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Methamphetamine Distribution Conspirators Sentenced


Cesar Arnoldo Menjivar, 30, of Lane County, Oregon, was sentenced on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Ann Aiken to a 96-month prison term for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

Officer Involved Shooting in Josephine County

police shooting

On May 29, 2015 at approximately 10:27 p.m., two Oregon State Police Troopers responded to a 911 call at an address in rural Josephine County near Wilderville on the report of a domestic disturbance.

Sheriff’s Office Requesting Assistance Locating Wanted Person

The Sheriff’s Office received information that a wanted person, 31 year old TRAVIS LEE RILEY, was in the Junction City area.

Eugene Man Arrested Following Grand Jury Indictment For 2014 Crash

Kitzel 2014 crash Lane County

On May 18th, 2015, OSP Troopers arrested Rick KITZEL, 21, of Eugene, on an arrest warrant issued for five counts of Assault III and Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants.

Citizen Police Commendations for 2015

Thank You Police

The Eugene Police Department received hundreds of thank you comments from citizens in 2015. Below is a sample of those commendations.

Complete Investigation Files on Brian Babb Shooting

Brian Babb officer involved shooting death

The Lane County IDFIT review of the March 30, 2015 officer-involved-shooting of Brian Babb is complete. The investigation was led by detectives from the Oregon State Police.

Eugene Police Make Arrest with Help of K-9

Natividad Contreras

Friday, May 1st, at approximately 12:37 p.m., Eugene Police K-9 unit responded to a report of an Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle in the area of Royal and Echo Hollow.

DA Seeks Information in Kidnapping Case

Logan Jackson Wright

22-year-old Logan Jackson Wright was arrested April 22nd after Eugene Police were contacted by a woman who claimed she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted by Wright, an acquaintance of the woman.

Pursuit Through Two Counties Ends in Arrest

Shane Shantie

After the pursuit and a brief standoff with police the driver exited his vehicle and refused to follow commands. He was taken into custody by police after less than lethal force was used to subdue him.

Theft Suspects Remain Unidentified

Eugene theft suspects

This is a surveillance photo from March 18, where suspects are using a victim’s credit card at a 7-11 to purchase items.

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