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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 …
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 …
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 …