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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                              Phone Scam

Location:                             Springfield Area

Case Number:                   15-2843               

Date/Time:                         3-31-15 / 2003hrs

More Information:          Sgt Charboneau 541-726-3714 

Completed By:                 Sergeant Kirkpatrick

 

                               

 

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:  The Springfield Police Department has become aware of a phone scam where the suspect claims to be a Sergeant with the Springfield Police Department.  Several victims have notified SPD that the caller claims to be with the Warrant Division at the Springfield Police Department.  He goes on to say that they missed jury duty and he has a bench warrant for their arrest.  He says he wants $250.00 to lift the warrant.  He goes on to say the person could appear personally at 220 5th St.  However the suspect is unaware that the old Central Lane Justice building (220 5th St), is no longer a courthouse.  In one report he asked the victim to obtain a $250 gift card from a local store (Albertson’s, Walmart etc) to obtain the gift card number over the phone.

 

The Springfield Police Department, like other agencies, DO NOT operate in this manner.  Anyone receiving a call similar to this is asked to hang up and call SPD (541-726-3714), or the agency he claims to be associated with, to verify the legitimacy of the information.

 

If you have been the victim of this scam and have not reported it, you are asked to call SPD (541-726-3714).

 


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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                            Accident:  Vehicle vs Pedestrian/Skateboarder

Location:                            15th & Q St, Springfield, Oregon 

Case Number:                   15-2454

Date/Time:                        3-17-15 / 2237 hours

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

Completed By:                Sergeant Richard A. Lewis

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:

On 3-17-15 at 2237 the Springfield Police department responded to a report of a vehicle accident at 15th and Q St.  It was reported that two skateboarders were hit by a vehicle at that location. 

 

Both of the skateboarders were juveniles, 17 years of age.  The skateboarders were not on the sidewalk.  The male was seriously injured and was transported by ambulance to a local area hospital, the extent of his injuries are not known at this time.  The second skateboarder was not known to have any injury.

 

The driver of the vehicle remained at the accident scene and is cooperating with the investigation.  Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.  No arrests or citations have been issued at this time.  The investigation into the accident is ongoing by Springfield’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT).  We ask that anyone who was a witness to the accident who has not been contacted to please call the Springfield Police Department and speak with Officer Brian Antone 541-726-3714.

 

If anyone has additional information or witnessed the incident they are asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 541-726-3714.  For media inquiries please contact Sgt. Charboneau – PIO.

 


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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                     Robbery Arrest

Location:                    5755 Main St Springfield Oregon (US Bank)

Case Number:           15-2272          

Date/Time:                 3-11-15 / 1605hrs

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

Completed By:           Sergeant Kirkpatrick

 

                       

ARRESTED:             Naillon-Webb, Daniel Brian  32 year old White Male of

Kelso Washington

 

CHARGES:               Robbery Charges pending investigation

 

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:  On 3-11-15 at 1605hrs Officers of the Springfield Police Department responded to a report of a robbery with a gun at the US Bank inside Albertson’s.  As Officers were responding, dispatch advised that a group of citizens were holding the suspect down.  Officers arrived and took the suspect into custody without further incident.  The suspect was identified as Naillon who is on federal parole.  The gun located was determined to be a replica.  One of the citizens who initially took the suspect to the ground received injuries to his hands and arms from the fight, but did not require immediate medical attention.  The FBI was notified and are working with Detectives on this case.

 

Although SPD generally cautions citizens against taking action, especially when weapons are involved, we are thanking the group who subdued the suspect until Officers arrived.  Their assistance was crucial to prevent injuries to bank employees, and to ensure he ended up in Police custody.

 

 

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

-UPDATE-

 

Naillon was charged with              Robbery II

                                                   Assault IV

                                                   Menacing

 

 

It turns out that Naillon was on Federal parole for Bank Robbery.

 


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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                              Police Officer Physical Agility Testing      

Location:                             Briggs Middle School Gymnasium, 2355 Yolanda Ave. Springfield

Date/Time:                         March 15th from 6 pm to 8 pm & April 4th from 10 am to 2 pm.

Completed By:                 Sgt. Tom Rappe’ (541)726-3714                                              

 

 

The Springfield Police Department is currently seeking applications for their open police officer positions.  The Department currently has three open police officer positions with applications being accepted through March 30th at 5 pm. 

 

One aspect of the hiring process is the Oregon Physical Abilities Testing, also called the ORPAT.  The ORPAT is a hybrid physical ability-job sample designed to evaluate entry level police officer candidates on the essential physical capacities required to satisfactory perform their job duties.

 

The Springfield Police Department will be holding two ORPAT practice sessions on March 15th from 6 pm to 8 pm and April 4th from 10 am to 2 pm at Briggs Middle School in Springfield.  Anyone 21 years and older can take the practice test.  Participants must sign a liability waiver before testing.  An application for employment is available online at www.springfield-or.gov. A completed application is not required in order to attend the practice sessions. 

