EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Police Department reported an increase in bicycle thefts in 2013, so far. Since January 1, 174 bikes have been reported stolen in Eugene. That’s up 64 percent from last year, when 106 bikes were stolen in the first three months of 2012. A total of 848 bicycles were reported stolen … Continue reading »
ALBANY, Ore. — Bicycles are among the most common items stolen in Albany. Many of them will never be returned to their owners, so they will be auctioned online. “It’s a crime of opportunity. A lot of times these bikes are left out in the open, parked in the driveway, left leaning against a tree, and … Continue reading »
LEBANON, Ore. — Linn County sheriff’s deputies say they solved several burglaries by searching one Lebanon home. Deputies got a tip that they’d find stolen property at that house. When they got there, they talked to Richard Ramsey who allegedly claimed the items were his. A search warrant and further investigation led to Ramsey’s arrest.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — A former Girl Scout troop leader is facing first-degree theft charges for stealing more than $8,000 from her troop’s bank account. Investigators say she stole money from cookie sales. Benton County sheriff’s deputies arrested Sheila Cowart on Saturday. “I’m sorry and give me a chance to make it right and I will,” Cowart … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police are looking for a man that has been using a stolen ATM card. The suspect used the ATM card multiple times at an ATM machine in Corvallis. Police say he may be seen in a silver, four-door sedan with a black stripe down the side. If you recognize this person, … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are still looking for the man who crashed a stolen car into a utility pole Easter weekend. James Naylor remains at large. Police say he crashed a Nissan into the pole on Royal Avenue and fled the scene. Crime prevention specialists continue to get the word out on how to … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Two people were arrested after an off-duty Eugene police officer spotted them driving a stolen vehicle. He called dispatch Sunday afternoon and police later found the vehicle in the 500 block of International Way in Springfield. Eugene police officers arrested Tyler James Gardner, 29, and Tiffany Honochick, 22, both of Eugene, for … Continue reading »