Interview: EPD Citizen Radar Program

EUGENE, Ore. — Are you ever frustrated when speeders ignore posted speed limits, especially in a school zone? You can help the Eugene Police Department track problem areas. Debbie Janecek from EPD shared more about the program on KEZI 9 News Midday. To sign up for the program, call Harlow Meno with Eugene Police Crime … Continue reading »

EPD Tickets 140 Drivers

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department handed out 140 tickets during its traffic enforcement Tuesday. ¬†Throughout the day motorcycle officers pulled over more than 160 people, but let some off with just a warning. Of the 140 citations police ticketed 75 people for speeding, 11 people for using their cellphones, 24 people for driving … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Hold Traffic Stings

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department will hold its second traffic sting in a couple of weeks to remind drivers to stay off their cell phones and to drive the speed limit. Police handed out dozens of citations Wednesday during their first undercover operation, near Valley River Center, including 45 tickets for cell phone … Continue reading »

Deputies Cite Driver of a Look-Alike Car

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Marion County Sheriffs Deputies arrested and cited the driver of a car that resembled a police vehicle. Around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Traffic Safety Deputy Casey Burnham was conducting a traffic stop when a black Nissan Maxima sped by him. Burnham says the car was displaying white and amber flashing lights in the … Continue reading »

Local Police Focus on Safe Driving

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department plans to crack down on unsafe driving for the next two weeks. Officers are focusing on drivers who are speeding or impaired or those without their seat belt on. EPD says some areas could have double or triple the usual coverage to get those issues in check. It … Continue reading »

School Zone Speeding Could Double Ticket

EUGENE/SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Kids are headed back to school this week. It’s something they and their parents prepped for for weeks, but drivers need to prepare, too. Eugene and Springfield police want to remind drivers to be patient, watch for pedestrians, follow the crosswalk law and stop for buses. But above all, you should watch … Continue reading »