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Body found near Eugene bike path identified

A woman who was found dead near the Willamette River in Eugene was identified by Eugene police as 24-year-old Rachel Lee Lynch. The body was initially found on February 20th at the west bank of the river, and Eugene police identified her as Jane Doe, the Register-Guard reports. Police learned …

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Man arrested for two campus-area burglaries

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for two burglaries that took place early Sunday morning, the Eugene Police Department announced this morning. According to the release, Kerry Cargill Stabler, Jr. broke into two residences near campus —one on the 1600 block of High Street and the other on the 1700 …

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UOPD searches for man after attempted robbery near campus

A man attempted to rob a University of Oregon student just before midnight on Thursday, according to a UOPD crime alert. Police said the suspect is still at large. The suspect is described as a white male between 21 and 26 years old with a “clean-cut” appearance. He reportedly wore a …

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21-year-old woman wakes to find burglar rubbing her leg

Eugene police is investigating a burglary in which a 21-year-old woman awoke to find a man rubbing her leg in Eugene’s West University Neighborhood early Friday morning, according to Eugene police. The intruder reportedly broke into the woman’s apartment on the 1500 block of Mill Street on Friday at 4:50 …

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Eugene property manager Terry Shockley’s court appearance set for April 6

Terry Shockley, the Eugene property manager who was indicted last week on two charges of wire fraud totaling more than $3 million, is scheduled to have his arraignment at 10:30 a.m. on April 6. Shockley’s lawyer, Mike Arnold, told The Register Guard that Shockley will plead guilty. Shockley’s firm, TS Property …

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UOPD arrests man who damaged property, intimidated students in class

A man was arrested for disrupting classes, damaging property and intimidating students in Deady and Straub Halls on Monday afternoon, according to UOPD. UOPD first received a report of Elias Martinez, 18, of Eugene, disrupting a class on the third floor of Deady Hall just before 4 p.m. Before officers …

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Police still searching for suspect in late-night car chase near campus

A vehicle pursuit that started in Springfield ended near the UO campus last night, and a suspect is still at large, police said. Ryan Bird, 31, fled police in a stolen, silver Subaru Forester at 10:23 p.m. on Saturday, Springfield Police Department Sgt. Michael McCarthy said. SPD initially stopped Bird …

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UO expands Emergency Alert system

The Emergency Management and Continuity office has expanded the UOAlert! system to include parents and partners of UO community members.

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Eugene woman sues Washington County following 2014 rape, beating after Oregon football game

A Eugene woman is suing Washington County and a counselor after she was beaten and raped by a 17-year-old male who was brought to to an Oregon football game at Autzen Stadium in September 2014 by the Washington County Juvenile Department, according to The Oregonian. The department, where Jose Andrade works …

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UO student reports attempted robbery near campus

A man attempted to rob a female University of Oregon student yesterday at roughly 8 p.m. on Franklin Boulevard near Walnut Street, University of Oregon police announced shortly after the incident. The UO Campus Crime Alert sent an email to all UO students regarding the incident at around 10 p.m. …

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Crime Wrap-Up 1/17-1/24: Bike Thefts, Drugs in the Dorms, and Hate Crime in the Library

Fourteen crimes were reported to the University of Oregon Police Department from Jan. 17 to Jan. 24. The most common crime was bike theft, with four incidents reported in the last week. UOPD considers bike theft the most common crime perpetrated on campus. The second most popular crime of the …

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UOPD Assistant Chief candidate withdraws application

The only applicant for the Assistant Chief position at the UOPD has withdrawn his application, leaving the position open and without candidates.

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Cleavenger vs. UO state lawsuit at a standstill

The state lawsuit filed against the University of Oregon by former UOPD officer James Cleavenger has come to a standstill. The lawsuit likely will not progress until the federal case verdict has been finalized. James Cleavenger worked for the UOPD for several years. His employment was terminated in 2012 following …

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Responsible Action Procedure cements UO policy of medical amnesty

If you’re drunk on campus, and you or a friend seek medical help from the university, you will not receive a citation or any disciplinary action. Part of a campaign to increase student safety and trust, the University of Oregon officially enacted a policy this week guaranteeing that students will …

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UO campus crime rate parallels other universities

According to recent FBI crime statistics pulled from more than 600 U.S schools there were tens of thousands of campus crime across the nation in the calendar year of 2013. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth led all schools in violent crimes, with 27 instances among 9,210 on-campus students. Property crime …

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UOPD Assistant Chief Candidate tentatively chosen

Police Captain Chou Her of the University of California Merced Police Department has moved to the background check phase of the application. He says he has been offered the position.

