Editor’s note: The Law Enforcement report is based on information submitted by the Philomath Police Department, Benton County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police. 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. Juveniles are not identified. People arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven otherwise.

Philomath Police Department

UPDATES TO PREVIOUS REPORTS

FRIDAY, JULY 21

• 8:49 a.m. — Police responded to a call involving criminal mischief in the 2300 block of Applegate Street. A resident reported that sometime between 9 p.m. July 20 and 7 a.m. July 21 someone had shot at and damaged an exterior double-pane window. A small hole was visible in the outside-facing glass on the lower part of the window. The resident suspected the window had been shot by a BB gun. The cost of repairing the window was estimated at $500 to $1,000.

SUNDAY, JULY 23

• 12:42 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at Main Street and 12th Street. The person reported that she had parked in front of a local business and at around midnight, called an Uber to take her home to Corvallis. When she returned the next day, the car was gone. Police took a stolen vehicle report.

FRIDAY, JULY 28

• 10:16 p.m. — Police arrested a 61-year-old Philomath man on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants (alcohol .08 through .14) following a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Main Street. The man was issued a citation in lieu of custody.

SATURDAY, JULY 29

• 5:13 a.m. — Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 3100 block of Main Street. An investigation led to a recommendation that the case be discontinued and closed due to a lack of cooperation from the alleged victim.

MONDAY, JULY 31

• 10:20 a.m. — Police responded to a report of burglary in the 1100 block of Applegate Street. A business owner reported that sometime during the previous night, someone had attempted to break in as evidenced by pry marks on three exterior doors. There was no evidence of someone entering the building. The business owner indicated that additional lighting and possibly security cameras may be installed.

• 1:27 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a hit-and-run in the 100 block of North 14th Street. The victim reported that while sitting in his car outside of a business, a Honda Ridgeline truck hit his vehicle and caused damage to the driver’s side rear door. The victim wrote down a license plate number but police could not connect the plate with the vehicle reportedly involved in the incident. Police observed no dents or scratches on the victim’s car, only a white mark that appeared could be buffed out with a rag. Police took a report and assigned a case number but with no suspect information, it was recommended that the case be closed.

CALLS FROM AUG. 4-10

FRIDAY, AUG. 4

• 10:38 a.m. — Police responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle in the 100 block of North 12th Street. Police tagged the vehicle to be towed if it had not been moved within an appropriate time frame.

• 1:55 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a man yelling in the 1200 block of Main Street. Police reported that he calmed down upon arrival.

• 2:31 p.m. — Police took a report of fraud from a South 15th Street resident who said charges had appeared on her PayPal account.

• 6:59 p.m. — Police assisted at the scene of a house fire on South 15th Street. The residents were evacuated with no injuries reported. See separate story and photo gallery.

Other calls: Police responded to a dog at large situation at 7:54 a.m. (Pioneer Street and North 10th), a child welfare situation at 11 p.m. and assisted other agencies at 12:25 a.m. (North Ninth Street) and at 10:50 p.m. (Southwest 45th Street, Corvallis). PPD reported three traffic stops.

SATURDAY, AUG. 5

• 12:34 a.m. — Police responded to a driving under the influence of intoxicants situation in the 1600 block of Applegate Street. No other details were made available other than a report was taken and assigned a case number. 

• 10:04 a.m. — Police responded to a report of a suspicious circumstance involving an adult male and an underage female in the area of James Street and Newton Street. Police checked the area and found that they were gone upon arrival.

• 9:08 p.m. — Police arrested a 53-year-old Philomath man on a contempt of court warrant out of Lebanon. The man was issued a citation in lieu of arrest. On the same stop, the driver was cited for driving while suspended and driving uninsured.

Other calls: Police responses included a welfare check at 8:59 a.m. (Main Street and North 19th Street), traffic complaint at 11:19 a.m. (South 15th Street) and motorist assistance at 7:57 p.m. (Highway 20 and Lone Star Road). PPD reported 13 traffic stops.

SUNDAY, AUG. 6

• 2:28 a.m. — Police arrested a 30-year-old Beaverton man on a contempt of court warrant out of Albany. The man was issued a citation in lieu of arrest.

Other calls: Police responded to a suspicious circumstance at 10:51 p.m. (600 block of South 19th Street). PPD reported 10 traffic stops.

MONDAY, AUG. 7

• 1:04 p.m. — Police responded to a crash in the 2300 block of Main Street involving two vehicles colliding where the eastbound lanes merge from two lanes to one lane. A 16-foot Airstream travel trailer towed behind a Chevrolet Colorado pickup was damaged. Also damaged was the passenger side of a Toyota Tacoma pickup.

Other calls: Police responses included a suspicious circumstance at 9:48 a.m. (300 block of South 11th Street) and trespassing at 3:06 p.m. (400 block of South 18th Street). Also, police assisted the Benton County Sheriff’s Office on a call at 5:32 p.m. (Highway 20 near milepost 41). PPD reported four traffic stops.

TUESDAY, AUG. 8

• 1:36 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a stolen bicycle in the 3000 block of Main Street that had occurred between 7 p.m. July 31 and 9 a.m. Aug. 1. The victim reported that his red Marin Mountain Bike had been stolen from a bike rack in front of his apartment. The bicycle had been secured to the rack with a cable lock. The bicycle, approximately 10 years old, had an estimated value of $400 when purchased new.

