This log includes incidents in which there might have been a public disturbance or a risk to the public. Information comes from the Corvallis Police Department and the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. It does not include all calls for service. The status of incidents might change after further investigation. Locations are approximate. People arrested or suspected in crimes are considered innocent until proven otherwise.

Corvallis Police Department


SHOELESS FLIGHT: 12:04 a.m., Northwest 25th Street and Van Buren Avenue. A man ran right out of his white Nike shoes after police stopped him for having an open container of alcohol. Police couldn’t find him, but they took his shoes as evidence.


DUII: 1:23 a.m., Highway 99W and Northeast Walnut Boulevard. Lauren Diane James, 19, of Monmouth was arrested on a charge of DUII after police initially stopped her for driving at night without headlights. Two hours after the stop, her blood alcohol content measured 0.06 percent at the jail.

BURGLARY: 600 block Northwest Ninth Street. Sometime between 7 p.m. Nov. 1 and 7 p.m. Nov. 3, someone stole $775 in property from a garage. The stolen items included a Skil saw, flashlight, drill and a case that contained a scope and monitor.


DUII: 3:23 a.m., Southwest Twin Oaks Circle and Southeast Third Street. Jaber Mohamed Al Suroor, 23, of Corvallis was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of intoxicating substances (drugs) after an officer stopped him for driving with inoperable tail lights. The officer reported the odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. Al Suroor provided a breath sample that indicated he had no alcohol in his system, but police reported he would not provide a valid urine sample to determine if he had drugs in his system. He agreed to the test but filled the urine cup with toilet water, police reported. He was charged with DUII, refusing a breath or urine test and tampering with physical evidence.


CAR PROWL: 8:06 p.m., 1900 N.W. Arthur Circle. A man reported that someone stole $1,515 in property from his pickup while it was parked in front of a residence. The passenger’s side window was broken out and someone stole a silver Apple MacBook Pro laptop computer and a camouflage hiking backpack that contained a graphing calculator and textbooks.

Benton County Sheriff’s Office


SATURATION PATROL: Commercial Street, Monroe. Deputies performed a saturation patrol in Monroe for a total of nine hours, stopping vehicles for seatbelt and cell phone violations. Deputies wrote 11 citations and gave three warnings.

ASSAULT: 9:08 p.m., 5000 block of Northeast Elliott Circle. Deputies arrested Thomas Kay Bowen, 52, of Corvallis on charges of fourth-degree assault, strangulation, resisting arrest and telephonic harassment after they went to a residence to investigate a reported domestic dispute.

SINGLE-VEHICLE CRASH: 12:28 a.m., Highway 99W and Camp Adair Road, Adair Village. A 17-year-old from Monmouth lost control of his Honda Civic and crashed into a tree as he was traveling east on Camp Adair Road. He was transported to the hospital, but the report did not mention the extent of possible injuries.


METH: 3:59 a.m., 3550 S.W. Deschutes St. A deputy followed two suspicious vehicles, and subsequently arrested the occupants, after they pulled into the parking lot of the former Department of Motor Vehicles building. Melanie Michelle Smith, 37, of Corvallis was arrested on a charge of possession of methamphetamine. Victor Coronado Lopez Jr., 26, of Corvallis was arrested on charges of unlawful delivery of meth and possession. He also was cited for a charge of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana. The deputy confiscated the drugs, packaging material, a scale and glass pipes that had drug residue.


ACCIDENT WITH INJURY: About 11 a.m., Southwest Third Street and Herbert Avenue. Two vehicles were headed north on Highway 99W. The first vehicle’s driver, Enrique Solar, whose birthday is in 1979, slowed down to turn onto Herbert Avenue, when his vehicle was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by Amy Dale, who was born in 1960. (Specific dates for Solar and Dale were not available). Dale was transported to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center for treatment of injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

VANDALISM: Benton County Health Department, 530 N.W. 27th St. Sometime between 5 p.m. Nov. 1 and 6 a.m. Nov. 2, someone broke a 30-inch-by-10-foot window pane with a brick taken from a pile that was outside the building.


DUII CRASH: 9:20 a.m., Buena Vista Road near milepost 4, Polk County. Benton County deputies reported measuring the blood alcohol content of Steven Lee Fortier, 56, of Salem, at 0.419 percent at the hospital after he crashed his Honda Pilot on the side of Buena Vista Road, just inside Polk County. A Polk County deputy cited Fortier for a charge of DUII at the hospital. Police reports indicated that Fortier failed to negotiate a right curve as he was traveling north on Buena Vista Road. His vehicle went straight across the southbound lane and came to rest on the left shoulder. He was not injured in the crash.


DUII: 4:20 a.m., Highway 99W, milepost 75. An officer pulled over the driver of a pickup truck for failure to maintain his travel lane and on suspicion of DUII. The officer reported the odor of an alcoholic beverage and marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver, Luis Ernesto Aguilar, 20, of Keizer, reportedly said he had a couple of beers between 10 p.m. and midnight. The officer reported seeing signs of impairment during field sobriety tests. Aguilar consented to a breath test, which reportedly showed a blood alcohol level of 0.06 percent. He was arrested on a charge of DUII and cited for having less than an ounce of marijuana.

Oregon State University


FOOTBALL GAME EXCLUSIONS: Reser Stadium, Oregon State University. Oregon State Police excluded 46 fans from the football game at Reser Stadium on Saturday, mostly because they were intoxicated. State police cited two people for being minors in possession of alcohol, cited one person for possession of marijuana and arrested two people on a disorderly conduct charge. Two additional fans were arrested on a criminal trespass charge once they tried re-entering the stadium after they were told to leave.

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