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Someone's Slashing Tires In SE Eugene


Eugene Police are seeking the public’s help in finding those responsible for more than a dozen recent incidents of tire-slashing.

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Areas where EPD has gotten reports of tire-slashing.

Local residents in the 4600 block of Hillside Drive, West Amazon and University areas have reported seventeen tire-slashing incidents. Investigators believe they occurred between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. since February 21st. Several victims say they heard loud music during those hours. One report describes a beige sedan stopping on the street before a person hopped out of the car and appeared to tamper with a parked vehicle before driving off. That person is described to have medium build and long hair. Police ask for anyone with tips or surveillance photos or video to call 541-682-5111

Rachael McDonald is KLCC’s former News Director. Rachael has a BA in English from the University of Oregon. She started out in public radio as a newsroom volunteer at KLCC in 2000. After reporting for the Northwest News Network and KAZU, Rachael returned to KLCC in 2007 as Morning Edition host and a general assignment reporter covering politics, the environment, education, and the arts. She was hired as KLCC News Director in 2018. Rachael departed KLCC in June, 2022.
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