Safeway Robbery Photos Released

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police want you to look at some surveillance photos and see if it helps identify a robbery suspect. The robbery happened on Jan. 22 at the Safeway store on Main Street in Springfield. Employees say the male suspect pointed a small gun and demanded money. Once he had it, police say he … Continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping Victim Speaks

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are looking for a man who they said tried to kidnap a woman near the West D Street boat landing. The victim said it was a terrifying experience and she’s hopeful sharing her story will make others more aware of their surroundings. Leslie Thomas started her Saturday with a run … Continue reading »

Crime Worries Springfield Business Owner

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield business owner robbed at gunpoint last month says she can’t catch a break from those loitering and acting suspicious around her business. That business owner isn’t alone in her concerns. The owner of Cool Beenz Coffee in Springfield says since she was robbed at the end of July she’s had … Continue reading »

SPD Searches for Shooting Suspect

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The search is on for a man accused of shooting his girlfriend early Thursday morning. At about 2:30 a.m., Springfield police got a call from Gateway Mall security reporting a woman was injured in the parking lot, asking for police. When officers arrived, they found the victim had been shot in the … Continue reading »

Thief Crashes Stolen Car

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say a car involved in a crash Monday morning was stolen from a dealership. SPD says it received several calls around 8:30 a.m. of a 2011 Honda Accord driving the wrong direction on Main Street. A few minutes later, officers got a call about an accident at Pioneer Parkway and … Continue reading »

School’s Flower Pots Returned

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The flower pots stolen from Centennial Elementary School were returned Friday morning. The school’s Girl Scout troop bought the flower pots with their cookie money, but someone stole the pots shortly after the girls put the pots outside of the school. School administration hopes the return of the flowers will help teach … Continue reading »

Donor Gives $250 to Girl Scouts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Girl Scout troop, whose fundraising project was stolen, received a $250 anonymous donation. Earlier this week, someone stole some of the potted plants the girls had placed outside their school. Months-long work of raising the money, picking the flowers and planting them were gone over night. The girls vowed they wouldn’t … Continue reading »

Thief Takes Girl Scout Flowers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local Girl Scout troop donated some potted plants to their elementary school, but someone stole them less than 24 hours later. The girls are first graders at Centennial Elementary School in Springfield. Their troop leader says their Daisy Girl Scout troop wanted to do something nice for their school. So they … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Invasion of Privacy

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is behind bars for reportedly using cameras to watch people inside their homes. Springfield police say they found a camera system in Dana Wayne Bishop’s home, as well as extensive amounts of computer hardware. Bishop faces several counts of invasion of privacy. Anyone with information about his activities should … Continue reading »

Attempted Murder Suspect Arraigned

EUGENE, Ore. — A suspect in an attempted murder in 2011 is back in Oregon to face charges. Police say David Robert Friend, Jr. was returned to Oregon Thursday after escaping to California. Police found and arrested him back in December. Investigators say Friend, along with his younger brother, broke into a Springfield man’s home … Continue reading »

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