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Daily Activity Log

Listed below are recent incidents responded to by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. This report does not reflect all Sheriff’s Office activities and is updated as time and personnel allow. 

Any arrest and complaint information included below is based on the legal conclusion that, as with any criminal case, a charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.

WARRANT ARREST – On February 29th, 2024, at around 7:30 am, deputies received a phone call from an individual residing in the 1600 block of NW Hwy 20, Albany. The caller advised a transient male was on their property. Prior to deputy arrival, the male had left on HWY 20 in an unknown direction of travel. The male was described as a transient male on a mountain bike. Deputies located Kevin House, 39, matching that description at the entrance to Takena Landing. Deputies learned House had 8 warrants for his arrest: Albany Municipal Court, fail to comply and possession of a restricted weapon; Corvallis Municipal Court warrant, franchise requirement; Corvallis Municipal Court warrant, fail to appear; Corvallis Municipal Court warrant, fail to appear; Corvallis Municipal Court warrant, fail to appear; Lebanon Municipal Court warrant, PV Theft III; Benton County Circuit Court Warrant, Criminal Trespass II; and Benton County Circuit Court warrant, fail to appear and Theft 1. House was issued criminal citations to appear on all his warrants per request by issuing agency and the jail and was released from custody.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 23, 2024, deputies responded to Highway 99W and NE Elliot Circle for a report of a three-vehicle crash. There were no injuries, and two vehicles were towed from the scene.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE(S) – On February 23rd, 2024, at about 8:00 am, deputies were dispatched to a motorcycle laying on its side on Hubbard Road just off Hwy 99W. Deputies responded and found an older black “crotch rocket” style bike on its side facing west bound on the white curb. From the tire skid marks on the on the side and top of the curb, the rider hit the curb and possibly flipped the bike onto its side.
▪️ On Monday, Feb. 26, deputies arrested Isabela Sofia Eccles, 18, of Corvallis, for DUII, Criminal Mischief 2, and Reckless Driving, after a motor vehicle crash on NW Highland Dr/Lester Ave.
▪️ On Tuesday, Feb. 27, deputies arrested Isabel Angel Vasquez, 22, of Gervais, for DUII.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2 CRIME DAMAGE – On February 28, 2024, at around 8:00 am, deputies were dispatched to a hit and run in the 25200 block of Orchard Tract Rd, Monroe. A resident reported someone drove into and destroyed their mailbox at some point during the previous night.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 27, 2024, at around 3:30 pm, deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Highway 20 near Milepost 8. Deputies spoke with the driver, who said he was driving east on Highway 20 in his blue 2004 Ford F250 when he drove off the roadway, hit a pole, and damaged a fence. He was issued citations for careless driving and driving uninsured.
GOVERNOR`S WARRANT – On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at about 9:00 AM, detectives arrived to the 1700 block of SW Brooklane Drive in Corvallis to locate Lee Robert Magnusson, 38, for an outstanding Governor`s warrant of arrest and extradition to Arizona. Lee was taken into custody and transported to the Benton County Jail without further incident.
SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT(S) – On Monday, February 26, 2024, at about 4:10 pm, deputies were dispatched to the area of NW Wishram Drive and NW Eagle View Drive in Albany to investigate a report of a suspicious person. A resident reported seeing a white male in his 30s looking into people’s backyards. Deputies searched the area but were unable to locate the male described.
ABANDONED VEHICLE – On February 26, 2024, at around 1:00 pm, deputies were dispatched to an abandoned vehicle at NW Quailwood Dr and Independence Highway. Deputies later tagged the gray 2005 Saturn Ion with a 24-Hour tow notice.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On Sunday, February 25, 2024, at approximately 1:38 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 27600 block of Highway 99W for a report of a suspicious person. According to dispatch notes, a male was wandering around the property, looking around the propane tanks and a side gate and had been at the apartments next door earlier. Deputies contacted a male who was sitting next to the side gate. He collected his belongings and left when asked.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On Saturday, February 24, 2024, at about 7:15 pm, a male was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Highway 20 near milepost 43 when he failed to recognize traffic had stopped for an emergency vehicle on the south side of the highway. The rider crashed into a stopped pickup truck. He reported minor injuries but declined transport by medics. He was not impaired, and he did not have a motorcycle endorsement. He was transported from the scene by his friends. The driver of the pickup was uninjured and was able to drive his vehicle away from the scene.
DWS FEL – On February 23, 2024, at approximately 11:47 pm, deputies conducted a traffic stop on a white Pontiac Vibe and contacted the driver, Mark Guinn, 61, who`s driving status was felony level suspended through Oregon. Deputies took Guinn into custody and transported him to the Benton County Jail.
ELUDE VEHICLE – On February 22, 2024, at 8:30 pm, deputies attempted to stop a recklessly speeding motorcycle on HWY 99w near MP 104. After a short elude, the pursuit was terminated.
THEFT 3 FROM VEHICLE; UNLAW ENTRY MOTOR VEHICLE – On Sunday, February 25, 2024, at approximately 10:06 AM, deputies contacted a resident of NW Eagle Drive, Albany in regard to unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle and the theft of items from said vehicle. The resident had parked the vehicle and left it unlocked overnight. The resident had no cameras and there was no evidence to recover at the scene.
COERCION; UNLAW USE OF WEAPON; HARASSMENT; MENACING – On Sunday, February 25th, 2024, at approximately 12:15 AM, deputies responded to a reported domestic dispute in the 200 block of NE Azalea Drive. A neighbor who lived across the street reported a female was screaming at a male at the residence. Grace Marshall, 21, was arrested and lodged into the Benton County Jail for Harassment, Menacing, Coercion, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.
PROPERTY, FOUND – On February 24, 2024, at 6:09 pm, deputies were dispatched to call a male about property located within the Finley Wildlife Refuge. The items were collected and entered into evidence as found property.
ELUDE VEHICLE – On February 23, 2024, at about 11:45 PM, deputies were driving west on Highway 34 near Oakville Road in Linn County when they observed a vehicle travelling east on Highway 34 at a high rate of speed. Deputies attempted to stop a white motorcycle that eluded their traffic stop. Deputies ultimately terminated in the elude, due to passenger safety and only probable cause for the stop being ORS 811.100, violation of the basic rule. Deputies last saw the motorcycle take the northbound I-5 exit and relayed information to the Oregon State Police.
IDENTITY THEFT – On February 22, 2024, deputies spoke with a caller regarding three attempts to open credit cards in her name. They told deputies one of the companies was United Federal Credit Union. They had no additional information as to which companies were involved. Deputies provided her a case number for documentation.
ASSAULT 4 – On February 21, 2024, at around 11:00 AM, deputies received a report of a cold assault that occurred February 17, 2024, along the Alsea River. A male reported a male moved his items and a verbal argument occurred and an unidentified male assaulted him, punching him in the face and tried to choke him. Deputies attempted to identify the suspect but was unsuccessful.
RECKLESS DRIVING – On February 21, 2024, at about 7:50 a.m., a female called in to report a reckless driver on NE Highway 20 just west of North Albany Road, in Albany, where two lanes merge in the west bound lane. She reported the driver of a dark gray Toyota Tundra was in the right lane, made an unsafe merge to the left, and almost forced her out of her lane and into oncoming traffic. She was upset and wanted to sign a citation, but did not see who was driving the Tundra, so she was okay with the other driver being warned. Deputies contacted the driver of the Tundra and talked with him about traffic laws and how to safely merge into traffic.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 21st, 2024, at around 7:00 AM, deputies were dispatched to the Benton County Fairgrounds to contact Evan Seits, 39, for a cite and release Linn County Circuit Court warrant for PV Disorderly Conduct. Seits was subsequently issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT 2; ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 20, 2024, at about 7:12 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a potential road rage and reckless driving incident occurring on NW Metge Avenue near NW Independence Highway. Both vehicles were involved in a minor crash, and both vehicles left the scene. One driver, ERIC WILSON, 48, was later cited for the crime of Disorderly Conduct II, and the violation of Improper opening or leaving open of vehicle door.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE(S) – On 2/17/2024 at around 2:45 PM, deputies responded to the OSU gate a Peavy Arboretum for a vehicle locked behind it. Deputies arrived and spoke with a female, who stated she saw the gate open and wanted to take a ride in the woods. Deputies counseled her on why OSU does not allow vehicles to drive the road due to safety concerns with walkers and bike riders. She said she understood and would not do it again.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On Saturday, February 17, 2024, at approximately 9:50 AM, deputies responded to the 26100 block of Alsea Deadwood Highway for a female trespassing on private property. The female was given a ride into Corvallis to take possession of her car at a tow lot and told not to return to the property.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2 – On Saturday, February 17, 2024, at approximately 9:00 AM, deputies responded to a residence off Highland Drive, Corvallis for a female trespassing with her vehicle and stuck in the mud behind a residence. The owner of the residence arranged tow for the vehicle and it was later recovered.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 16th, 2024, at about 12:06 am, Andrea Doorman, 38, was arrested for a Fail to Appear Warrant out of Philomath Municipal Court in the 4500 block of SW West Hills Road in Corvallis, Oregon. Doorman was criminally cited and released.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Thursday, February 15, 2024, at approximately 4:15 P.M., deputies arrived at a two-vehicle crash on Highway 99W near milepost 79. Driver 1 was pulling out of the parking lot of G3 Sports, in her Ford Escape, to turn northbound on Highway 99W. Driver 2 was driving south on Highway 99W in a Dodge Ram 2500. The Dodge Ram crashed into the front driver`s side fender of the Ford Escape.
THEFT 3 FROM VEHICLE; CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2; UNLAW ENTRY MOTOR VEHICLE – On Thursday, February 15, 2024, at about 11:20 am, deputies were dispatched to the 3200 block of NW Glenridge Drive for a report of a vehicle break in. Deputies arrived and spoke with the owner of a 1997 Toyota 4Runner. He stated an unknown person broke out the left rear window of his vehicle sometime in the night and rummaged through the vehicle and stated nothing was missing. The Toyota was parked in the driveway in front of their home.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 14, 2024, at approximately 5:09 pm, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 34 and Salmonberry Road. The driver of the vehicle declined medical attention and deputies provided him a ride home to his nearby residence.
MINOR IN POSS OF LIQUOR – On Sunday, February 11, 2024, at about 1:50 am, deputies saw a man, later identified as William James Griffiths, 20, stumbling down NW 8th Street near NW Reiman Avenue in Corvallis. Griffiths was extremely impaired by alcohol and trying to get home. Deputies cited Griffiths for being a Minor in Possession of Alcohol and took him home.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE(S) – On Saturday, February 10, 2024, at about 10:05 pm, deputies stopped a red Toyota 4Runner on Highway 20 near milepost 43 for pulling a camper trailer with no lights. The trailer was also dragging its septic tank on the ground. The driver told deputies she was moving the trailer for her daughter. She left the trailer on the side of the road, out of the lane of travel and was removed less than 24h later.
MINOR IN POSS OF LIQUOR – On Saturday, February 10, 2024, at about 8:25 pm, deputies were dispatched to investigate a party and conduct a welfare check in the 21100 block of Atticus Lane, Blodgett. Deputies went to the address, identified everyone present and were 18 or older.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On January 30, 2024, deputies responded to the 29300 block of Lakeside Drive for a suspicious circumstance. Deputies arrived and spoke to the resident who stated she had received 4 brand new iPhones still in the box in a shipment to her address which she did not purchase. Additionally, several days later she received a UPS tag for the phones shipping them to another location in the Midwest that was not Boost Mobile, which was where the phones came from. This is a very common scam in which the phones are eventually sent overseas using fraudulent information. The resident’s information was not used and her credit was not impacted in the purchase of the phones.
▪️ On Sunday, Feb. 18, deputies arrested Nicholas Tokuzo Endo, 23, of Philomath, for DUII.
▪️ On Friday, Feb. 16, deputies arrested David Thomas Houston, 56, of Monroe, for DUII.
▪️ On Friday, Feb. 16, deputies arrested Antonyo James Clemente Tapia, 23, of Lebanon, for Reckless Endangering, Carry a Concealed Firearm, Possession of Cocaine (misdemeanor), Reckless Driving, and DUII.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Monday, February 19, 2024, at approximately 3:59 pm, deputies were dispatched to an unknown injury motor vehicle crash on N 19th Street at West Hills Road. According to dispatch notes, two vehicles were involved in a crash at the intersection. An investigation was completed.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Monday, February 19, 2024, at around 3:15 pm, deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Lewisburg Ave and Vineyard Dr, Corvallis, for a non-injury traffic crash.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On February 19, 2024, at around 9:29 am, deputies were dispatched to the 7000 block of NW Appaloosa Way for a reported suspicious circumstance. The caller reported someone attempted to open her door at around 7:15 am. No entry was made to the residence and no suspect description.
DOG AT LARGE – On Sunday, February 18, 2024, at approximately 12:42 pm, deputies were dispatched to a dog at large in the 4500 block of SW Nash Avenue. According to dispatch notes, a black mid-size dog with no tags was found in the area. The dog was located and returned to its owner.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 17th, 2024, at around 2:00 PM, deputies responded to the gravel lot at Alpine Rd and HWY 99W for a report of illegal camping. Deputies contacted Andrea Black, 31, residing in the vehicle. Andrea Black had a Benton County Circuit Court warrant for failing to appear on an endangering the welfare of a minor charge. Black was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the Benton County Jail where she was booked on her warrant.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2 – On February 17, 2024, an unknown vehicle struck and damaged the pedestrian crossing signpost at the southwest corner of S.W. 53rd Street and West Hills Road. The signs themselves are not damaged but the post was bent in half and will need to be replaced. Deputies moved it out of the roadway and left it in the ditch at that location.
WARRANT ARREST – On Thursday, February 15, 2024, deputies were dispatched to the Parole and Probation office, in the Law Enforcement Center for a warrant service. Deputies issued Teague Wallace, 45, a criminal citation in lieu of custody and released him.
DOG BITE – On February 15, 2024, around 2:00 p.m., a window washer working in the 24900 block of Pleasant View Drive Philomath was attacked by two stray dogs. The dogs bit him, breaking skin in three places. They are described as a chocolate lab mix and a white and gray pitbull type. It is unknown where the dogs live.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 14, 2024, Driver 1 was southbound on Springhill Dr near milepost 3. He said he swerved to avoid a deer, went off the road, into some blackberry brush, and stopped against a tree. He admitted to driving 60-65MPH (55 MPH zone) despite the wet weather conditions.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 14, 2024, deputies were traveling eastbound on Ryals and observed a black Dodge pickup pulling a silver sedan out of the northernmost field. Deputies spoke to a male who told deputies his son went off the embankment at Ryals and Independence. No injuries and only cosmetic damages to the vehicle. He pulled his son`s sedan out of the field and up into the gravel lot to await a tow truck.
IDENTITY THEFT – On February 14th, 2024, at around 1:50 pm, deputies spoke with a resident regarding fraudulent accounts being opened in his name in New Jersey and Texas. He told deputies he was contacted by a collections agency for utilities in Texas – a state he has never resided in. Upon his own investigation he also learned of an account opened in New Jersey as well, another state he has never resided in. There were two addresses listed on his credit report in Texas which he was disputing. He was provided a case number and information on reporting the fraud, which he told me he was already in the process of doing.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3 – On February 13, 2024, Dispatch reported a male called to report suspicious activity at Jackson-Frazier Wetlands that day. They reported there were two teenagers with long hair, one was wearing a black backpack and had purple hair, and they were walking on Bob Franke Board Walk. They were reported to have an “auto BB-gun” with them, and the caller thought they may be shooting at birds. Deputies arrived and were unable to locate the suspects.
PERMITTING A DOG TO RUN AT LARGE – On February 16, 2024, a dog owner residing in the 31300 block of Peterson Road in Philomath was issued a citation for her dog running at large and barking/lunging at a neighbor on her own property.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 12, 2024, at around 3:21 pm, deputies were dispatched to NW Highland Dr and NW Raider Way for a reported two-vehicle crash. Driver 1 was traveling south when driver 2 attempted to make a U-turn in front of driver 1. No injuries were reported.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On Monday, February 12, 2024, at approximately 11:14 am, deputies were dispatched to a trespass in the 500 block of Main Street, Philomath. According to dispatch notes, the caller had an ongoing problem with Jamison L. Schuetz, 43, trespassing at the business. Jamison had been previously trespassed by us and the Philomath Police Department. Deputies located Jamison later in the day and arrested him for Trespass II.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On February 12, 2024, at around 10:26 am, deputies were dispatched to the 29900 block of Bellfountain Rd for a reported trespass. Deputies later arrested Jonothon Thomas White, 33, for Trespass in the Second Degree. He was lodged at the jail.
