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, FEB. 26
INJURY CRASH: 7:11 p.m., Southwest Fourth Street and Southwest C Avenue, Corvallis. Police responded after a car drove off the Southwest Fourth Street ramp to Southwest Philomath Boulevard. The car drove more than 50 feet in the mud before crashing into a large tree on the west side of the road. The driver was taken to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, where she admitted she was looking at her cellphone when she swerved to avoid a cat in the road.