Editor’s note: The Law Enforcement report is based on information submitted by the Philomath Police Department and 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. Juveniles are not identified. People arrested or suspected of crimes are considered innocent until proven otherwise.
PHILOMATH POLICE DEPARTMENT
FRIDAY, JULY 21
• 8:49 a.m. — Police responded to a call involving criminal mischief in the 2300 block of Applegate Street. No details were reported but police did take a report and assign a case number.
Other calls: Police responses included citizen contact at 1:43 p.m., and an animal complaint at 3:19 p.m. PPD reported 14 traffic stops.
SATURDAY, JULY 22
• 1:02 a.m. — Police arrested a 44-year-old Philomath man on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants (alcohol .08 through .14) and reckless driving after he was pulled over at South 21st Street and Main Street.
Other calls: Police responses included a welfare check at 1:16 a.m., disorderly conduct (unable to locate) at 10:04 a.m., and an abandoned vehicle at 11:33 p.m. PPD reported 10 traffic stops.
SUNDAY, JULY 23
• 1:59 a.m. — Police arrested a 20-year-old Corvallis woman on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants (drugs) after she was pulled over at College Street and North 20th Street.
Other calls: Police responses included welfare checks at 12:32 p.m. and 11:21 p.m., bicycle traffic (warning issued) at 1:26 a.m., unauthorized use of a motor vehicle at 12:42 p.m., parking complaint at 1 p.m., and narcotics offense at 10:54 p.m. PPD reported four traffic stops.
MONDAY, JULY 24
• 2:16 p.m. — Police responded to a report of theft in the 400 block of South 18th Street. An adult male reported that the hard drive had been removed from his laptop computer. A report was filed and assigned a case number.
• 2:23 p.m. — Police responded to a report of theft in the 3000 block of Main Street involving two Trek mountain bikes that were stolen from outside a resident’s apartment sometime between 6 p.m. July 23 and noon July 24. A report was filed and assigned a case number.
Other calls: Police responses included a report of unsecured premises at 8:12 p.m., and trespassing at 9:31 p.m. PPD reported two traffic stops.
TUESDAY, JULY 25
• 12:33 a.m. — Police arrested a 25-year-old Sheridan woman on a warrant for contempt of court (two counts) and a misdemeanor charge of driving while suspended after she was pulled over at North 19th Street and Industrial Way.
• 11:52 a.m. — Police responded to a crash that was reported at South 26th Street and Main Street. No injuries were reported.
Other calls: Police responses included a city ordinance violation at 11:06 a.m., a report of possible fraud at 12:01 p.m., parking complaint (unable to locate) at 12:15 p.m., and another parking complaint (owner moved the vehicle) at 2:54 p.m. PPD reported no traffic stops.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26
• 5:11 p.m. — Police responded to a report of an adult male who was loitering at a business in the 100 block of South 18th Street and scaring employees. Police contacted the man and he was trespassed from the location.
• 5:52 p.m. — Police responded to a crash at the intersection of South 30th Street and Applegate Street. The incident report shows that a motorist was traveling south on South 30th and drove through a stop sign, which led to a collision with a vehicle headed west on Applegate. No injuries were reported.
Other calls: Police responses included a noise disturbance at 4:57 a.m., a civil issue involving the ownership of dogs after a breakup at 8:04 a.m., and a report of a possibly suicidal person at 3:36 p.m. PPD reported three traffic stops.
THURSDAY, JULY 27
• No calls of significance were reported.
Other calls: Police responses included a parking complaint at 9:03 a.m., an animal complaint at 9:33 p.m. and a report of reckless driving on Southwest 53rd in Corvallis at 11:44 p.m. PPD reported eight traffic stops.
BENTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
THURSDAY, JULY 13
• 11:06 a.m. — Deputies took a report of a first-degree theft by deception by a 76-year-old man in Blodgett. The victim received a phone call that he had won $45 million but steps needed to be taken for the money transfer. The report indicated the victim’s monetary loss at $2,750.
SUNDAY, JULY 16
• 6:10 p.m. — Deputies arrested a 22-year-old Corvallis man on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants (drugs) and reckless driving following a traffic stop on Highway 20 near Blodgett. Deputies originally pulled over the motorist, who was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro, for driving 91 mph in a 55-mph zone. Citations were also issued for violating the speed limit (30 mph or more), driving uninsured and driving without a valid operator’s license. The man was issued citations in lieu of custody.
• 7:09 p.m. — Deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash on North Ninth Street near Southwest Hills Road. A report on the incident shows that a juvenile driver was going 50 mph west on West Hills Road when he lost control and crashed into a drainage ditch on the west side of North Ninth Street. The driver and one of three passengers suffered minor injuries. Deputies determined that the driver was not impaired.
TUESDAY, JULY 18
• 4:28 p.m. — Deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash on Southwest 53rd Street near Southwest Whitby Avenue, an incident that had also drawn the response of Philomath Fire and Rescue. Deputies reported that a 2005 Lexus hit a power pole and rolled over onto its roof. Medics transported a passenger in the vehicle to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and the driver was taken to the hospital by a family member.
SATURDAY, JULY 22
• 1:35 a.m. — Deputies arrested a 31-year-old Scio woman in the 3300 block of Main Street on a warrant for parole violation. The woman was transported to Benton County Jail.
SUNDAY, JULY 23
• 12:17 p.m. — Deputies were dispatched to Marys Peak Road for a dog-at-large situation. Upon arrival, one of those who called in provided basic information about the dog and its behavior. The dog was transported to Heartland Humane Society.