WARRANT ARREST – On 02/11/24 Switzler, Mandy, 46, turned herself in at the Benton Co Jail. She had a Parole board warrant. Deputies served the warrant on Switzler.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Saturday, February 10th, 2024, at approximately 12:39 AM, deputies responded to a reported animal complaint on Springhill Drive NE near NW Scenic Drive. A driver reported he had hit a coyote with his car, and it was still alive. Deputies were unable to find the animal and the incident was documented for insurance purposes.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 9th, 2024, deputies were dispatched to the Coffin Butte Landfill in the 28900 block of Coffin Butte Road for a report of a non-injury crash. The caller stated she was sitting at a stop sign when a dump truck backed into her car. She described it as a red and white dump truck.
WARRANT ARREST – On 02/09/2024, Shannon Duffy turned herself in at the front door of the jail. Deputies found she had an active warrant through Benton County Circuit Court. She was given a new court date and time to appear.
WARRANT ARREST – On 2/8/24, Jacob Paul James, 30, was being released from the Benton County Jail when deputies learned he had a Philomath Muni Court warrant for theft III. He was given a new court date and time.
WARRANT ARREST – On 02/05/24 Allen, Winston, 44, was being released from jail when deputies learned he had a Corvallis Municipal warrant for FTA Littering. Allen also had a Philomath Municipal court warrant for FTC DUII. Deputies served the warrants on Allen.
WARRANT ARREST – On 2/1/2024, CARRILLO, Alexis, 26, came back from NORCOR for release. Deputies learned she had an Albany Municipal warrant. Albany gave a court date and time and she was released.
WARRANT ARREST – On 2/1/24, GOMEZ, Joseph Rufugio, 41, was released on Benton County matters for time served. Upon release, he had a warrant for Albany Municipal court, which he was given a new court date and time for.
WARRANT ARREST – ON 1/31/24, TAMI LYNN CHAVEZ TURNED SELF IN AT THE BENTON COUNTY JAIL ON A WARRANT FOR FTA ROB 3/THEFT 3, BAIL/6000-00 OUT OF BENTON COUNTY. CHAVEZ WAS RELEASED WITH A NEW COURT DATE.
WARRANT ARREST – On 01/31/24 Lohr, Henry, 46, turned himself in at the Benton Co Jail on a Lincoln County warrant. The warrant was then served on Lohr.
WARRANT ARREST – On 01/29/24 BUNDY, Maxwell, 23, was being released from Benton Co Jail. Deputies ran a wants/warrants check on Bundy. Bundy had a Corvallis Municipal warrant for FTA Theft II. The warrant was then served on Bundy.
HARASSMENT PHYSICAL – On Saturday, January 27th, 2024, at approximately 12:28 AM, deputies were dispatched to a reported assault at 110 SW 53rd Street. It was inactive at the time deputies were dispatched and there was no actionable suspect information.
WARRANT ARREST – On 1/24/24, Roy Eric Edwards, 56, reported to the Benton County Jail on a Benton Circuit warrant for FTA – PCS & DCS bail $10,000. Edwards was booked and held for court.
WARRANT ARREST – On Thursday, February 15, 2024, deputies were dispatched to the Parole and Probation office, in the Law Enforcement Center for a warrant service and issued Teague Wallace, 45, a criminal citation in lieu of custody and released him.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 15, 2024, at approximately 3:45 PM, deputies were dispatched to the Benton County Parole and Probation office for a probationer who had a warrant. Deputies confirmed Travis MILLER, 36, had two outstanding warrants and issued MILLER citations in lieu of custody for Albany Municipal Court Warrant, Contempt of Court, No Bail; and Lebanon Municipal Court Warrant, Probation Violation, Fail to Carry Proof of Insurance, $10,000 Bail. MILLER said he understood the warrants and the new court dates and was released.
FAIL TO PERFORM DUTIES/DRIVER – On February 14th, 2024, at approximately 3:15 am, deputies responded to Highway 99 just south of Lakeside Drive in Corvallis, Oregon, for a cold motor vehicle accident report. Upon further investigation, Brian Caldwell, 53, was arrested for Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver Property Damage. Caldwell was criminally cited and released.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at about 10:15 am, deputies were dispatched to the 500 block of Main Street, Philomath for a report of a male trespassing. Deputies arrived and later arrested Jamison Lee Schuetz, 43, for Criminal Trespass II. Deputies provided Schuetz a courtesy ride to Corvallis where he was issued a criminal citation and released.
DWS MIS – On February 11, 2024, at 7:05 pm, deputies stopped Brandon Price Fields, 33, at HWY 99W and Greenberry Rd. Deputies subsequently arrested Fields for DWS-Misdemeanor and transported him to the Benton County Jail.
ANIMAL/DOG COMPLAINT – On Saturday, February 10th, 2024, at approximately 3:00 AM, deputies responded to a reported found dog at the Heartland Humane Society. A female reported she had found a dog in the area of North Corvallis off of Kings Boulevard. When deputies arrived, the dog got loose from the female and was uncooperative. The dog ran into Avery Park and deputies were unable to secure it.
BURGLARY 2 – On February 9, 2024, deputies responded to Adair City Hall for a report of an attempted burglary. According to the city manager, someone tried to pry open doors to two storage units over the weekend. No entry was made.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On February 8, 2024, deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Old River Road and Stow Pit Road for a report of an old motorhome and a jeep that appeared to be broken down. Deputies contacted four individuals who stated their motorhome broke down.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On February 1, 2024, deputies spoke with a female on the phone who wanted to report a neighbor had come into her house without permission.
▪️ On Saturday, Feb. 10, deputies arrested Ryan Michael Cantu, 29, of Monroe, for DUII.
▪️ On Monday, Feb. 12, deputies arrested Logan Mitchell Ingraham, 21, of Albany, for DUII and Reckless Driving, as a result of a single-vehicle crash on Camp Adair Road.
▪️ On Monday, Feb. 12, deputies arrested Juan Arroyo Vargas, 46, of Corvallis, for DUII.
▪️ On Thursday, Feb. 15, deputies arrested Brayan Erik Hernandez Perez, 23, of Corvallis, for DUII and Reckless Driving.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 14th, 2024, at around 9:23 AM, deputies were dispatched to the Parole and Probation office at 180 NW 5th Street. Deputies were advised a male named Joseph Tucker, 38, was in the lobby with a warrant. Deputies contacted Tucker and confirmed his warrant. The Dallas Municipal Court issued a court date and time for Tucker to appear.
WARRANT ARREST – On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a red 1992 Chevy Camaro for a traffic violation. Deputies later learned the driver, Kenneth Smelser, 37, had a Fail to Appear Warrant through Benton County. Smelser was issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody and released.
WARRANT ARREST – On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a white Ford pickup on Ellsworth Street and 3rd Avenue. After contacting the driver, deputies learned he had a suspended driving status. The passenger later Identified as Michael Risk, 61, was arrested on six warrants and was lodged and the Benton County Jail.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On February 13, 2024, deputies contacted a resident by phone who reported a suspicious FB marketplace scam. She stated two people had gone to her residence that day looking for a trailer for sale. She helped one of the men report the scam to Facebook as fraudulent. The add was posted by “Jennifer Siera”.
STRANGULATION; COERCION; TAMPER W/ EVIDENCE; MENACING; ASSAULT 4 – On Monday, February 12, 2024 at 8:45 pm, deputies were dispatched to the Benton County Jail at 190 NW 4th Street, Corvallis, Benton County, for a fight. Deputies determined an Adult in Custody (AIC), Korbin Clemmons, 25, committed numerous crimes including strangulation and assault against another AIC.
FAIL TO PERFORM DUTIES/DRIVER; ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Monday, February 12, 2024, at approximately 2:00 pm, deputies were dispatched to a hit and run at Highway 99W at Smith Loop. According to dispatch notes, the caller`s vehicle was hit by a log truck who left the area. Deputies arrived and found a silver Toyota Rav4 which had rear passenger side damage from a log truck attempting to pass on the right while the Toyota was waiting to turn left. The log truck driver left the area. An investigation was completed.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On February 12, 2024, at around 7:54 am, deputies were dispatched to contact a male via telephone, regarding a telephonic harassment complaint. The male was receiving unwanted text messages demanding he pay the cartel $3500 for wasting their “escorts” time. Deputies told the male it was a scam and to block the numbers.
WARRANT ARREST – On Sunday, February 11, 2024, at about 9:00 pm, deputies stopped a blue Chevy Malibu on Highway 20 near milepost 44 for driving 92 MPH in a 55 MPH zone and later arrested the driver, Selva Delano Mudaliar, 37, on a misdemeanor Washington County Circuit Court warrant for FTA: Fail to Register as a Sex Offender. Mudaliar was taken to the Benton County Jail.
ABANDONED VEHICLE – On 02/10/2024, at about 10:39 p.m., deputies responded to Irish Bend Park located at 28700 Irish Bend Rd, Monroe, Benton County, Oregon for an abandoned vehicle. It was previously report that a motorhome had been parked at the park, and it was broken down. The occupants were told they needed to leave several days prior. The occupants stayed at the location for several days, deposited lots of trash outside the motorhome, and set up a quick shade. Deputies tagged the motorhome for tow as it was left on public property to be towed 24 hours later. Deputies returned on 02/11/2024 at about 11:00 p.m. and the motorhome along with the trash was gone.
LITTERING – On Saturday, February 10, 2024, at approximately 2:06 pm, deputies were driving a marked patrol vehicle on Mary`s Peak Road near milepost 1. As they approached a gated forest Road belonging to Starker Forests, they saw an armchair dumped in the ditch next to the forest road, near Mary`s Peak Road. No one was around and deputies did not see any other debris. Deputies took photos of the chair forward the info to Forest Patrol.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On Saturday, February 10, 2024, at approximately 8:19 am, deputies were dispatched to a trespass at the Corvallis Mobile Home Park at 200 NW 53rd Street. According to dispatch notes, a black Chrysler 300 associated with a male who had been evicted was parked near the office. An investigation discovered the person who was at the location was not the male who had been evicted and no crime occurred.
RESISTING ARREST; RECKLESS ENDANGERING; DISORDERLY CONDUCT; LITTERING; RECKLESS DRIVING; ELUDE VEHICLE – On January 9th, 2024, at about 2:46 am, deputies initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of NW 9th Street and NW Maxine Ave in Corvallis. The driver failed to stop, and the Deputies pursued the vehicle. The pursuit was terminated near Highway 99, north of Coffin Butte Road. Alex Ferdencio Carachuri, 23, was later apprehended that morning, arrested, and lodged at the Benton County Jail.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 9th, 2024, at approximately 1:26 am, Steve Bedolla, 53, was arrested for two warrants in the 1100 block of NW 9th Street in Corvallis, Oregon. Bedolla was criminally cited and released.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 8th, 2024, at approximately 11:53 pm, deputies contacted Rosa Martinez, 39, in the 1800 block of NW 9th Street. Martinez had two Failure to Appear warrants out of Benton County Circuit Court. Martinez was criminally cited and released.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 8, 2024, deputies were informed there was a male by the name of Blake Steven Lee Proebstel, 30, attending a meeting at the District Attorney`s Office who had an active warrant out of Arizona. Proebstel was taken into custody and lodged at the Benton County Jail.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 1 – On February 8, 2024, deputies spoke with a resident over the phone. He reported wire had been cut from his irrigation “circle” pivot. He said wires were hanging down and he had not assessed the total damage yet. He believed this may have occurred as long as three weeks prior. The pivot is located near the intersection of E Hulbert Lake Rd and Highway 99W.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On February 7, 2024, at approximately 12:41 p.m., deputies were dispatched to Highway 34 and Milepost 58 for a report of a traffic crash. A 2018 Ford F-350 rear-ended a 2003 Chevy Trail Blazer. The driver of the F-350 was not injured. The driver of the Trail Blazer received serious injuries to her neck. The front seat passenger of the Trail Blazer had minor injuries.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 2, 2024, at around 12:06 pm, deputies were dispatched to Hwy 20 near milepost 7 for a single vehicle crash. The driver was traveling east in his tractor trailer when the rear tire of his trailer left the roadway. The driver decided to drive into the field versus over correcting in the roadway. He hit a telephone poll and landed in the field. No injuries were reported, and the vehicle was later towed.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 2nd, 2024, at about 1:32 am, I initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Highway 20 and North Albany Road in Albany Oregon. The driver, who was later identified as Rickie Fairfield, 63, was arrested on two warrants. Fairfield was criminally cited and released.
RESISTING ARREST; ESCAPE 3; DWS MIS; FAIL CARRY/PRESENT OP LICENSE – On January 31st, 2024, at approximately 12:45 am, deputies initiated a traffic stop near 700 NW 5th Street in Corvallis, Oregon, on a 2003 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck. Daniel Blair, 40, was arrested for Criminally Driving While Suspended or Revoked (Misdemeanor), Resisting Arrest, Escape in the Third Degree, and Failure to Carry and Present a License. Blair was transported and lodged at the Benton County Jail.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 30, 2024, at approximately 2:19 pm, deputies were dispatched to Crescent Valley High School at 4444 NW Highland Drive for a report of a car crash. The driver of a 2023 Toyota 4Runner struck a parked car, a 2017 Jeep Wrangler. The driver was issued a citation for Careless Driving.
THEFT 1 – On January 19, 2024, at around 9:43 am, deputies were dispatched to the 4700 block of NE Hwy 20 for a theft complaint. A resident discovered his enclosed trailer had been broken into overnight. There were numerous tools stolen from the trailer valued at over $1000.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 8, 2024, at about 11:00 PM, deputies observed a Chrysler Town and Country vehicle used by Barry Page, 44, driving westbound on Philomath Blvd near Country Club Ln. Deputies later arrested the driver, Barry Page, for 3 Benton County warrants and a Lebanon Municipal warrant. Page was cited and released.
DWS MIS – On Thursday, February 8, 2024, deputies initiated a traffic stop on the Highway 34 bypass with a blue 1999 Chevrolet S-10 pickup for a traffic offense. Deputies later learned the driver, Amy Gurzick, 41, had a criminal level driving suspension. Deputies issued Amy a criminal citation in lieu of custody.
DWS MIS – On February 8th, 2024, at around 2:15 PM, deputies initiated a traffic stop in Adair on a 2003 Toyota 4 Runner near NE Willian R Carr Ave and NE Arnold Ave. The driver, Kelli Ann Hunt, 33, was suspended misdemeanor, and did not have an ignition interlock device despite the requirement to have one. Additionally, she was unable to provide current proof of insurance. Hunt was subsequently issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody for ORS.811.182 Driving while suspended misdemeanor. She was also issued traffic citations for ORS.816.012 Fail to carry proof of insurance and ORS.813.602 Ignition interlock device requirement.
ANIMAL/DOG COMPLAINT – On February 8, 2024, 11:06 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 7000 block of NW Mountain View Drive in Corvallis for two dogs that were trying to escape their yard. Deputies secured the dogs in the yard. Later that day the two dogs were re-homed.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – Drivers 1 and 2 were southbound on Highway 99W waiting for a farm vehicle ahead of them to turn left onto Smith Loop. Driver 1 attempted to turn left onto Smith Loop as well, driver 2 attempted to pass driver 1 and struck vehicle 1. Vehicle 1 came to a stop beyond the ditch on the west side of Hwy 99W and vehicle 2 came to a stop on the east side of Hwy 99W, after striking a telephone fiber optics box. Driver 2 said he hit his head during the collision but declined medics stating he would seek medical care on his own.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On February 7, 2024, at approximately 8:35 am, deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 99W and NW Lewisburg Ave for a report of a traffic crash. When deputies arrived at the parking lot there were two involved vehicles. A 2016 Kenworth T880 flatbed truck and a 2005 Honda Pilot. The Honda Pilot failed to stop in time and rear-ended the Kenworth truck.