 

If you have any questions please call the Springfield Police Department at (541)726-3729.

 


 

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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

Incident: Robbery 1 

Location: 4100 block Bluebelle Way, Springfield, Oregon

Case Number: 14-2146        

Date/Time:       March 7, 2015 / 0050 hours

Additional Information: Sgt. David Lewis at 541-726-3723  (M-F) 

Completed By: Sgt. Jeff Martin  541-726-3714

 

 

SUSPECT:  Carlson, Casey Michael   DOB: 12-03-90

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:

On the above noted date, SPD Officers were called to the 4100 block of Bluebelle Way, Springfield, in regard to a reported a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Officers contacted Casey Michael Carlson who was found in the street with a gunshot wound to his right thigh.  Upon further investigation it became apparent Carlson had actually used the weapon in a robbery attempt of a residence located in the 4100 block of Bluebelle Way, Springfield, OR. 

 

Detectives responded and began their investigation which revealed Carlson forcibly entered the residence located at the above noted location.  While in the residence Carlson produced a weapon.  An occupant of the residence physically resisted Carlson and a struggle ensued.  During the struggle, the weapon discharged striking Carlson on his right thigh.  The home owner received minor injuries associated with the physical altercation with Carlson and required no medical attention.

 

Carlson was ultimately transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and underwent surgery for the gunshot wound.  Charges are pending and the investigation is continuing.

 


 

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MEDIA RELEASE

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Incident:                              Stabbing Arrest / Foot Pursuit

Location:                             3907 E 15th Ave Eugene Oregon (Glenwood)

Case Number:                   15-2107/14-8095              

Date/Time:                         3-5-15 / 1805hrs

More Information:          Sgt Charboneau 541-726-2326 

Completed By:                 Sergeant Kirkpatrick

 

                               

ARRESTED:                          Bisson, Ernest Joseph 47 year old Male of Eugene

 

CHARGES:                           Assault I

                                                Unlawful Use of a weapon

                                                Federal Warrant for possession of a weapon

                                                State Parole Board warrant for Assault II

 

 

NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT:  On 3-5-15 at 6:05pm Officers of the Springfield Police Department responded to 3907 E 15th Ave in Glenwood to serve several arrest warrants on Bisson.  He was also the suspect in a stabbing that occurred at 5312 Main St on September 20th 2014 (14-8095).  In that case a 65 year old Hispanic male was stabbed in the stomach, and received a laceration to his hand while trying to wrestle the knife away from Bisson.  The injuries were not life threatening.   Bisson fled the area, and went into hiding.  Several recent reports indicated he was frequenting the Glenwood area.

 

Officer Keith Pankey assisted Detectives on 3-5-15 in serving the arrest warrants.  As they arrived Bisson was on the front porch, but ran inside the residence.  Officer Pankey observed Bisson fleeing out a back door.  A foot pursuit ensued.  Bisson recognized the speed of the pursuing Officer and gave up after jumping a fence.  Bisson was interviewed and charged with the stabbing.  He was also lodged on several warrants.

 

 

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

 


 

   

SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

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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

 


News Release

City of Springfield, Police Department, 230 Fourth St., Springfield, OR  97477

Contact:  Tiffany Monroe, Police Department

(541) 726-3721       www. Springfield-or.gov

 

October 25, 2011

Contact:  Tiffany Monroe

(541) 726-3721

 

SPD first in Oregon to offer SmartPhone App

 

 

The Springfield Police Department is pleased to announce the availability of a new Police iPhone and Android application for the citizens of Springfield.  The app named “My Police Department” or “MyPD” is available now for free in the iTunes & Android marketplace.

 

This app includes features for checking on the latest news, social media postings, directions, department contacts, submitting feedback, questions, department surveys, crime tips and more.

 

The app is available to the public free of charge.  The app is also free of any advertisements or pop ups.

 

All of the forms can be sent anonymously to the department, though we encourage an email address or phone number if you would like a response.  Users also have the ability to upload photos and GPS information with the app forms (for example a parking issue, graffiti complaint, etc).

 

As is the case with our other emails, tip line and social media sites, this app is not for any type of emergency situation.  SPD will attempt to review all messages in a timely fashion but do not always actively monitor all messages at all times.

 

The app was developed by Detective Peter Olson of Peabody, Massachusetts who founded the company WiredBlue LLC.  WiredBlue has more features planned for future releases.  Any suggestions can be directed to the department by emailing SPD at police@springfield-or.gov or the app developer at info@wiredblue.co

 

More information can be found on our website at www.springfield-or.gov/dept_pol.htm  and the MyPD app website http://wiredblue.co

 

City of Springfield, Oregon