Law Enforcement Report: Dec. 4-10, 2020

Editor’s note: The Law Enforcement report is based on information submitted by the Philomath Police Department in addition to activity logs published by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. All calls for service may not be included. The status of incidents might change after further investigation. Locations are approximate. People arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven otherwise.

Philomath Police Department Log

FRIDAY, DEC. 4

• Traffic stop (warning), 12:49 a.m., South 13th Street and Cedar Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 1:39 a.m., Main Street and North 12th Street.

• Theft (report taken), 9:37 a.m., 300 block of South 15th Street.

• Theft (report taken), 11:43 a.m., 500 block of South 18th Street.

• Citizen contact, 4:19 p.m., North 19th Street and Industrial Way.

• Traffic stop (warning), 8:24 p.m., 5500 block of Southwest Philomath Boulevard, Corvallis.

• Theft (report taken), 9:48 p.m., 100 block of North 14th Street.

LOST & FOUND
The Philomath Police Department routinely
receives items that have been turned in by
citizens, such as wallets, keys and other
valuables. If you’ve lost something important,
check with the police to see if it’s been turned
in. Call 541-929-6911.

• Traffic stop (report taken), 10:27 p.m., North Eighth Street and Main Street.

SATURDAY, DEC. 5

• Traffic stop (citation), 12:24 a.m., South 26th Street and Main Street.

• Assist other agency, 2:13 a.m., 2500 block of Newton Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 5:05 a.m., Highway 20 and Mustang Lane.

• Mental health, 5:53 a.m., Main Street.

• Motorist assistance, 1:06 p.m., 5200 block of Southwest Philomath Boulevard, Corvallis.

• Assist other agency, 1:59 p.m., 500 block of North 12th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 9:17 p.m., South 11th Street and Applegate Street.

• Assist other agency, 9:51 p.m., location not reported.

SUNDAY, DEC. 6

• Suspicious circumstance, 6:24 a.m., 1700 block of Maple Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 9:19 a.m., 2500 block of Newton Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 9:51 a.m., 1200 block of Main Street.

• Assist other agency, 10:46 a.m., 1900 block of Applegate Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 12:27 p.m., Main Street and South 24th Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 12:34 p.m., Main Street and South 26th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 3:13 p.m., 1500 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 4:50 p.m., 400 block of North 12th Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 5:06 p.m., South 12th Street and Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 6:18 p.m., 1600 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 6:31 p.m., 1700 block of Main Street.

• Welfare check, 7:20 p.m., South 13th Street.

MONDAY, DEC. 7

• Suspicious person (reported), 1:33 a.m., 1700 block of Maple Street.

• Theft (reported, 10:12 a.m., 1400 block of Main Street, adult male left gas station without paying for propane. Police located the individual and he said he would return to the business to pay.

• Traffic stop (citation), 12:56 p.m., 1200 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 3:05 p.m., College Street and North Ninth Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 3:41 p.m., 800 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 4:34 p.m., 1400 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 4:51 p.m., 100 block of North 13th Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 5:39 p.m., North 13th Street and Pioneer Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 5:55 p.m., 1700 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 9:14 p.m., South 17th Street and Maple Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 9:39 p.m., 900 block of Main Street.

• Assist other agency, 10:24 p.m., 2500 block of Green Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 10:43 p.m., 1800 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 11:16 p.m., 1800 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 11:41 p.m., Green Street and Main Street.

TUESDAY, DEC. 8

• Traffic stop (citation), Highway 20 and Kings Valley Highway.

• Welfare check, 2:18 a.m., Applegate Street and Main Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 10:06 a.m., 1400 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), North 15th Street and Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 1:54 p.m., Applegate Street and South Seventh Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 2:40 p.m., 2600 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 3 p.m., 1300 block of Main Street.

• Animal complaint (dead deer reported), 3:07 p.m., 300 block of North 14th Street.

• Property found, 3:44 p.m., 1400 block of Main Street, business reported it had found a wallet, which was later returned to the owner.

• Traffic stop (citation), 5:34 p.m., 1200 block of Main Street.

• Vicious dog (reported), 5:49 p.m., 2500 block of Newton Street. Police took a report of a woman with her dog who were attacked by a German shepherd while on a walk. No injuries were reported.

