Law Enforcement Report: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2021

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, JAN. 29

• Traffic stop (warning), 7:42 p.m., College Street and North 12th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 8:28 p.m., Main Street and North 10th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 8:57 p.m., Main Street and North 13th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 9:07 p.m., 1000 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 9:08 p.m., South 15th Street and Applegate Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 9:11 p.m., 1700 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 9:11 p.m., 600 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 9:47 p.m., Bellfountain Road and Chapel Drive, Corvallis.

• Traffic stop (warning), 10:21 p.m., North 13th Street and Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 10:35 p.m., address not reported.

• Traffic stop (citation), 10:54 p.m., 2500 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 11:40 p.m., 2500 block of Main Street.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30

• Traffic stop (warning), 12:36 a.m., 800 block of Main Street.

• DUII, 12:47 a.m., Bellfountain Road and Chapel Road, police arrested a 17-year-old Corvallis boy on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol (under .08).

• Found property, 9:11 a.m., 1100 block of Applegate Street, individual reported finding money at the post office and it was turned over to police.

• Assist other agency, 9:48 a.m., South Seventh Street and Applegate Street.

• Assist other agency, 12:22 p.m., 24600 block of Evergreen Road.

• Assist other agency, 2:19 p.m., 24600 block of Evergreen Road.

• Suspicious vehicle, 2:30 p.m., 600 block of Pioneer Street.

• Motorist assistance, 3:09 p.m., 1700 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 3:33 p.m., South 13th Street and Main Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 3:55 p.m., 500 block of Main Street.

• Dog at large (reported), 4:26 p.m., 3000 block of Main Street, unable to locate.

• Assist other agency, 9:11 p.m., Highway 20 (near milepost 43).

SUNDAY, JAN. 31

• Traffic stop (citation), 6:14 a.m., Main Street and South 11th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 6:30 a.m., 1400 block of Main Street.

• Arson/reckless endangerment, 1:27 p.m., 100 block of North Eighth Street, police arrested Michael Lee Marquis, 43, of Philomath, on charges of first-degree arson and reckless endangering/disorderly conduct. See separate story.

• Cat complaint, 4:05 p.m., 2500 block of Newton Street.

• Suspicious vehicle, 4:41 p.m., 200 block of North Eighth Street.

• Traffic stop (citation), 7:50 p.m., 2300 block of Main Street.

• Assist other agency, 8:43 p.m., 100 block of Southwest Monroe Avenue, Corvallis.

• Suspicious vehicle, 8:53 p.m., 900 block of Quail Glenn Drive.

• Traffic stop (no report), 9 p.m., North Ninth Street and Heritage Hills Drive.

• Traffic stop (warning), 10:38 p.m., Southwest Philomath Boulevard and Southwest 53rd Street, Corvallis.

• DUII, 10:47 p.m., 1400 block of Main Street, police arrested Alex Nunez-Ramirez, 27, of Philomath, on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol (.08 through .14).

MONDAY, FEB. 1

• Traffic stop (warning), 12:01 a.m., North 20th Street and Main Street.

• DUII, 12:08 a.m., 1300 block of Applegate Street, police arrested Gary James Gossett, 22, of Philomath, on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol (.15 through .19).

• Traffic stop (warning), 1:17 a.m., Newton Street and South 26th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 1:47 a.m., 1000 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 2:46 a.m., South 19th Street and Main Street.

• Noise disturbance, 5:35 a.m., 1800 block of Main Street.

• Noise disturbance, 6 a.m., 1800 block of Main Street.

• Disturbance, 4:19 p.m., 200 block of South 13th Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 10:08 p.m., North 15th Street and College Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 11:41 p.m., 1200 block of Main Street.

TUESDAY, FEB. 2

• Traffic stop (warning), 7:59 p.m., 1800 block of Applegate Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 8:11 p.m., 800 block of Main Street.

• Traffic stop (warning), 8:42 p.m., Main Street and Newton Street.

• Driving while suspended, 11:43 p.m., Southwest 53rd Street and Southwest West Hills Road, Corvallis, police arrested Justin Curtis Gilmore, 34, of Corvallis, on a charge of driving while license suspended. Gilmore was cited in lieu of custody.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3

• Warrants, 12:22 a.m., 5200 block of Southwest Philomath Boulevard, Corvallis, police arrested Troy Michael Lowery, 52, of Corvallis, on three outstanding warrants.

• Suspicious vehicle, 5:42 a.m., 700 block of Southwest 53rd Street, Corvallis.

• Misdemeanor assault, 6:40 a.m., 100 block of South Eighth Street, police arrested Johnathan Andrew Sexton, 40, of Philomath, who was booked on charges of fourth-degree assault and second-degree disorderly conduct.

• Assist other agency, 9:02 a.m., 24100 block of Old Peak Road.

• Dog barking, 10:05 a.m., 600 block of South 19th Street.

• Burglary, 5:23 p.m., 500 block of South 13th Street, building on Philomath Frolic & Rodeo grounds entered and several items were reported missing.

• Suspicious circumstance, 7:21 p.m., 2700 block of Newton Street.

• Suspicious vehicle, 11:37 p.m., Main Street and Newton Street.

THURSDAY, FEB. 4

• Domestic disturbance, 6:51 a.m., 2300 block of Newton Street.

• Welfare check, 4:33 p.m., 600 block of South 19th Street, man laying on ground got up and walked away.

• Person assistance, 8:03 p.m., 100 block of North 14th Street, helped an intoxicated person get to a friend’s residence.

• Warrant, 9:18 p.m., 1900 block of College Street, police arrested Brandon Michael Triller, 25, of Albany, on a warrant for parole violation.

• Traffic stop (warning), 11:44 p.m., Southwest Philomath Boulevard and Southwest 53rd Street, Corvallis.

BCSO-reported activity

FRIDAY, JAN. 29

• Reckless driving, time not reported, Plymouth Drive east of Bellfountain Road, Corvallis, deputies arrested Jonathan Roy Beddingfield, 37, of Portland, for unauthorized use of a vehicle and reckless driving following a crash on Plymouth Drive.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30

• Missing person, no time reported, Marys Peak area, man received text message from his son, who had reported being stuck in snow with a cellphone battery about to die; the individual was located.

SUNDAY, JAN. 31

• Assault, noon, 24600 block of Evergreen Road, deputies arrested Tyson Ray Nation, 36, of Corvallis, on charges of fourth-degree assault, attempted assault on a public safety officer, resisting arrest and probation violation.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3

• Suspicious vehicle, 6:15 p.m., 25300 block of Bellfountain Road, vehicle in field near the address; left before deputies arrived.

THURSDAY, FEB. 4

• Identify theft, 4:30 p.m., 800 block of Wyatt Lane, resident received letters from the Oregon Employment Department about an unemployment claim that was never filed.

• Theft by deception, no time reported, 24100 block of Old Peak Road, resident gave gift card information through Facebook Messenger to a person believed to be a brother-in-law; later determined that it was not him.