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 »

Springfield Businesses Come, Crime Goes

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — New businesses are popping up all over downtown Springfield, but it’s also the businesses that are leaving that are contributing to the successful revitalization of downtown and a huge decrease in crime. About three years ago, police say the 300 and 400 blocks of Main Street were the most dangerous blocks in … Continue reading »

Three Teens Arrested for Burglary

SPRINGFIELD, Ore — Three male juveniles were arrested Monday night on burglary charges. Springfield Police were dispatched to a house on L Street around 8 p.m., on a report of a burglary. Upon arrival, officers learned that $250 in change was stolen and the suspects had fled the scene. Officers notified nearby businesses of the … Continue reading »

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