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
TUESDAY, NOV. 13
THEFT: 1700 block of Southwest Otana Drive. A woman reported that sometime during the past six or eight months, two necklaces were taken from her residence and she only recently discovered that they were missing. One necklace features a diamond in a gold bezel. The other features a gold $2.50 coin from 1915 in a gold rope bezel. The estimated value of the necklaces is $4,000.
MONDAY, NOV. 12
BURGLARY: 4:45 p.m., 400 block of Northwest Kings Boulevard. A woman reported that sometime between 2 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, and 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, her 13-inch MacBook Pro laptop computer was stolen from her bedroom. There was no sign of forced entry. The estimated value of the stolen laptop is $950.
FRIDAY, NOV. 9
BURGLARY: 1:53 p.m., 200 block of Northwest Polk Avenue. A man reported that sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, someone used a cinder block to break a basement window and enter. But it appears so far that nothing was taken.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7
BURGLARY: 2:06 p.m., 200 block of Northwest 13th Street. A man reported that sometime between noon and 2 p.m. Nov. 7, a Dell Inspiron laptop computer, a GPS unit, a Jordan brand backpack and an electric hair clipper kit were stolen from his apartment. Entry was made by removing the screen on a rear window. The estimated value of the stolen items is $645.
MONDAY, NOV. 5
BURGLARY: 3:53 p.m., 3400 block of Northwest Harrison Boulevard. A woman reported that sometime between noon and 3:50 p.m. Nov. 5 a triple plate tea set and several sterling silver spoons were stolen from her residence. Entry was gained by using a weight to break into a laundry room. The total value of the stolen items and the damage was estimated as $1,600.
SATURDAY, OCT. 27
BURGLARY: 3:34 a.m., 2500 block of Northwest Taylor Avenue. Anthony Thompson, 21, of Portland, and Keenan Ervin Caples, 21, of Portland, were arrested on charges of burglary in the first degree and theft in the in the first degree after they were found to be in possession of a stolen MacBook Pro laptop computer and an iPhone 5. Thompson also was arrested on charges of unlawful possession of meth and of marijuana (less than an ounce).
THURSDAY, NOV. 15
CITY SPEEDER: 11:24 p.m., Northwest Harrison Boulevard and 53rd Street. Matthew Everett Larson, 20, of Corvallis, was cited for a charge of speeding and warned about reckless driving after he sped away from a deputy who was attempting to stop him for a taillight infraction. The deputy noted in his report that the BMW reached speeds of 103 miles an hour on Harrison Boulevard during the pursuit.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14
SMASHING PUMPKINS: 24000 block of Alpine Road, Monroe. A man reported that — for the second time in a month or so — a pumpkin was smashed into his mailbox. He said that the same thing happened about two weeks before Halloween. He said he would replace the mailbox, which costs about $60. The same day a woman who lives in the 25000 block of Bellfountain Road reported that pumpkins had been smashed into her mailbox for the third time.
SUNDAY, NOV. 11
DUII: 2:17 a.m., Highway 99W and Milepost 71. Jennifer Leigh Helm, 21, of Forest Grove, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants after a deputy saw her vehicle weaving between the center line and fog line. Helm’s blood alcohol level was measured at 0.15 percent.
DUII: 1:42 a.m., Northeast Highway 99W and Lewisburg Road. Jacob Matthew Burger, 22, of Newberg, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence after being stopped for a traffic infraction. His blood alcohol content level was 0.09 percent. He also was charged with reckless driving and reckless endangering.