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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

Incident:               Hit & Run

Location:               SAFEWAY, 1891 Pioneer Parkway East, Springfield, Oregon

Case Number: 16-7869  

Date/Time:           August 24, 2016 / 0023 hours

Additional Information: Sgt. Rich Charboneau at 541-726-2326 

Completed By: Sgt. McCarthy

 

 

VICTIM:               Safeway Grocery Store

 

ARRESTED:  Fay, Noella Yvonne 43 years of age, of Glenwood

 

VEHICLE:             2004 Chevrolet Tahoe

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:

 

On August 24, 2016 at 12:23 am, officers responded to the Safeway located at 1891 Pioneer Parkway East regarding a woman that drove through the store with her vehicle and departed.

 

According to store employees, Fay came into the store at around 4:00 pm on the 23rd attempting to purchase $2200.00 in gift cards.  Her check did not clear and she was refused.  Fay was angry over this but left the store.  Fay returned at 12:23 am and drove right up to the west doors and parked.  She was yelling about wanting her cards.  Fay was contacted by an employee who told her she needed to move her vehicle from in front of the doors before discussing this any further.  Fay then drove through the west doors and into the store.  Fay drove down an aisle nearly to the back of the store.  Fay then reversed back to the end of the aisle and drove west between the aisle ends and the registers towards the deli area.  Fay then left the store by driving out through the east doors and into the parking lot and onto Q Street.  Fay was last seen south bound on Pioneer Parkway West.  Fay was later located at her residence in Glenwood where she was taken into custody at 1:45 am.  The vehicle was found abandoned near Water and West C Street.

 

At the time of the incident there were four employees and two customers in the store near the front doors.  No one was injured during the incident.

 

Fay was lodged at the Lane County Jail for Reckless Endangering X 6, Hit & Run, Reckless Driving, and Criminal Mischief 1.

 

 

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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

Incident:            Gunshot Wound

Location:           75 D Street, Springfield, Oregon

Case Number:  16-7756       

Date/Time:        August 21, 2016 / 0028 hours

Additional Information: Sgt. Rich Charboneau at 541-726-2326 

Completed By: Sgt. McCarthy

 

VICTIM:        Dannen, Michael Alan 20 years of age, of Springfield

 

ARRESTED: White male Juvenile 16 years of age, of Springfield

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:

 

On August 21, 2016 at 12:28 am, Springfield Police Officers responded to the area of 75 D Street regarding a person that had been shot.  Upon arrival, Officers found Dannen sitting on the north curb.  He had a single gunshot to his leg.  Officers were told he was shot by his 16 year old brother after an argument.  The suspect was observed across the street and was taken into custody without incident.

 

Dannen was transported to Riverbend Hospital by ambulance where he is being treated for a non-life threatening injury.  Both of the involved are cooperating in the investigation.

 

The juvenile suspect was lodged at the Serbu Youth Detention Facility for Assault 1 and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

 

If anyone has any additional information they are asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 541-726-3714.

 


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                            Suspicious Device

Location:                            1611 18th St (Burger King), Springfield, Oregon 

Case Number:                   NA

Date/Time:                        8-18-16 / 5:21 PM

More Information:          PIO Sgt. Charboneau  541-726-2326 

Completed By:                Sergeant Richard A. Lewis

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:

 

Springfield Police responded to a report of a suspicious device found in the parking lot of Burger King.  Employees had found the device in the parking lot and saw that it had a warning, “RADIATION HAZARD EXPERIMENTAL HOUSING WITHOUT LEAD SHIELDING”.

 

Springfield Police and Eugene/Springfield Fire responded.  The parking lot to the Burger King was temporarily closed for approximately and hour while the device and its potential hazard were investigated.  The Fire department responded and tested the device for radiation and found it to be safe.  Additionally the Environmental Health & Safety/Radiation Safety department located at the Oregon State University was contacted and upon researching the device from information provided to them, they determined the device was not hazardous and requested it be disposed of.  It is unknown at this point where the device came from, or who left it at the location.

 

As a reminder, if you discover a device or container that you believe is a hazard, whether chemical or potentially explosive, please overcome your curiosity and remove yourself from the vicinity of the device to a safe distance, as you put yourself and first responders in unnecessary danger.  Additionally, once police and fire respond please remain out of the area to allow them to safely work.


