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
THURSDAY, JAN, 16
SHORT-LIVED CAR THEFT? 2300 block Northwest Dixon Street. A man reported that when he went to sleep Jan. 15, his 1997 Acura Integra was parked in his driveway, unlocked, with a dead battery. When he awoke, he found the car parked in the street.
TUESDAY, JAN. 14
CAR PROWL: Northwest 27th Street and Taylor Avenue. A man reported that sometime between 9 p.m. Jan. 13 and 12:15 p.m. Jan. 14, someone broke into a secured toolbox in the bed of his pickup and stole nearly $2,500 in fishing gear.
SUNDAY, JAN. 12
CAR VS. POWER POLE: 1:53 a.m., Northwest Buchanan Avenue and 11th Street. An officer assisted Benton County sheriff deputies who were handling a crash in which a vehicle went off the road, nearly struck a house and then traveled down the sidewalk and sheared a power pole. The driver, 19-year-old Tyler James Jacobo of Bandon, passed field-sobriety tests. He was arrested on a reckless driving charge and a marijuana possession violation.
THURSDAY, JAN. 16
BURNING VIOLATION: 1:28 p.m., 96560 Smith Lane, Monroe. Deputies assisted Corvallis Fire Department personnel who were called out on a burning complaint in Monroe. Firefighters warned the residents, who were burning portions of an old motor home, that it’s illegal to burn certain material, such as insulation, plastic and rubber. A no-burning order also was in effect at the time, due to air stagnation over the valley.
DUII: 12:49 a.m., Southwest Fourth Street and B Avenue. A deputy pulled over Lucas Cary Haskell, 26, of Corvallis, for not having a rear license plate light. Haskell failed field-sobriety tests and was arrested on a DUII charge. His blood alcohol content measured 0.15 percent.
DRUGS: 11:19 a.m., 24707 Territorial Highway, Monroe. Deputies executed a search warrant and cited and released Jordan Curtis Wiard, 20, of Monroe, on a felony charge of unlawful delivery of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school and a violation of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. Raymond Tucker Blackstone, 18, no fixed address, was arrested on a felony charge of methamphetamine possession.
CAR VS. MULE: 3:22 a.m., Highway 99W, 2 miles south of Corvallis. A 30-year-old woman was driving south on Highway 99W, south of Corvallis, when her car hit a mule in the road. Her friend drove her to the hospital, where she was treated for minor injuries. The mule, one of seven mules that was outside of the pen, died.
SUNDAY, JAN. 12
DUII: 2:27 a.m., Main Street and North 19th Street, Philomath. Daniel Stephen Ott, 31, of Philomath was pulled over on a traffic violation and then arrested on a DUII charge. Ott failed field-sobriety tests and refused to take a breath test.