HARASSMENT PHYSICAL CONTACT – On February 6th, 2024, at about 5:35 am, deputies responded to the 1800 block of NE Seavy Avenue for a report of a domestic disturbance that had just occurred. Deputies arrived and spoke with a resident who reported he had just been in a physical altercation with his ex-girlfriend`s son, who lives at the residence. There was no crime for domestic violence, and the resident didn`t want to press any charges against the son for Harassment.
DWS MIS; WARRANT ARREST – On Friday February 2, 2024, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a black 1997 Honda Civic in the McDonalds parking lot in Philomath (125 S 14th Street). Deputies contacted the driver, Kyle McCall, 27, and later learned his driving status was suspended. Additionally, Kyle had a Linn County Fail to Appear Warrant. Deputies arrested Kyle for both crimes and later issued him citations in lieu of custody before releasing him.
ROBBERY2; UNLAW USE OF WEAPON; MENACING; THEFT 3 – On January 30, 2024, at about 9:30 PM, deputies responded to the 1700 block of NE Conifer Blvd in Corvallis for a man being threatened with an axe. Barry Page, 44, threatened a male with an axe and compelled him to reveal his phone passcode and then left with his phone. Page was later arrested.
ACCIDENT OTHER INJURY – On January 27th, 2024, at around 8:43 AM, deputies were dispatched to the Wild Rose Quarry for an injury crash. Dispatch advised that a logging yarder rolled over the bank at the quarry and that the driver of the machine was trapped inside. Upon further inspection, deputies determined the cause of the crash was because the front drive line on the yarder broke, which controls the steering, causing the yarder to drive over the embankment. The driver was extricated from the wreck and transported to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center with numerous injuries.
DWS MIS – On February 8, 2024, at about 1:22 p.m., deputies stopped STACY RESIDES, 42, on Old River Road near Hubbard Road for traffic violations while driving a black 1999 Honda Civic with an expired temporary trip permit. Deputies cited and released RESIDES for DWS (Misdemeanor), and issued her tickets for Fail to Register Vehicle and Driving Uninsured.
WARRANT ARREST – On Tuesday February 6, 2024, deputies contacted Samanth Stams, 22, at Pioneer Park. Deputies later learned via dispatch, Stams had a Corvallis Municipal Court for Fail to Appear Warrant. Stams was issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2 – On February 5, 2024, at around 11:15 am, deputies were dispatched to Adair Park for a report of a vehicle stuck in the mud with a possible deceased person or drug addict inside. Deputies arrived and met with Logan Chapo, 23, who told them that at around 3:30 am his tan 2005 Honda Accord became stuck in the mud as he attempted to drive to the shelter at around 3:30 am to use the electrical outlets to play guitar. Deputies later issued Chapo criminal citations for Criminal Mischief in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Trespass in the 2nd Degree.
PERMITTING A DOG TO CHASE LIVESTOCK – On February 5, 2024, two stray dogs attacked and seriously injured two sheep located in the 500 block of NW Leprechaun Lane in Corvallis. It is unknown who owns the dogs or where they live.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On Monday, February 5, 2024, at about 4:50 pm, deputies were dispatched to investigate a suspicious vehicle in the 8700 block of NW Springhill Drive in Albany. The driver of the vehicle was having mechanical problems. Deputies helped coordinate a tow.
RECKLESS DRIVING – On February 1, 2024, at approximately 1:30 pm, deputies were dispatched to a possible road rage incident that occurred around 11:53 am. A caller reported a log truck forced him off the road for no apparent reason. A witness also called and stated the log truck was tailgating and driving recklessly. The driver of the log truck has not been identified.
THEFT 2 – LOST/MISLAID PROPERTY – On January 30, 2024, at approximately 9:56 am, deputies were dispatched to the front lobby of the Benton County Sheriff`s Office regarding a theft that occurred at the Benton County Fairgrounds (110 SW 53rd Street). The reporting person said on the night of January 26, 2024, during a concert she dropped her phone and lost it. The phone was briefly tracked to I-5 near Centralia, Washington, but hasn`t been seen since.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at approximately 1:10 pm, deputies were dispatched to non-injury crash on Highway 99W at Old River Road. According to dispatch notes, a blue Nissan pickup and a gray Volvo were involved in a crash and were being moved off the roadway. An investigation was completed.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 5, 2024, at around 9:04 am, deputies were dispatched to the Parole and Probation Lobby for a warrant service. Luke Thomas Ludwig, 38, was issued a citation to appear for a confirmed Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant, FTA Criminal Mischief, Bail $6250.
RUNAWAY JUVENILE – On February 4, 2024, at around 10:45 am, deputies contacted a male at the Law Enforcement Center regarding a runaway juvenile. His 16-year-old daughter was last seen at the Corvallis Library on February 3, 2024, at around 11:00 am. She returned home later that night.
DOG BITE – On Thursday February 1, 2024, deputies were dispatched to the 24800 block of Hidden Valley Road, Philomath for a dog bite. Upon arrival deputies spoke with a male who, had been bit by the homeowner`s dog. Deputies spoke with the homeowner, who said she did not realize the male was there until the dogs alerted. The dog was placed on a ten-day quarantine in-home.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 30, 2024, at approximately 12:00 pm, deputies observed a large tent east of Highway 20 and milepost 9 along the river. Deputies spoke to Scott Eugene Canady, 46. As Canady told me deputies who he was, he said he had a warrant out of Albany. Dispatch confirmed Canady had a cite and release warrant out of Albany for Contempt of Court, No Bail.
ROBBERY 3; BURGLARY 1; ASSAULT 4 – On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at approximately 9:10 am, deputies were dispatched to an assault in the 25000 block of Orchard Tract Road. According to dispatch notes, a female attempted to break in through a window, assaulted her, then left southbound from the driveway. Investigators later arrested Megan Joanna Klotz, 33, of Eugene, for Assault 4 and Burglary 1.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On January 30, 2023, at approximately 9:30 am, deputies were dispatched to the 4200 block of NW Scenic Drive for a report of a fraud. Deputies spoke to the caller over the phone who reported someone tried to have her send $500 but she denied the request and called Law Enforcement. No money lost.
ANIMAL/DOG COMPLAINT – On January 29, 2024, at around 9:00 am, deputies were dispatched to the 34900 block of Harris Rd for found dogs. A resident reported two teenage girls had knocked on her door after they found two dogs running loose near the intersection of Harris Rd and Tum Tum Rd. Deputies later took the white Golden Retriever-like dogs to Heartland Humane Society.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Monday, January 29, 2024, at approximately 9:15 AM, deputies responded to a crash on NE Highway 20 at NE Garden Avenue, Corvallis. One driver pulled out in front of another. The two drivers involved and a witness who stopped exchanged information and provided statements. One was able to drive her vehicle from the scene, and other vehicle was released to the registered owner to arrange a tow.
HARASSMENT PHYSICAL – On Saturday January 27, 2024, deputies were dispatched to a fight at 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis (Benton County Fairgrounds) for a fight disturbance. Deputies later located the victim, who was unable to describe the suspect accurately. The suspect was never located.
 HARASSMENT PHYSICAL – On Friday, January 26th, 2024, at approximately 11:38 PM, deputies were contacted by security at 110 SW 53rd Avenue, about an alleged assault. Hannah Richardson, 23, was cited and released for harassment, and escorted off the property.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Monday, January 15, 2024, at approximately 2:30 PM, deputies responded to the 5400 block of NE Highway 20 near milepost 4 for a single vehicle crash. The driver lost control of her vehicle on the ice and struck a utility pole on the westbound shoulder. The driver was uninjured and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE(S) – On February 4, 2024 at 4:03 pm, deputies were dispatched to the area of Columbia and Cedar for a report of a possible stolen motorcycle. A male reported observing a late 70`s model, red Honda in the back of a pickup truck. He said he remembered seeing flyers in the Lebanon area, reporting one had been stolen. When deputies arrived in the 100 block of NE Columbia, Adair, the owner was cooperative and admitted to just unloading a motorcycle from his tuck. He allowed deputies to check the VIN number, which was not a match to the reported stolen.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On February 4, 2024, at about 3:45 PM, deputies were dispatched to a suspicious circumstance in the 5200 block of Palestine Road in North Albany. Deputies spoke with a female regarding a suspicious black bandana on her grandson`s gravestone. Deputies informed her there were no dangerous items in the bandana and that it would be left on the gravestone.
WARRANT ARREST – On Saturday, February 3, 2024, at approximately 3:33 pm, deputies were driving on SW 3rd Street near SW Avery Avenue, behind a gold 2002 Chevy Tahoe with expired registration stickers on the license plate. Deputies arrested the driver, Beverly A. Cameron, 46, for an out-of-state warrant.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On Saturday, February 3, 2024, at approximately 1:16 pm, deputies were driving in a marked patrol vehicle on Starr Creek Road. They had driven almost to the end of the road and were on their way back when a male flagged them down to tell them about a vehicle parked near the gate at the end of the road. Deputies found a silver car too far off the roadway to make out any other details. Deputies learned another deputy arrested someone out of the car recently and the property owner where the car was parked had contact information for the vehicle owner.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 3, 2023, at approximately 10:35 AM, deputies were patrolling Monroe, where they located Levi Seiders, 46. Seiders was cited for violation driving while suspended and later arrested on a Lane County Circuit Court warrant for Failure to Appear for DUII Alcohol. Seiders was transported to the Lane County Jail where he was lodged on the warrant.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On Saturday, February 3rd, 2024, at approximately 5:00 AM, deputies responded to a reported suspicious circumstance in the 1200 block of NE Thousand Oaks Drive. A male reported subjects had come onto his property and placed traffic cones on his front porch. The residence was secured, and the cones returned to Crescent Valley High School.
THEFT 1 – On Friday, February 2, 2024, at approximately 1:30 PM, deputies contacted a male in the 900 block of NW Springhill, Albany, regarding a stolen trailer. The male provided some information but said the owner of the trailer was not available for contact until a later date.
WARRANT ARREST – On February 2, 2024, at approximately 9:20 AM, deputies were patrolling near Takena Landing of Highway 20 NW, Benton County, where they located Kevin Lee Fuller, 60, and Scott Eugene Medford, 45. Fuller was arrested on a warrant out of Albany Municipal Court for Failure to Appear on Theft 3 charges, and Medford was arrested on a felony Oregon State Parole Board warrant for a parole violation. Fuller was issued a citation in lieu of custody with a court date for his warrant, and Medford was transported to the Linn County Jail where he was lodged on his State Parole Board warrant.
WARRANT ARREST – On Friday, February 2, 2024, deputies witnessed a pickup they know to belong to James Drake, 56, parked with several occupants. Deputies learned through dispatch Drake had a Fail to Appear Warrant. Deputies issued Drake a criminal citation for the warrant and departed the area.
HARASSMENT; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On Wednesday January 31, 2024, deputies were dispatched to NE Seavy Ave, Corvallis, where they contacted Assia Moussaoui, 34, on the sidewalk near her parent`s residence yelling. After investigation the situation, deputies Arrested Assia and issued her a criminal citation in lieu of custody. Deputies gave Assia a courtesy ride to the Corvallis City Bus Terminal at her request and released her.
WARRANT ARREST – On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a white 1999 Chevrolet Silverado. The driver, Jeffery Tyler, 58, was arrested for an Albany Municipal Court Fail to Appear Warrant. Tyler was later issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody and released.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Sunday, January 28, 2024, at approximately 1:35 PM, deputies responded to a single vehicle crash near 300 NW Kouns Drive, Albany. The driver failed to negotiate a curve in the road and drove off the shoulder where he became stuck. He was uninjured and his vehicle was recovered undamaged.
LITTERING – On Sunday, January 28, 2024, at approximately 1:42 pm, deputies were driving a marked patrol car on South Fork Road near the 4400 Road. As they approached the 4400 Road, they could see a pile of garbage and a mattress in the roadway, near South Fork Road. When they stopped to investigate, they saw a second pile of garbage further up the 4400 Road.
HARASSMENT (1C) OBSCENE PHONE CALL – On January 25, 2024 at 4:13 pm, deputies spoke with a female by phone, who reported receiving numerous unwanted Facebook messages from her ex-boyfriend. She did not want to pursue criminal charges against him at this time. She decided she would submit paperwork for a restraining order.
FRAUDULENT USE CREDIT CARD – On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at approximately 12:01 pm, deputies were dispatched to a report of a theft in the 3500 block of Highway 20 NW. According to dispatch notes, the resident said his granddaughter used a credit card without his permission. An investigation was completed.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 21, 2024, around 1:00 AM, deputies were on patrol near the intersection of Highway 99 and Llewelyn Road, Corvallis. While they were in this area, they located a crashed-out vehicle in the eastside ditch of Highway 99. Deputies ran the vehicle through dispatch and was informed it was registered to a male who resides the in the 1900 block of Bethel Street, Corvallis. Deputies later issued the male a citation for failing to report a crash to law enforcement.
THEFT 3 – On January 31, 2024, deputies were dispatched to the Benton County Jail, 190 NW 4th St, Corvallis, OR for a theft report. Jacob NELSON had been released from custody on January 22, 2024, at approximately 10:15 AM. When jail staff gave NELSON his street clothing, he put his clothes over his jail clothing, secreting them from the jail staff. NELSON left the jail without returning the jail clothing. NELSON was later seen by various people in Corvallis wearing his jail clothing, causing some to report an escaped jail inmate. With help from Corvallis PD, Nelson was located and arrested on an outstanding warrant. NELSON was still in possession of the jail clothing. Nelson was lodged at the jail.
WARRANT ARREST – On 01/31/2024, deputies contacted Jill Johnson, 45, in the 3100 block of Main Street in Philomath. Johnson was wanted for failure to appear on a criminal citation. Deputies issued Johnson a citation in lieu of custody and she was released.
WARRANT ARREST – On 01/31/2024 at approximately 12:10 A.M., deputies conducted a traffic stop on a black 1994 Honda Accord on 9th street near Circle Boulevard in Corvallis. The driver, Victor Pulido Gonzales, 18, had an active cite and release warrant out of Linn County for Reckless Driving. Gonzales was subsequently issued a citation in lieu of custody for his warrant.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at about 2:00 pm, deputies were dispatched to Highway 34 near Decker Road for a report of a vehicle crash. Deputies arrived and observed two vehicles stopped off the side of the roadway. One driver crashed his 2002 Toyota Tacoma into the driver-side rear quarter panel of another driver’s 2021 Chevy Express Van. This was a non-injury crash.
WARRANT ARREST – On Monday, January 29, 2024, at about 9:00 pm, deputies arrested Steven Lloyd Skaggs, 50, in the 1400 block of SW 3rd Street in Corvallis on four Benton County Circuit Court misdemeanor warrants. Skaggs was issued citations in lieu custody and released.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On Monday, January 29, 2024, at about 7:30 pm, deputies stopped a black Ford Ranger on Green Street near Philomath Boulevard in Philomath because the Oregon DMV database showed the vehicle`s registration was expired as of 2021. When deputies approached the vehicle to speak with the driver, they saw the vehicle`s plates had 2024 expiration stickers attached. The driver was cited for multiple traffic violations and the vehicle`s plates were seized for return to the DMV.
DOG BITE – A dog residing in the 5100 block of NW Scenic Drive in Albany was placed on a ten-day quarantine. The quarantine was for biting a deliver driver when he came to the front door. The driver sustained one small puncture wound to the right calf.
PERMITTING A DOG TO CHASE LIVESTOCK – On January 30, 2024, deputies gave a dog owner residing in the 25300 block of Orchard Tract Road in Monroe a citation. The citation was for his two huskies running at large and attacking a neighbor`s goats. The goats did not require veterinary attention but did sustain injury.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On January 24th, 2024, at about 3:17 am, deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of S 10th Street Monroe, Oregon, for a report of a possible car prowler. A resident reported that around 3:00 am that morning, she heard her car alarm go off, and when she looked out her window, the dome light to her car was on. There was nothing taken and no one in the area at the time of deputy arrival.
▪️ On Friday, Jan 26, deputies arrested Alia Marie Jason, 19, of Roseburg, for DUII and Reckless Endangering.
▪️ On Friday, Jan 26, deputies arrested Kaleb Andre Allen, 21, of Dallas, for DUII.
▪️ On Saturday, Jan 27, deputies arrested Paul Andrew Zuniga Jr, 25, of Albany, for DUII.
