WILDERVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police have arrested 35-year-old Bethanie Jones on allegations related to the shooting of her husband. Police responded to calls just before 10 p.m. Saturday on the 400 block of Waters Creek Road in Wilderville. Troopers say 35-year-old Darick Jones had been shot in the leg. Darick is not thought to have … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — If you get pulled over for drinking and driving on the Fourth of July and refuse to take a breathalyzer test, be prepared to give blood. This is a first for Eugene police. If you’re pulled over on the Fourth and appear impaired, you will first take the field sobriety test. If … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Police say an 80-year-old Eugene man was killed when he was struck by a car as he crossed the street around noon Saturday. This happened on River Rd. near Irving. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say impairment wasn’t an issue in the crash.
EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon Police are offering a way for students to get around campus safely at night. UOPD says there are other services on campus, such as Safe Ride, aimed to help students get around safely, but that requires scheduling ahead of time and can be inconvenient to students. So, UOPD has … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Checking in with Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns on crime prevention.
ROSEBURG, Ore. – Roseburg Police are looking for the suspect involved in robbery Monday morning. Police say around 11:10 a.m. they responded to the report of a robbery at the Umpqua Bank on Garden Valley Boulevard near Troost Street. RPD says a man walked into the bank, indicated he had a weapon and demanded money. … Continue reading »
GERVAIS, Ore. — Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies located a suspect they say may have been involved in a felony assault out of Eugene. Police blocked off an area near Concomly Rd. NE near Hwy. 99 Saturday night as they searched for a suspect. Residents in the area were asked to remain inside. Just before 10:15 … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene resident stopped a drunken intruder from entering his house, stabbing the suspect in the process. It happened on the 2300 block of Norkenzie Rd. around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Police say the residents knew the suspect and he had been at their home earlier in the evening. When he returned, … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — For more than an hour Wednesday morning, police combed through a South Eugene neighborhood trying to reunite a toddler with his family. Police said it was a very rare situation, since the little boy was found, but no one ever noticed he was gone. Police went door to door with the toddler … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — A 21-year-old Philomath man was arrested on Sunday on multiple charges including driving under the influence of intoxicants. In his mugshot, Ross McMakin is seen wearing a shirt that says “Drunk as _____,” including profanity. Corvallis Police say McMakin’s girlfriend told him not to drive after he had consumed alcohol on Sunday. … Continue reading »