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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 the 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

DAILY REPORTS

FRIDAY, NOV. 3

• 6:07 a.m. — Police conducted a death investigation at a residence in the 200 block of South Ninth Street.

Other calls: Police responses included person assist at 7:40 a.m. (South 19th Street), disturbance at 12:35 p.m. (Avondale Place), mental health situation at 1:24 p.m. (Adelaide Drive) and a suspicious vehicle (Highway 20 and Woods Creek Road). PPD reported one traffic stop.

SATURDAY, NOV. 4

• No calls of significance were reported.

Other calls: Police responses included a traffic hazard at 12:03 p.m. (Main Street). In addition, police assisted other agencies on calls at 1:02 a.m. (Southwest Rose Place, Corvallis) and 9:24 p.m. (Highway 20/34). PPD reported three traffic stops.

SUNDAY, NOV. 5

• 4:46 p.m. — Police reported a driving under the influence response that included the driver’s refusal to allow a blood-alcohol test in an area near Highway 20 and Kings Valley Highway. Details about a possible arrest were not immediately available; check follow-up reports next week.

Other calls: Police responses included an unknown problem at 10:22 a.m. (Main Streeet) and dog barking at 11:10 a.m. (North 14th Street). In addition, police assisted the Corvallis Police Department on a call at 2:25 a.m. (Southwest Philomath Boulevard and Southwest 35th Street, Corvallis). PPD reported three traffic stops.

MONDAY, NOV. 6

• No calls of significance were reported.

Other calls: Police responses included a person assist at 1:01 a.m. (Landmark Drive), an argument at 10:37 a.m. (South 15th Street) and a suspicious circumstance at 9:25 p.m. (Melvill Cres). In addition, police assisted other agencies on calls at 4:55 a.m. (Highway 20 and Davis Road) and 8:46 p.m. (Main Street and Clemens Mill Road). PPD reported two traffic stops.

TUESDAY, NOV. 7

• No calls of significance were reported.

Other calls: Police responses included an abandoned vehicle at 9:54 a.m. (Main Street), suspicious circumstance at 12:11 p.m. (North 19th Street), welfare check at 1:11 p.m. (North 14th Street), mental health situation at 1:57 p.m. (Adelaide Drive), non-911 issues at 3:22 and 3:30 p.m. (Main Street) and another non-911 issue at 8:31 p.m. (College Street and North 17th Street). In addition, police assisted the Benton County Sheriff’s Office on a call at 4:45 a.m. (Stovall Lane). PPD reported three traffic stops.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8

• No calls of significance were reported.

Other calls: Police responses included an abandoned vehicle at 9:37 a.m. (Grouse Place), unknown problem at 10:51 a.m. (North Ninth Street), violation of an order at 11:54 a.m. (North 18th Street), welfare check at 12:25 p.m. (Applegate Street), welfare check at 4:14 p.m. (North Ninth Street) and citizen contact at 11:31 p.m. (Main Street). In addition, police assisted the Albany Police Department with a Department of Human Services report. PPD reported three traffic stops.

THURSDAY, NOV. 9

• No calls of significance were reported.

Other calls: Police responses included a welfare check at 12:49 p.m. (Bobwhite Place) and a citizen contact at 11:55 p.m. (Main Street). In addition, police assisted the Benton County Sheriff’s Office on a call at 8:44 p.m. (Southwest 53rd Street, Corvallis). PPD reported seven traffic stops.

Benton County Sheriff’s Office

RECENT CALLS

TUESDAY, OCT. 31

• 1:38 p.m. — Deputies arrested a 60-year-old Philomath woman on a warrant out of Linn County Circuit Court during a traffic stop at North 18th Street and Main Street. The woman was criminally cited and released.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1

• 3:03 p.m. — Deputies responded to a three-vehicle crash on West Hills Road near Rosecrest Drive. No injuries were reported. The investigation indicated that an 18-year-old Philomath man driving a pickup came around a corner to see traffic backed up behind a vehicle making a turn. The driver reported that as he hit the brakes, tires broke traction and the pickup slid into the vehicle in front of him at an angle, went off the roadway, glanced off a large steel power pole on the driver’s side and crashed into a residential fence. The vehicle that was hit jolted forward and hit a third vehicle. No citations were issued.

THURSDAY, NOV. 2

• 6:22 p.m. — Deputies arrested a 65-year-old Philomath man on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants (alcohol concentration of .10%) and reckless driving following a single-vehicle crash on Hoskins Road near Kings Valley Highway. The driver said he had swerved to avoid a small animal in the road, which led to losing control of the vehicle and crashing.

SATURDAY, NOV. 4

• 2:16 p.m. — Deputies arrested a 29-year-old Blodgett man on a misdemeanor charge of criminal trespass with a firearm on private property at a Hoskins Road address. Deputies had received a call from the property owner that a hunter had entered the property, shot a deer and was still on site.

SUNDAY, NOV. 5

• 9:16 a.m. — Deputies responded to a report of burglary at Wren Community Hall on Kings Valley Road. An investigation showed that someone had used a pry bar to enter through a rear door, cut the lock off of a filing cabinet and rifled through it. The reporting party said that nothing obvious was stolen. Damages, which included the door, door frame and lock, were estimated at $250.

MONDAY, NOV. 6

• 5:45 p.m. — Deputies responded to a report of trespassing on property near Shrike Way and Highway 20 involving an individual camping behind a subdivision sign. Deputies found an unoccupied tent pitched in the trees.

• 8:28 p.m. — Deputies arrested a 68-year-old Rockaway Beach man on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants (drugs) and reckless driving following a traffic stop at Main Street and Clemens Mill Road.

TUESDAY, NOV. 7

• 4 a.m. — Deputies responded to a 911 hangup call at a Stovall Lane address but could not find anyone. The deputy called the phone number back and left a message. At about 4:30 a.m., a Philomath man called back and reported that people were attempting to break into his house and were “pushing up on the floor” of his mobile home. A search with a K9 revealed no signs of anyone having been around the residence.

Oregon State Police

FATAL CRASHES

FRIDAY, NOV. 3

• 7:08 a.m. — Troopers responded to a crash involving a log truck and passenger car on Highway 6 about 12 miles east of Tillamook that took the life of Tyler James Street, 30, of Rainier. OSP’s preliminary investigation indicated that Street was driving west in a Toyota Prius when his vehicle crossed the center line and hit head-on the log truck, driven by a 67-year-old North Plains man. Street was declared deceased at the scene. The log truck driver suffered minor injuries.

• 1:23 p.m. — Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 101 about 4 miles north of Bandon that took the life of Carole Ann Voliva, 77, of Bandon. OSP’s preliminary investigation indicated that a 17-year-old girl driving north in a Ford F-150 reportedly fell asleep at the wheel and drifted into the southbound lanes, striking Voliva’s Toyota Camry. Voliva was declared deceased at the scene. The teenage girl was seriously injured.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8

• 5:06 p.m. — Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 58 about 8 miles east of Oakridge that took the life of Kent Derek Walth, 59, of Castro Valley, California. OSP’s preliminary investigation indicated that a Toyota Camry driven by a 20-year-old woman was attempting to pass in the no-passing zone and struck head-on a Ford Explorer driven by a 33-year-old Eugene man. The Ford Explorer’s driver suffered serious injuries. The driver of the Camry and a passenger, a 62-year-old woman — all of Castro Valley — were seriously injured. Walth, also a passenger in the Camry, was declared deceased during transport to a hospital.

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