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Crime: A year in review

With Eugene crime up in every reported category since 2008 according to FBI statistics released June 1, University students have been victims and suspects in a number of incidents that made headlines this year. The ‘Taser trial’ In the year since former University student Ian Van Ornum’s arrest at an anti-pesticide rally downtown, the 19-year-old has gone to trial, been convicted of two misdemeanor charges, sentenced to 80 hours of community service, attempted to raise money for his court fees, filed an appeal and is pursuing a civil case against the police who tasered him twice during his arrest.

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Legislature: A year in review

With less than 30 days left before the state legislature adjourns for the summer, Republicans want to draw voters’ attention to Oregon’s 12-percent unemployment rate and its $3.8-billion budget deficit, while Democrats argue that both are products of national circumstances.






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Weekend wrap-up

EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT WEEKEND WRAP-UP From midnight Friday, May 22 to noon Monday, May 25. 47 Theft incidents 21 Loud noise incidents 31 Disorderly subject incidents 13 Burglary incidents 12 Assault incidents THE WEEKEND POLICE BLOTTER Incident: Suspicious subject Location: 1968 Brittany St.






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Weekend Wrap-up

EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT WEEKEND WRAP-UP From midnight Friday, May 15 to noon Sunday, May 17. 47 Theft incidents 30 Loud noise incidents 11 Disorderly subject incidents 11 Burglary incidents 5 Assault incidents THE WEEKEND POLICE BLOTTER Incident: Assault Location: 1328 Oak Patch Road When: Friday, May 15 Time: 11:45 a.






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Weekend wrap-up

EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT’S WEEKEND WRAP-UP From midnight Friday, May 8 to noon Sunday, May 10 36 Theft incidents 19 Loud noise incidents 10 Disorderly subject incidents 15 Burglary incidents 8 Assault incidents THE WEEKEND’S POLICE BLOTTER Incident: Suspicious subject Location: Valley River Center When: Saturday, May 9 Time: 3:47 p.






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Weekend wrap-up

EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT WEEKEND WRAP-UP 62 Theft incidents 28 Loud noise incidents 25 Disorderly subject incidents 8 Assault incidents 6 Burglary incidents Location: 906 W 7th Ave., Jade Palace Restaurant When: Friday, May 1 Time: 12:31 p.






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Crime wrap-up

EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT WEEKEND WRAP-UP From midnight Friday, April 24 to noon Sunday, April 26. 44 Theft incidents 23 Disorderly subject incidents 23 Loud noise incidents 9 Assault incidents 4 Burglary incidents THE WEEKEND’S POLICE BLOTTER Incident: Loud Noise Location: 1320 Oak Patch Rd.






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Weekend wrap-up

EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT WEEKEND WRAP-UP From midnight Friday to noon Sunday. 53 Theft incidents 20 Loud noise incidents 18 Disorderly subject incidents 12 Burglary incidents 11 Assault incidents THE WEEKEND’S POLICE BLOTTER Incident: Suspicious condition(s) Location: 689 W.






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Weekend wrap-up

EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT’S WEEKEND WRAP-UP From midnight Friday to 10 a.m. Sunday 48 Theft incidents 14 Loud noise incidents 11 Burglary incidents 11 Disorderly subject incidents 6 Assault incidents THE WEEKEND’S POLICE BLOTTER Incident: Disorderly Subject Location: Willamette Street and West 8th Avenue When: Friday, April 3 Time: 8:57 a.






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Weekend Wrap-Up

Eugene Police Department’s Weekend Wrap-Up From midnight on Friday, March 13 to noon on Sunday, March 15 60 Theft incidents 21 Disorderly subject incidents 18 Loud noise incidents 15 Burglary incidents 6 Assault incidents The Weekend’s Police Blotter Incident: Suspicious subject(s) Location: 1936 Willamette St.






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Weekend wrap-up

EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT’S WEEKEND WRAP-UP From midnight on Friday, Jan. 30 to 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 1 54 Theft incidents 15 Loud noise incidents 20 Disorderly subject incidents 15 Burglary incidents 9 Assault incidents THE WEEKEND’S POLICE BLOTTER Incident: Disorderly subject Location: East 14th Avenue and Alder Street When: Friday, Jan.