▪️ On Saturday, Jan 27, deputies arrested Michael Shane Hohn, 35, of Corvallis, for DUII Reckless Driving, and Reckless Endangering.
▪️ On Sunday, Jan 28, deputies arrested Gregory Lance Daniel Mundell, of Corvallis, for DUII.
BITE-INJURED-IMPOUND – On January 25, 2024 at 4:18 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 3800 block of NW Ridgecrest Ave. A male found an injured cat in the ditch west of his residence. Deputies responded and transported a male, white with tabby patches, to heartland humane society.
HARBORING A BARKING DOG – On January 24, 2024, a dog owner residing in the 8200 block of NW Mitchell Drive in Corvallis was given a warning. The warning was for allowing her dogs to bark for several hours disturbing a nearby neighbor. According to the complainant, this has been an ongoing issue.
SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT(S) – On January 21, 2024 a 6:14 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 9100 block of NE Newton Rd, Adair. A resident reported a suspicious stalky, dark-haired female came to her residence. She recently moved into this residence, and this was the second time in a week the female stopped by. She explained the female knocks aggressively and claims to be looking for “skylar”. The female left the area in a dark colored, full size Toyota pickup. Deputies explained to the resident that we would need a license plate to investigate further and trespass the unknown female.
HARASSMENT PHYSICAL – On January 21, 2024 at around 1:20 pm, deputies were dispatched to a reported assault in the 7100 block of NW Ramona Ln. One male hit another on the knee after a verbal confrontation. The male hit had no complaint of pain, and no charges were filed against the other.
WARRANT ARREST – On Friday, January 19, 2024, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a white Honda Accord near Elks Drive and Samaritan Drive and later learned both occupants, Michael Coomer, 49, and Amey Ford, 45, had Fail to Appear Warrants. Coomer was later transported and lodged at the Benton County Jail and Ford was issued criminal citations in lieu of custody.
WARRANT ARREST – On Sunday, January 28, 2024, at approximately 2:53 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 25400 block of Foxview Lane. According to dispatch notes, an anonymous caller reported Dawson J. Edwards King, 27, was on the property. Dawson had several Benton County warrants. Deputies arrested Dawson on his warrants and transported him to the Benton County Jail.
FAIL TO PERFORM DUTIES/DRIVER; ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 27, 2024 at 7:45 pm, deputies were dispatched to reported hit and run on Hwy 99w near Guerber Ln. The reporter described an incident involving a dark colored SUV (unknown year, make or model). The incident began shortly after he passed the SUV traveling eastbound on Greenberry Rd. The driver reportedly turned on its high beams and followed the reporter southbound on HWY 99W. The reporter admitted to break checking the SUV. The SUV attempted to pass the reporter, who began speeding up. While traveling southbound, the SUV hit the rear driver side of the reporter`s vehicle. The reporter lost control of his vehicle and spun out, entering the east ditch.
THEFT 2 DECEPTION – On Saturday, January 27,2024, at about 7:30pm, deputies were dispatched to investigate a theft in the 23700 block of Price Creek Road, Philomath. A resident reported she had been contacted by two men claiming to work for the Publishers Clearinghouse Sweepstakes. She sent the men $500 on a “Vanilla Visa” gift card as part of what she believed was the prize-collection process. At the time of this report, the resident was attempting to recover her money through Chase Bank and Visa.
DWS MIS – On Saturday, January 27, 2024, during a traffic stop at approximately 2:25 PM, Charles Hill, 34, was arrested for Driving While Suspended Misdemeanor and issued a citation in lieu of custody and verbal warning for traffic violation infractions.
DWS MIS – On January 27th, 2024 at around 12:57, deputies made a traffic stop on a red Toyota Tacoma for passing unsafely. The driver, Christopher Mc Lain, 58, was suspended misdemeanor with a partial reinstatement. Mc Lain was driving outside of his provisions and was subsequently issued a criminal citation for ORS.811.182 Criminally driving while suspended or revoked. He was also issued a traffic citation for ORS.811.410 Unsafe passing on the left.
SALE, POSSESSION AND USE OF FIREWORKS PROHIBITED – On January 26, 2024, at 10:08 PM, deputies stopped a male on SW 53rd Street near SW Reservoir Avenue in Corvallis after he was involved in a rolling bottle rocket fight with another vehicle. Deputies seized all his illegal fireworks and later destroyed them to solve the problem.
DWS MIS – On January 26th, 2024 at around 3:57 PM, deputies made a traffic stop on a 2009 Kia Optima in the 300 block of Hickory Street. After running the vehicle`s license plate and confirming the registered owner, Elijah Schmidt, 30, was misdemeanor suspended. Schmidt was subsequently issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody for ORS.811.182, Criminal driving while suspended or revoked.
HARASSMENT PHONE – On Friday, January 26, 2024, at approximately 12:45 PM, deputies called a female regarding her former boyfriend repeatedly calling and texting her against her wishes. No crimes were articulated at the time of the report, and deputies assisted the female in contacting the male and informing him he was not to contact her.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On January 26th, 2024 at around 9:55AM, a driver called dispatch to report he had observed a yellow Camaro drive off the road and down an embankment at HWY 20 and Mustang Lane. Deputies searched the area with Philomath Officers. They located the Camaro approximately 25 yard off the roadway nearly buried in briars, along with the 70-year-old white male adult at the bottom of the embankment. The driver appeared shaken up but generally no major apparent injuries. The driver was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital by Corvallis Fire Department.
WARRANT ARREST – On Friday January 26, 2024, deputies witnessed a male, later identified as Michael Newhouse, 53, spray painting the side of a bridge. Deputies later learned Newhouse had a Fail to Appear Warrant out of Benton County. Newhouse was later transported and lodged at the Benton County Jail.
WARRANT ARREST – On Friday January 26, 2024, deputies contacted Crystal Pool, 43, after seeing her car in a parking lot near her location. Deputies later Arrested Pool for a Linn County Fail to Appear Warrant and cited her in lieu of custody.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On Thursday January 25, 2024, at approximately 3:59 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 4400 block of NE Highway 20, Corvallis for a reported motor vehicle crash, involving injuries. One driver was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The other driver refused medical attention. Both vehicles were towed.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 25th, 2024 at around 10:40 AM, deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash at Independence HWY and Ryals Ave. The driver of a van stopped on Independence HWY to turn into her driveway and a fully loaded dump truck pulling a fully loaded trailer weighing 93,500 lbs came over the crest of the hill and saw the van stationary and locked up the brakes and held down the air horn. The van accelerated forward to avoid the crash but the two collided. The driver of the van sustained only minor injuries.
WARRANT ARREST – On Wednesday January 25, 2024, deputies witnessed Dustin Mackie, 43, at the intersection of 9th Street and Grant Avenue. Deputies contacted dispatch to see if Mackie had any wants. After dispatch confirmed Mackie had warrants, deputies arrested him and subsequently released him with criminal citations with new court dates and departed the area.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On January 24th, 2024, deputies were informed there was a male seen walking around the Crescent Valley High School (CVHS) campus with a large knife in a sheath on his hip. The male was contacted at his residence, and it was discovered the knife was a gardening trowel.
THEFT 2 – On January 22, 2024, deputies were dispatched to the 4900 block of SW 3rd St, for a report of theft. The resident reported an unknown man and woman stole several Amazon packages from the front steps on January 19, 2024, at 9:39 pm. The couple drove away in a white early 2000`s era Hyundai Sonata. The value of the stolen items is around $140.
BURGLARY 1 – On January 22, 2024 at around 11:00 am, deputies were dispatched to the 1100 block of NW Panorama Dr for a reported burglary. A female arrived at the residence and found the back glass door was broken. It was evident an unknown person made entry into the residence and stole a minimal number of items with little to no value. No suspect information at this time.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On 01/21/2024 at approximately 8:00 P.M., deputies were dispatched to a report of a single vehicle non-injury crash on Highway 99W near Finley Road. The driver was not injured, her vehicle sustained little to no damage, and a tow truck was able to remove the vehicle from the ditch. No citations were issued.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE(S) – On 1/19/2024 at around 4:00 PM, deputies checked on a reported suspicious vehicle in a private driveway in the 2000 block of SW Allen St, Corvallis. Deputies located the vehicle in the driveway and spoke with a male who stated he is an OSU student and was doing a quiz for school on his phone. He had just finished his quiz and was leaving.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE(S) – On 1/18/2024, the Sheriff`s Office was notified there was an abandoned vehicle behind the gate at Fitton Green Park. On 1/20/2024, the registered owner contacted the Sheriff`s Office to get his vehicle towed from the location because deputies had locked the gate. Deputies met the owner at his vehicle, and he told deputies the gate was open when he drove up there. Deputies did not believe there was enough damage to charge him with Criminal Mischief. A tow company arrived and towed the vehicle from the park.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On 1/18/2024 at around 1:30 PM, a driver was traveling southbound on Old River Road near MP5. The weather had been icy several days prior and there was still ice on the sides of the roadway and shaded areas. The driver got off too far on the side of the roadway and got into the icy area. The driver overcorrected and slid sideways across the roadway and collided with a utility power pole. The power lines were hanging part of the way over the roadway. The driver was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital by a family member to be checked out. Family members arrived after PP&L fixed the pole and removed the vehicle to their property.
THEFT 2 FROM VEHICLE; UNLAW ENTRY MOTOR VEHICLE – On January 15, 2024 at around 6:11 pm, deputies contacted a male regarding a theft from his vehicle near the Lewisburg Saddle. He stated he got stuck in the snow and left his 2014 Subaru unlocked. When he returned to get the vehicle the next day, he noticed his camera bag with a DJI drone, controller, batteries and camera lenses was gone. No suspect info.
DOG AT LARGE – On Sunday, January 21, 2024, at approximately 3:06 pm, dispatch informed deputies they received a call about a dog at large deputies attempted to catch earlier in the day. The dog was reportedly in the same field near Fern Road and Powderhouse Road where deputies had seen and attempted to catch it multiple times over approximately the last month. Deputies spoke with the owner of the field who had information about locations the dog frequented. Deputies forwarded the information to Animal Control for follow-up.
PERSON < 21 POSSESSING/PURCHASING MARIJUANA; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On January 21st, 2024, at approximately 12:40 am, deputies contacted a minor male in the parking lot of Chip Ross Park. Inside his vehicle, a black Honda Accord, was a marijuana cigarette. Due to him being 19, the marijuana was seized and he was issued a warning.
THEFT 2 – On Saturday, January 20, 2024, at approximately 12:08 pm, deputies were dispatched to a mail theft in the 38000 block of Alexander Road. The resident reportedly had a package stolen. He did not know who took the package and did not have cameras in the area where the package was left.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 19, 2024, at about 2:30 am, Jeremy Whiteman, 44, was arrested in the 1700 block of NE Four Acre Place Corvallis, Oregon, for five Corvallis Municipal Court warrants. Whiteman was cited and released.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 18th, 2024 at around 3:25 PM, deputies were at the DHS office building located at 4170 SW Research Way requesting records on an unrelated case when they observed a male in the lobby they recognized as Jeramey Ortega, 38. Deputies learned Ortega had an active Philomath Municipal Court warrant for FTA Harassing communications. Deputies contacted Ortega and had dispatch confirm the warrant. Ortega was subsequently issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody on his warrant to appear.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY; CARELESS DRIVING – On January 18, 2024, at about 1:43 p.m., Benton County Deputies were dispatched to an injury crash blocking the roadway on NE Highway 20 near milepost 7. A driver did an unsafe and illegal U-Turn in front of another driver who was towing a trailer on the highway. The driver that caused the crash was transported to the hospital for his injuries sustained.
ASSAULT 4 – On January 18, 2024, deputies were dispatched to the Benton County Jail for a fight in the day room. One male AIC attempted to punch another male. One sustained a minor cut to his lip rating it a “one” on a pain scale of zero to ten. The other refused to be interviewed.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 15th, 2024, at approximately 5:32 pm, deputies were dispatched to Highway 34 and Fish Hatchery Road for a report of a single car crash. The vehicle, a 2003 Mercedes CV, hit ice and crashed into the bridge, totaling the car. There was minimal damage to the bridge and the driver of the vehicle rode with a tow company to their yard.
ASSAULT PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER ATTEMPTED; CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3; MENACING – On January 15th, 2024, at approximately 11:51 pm, deputies were dispatched to the Benton County Jail to assist Corrections Deputy with a person in custody who was resisting being placed into handcuffs. Chiane McEwen, 30, was already in custody by the time deputies arrived. McEwen was charged with additional crimes.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT 2 – On January 21, 2024, at 4:19 AM, deputies attempted to stop a male for no bike light on NW 2nd Street near NW Harrison Boulevard in Corvallis. The male eluded deputies on the bike and cut through the Roadway Inn to NW1st Street. The male road southbound on NW 1st Street to the bike path behind the Spaghetti Factory. He then ditched his bike and tried to hide in a tent near Michael`s Landing. The male was detained and told deputies he ran because he did not want to go to jail. He thought he could possibly have a warrant, but he did not have any active warrants at the time. The male was warned not to run from the cops in the future and released.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Saturday, January 20, 2024, at approximately 9:53 am, deputies were dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle crash on SW 53rd Street near SW Touchstone Place. According to dispatch notes, an unoccupied vehicle was off the roadway, down an embankment, partially submerged in water. Deputies arrived and spoke to the driver who said the vehicle slid on ice and went down the embankment.
FAIL TO APPEAR BENCH WARRANT – On Friday January 19, 2024, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a white Honda Pilot after witnessing the driver, James Burchfield, 52, driving with a suspended license. After learning that Burchfield had six fail to appear warrants, deputies issued him citations in lieu of custody.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 18th, 2024 at around 3:25 PM, deputies were at the DHS office building located at 4170 SW Research Way requesting records on an unrelated case when they observed a male in the lobby they recognized as Jeramey Ortega, 38. Ortega had an active Philomath Municipal Court warrant for FTA Harassing communications. Deputies contacted Ortega and had dispatch confirm the warrant. Dispatch advised the warrant was confirmed and that Philomath had provided a court date and time to appear. Ortega was subsequently issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody on his warrant to appear.
THEFT 2 FROM VEHICLE – On January 15th, 2024, a male had a camera and dash camera stolen from his unlocked truck. The vehicle was parked at the lower parking lot on Mary`s Peak Road. No damage was reported to the vehicle.
DWS MIS – On January 18, 2024, at 6:45 AM, deputies stopped Mychal Hortert, 27, on 12th Street near Main Street in Philomath, after deputies observed him Driving While Suspended Misdemeanor. Hortert was issued a criminal citation with a court date.
RECKLESS DRIVING – On Thursday January 18, 2024, deputies conducted a traffic stop on a black 2011 BMW sedan for speeding and reckless driving. The driver, Obaid Alenezi, 19, was issued a criminal citation for reckless driving as well as a violation citation.
HARASSMENT AGGRAVATED – On November 12, 2024 at 6:10 pm, deputies were dispatched to the Benton County Jail. AIC Kitana Annabelle Rodriguez, 27, spat on Corrections Deputies and was charged with three counts of aggravated harassment.
POSS METH (MISD – 2 GRAMS OR MORE); CHILD NEGLECT 1; TAMPER W/ EVIDENCE; ENDANGER WELFARE OF MINOR DRUGS – On December 30th, 2023 at around 2:03 PM, deputies assisted DHS with an emergency custody order in the 31700 block of Whitman Way. During the incident deputies discovered Alexis Fisher, 24, had hidden a bag of methamphetamine, a meth pipe, and other drug paraphernalia. She was uncooperative and would not retrieve evidence voluntarily. Deputies applied for a telephonic warrant for: Endangering the welfare of a minor, Tampering with physical evidence, and Child neglect in the first degree. Deputies were granted the warrant, and it was served on the residence. During the search deputies located numerous items related to the above-mentioned crimes including 1.56OZ of methamphetamine. Fisher was additionally charged with Unlawful Possession of methamphetamine (Criminal amount).
BCSO ANIMAL – On Monday, January 15, 2024, at approximately 2:11 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 30400 block of Bellfountain Road for a report of twenty to twenty-five sheep in the caller`s yard which did not belong there. Deputies contacted the owner of the field and were able to contact the property owner to coordinate removing the sheep.