• Runaway (reported), 7:31 p.m., Main Street.

• Threats (reported), 8:27 p.m., 1400 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 9:03 p.m., Highway 20 near milepost 49.

• Warrant arrest, 9:28 p.m., 800 block of Main Street. Police arrested Zackary Jeremiah James, 35, city of residence not reported, on a charge of failure to appear in court on a criminal citation.

• Traffic stop (citation), 9:29 p.m., 300 block of North 12th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 10:16 p.m., 100 block of South 13th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 10:22 p.m., 2400 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 10:34 p.m., Highway 20 and Shrike Way.

• Arrest (drugs), 11:24 p.m., 800 block of Main Street. Police arrested Troy Charles Averill, 50, of Corvallis, on charges of felony possession of methamphetamine, probation violation and driving while license suspended.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9

• Traffic stop (warning), 2:04 a.m., 200 block of West Park Avenue, Brownsville.

• Traffic stop (warning), 9:42 a.m., 1400 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 10:19 a.m., Main Street and North 12th Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 11:42 a.m., 1700 block of Main Street.

• Citizen contact, 12:28 p.m., 300 block of North Ninth Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 1:15 p.m., Applegate Street and South 20th Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 2:20 p.m., 1200 block of Main Street.

• Theft (reported), 5:02 p.m., 3100 block of Main Street. Man reported his bike was stolen from an apartment complex.

• Suspicious circumstance, 6:04 p.m., 1400 block of Main Street. A woman reported that a man asked her if she wanted to make quick money.

• Violation of a restraining order, 7:56 p.m., 800 block of Main Street. Police arrested Monique Marie Ward, 41, of Vancouver, Washington, on a charge of violating a restraining order.

• Warrant service, 11:23 p.m., North Ninth Street and College Street. See below for BCSO arrest information.

• Traffic stop (warning), 11:48 p.m., Main Street and Green Street.

THURSDAY, DEC. 10

• Motorist assistance, 2:27 a.m., Evergreen Road and Fern Road, provided gas and a jump-start for a couple and followed them to their Philomath residence.

• Suspicious vehicle (reported), 2:59 a.m., Applegate Street and South 17th Street.

• Suspicious circumstance (reported), 3:31 a.m., 1100 block of Main Street, strange noise coming from a location near the former gun shop.

• Traffic stop (citation), 9:28 a.m., 2000 block of Applegate Street.

• Agency assistance, 12:05 p.m., 2800 block of Newton Street.

• Motor-vehicle crash, 2:20 p.m., South 15th Street and Chapel Drive, incident involving a construction truck.

• Suspicious vehicle (reported), 4:06 p.m., 300 block of South 13th Street.

• Found property, 4:32 p.m., 300 block of North Eighth Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 9:03 p.m., Southwest Country Club Place and Southwest Country Club Drive, Corvallis.

• Criminal mischief (reported), 9:37 p.m., 23800 block of Ervin Road.

BCSO-reported activity

FRIDAY, DEC. 4

• Multiple charges, 10:30 p.m., South Eighth Street and Main Street. Deputies issued criminal citations to Sarah Jane Herman, 26, of Long Beach, Washington, for providing false information to a police officer, failure to carry and present a valid driver’s license and on a warrant issued out of Clatsop County.

SATURDAY, DEC. 5

• DUII, 11:05 p.m., Applegate Street and 17th Street. Dale Damewood, 32, of Corvallis, was pulled over for careless driving, speeding, defective lighting and failure to signal a turn. Deputies later arrested Damewood on a charge of driving under the influence after deputies determined he was impaired and unable to operate a vehicle safely. Deputies said Damewood refused to provide a breath test. He was cited and released to a sober person from the Philomath Police Department.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9

• Missing person, 6:30 p.m., rural Benton County. BCSO responded to a report of a man who went missing while picking mushrooms somewhere between Alpine and Alsea. The man was located on the side of South Fork Road at about 7:30 p.m.

• Warrant arrest, 11:23 p.m., North Ninth Street and College Street. Deputies arrested Justin Ray Gomez, 28, city of residence not reported, on an outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrant.