Residents React to Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents say a shooting in a local store parking lot came as a surprise. Neighbors near the Walmart on Olympic Street say they regularly shop at the store and a shooting is the last thing they would expect to happen; but, they’re relieved at how quickly police handled the situation. Barbara Bradley … Continue reading »

Two Suspects Caught In Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police released the names of the two men arrested in Saturday’s shooting outside Walmart, that sent one person was transported to the hospital with gun shot wounds. Police set up a perimeter around a Springfield neighborhood on West N Street and Prescott Lane on Saturday evening. The shooting that started about … Continue reading »

K-9 Helps Police Find Suspects

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are thanking their four-legged officers for helping them find the shooting suspects from the shooting at the Springfield Wal-Mart. K-9 units were on the scene from both Eugene and Springfield police departments yesterday. Fedo is with Springfield police. Officer Justin Myers is Fedo’s handler and he said having dogs on the … Continue reading »

Walmart Shooting Suspects in Custody

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  Springfield Police caught both suspects they believe were involved in a  shooting in the Walmart parking lot on Olympic Street Saturday afternoon. Police say one person was shot and is in the hospital in serious condition. Officers say they don’t know if the victim will make it. Officers say two groups of … Continue reading »

Police Shoot Man in Standoff

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man is in serious condition after being shot by a police officer late on Friday night. Springfield Police responded to a duplex on the 1600 block of 1st Street after neighbors called and reported a suicidal man with a loaded gun. Officers evacuated the neighboring home and surrounded the duplex. Then, … Continue reading »

Police Officer Impersonator Arrested

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police arrested a man accused of impersonating a police officer. Police located Travis Lee Riley, 29, of Junction City, on Wednesday. On July 18, Springfield Police responded to calls from Gateway Mall reporting that a man had approached at least one individual and displayed a badge and handgun. The suspect told the … Continue reading »

Vehicle Pursuit Ends At Gateway Mall

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police arrested a man Monday night after a vehicle pursuit that ended at the Gateway Mall. Around 7:30 p.m. a Springfield Police Sergeant noticed a recently stolen vehicle near the intersection of Oakdale Drive and Fiesta Street. When the officer tried to pull the car over, the driver sped off. The … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Setting House Fire

VIDA, Ore. — A 19-year-old man is behind bars for allegedly setting a fire in his home early Sunday morning. Oregon State Police arrived at a home on McKenzie Highway after receiving a call that one of the residents had set a fire in the bathroom.  One of the homeowners was able to extinguish the … Continue reading »

Springfield Police Buzz the Fuzz

  SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A number of Springfield police officers said goodbye to their heads of hair Monday, all in the name of a good cause. Some were definitely reluctant, but in the end about 12 Springfield Police officers shaved off their hair to raise money for the American Cancer Society. “It’s a good thing … Continue reading »

Interview: National Night Out

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — National Night Out, the finale to Springfield SummerFair, will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Island Park on Sunday. The event is free to the public. The event takes place in cities across the U.S., promoting police and community partnerships. The events hope to better local crime and drug … Continue reading »

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