Eugene police seek victims of sex-abuse case

The Eugene Police Department is looking for additional victims after it arrested a Eugene man on several counts of sex abuse.

Police arrested 46-year-old Edward Paul Collicott on suspicion of three counts of first-degree sex abuse, first-degree sexual penetration, first-degree sodomy, being a felon in possession of a weapon, methamphetamine possession and heroin possession.

Detectives with EPD believe there are victims who live Douglas County, according to a police spokesman, and are attempting to contact additional victims and minors who might have had contact with Collicott in the past 10 years.

Collicott was arrested at approximately 8:50 p.m. on Aug. 28 at his residence on Maxwell Road between Bushnell Lane and North Park Avenue in Eugene, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jennifer Curry at 541-682-5166.


Sign-ups for youth orchestra end Thursday

The Umpqua Valley Youth Orchestra will hold its final registration, along with classes and a parent meeting on Thursday.

Registration will be between 4-6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1771 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg.

The yearly fee is $80 per student.

The parent meeting will begin at 4 p.m. in the sanctuary.

Classes are available for new students up to advanced students on violin, viola, cello and string bass.

Some instruments are available for rental.

Information: 541-643-5035.

Ian Campbell can be reached at or 541-957-4209. Or follow him on Twitter @MrCampbell17.

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