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Springfield Police Blotter – June 15-16, 2014

Springfield OR – Springfield Police Blotter.  Stories from the men and women of the Springfield Police Department. This edition covers  June 15-16, 2014.






Incident:         Injury Motor Vehicle Accident

Location:        I-105 eastbound at I-5

Case Number:           14-5126

Date/Time:     06/16/14  1621 hrs.

More Information: Sergeant Richard Charboneau  541-726-2326

Completed By: Sergeant Richard Jones 541-726-3728

Hunter, Richard T.  02/17/62  driver- POV to hospital for observation

Springfield, OR


Hunter, Trevor F.  11/13/91  passenger- Transported by ambulance 

Springfield, OR


Judy, David Paul  06/29/83  passenger- Transported by ambulance

Veneta, OR


Freeman, William A.  01/25/76   driver- POV to hospital for observation

Springfield, OR


Rothenberger, Craig R.  06/01/47  driver- Transported by ambulance

Junction City, OR


Pace, Crystal A.  10/15/78  driver- Transported by ambulance

Brownsville, OR



On 06/16/14 at about 1621 hrs. Springfield Police responded to a multiple vehicle accident on eastbound I-105 near I-5.  The chain reaction accident involved eight vehicles and was caused by the heavy rainfall at the time and drivers failing to leave enough room for speed, conditions and reaction time.  The persons listed above went to area hospitals for treatment.  None of the drivers or passengers had injuries that were life threatening.  I-105 eastbound traffic was affected for about 1 hour until the damaged vehicles were removed and the roadway was cleared.  The investigation is continuing and no citations have been issued.




Incident:               Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

Location:              Pioneer Parkway West & Centennial Blvd,   Springfield, Oregon

Case Number:     14-5085

Date/Time:           June 15, 2014 / 1005 hours

More Information: Sergeant Rich Charboneau

Completed By:     Sergeant Mike McCarthy


Involved: Driver #1    Biehler, Tayla Noel     32 years old of Eugene

                                    2014 Chrysler Town & Country Van

                 Driver #2   Mayfield, Robert Merll   75 years old of Springfield

                Passenger    Mayfield, Virginia Lea    74 years old of Springfield   (Deceased)

                                    1996 Chevrolet Cavalier   4 door


            On June 15, 2014 at 10:05 am officers responded to a motor vehicle accident at Pioneer Parkway West & Centennial Blvd.  Both drivers were transported and treated at Riverbend Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.  The passenger Virginia Mayfield was pronounced dead at the scene.

            The Springfield Police Major Accident Investigation Team is conducting the investigation.  The investigation indicates that Biehler was southbound on Pioneer Parkway West and failed to stop for the red light at Centennial.  Biehler struck Mayfield’s vehicle as it traveled westbound though the intersection.

If anyone has any additional information they are asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 541-726-3714.


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