Junction City

Missing Oregon State Hospital patient found

EUGENE, Ore. – Psychiatric patient Troy Thomas Irick, reported missing Thursday, was found by the Eugene Police Department. In 2017, Troy Thomas Irick was found “guilty except for insanity” for menacing and unlawful use of a weapon. He was sentenced to almost …

Missing psychiatric patient back in custody

Update (10-06-17 11:14 a.m) – The Eugene Police Department located a missing Oregon State hospital patient at approximately 9:00 a.m. Friday morning. Peace Dawn Wickham was taken to the Lane County Jail to await transport back to the Oregon State Hospital’s Junction …

Explosive device detonates near patrol car

Junction City, Ore. (KEZI) — A blast near a patrol car sent police into high alert in Junction City, Oregon and left two officers with concussion like symptoms. Spence Slater with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said, “When something like that goes …

Massive Oregon hay fire burns for over two days

Junction City, Ore. (KEZI) — Firefighters are battling a large fire in Junction City, Oregon. More than a dozen fire departments have responded. The fire was first reported Friday evening and has spread to hay stacks and multiple barns. Fire crews believe …