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

Incident:                         Robbery 1                      

Location:                        Chase Bank, 650 ‘Q’ Street, Springfield, OR

Case Number:              16-7455

Date/Time:                     08-12-16/1548 hours

Additional Information: Sgt. Rich Charboneau at 541-726-2326 

Completed By:             Sgt. Jeff Martin

 

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:

On 08-12-16 at approximately 1548 hours, SPD responded to a Robbery at the Chase Bank located inside the Fred Meyer at 650 ‘Q’ Street.  The suspect, a white male, wearing sunglasses, a camo baseball cap, a dark colored ‘T’ shirt and red shorts was carrying a black back pack.  The suspect was further described as having a close cropped beard and crooked teeth.  He demanded cash via a note which reportedly indicated he was armed.  The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

 

Please see attachment for surveillance photograph of suspect.

 

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 541-726-3714.

 


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                              Robbery I Arrest

Location:                             3255 Gateway St, Springfield OR

Case Number:                   16-7392               

Date/Time:                         August 10th 2016 / 8:26pm

More Information:          On Duty Watch Commander 541-726-3714 

Completed By:                 Sergeant Kirkpatrick

 

ARRESTED:                          Fuson, Michael Warren 28 year old White Male of Springfield

 

CHARGES:                           Robbery I (Measure 11)

                                                Possession of Heroin

                                                Possession of Meth

                                                Delivery of Heroin

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:  On Wednesday August 10th at 8:26pm Officers responded to a report of a robbery with a knife at the apartment complex of 3255 Gateway St.  The 63 year old victim stated he met a younger male near the Far Man restaurant on Gateway St, and invited him to his apartment.  While inside the apartment, the suspect grabbed several knives and charged the victim while demanding he give over all his money.  The victim complied and the suspect fled the residence.  Officer Jorgensen began checking nearby businesses for video footage, and located the suspect entering Fast Track Deli shortly before the robbery.  An employee recognized the same suspect enter Fast Track Deli just after 1am, and notified SPD.  Fuson departed just before Officers arrival, but was located a short distance away at Shari’s on Beltline.  He was taken into custody without incident.  During the arrest, he was found to be in possession of meth and heroin. 

 

No one was injured during the robbery, or the arrest.  Fuson was lodged at the Lane County Jail.

 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

 

Incident:           Homeless Champion lands in Springfield on the last leg of his cross country round-trip journey From Newport, Oregon to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.            

 

Date/Time:       August 9, 2016

 

Completed By:  Lieutenant Scott McKee, Office (541) 726-3691

 

 

The Springfield police department is helping 83 year-old Charlie Goodloe rest up for a couple of nights compliments of funds donated to the CHETT Program (Community Help Easing Troubled Times), last night police records employees spoke with Goodloe, learned of his long journey and the short distance to the finish line and decided to help provide him a resting spot in Springfield before embarking on the final leg of his long storied journey across the United States to raise awareness about homelessness. 

 

Goodloe embarked on his journey over two years ago, and after suffering some setbacks and delays, he has almost made it.  After a couple nights rest hosted at a Springfield Hotel, Goodloe plans to do just that. 

The CHETT Program is a funding stream consisting of monies donated by the community intended to provide resources to meet the short-term emergency needs of the most vulnerable in Springfield.  Funds from the account are to be used for victims of crime, those displaced by crime or critical incident (including innocent family members of perpetrators), or people in the community with little hope or few options.  

The CHETT program is the result of a citizen inquiry from Chester (Chet, wife Carolyn) Martin, a retired U.S. Coast Guard veteran and Springfield resident, who contacted the Springfield police wanting to contribute funds to the Springfield Police Department to be used by officers to help VETS and others in need of temporary assistance in circumstances of crisis or critical need. 

Chet and Carolyn Martin made their initial $750 start-up donation to the fund in March last year.  And now, thanks to individual and group donations the fund has grown to over $15,000.  Chester Martin passed away last month, but his legacy and the benevolent spirit behind his fund lives on through such donations.   Donations to CHETT fund can be made in person at the Springfield Justice Center at 230 Fourth Street, Springfield. 

 

Charles Goodloe will be spending one more night, tonight in Springfield at an area hotel and has asked that interviews be coordinated through Lieutenant Scott McKee.

 


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

 

INCIDENT: Homicide                                                    CASE # 16-7191

 

LOCATION:  1370 R Street, Springfield

 

VICTIM:  Ashley, Dorothy Ruth 76 years

 

DATE/TIME:  August 5, 2016/1310 hrs.

