Florence Police arrest multiple-stabbing suspect

On Friday, Aug. 23, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Florence Police responded to multiple 911 calls regarding a possible stabbing at 1550 15th St. FPD officers responded and located the male victim, who had been stabbed. The victim was subsequently transported to Peace Harbor Hospital by Western Lane Ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. The victim’s identity is being withheld at this time as he has not been positively identified.

After subsequent investigation, 37-year-old Danielle Passenger of Florence was arrested for Second Degree Assault and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Passenger and the victim were acquaintances prior to this incident. There is no ongoing threat to the public regarding this incident.

Passenger was held temporarily in the Florence Jail pending transport to the Lane County Jail. This case will be referred to the Lane County District Attorney for review.