Eugene, Ore. – On May 5th, 2022, a Eugene man was found guilty and sentenced to 7 years, 6 months for a stabbing that occurred in 2021.
CATO SPRINGS DONOHUE-TYRELL was found guilty of the single charge of Assault in the first degree May 5th, 2022. He was sentenced under Oregon Measure 11 sentencing Guidelines to serve 7 years 6 months in prison.
Under the measure 11 guidelines he must serve every day of his sentence. He is not eligible for “good time”, or “early release”. He will although be given time served credit for any days he spent in county jail. Court Case #: 21CR40457
Tyrell is currently in the Lane County Jail awaiting transport to Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville, Oregon for processing.
Man Arrested After Stabbing at Jackalope Lounge on Willamette Street Parking Lot
Eugene Police responded to report of a stabbing that occurred after a disagreement became physical at the Jackalope Lounge parking lot, 453 Willamette Street, in Eugene at 12:06 a.m., August 19th, 2021. The suspect had left the area.
Officers were in the area and bystanders helped provide directions to the suspect, Cato Springs Donohue-Tyrell, age 32, of Eugene. Donohue-Tyrell was detained and after an investigation he was arrested for Assault in the First Degree and Unlawful Use Weapon. The 35-year-old male victim, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Donohue-Tyrell and the victim were not acquainted with each other. A woman who had been with Donohue-Tyrell was briefly detained for questioning and officer safety, as the location of the knife was unknown. She was released at the scene. Case 21-12792
(Information from EPD, court records, and jail records)