Recent Crime News
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Peninsula Clarion
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Josh pantomimes shooting a deer during the Soldotna High Drama Troupe's rehearsal for their production of "Bang Bang You're Dead" on Tuesday March 24, 2015 in the Soldotna High School auditorium. The show will run Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via KVAL-TV Eugene
A youth wrestling club canceled a raffle for an AR-15 after concerned citizens questioned raising money by selling a firearm in a community where a student murdered classmates on campus with a different kind of firearm in the late 1990s. The Thurston Mat Club is a youth wrestling group in Springfield for kids ages 5 to 14. As of Friday morning, the group's Facebook page listed information about a raffle for an AR-15. Comment?
Thursday Mar 12 | via KREM-TV Spokane
Citizens grab, hold man in Oregon bank robbery Police in Springfield, Oregon, said citizens held a man who tried to rob a grocery store bank branch Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1C8Cfdo SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Police in Springfield, Oregon, said citizens sprang into action, grabbing and holding a man who tried to rob a grocery store bank branch. Comment?
Monday Mar 9 | via KVAL-TV Eugene
A California couple is in custody, arrested on prostitution charges and accused of pimping out a 19-year-old woman in Eugene and Springfield over the weekend. Eugene Police said the teen had encounters with two men on Saturday. Comment?
Saturday Mar 7 | via KATU-TV Portland
A woman who escaped after a week of rapes and beatings banged on the door of a nearby apartment, where the owner of an Albany security company was getting ready for a meeting, sidearm strapped to his hip. Soon, the man who was eventually charged with assaulting her showed up, the security guard, Frederick J. Edwards, told the Albany Democrat-Herald . Comment?
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