Teens Facing Menacing Charges

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two Springfield teenagers are in jail Sunday night after reportedly leading police on a foot chase for more than a mile. Just after midnight Sunday morning, Springfield Police responded to a call at the corner of G and Mill after someone called 911 saying two people they knew were threatening them and … Continue reading »

Victim In Motel Fire Identified

SPRINGFIELD, ORE. — Police say the woman who died in the McKenzie Motel fire in Springfield was 22-year-old, Mariah Dawn McElroy from Springfield. They say her screams early Sunday morning likely saved the three survivors. Early Sunday morning, neighbors near the McKenzie Motel near 17th and Main in Springfield, were drawn outside. “I was sitting … Continue reading »

Two Men Rob Woman in Her Car

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are searching for two men they say robbed a woman at gun point, Sunday. Police say the incident happened around 9 p.m. at the intersection of 5th and U Street. The victim was stopped in her vehicle when two men approached her car and pointed a gun at her. The … Continue reading »

A Day in the Life: Police Sergeant

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Paperwork, tickets and tense moments; it all comes with being a police sergeant. Sgt. Brian Gay of the Springfield Police Department shares what it’s like to live a day in his life.

Police Respond to Armed Dispute

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police responded to reports of an armed dispute Wednesday evening at 2727 Gateway St. They say Jeremy Bishop became upset over the breakup of a relationship and pointed a shotgun at his ex-girlfriend, her father and a friend who came to help her move out. The victims left and called police … Continue reading »

Traffic Citation in Kaleb Oyervides Case

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say that Kimberly Ames, the woman who hit Kaleb Oyervides in a crosswalk last September, has been cited with careless driving. Because the crash caused serious physical injury to Kaleb, Police Sergeant Mike McCarthy says Ames will have to appear in municipal court in person. Ames could face some community … Continue reading »

Man Reportedly Kills His Girlfriend

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man walked into the emergency room at the McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center early Saturday morning and reportedly told hospital staff he killed his girlfriend. The man is now in jail facing murder charges. Springfield police said they found 26 year old Casey Wright’s body in the boyfriend’s home near 18th and … Continue reading »

Final Police Chief Candidates Chosen

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield narrowed its list for the next police chief. The city released the short list of four candidates Wednesday. One of those was Lane County District Attorney Alex Gardner. He has worked at the district attorney’s office since 2001 and served as district attorney since 2009. He holds several … Continue reading »

SPD Investigates Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police is investigating a shooting that allegedly is over the attempted theft of medical marijuana. Police say they responded to the home at about 6 a.m. Tuesday, in west Springfield. Richard Allen Kelly was lying in a neighboring yard, with a single gunshot wound. Police say they took the gun from … Continue reading »

Police Department Hosts Open House

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Justice Center is holding its annual open house Saturday morning. Last year, 800 to 900 showed up. Starting at 10 a.m, folks will have the opportunity to tour the department and its different vehicles. The department says it’s a family-friendly event and a great chance to interact with the public … Continue reading »

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