Springfield Police Blotter – Feb. 02 – 04, 2015

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Police Blotter

Springfield Police Blotter. Stories from the men and women of the Springfield Police Department. This edition covers Feb. 02 – 04, 2015

 


 

 

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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

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INCIDENT: Robbery 1 Arrest                             CASE # 15-1176

 

LOCATION:  35th Street Market

1279 35th Street, Springfield

 

DATE/ TIME:  February 4, 2015/1250 hrs.

 

ARRESTED: Smallwood, Joseph Louis 19 yrs. of Eugene.

 

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NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT: On the above listed date and time officers responded to the 35th Street Market, located at 1279 35th Street, to a reported armed robbery that just occurred.  When officers arrived in the area, an alert citizen flagged them down and provided them with cellphone footage she had taken of the possible suspect.  That footage included the license plate of the suspect vehicle.  That information was broadcast to all officers.

 

A short time later the vehicle was located going westbound on Main Street in the 1900 block. The vehicle was stopped in the 1300 block of Main, where Joseph Smallwood was taken into custody without incident.  A handgun and cash from the robbery were located at the vehicle stop.

 

In the subsequent investigation, police obtained sufficient evidence to charge Mr. Smallwood with another armed robbery that was committed on February 2, 2015 at Rommy’s Market, located at 701 West M Street in Springfield.  A handgun was also displayed in that robbery and cash was taken.

 

Joseph Louis Smallwood was lodged at the Lane County Jail on two counts of Robbery 1 and two counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

 

The investigation is continuing.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:  Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721 or 729-2310

 

NEWS RELEASE COMPLETED BY: Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721

 


 

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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

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INCIDENT:        UUV Arrest & Patrol Car Crash

 

DATE/ TIME:           February 4, 2015

 

LOCATION:       19th & Hayden Bridge in Springfield

 

ARRESTED:       Caudy, Jack Dwayne

DOB: 071790 / Age 24

Transient

 

CHARGES:    Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle (UUV)

Elude by Foot

Unauthorized Entry into a Motor Vehicle (UEMV)

Interfering with a Peace Officer

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On February 4, 2015 at 0229 hours SPD K-9 Officer Hargis spotted a stolen Toyota Prius in the area of 17th and S Street in Springfield.  A vehicle stop was initiated and the suspect (Jack Caudy) exited the stolen vehicle and attempted to elude capture.  He was apprehended after a short foot pursuit by Officer Hargis and his K-9 partner.

 

A back-up Officer responding to the area of the foot pursuit failed to negotiate the corner at 19th and Hayden Bridge and crashed his patrol car into a nearby residence.  There were no injuries to the occupants of the house or the officer.  As per policy an outside agency is asked to investigate the crash.  The Eugene Police Department is conducting that investigation.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:  Sgt. Richard Charboneau 726-2326 or Captain Richard Lewis 726-3721

 

NEWS RELEASE COMPLETED BY:  Captain Richard Lewis

 

Caudy, Jack Dwayne

 


 

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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:  Armed Dispute Arrest

Location:  900 block G St.

Case Number:  15-1101

Date/Time:   1422 hrs.

More Information:   Sergeant Rich Charboneau  541-726-2326

Completed By: Sergeant Richard Jones

 

SUSPECT:   Montez, Izais A.  15 years of age

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:  On 2/2/15 at about 1422 hrs. Springfield Police received a call from Springfield High School employees about a dispute at a home near the school between a student and an adult.  Witnesses reported the student had armed himself with a machete knife and was swinging it at the adult.

 

Officers arriving in the area located the adult and quickly identified the 15 year old student who was involved.  A short time later he was pointed out by school employees near the Two River’s- Dos Rios School at 1084 G St.  The student was taken into custody without incident.  Springfield High School and the Two Rivers- Dos Rios School went into lock down for a short time during the incident.

 

The suspect was transported to Serbu Youth Campus where he was lodged for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Reckless Endangering, Menacing and Disorderly Conduct.   

 


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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

INCIDENT: Robbery 1                                                  CASE # 15-1102

 

LOCATION: Rommy’s Market at 701 West M Street, Springfield

 

DATE/ TIME:                           February 2, 2015/1524 hrs.

 

SUSPECT: White male 20-30, thin build and medium height. Last seen wearing a gray

hoodie and sweatpants.  Suspect was also carrying a small backpack.  Suspect was armed with a silver colored handgun.

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NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT: On the above listed date and time officers responded to Rommy’s Market after the store owner reported being robbed a gunpoint.  The lone gunman entered the business and removed cash from the till, after pointing a handgun at the proprietor. He was last seen running east from the store, on West M Street with an undisclosed amount of cash.  Police were in the area quickly, but the suspect was not located.

 

Nobody was injured in the incident and the Springfield Police Department urges anyone with information about this crime to contact them.

 

The investigation is continuing.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:  Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721 or 729-2310

 

NEWS RELEASE COMPLETED BY: Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721

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