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Woman allegedly sexually assaulted at Matt Knight Arena

A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted Saturday night at a Jason Aldean concert. The assault, according to a campus crime alert sent out by the University of Oregon Police Department, occurred in a Matthew Knight Arena bathroom near the east doors. The woman was not a student or affiliated with the university, …

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Campus crime wrap-up, week 3: No liquor violations

Here’s an exact breakdown of the crime that occurred on campus during week 3 of spring term.

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Oregon House of Representatives passes a bill to protect sexual assault survivors’ privacy

The Oregon House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 3476 on April 13 to help protect the confidentiality of communications between sexual assault survivors and their advocates. The bill was, in part, a response to the controversial request and release of a University of Oregon student’s counseling records while the university was preparing …

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41 cited at Alder Street house party

The Eugene Police Department published a news release regarding an “unruly gathering” that occurred at a house party on Alder Street Saturday night.

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Several women have reportedly been watched by suspicious suspect near south campus

A number of women have reported being suspiciously watched by a man in a vehicle near the south of campus.

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Campus Crime Wrap-up, Week 1

Here’s a breakdown of what crime happened during week one of spring term: Drug Violations: 10 Trespassing: 2 Theft: 2 Bike Theft: 3 The University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log recorded a hit and run injury near Agate St. and a sexual assault incident on campus property on …

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Former UO instructor falsely accuses EPD officer of sexual assault

Deborah Frisch, a former instructor at the University of Oregon, was convicted on Monday of falsely accusing a Eugene police officer of sexually assaulting her. Frisch was first arrested on stalking charges on Feb. 19, according to The Register-Guard. After her arrest, Frisch told authorities she was sexually assaulted by a …

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Two sexual assaults reported over spring break: campus crime wrap-up

Crimes happening over spring break at the University of Oregon include sexual assault and trespassing.

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17-year-old sentenced to 14 years for brutal rape near Autzen Stadium

17-year-old sentenced to 14 years after pleading guilty of a brutal rape near Autzen Stadium during a Oregon football game.

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Teen pleads guilty in Autzen sexual assault case

Jaime Tinoco sexually assaulted a woman last September near Autzen Stadium and the state is recommending 14 years in prison for his crimes.

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UO professor Raymond Frey is suing his wife for stabbing him

Physics department head Raymond Frey and his wife were already separated when the argument began on Sept. 26, 2014. But when it ended, she was under arrest. Raymond Frey and Regina Claypool-Frey were arguing in the home they still owned together when she picked up a 10-inch knife and slashed …

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Campus crime wrap-up week 8: Four cases of illegal drug possession

Here’s a breakdown of week 8’s crime: Drug violations: 4 Trespassing: 4 Theft: 3 Bike theft: 1 Graffiti: 2 A considerable number of crimes occurred on the west side of campus this week, including graffiti and two cases of illegal drug possession. The University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log recorded …

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According to Kelly Putnam, Station Manager at the West University Public Safety Station, 57 calls have been made for service to Washburn Park so far this year. Police have issued 21 citations for drug use at the park. (Emerald Archive)
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EPD enforces marijuana laws at Washburne Park

Laurie Gribskov walked her dog through Washburne park, located just south of campus, a few weeks ago around 4:30 p.m. Gribskov did not observe conventional park activities, like kids playing or families having picnics. She heard rustling from the bushes and saw University of Oregon students nestled inside smoking marijuana. …

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Campus crime wrap-up: Two sexual assault-related crimes in week seven

Here’s a tally of this week’s crime: Drug violations: 1 Trespassing: 1 Theft: 6 Bike Theft: 1 Crimes were evenly scattered around campus. The University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log recorded 70 liquor and drug law violations this week that were submitted by the Dean of Students. There …

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No liquor violations or bike theft this week: campus crime wrap-up, week 7

This week, there were more drug violations on campus, and no liquor violations. Liquor violations: 0 Drug violations: 11 Trespassing: 3 Theft: 2 Bike Theft: 0 Multiple cases of harassment and theft occurred on the west side of campus in the residence halls. Two cases of criminal mischief occurred at …

