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.
Tuesday, JAN. 15
ROLLOVER CRASH: 7:07 a.m., Highway 99W near milepost 95, five miles north of Monroe. A 46-year-old Corvallis woman was transported to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center by ambulance after she crashed due to drowsy driving. A police report did not provide details of her injuries but it noted that she had been driving south on Highway 99W in a 2006 Ford Escape SUV when she started to fall asleep and drove over the center line in the northbound lane. She then overcorrected and steered her vehicle into the ditch and struck a culvert. Her vehicle went airborne over a driveway and came to rest on the driver’s side, facing north. She was wearing her seat belt and was not cited.
SATURDAY, JAN. 12
DUII: 12:57 a.m., Southwest 15th Street and Jefferson Way. Michael Ray Fore, 22, of Corvallis, initially was pulled over for having a defective taillight and for failure to drive within his lane, but he subsequently was arrested on a DUII charge. Two breath tests at the sheriff’s office yielded blood alcohol content readings of 0.075 percent and 0.08 percent.
THURSDAY, JAN. 10
FUEL THEFT: 26100 block Greenberry Road. A man reported that while he and his wife were out of town for the holidays from Dec. 23 to Jan. 8, someone stole 300 to 325 gallons of diesel fuel from a tank located next to his house. He paid more than $1,000 for the fuel.
DUII crash: 5:57 p.m., Haines Road and Alsea Deadwood Highway, Alsea. David Russell Rhoades, 30, of Alsea, was arrested on charges of DUII and failure to perform the duties of a driver after he allegedly struck a vehicle at Main Street and Highway 501 in Alsea and drove 1.6 miles before pulling over. His blood alcohol content at the jail was measured as 0.15 percent.
Oregon State Police
TUESDAY, JAN. 8
LOST VEHICLE: 3 p.m., parking lot near Southwest 15th Street and Washington Avenue. A 25-year-old woman reported that her 2002 Dodge Neon had been stolen from an Oregon State University parking lot. She said she was certain of where she parked it, and that she tried using the panic function on the car, and it didn’t go off. The vehicle later was found one-tenth of a mile east in the parking lot near Southwest 11th Street and Washington Avenue. Nothing was missing from the locked vehicle, and there were no signs of a break-in.
THEFT: Dixon Recreation Center, Oregon State University. A man reported that sometime between 7 and 7:30 p.m., someone stole his iPhone and wallet out of the pocket of his jacket, which he had set down as he played basketball. The wallet contained a $25 Subway gift card, $50 Olive Garden gift card and $200 in cash. The phone was valued at $200.
MONDAY, JAN. 7
DISAPPEARING APPLIANCE: Bloss Hall, Oregon State University campus. A dorm resident reported that while she and her roommates were gone for winter break, someone stole her micro-fridge, an appliance that is a microwave on top and a small refrigerator on the bottom. She checked with dorm staff and others, and they said they didn’t know where the appliance went. There were no signs of forced entry into the room and nothing else appeared to be missing or disturbed. The micro-fridge is valued at $500.
BURGLARY: Valley Football Center, Oregon State University campus. OSU staff reported that sometime between Jan. 4 at 5 p.m. and Jan. 5 at 11 a.m., someone entered an office at the Valley Football Center and took an envelope containing $500 to $600 in cash. The thief went through desks in the room, but nothing else appeared to be missing.
THURSDAY, DEC. 27
BURGLARY: Apiary storage buildings, OSU property. An OSU staff member reported that someone burglarized some storage buildings between 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 26 and 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 27 and took $1,750 in tools and equipment, including a radial arm saw, a skill saw, large shears, a cordless drill, a string trimmer and a backpack blower.