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 »

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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