Father Discusses Son’s Struggles

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — Ron Spooner says a very private struggle his family has been dealing with for years became very public Tuesday morning when his son got in an altercation, drove erratically down the highway ramming cars, and led troopers on a pursuit. Spooner says his son Ryan was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when … Continue reading »

Officer Injured During Vehicle Pursuit

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department says an officer is injured after a  vehicle pursuit turned foot chase Friday night. Just after 10 p.m. Friday, a Springfield officer attempted to pull over a driver he believed was intoxicated on the 2900 block of Main Street. Police say the driver, later identified as Gustabo Moreno, … Continue reading »

Chase Ends in Family’s Front Yard

EUGENE, Ore. — The Hughes family had an earlier than normal start to their Saturday, after a high speed chase ended in a crash right in front of their house. “We were sleeping and it sounded like an earthquake and so we sat up and then we heard police sirens and came out here to … Continue reading »

Police Catch Second Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Two men were taken into custody following an early morning police chase Wednesday. KEZI 9 News was there as police chased down and captured one of the two suspects. Anthony Teal, 23, was taken to Lane County Jail shortly after the car he was in went over an embankment in Skinner Butte … Continue reading »

Suspects Arrested Following Pursuit

LEBANON, Ore. – Lebanon Police arrested two men after a dangerous pursuit Monday. Police say they spotted a vehicle that was reported stolen Sunday night near the intersection of 7th and Tangent streets around noon. Police caught up with the vehicle travelling northbound on Hansard Street. The driver, identified as Cary Pedigo, 24, of Lebanon, … Continue reading »