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Which resident halls have the most student conduct violations?

Student Conduct Violations are handed out numerous times over the year in all dorms across campus. However, two kinds of citations are much more common than any other ones. Noise complaints and liquor/drug violations. “Noise is actually our most frequently seen violation, which is a not really a surprise when …

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No injuries reported after armed man reported at Arkansas State University

Students were urged to evacuate from the student union of Arkansas State University at around 1:30 p.m. local time today after an armed man was reported near the area, according to the Register Guard. University spokesman Bill Smith said that the university was on lockdown after reports emerged that an armed man drove on …

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Home burglaries spike during each winter break, EPD says

Rates of burglaries spike dramatically during winter break, as thieves target empty student houses.

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UO alumna arrested for stabbing a woman with an X-Acto knife

Siyuan Zhao, former architecture student at the University of Oregon, was taken into custody on Dec. 5 after she stabbed a woman at an art exhibit in Miami.  The victim, Shin Seo Young, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Earlier that evening, Zhao had allegedly followed Young around an …

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Here’s a heat map of campus crime in the last year.

Last week, the University of Oregon Police Department sent out two campus crime alerts: One for aggravated assault, one for armed robbery. These crime alerts and advisory warnings students receive from the UOPD only show a glimpse of criminal activity on campus each week. The Emerald gathered data on all …

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Police search for suspect in multiple armed robberies early this morning in campus area

Two individuals reported being robbed at gunpoint in the campus area this morning, within 20 minutes of each other. Both incidents happened around 5 a.m. Police are still looking for suspects. Considering the similarities in crimes and appearance, police assume the crimes share a common suspect. They are also considering …

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Two armed robberies in campus area this morning

Between 4:45 a.m. and 5:20 a.m., two armed robberies occurred near the University of Oregon according to a campus crime alert sent out around 9 a.m. today. In both cases, the suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded cell phones and anything else that the victims had with them. …

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14 Dead, 17 injured in San Bernardino shooting

14 people were killed and 17 wounded in a mass shooting that took place in San Bernardino, California today at roughly 11 a.m. The motive of the of the shooting is unclear, but it is believed that there were at least three assailants, according to a press conference with the …

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Numerous San Bernardino victims in active shooter attack

As many as 20 victims were attacked in a shooting in San Bernardino, California Wednesday morning, according to The New York Times. The city police department told The New York Times they were handling an “active shooter” attack, while the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said police have reports of …

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Anti-Semitic attacks against AEPi advance aggression avoidance

Recent attacks against Alpha Epsilon Pi have brought the University of Oregon, Eugene Police Department and International AEPi headquarters together to combat anti-Semitism. On Oct. 30, UO student Damien Leon Ramirez sat on an AEPi member’s truck at the fraternity’s house and, when asked to get off of the truck, …

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Female student attacked near Hamilton Hall

A female University of Oregon student told the University of Oregon Police Department that she was attacked by an unknown man at 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30, according to a UOPD crime alert released Tuesday morning. The student told police that the man held a sharp object to her …

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UOPD Complaint Resolution Committee seeking undergraduate member

In the spring of last year, the University of Oregon established the Complaint Resolution Committee to oversee complaints brought against University of Oregon Police Department officers. However, the newly-established CRC is still searching for an undergraduate member. Interim President Scott Coltrane finalized the rest of the CRC membership in late …

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Campus Night Walk highlights new lights and designated walking paths

The annual Campus Night Walk on Thursday, Nov. 12 gave students and staff an opportunity to give feedback to campus electricians about unsafe areas and broken lights.

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Project 529 aims to cut bike theft by 50 percent in 10 years

Project 529 is looking to reduce bike theft by 50 percent in 10 years. The new app allows users to register bikes and send out push notifications if a bike is stolen to every user in a 10 mile radius.

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