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Superbowl Sunday campus crime wrap-up, weeks 3 and 4

Here’s your campus crime wrap-up for Superbowl Sunday. During weeks 3 and 4, there were yet again a high number of drug related incidents. 26 cases of illegal drug activity were recorded on the University of Oregon Police Department’s crime log. The drug violations took place mainly in the Bean …

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UOPD warns of email scam targeting university employees and students

The Communications Director and Public Information Officer for the University of Oregon Police Department, Kelly McIver, said employees at the university are at risk of falling victim to a fraudulent scheme that attempts to steal salaries. McIver said that student employees, especially international students, are more likely to fall victim …

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Woman drugged and sexually assaulted, UO campus notified via e-mail

A woman was drugged and sexually assaulted on UO’s campus on the night of Jan. 17. She is not affiliated with the university. Campus was notified of this incident Wednesday evening in a campus crime alert e-mail. According to the email, the crime took place at a private social gathering in Watson Hall, …

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Post-loss fires and drug violations spike in otherwise tame week: campus crime wrap-up, week 2

During week two, the University of Oregon’s football team lost the national championship game–but what we lost at the AT&T stadium, we gained in drug violations: exactly 22 incidents of illegal drug activity were recorded this week on the UO Police Department’s campus crime log. Most of the incidents occurred in …

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Meet the student side of the UOPD

For the last year and a half, the Student Security Assistant program has been bridging the gap between the University of Oregon Police Department and the student body. There are 11 students currently employed through the program. The program’s head, James Stegall, said that the job offers a glimpse into …

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Drug violations, bike thefts in residence halls kick off 2015: Campus crime wrap-up, week 1

While you were away, the University of Oregon police mostly handled marijuana-related crimes and trespassing, but UO has started the new year with a round of thefts and drug usage. According to the UO Police Department’s daily crime log, there were three bike thefts during week one and seven drug …

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Six crime prevention hacks UO students should know

Sometimes getting your stuff stolen out of your car, home or backpack can feel like a prerequisite to being a student. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The UO Police Department and Eugene Police Department offer a number of services and solutions that will put you ahead of …

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Oregon will participate in several studies that address sexual assault

The University of Oregon will participate in five surveys that study on-campus sexual assault over a period of five years.

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Two indicted in car crash involving UO distance runners

On Nov. 26, 2012, University of Oregon distance runners Molly Grabill and Chris Brewer were driving on Interstate 5 when a rock was thrown from an overpass, shattering the window of their vehicle and causing it to spin out of control. Grabill was hospitalized for two days and suffered several …

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Crime grinds to a near halt during the first week of winter break

Though much of University of Oregon remains at least partially operational over winter break, the uncharacteristically low number of crimes reported on the UOPD’s crime log for the last two weeks suggests that less students on campus equals less crime on campus. Like finals week, the numbers this week hovered …

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Guest Viewpoint: How much rape?

The following guest viewpoint was contributed by John Bonine, a Professor of Law at the University of Oregon. The Emerald published a story on December 11 asserting that the U.S. Department of Justice had just issued a report challenging statistics that one in five college women are sexually assaulted. The DOJ report …

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Fall term in crime: Crime spike at Colorado game, physics professor stabbed by wife and more

The past 11 weeks have added a total of 892 incidents to the University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log. This included a bevy of drug and liquor violations added in batches from Campus Housing unit busts, meth and marijuana possessions, burglaries, MIPs and plenty of bike thefts. As far as …

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New DOJ report challenges that "one in five" women are sexually assaulted in college

The United States Department of Justice released a special report today that, among other things, challenges the National Institute of Justice’s previous finding that 1 in 5 women are sexually assaultedduring their time in college — claiming that only 6.1 percent (or 6.1 per every 1,000 students) of female students …

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City of Eugene to address noise complaints through UO Restorative Justice program

If you live in a house or apartment in West University and you’ve received multiple noise complaints, you and your roommates might just find yourselves in front of the University of Oregon’s Restorative Justice panel.  During a Eugene City Council work session on November 19, Presiding Judge Wayne Allen proposed …

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