Law Enforcement Report: Oct. 1-7, 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, OCT. 1

• Dispute, 11:06 a.m., 1000 block of Applegate Street, police responded to a situation involving two drivers that had been involved in a fender bender on Sept. 18 with one following the other because an insurance claim had been denied; police advised them to allow their insurance companies to handle the claims and not talk to one another.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 3 (0 citations, 3 warnings); welfare check: 1; miscellaneous: 2.

SATURDAY, OCT. 2

• Warrant, 2:41 a.m., 1800 block of Chapel Drive, police arrested a 42-year-old Albany man on a warrant for contempt of court. He was cited in lieu of custody.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 30 (3 citations, 27 warnings); suspicious person: 1; miscellaneous: 1.

SUNDAY, OCT. 3

• Warrant, 2:26 p.m., 1000 block of Quail Glenn Drive, police arrested a 22-year-old Newport woman on a warrant for contempt of court.

• Warrant, 3:21 p.m., 1000 block of Quail Glenn Drive, police arrested Kyler James Fonger, 26, of Philomath, on a felony charge of failure to register as a sex offender.

• Illegal camping, 3:49 p.m., Pioneer Street and North 13th Street.

• Threats, 9:48 p.m., 1000 block of Quail Glenn Drive, no details provided in the media log.

• Driving while suspended, 11:12 p.m., North 16th Street and Pioneer Street, police arrested a 42-year-old Corvallis man on a misdemeanor charge of driving while suspended.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 14 (1 citation, 13 warnings); citizen contact: 1; curfew violation: 1;

MONDAY, OCT. 4

• Argument, 6:11 a.m., North Eighth Street and Main Street, no details provided in the media log.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 10 (2 citations, 8 warnings); welfare check: 1; foot patrol: 2; assist other agency: 2; suspicious circumstance: 2.

TUESDAY, OCT. 5

• Warrant, 1:22 a.m., Main Street and Clemens Mill Road, police arrested a 38-year-old Newport man on a warrant for contempt of court.

• Theft (reported), 5:13 p.m., 1900 block of College Street, no details provided in the media log.

• Harassment, 7:58 p.m., 3000 block of Acorn Court, police arrested a 36-year-old Philomath man on a misdemeanor charge of harassment/physical contact/simple assault.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 4 (0 citations, 4 warnings); suspicious vehicle: 1; mental health: 1; non-911 issue: 1; abandoned vehicle: 1; dog complaint: 1; miscellaneous: 3.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6

• Theft (reported), 10:09 a.m., 1900 block of Main Street, report of theft of gas, however, after reviewing security footage, the situation appeared to involve a pump malfunction and not intentional theft.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 3 (0 citations, 3 warnings); suspicious vehicle: 1; dog barking: 2; suspicious circumstance: 1; lost dog: 1.

THURSDAY, OCT. 7

• Warrant, 1 a.m., 700 block of Main Street, police arrested Ashley Darlene Wittlake, 43, of Corvallis, on a felony charge of felon in possession of a firearm.

• Warrant, 1:04 p.m., North 11th Street and Quail Glenn Drive, police arrested Oliver Daniel Meyr, 25, of Monmouth, on a felony bench warrant for failure to appear in court.

• Criminal mischief, 2:32 p.m., 3100 block of Main Street, no details provided in the media log.

Other calls

Traffic stops: 2 (0 citations, 1 warning, 1 unknown); 911 hang-up: 1; found property: 1; welfare check: 1; miscellaneous: 3.

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