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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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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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Bazzaz: My ride-along with the UOPD

“I’m going to give you the cover and conceal talk that I give on all of my ride-alongs. Conceal means get behind a bush: anything that will interfere with an assailant’s view of you. Cover means put yourself behind something that will stop a bullet. So whether that’s a tree …

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Campus crime wrap up: 18 new incidents added to crime log in week 10

Week 10 was dead week not only for students, but apparently for the University of Oregon Police Department as well. Beside nearly 100 incidents of drugs and alcohol violation in the UO residence halls, which reflect housing violations from late November, 18 incidents were recorded on the UOPD’s campus crime …

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Robbery at Hilyard Market

Hilyard Market was robbed on Friday night at approximately 9 p.m. Eugene law enforcement is still investigating the incident. Undisclosed items were taken by the suspect, who is reported to be either a white male or female, according to Lieutenant Sean McGann of Eugene Police. It is unknown whether or not …

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UO among schools with highest level of drug and alcohol violations, survey says

The University of Oregon ranks 24th of 7,000 U.S. schools with the most on-campus drug busts and 49th for most alcohol violations, according to a 2013 analysis by Rehab.com. The report was analyzed with the latest data available from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education for all …

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Crimes rise in week 9: Campus crime wrap-up

Crime numbers during week nine at the University of Oregon rose from week eight, with a total of 45 calls, up from 24. The past week’s numbers, which were unusually high in drug and liquor violations, may have been the result of Oregon’s last home game against Colorado.   The crime log …

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Crime down for week 8: campus crime wrap-up

Crime is down this week from 37 incidents last week to 24. For the second week in a row; however, drug crimes outnumbered thefts on the University of Oregon Police Department’s crime log. Here is a breakdown of some this week’s highest crime numbers: – Drug violations (possessions of marijuana, meth, …

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Matt Knight Arena cleared after suspicious package reported

The Eugene Police Explosive Disposal Unit was at the east side of Matthew Knight Arena investigating a suspicious package, according to Kelly McIver, the University of Oregon Police public information officer. According to McIver, the package turned out to be a loud noise but nothing more serious. A UO alert …

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Hit and run on 17th and Ferry

A white Mazda driving down 17th Avenue clipped a car and crashed into a tree at approximately 12:50 a.m., Nov. 20. Upon hitting the tree, the driver jumped out of the car and headed east toward campus, according to University of Oregon student Angelo Di Liberto, who witnessed the entire event. …

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Stolen street signs don’t pose a problem when addresses are painted on the curb

You can’t steal a sidewalk. At least that’s what the City of Eugene is hedging its bets on in the West University neighborhood. Students returning to the area after a summer away may have noticed that although certain intersections — hint, hint: 420 — may still be without signs, you’ll …

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UO physics department head hospitalized for stab wounds

University of Oregon physics department head Raymond Frey was stabbed early Thursday morning and is being treated for his injuries at Sacred Heart’s Riverbend location. Eugene police arrested his wife, 57-year-old Regina Grace Claypool-Frey, at their house on Ferry Street at about 4 a.m., two hours after the stabbing was …

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Concerns rage over Eugene Police’s Independence Day DUI crackdown

The Eugene Police Department chose a controversial time to roll out its “No Refusal Weekend.” This Independence Day weekend, cops will quickly obtain warrants to take blood from anyone suspected of driving under the influence who refuses a breathalyzer. Around the country, people are posting images and articles on social media to voice outrage that EPD’s blood …

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