ASSAULT 4 – On January 10, 2024, deputies responded to the Benton County Courthouse for a reported assault. A daughter reportedly punched her father prior to her court appearance. The daughter entered a treatment program after the court appearance.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 18, 2024, at 1:35 PM, deputies stopped a vehicle on Highway 99W near NW Buchanan Avenue in Corvallis for unsigned/unlawful turn. The front seat passenger, Robert Murray, 28, was arrested on a Parole Board Warrant and two additional warrants.
SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT(S) – On January 17th, 2024, a resident heard her car alarm go off in the 1500 block of Southeast Alexander Avenue and found her driver`s door ajar. Nothing was missing or damaged and deputies did not see any tracks in the snow upon arrival and checked the area.
THEFT 1; CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2; UNLAW ENTRY MOTOR VEHICLE – On January 16, 2024, deputies were dispatched to contact by phone a female, who wanted to report a UEMV that occurred the night of January 13th on Highway 223 near Milepost 28. She reported her son`s truck had been broken into while it was stuck in the ditch overnight. She reported a Stihl chainsaw, Vortex binoculars, and other hunting equipment had been stolen.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 16, 2024, at around 9:00 am, deputies were dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle crash on NW Harrison Blvd near NW 53rd St. Deputies arrived and met with a driver, who crashed his gray 2021 Toyota Tacoma into the ditch. The crash resulted in over $2,500 damage to the Tacoma. The Toyota was able to be driven from the scene.
SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT(S) – On January 15, 2023 at around 6:45 am, deputies contacted a male outside of 180 NW 5th St, Corvallis, taking photographs of the Law Enforcement Center, personnel, and personal vehicles. The male agreed it looked suspicious and deputies ended contact.
SEX OFFENSE – On January 12th, 2024, deputies were dispatched to a call for service in Monroe involving a person likely living in Europe trying to get a 16-year-old female to pay him $50 to keep him from sending out intimate digital photographs of her to her Snapchat friends.
DWS MIS; WARRANT ARREST – On January 12th, 2024 at around 11:38 AM, deputies were traveling eastbound on Conifer Blvd and observed a Hyundai Sonata pass by, traveling westbound on Conifer Blvd. Deputies recognized the driver to be Michael Jay Baker, 36, who they’ve had numerous contacts with in the past and knew he was suspended driver. Deputies contacted Baker and obtained his Oregon I.D. card. Deputies learned Baker`s license was still misdemeanor suspended. Additionally, he had active warrants for his arrest. Baker was issued citations in lieu of custody for the new charge of driving while suspended misdemeanor. Baker was transported to the Lane County Jail where he was booked on his warrants.
ANIMAL/DOG COMPLAINT – January 11, 2024 3:03 p.m., deputies were made a aware of a veterinary technician who was bitten by a client`s dog on January 5, 2024. The Benton County Health Department was made aware the day of the bite. The dog was placed on a ten-day bite quarantine. The victim wanted a report on file.
DUII – On January 11th, 2024, at about 1:11 am, deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 400 block of SW 3rd Street in Corvallis, on a 2018 GMC Terrain for violating ORS 811.270, Failure to Obey a One-way Designation. Deputies later determined that Dokmay Wade, 40, was impaired, and she was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, and Reckless Driving. Wade was criminally cited and released.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at approximately 3:24 pm, deputies were driving west on Reservoir Road near West Hills Road in a marked patrol car. Traffic suddenly started slowing down and a long line of cars built up. As deputies got closer to West Hills Road, a driver going the other direction stopped to tell deputies the cause was a crash. Deputies located the crash around a corner a short distance away. The drivers, who were not injured, exchanged information. Deputies assisted with traffic control until tow trucks removed the vehicles.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 5th, 2024 at around 8:06 AM, deputies responded to Highland Drive near Lester Ave for a report of a non-injury crash. Deputies learned from the two drivers that traffic was backed up from Crescent Valley High School up Highland. Both drivers reported people were braking hard for the stopped traffic. Deputies assisted the two in exchanging insurance information and waited on scene until the parents to both juveniles arrived. No injuries occurred during the crash.
FAIL TO APPEAR BENCH WARRANT – ON DECEMBER 29, 2023 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:05 AM REAB, TREVOR, 22, REPORTED TO THE FRONT DOORS OF THE BENTON COUNTY JAIL FOR A BENTON COUNTY CITE TO APPEAR WARRANT FOR FTA DUII. DEPUTIES PROVIDED A REALEASE AGRREEMENT WITH THE COURT DATE AND A NEW COURT DATE AND RELEASED REAB.
FAIL TO APPEAR BENCH WARRANT – ON 1/15/24, DEPUTIES CITED HOGGINS, SHYANNE, 24, ON A WARRANT OUT OF BENTON COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT FOR FTA FAIL TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER, BAIL $6001.00. DEPUTIES SERVED THE WARRANT ON HOGGINS WHO WAS LOCATED AT THE BENTON COUNTY JAIL.
WARRANT ARREST – On Monday, January 15th, 2024, at about 12:47 a.m., Allen Michael Gnudi, 34, was arrested by deputies in the 2600 block of NW 9th St, Corvallis, on a confirmed Benton County Circuit Court warrant. Gnudi was issued a citation and released on scene.
SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT(S) – On January 14, 2024, at around 8:16 am, deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of NW Camellia Dr for a suspicious person. A resident reported an unknown female knocked on his door, used his phone, and then began walking around his property. Deputies later contacted the female, who said she was in the Matrix and trying to get home to Springfield. Deputies transported her to a warming shelter in Corvallis.
DWS MIS; WARRANT ARREST – On January 12, 2024, at 10:48 PM, deputies stopped Bradley Damewood, 44, on NW Garfield near NW Highland Avenue in Corvallis for no front plate and expired registration. Damewood was arrested for Driving While Suspended Misdemeanor. Damewood additionally had two confirmed warrants for Failure to Appear/ Driving While Suspended Misdemeanor. Damewood was transported to the Benton County Jail.
THEFT 2 – On January 11, 2024, $500.00 cash was stolen from a male at the Monroe High School. The male was working as a referee for two games. There is no suspect information at this time.
WARRANT ARREST – On 1/10/2024, at approximately 9:31 am, GONZALEZ-COLLAZO, Luis, 34, turned himself into the jail on a Linn County warrant for PVDUII. A new court date and time was given for the above named subject to appear in the Linn County Circuit Court.
WARRANT ARREST – On Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at approximately 12:41 pm, deputies were dispatched to the Law Enforcement Center lobby at 180 NW 5th Street for a warrant service. Mosiah S. Roberts, 29, was reportedly turning himself in on a warrant. Mosiah was released with a citation for the warrant.
WARRANT ARREST – On Monday, January 8, 2024, at approximately 1:00 PM, deputies were on patrol near Reservoir Drive and SW 53rd Street, Corvallis, where they located Spenser Sutherland, 29. Sutherland was later arrested on a warrant out of Linn County Circuit Court for Harassment/Harassing Communication. Sutherland was issued a citation in lieu of custody with a court date for his warrant.
SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT(S) – On January 7, 2024 at around 1:45 pm, deputies were flagged down by a person reporting seeing two males trying to enter a residence in the 500 block of NW Polk Ave by pushing a basement window in. Deputies later contacted two juvenile males who said the window was already dislodged and they didn`t mean to knock it in. The property owner did not wish to pursue charges. The juveniles were released to their parents.
FAIL TO APPEAR BENCH WARRANT – ON 12/29/2023 AT APPROXIMATELY 7:54 AM, JAIL DEPUTIES CITED RAN VOGEL, CLARENCE, 22, ON A WARRANT OUT OF LINCOLN COUNTY. HE WAS RELEASED WITH A NEW COURT DATE.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 28th, 2023 @ approximately 4:05 pm, ALTHEIDA, Shawn, 24, turned himself into the jail on an FTA Warrant for DUII and Reckless Driving. A new court date and time was given to appear.
FAIL TO APPEAR BENCH WARRANT – On January 10, 2024, at about 4:00 p.m., deputies arrested Zachary Luke Tyler, 44, for two confirmed warrants. Tyler was walked to the Benton County Jail and booked for a Clackamas County Failure to Appear warrant and a Lebanon Municipal Court Parole
Violation warrant.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 9, 2024, at around 3:30 pm, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a 2001 Saturn sedan and later arrested passenger Wendell Stephens III, 56, for Benton County Circuit Court warrants for Failure to report as a sex offender, Theft 2, PCS Meth, and UEMV. Stephens was transported to Benton County Jail where he was lodged.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 8th, 2024, at approximately 8:05 pm, deputies drove to a residence in the 400 block of NW 3rd Street to contact Kobe Byron Nettles-Pledger, 23. Pledger was contacted and was issued a new court date for his warrant.
POSS FENTANYL VIOLATION – On January 2, 2024 at about 7:00 PM, deputies cited a 33-year-old male in 2600 NW 9th Street after locating him in his van holding drug paraphernalia. The male was trespassed from the business.
POSS METH; FAIL RETURN SUSP DL – On January 2, 2024 at about 4:00 AM, deputies stopped and arrested Andrew Gullet, 54, for presenting a suspended license and possession of methamphetamine near NW 9th Street and NW Polk Ave in Corvallis.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 1 – On December 24, 2023, at around 10:00 am, deputies were dispatched to the area near 28100 E Ingram Island Rd for a report of criminal mischief. A resident reported that during the night someone drove off the road into her orchard and destroyed three hazelnut trees valued at around $16,000.
▪️ On Saturday, Jan. 6, deputies arrested a 17-year-old male, of Eugene, for DUII.
▪️ On Sunday, Jan. 7, deputies arrested Kendahl Scott Stratton, 37, of Corvallis, for DUII.
▪️ On Tuesday, Jan. 9, deputies arrested Carl Roman Nowakowski, 35, of Philomath, for DUII and Reckless Driving.
▪️ On Tuesday, Jan. 9, deputies arrested Michael David De Chellis, 56, of Lebanon, for DUII.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 8th, 2024, at approximately 7:45 pm, deputies drove to the 200 block of SW Twin Oaks Circle in an attempt to contact Connor Eli Steigman-Wilson, 27. Wilson was contacted and issued a new court date for his warrant.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 8, 2024, Langley, Mandi, 39, turned herself in to the jail for a warrant for FTA failure to preform duties of a driver.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2 – On January 8, 2024, at around 7:45 am, deputies were dispatched to Highway 20 MP 40 for a reported hit and run. A driver reported she was stopped for traffic and waiting to turn left across traffic on Highway 20 when a black Toyota Tacoma passed and hit her, damaging her beige 2003 Hyundai Elantra. The Toyota continued driving west on Highway 20 and did not stop. No current suspects.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 6, 2024 at 3:05 pm, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on HWY 20 near MP 36. The vehicle was unoccupied upon arrival. Deputies later spoke with the driver, who was westbound on HWY 20 when her vehicle began to hydroplane due to heavy rain. She lost control of the vehicle as it began fishtailing, crossed the center line, and crashed into a tree about 30 yards from the south side of the roadway. The driver also drove through a field fence belonging to a private forest.
WARRANT ARREST – On January 5th, 2024, at approximately 7:59 pm, deputies observed a tan SUV parked in the Northeast corner parking lot of Ellmaker State Park off Highway 20. The SUV was occupied by Kara Farias, 35. Farias was the subject of an active warrant out of Idaho and was transport to the Benton County Jail.
RECKLESS DRIVING – On January 5th, 2024, at approximately 7:01 pm, deputies were traveling westbound on Highway 20 at Milepost 37 when they observed a vehicle traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed. Radar indicated the vehicle, a black Honda Civic, was traveling 78 mph in a posted 55 mph zone. The driver, Kellie Jean Dixon, 24, was called in by two other motorists for driving recklessly on Highway 20. Dixon was cited for Reckless Driving.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 3, 2024, at about 2:44 p.m., deputies located a 2018, Freightliner semi BC that had driven off Highway 20 at the intersection of Priest Rd. The driver was able to tell deputies a pickup truck caused him to swerve and crash. Due to a language barrier, deputies were unable to determine additional information. A weight limit sign for Priest Rd was damaged. The truck and trailer were drivable.
ABANDONED VEHICLE – On January 3, 2024, deputies were dispatched to Oliver Creek Rd Milepost 2 for a suspicious vehicle and later tagged a black 2007 Lincoln Navigator with a 24-Hour Tow Notice.
WARRANT ARREST – ON 12/28/23, JUAN FIDENCIO GALLEGOS, 52, WAS ARRESTED ON AN ALBANY MUNI COURT WARRANT FOR FTA RESISTING. A NEW COURT DATE WAS PROVIDED BY AMUNI. SUBJECT REMAINED IN CUSTODY ON LOCAL FTAS.
THEFT 3 SHOPLIFT – On December 27, 2023, at around 10:30 am, deputies were dispatched to a store in Monroe for a report of theft. The manager reported having video surveillance of a male shoplifting one can of beer on two occasions earlier in December. The manger wanted the male “trespassed” in lieu of criminal citation. Deputies later spoke by phone with the male, who claimed he must have been blacked-out drunk during the two thefts. Deputies told him he was trespassed from the store.
DWS MIS; FAIL CARRY/PRESENT OP LICENSE – On Tuesday, December 26th, 2023 at approximately 8:45 pm, deputies stopped Michael Konkolis, 36, near 19th and Main Street, Philomath. They later issued Michael criminal citations for failure to carry or present an operator`s license and driving while misdemeanor suspended. Deputies also issued him a violation citation for improperly signaling a turn.
HARASSMENT – On Tuesday, December 26, 2023, at approximately 12:36 pm, deputies were dispatched to a threat complaint in the 6300 block of NW Vineyard Drive. According to dispatch notes, a female received a phone call and text messages from an unknown male who threatened her. Deputies contacted her and took a report. Deputies contacted the police department where her residence is located and passed on the information.
WARRANT ARREST – On 12/22/23, Trinity Dolores Mendez, 38, was walked over to the jail by her attorney on an fta warrant for duii x2, bail/3000-00 out of Benton County circuit court and for fta contempt out of Albany Muni Court. Menedez was held in custody on Benton County warrants..
FAIL TO APPEAR BENCH WARRANT – ON 12/20/23, JAIL DEPUTIES ARRESTED JEFFREY DAVID BRENNAN, 43, ON A WARRANT OUT OF LEBANON MUNI FOR PV UUMV, BAIL $10,000. THE WAS SERVED ON BRENNAN WHO WAS HOUSED AT THE BENTON COUNTY JAIL, 190 NW 4TH STREET IN CORVALLIS..
WARRANT ARREST – On 12/18/23, Compton, Patricia, 43, was arrested at the jail for an Albany Municipal court warrant for FTA Trespass. Compton was cited and released.
FAIL TO APPEAR BENCH WARRANT – ON 12/18/23 AT APPROXIMATELY 5:30 PM, BERGHOFFER, KATHERINE, 43, TURNED HERSELF INTO THE BCCF LOBBY LOCATED AT 190 NW 4TH STREET ON A WARRANT FOR FTA TRESP 2. THE WARRANT WAS SERVED ON BERGHOFFER.
FAIL TO APPEAR BENCH WARRANT – ON 12/3/23, DEPUTIES ARRESTED STEVENS, JOEL, 31, ON A WARRANT OUT OF BENTON COUNTY FOR FTA THEFT 2.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On Saturday, January 6th, 2024, at about 10:21 p.m., deputies responded to the 500 block of NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. This location is a Benton County owned building. The complaint was that there were homeless people trespassing in the breezeway/entry. Deputies contacted a female and her male companion who identified himself by first name “Asshole.” They were both heavily intoxicated. Deputies told the female and “Asshole” that they needed to leave immediately. They stumbled away from the location and were advised that if they returned, they would be arrested for trespassing.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On January 5, 2024 at around 8:45 am, deputies were dispatched to SW Plymouth Dr near milepost 1 for a single vehicle crash. The driver, Mckenzie Wheeler Lair, complained of chest pain and was evaluated by the Corvallis Fire Department. The vehicle was towed.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On January 4, 2024 at 6:55 pm, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle in the ditch on Kings Valley HWY near Cardwell Hill. The driver was northbound on Kings Valley Hwy attempting to turn eastbound on Cardwell Hill. The driver turned prior to the intersection and drove down into the east ditch. The driver reportedly was in a hurry and attributed the crash due to poor road lighting from her headlights. Her father arrived on scene and pulled her vehicle back onto the roadway.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On January 4, 2024, a driver was eastbound on Airport Ave approaching the curves near milepost 3. The driver said she had chest pains as she approached the curve and said she then blacked out as she went off the roadway. She impacted a road sign before driving through a fence, into a field. She was transported to GSRMC/ER for evaluation.
