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
MONDAY, OCT. 1
THEFT: 1:10 p.m., 2400 block Southwest Pickford Street. A Corvallis man reported that someone stole a three-ring binder from his residence that held about 260-300 “Magic, the Gathering” trading cards, valued at $400. He told police that an acquaintance and the acquaintance’s female friend spent the night at his house and were looking at the cards. He left them at his residence at 4 a.m. to go to work, and when he returned at noon, they were gone and so were the cards.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29
VEHICLE VS. PEDESTRIAN: 11:09 p.m., Southeast Third Street and Twin Oaks Circle. Jennifer Meade, 26, of Corvallis, suffered minor injuries when a car struck her as she crossed Southeast Third Street inside a marked crosswalk. Police cited the driver, Aaron Halbert, 20, of Eugene, on a charge of failure to yield to a pedestrian.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 30
SIBLING FIGHT: 7:43 p.m., The Woodsman, 529 Main St., Philomath. Brandy Marie Howard, 33, of Newport, was arrested after she and her brother, Frederick Walker Jr., 32, of Newport, allegedly got into a fight outside The Woodsman restaurant. Walker reported that she had punched him and threatened him with a knife. Investigators didn’t locate the weapon, and Howard denied that she had a knife. She was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, menacing, harassment and second-degree disorderly conduct.
ASSAULT: 4:13 p.m., 26941 Dawson Road, Monroe. Patricia Lou Jones, 56, of Monroe, was arrested on charges of allegedly entering her former employer’s business and attempting to hit her former boss with a metal pry bar. She was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, menacing and second-degree criminal trespass.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28
HIT-AND-RUN ARREST: U.S. Post Office, 4:27 p.m., 590 Main St., Monroe. Tamantha Renee Bayliss, 36, of Monroe, was arrested on a charge of failure to perform the duties of a driver for allegedly driving away after hitting another vehicle.