Matt Knight Arena cleared after suspicious package reported

By on Monday, Nov. 24 at 3:32 pm.

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 went out to students at […]

Drug crimes spike during week 7: campus crime wrap-up

By on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 4:50 pm.

Eleven drug violations, some added via University Housing data, totaled almost 30 percent of the 37 incidents recorded in the University of Oregon Police Department’s crime log for this week. Bean and Barnhart Hall were the sites of six total citations. Here’s the breakdown of some of the remainder of the 37 incidents on the log: […]

University Housing adds 344 liquor and drug violations to crime log

By on Monday, Nov. 10 at 4:38 pm.

257 liquor and 87 drug law violations were added to the University of Oregon Police Department’s crime log on Nov. 4. All of the incidents, which took place primarily in the residence halls, were handled through student conduct. Although the incidents were only added recently, they reflect violations that have taken place throughout fall 2014. UOPD […]

Three people assaulted, one robbed on Agate street

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 10:24 pm.

The University of Oregon Police Department issued a campus crime alert this morning after a UO student reported that he was robbed and assaulted around midnight on Saturday. The victim told police that he was walking on Agate Street with four other friends when an unknown male and an accomplice approached them. The primary suspect, described […]

Annual Campus Night Safety Walk brings light to trouble areas on campus

By on Friday, Nov. 7 at 2:31 pm.

Campus Operations came away with an abundance of project ideas after its annual Campus Night Safety Walk Thursday evening. About 20 people, comprised mostly of representatives from the University of Oregon Police Department and Campus Operations, showed up to offer suggestions about which areas on campus need better lighting. After a short presentation on proposed […]

A crime-low Halloween: campus crime wrap up, week 5

By on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 11:51 am.

Crime numbers through Halloweekend stayed relatively low compared to last week’s numbers, with a total of 28 incidents reported on the University of Oregon Police Department’s crime log. Here’s the breakdown of this week’s numbers: – 2 Marijuana possessions – 4 trespassing incidents – 18 theft-related crimes –  2 incidents of graffiti Barnhart Hall was the […]

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 […]