Published On: Sat, Feb 16th, 2013

Disorderly Party Draws 23 Arrests

Story last updated on February 16th, 2013 at 3:34 pm.

Eugene Police arrested 23 people after being called to a disorderly party on Alder Street at approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning.

Officers were dispatched to the Campbell Club located at 1670 Alder Street after receiving a noise complaint. When they attempted contact with residents at the location, one was grabbed from behind and the crowd surrounded the officers.

Additional police officers responded in emergency mode to assist, and the crowd was cleared from the front porch of the housing cooperative.

Residents inside the location refused to open the door and would not allow officers to discuss the noise violation with them.

A telephonic search warrant was applied for, and a Municipal Court judge granted the search warrant to search the residence. At that point, the door was opened voluntarily, and officers searched the location for all residents, and evidence of prohibited noise (Municipal Code 4.080/4.081).

Fourteen residents were taken into custody and lodged at the Lane County Jail for charges of prohibited noise, six of those received charges for interfering with police, and one for resisting arrest.

Nine residents received citations in lieu of custody for prohibited noise, and eight minors were cited for minor in possession.


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  1. screwEPD says:

    The EPD is out of control!!!! This is INSANE!!! A search warrent?!?! For a noise violation!?!?! And these !@#$ers want more funding?!?! Defund them Now! We shouldn’t have to put up with this sh!t anymore.

  2. UOstudent says:

    This party was not disorderly. The EPD responded to this incident with a brutal show of force, scaring and alienating UO students, and wasting tax dollars. The residents at the Campbell Club were entirely within their rights to refuse entry – the police were OUT of their jurisdiction to break down private residents’ doors in the upper floors of the house in an unwarranted search of private space. The last time this happened the EPD was sued and forced to settled out of court, wasting yet more of your tax dollars. It’s time we hold them accountable.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Its the old people who support these bullys!

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