Law Enforcement Report: Aug. 27-Sept. 2, 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. Individuals are identified in log only if arrested on felony charges. People arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven otherwise.

Philomath Police Department Log

FRIDAY, AUG. 27

Calls

Traffic stops: 5 (3 citations, 2 warnings); assist other agency: 1; suspicious vehicle: 1; welfare check: 1; animal complaint: 1; person assistance: 1; juvenile issue: 1; noise disturbance: 1; miscellaneous: 1.

SATURDAY, AUG. 28

• Eluding police, 1:28 a.m., Southwest Philomath Boulevard and Southwest 53rd Street, Corvallis, no details provided in the media log.

• Unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle, 12:59 p.m., 500 block of Fawn Lane, no details provided in the media log.

• Warrant, 9:41 p.m., Philomath Police Station, police arrested a 21-year-old Philomath man on a warrant for contempt of court after he had turned himself in.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 22 (12 citations, 9 warnings, 1 unknown); assist other agency: 1; suspicious vehicle: 2; suspicious circumstances: 1; suspicious person: 1; dog barking: 1; miscellaneous: 1.

SUNDAY, AUG. 29

• Suspicious person, 4:51 a.m., 1800 block of Northwest Ninth Street, Corvallis, police assisted Corvallis Police with a distraught woman who had an altercation with a man.

• Warrant, 8:21 a.m., 32800 block of Fern Road, police arrested a 21-year-old Philomath man on a warrant for failure to appear in court on a criminal citation.

• Traffic fatality, 7:08 p.m., North Eighth Street and Main Street, police responded to a 69-year-old woman who was hit by two vehicles while crossing Main Street; see separate story.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 11 (8 citations, 3 warnings); suspicious person: 2; welfare check: 2; noise disturbance: 2; miscellaneous: 2.

MONDAY, AUG. 30

• Crash, 6:57 p.m., 600 block of Main Street, no injuries.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 1 (0 citations, 1 warning); welfare check: 1; assist other agency: 1; suspicious circumstance: 2; harassment: 1; dog barking: 1; citizen contact: 1.

TUESDAY, AUG. 31

• Warrant, 1:40 p.m., 1000 block of Applegate Street, police arrested a 21-year-old Corvallis man on a warrant for failure to appear in court on a criminal citation.

• Driving while suspended, 6:18 p.m., Pioneer Street and North 17th Street, police arrested a 34-year-old Philomath man on a misdemeanor charge of driving while license suspended.

• Fraud (reported), 9:41 p.m.., 300 block of Marlon Place, no details provided in the media log.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 8 (4 citations, 3 warnings, 1 unknown); assist other agency: 1; suspicious circumstance: 1; welfare check: 1; citizen contact: 1.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 1

• Reckless driving, 1:31 a.m., North 19th Street and Industrial Way, police arrested a 23-year-old Albany woman on a misdemeanor charge of reckless endangering.

• Criminal mischief (reported), 3:59 p.m., 1600 block of Main Street, no details provided in the media log.

• Prowler, 4:54 p.m., 200 block of North 14th Street, no details provided in the media log.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 16 (4 citations, 12 warnings); trespass: 1; welfare check: 1; suspicious circumstance: 1; found dog: 1; miscellaneous: 1.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 2

• Bicycle theft (reported), 6:40 a.m., 2800 block of Newton Place.

• Multiple charges, 2:23 p.m., North 17th Street and Main Street, police arrested Jonathan Dean Smith, 31, of Philomath, on a felony charge of failing to register as a sex offender, misdemeanor charges of providing false information to police/impersonation and felon in possession of a restricted weapon, and on warrants for parole violation and failure to appear in court on a criminal citation.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 11 (5 citations, 6 warnings); assist other agency: 2; suspicious circumstance: 2; welfare check: 1; animal complaint: 1; non-911 issue: 1; extra patrol: 1; harassment: 1; found property: 1; miscellaneous: 2.

BCSO-reported activity

FRIDAY, AUG. 27

• Warrant, 12:32 a.m., Highway 20 near milepost 47, deputies arrested Vincente Dante, 23, city of residence not reported, on a statewide felony warrant out of the Oregon State Parole Board.

• ID theft, 1:07 p.m., 2000 block of Calderwood Drive, deputies took a report of a man who was the victim of identity theft after someone using his name and social security number filed an unemployment claim with the state in the amount of $19,058; the man’s employer denied the claim and the suspect was not paid.

• Warrants, 5:42 p.m., Applegate Street and 16th Street, deputies arrested a 53-year-old Blodgett man on two warrants; issued citations in lieu of custody.

• Warrants, 10:05 p.m., 2100 block of Main Street, deputies arrested a 32-year-old Corvallis man on four warrants out of Benton County Circuit Court; issued citations in lieu of custody and cited for driving while license suspended.

SATURDAY, AUG. 28

• Prowler, 12:25 a.m., 700 block of South 19th Street, deputies checked the area on foot and were unable to find anyone.

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