Eugene Police Department

Taking Back Downtown


Well, it seems at least some of you made those calls to our city government.  I decided to brave downtown to grab a quick bite before heading out on other duties, not something I’d normally do.  To my happy surprise, what did I see? This: Smack dab in Kesey Square. Yes, I was pleasantly surprised

EPD Warns of Prize Scam


EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman listened to her intuition and sniffed out a scam artist who was impersonating a Eugene Police lieutenant. That scammer told the woman she won thousands of dollars but had to pay, before she could get the cash. Eugene Police say the 73-year-old woman did the right thing, verifying the … Continue reading »

Videotaping Police: EPD Drafts Policy


EUGENE, Ore. — As videotaping of police officers gains national attention, the Eugene Police Commission is addressing its own policy. Thursday night it discussed its draft “Recording Police Activities by the Community.” Police want to make sure the public knows it’s their right to record police activities. But, there are reasonable restrictions. “You can’t trespass … Continue reading »

Three Vehicle Crash at 6th & Chambers


EUGENE, Ore — Crews responded to the scene of a three vehicle crash on West 6th & Chambers just before 6:00 a.m. on Friday morning. Eugene Police say all three vehicles were heavily damaged, and one person was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries. The crash closed the westbound … Continue reading »

Missing Eugene Toddler Found in Arizona


EUGENE, Ore. — A three-year-old boy from Eugene who went missing nearly a year ago is safe. He was found in Arizona Sunday. Mother Alicia Lopez says her three-year-old son Tristan Silva went missing last March after his dad took him during a custody dispute. Lopez says she was worried about the safety of her … Continue reading »

Police Warn of Suspicious Man


EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is warning women to be on the lookout after a man allegedly followed multiple women near 22nd and Olive. Over the past week, women called police saying a man in a white 2001 or 2002 Jeep followed them and tried to approach them. Police say people in that … Continue reading »

Police Car Crashes Into Home


SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man is taken into custody, accused of leading officers on a chase that ended with a police officer’s car crashing into a Springfield home. By early Wednesday afternoon, it’s a much different scene at a home on the corner of 19th and Hayden Bridge Road than just a few hours earlier. … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Called to EPD


EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Springfield Fire Department reported to Eugene Police Department headquarters on the 300 block of Country Club Road  around 8 a.m. Saturday. Noxious odors were reported, and the building was evacuated. No injuries have been reported.

Grill Stolen From Bar


EUGENE, Ore. — A restaurant bar in Eugene is without a smoker after thieves stole it over the Christmas holiday. The Paddock owner says he received a text from his bar manager Friday morning saying the grill was gone. He says he’s floored that someone would do this during the holidays. “It’s extremely frustrating. Friday … Continue reading »

Eugene Officers Respond to Shots Fired


EUGENE, Ore. — Despite an intense search, Eugene Police say they couldn’t find the source of several reported gun shots in West Eugene Friday night. Multiple units responded to a call on the 3900 block of West 12th. Police say they got a call about a dispute with shots fired just before 6:30 p.m. The … Continue reading »

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