Deputies seek suspect in Eugene burglary

Lefever is a person of interest in multiple burglaries, vehicle break-ins and thefts in Douglas and Lane counties, authorities said.

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 2:19 PM
Updated: Sep 10, 2019 3:32 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a burglary suspect who should be considered armed and dangerous.

Deputies responded to a report of a burglary at a business on Leghorn Avenue in Eugene at about 7:30 a.m. Sept. 6.

Authorities obtained video surveillance of the suspect, who they believe to be Franklin Lefever, 51.

Lefever is a person of interest in multiple burglaries, vehicle break-ins and thefts in Douglas and Lane counties, authorities said.

He is described as white, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 200 pounds and bald and has blue eyes.

Deputies said he is known to drive a white 2019 Toyota Tacoma with the Oregon license plate 310 LDA. They said it is a rental car. He has also been associated with a 1992 Bounder motor home with an Oregon license plate.

Lefever is most often in Douglas County, deputies said, but has been in the Eugene area recently.

If you have seen Lefever or know where he is, authorities ask that you contact the Lane County Sheriff’s Office at 541-682-4141, but they warn against approaching him.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 30801

Reported Deaths: 526
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah6818130
Marion444790
Washington428958
Umatilla291341
Clackamas225661
Malheur152723
Jackson10394
Lane96415
Deschutes76912
Yamhill73814
Jefferson5138
Polk50215
Morrow4886
Lincoln47213
Linn46613
Union4352
Benton2856
Klamath2732
Hood River2450
Wasco2343
Douglas2093
Josephine1832
Columbia1541
Coos1380
Clatsop1170
Baker902
Crook601
Tillamook480
Lake280
Wallowa281
Curry270
Sherman180
Harney120
Gilliam80
Grant80
Unassigned00
Wheeler00
Eugene
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 50°
Corvallis
Broken Clouds
48° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 48°
Roseburg
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 53°
North Bend
Overcast
54° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 54°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events