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Eugene Police Department Weekend Wrap-Up

THE EUGENE POLICE DEPARTMENT WEEKEND WRAP-UP From midnight on Friday, Dec. 5, until 9 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7 60 Theft incidents 36 Loud noise incidents 11 Burglary incidents 13 Disorderly subject incidents 18 Assault incidents THE WEEKEND’S POLICE BLOTTER Incident: Robbery Location: 3377 E.






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EPD Weekend Wrap-Up

Eugene Police Department’s Weekend Wrap-Up • 65 theft incidents • 38 loud noise incidents • 23 burglary incidents • 14 disorderly subject incidents • 6 assault incidents The Weekend’s Police Blotter Incident: Robbery Location: 846 W. 6th Ave., Side Pocket Tavern When: Friday, Nov.






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Eugene Police Department’s Weekend Wrap-Up

Eugene Police Department’s Weekend Wrap-Up 57 Theft incidents 29 Loud noise citations 17 Hit-and-run incidents 13 Burglary incidents 13 Disorderly conduct citations The Weekend’s Police Blotter Location: 5185 Trevon St. When: Sunday, Oct. 19 Time: 1:48 a.m.






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Parties spark riot, MIPs

The Eugene Police Department had its hands full last weekend as thousands of students returned to campus and celebrated one of the only weekends of the year without homework. EPD’s Weekend Wrap-Up250 estimated amount of student rioters 125 total citations 63 citations issued for Minors in Possession of Alcohol 36 citations issued for Possession of Open Container of Alcohol 15 citations issued for loud, disorderly parties DPS’ Weekend Wrap-Up8 responses for marijuana possession or consumption 2 Minors in Possession of Alcohol 4 cases of vandalism, including the word “fucker” written on the Pioneer Mother statueThe result? Officers issued 125 citations in two nights, and spent more than two hours Thursday breaking up a crowd of about 250 people near East 17th






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Weekend hijinks at a minimum

It was a relatively peaceful Halloween weekend in the University area, where Halloween riots occurred in 1997 and 1998. The Eugene Police Department increased patrols west and south of the University — as it did last year — and the weekend passed without a major confrontation. The stepped-up patrols should …

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President’s office has new occupant

By Edward Klopfenstein Dave Frohnmayer donned his “football regalia” Friday afternoon for the move from Room 275A at the School of Law, to Room 110 Johnson Hall, officially starting his two-year term as interim University president. “Have you seen a room in such disarray,” Frohnmayer asked East Asian languages and …

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House passes shield law

The House passed an “unqualified” reporters’ shield law which guarantees journalists the right to refuse to divulge their sources of information.






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Buchanan Battle Continues

Annette Buchanan Conard, who has been fighting and losing a battle against a contempt of court charge for over a year and a half, said Wednesday she will take her case to the United States Supreme Court.






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Nixon Accepts ASUO Invite For ‘Fall Talk’

The first speaker in the ASUO’s schedule this fall will be Floyd McKissick, national chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality. The event on Oct. 4 is co-sponsored by the Eugene CORE chapter. The next speaker on the program, according to Tony Hazapis, director of the ASUO Agency for Speakers …

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Shield Law Failure Likely

House Bill 1020—a reporter’s shield law — appeared doomed after a two and one-half hour public hearing of the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday night in Salem.






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Reporter Privilege Statute Introduced

A bill to give news reporters a measure of privilege in protecting news sources was introduced today by Representative Keith D. Skelton.






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Rep. Skelton to Introduce Reporter Privilege Bill

A bill to allow news reporters to protect their sources will probably be introduced during the first few weeks of the Oregon Legislature






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Buchanan Support Ruling Due Today

The Supreme Court will rule today on whether three newspaper oganizations can file briefs in behalf of Emerald Managing Editor Annette Buchanan.






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Buchanan Trial Gets National Attention

It all started in the lobby of the Student Union on Sunday, May 22. A couple of students approached Emerald Managing Editor Annette Buchanan. Why, they wanted to know, had recent Emerald stories on campus drug use been so anti-marijuana.






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DA Says Buchanan Coverage Unfair

Lane County District Attorney William Frye told an Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association meeting Saturday that editors had not acted fairly in the Annette Buchanan case.






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Hulteng Explains Buchanan Case

Aspects of the Annette Buchanan case were discussed last Thursday by Dean John Hulteng of the School of Journalism at the weekly Student Union luncheon discussion.






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Ruling Probable Today

Arthur Johnson, attorney for Annette Buchanan, and Lane County District Attorney William Frye will make their final arguments before Circuit Judge Edward Leavy today.






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