“Tall Man Bandit” Identified

EUGENE, Ore. — The FBI says it now knows who the “tall bandit” is. Investigators say his real name is Chet Evans, and they need your help to find him. They’re offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. Evans’s suspected in six robberies, including the Key Bank on Coburg Road on Monday.

Robbers Target Pizza Shops

EUGENE, Ore. — Yet another Little Caesars falls victim to a robber. This is at least the second one in just the last few days. Eugene Police closed this shop on Green Acres for about 45 minutes while officers did their initial investigation. They say the suspect may have had a gun. “My initial reaction … Continue reading »

Hatchet Robbery Suspect Sentenced

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A jury found a man guilty of robbing a Springfield deli with a hatchet. A judge sentenced the robbery suspect to more than seven years in prison yesterday, but we’re getting our first look at the crime. Daniel Gehrig says he was at Ashley’s Deli in December when all of sudden he … Continue reading »

Hatchet Robber Sentenced

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The man who attempted to rob a Main Street business with a hatchet last December has sentenced to more than seven years in prison. On Dec. 30, 2012, the surveillance video from Ashley’s Deli showed Sidney Queener, 22, attempting to rob the cashier with a hatchet in his hand. Queener was tackled … Continue reading »

Suspect Tries to Rob UO Student

EUGENE, Ore. — A University of Oregon student says a man tried to rob him at knifepoint Thursday night. The student reported a man came up to him on campus near Pioneer Cemetery and the education annex building. The student says he was walking by himself around midnight through that when a stranger approached him, … Continue reading »

BCSO Searching for Robbery Suspect

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding a man deputies say robbed the Country Market and Deli Wednesday afternoon. They say he walked into the store a little before 5:30 p.m. and showed the clerk a gun. He then left with an undisclosed amount of money. Deputies describe the suspect as … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Robbery and Kidnapping

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police had their hands full responding to a robbery and kidnapping early Saturday morning. Police said two men were getting ready to pick up a friend at about 2:30 a.m. at the Sky Box Apartments on Villard Street. They were surprised to find 27-year-old Jeramey Ortega hiding in the back seat. … Continue reading »

SPD K-9 Nabs Knife Wielding Robber

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local man with a lengthy criminal record is in the Lane County Jail, after Springfield Police say he threatened Walmart employees with a knife after robbing the store Saturday around midnight. Investigators say 26-year-old Brian Brusewitz was trying to exit the store on Olympic Street with stolen goods when an employee … Continue reading »

Robbery Suspect Caught on Camera

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police need help finding the man they think robbed a Radio Shack Thursday morning. Officers say a man walked into the downtown store, flashed a gun and demanded cash. He then forced the only person working at the store into the back of the shop. Then he stole some iPhones. The … Continue reading »

Springfield’s “The Pump Cafe” Robbed

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield’s eatery “The Pump Cafe” was robbed, allegedly by its own employee, early Saturday morning. The owner caught the suspect red handed. Shortly after midnight 31-year-old Tony Carr climbed through the window. The owner of “The Pump”, who had been alerted by the alarm company, saw Carr crawl through and exit out … Continue reading »

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