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On the above listed date and time, Springfield Police were called to the residence of 1370 R Street in regards to an unresponsive elderly female found inside.  The female was determined to be deceased upon the arrival of emergency personnel.  She was identified as Dorothy Ruth Ashley, 76 years old.  She lived alone at the residence.

 

It was determined that Dorothy Ashley died of homicidal violence and the scene was secured for an investigation.  Anyone with information in this matter should contact the Springfield Police Department.

 

This investigation is ongoing.

 

 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:  Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721 or 729-2310

 

NEWS RELEASE COMPLETED BY: Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721

 


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

 

Incident:                              Missing Child

 

Location:                             600 S. 41st Ct., Springfield, Oregon

 

Case Number:                   16-7192               

 

Date/Time:                         August 8, 2016 / 1:59 PM

The child has been found.  The child was with a relative.

 

MISSING PERSON:  August Anderson  DOB:  May 28, 2010  6 yrs. old

Wm, light brown hair, blue shirt w/ white sleeves/hoodie w/ blue anchors

 

NARRATIVE:

The Springfield Police are asking citizens to keep an eye out for a missing child, August Anderson, who is 6 years old.  August was last seen at his residence in the 600 Blk of S. 41st Ct. at 12:20 PM.  Police are currently searching the area. 

 

Additional Information: Sgt. Rich Charboneau at 541 726-2326 or Watch Commander 541 726-3714

 


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

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INCIDENT: Arrest                                                           CASE # 16-6741

 

ARRESTED:  Comstock, Seth Nicholas 33 yrs. of Springfield

 

LOCATION:  2659 Olympic Street, Springfield

 

DATE/TIME: August 3, 2016/2334 hrs.

 

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On the above listed date and time, Springfield Police detectives arrested Seth Nicholas Comstock on numerous charges involving the Delivery of Marijuana to minors, Luring a Minor and the Online Sexual Corruption of a Child.  Springfield Police became aware of Seth Comstock’s involvement with two females under the age of 14 several days prior to his arrest and launched an investigation.

 

The investigation led to his arrest, after it was learned that he was on the way to meet an underage female who he thought was one of the minor females; for the purpose of engaging in sexual relations.  Detectives stopped him at the prearranged meeting place and took him into custody.  He was charged with 2 counts of Delivery of Marijuana within 1000’ of a School, 1 count of Luring a Minor and 1 count of Online Sexual Corruption of a Child in the First Degree.  He will be lodged in the Lane County Jail.

 

The Springfield Police request that anyone with further information about Seth Comstock contact them.

 

This investigation is ongoing.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:  Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721 or 729-2310

 

NEWS RELEASE COMPLETED BY: Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721

 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

Incident:                     Animal Neglect 2                              

Location:                    2720 Gateway St, Springfield, OR

Case Number:            16-6952

Date/Time:                 07-29-16/1528

Additional Information: Sgt. Rich Charboneau at 541-726-2326 

Completed By:           Sgt. Jeff Martin

 

 

ARRESTED:   Meyer, Samantha Adona      DOB: 12-23-86

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:

On 07-29-30, SPD was contacted in regard to an animal left inside a parked vehicle at the Gateway Mall area.  The initial call came in at about 12:30pm advising the terrier mix dog named “Lucky” was inside the vehicle which was parked in a shaded area.  The vehicle reportedly had the windows cracked and a bowl of water inside.  At the time of the initial call the dog did not appear to be in distress.

 

At approximately 3:28pm a second call was received advising the vehicle was no longer in the shade and the dog appeared to be panting heavily, drooling and in distress. The outside temperature at the time of the second call was noted to be about 97 degrees. Animal Control and SPD Officers responded and found the dog in the noted condition.  Additionally, an infrared thermometer was utilized and read the skin temperature of the dog measured 115 to 117 degrees.

 

Animal Control was about to force entry into the vehicle when approached by the owner, Samantha Meyer.  The dog was immediately removed from the vehicle and noted to be extremely lethargic.  He was provided water, placed inside an air conditioned kennel of the Animal Control vehicle and very shortly resumed normal behavior.

 

Samantha Meyer was questioned and was ultimately cited in lieu of custody for Animal Neglect 2.  Lucky was released to an associate of Ms. Meyer’s who agreed to care for him.

 

The Springfield Police Department wishes to remind all its citizens of the dangers of leaving unattended children and animals in vehicles during the summer months.  Vehicle interiors are noted to be significantly hotter than the ambient temperature of the day exposing the occupants to severe injury or death.

