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Police Log

Editor’s note: This log includes incidents in which there might have been a public disturbance or risk to the public. Information comes from the Philomath 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.

FRIDAY, DEC. 22

HIT AND RUN: Philomath Police responded at 1:24 p.m. in the Vinwood Taphouse parking lot to a report of hit-and-run. A victim's pickup was struck between the hours of 6:15 and 9 p.m. Dec. 21.

SUNDAY, DEC. 24

VEHICLE CRASH: Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of a vehicle crash on Highway 20 near Lilly Hill Road, located between Philomath and Blodgett. The vehicle crashed into the ditch on the north side of the highway. The driver reported that he lost control on the ice.

VEHICLE CRASH: Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a crash on Highway 20 near Lilly Hill Road, located between Philomath and Blodgett. BCSO reported that a vehicle was traveling east on Highway 20 when it lost control on a right-hand curve while looking at a tow truck on the north side ditch retrieving another vehicle. The driver hit the brakes on an icy roadway, slid sideways onto the south shoulder of the road and hit an embankment. The vehicle was towed and there were injuries.

SECOND-DEGREE THEFT: Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an Old Peak Road location for a report of the theft of two batteries. The resident, who has logging equipment on Old Peak Road, reported that in the last two weeks, someone had removed two industrial batteries from a shovel. There were no immediate suspects.

METH POSSESSION: Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested, cited and released Laura Lee King, 47, on a charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine during a consent search for stolen property in her motor home on Old Peak Road. Deputies reportedly found a methamphetamine pipe with meth residue inside. King also reportedly gave deputies a second meth pipe.

MONDAY, DEC. 25

VEHICLE CRASH: The Benton County Sheriff's Office responded to Highway 20, milepost 44, between Philomath and Blodgett for a report of a single-vehicle rollover crash with injuries. BCSO reported that the vehicle was traveling west when it hit a patch of ice and lost control. The passenger's rear tire and bumper hit the embankment, spinning him into a tree and then back into the embankment. A passenger sustained a laceration to her head after hitting the tree and was transported by the Corvallis Fire Department to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.

TUESDAY, DEC. 26

DISTURBANCE: Philomath Police responded at 3:50 a.m. and again at 5:20 a.m. to the 200 block of North 14th Street for a report of a disturbance.

DOG AT LARGE: Philomath Police responded at 12:47 p.m. to the 100 block of North 19th Street of a loose dog. The dog was taken into custody by a citizen and transported to Heartland Humane Society by police.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 27

FALSE ALARM: Philomath Police responded at 4:33 a.m. to a motion alarm at Philomath Self Storage.

WARRANT ARREST: Philomath Police arrested Troy Hoban, 47, of Corvallis, on a confirmed Linn County warrant at 10:30 a.m. at Eighth and Tyler streets. Hoban was transported to Benton County Jail.

Fire Calls

Editor’s note: This log is based on information submitted to the newspaper by Philomath Fire & Rescue. Locations are approximate.

SATURDAY, DEC. 23

MEDICAL: 11:38 a.m., 1900 block of Chapel Drive.

SUNDAY, DEC. 24

MEDICAL: 6:30 a.m., 1300 block of Applegate Street.

MEDICAL: 7:48 a.m., 300 block of North 17th Street.

MEDICAL: 11:11 a.m., 100 block of James Street.

MONDAY, DEC. 25

CRASH: 7:08 a.m., Highway 20 and Priest Road.

MEDICAL: 2:35 p.m., 1000 block of Main Street.

TUESDAY, DEC. 26

UNKNOWN: 2:03 a.m., 24000 block of Llewellyn Road.

MEDICAL: 7:21 a.m., 1700 block of Main Street.

ASSISTANCE: 7:36 a.m., 200 block of North 14th Street.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 27

MEDICAL: 8:53 p.m., 32000 block of Powderhouse Road.

MEDICAL: 9:04 p.m., 23000 block of Knowlton Lane.

THURSDAY, DEC. 28

MEDICAL: 9:40 a.m., 24000 block of Highway 34.

MEDICAL: 1:35 p.m., 5000 block of Worth Way.

MEDICAL: 11:33 p.m., 32000 block of Powderhouse Road.

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