Former SPD Chief’s Alleged Scandal

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — City mangers say former Police Chief Jerry Smith was pushed into early retirement after a photo surfaced of Smith kissing another city employee. City Manager Gino Grimaldi says the photo dates back to before Smith’s retirement. He says it’s against city policy for an employee to have a relationship with someone who … Continue reading »

Update: Name Released in House Fire

Update: Springfield Police released the name of the victim in Thursday’s fatal house fire. Police say Karen Ann Rose, 60, was found dead in the home when firefighters responded. SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Fire and Police responded to a house fire Thursday morning to discover a woman did not make it out alive. The home … Continue reading »

Family Looks for Missing Springfield Man

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police alerted the community earlier this week about a 25-year-old Springfield man who’s been missing since late last month. Rocky Redmon’s family first found out he was missing when they found a goodbye note in his apartment. They said that seemed more like a suicide note. Ever since, they’ve been worried and … Continue reading »

Mother Keeps Pushing for Video Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman is still on a mission to change video voyeurism laws in Oregon. Chrystal Stutesman’s daughter was allegedly videotape for more than year in her bedroom by a neighbor. Dana Bishop is charged with numerous misdemeanors for taping the girl. On Thursday, Stutesman met with Oregon Senator Floyd Prozanski. Stutesman … Continue reading »

Springfield Police Look for Missing Man

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police need help locating a missing man. Rocky Redmon, 25, was reported missing on May 3 and has not been heard from since. He doesn’t have a car, but his bicycle is unaccounted for. He’s 5’8” and weighs about 140 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. If you have … Continue reading »

Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police arrested the man they believe robbed the Key Bank on the 700 Block of A Street earlier this week. Officers discovered 53-year-old Raymond Whitney Downing at the home of an acquaintance on Thursday evening. He was taken into custody without incident. He currently being held at the Lane County Jail … Continue reading »

Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The Springfield Police Department is looking for the suspect involved in a robbery Monday. Around 5 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Key Bank at 725 A St. Officers say a man entered the bank and threatened to shoot the employee if she didn’t cooperate, but he never … Continue reading »

Detectives Expand Voyeur Investigation

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police went back to the home of a suspected voyeur Thursday to look for more computer equipment. They say an initial search turned up several troubling letters written by Dana Bishop to his 10-year-old victim. Officers served a new search warrant Thursday. Originally detectives say this case was about illegal surveillance, … Continue reading »

Springfield Mom Pushes for Video Law

SALEM, Ore. — A Springfield mother whose 10-year-old daughter was allegedly videotaped by a neighbor for more than a year is seeking help from lawmakers to make the crime a felony. Dana Bishop is charged with numerous misdemeanors for taping the girl. Chrystal Stutesman, the victim’s mother, contacted lawmakers and already Senator Tim Knopp agreed … Continue reading »

Cougar Sighting Reported in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department received several reports of a cougar sighting in the Hayden Bridge area. ODFW says it’s looking into several similar calls in the past two weeks. If you see a cougar in your neighborhood, call Springfield police.

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