 


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                     Endangering Welfare of Minor

Location:                    Springfield, Oregon 

Case Number:            16-6895

Date/Time:                 7-27-116 / 10:50 PM

More Information:     PIO Sgt. Charboneau  541-726-2326 

Completed By:           Sergeant Richard A. Lewis

 

On 7-27-16 at 10:50 Springfield Police officer Joe Burke responded to a residence when A/ Jerry Snyder called to report his 5 year old daughter had consumed his Marijuana candy named, “shrapnel”.  The child experienced hallucinations, and elevated heart rate, and was transported by ambulance for precautionary monitoring at the hospital.

 

A/ Snyder was arrested by Officer Burke for Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and lodged at the Springfield Municipal jail.

 

The Springfield Police would like to take this opportunity to point out the dangers of Marijuana Edibles being found and consumed by children.  As many of these edibles come in the form of cookies, brownies, and candy, children are naturally drawn to them.  However the small size of children, and the usually higher/concentrated THC levels found in the edibles can easily lead to overdoses by children and adults.

 

Experts urge parents to keep their marijuana stash hidden from children and should consider child-proof packaging.

 


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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

Incident:             Escape            

Location:            Centennial and First St., Springfield, Oregon

Case Number: 16-6917          

Date/Time:         January 27, 2014 / 1804 hours

Additional Information: Sgt. Rich Charboneau at 541-726-2326 

Completed By: Sgt. Jeff Martin

 

 

ARRESTED: Mandera, Nichole Raelene      DOB: 04-20-84

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:

On 07-28-16, at approximately 1441 hours, an inmate was able to escape custody from a Springfield Transport Vehicle.  She was being transported to the Lane County Jail from Springfield Municipal Jail for various warrants at the time of her escape from custody. 

 

Mandera ran north from Centennial & First Street and entered the Marquis Care Center at 1333 First Street, Springfield, OR.  While in the Care Center, Madera was able to obtain clothing and alter her physical appearance.  She then entered an occupied room and stole other articles of clothing from a resident.

 

SPD Officers responded to the area and within a short amount of time took Madera into custody.  She was lodged on following new charges: Escape 2, Burglary 1, Resist Arrest, False Information to a Police Officer, Theft 2 and Assault on a Public Safety Officer.  The investigation regarding her escape is under continuing investigation.   

 


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                     Found-Unattended Child (Child Neglect)

Location:                    4300 block Main St., Springfield OR

Case Number:            16-6762          

Date/Time:                 July 24, 2016  9:30 am

More Information:     On duty Watch Commander at 541-726-3714 

Completed By:           Sergeant Keith Seanor

 

 

ARRESTEE:   Kyle Ray Row DOB: 03/24/90          

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:  On July 24, 2016, at approximately 9:30 am, Springfield Police Officers responded to a found young male juvenile who was wearing no shirt or shoes. A previous press release indicated the child was in DHS custody.

 

On this date at approximately 4:30 pm, seven hours after the unidentified child was located, Springfield Police was contacted by the parents of the child. The intent was to report the child missing. Parents of the child made statements that indicated the child had gone “missing” for about 3 hours while Row was taking “a nap.”

 

Kyle Ray Row was identified as the step-father of the child and the responsible party who was left with the care of the children.

 

Row was arrested by Springfield Police Officers and lodged at the Springfield Municipal Jail for Child Neglect II.  

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                     Found-Unattended Child (Child Neglect)

Location:                    4300 block Main St., Springfield OR

Case Number:            16-6762          

Date/Time:                 July 24, 2016  9:30 am

More Information:     On duty Watch Commander at 541-726-3714 

Completed By:           Sergeant Keith Seanor

 

 

VICTIM:         Unidentified white male child, approximately 3-4 years of age.     

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:  On July 24, 2016, at approximately 9:30 am, Springfield Police Officers responded to a found young male juvenile who was wearing no shirt or shoes. Officers made contact with two Good Samaritans who were traveling on Main St. when they saw the unattended child. The two stopped and contacted the child, ultimately guiding him into the McKenzie Café located at 4265 Main St. The McKenzie Café owners provided pancakes and juice for the child while additional officers began to comb the area, searching for parents/guardians who may be looking for the child.

 

Approximately 1 ½ hours later, without any success in locating a responsible party for the child, a member of the Department of Human Services (DHS) responded and has since taken custody of the child. The child’s verbal skills are such that officers were unable to ascertain a name or any information deemed helpful in locating the parents.

