Pickup fire leads deputies to evidence of car break-ins

Pickup fire leads deputies to evidence of car break-ins
Shaun Ortloff

EUGENE, Ore. - Firefighters responding to a pickup on fire early Friday morning discovered someone had broken into the rig.

The Nissan pickup was a total loss, according to investigators.

Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene on Donegal Street in the River Road neighborhood and found someone had broken into two cars, including the flaming pickup.

Deputies arrested Shaun Michael Ortloff, 19, and booked him into the Lane County Jail on charges of Unlawful Entry into a Vehicle, Criminal Mischief 1st degree, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle and Reckless Burning.