K-9 tracks down suspect in burglary

K-9 tracks down suspect in burglary
Jeremy Lee Lauriguet

EUGENE, Ore. - A homeowner interrupted a burglary in progress Monday, scaring off a man police rounded up about an hour later with the help of a K-9 unit.

The homeowner came home during the noon hour and discovered the burglary taking place. He confronted the intruder, who ran.

The homeowner kept an eye on where the suspect went and updated police. A K-9 unit tracked the man for about an hour before finding him 3 blocks away drinking alcohol, police said.

Eugene Police arested Jeremy Lee Lauriguet, 33, on Burglary in the First Degree, Robbery in the Third Degree, Theft in the Third Degree, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin), and two warrants (Parole Violations) for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Delivery of a Controlled Substance.