 

As of 4:00 pm, this date, neither Springfield Police Department nor DHS has received any calls from parents in search of their child. DHS employees have since taken the child to have a medical evaluation performed as a precautionary measure. The child had no apparent injuries and seemed happy during the interaction with officers and DHS employees.   Below is a photograph of the unidentified child.

 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at (541)  726-3714.

 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                         CHETT Program Founder dies                         

Date/Time:                     July 22, 2016

More Information:       Lieutenant Scott McKee, (541) 726-3691 

Completed By:             Lt Scott McKee

 

 

 

 

 

The Springfield police department is mourning the loss of Springfield resident and retired United States Marine Corps and Coast Guard Veteran Chester Martin, who lost his battle with Cancer and quietly passed away July 17, 2016 at age 74.  Chester or Chet as he was known by his friends at SPD and his wife Carolyn are the Springfield couple who approached the Springfield police in 2015 asking to donate funds to police for use as a benevolent community resource to help veterans and other community members at times of urgent need.  The CHETT Program (Community Help Easing Troubled Times) was established by Springfield police and named after Chester, Chet Martin

 

The Martins worked with police to establish the program and funded an initial cash donation of $700 to get the program started. Word of the CHETT Program quickly spread in Springfield and the fund has now grown via individual and group donations to over $10,000.  The Martins were recognized in February by Springfield Mayor Lundburg and City Council when they were presented a citizen appreciation award for their work on the CHETT Program

 

The CHETT Program funds have since been used several times by officers to help citizen in immediate need of short-term assistance.  In February this year, CHETT funds were used to help Springfield resident and Viet Nam Veteran Dennis Miller, who had been wounded in battle and uses a motorized scooter for transportation.  Dennis Miller was struck by a drunken pizza delivery driver and his scooter destroyed.  The CHETT funds were used to purchase a new scooter at Gateway Medical Equipment and the Martins and Dennis Miller later met for the first time at the Springfield Justice Center after Miller received his replacement scooter and took it for a test ride.   

 

There will be a memorial service on Saturday at Major Family Funeral Home at 112 North A Street in Springfield.  Carolyn Martin has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the CHETT fund at the Springfield police department, who will honor Chet’s wishes and continue to help those in short-term need of assistance with the program in his name.   

 

 

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February, 2016 - Dennis Miller waves from his new scooter

along with Lieutenant Scott McKee, Carolyn and Chet Martin

and dog Lucky.

 


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                     Theft I (From a business)

Location:                    3022 Gateway Lp., Springfield OR  (All American Canopy)

Case Number:            16-6514                      

Date/Time:                 July 17, 2016  0527 hrs         

More Information:     Sgt. Rich Charboneau    541-726-3714 

Completed By:           Sgt. Keith Seanor

 

 

ARRESTED:  Marc Branson Merrill DOB: 04/14/82         

                       

CHARGES:   Theft I

Criminal Trespass II

Possession Methamphetamine

Possession Heroin

Possession Burglar’s Tools   

                                   

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:  On July 17, 2016 at approximately 5:27 am, SPD officers responded to a report of a burglary of a business located at All American  Canopy. A citizen reported observing a male cut through the wire fence and attempting to remove a fiberglass truck canopy. Officers arrived and detained Marc Merrill who was leaving the business in his vehicle at that time. Merrill was identified by the witness as being the same person who was inside the business compound and he was subsequently taken into custody. The continued field investigation revealed Merrill to be in possession of a lock pick set (Burglar’s Tools) as well as being in possession of methamphetamine and heroin. Merrill was charged with the above listed crimes.

 

Later in the same morning, Michael’s Leather & Oak furniture store was found to have been burglarized as well. This business is located at 3194 Gateway Lp., Springfield which is approximately four (4) businesses to the north of All American Canopy. The two investigations are on-going.

 

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 541-726-3714.

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

December 28, 2015

Contact:  Tiffany Monroe

(541) 726-3721

 

SPD to use CrimeReports.com

 

The Springfield Police Department is pleased to announce a way for you to view crime incidents in Springfield through CrimeReports.com, a crime mapping service.

 

The map is updated daily to show the block location of incidents that have been reported to our agency.  It does not include the exact address, sensitive crimes, traffic stops, information calls, welfare checks, outside agency assists, etc.

