Police dog, drone team help capture burglary suspect

Clarence Scharbrough, 43, of Eugene had outstanding felony warrants, and police said he will also be charged with first-degree burglary.

Posted: Dec 3, 2019 5:15 PM
Updated: Dec 3, 2019 5:23 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Police responded to a burglary in progress at a Eugene home this afternoon.

Police said a neighbor saw a man breaking into a home in the 1700 block of West 18th Avenue.

When officers arrived at about 12:30 p.m., the suspect had run from the home. A perimeter was set up and a drone was deployed. Police dog Cwyk also arrived to assist.

Together, they found the suspect in a yard a block away from the burglary, police said. The suspect followed officer’s orders to get out of the shed he was in and he was taken into custody.

Clarence Scharbrough, 43, of Eugene had outstanding felony warrants, and police said he will also be charged with first-degree burglary.

Another man was contacted during the incident. Police said Dustin Lindsay, 46, of Eugene had unrelated federal warrants.

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
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 70°
Corvallis
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 67°
Roseburg
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 70°
North Bend
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 61°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events