Judge Hands Down 50-Year Sentence

EUGENE, Ore. — A Lane County judge sentenced a man to 50 years in prison for a sex abuse case. The courtroom was filled with supportive friends and families during Wednesday’s trial. People on both sides shed tears as the parties worked through the case and sentencing. In less than two hours, the presiding judge … Continue reading »

UO Employee Charged with Sex Abuse

EUGENE, Ore. — A University of Oregon employee is charged with sexually abusing girls between the ages of 6 and 12. Eugene police arrested Russell Crummett Thursday morning. Crummet was a facilities manager at the College of Education building on campus. Friday he was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to several charges of sex abuse … Continue reading »

UO Employee Arrested on Sex Charges

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man was arrested Thursday morning for sex crimes involving children. Russell Crummett, 49, has been indicted on several charges, including multiple counts of first-degree sex abuse and first-degree sodomy. Police say Crummett abused at least three girls, between the ages of 6 and 12, over a period of months. The … Continue reading »