 

Citizens can search the site by address, date or type of crime they want to know about.  Data can be searched for up to 6 months prior.  Victim identification is removed as part of the data publishing process but incident descriptions and case numbers are available should a citizen want to request a copy of a report.  Additionally, integrated mapping also allows users to view sex offender information. (This information is from the State of Oregon Sex Offender Inquiry System – only Level 3 offenders or sexually violent dangerous offenders are listed – for more info see http://sexoffenders.oregon.gov/ )

 

The site is free to the public and user may keep up with reported crime in their area by signing up for email crime alerts.

 

Other local jurisdictions reporting through this service include Eugene, Junction City, Cottage Grove, Lebanon, Albany, Corvallis, and Salem.

 

CrimeReports.com is a web-based service and is not part of the City of Springfield or the Springfield Police Department.

 

We hope you find this service useful.


 

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SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

 

Incident:              New Community Assistance Program      

 

Date/Time:         December 16, 2015

 

Completed By: Lieutenant Scott McKee   726-3691

 

 

Springfield police, acting on the suggestion of a Springfield citizen and retired veteran of the United States Coast Guard have established a fund for citizens to contribute money to help ease troubled times for those in temporary need of assistance. 

The CHETT Program (Community Help Easing Troubled Times) is a funding stream consisting of monies donated by the community intended to provide resources to meet the short-term emergency needs of the most vulnerable in Springfield.  Funds from the account are to be used for victims of crime, those displaced by crime or critical incident (including innocent family members of perpetrators), or people in the community with little hope or few options.   Examples of uses could include, but are not limited to; meals, lodging, transportation, crime scene damage repair, and/or other immediate short term emergency assistance. 

The CHETT program is the result of a citizen inquiry from Chester (Chet, wife Carolyn) Martin, a retired U.S. Coast Guard veteran and Springfield resident, who contacted the Springfield police wanting to contribute funds to the Springfield Police Department to be used by officers to help VETS and others in need of temporary assistance in circumstances of crisis or critical need. 

Chet and Carolyn Martin made their initial $700 donation today at the Springfield Justice Center and encourage others to give what they can so police can provide short term assistance at times of critical need to those who may have little hope or few options.  

Officers are now encouraged to consider these funds as a benevolent resource to be used to assist those in critical or emergent temporary need. 

Officers/employees who identify a person in need of short-term emergency or critical assistance will notify the watch commander, who will assess the proposed or contemplated usage of funds and on approval will use their City of Springfield purchasing card to address the immediate expense.  The expense will then be reconciled to the CHETT program fund.  

 

For further information contact Lieutenant Scott McKee at 541-726-3691

 


 

   

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INCIDENT: Missing Person                                          

 

CASE # 13-4430

 

LOCATION: Springfield

 

DATE/ TIME: May 21, 2013

 

MISSING PERSON: Redmon, Rocky Evan 25 year old white male of Springfield

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NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:  The Springfield Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Rocky Evan Redmon.  Mr. Redmon is described as a white male 5’ 8” and approximately 140 pounds.  He has brown hair and blue eyes.  Mr. Redmon was reported missing on May 3rd, 2013 and has not been heard from since.  He has no motor vehicle, but his bicycle is unaccounted for.  Anyone with information in this case is urged to notify the Springfield Police Department.

 

The investigation is continuing.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:  Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721

 

NEWS RELEASE COMPLETED BY: Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721

 

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INCIDENT: Missing Person                                                                  CASE:  13-4207

 

LOCATION: South 35th Street, Springfield

 

DATE/ TIME:  April 26, 2013. 2300 hrs.

 

Missing Person: Smith, Carl Lynn.  76 year old White Male.

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NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT: On the above listed date and time Carl Smith was reported missing from his residence on South 35th Street in Springfield.  He was reported missing by his wife, who told police that Mr. Smith is suffering from the onset of dementia.  Mr. Smith insisted on going for a walk and has not been seen since.  He does not have access to a vehicle and has no other relatives in the area.

 

Carl Lynn Smith is described as being a 76 year old white male, 5’10” 177 pounds with collar length gray hair and hazel eyes.  He was last seen wearing a black coat, blue jeans, blue and gray tennis shoes and a camouflage baseball hat.  According to his wife, Mr. Smith has a heart condition and takes regular medication for a thyroid issue.

 

Anyone who has information on the possible whereabouts for Mr. Smith is encouraged to contact the Springfield Police Department.   

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:  Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721 or 729-2310

 

 

NEWS RELEASE COMPLETED BY: Sgt. David Lewis 726-3721

 

City of Springfield, Oregon