Lane County DA

Lane County DA Office.

Two Eugene police officers were justified in using deadly force against a parent outside Cascade Middle School two weeks ago, according to the Lane County District Attorney.

Rachael McDonald

Lane County's District Attorney says lack of law enforcement capacity contributed the release of a man accused of killing two people over the last few weeks.  

Eugene Police arrested Ricardo Cheney on drug and firearms charges on March 6th.  The DA's office said it chose not to file charges because the crime involved no violence or threat of violence and fell below the current local threshold for prosecution.