HARASSMENT – On January 4, 2024 at 2:44 pm, deputies spoke with a female by phone who reported receiving unwanted, threatening text messages from her (ex?) boyfriend. Deputies spoke with the boyfriend by phone who denied sending any threatening text messages and claimed his girlfriend was the one harassing him by text messages. Deputies warned him to call or text her, and not to show up at her residence. The boyfriend as they give his girlfriend the same telephonic harassment warning, which deputies did. Deputies told them both to block each other and not attempt future contact.
WARRANT ARREST – On Tuesday January 2, 2024, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a white 2005 Chrysler minivan in the 400 block of NW 2nd St, Corvallis. They later arrested the driver, Alaura Baldwin, 33, for several warrants. Baldwin was issued citations in lieu of custody and released..
WARRANT ARREST – On January 2, 2023, at 3:50 p.m., deputies went to the 200 block of SW Pleasant Place, Corvallis to contact AIMEE BEARD, 39, regarding a cite and release warrant for DUII out of Benton County Circuit Court. BEARD was not living there, but deputies spoke with the current resident. That resident knew and called BEARD, and deputies spoke with her about the warrant. BEARD was cooperative and said deputies could cite her at her house. Deputies went to the 1100 block of SW 28th Avenue, Albany, where they issued BEARD with a criminal citation to appear in person for her warrant..
DWS MIS – On Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at about 1:20 pm, deputies stopped a 2006 Ford Freestar minivan, for Speeding on Hwy 20 at milepost 43, Philomath. Deputies later arrested the driver, Shannon Marie Duffy, 61, for Driving While Suspended Misdemeanor. Duffy was issued a criminal citation and released at the scene.
DWS MIS – On January 1, 2024 at around 1:42 pm, deputies stopped Lindsey Brusseau, 23, at NW Harrison Blvd and NW 5th St for Driving While Suspended-Misdemeanor. Lindsey was issued a criminal citation, and a licensed driver took control of the vehicle..
SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT(S) – On December 31, 20123 at 7:10 pm, a resident reported a possible UEMV that occurred in the 200 block of S 8th St in Monroe. An unknown subject opened the back window of a neighbor`s Tahoe. The resident later sent deputies a video of the incident. Upon review of the video, the male subject appeared to be dropping something off in the Tahoe and not attempting to steal anything..
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On 12/28/2023 at approximately 4:43 am, deputies located an unreported traffic crash at the intersection of South 5th Street and Territorial Highway in Monroe. A dark-colored 2013 Volkswagen Jetta crashed into the curb on the North side of Highway 99W destroying both passenger side wheels. There was no one around the vehicle or on foot in the area. The vehicle was registered out of Washington and there was no public property damage..
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On 12/28/2023 at approximately 1:29 am, deputies contacted a group of juveniles in Adair that had been playing basketball in the neighborhood park. The juveniles were counseled about playing basketball too loudly. The juveniles were cooperative and respectful during contact and went home..
BURGLARY 2 – On December 26th, 2023, at about 12:12, deputies were dispatched to an attempted Burglary in the 5300 block of NE Elliot Circle in Corvallis, Oregon. An employee for a security company met deputies at the scene and showed them where there was damage to a door. There were no cameras and no suspects..
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Tuesday, December 19th, 2023, at approximately 5:22 AM, deputies responded to a reported animal complaint at Highway 99, Milepost 97. A driver reported a deer in the roadway. Deputies arrived and removed what was left of the deer from the road. Deputies called the driver and found out the deer had run into the road, hitting her car, and causing damage. Deputies provided her a case number to report to insurance.
▪️ On Saturday, Dec. 29, Wyatt Noah Dabbs, 27, of Corvallis, was arrested for DUII.
▪️ On Sunday, Dec. 31, Patricia Karen Carroll, 66, of Philomath, was arrested for DUII and Reckless Driving.
▪️ On Monday, Jan. 1, Justin Taylor Goodyear, 24, of Corvallis, was arrested for DUII Drugs and Reckless Driving.
VIOL RELEASE AGREEMENT – On January 1, 2024 at about 9:50 PM, deputies responded to 660 Kelly Street Apartment in Monroe and arrested Austin Workman, 26, for a no contact order violation subsequent to the strangling of his girlfriend.
DOG AT LARGE – On Monday, January 1, 2024, at approximately 10:03 am, deputies were dispatched to the 4900 block of NW Highway 99W for a report of a German Shepherd mix walking on the east side of the highway. Deputies located the dog and transported it to the Law Enforcement Center. It was returned to its owner.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Monday, January 1, 2024, at approximately 8:28 am, deputies were dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle crash near 4700 NE Highway 20. Both vehicles were reportedly pulled onto the shoulder of the road. Deputies arrived and found both drivers out of their vehicles talking to each other. Deputies assisted with an information exchange and one driver gave the other a ride to work.
DWS MIS – On December 31st, 2023, at approximately 5:00 pm, deputies pulled off the side of road of Highway 20 when they observed a white Ford Explorer traveling eastbound toward Priest Rd. with no headlights on. The driver of the vehicle, Brandon William Mccoy, 41, was revoked misdemeanor through Oregon and was transported to the Benton County Jail.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On December 28, 2023, deputies responded to a traffic crash on Highway 99W at NW Lewisburg Ave. A Northbound gravel truck and trailer was unable to stop for the light as it changed. While in the intersection, a Ford was attempting to turn South, left onto Highway 99W from NW Lewisburg. The Ford impacted the side of the gravel truck. The Ford was towed due to damage. The driver of the Ford complained of wrist pain and was evaluated by Corvallis EMT`s at the scene. The driver of the Ford stated she would seek medical treatment on her own.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE FATAL – On December 27, 2023 at about 9:15 PM, deputies responded to the intersection or Highway 99W and Elliot Circle in Benton County for traffic crash with injuries. Deputies arrived and observed a Toyota Matrix with substantial driver`s side damage on the west side culvert of Highway 99W with an elderly female driver trapped behind the wheel. The driver of the second vehicle, a Chevrolet Colorado was out, uninjured and talking to deputies. The driver of the Matrix subsequently died as a result of her injuries.
THEFT 1; FORGERY 1; COMPUTER CRIME – On December 27th, 2023 at around 9:32 AM, deputies responded to the 4500 block of NW Highland Drive for a report of stolen checks. A resident reported her husband put utility checks out in their mailbox on December 13th, 2023 around noon. Several days later they received notice from notices of pending service disconnect for lack of payment.
BURGLARY 2 – On December 25, 2023 at about 5:30 am, a white, male adult broke the lock on the back entrance of the Alsea Mercantile. The male stole about 20.00 in returned cans. The incident was reported the following day.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On December 26, 2023, around 5:30 AM, deputies were dispatched to the 3300 block of Highland Drive, Corvallis, for a suspicious circumstance. It was reported that the caller could hear a knocking outside and was concerned there was someone trespassing on the property. When deputies arrived, they we did not see anyone, see any footsteps, or find anything suspicious. There were security cameras on the property that the caller did not have access to. Deputies advised them to email me or call if anything strange was found in the footage.
WARRANT ARREST; DWS MIS – On 01/01/2024 at approximately 1:30 A.M., deputies conducted a traffic stop on a White Accord on 9th Street near Beca Avenue in Corvallis. The driver, Benjamin Pablo Lucas, 21, was subsequently arrested for Driving While Suspended at the Misdemeanor level and for an active warrant for his arrest. Pablo Lucas was issued citations in lieu of custody for both crimes and released at the scene.
LITTERING – On Sunday, December 31, 2023, at approximately 1:51 pm, deputies were on South Fork Road near milepost 8 when they located a pile of tires off the south side of the roadway.
TOW, HAZARD – On December 31, 2023, at 6:25 AM, deputies observed a black 2000 Mazda Protégé abandoned in the middle of the road at the intersection of 13th Street and Western Boulevard in Corvallis. The Mazda was towed as a hazard.
VIOL RELEASE AGREEMENT – On December 29th, 2023, at about 2:51 am, Raymon Heyer, 37, was arrested in a parking lot of 900 Hill Street, Albany, for a Violation of a Release Agreement that occurred on December 4th, 2023. Heyer was transported and lodged at the Benton County Jail.
WARRANT ARREST – On 12/27/2023 at approximately 3:35 am, deputies contacted Larry Winklepleck JR, 55, in the 1900 block of NW 9th Street in Corvallis. Winklepleck had 12 confirmed warrants through Corvallis Municipal Court. Deputies issued Winklepleck citations in lieu of custody.
HARASSMENT – On December 26, 2023, at around 3:00 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 24700 block of Hidden Valley Rd for a report of Harassment. A female reported her ex-boyfriend had sent her a letter in the mail. Their last contact was on August 2, 2023, when she requested her ex not contact her after a break-up. Deputies suggested she explore the possibility of obtaining a restraining order. Deputies also spoke with the ex by phone, who lives in Newberg, and explained he could be arrested if he attempts to keep contacting the female.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3 – On December 26, 2023, a resident reported a no trespassing sign had been spray painted with “Rango” on her property in the 3900 block of Airport Ave, Corvallis. She stated the spray paint was black and had been cleaned off the sign.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On December 26, 2023, at around 8:10 am, deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash at Highway 99W and Coffin Butte Rd. Driver 1 was traveling south on Hwy 99W in a 2024 Subaru Outback when she struck a Republic Services 2019 Ford F550, that had crept into the intersection from Coffin Butte Rd. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. No injuries.
WARRANT ARREST – On Thursday December 21, 2023, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a silver 1997 Mercedes Sedan. Deputies learned the driver, Brenda Wyatt, 47, had a Fail to Appear warrant through Albany Municipal Court. Brenda was issued a criminal citation and violation citation in lieu of custody.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 15th, 2023, at approximately 4:52 pm, deputies was on routine patrol when they stopped a Dodge Ram 1500 for not having DOT approved windows. The passenger was identified as David Olsen, 58, who had an active warrant. He received a citation in lieu of custody.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 15th, 2023, at approximately 8:10 am, deputies were on foot patrol in a Tree Farm of 765 SW 53rd St. when they contacted a male by the name of Darrell Colbert, 58. Colbert was the subject of two active warrants and was cited in lieu of custody.
WARRANT ARREST – On Sunday, December 24, 2023, at about 7:10 pm, deputies arrested Havilah Joy Green, 47, at her home in the 1000 block of NE Kirsten Place in Corvallis on a misdemeanor Benton County Circuit Court warrant. At the request of the issuing court, Green was issued a citation in lieu of custody and released.
WARRANT ARREST – On 12/24/2023 at approximately 6:00 P.M., deputies served a warrant on Jonathan Grah, 42, located in the 3400 block of NW Crest Drive in Corvallis. Grah was lodged at the Benton County Jail.
ESCAPE 3; WARRANT ARREST – On Sunday, December 24, 2023, at about 7:40 pm, deputies arrested Guy Hamilton Landers, 43, at his home in the 3400 block of NW Crest Drive in Corvallis on a felony Benton County Circuit Court warrant and for Escape in the Third Degree. Landers was transported to the Benton County Jail and lodged.
WARRANT ARREST – On 12/24/2023 at approximately 5:30 P.M., deputies contacted Lynne Conroy, 66, at her residence in the 1800 block of NW Larch Avenue in Corvallis. Conroy had an active warrant for a prior DUII. Conroy was issued a citation in lieu of custody for her warrant.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 24, 2023, at approximately 1:10 PM, deputies were on patrol near Takena Landing, where they located Kevin Lee Fuller, 60. Fuller was later arrested on a warrant out of Albany Municipal Failure to Appear – Theft 3. Fuller was issued a citation in lieu of custody with a court date for his warrant.
DWS MIS – On December 24, 2023, at around 10:40 am, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a red 1999 Dodge Ram near the intersection of Highway 99W and Territorial Highway. They later arrested Brandon Trimble, 36, for Driving while suspended misdemeanor. Trimble was issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On December 23, 2023 at around 8:05 am, deputies were dispatched to the 6000 block of NE William R Carr, for a trespass complaint. Deputies later contacted the suspect on Hwy 99W near milepost #83 and advised him he was trespassed from the location and if he returned, he could be arrested. He stated he understood.
ABANDONED VEHICLE – On December 26, 2023, at around 9:47 am, deputies were dispatched to an area near the intersection of Wren Rd and Harris Rd for a report of an abandoned vehicle. They arrived and observed a white 2002 Mercury Mountaineer parked off the roadway near railroad-owned land. Deputies contacted the registered owner who claimed her sister owned the Mercury. Deputies told her the vehicle was tagged with a 24-hour notice and she had 24 hours to remove the Mercury.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On December 22nd, 2023, at about 2:08 am, deputies were dispatched to the 24200 block of Gellatly Way in Philomath, Oregon, for a report of a suspicious circumstance. A male reported to dispatch that another male had bitten him and hit him. When deputies arrived on the scene, the caller denied all reports and claimed that the other male had just “pissed him off” while joking around and called dispatch. The caller was warned about improper use of the Emergency Communications System.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at approximately 3:30 pm, deputies were dispatched to Highway 20 near mile post 42, Blodgett, for a report of an injury traffic crash. When deputies arrived, they determined this was a non-injury crash.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 18, 2023, around 11:30 PM, deputies were on patrol in the area of Third Street and Harrison Boulevard, Corvallis. They observed a white Chevrolet Town and Country stop at the intersection when the light was green and later ran a red light. The driver identified himself as Ismael Francisco Nelson. Deputies issued a criminal citation to Nelson for his warrant, and a traffic citation for Driving While Suspended Violation.
MAIL THEFT – On December 14, 2023, deputies spoke with a resident of the 1200 block of Kainui Dr, Corvallis, over the phone. She wrote seven checks and placed them in the outgoing mail at her residence. All checks were stolen overnight.
LURING A MINOR; USE CHILD DISPLAY SEX EXPL CONDUCT; ONLINE SEXUAL CORRUPTION OF A CHILD 2 – On December 21, 2023, deputies arrested Grant Lee Goodell, 21, in Toledo for crimes committed in Philomath.
HARASSMENT; CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3 – On November 5, 2023 at around 1:15 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 3200 block of Hwy 20 NW for a reported argument for the second time that day. Deputies later arrested Robert Pyburn, 72, for Harassment x2 and Criminal Mischief III. He was transported to the Benton County Jail.
FALSE INFO TO POLICE – On December 22, 2023 at about 4:16 pm, deputies contacted a female on HWY 99 near lakeside. Deputies ran her through dispatch with the provided name, DOB and SSN. Dispatch was unable to locate anybody by that name during their search. The female was arrested for providing false info but it was later determined the information had been correct. Deputies issued the female a citation for improper positioning and given a ride to the woman`s shelter.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2; WARRANT ARREST – On Friday, December 22, 2023, at approximately 11:00 AM, deputies responded to Starr Creek Road near milepost 4 for a vehicle stuck in the mud off the road for multiple days. Richard Klein, 55, had driven a Mercedes sedan off the road and into a privately owned field where he drove in circles before getting his vehicle stuck in the mud. Klein was arrested for Criminal Trespass as well as two felony warrants out of Marion County Circuit Court for FTA / UUMV and Contempt of Court / Punitive. Klein was issued citations to appear in lieu of custody and released at the Benton County Sheriff`s Office. The landowner was informed and provided with Klein`s contact information to arrange for the recovery of the Mercedes.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 21st, 2023 at around 3:33 PM, deputies made a trafic stop on a green Subaru hatchback near 4318 NW Circle Blvd. Deputies contacted the driver, Travis Miller, 40, who had a cite and release warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody.
THEFT 3 – On December 21st, 2023 at around 2:28 AM, deputies took a report of a theft of cans at 200 NW 53rd Street. Deputies contacted the victim who reported he had two bags of cans valued at around $30 taken from his carport.
