Philomath Police Department
Philomath Police (Photo courtesy of Philomath Police Department)

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 the log only if arrested on felony charges. People arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven otherwise.

Philomath Police Department Log

FRIDAY, DEC. 31

• Felony firearm possession, 3:47 a.m., Northwest 53rd Street and Northwest Harrison Boulevard, Corvallis; police arrested Jacob Wylie Jaeger, 25, of Corvallis, on a felony charge of felon in possession of a firearm, and a misdemeanor charge of felon in possession of a restricted weapon. In an incident listed separately in the police log at 12:55 a.m., the same individual was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants (alcohol content of .08 through .14).

• Crash, 8:12 a.m., 200 block of South 13th Street, no injuries reported.

• Crash, 8:54 a.m., South 14th Street and Applegate Street, no injuries reported.

• Reckless driving, 3:05 p.m., Main Street and North Seventh Street, police arrested a 34-year-old Beaverton woman on a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving.

• DUII, 9:12 p.m., 1700 block of Main Street; police arrested a 39-year-old White City man on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants (drugs).

Other calls

Traffic stops: 3 (0 citations, 3 warnings); suspicious vehicle: 1; suspicious person: 1; assist other agency: 1; harassment: 1; suicidal person: 1; disturbance: 1; motorist assist: 1; mental health situation: 1; miscellaneous: 2.

SATURDAY, JAN. 1

• Disorderly conduct, 9:47 p.m., 2100 block of Applegate Street, details not included in the media log.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 6 (0 citations, 4 warnings, 2 unknown); motorist assist: 1; assist other agency: 1; mental health situation: 1; citizen contact: 1; lost dog: 1; welfare check: 2; dog at large: 1

SUNDAY, JAN. 2

• Methamphetamine possession, time not available, North 19th Street and West Hills Road, police arrested a 38-year-old Gresham man on a misdemeanor charge of possession of methamphetamine (less than 2 grams).

Other calls

Traffic stops: 11 (2 citations, 7 warnings, 2 unknown); assist other agency: 2; trespass: 1; miscellaneous: 1.

MONDAY, JAN. 3

Calls

Traffic stops: 3 (1 citation, 2 warnings); non-911 issue: 1; suspicious person: 1; motorist assist: 1; dog barking: 1; person screaming: 1; 

TUESDAY, JAN. 4

Calls

Traffic stops: 2 (1 citation, 1 warning); motorist assist: 1; extra patrol: 4; dog complaint: 1.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 5

• Crash, 6:17 a.m., 1000 block of Applegate Street, no details provided in the media log.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 7 (1 citation, 6 warnings); person assistance: 1; argument: 1; extra patrol: 4; juvenile complaint: 1; citizen contact: 1; dog barking: 1; found dog: 1; miscellaneous: 1.

THURSDAY, JAN. 6

• Crash, 12:22 p.m., Main Street and North 19th Street, no injuries reported.

• Warrant, 9 p.m., 100 block of North Eighth Street; police arrested a 51-year-old Philomath man on a contempt of court charge.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 3 (0 citations, 3 warnings); runaway: 1; extra patrol: 1.

BCSO-reported activity

FRIDAY, DEC. 31

• Crash, 5:50 a.m., Highway 20 near Summit Highway, Oregon Department of Transportation deicing truck while making a U-turn on Highway 20 failed to see a vehicle attempting a pass; the vehicle collided with the truck; no injuries reported.

TUESDAY, JAN. 4

• Assault, 12:21 a.m., 34900 block of Wren Road, deputies responded to a report of a violation of an order and an alleged assault; deputies arrested Lisa Gonzales, 33 of Philomath, who was booked on felony charges of second-degree assault, and two counts of unlawful use of a weapon, and misdemeanor charges of second-degree theft and fourth-degree assault/domestic violence.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 5

• Warrant, time not available, 35100 block of Kings Valley Highway, deputies arrested a 50-year-old Philomath man on a charge of possession of methamphetamine; the man was cited in lieu of custody.