Deputies Search for Wanted Man

DEADWOOD, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man with ties to Coos County that may be armed and dangerous. According to deputies, Joshua Barnett lives in Deadwood, but after visiting his home in an armored vehicle early Wednesday morning, investigators weren’t able to find him. The 41-year-old is wanted in Lane, Coos and Clackamas counties for assault and felony DUII. … Continue reading »

Officers Prep for Operation Dry Water

EUGENE, Ore. — A warning for people heading out to the lake or river ahead of the holiday weekend. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is out looking for boaters who have had too much to drink. Deputies will be on the water as part of Operation Dry Water. It’s a national event meant to drastically … Continue reading »

Five K-9s Join Search and Rescue

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has some new members who will put their best paws forward with the search and rescue team. Five K-9s are now certified with the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association. They dogs are trained to track missing people and human remains. One dog, Diesel, is still just a puppy, but … Continue reading »