• 3:27 p.m. — Police responded to a report of fraud in the 500 block of Landmark Drive. No other details were made available other than a report was taken and assigned a case number.

• 4:46 p.m. — Police responded to a report of fraud in the 700 block of Clemens Mill Road. No other details were made available other than a report was taken and assigned a case number.

• 11:23 p.m. — Police arrested a 43-year-old Philomath man on warrants out of Linn County for contempt of court, first-degree criminal trespass and four counts of failure to appear on a criminal citation. The man was transported to Benton County Jail and immediately transferred to Linn County Jail.

Other calls: Police responses included a suicidal subject at 6:27 a.m., a crash that could not be found at 11:18 a.m. (1300 block of Applegate Street) and a suspicious person at 12:04 p.m. (1300 block of North Ninth Street). Also, police assisted another agency on a call at 2:08 p.m. (1000 block of Applegate Street). PPD reported zero traffic stops.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9

• No calls of significance were reported.

Other calls: Police responses included noise disturbances at 2:23 a.m. and 6:04 a.m. (both in the 1700 block of Maple Street), a civil dispute at 10:41 a.m. (1000 block of Applegate Street), a dog complaint at 2:37 p.m. (1000 block of Applegate Street), a welfare check at 3:46 p.m. (2800 block of Newton Street) and a suspicious person at 8:45 p.m. (500 block of South 13th Street). Also, police assisted the Benton County Sheriff’s Office on a call at 1:57 p.m. (Northwest Blue Grouse Place, Corvallis). PPD reported zero traffic stops.

THURSDAY, AUG. 10

• 12:59 a.m. — Police responded to a report of reckless driving in the 100 block of South 14th Street and Applegate Street. No other details were made available other than a report was taken and assigned a case number.

• 1:47 a.m. — Police responded to a report of reckless driving in the 100 block of South 14th Street and Applegate Street. No other details were made available other than a report was taken and assigned a case number.

• 6:55 a.m. — Police responded to a report of burglary in the 1400 block of Main Street. No other details were made available other than a report was taken and assigned a case number.

• 12:45 p.m. — Police responded to a disturbance at 12:45 p.m. in the 300 block of North 16th Lane. No other details were made available other than a report was taken and assigned a case number.

• 10:53 p.m. — Police reported warrant service at 10:53 p.m. at Highway 20 and Shrike Way. No other details were made available other than a report was taken and assigned a case number.

Other calls: Police responses included a report of harassment at 4:21 p.m. and assisting another agency at 10:31 p.m. (1800 block of Main Street). PPD reported one traffic stop.

Benton County Sheriff’s Office

RECENT CALLS

TUESDAY, AUG. 1

• 3:53 p.m. — Deputies responded to a Luckiamute Road address for a report that a mailbox had been intentionally damaged. The mailbox’s estimated value was listed at $250. Deputies were unable to establish any leads on a suspect.

Oregon State Police

OREGON FATAL CRASHES

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 2

• 7:30 p.m. — Oregon State Police responded to a report of a three-vehicle crash in Coos County. Wayne Clinton Lannin, 79, of Port Orford, and Melinda Lannin, 79, of Port Orford, were killed in a crash that occurred on Highway 101 near milepost 249. OSP reported that a Subaru Outback, driven by Wayne Lannin, was southbound and a Peterbilt with a loaded chip trailer driven by a 42-year-old Coos Bay man was northbound and the two vehicles sideswiped each other. The Outback went into a sideways slide and crossed into the northbound lane where the vehicle collided with a Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by a 52-year-old Bandon woman. The driver of the Jeep was transported to a hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Peterbilt was not injured.

FRIDAY, AUG. 4

• 9:26 p.m. — Oregon State Police responded to a report of a vehicle-motorcycle crash in Linn County. Seth Allen Ikaika Taylor, 22, of Sweet Home, was killed while operating his motorcycle on Highway 20 near milepost 20. OSP reported that the motorcycle was eastbound when a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500, operated by a 35-year-old Sweet Home man, attempted to make a left turn across the highway near Ingram Street. The Yamaha struck the side of the Dodge. Witness statements indicated that the motorcycle was traveling a very high speeds just prior to the crash, OSP reported. The truck’s driver remained on the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

SATURDAY, AUG. 5

• 7:42 a.m. — Oregon State Police responded to a report of a vehicle-bicycle crash in Clackamas County. Mark Sorrenson Hendrickson, 48, of Government Camp, was killed while traveling south from Timberline Lodge on State Route 173. OSP reported that a white Hyundai Tucson, operated by a 71-year-old Salem man, was traveling north on the highway and failed to yield the right of way while turning left at West Leg Road across the bicyclist’s lane. The bicyclist collided with the vehicle and he was ejected. The Hyundai driver was not injured.

SUNDAY, AUG. 6

• 3:31 a.m. — Oregon State Police responded to a report of a pedestrian fatality in Umatilla County. Carlos Antonio Perez, 27, of Kennewick, Washington, was killed while walking on Highway 11 near milepost 33.5. OSP reported that the pedestrian was struck under unknown circumstances and that the vehicle operator did not remain on the scene.