ANIMAL/DOG COMPLAINT – On December 21, 2023 at 3:15 p.m., deputies transported a stray dog from Independence Hwy/Palestine Drive in Albany to the Heartland Humane Society where he was impounded. The dog was an adult, intact male, white with brown patches pit bull mix with blue eyes. He was not wearing a collar.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 20, 2023, at around 3:50 pm, deputies located a blue Chrysler PT Cruiser associated with an ATL for reckless driving. Deputies stopped the Chrysler as it pulled into a driveway in the 1100 block of Seavy Ave SE. Deputies later arrested Yasin Moussaoui, 26, for a Benton County Circuit Court warrant for FTA-DUII. Moussaoui was booked into Benton County Jail before being issued a criminal citation in lieu of custody.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at about 9:10 am, deputies were driving westbound on Highway 20 near Marys River Estates Road when they witnessed a black 2014 Dodge Caravan crash into the rear of a white 2017 GMC Acadia in the east bound lane as the GMC was stopped waiting to turn north onto Marys River Estates Road. Both drivers were transported to Good Samaritan Hospital by ambulance.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On December 20, 2023, at around 9:20 am, deputies were dispatched to the 24100 block of Ervin Rd for a reported Fraud. A resident reported she willingly sent a $2,500 money order to an individual she met on Facebook who was claiming to be a logger in Alaska in need of money to travel back to the Lower 48. She reported the individual is now asking for more money and she thinks it is a scam. No current leads.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 20th, 2023, at about 1:05 am, Rochelle Rictor, 32, was arrested for a Marion County Circuit Court Warrant for Failure to Appear. Rictor was transported and lodged at the Benton County Jail.
WARRANT ARREST – On Tuesday December 19, 2023, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a Maroon 2005 Buick. Deputies contacted the driver and passenger, Jacob Bynum, 35. Deputies later learned via dispatch that Bynum had an Albany Municipal Court Warrant for Fail to Appear. Deputies issued Bynum a criminal citation in lieu of custody.
DWS MIS; WARRANT ARREST – On Tuesday December 19, 2023, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a Black 2000 GMC Yukon on Applegate Street near 9th Street in Philomath. The driver, later identified as Brandi Trelstad, 34, was arrested for several warrants and driving while suspended, misdemeanor. Trelstad was issued criminal citations in lieu of custody and released.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On Monday, December 18, 2023, at approximately 7:47 am, deputies were dispatched to Bellfountain Park at 24849 Park Road. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle in the area. Deputies contacted a business and resident near where the vehicle was seen but did not have probable cause for a crime.
LITTERING – On December 17, 2023, at around 11:11 am, deputies encountered a pile of bagged garbage dumped at a turnout along the South Fork Rd, near Milepost 3. Some of the bags had been torn open. Among the refuse, deputies found two prescription medication bottles prescribed to a male out of Creswell, Oregon. Deputies were unable to contact him. Forest Patrol was notified of the trash.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3 – On December 17, 2023 at around 10:24 am, deputies found the gate to EE Wilson Wildlife area was damaged on Adair Frontage Road. The gate was ripped off the hinges but was repairable. No suspect info.
BURGLARY 2 – On December 17, 2023 at around 10:24 am, at around 9:54 am, deputies were notified by a USPS delivery driver that the building at 7155 NE Vandenberg Ave appeared to have been broken into. Deputies later cleared the building and noticed significant damage to the interior. No suspect info.
WARRANT ARREST – On Saturday, December 17, 2023, at about 4:50 pm, deputies arrested Terry Blaine Herbert, 46, at his camp near 211 SE Chapman Place in Corvallis on multiple felony warrants and for Giving False Information to a Peace Officer in Connection with a Warrant. Herbert was lodged at the Benton County Jail.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 1 – On December 15th, 2023, at approximately 11:58 hours, deputies responded to the 23300 block of Alsea Hwy for a report of a vehicle parked in the driveway of an abounded house with a female on the property. When deputies arrived, no one was on the property and due to the state of the house it was impossible to tell if anything was missing.
WARRANT ARREST – On Thursday, December 14, 2023, deputies were dispatched to the area of Highway 99 near Thousand Oaks Drive, for a reported argument. A female argued with Keeno Obrian Lindsay, 43, left him on the side of the road, then went back and picked him up after deputy contact. Keeno had multiple warrants for his arrest and the female lied about her name initially. Keeno and the female were later located driving on Highway 99 where Keeno was apprehended and taken to the Benton County Jail.
MAIL THEFT – On December 14, 2023, deputies spoke with a resident over the phone who reported six to seven Christmas cards were stolen from his mailbox during the night. He said there were no checks inside the cards.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On December 14, 2023, I responded to a non-injury traffic crash on Highway 99W south of NW Mt. View Drive. One vehicle was towed due to damage.
DWS MIS; WARRANT ARREST – On December 14th, 2023, at about 1:54 am, Bradley Damewood was arrested for multiple warrants in the 600 block of NW Scenic Drive. Damewood, 44, was lodged at the Benton County Jail.
BURGLARY 2 – On December 14th, 2023 at about 1:36 A.M., deputies were dispatched to the Monroe Post Office at 590 Main Street in Monroe for an alarm. Deputies arrived at about 1:53 A.M. and found that someone used a pry bar to attempt to make entry into the work area where mail is kept/sorted. It does not appear entry was made.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at approximately 2:21 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 5100 block of NW Highway 99W for a suspicious circumstance. A resident reported her security camera had been tampered with. Deputies contacted a female, who told deputies someone put tape on her camera. Deputies looked at the camera and discovered what she thought was tape was the pattern the manufacturer printed on the camera housing.
CONTRIBUTE SEX DELINQUENCY OF MINOR; SEX ABUSE 3; DUII; FURNISH LIQUOR MINOR/INTOX PERSON; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2; ESCAPE 3; RECKLESS DRIVING; ELUDE VEHICLE – On Sunday, December 10, 2023, at about 1:20 am, deputies contacted Oscar Gonzalez Moreno, 25, and juvenile in a black Kia SUV at North Albany Park after the park has closed for the evening. The juvenile told deputies Gonzalez Moreno had been performing oral sex on them when deputies arrived. Gonzalez Moreno fled the scene in his Kia after being told repeatedly he was under arrest. Gonzalez Moreno later surrendered himself and was lodged at the Benton County Jail.
WARRANT ARREST – On Sunday, December 10, 2023, at about 12:45 am, deputies contacted Stacy Dawn Slover, 52, on NW Hickory Street near NW North Albany Road in Albany and later arrested Slover on a Linn County Justice Court warrant for Contempt of Court. At the request of the issuing court, Slover was issued a citation in lieu of custody and released.
DWS MIS – On Saturday, December 9, 2023, deputies were parked in a marked patrol car near 230 S 5th Street when saw a white 2005 Dodge Caravan pull into the parking lot. They ran the license plate and discovered the male registered owner, Perry T. Paine, 43, had a revoked-misdemeanor driver`s license. Deputies saw the Dodge leave the parking lot and recognized Perry as the driver. Deputies stopped the Dodge and arrested Perry for DWR-Misdemeanor. He was released with a citation.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On Friday, December 8, 2023, at about 5:30 pm, deputies were dispatched to investigate a single-vehicle crash on NW Sulfur Springs Road near NW Rosewood Drive in Corvallis. When they arrived, they saw a gray Ford SUV about 15 feet off the roadway on the south side of NW Sulphur Springs Road between mileposts 1 and 2. The driver appeared to have experienced a medical emergency leading to the crash. He sustained minor injuries and was transported to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center for evaluation.
CARELESS DRIVING – On December 8, 2023, a local photojournalist and cameraman provided a video of a white jeep driving though a flooded section of 53rd Street before proceeding down a bike path, over a sidewalk, and around road closure barricades near SW Touchstone Place, Corvallis. This location had been closed due to high water. The driver was identified, later located, and issued traffic citations.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On December 8th, 2023, at about 3:20 am, deputies initiated a traffic stop at NW Harrison Blvd and NW 10th Street in Corvallis, Oregon. As the vehicle pulled over, it struck the side of a parked car along NW Harrison Blvd. The two drivers exchanged information.
SEX OFFENSE – On December 4th, 2023, at about 8:08 pm, deputies were dispatched to a report of a sex offense in the 23600 block of Woods Creek Road in Philomath, Oregon. Deputies spoke with a resident who reported he sent explicit photos to a person on Instagram who attempted to get $400 out of him in trade for not sending those photos to his family members. He did not send the money, and the person on Instagram is unknown now.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3 – On November 13, 2023, at about 2:05 AM, deputies arrested Kitana Rodriuez, 27, for Criminal Mischief 3 for damages to a fence and yard after a crash on Hwy 20 near milepost 4. Kitana was transported to the Benton County Jail.
WARRANT ARREST – On December 11, 2023, at around 3:45 pm, deputies contacted a silver 2001 Honda CRV at Takena Landing Park and later arrested Christopher Thaxton, 37, on an Albany Municipal Court warrant for Contempt of court. Christina Brandal, 29, was also arrested on a Washington County Circuit Court warrant for Failure to appear and Albany Municipal Court warrant for Failure to appear. They were both issued criminal citations in lieu of custody
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3 – On December 11, 2023, at around 1:00 pm, deputies were dispatched to the LEC Lobby for a criminal mischief complaint. A Benton County employee reported that on December 9, at around 7:00 pm, someone rearranged the exit signs at the Benton County Fairgrounds Christmas Lights Display
BURGLARY 2; THEFT 2 – On December 11, 2023 at around 11:09 am, deputies responded to the Sheriff`s Office Annex, 205 NW 5th St, Corvallis for a reported burglary. It was noticed a Benton County cellular phone was missing. It was later located at the transit mall. On Saturday, December 9, 2023, at around 2:34 am, a female was seen on camera exiting the building
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Sunday, December 10th, 2023, at about 10:20 p.m., deputies responded to Fern Rd and Powderhouse Rd, for a single vehicle crash off the roadway. Unit #1, a maroon 2011 Toyota Sequoia, was traveling westbound on Fern Rd trying to negotiate a right-hand curve. Due to Unit #1`s speed, road conditions, and weather, the vehicle went straight through the curve, narrowly missing a large oak tree, hitting a power, and coming to rest nosed into another oak tree. The driver stated he was going too fast for the turn, and the light fog disoriented him. He was wearing his seatbelt and going 50 MPH. His airbags deployed. He had complaint of neck pain but did not get transported
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On December 10, 2023, at around 10:18 am, deputies were dispatched to NE Granger Ave MP 1 for a motor vehicle crash. Driver 1 was traveling west in her blue 2016 Buick Encore when Driver 2 pulled out of a driveway in her silver 2018 Subaru Impreza and struck the Buick
WARRANT ARREST – On Saturday, December 9, 2023, at approximately 11:30 AM, deputies were patrolling Hickory Street in North Albany, where they located Scott Eugene Medford, 45. Medford was later arrested on an Oregon State Parole Board warrant for a Parole Violation and an Albany Municipal Court Warrant for Contempt of Court / Interfering with a Police Officer. Medford was issued a citation in lieu of custody for his Albany Municipal Court warrant and transported and lodged at the Linn County Jail on his parole board warrant
VIOL RELEASE AGREEMENT; WARRANT ARREST – On December 9th, 2023, deputies arrested Kerri Tuttle, 28, in the 5500 block of NE Elliot Circle, Corvallis, for violating a release agreement and warrant out of Albany Municipal Court she received a new court date for
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On December 8, 2023 at 2:24 pm, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle traffic crash on Hwy 99w near MP 91. The driver was southbound on HWY 99 when she left the roadway and entered the west ditch. Her vehicle was not damaged but towed from the ditch. Deputies issued her a citation for fail to drive within lane
WARRANT ARREST – On Friday December 8, 2023, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a white 1999 Chevrolet pickup on highway 20 near mile post 9. The driver, Jeffery Tyler, 57, was later arrested and issued a citation in lieu of custody for a fail to appear warrant from Albany Municipal Court
WARRANT ARREST – On Thursday December 7, 2023, while doing a foot patrol, deputies located Curtis Junck, 30, near 1780 NE Four Acre Place, Corvallis. Junck was arrested for a Fail to Appear Warrant from Benton County for Robbery three. Junck was transported to the Benton County Jail and lodged
DWS MIS – On Thursday December 7, 2023, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a Black 2024 Toyota SUV. The driver, Caleb Doak, 39, was later arrested for driving while suspended misdemeanor and issued a citation in lieu of custody
WARRANT ARREST – On December 7th, 2023, at approximately 1:26 pm, while on routine patrol, deputies contacted a male by the name of Oren Hounchell, 43, who had two warrants for his arrest out of Linn County Circuit Court and Albany Municipal Court. Dispatch informed warrants were confirmed, and deputies placed him into custody. Both issuing agencies provided new court dates and deputies issued Hounchell citations in lieu of custody
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On December 7th, 2023, at approximately 7:20 am, deputies were dispatched to Hwy 99W milepost 74 for a report of a vehicle hitting an elk. The caller and driver of the vehicle stated she hit an elk and her one-year-old was in the backseat. Both were uninjured and the Oregon State Police took the elk
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On Thursday December 7, 2023, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a Green 2003 VW on Independence Highway, after it attempted to evade them. Deputies later issued the driver, Walter Groves, 45, a citation for driving while suspended, driving uninsured, and a criminal citation for criminal trespass two
WARRANT ARREST – On December 5, 2023, at around 2:35 pm, deputies observed an incorrectly parked silver 2009 Nissan Rogue at Takena Landing Park. They later arrested Haylee Humphrey, 22, for an Albany Municipal Court warrant for Contempt of court
THEFT 3 – On December 5, 2023, at around 12:14 pm, deputies were dispatched to contact by phone a resident about a theft. She reported that sometime in the past two days someone entered her bedroom and stole tinctures, crystals, stones, shipping supplies and arts and craft items. She also reported the unknown person(s) perfectly organized her knife collection. She believed it could be her roommate who doesn`t live there or her roommate’s daughter, who visits every day. Deputies was unable to reach those individuals. No current suspects
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On Monday, December 4, 2023, at about 5:3 0pm, deputies were dispatched to the 6600 block of SW West Hills Road in Corvallis to investigate a suspicious circumstance. A resident reported an unknown, well-dressed Asian woman in her 30s or 40s came to her home around 9:30am that morning. The woman attempted to open the front door then stood on the porch saying “Hello.” The woman walked along the deck briefly, then left the area in a newer-model orange SUV with an unknown plate. Deputies attempted to canvas the neighborhood, but the adjacent properties were either inaccessible or no one was home
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On November 29, 2023, around 8:00PM, deputies were dispatched to the 23200 block of Decker Road for a trespass. The resident reported that Kai Austin Miner, 24, had come to his house after he was released from the Lane County Jail. He said Kai was no longer at the residence but was acting very strangely. Kai was transported to the Benton County Jail, where he was released to the care of jail staff. Deputies charged Kai with two counts of Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree
IDENTITY THEFT – On November 28, 2023, around 4:00 PM, deputies were dispatched to speak with a resident about fraudulent activity with a Verizon account she did not open. She needed a case number to have a fraudulent account deactivated. She said the account was opened using her address and social security number and was not sure how someone would have obtained that information. She said the statement for the account was $4,309.77. Deputies issued her a case number to give to Verizon`s fraud department
BURGLARY 2 – On December 14th, 2023 at about 1:36 A.M., deputies were dispatched to the Monroe Post Office at 590 Main Street in Monroe for a silent alarm. Deputies arrived at about 1:53 A.M., delayed due to heavy fog. Deputies found that someone used a pry bar to attempt to make entry into the work area where mail is kept/sorted and were unsuccessful
WARRANT ARREST – ON 12/12/23, JAIL DEPUTIES RAN A WARRANTS CHECK ON SCHRADER, CECIL, 62, AND IT SHOWED THAT HE HAD A WARRANT ON THE COURT CASE HE HAD JUST BEEN SEEN ON IN COURT FOR. DEPUTIES SERVED THE WARRANT ON SCHRADER WHO WAS LOCATED AT THE BENTON COUNTY JAIL
WARRANT ARREST – ON 12/5/23 AT APPROXIMATELY 4:26 PM, JAIL DEPUTIES RAN A WARRANTS CHECK ON BERGHOFFER, 43, FOR RELEASE, WHICH CAME BACK WITH A CORVALLIS MUNI FOR TRESP 2; ALBANY MUNI FOR FTA INTERFERE; SWEETHOME MUNI FOR THEFT 3. THE WARRANTS WERE SERVED ON BERGHOFFER WHO WAS LOCATED AT THE BENTON COUNTY JAIL
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On November 28th, 2023, at approximately 7:00 am, deputies were dispatched to the 29000 block of Bellfountain Rd for a report of a single vehicle crash. A white Ford Explorer was laying on its side in the middle of the road. The driver passenger hit a patch of ice in a corner causing them to lose control and roll the vehicle. There were no injuries.
