Four men face charges after guns seized in Lane County

Deputies served a search warrant on Wednesday.

Posted: Jun 10, 2020 5:44 PM
Updated: Jun 10, 2020 6:00 PM

LANE COUNTY, Ore. – Four people are facing charges after the Lane County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant on Wednesday.

At about 7 a.m. deputies arrived to a home at Poodle Creek Road and Highway 126 in connection with a felon in possession of a firearm case.

Three men were arrested and taken to the Lane County Jail and another was cited. Deputies said multiple guns were seized, including a stolen firearm.

Dustin Conn, 37, of Veneta was arrested on a probation violation, deputies said.


Timothy Shafer, 20, of Noti faces charges of first-degree theft, possession of a prohibited firearm and firearms transfer by an unlicensed person.

Deputies said Miles Smith, 30, of Eugene was arrested on a parole violation.


Joseph Swenson, 58, of Eugene was cited for felon in possession of a firearm.

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