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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 of crimes are considered innocent until proven otherwise.

THURSDAY, FEB. 7

VANDALISM: The Benton County Sheriff’s Office took a report of mailbox being knocked off its post and destroyed on the 30000 block of Fern Road.

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

SINGLE-VEHICLE CRASH: No one was injured in a single-vehicle crash at 2:15 p.m. on Fern Road near Powderhouse Road. The driver told the Benton County Sheriff’s Office that she didn’t know what caused the crash. The investigating deputy suspected she was using her cellphone while driving.

SUNDAY, FEB 10

BURGLAR ALARM: Philomath police responded at 12:32 p.m. for an activated burglar alarm at Philomath High School. The following day on Monday, Feb. 11, police learned that some minors had, indeed, entered the building on Sunday, Feb. 10.

METH: Philomath police arrested 36-year-old David R. Pasillas, of Eugene, and 30-year-old Megan Lynae McCarthy, of Philomath, each on a charge of possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop at 9:25 p.m. at 20th Street and College Street. Pasillas was additionally cited for failing to carry and present a driver’s license.

MONDAY, FEB. 11

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Philomath police responded at 1:45 a.m. to a report of two individuals appearing to be breaking into a storage unit at Applegate Storage. It turns out that the caller had observed two people entering their own storage unit.

LOG TRUCK CRASH: The Benton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched at 9 a.m. to the 39000 block of Luckiamute Road, about 14 miles northwest of Philomath, for a log truck crash. The truck was traveling east when its trailer went off the roadway, causing the truck to flip onto its side. No injuries were reported.

PUBLIC ASSIST: Philomath police responded at 3:40 a.m. to Highway 20, about 2 miles west of Philomath, for a report of a man sleeping near the roadway in a trash bag. The man told police he planned to walk to Alsea. The officer gave him a courtesy ride to Philomath so he would not be hit by a vehicle on the side of the road.

TUESDAY, FEB. 12

FRAUD: Philomath police responded to a report of the fraudulent use of a credit card.

THURSDAY, FEB. 14

POTENTIAL THEFT: Philomath police took a report of a license plate going missing from a vehicle. The complainant wasn’t sure if it was stolen or had fallen off the vehicle.

Fire Calls

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

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

PUBLIC ASSIST: 5:57 a.m., 24200 block of Gellatly Way.

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

MEDICAL: 10:37 a.m., 1200 block of Adams Street.

SMALL FIRE: 2:36 p.m., 100 block of Neabeack Hill Drive.

SINGLE-VEHICLE CRASH: No injuries, 2:41 p.m., Fern Road and Powderhouse Road.

SUNDAY, FEB. 10

UNINTENTIONAL ALARM: 7:30 p.m., 300 block of North 15th Street.

MEDICAL: 10:36 p.m., 1300 block of College Street.

MONDAY, FEB. 11

MEDICAL: 12 a.m., 1900 block of Chapel Drive.

LOG TRUCK CRASH: No injuries, 8:44 a.m., 39000 block of Luckiamute Road.

MEDICAL: 1:25 p.m., 100 block of North 14th Street.

MEDICAL: 8:07 p.m., 24000 block of Gellatly Way.

TUESDAY, FEB. 12

MEDICAL: 9:33 a.m., 1900 block of Chapel Drive.

MEDICAL: 7:39 p.m., 33000 block of Marys River Estates Road.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13

MEDICAL: 1:13 a.m., 100 block of North 14th Street.

MEDICAL: 12:44 p.m., 400 block of South 19th Street.

SATURDAY, FEB. 16

UNINTENTIONAL ALARM: 2:15 p.m., 500 block of South 19th Street.

MEDICAL: 3:06 p.m., 100 block of South 14th Street.

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