DOG BITE – On December 2, 2023, a delivery person was bitten while delivering to the 4900 block of NW Bramblewood Drive in Albany.  The dog was placed on a ten-day quarantine.
WARRANT ARREST – On November 28th, 2023, at approximately 4:48 pm, deputies were on routine patrol in the area of Department Human Services when they contacted a male, Michael Konkolis, 36, who deputies knew was the subject of an active warrant out of Philomath Municipal Court. Philomath authorized a new court date and deputies issued Konkolis a citation in lieu of custody and released him.
WARRANT ARREST – On November 20th, 2023 around 2:44 PM, deputies observed a silver Chevy Crus traveling eastbound on HWY 20 into Albany over the Ellsworth Street Bridge. Deputies ran the license plate and determined the registered owner was suspended violation. Deputies made a traffic stop on the vehicle and contacted the driver, who deputies determined was not the registered owner but was also suspended violation. A passenger, Madison Crawford, 25, was identified and deputies determined she had two warrants for her arrest. Crawford was cited in lieu of custody on her two warrants.
IDENTITY THEFT – On December 4, 2023, at around 11:00 am, deputies were dispatched to the 8600 block of NE Barberry Dr for a reported identity theft. A resident reported he received a US Bank debit card with his name for an account he did not open or own. He reported the fraudulent account to US Bank. No current suspects.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On Monday, December 4, 2023, at approximately 9:53 AM, deputies were dispatched to Crescent Valley High School for report of a male juvenile who was refusing to leave campus after being suspended. Deputies arrived and escorted the juvenile off campus where he left with his father.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On 12/02/2023 at approximately 2:34 am, deputies responded to a non-injury crash on Highway 99 between Elks Drive and Elliott Circle. Deputies spoke with a male who fell asleep at the wheel and drove his vehicle off the roadway, through a ditch, and onto the railroad tracks. There were no injuries, no damage to any property and the vehicle did not require a tow.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Friday, December 1, 2023, at approximately 6:36 pm, deputies were dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Springhill Drive and NW Alder Avenue. Deputies arrived and found a 2017 Jeep Wrangler and 2008 Chevy 1500 pulled off the roadway. Both parties had already exchanged information. An investigation was completed.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On December 1, 2023 at 1:21 pm, deputies were dispatched to an unknown injury, two vehicle traffic crash, on SW 53rd St at SW Cherry Ave. Driver 1 was southbound on 53rd St attempting to turn westbound on SW Cherry Ave. Driver 1 activated his right turn signal and began slowing down. He observed a pedestrian on a scooter, attempting to cross northbound over SW Cherry Ave. He came to a complete stop to allow the pedestrian to cross. Driver 2 was traveling southbound on 53rd St behind Driver 1. Driver 2 was unable to stop in time and ran into the back end of Driver 1`s vehicle. Corvallis Medics responded and evaluated two passengers in Driver 1`s vehicle.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On December 1, 2023 at around 10:53 am, deputies were dispatched to Highway 20 near milepost #48 for a single vehicle injury crash. A driver was traveling east in her silver 2003 Hyundai Sonata when she hydroplaned, then over corrected. As she over corrected it caused her to leave the roadway, hit an embankment and roll around three times before coming to a final rest on its top. The driver was later transported by the Corvallis Fire Department to Good Samaritan Hospital to be evaluated.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On November 30, 2023 at 2:24 pm, a driver crashed into a highway median sign at the intersection of HWY 20 and Granger. The driver was later contacted by an APD Officer at her residence. The driver reportedly knew she hit the sign but did not stop because she was confused by the recent road construction in the area. Deputies submitted her for a DMV retest, in leu of citation.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE(S) – On November 30, 2023, at 9:18 am, deputies spoke with a female by phone. She wanted to report she encountered a white Toyota Tundra at two different locations while dropping children off for daycare. She felt the male driver was following her. She will report further suspicious contact with the vehicle/driver.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE(S) – On November 28, 2023, at around 7:45 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of NE Azalea Dr for a suspicious vehicle. A juvenile wanted to report another juvenile had attached red/blue lights to his Mitsubishi Mighty-Max and had them activated at Crescent Valley High School.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On November 27th, 2023, at about 2:20 pm, deputies were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash on Crescent Valley Drive, approximately 1000 feet west of Northwest Highland Drive in Corvallis, Oregon. A Crescent Valley High School student rolled her car after hitting ice while negotiating a corner. There were no injuries.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On 11/26/2023 at around 6:15 PM, a female was traveling southbound on Maxfield Creek Road around MP4. She came around a corner and encountered icy conditions.
She slid off the roadway across the northbound lane and into a tree on the other side of the ditch. Passenger side airbags were deployed. She had possible injuries to her back and neck areas. She was going to see her doctor the next day and have her daughter checked out also.
FAIL TO PERFORM DUTIES/DRIVER – On November 26, 2023, around 6:30 PM, deputies were dispatched to speak with a driver about a hit and run that had occurred on Crescent Valley Drive, near Brownly Heights Drive, Corvallis. He said he was traveling northbound on Crescent Valley Drive when an oncoming vehicle lost control on the ice on the roadway. This caused the vehicle to fishtail and collide with the front and drivers` side of his vehicle. He said his vehicle ended up in the ditch, and the suspect vehicle, a dark colored Tahoe or something similar, continued towards Crescent Valley High School. Deputies searched the area for a vehicle matching that description and found nothing.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On November 21, 2023, around 7:15 PM, deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Highway 20, near Shrike Way, Philomath. It was reported a vehicle being towed on a flatbed trailer had fallen off the trailer and crashed into a following car.
On Monday, Dec. 4, Kasey Louise Burns (32) of Albany, was arrested for DUII, Reckless Driving, and Criminal Mischief I, resulting in an injury crash.
On Saturday, Dec. 2, deputies arrested Valeria Marie Pearson (48), of Albany, for DUII and Reckless Driving.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2 – On December 3, 2023 at 15:30 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 9000 block of NW Fir Ridge Pl. The resident was checking game cameras on his 16-acre property and had photos of a trespasser. The trespass occurred on November 2, 2023 at 2:10 pm. The photos show a 30-40-year-old white male dressed in sweats walking east towards Panorama Dr. The male appears to be navigating by his cell phone, possibly lost.
SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSING – On 12/1/2023 at around 5:15 PM, deputies were dispatched to a missing hiker on OSU MacDonald-Dunn Forest. A female got turned around after running into closed areas on several trails. Dispatch had a good GPS location for her so deputies drove to the end of the 516 road. Deputies called the hiker and had her walk to their vehicle after confirming she could hear their horn. Deputies turned on all their lights so she could locate their patrol car easier. The hiker found the patrol vehicle about 15 minutes later. Deputies then transported her to her vehicle at Peavy.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT 2 – On the morning of December 1, 2023, at approximately 12:10 PM, deputies responded to an altercation at a residence in the 8600 block of NE Barberry Drive involving her sons. The sons were warned against engaging in further physical altercations. The brothers agreed to separate for several hours to diffuse tensions.
UNLAW POSS BY PERSON UNDER 21; MINOR IN POSS OF LIQUOR; ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Friday, December 1, 2023, at approximately 8:00 AM, deputies responded to a rollover crash on NW Harrison Boulevard near 53rd Street, Corvallis. The driver, Jacob Harris Inmann, 18, was uninjured and transported to his residence where he was issued citations for Careless Driving, minor in possession of alcohol, and unlaw possession of marijuana.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On November 30, 2023 at 3:12 pm, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle into the ditch on HWY 99w north of Elliott Circle. Upon arrival, deputies observed a maroon Cadillac in the east ditch. The vehicle entered the ditch at a slow speed and did not sustain any damage. The driver was uninjured and stated she suffered a brain freeze from a milkshake. She believed she must have passed out, as she only remembered having the brain freeze then waking up in the ditch.
FAIL TO PERFORM DUTIES/DRIVER – On November 30, 2023, deputies were dispatched to NW 53rd and NW Harrison Blvd for a semi-truck that hit a crosswalk control post. The crosswalk control post on the southeast corner of the intersection appears to control pedestrian traffic crossing Harrison Blvd from south to north. Deputies were unable to locate the vehicle.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On November 27th, 2023, at about 11:45 am, deputies were dispatched to the 5100 block of NW Highway 99 for a report of suspicious circumstances. A resident reported she received a missed package delivery note from the Post Office, but the Post office didn`t have any record of a package for her. The note was blank, and there was no record of any packages.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2; WARRANT ARREST – On 11/27/2023 at approximately 2:34 am, deputies responded to the office of the Coffin Butte Landfill for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, the vehicle had left but deputies located Tyler Goolsby (26) of Dallas, in the immediate area after he was seen running through their property with a flashlight. Goolsby was arrested for a parole violation warrant and for trespassing.
THEFT 2 – On November 26th, 2023, at about 1:30 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of NW 53rd, Corvallis, for a report of a bicycle theft that occurred between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. There were no cameras and the owner of the bike didn`t know the serial number. There are no suspects.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On November 25, 2023 at 7:26 am, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle traffic crash on HWY 20 at MP 42. The driver was traveling westbound in the inside lane, when he lost control of his vehicle due to icy road conditions. His vehicle crossed the center lane, overcorrected, and crashed into the north ditch. The vehicle came to rest on the driver`s side causing the engine compartment to catch fire. All occupants were able to safely extricate themselves, no injuries were reported. Blodgett Fire responded and extinguished the fire.
WARRANT ARREST – On November 23rd, 2023 at about 12:25 pm, deputies were in the area of 9th Street and Hayes and stopped a vehicle. The passenger in the vehicle, Charlene Jacqueline Gonzales, 49, of Corvallis was arrested on the outstanding warrants. Deputies cited and released Gonzalez.
MAIL THEFT; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2; LITTERING; THEFT 2 – On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at approximately 6:30 AM, a package containing a GPS tracking device was stolen from the 1700 block of SE Easy Street, Corvallis. Detectives tracked the package to the area of West Hills Road where JERRY MICHAEL WELLS, 34, was arrested and booked into the Benton County Jail on charges of Mail Theft, Theft in the Second Degree, Trespass in the Second Degree, and Offensive Littering.
WARRANT ARREST – On Wednesday, November 29, 2023, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a Silver 2001 Dodge Caravan at 53rd Street and Reservoir Avenue. Deputies contacted Laura Bybee, 42, in the vehicle and later learned Bybee had a cite and release warrant from Albany Municipal Court. Bybee was issued a criminal citation for her warrant and the driver was issued a violation citation for driving uninsured.
WARRANT ARREST – On November 28, 2023, at around 11:00 pm, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a silver 2012 BMW 328i and later issued the driver Alysa East, 32, a criminal citation for a Clackamas County Circuit Court warrant for Prostitution and a traffic citation for Driving While Suspended-violation.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, deputies were dispatched to the Highway 34 and Salmonberry Road for a reported non-injury crash. A motorist witnessed a vehicle off the embankment and was able to get a local resident to report the crash while he waited with the driver. On arrival, bystanders and deputies were able to remove the vehicle and get the driver up the embankment and into a patrol vehicle to warm up. The driver was later given a courtesy ride to her residence.
WARRANT ARREST – On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, deputies contacted Andrea Dorman, 42, in the 1300 block of NW 9th Street, Corvallis. Deputies later learned through dispatch that Dorman had a Fail to Appear warrant. Deputies issued Dorman a criminal citation in lieu of custody for the warrant.
WARRANT ARREST – On Saturday, November 25, 2023, at about 1:30 am, deputies arrested Jeffrey Lee Crum, 55, in the 1600 block of SE Crystal Lake Drive in Corvallis on a misdemeanor Lebanon Municipal Court Warrant. At the request of the issuing court, Crum was given a citation in lieu of custody and released.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On 11/6/2023 at approximately 4:48 am, deputies responded to Highway 20 near Davis Rd for a single vehicle crash involving a deer. There were no injuries and the operator`s vehicle was towed due to damages.
WARRANT ARREST – On November 27, 2023, around 6:30PM, deputies arrested Allison Heather Gilmore, 39, on Highway 20 near milepost 4 for a warrant out of Linn County for Child Neglect. Deputies issued Gilmore a criminal citation with a new court date
ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY – On 11/27/2023 at approximately 5:30 P.M., deputies were dispatched to the 25800 block of Maxfield Creek Road for a report of an injury crash. When they arrived, all three occupants had self-extricated and appeared to have minor injuries and were all transported to Good Samaritan Hospital by the Corvallis Fire Department. Their vehicle had left the roadway due to icy conditions and rolled over into a ditch.
DWS MIS – On Monday November 27, 2023, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a Gray 2015 Honda Civic at Philomath Boulevard and 35th Street. After contacting the driver, Anthony Simmons, 21, deputies learned he was driving while suspended. Deputies issued Simmons a criminal citation in lieu of custody and departed the area.
WARRANT ARREST – On 11/26/2023 at approximately 9:00 P.M., deputies conducted a traffic stop on a red 1994 Geo Prism on NW Garfield Ave near 9th Street in Corvallis and contacted three occupants. A passenger, Rochelle Rictor, 32, was issued a citation in lieu of custody for an outstanding warrant. The driver was subsequently issued a citation for driving while suspended and the other passenger had a violation level amount of methamphetamine (1.36 grams) on his person, which was seized.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – On Thursday, November 23, 2023, at about 6:45 pm, deputies were dispatched to locate a silver Acura sedan on Highway 99 near Lewisburg Avenue that was reportedly driving recklessly between I-5 and Highway 99. Deputies stopped the Acura on Highway 99 near milepost 77 and spoke with the driver. Deputies determined the driver was not impaired or otherwise unsafe to drive. Deputies attempted to contact the reporting person to follow-up by phone but they did not answer or respond to the voicemail..
WARRANT ARREST – On November 22, 2023, around 5:00 PM, deputies were on foot patrol at the Meadows at 800 4th Street, Corvallis. While patrolling, deputies contacted a female who identified herself as Kristina Marie Wheeler, 25. Deputies ran Wheeler through dispatch and was informed Wheeler had a warrant out of Corvallis Municipal Court for Illegal Camping. Wheeler followed deputies to their patrol vehicle where they issued her a criminal citation with a new court date.
ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ – On November 22, 2023 at 7:46 am, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle traffic crash on Hwy 99w just south of McFarland Rd. The driver was traveling southbound on Hwy 99w when he reportedly fell asleep. He entered the west ditch where his vehicle became stuck. The vehicle sustained minimal damage, but the side curtain airbags deployed.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2; WARRANT ARREST – On November 21, 2023, around 3:30 PM, deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of Commercial Street, Monroe, for a trespass. The caller reported a female he had rented a room and stayed past the check-out time and was refusing to leave. The caller reported there was a death like smell emanated from the room. The female, who deputies later identified as Jennifer Ariane Luhn Hartman, 59, was arrested for her warrants and transported to Good Samaritan Hospital at her request..
IDENTITY THEFT – On November 21st, 2023, at about 8:30 am, deputies were dispatched to the 8300 block of NW Cardwell Hill Corvallis, for a report of fraud. A fake Amazon Scam scammed a resident out of 5000 dollars. The resident made a fraud report to Amazon and Bitcoin Depot.
WARRANT ARREST – On November 26, 2023, at approximately 1:30 PM, deputies contacted Mickala Birdsell, 28, in a Nissan Altima during a traffic stop near Van Buren Street & 3rst Street, Corvallis. Birdsell was arrested on a warrant out of Linn County Justice Court for contempt of court and a warrant out of Albany Municipal Court for failure to appear for a traffic offense. Birdsell was issued citations in lieu of custody with court dates for her respective warrants and issued additional traffic citations for violation driving while suspended and driving uninsured..
HARASSMENT – On November 25, 2023, at 3:38 PM, deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of NW Cedar Lane in Adair Village for a Telephonic Harassment. The caller said she was a caregiver for an elderly couple. She reported an ex-employee was harassing her and her clients with phone calls and text messages. The caller wanted deputies to warn her for Telephonic Harassment. Deputies made contact with the ex-employee and advised the ex-employee to stop calling and texting the caller and her clients.
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