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UOPD responds to reports of potentially armed subject on 13th and Kincaid

UOPD responded to reports of a potentially armed subject on 13th and Kincaid last night. Students were advised to keep away from the area via email and text messages from the UO Alert System. A little after 9 PM last night, a caller informed police that a man pointed what …

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Former UO student pleads guilty to drug charges, but is found not responsible for fellow student’s death

A Lane County judge ruled Thursday that former University of Oregon student Kevin Christopher Post was not responsible for a fellow UO student’s drug overdose in 2014. Court documents show that during the sentencing hearing, the state alleged an aggravating factor: that “Mr. Post’s involvement in the delivery of substances, …

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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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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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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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Tips for weekend partiers from the Eugene Police Department

The Eugene Police Department sent out tips to host a responsible party for the upcoming weekend. According the release, the Eugene Police will be proactively working in the West and South university and downtown. EPD said that the closer students get to spring break, problems associated with alcohol tend to …

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Crackdown: Eugene’s ordinance on unruly gatherings gives police a sharper axe

With the new social host ordinance taking effect on March 2 and activated beginning April 1, University of Oregon students will feel more pressure to control parties and illicit activities happening at their residence.

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Campus-area crime round-up on Dec. 2

Police responded to numerous calls around the University of Oregon campus between Saturday afternoon and Sunday. Police responded to a burglary call on Mill Street and three thefts, two of which were on Mill Alley on Saturday. Other calls include suspicious conditions and a report of a prowler. Here’s a …

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Suspect in Hillsboro robbery may be enrolled in UO

The suspect in a Hillsboro home-invasion robbery and assault case is believed to be staying in the Eugene area and may be enrolled in the University of Oregon. Dylan Thomas Trotter, 20, is wanted on charges of robbery, burglary, assault and unlawful use of a [email protected]@checked [email protected]@ As of the …

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Party Patrol: 30 UO students cited Friday night on assorted charges

Eugene police stopped 46 people for various charges between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m., and noticed an increase in criminal activity. Police arrested 18 people on charges varying from false information to police, prohibitive noise and open container. One disorderly party left two arrested on charges for …

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Suspects sought in Friday morning robbery

Eugene police are investigating a robbery and assault of a paper carrier on October 12 on the 900 block of River Road at about 5 a.m. The victim reported that a small, dark colored two-door car followed him into a parking lot where two men robbed him at knife point. …

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Woman groped while running at Alton Baker Park

A woman was running on a bike path at Alton Baker Park Monday evening around 5:45 p.m., when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her and picked her up, according to a press release from the Eugene Police Department. The suspect then left the area and the victim flagged …

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Fatal accident acts as reminder of bicycle safety

In the wake of the accident that killed University senior Craig Macfie, friends and authorities look to remind students the key points of bicycle safety.

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Vandals deface OUS Chancellor Pernsteiner's Treetops estate

Around 1:35 a.m., a group of several males was spotted fleeing the tree top estate of OUS Chancellor George Pernsteiner after vandalizing his driveway and vehicles presumably in protest of the state board’s decision to terminate President Lariviere’s contact.

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Opinion

McKivor: Justice requires public accountability

For every innocent man we put behind bars, and even more for every official execution within the United States, we prove to the world that we have no moral standing.

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CrimeNews

Weekend police blotter — Sept. 23 through Sept. 25

Criminal trespass 185 E 32nd Ave. Sept. 23, 3:50 p.m. A shirtless man was found laying on the front porch of a house that was not his. The owners of the house tried to open the door, but the man continued to lay there. Possibly intoxicated or high, he had …

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Eugene police swarm Ferry Street late Saturday night

Eugene’s Ferry Street was crowded with police Saturday night as a variety of loud parties lead to a car being stolen and a high-speed pursuit around the University neighborhood. Witnesses say that one police car was stationed outside one of the houses for at least an hour before more police …

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Theft near University of Oregon campus on the rise

Over the past two weeks there has been a severe increase in burglary activity in the West University and South Hills areas near campus. After 13 burglaries in two weeks, the Eugene Police Department has insisted on increased awareness to prevent the criminal activity.

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Opinion

Harris: Look both ways before crossing

Why would the police stop me at almost one in the morning for walking across an empty street? In Eugene, Oregon, where jaywalking is practically as normal as smoking hookah? Maybe because I looked drunk? Criminal? Suspicious? You be the judge.

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