Crime

UO student may have sold burglarized items on Craigslist, police say

By on Friday, Oct. 31 at 12:52 am.

Student Kingsley Nkwonta’s headshot posted on the City of Eugene’s website today with an advisory from the police. Nkwonta is a suspect in a case involving a string of burglaries in Eugene and Corvallis, and the police are asking for info from anyone who may have bought something from him. He is also not the only one […]


14 alcohol-related reports last week: campus crime wrap-up, week 4

By on Monday, Oct. 27 at 5:37 pm.

Note: This wrap-up includes new incidents added to the University of Oregon Police Department’s crime log from October 17. To see the rest of that day’s reports, refer back to last week’s wrap-up. The football game at Autzen on October 18 brought both a victory for the Ducks and an abundance of alcohol-related offenses. As a […]


Eugene Police Department warns of scams targeting students

By on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 12:50 pm.

Bike theft and burglary can serve as top crimes in the campus community. But lately the Eugene Police Department warns that more sinister behaviors are taking place — and it’s almost impossible to catch their perpetrators: fraud and scams.  Fraudulent crimes don’t just affect its victim in one medium, as the EPD cites over a dozen types of […]


Sexual assault more prevalent in fraternities and sororities, study finds

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12:21 pm.

A survey of University of Oregon students has revealed that students in fraternities and sororities experience a greater amount of sexual assault than students who are not. The study, contained in the UO Sexual Violence and Institutional Behavior Campus Survey, revealed that 48.1 percent of females and 23.6 percent of males in Fraternity and Sorority Life have experienced […]


Man steals three computers from UO law school and earns 11 years in prison

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 4:19 pm.

David Tetukevich was sentenced to 11 years in prison this morning for the theft of three iMacs from the University of Oregon’s law school in 2013. Tetukevich plead guilty to burglary, theft, and criminal mischief charges in August, according to the Register Guard. Prior to breaking into the law school three times last year, Tetukevich stole […]


Five campus crime reports sent to Title IX offices: campus crime wrap-up

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 12:43 pm.

The number of sex offense and stalking-related crimes reported on the University of Oregon campus rose from last week, according to the weekly crime report log. Five reports were sent on to the Title IX coordinator, including two stalking offenses, two fondling offenses and one sexual assault. Here are the remainder of this week’s crime […]


Former UO students said wanted fugitive Jahson Marryshow was far from a hardened criminal

By on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 8:24 pm.

Students knew Jahson Marryshow as a “nice dude” and a good Ultimate Frisbee player. U.S. Marshals knew him as a fugitive bank robber. Marryshow’s four-year run from the police came to an end on Sep. 14 during an Ultimate Frisbee tournament in Eugene. U.S. Marshals, who had partnered with Eugene police, arrived in undercover police […]


West University Crime Map

By on Friday, Oct. 10 at 4:55 pm.

Mill Street may not be a part of the University of Oregon campus, but you wouldn’t be able to tell based on the crime log. In general, call volume increased over the weekend, but last Tuesday reined in crime reported to authorities. The bulk of these calls involved larceny. Including crimes such as theft, burglary, […]


Freyd, Clery reports highlight need for further studies on sexual assault reporting

By on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7:54 pm.

When it comes to incidents of sexual assault, who doesn’t report is just as important as who does. Last week, two reports — released within two days of each other — gave conflicting numbers about the number of survivors of sexual assault and rape at the University of Oregon. The first was a study conducted […]


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

By on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 11:33 pm.

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 be able to find High […]


One in 10 women at UO experience rape, study shows

By on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 1:12 pm.

Update: A previous version of this article stated that University administration could not be reached for a statement regarding this article. Below is an updated response from interim president Scott Coltrane.  One in 10 female students have experienced rape at the University of Oregon, a study conducted by a University of Oregon psychology professor published […]


UO physics department head hospitalized for stab wounds

By on Friday, Sep. 26 at 12:27 pm.

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 reported to the police, according […]


Wanted fugitive arrested at Amazon Park during ultimate frisbee tournament

By on Tuesday, Sep. 23 at 8:47 pm.

An ultimate frisbee tournament at 2600 Hilyard St. was interrupted last Sunday when federal marshals arrested one of its participants, according to KPTV. Jahson Marryshow had been running from New York police since June 2010, when he became a suspect for an armed bank robbery in Ulster County. Police believe that Marryshow set fire to […]


Teen accused of rape near Autzen will be tried as an adult, Lane County judge says

By on Thursday, Sep. 18 at 3:40 pm.

A Lane Country judge decided on Tuesday that the teenager accused of raping a 39-year-old woman near Autzen stadium will be tried as an adult. Seventeen-year-old Jaime Tinoco has been charged with first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping, first degree sexual assault and second-degree assault. Tinoco was part of a group that Washington County’s juvenile department brought […]


Colt Lyerla arrested in Washington County for suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants

By on Sunday, Sep. 7 at 10:25 am.

Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla was arrested Saturday morning at 2 a.m. in Washington County on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants, according to The Oregonian. The 21-year-old would be released at 8:37. The report on his arrest is not yet available, but it is suspected that Lyerla was either high on […]


Man arrested on E. 12th and Alder for disorderly conduct

By on Sunday, Aug. 3 at 12:32 am.

The Eugene Police Department arrested a man late Saturday night on E. 12th Avenue and Alder Street for disorderly conduct. The Eugene Fire Department requested increased response from EPD after the man intended to assault multiple fire fighters stationed near E. 13th and Alder, according to police sergeant Julie Smith. “He tried to attack the fire […]


Grand jury found “legally insufficient evidence” to charge Brandon Austin with sexual assault in Providence

By on Wednesday, Jul. 16 at 2:54 pm.

After a lengthy investigation from a Rhode Island grand jury, former Oregon men’s basketball player Brandon Austin was not charged with sexually assaulting a woman while he attended Providence College. On Wednesday, the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General released the Statewide Grand Jury’s report detailing its decision not to indict Austin or his former Providence teammate […]