2005 Ranger-Involved Shooting -
November 5, 2007
July 27, 2005, two Crater Lake rangers responded to a domestic
disturbance in Mazama Campground....
Park rangers cleared in camper's
- September 23, 2005
National Park rangers were justified in shooting and
killing a drunken California man in July, federal officials announced
Man shot at Crater Lake arrested a
year ago - August
Police records indicate a California man shot
dead by a ranger at Crater Lake National Park last week had been
arrested a year ago for allegedly pulling a knife on security guards who
confronted him for shoplifting.
Crater Lake has
seven rangers with authority to carry guns
Like their counterparts at the local or state
level, federal officials with law enforcement authority go through
training in an academy setting. Most of the training for rangers and
other land protection officers is done at the Federal Law Enforcement
Training Center in Glencoe, Ga.
Ranger details Crater Lake
shooting - July
Crater Lake National Park authorities say it took less
than two minutes for a California man’s encounter with park
rangers to escalate from a domestic disturbance to a fatal
Ranger shoots violent camper at
Crater Lake - July 29, 2005
A club-wielding man who threatened to kill two Crater Lake
National Park rangers at a campground Wednesday night was
shot dead by one of them in what was believed to be the
first such shooting in park history, authorities said.
The Crater Lake murders and the 9-fingered man - July 21, 2002
On July 21, 1952, a trail crew discovered the bodies of
two General Motors executives murdered in the woods of
Crater Lake National Park. The men had been shot in the head
execution style. Their mouths were gagged with their own
neckties. Their shoes had been removed from their feet, and
one pair had been stolen.
Story of '52 murders at Crater
Lake near finish - January 30, 2000
The pair, Charles Culhane and Albert Jones, were waiting at Annie
Creek to meet Frank Eberlein and his associate, Jack Vaughn. They had a
fishing trip planned. The campground in the park was their pre-planned
meeting place. Then they would go on to Union Creek, location of an
Eberlein family cabin.
Park's rangers do more than fight crime - July 22, 1999
The rangers not only handle crimes, but also protect resources in
the park, where rocks aren't to be taken home and pets and mountain
bikes are forbidden on trails.
One day rangers can be reminding visitors not to feed chipmunks, and
the next they may deal with tourists
who disobey rules and hike down the caldera, which has proven
Mushroom poachers put Crater park
staff on alert - October 28, 1998
The 1998 matsutake season in the
high Cascades may be a bust, but back-country rangers are still
finding the cached baskets and plastic pails of mushroom poachers
inside Oregon's only national park.
Timber inquiry has no deadline:
fewer such investigations lately - March 19, 1998
It's unknown how long it will take for authorities to finish
their investigation into an alleged timber theft conspiracy
involving Burrill Timber Co. and Timberland Logging.
Theft probe targets Burrill
Timber: Ashland loggers also suspected -
March 17, 1998
Federal agents are investigating Burrill Timber Co.
in connection with the alleged theft of federal timber in the Rogue
River National Forest.
Rustlers plunder Oregon forests in search of Japanese delicacy - October 21, 1990
To the ranks of poachers,
marijuana growers and timber thieves, rangers in Oregon's
forests can add a new foe — wild mushroom rustlers.
3 Suspects Taken In Oregon Killings
- September 19, 1952
The arrest of a forest-wise old prospector, hunted for three months as the
killer of an Oregon State policeman, or the capture of two youths today in
Millbrae, may solve the murder of two General Motor executives - one a Concord
man - in Crater Lake National Park.
Youth Questioned in Double Killing
July 31, 1952
The FBI said Thursday it was questioning an 18-year-old hitchhiker in the
slaying of two businessmen July 21 at Crater Lake, Ore.
Executives Found Shot to Death
- July 23, 1952
Two missing executives for a
Detroit motor firm were found shot to death Monday in the
woods of Crater Lake National Park.
Seek Woodsman, Believed Slayer of Two GM Executives
July 22, 1952
A posse swarmed over the wild
woodlands of Crater Lake National Park today in an attempt
to trap an eccentric mountain woodsman suspected of slaying
two General Motors executives.