EPD Police Chief Reflects on Memorial

FORT BRAGG, Calif. — A group of Eugene Police Officers attended the memorial service Wednesday for the California sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty last week. The deputy was allegedly shot by a Eugene man. Chief Pete Kerns said ten people with the Eugene Police Department drove down to Fort Bragg, California Wednesday … Continue reading »

Neighbors React to Eugene Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — After police confirmed George Wasson was the victim of Wednesday’s murder and house fire in Eugene, neighbors are reacting. Police are trying to find the possible connection between him and the suspect Ricardo Chaney. Police have confirmed Wasson was the person found dead inside his home. Though Ricardo Chaney also lived in … Continue reading »

Homicide, Carjacking Cases Connected

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are investigating the homicide of a Eugene man and a carjacking of two victims, which they say are related. Both incidents happened on March 19. Police responded after midnight to a house fire on Elk Avenue where they say 79-year-old George Bundy Wasson was shot and killed. They say the … Continue reading »

Local Carjacking Ends in CA Shootout

EUGENE, Ore. — Two people are dead including a California Sheriff’s Deputy after a crime spree that started in Eugene. Just after 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning Eugene Police responded to an armed robbery and carjacking on Kinsrow Avenue, near Autzen Stadium. The carjacking crime spree ended in Northern California in a shootout with police. It … Continue reading »