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Police foot chase leads to Duck Store arrest Wednesday morning



Eugene Police arrested a man in the Duck Store on 13th Avenue today for Harassment and Trespassing 2.

Police received a calling saying that Craig Thomas Ortiz, 56, trespassed and harassed someone on E. 16th Avenue at 9:09 a.m. Ortiz was in the university parking lot behind Taylor’s when police confronted him.

Ortiz then ran down Kincaid Street and into the Duck Store, losing his glasses along the way. Police cornered him in the store and arrested him. They booked him into Lane County jail at 11:01 a.m. Both the trespassing and harassment charges are misdemeanors.


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Noah is the 2016-17 Senior News Editor at the Emerald. His earliest journalistic influences were Tom Wolfe, Eric Schlosser and Batman. He loves '70s comics, '80s action movies and '90s music.