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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.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20

DUII: The Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jarod Wilson, 43, of Corvallis, on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants (drugs), reckless endangering and failing to carry or present a driver’s license following a traffic stop at 11:20 p.m. at the Highway 20/34 junction west of Philomath.

DUII: The Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Timothy Price, 33, of Gold Beach, on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants and on an outstanding warrant following a traffic stop at 11:42 p.m. on 14th Street near Applegate Street. He reportedly had a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

SINGLE-VEHICLE CRASH: The Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded at 9:45 a.m. to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 20 at Blodgett. The vehicle was reportedly traveling east when it crossed the center line, collided with the northside guardrail, continued east about 200 yards, and came to rest in the southside ditch near the Blodgett Country Store. No injuries were reported, and the vehicle was towed.

HEROIN: Philomath police arrested Spencer J.R. Johnston, 27, of Covington, Washington, on a heroin possession charge following a traffic stop at 8:33 p.m. at 15th Street and Applegate Street.

VEHICLE VS. DEER: The Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded at 6:31 p.m. to a vehicle vs. deer crash on Highway 20 about 4 miles west of Blodgett. No injuries were reported and the vehicle had more than $2,500 in damage but was still able to be driven.

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

THEFT: The Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded at 5:32 p.m. to a report from a woman who was victimized at the Alsea Falls parking lot. After returning to her vehicle after away for about 10 minutes to look at the falls, the woman found her driver’s door window broken and the rear hatch window broken with damage estimated at over $1,000 and numerous belongings missing totaling over $100. The suspect vehicle is a late 1990s or early 2000s Ford Explorer or something similar, which was in the parking lot when she arrived and gone when she returned.

TRESPASS: Philomath police arrested Gregory J. Mather, 30, of Corvallis, on criminal trespass and criminal mischief charges. Police had responded at 3:01 a.m. to a report of a business alarm at Philomath Laundromat but the building appeared to be secured. From reviewing video, it was discovered that an individual, later identified as Mather, had concealed himself inside the building while the laundromat closed and spent the night.

CRASH: The Benton County Sheriff’s Office and Philomath police responded at 12:43 p.m. to a rollover crash on Highway 20 near Woods Creek Road. No other information was available.

MONDAY, JAN. 28

NO LICENSE: Philomath police arrested Barry Layne Cope Jr., 38, of Grand Ronde, for failing to carry and present an operator’s license following at stop at 9:53 p.m. on Highway 20 at Lilly Hill Road.

Fire Calls

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

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

MEDICAL: 5:26 a.m., 1300 block of Applegate Street.

CRASH: 9:46 a.m., Highway 20 near Blodgett.

ILLEGAL BURN: 7:09 p.m., Fern Road and Powder House Road.

MEDICAL: 10:14 p.m., 500 block of North Ninth Street.

MEDICAL: 11:54 p.m., 300 block of North 16th Lane.

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

TRAFFIC CRASH: 12:45 p.m., Highway 20 near Woods Creek Road.

MEDICAL: 3:46 p.m., Highway 34 near SW Brooklane Drive, Corvallis.

SMOKE INVESTIGATION: 6:17 p.m., 2400 block of Newton Street.

MONDAY, JAN. 28

MEDICAL: 3:56 a.m., 1400 block of Applegate Street.

MEDICAL: 11:26 a.m., 100 block of North Eighth Street.

ILLEGAL BURN: 7:49 p.m., 100 block of North 14th Street.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30

MEDICAL: 4:41 p.m., 200 block of South 13th Street.

CAR FIRE: 5:10 p.m., 500 block of North 19th Street.

THURSDAY, JAN. 31

ILLEGAL BURN: 9:16 p.m., 100 block of North 14th Street.

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