SPD Says Driver Likely Ran Red Light

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say the driver involved in a fatal crash was likely running a red light when he entered the crosswalk on 54th and Main Sunday, killing three children and injuring their mother. Brian Antone, Patrol Officer for Springfield Police Department said various witness accounts of the crash indicate that the driver … Continue reading »

Man Leads Police on Chase

Springfield, Ore. – Springfield police say a man was in possession of meth when he led officers on a pursuit. Police say 21-year-old Richard Unatin led officers on a chase for more than 20 minutes on Highway 126 and I-5 Monday night, after an officer attempted to stop him for several traffic violations near Harlow … Continue reading »

Flag at Springfield School Burned

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield early learning center is on the search for answers after finding the American flag hanging in front of the school burned. Springfield police says a person from the Brattain Early Learning Center reported the crime early Friday. Investigators believe it happened sometime between Thursday evening and the early hours of … Continue reading »

Suspect Arrested in Springfield Chase

UPDATE: Police say they arrested 39-year-old William Carl Mann this afternoon near the Springfield Country Club. Mann is in the Lane County Jail on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen vehicle, eluding, reckless driving and kidnapping. SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are searching for a man, possibly armed, in … Continue reading »

Suspect Wanted in Hit-and-Run

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A father has died as a result of a hit-and-run in Springfield. Springfield Police are searching for the suspect who hit and killed a father and injured his son as they were crossing the street at 54th and Main Street after buying groceries at Safeway. They say it happened before 6 p.m. … Continue reading »

Police Searching for Missing Man

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are searching for a man who disappeared more than three weeks ago. 33-year-old Adam Johns was last seen October 2nd on the 3500 block of Oregon Street in Springfield. Police say he went to the coast with a relative and a friend and came back the same night. He left … Continue reading »

SPD Holds Open House for Community

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Dozens of citizens got up close and personal with Springfield law enforcement Saturday, but it was all for education purposes. The Springfield Justice Center hosted an open house from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It included tours, a K-9 demonstration, and free food. Police chief, Tim Doney, says the event allows the … Continue reading »

Woman Steals Car with Kids Inside

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman is in jail Sunday night after allegedly stealing a car on with a teenager and a child inside. Investigators say a mother went into Safeway on Main Street in Springfield just before 4:00 p.m. Saturday. She left the engine on with her two kids, a 17 year old and … Continue reading »

Dog Attacks Child in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield girl is recovering Monday night after being attacked by a family dog on Sunday evening, and it’s sparking another debate over pit bulls. Investigators say the attack happened in the 1100 block of Olympic Street on Sunday evening. Springfield police say the 2 year old girl is in stable condition on Monday … Continue reading »

Fight Injures 2 Police Officers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two Springfield Police officers are recovering after they were injured in a fight with an armed man Sunday. Police say it all happened at Jasper’s Deli on the 5600 block of Main St. Officers responded to a call at the location just after 9 a.m. and found Troy Minson, who had multiple warrants for … Continue reading »

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