Eugene police clear homeless campers near Lane County Courthouse

Police cleared the Butterfly Lot in fall 2018 when the city decided to open a camp on Highway 99.

Posted: Feb. 22, 2019 5:56 PM
Updated: Feb. 25, 2019 12:08 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene police cleared homeless campers from sidewalks outside the Lane County Courthouse late Friday afternoon.

Campers were told to pack up and move along, and not for the first time. This latest move follows a months-long conflict over the Buttefly Lot downtown.

Police cleared the Butterfly Lot in fall 2018 when a camp was opened on Highway 99.

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