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Police Tape

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


SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: 9:45 a.m., 1300 block of Southwest Sunset Drive, Corvallis. A man reported receiving a phone call from someone who sounded like a young girl. The man said the caller stated she was with his daughter and asked if she could kidnap her. The man told police he called his daughter’s school to verify she was there and was safe. Police were unable to determine who made the phone call.

MAIL THEFT: 2:40 p.m., 1300 block of Northwest Harrison Boulevard, Corvallis. A woman reported finding an empty package on the sidewalk in front of her home. Police went to the address on the package. The resident said the tracking information stated the package was delivered at 2:40 p.m., but he did not arrive home until 5 p.m. The package contained an electronic toothbrush. No suspects were identified.


THEFT: 11 a.m., 1400 block of Southwest Third Street, Corvallis. Police responded to Fastenal for a report of a crow bar and hammer being stolen by a man in bike racing gear. Officers contacted Tejo Adams Pack, 38, just outside the store parking lot. Pack reportedly had the crowbar and hammer in his hands and told police he had stolen the items to project himself from a “dark aura.” Pack also reportedly said he put marijuana extract into his pre-workout before going on a bike ride, which he believes caused the “dark aura.” Police cited Pack for third-degree theft.

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Compiled by Lillian Schrock, who covers public safety for the Gazette-Times. She may be reached at 541-758-9548 or Follow her on Twitter at @LillieSchrock.