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Incident:         Suicidal Subject

Location:        I-105 at Mohawk, Springfield, Oregon

Case Number: 14-9306        

Date/Time:       October 25, 2014 / 1528 hours

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

Completed By: Sgt. Jeff Martin






On the above noted date and time, Springfield Police responded to the overpass located at I-105 and Mohawk in regard to a suicidal subject.  Upon arrival, a 26 year old male was observed sitting on the protective fencing threatening to jump into on-coming traffic.  As a result, traffic in both directions was diverted.


After 3 hours of negotiation with the subject, he voluntarily surrendered to officers at the scene.  He was transported to University District Hospital for evaluation without further incident.








Missing Special Needs Juvenile         

Location:          Thurston High School,, Springfield, Oregon

Case Number:  14-8491         

Date/Time:          October 1, 2014 / 1726 hours

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

Completed By:  Sgt. Jeff Martin, Springfield Police Dept.




On the above noted date and time, Springfield Police Department was requested to assist in the location of a child with special needs.  The high school aged child also suffers from medical conditions which includes seizures that require daily medication.  The child did not have his medication at the time of his departure from Thurston High School.


Initial information documented the child had become interested in survival skills and camping due to a recent outing he and his father recently experienced.  Springfield Police Officers, K-9 Tjenco and a Life Flight helicopter were deployed to the area to assist in the search.  The 14 year old child was located approximately 5 miles away by a motorist who was aware of the incident after an extensive search of the area.


Springfield Police is grateful for the assistance by Thurston High School personnel, Lifeflight and our citizens for the return of the young man.







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




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.




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







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.



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.


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 or the app developer at


More information can be found on our website at  and the MyPD app website


City of Springfield, Oregon