Daily Activity Log

Listed below are recent incidents responded to by the Benton County Sheriff's Office. This report does not reflect all Sheriff's Office activities and is updated as time and personnel allows.

7/22/19 - FAIL TO APPEAR-BENCH WARRANT.  ON 7/22/19, AT APPROXIMATELY 0215, DEPUTIES WERE PREPARING INCOMING JAIL TRANSPORT FILES. THERE WAS A NOTE IN EPICA PREUITT, 47, FILE THAT SAID THAT SHE HAD A WARRANT OUT OF LINN CO JUSTICE COURT FOR PV CONTEMPT, BAIL $12500.00. DEPUTIES CONTACTED DISPATCH AND THEY CONFIRMED THE WARRANT. THE WARRANT WAS SERVED ON PREUITT WHO WAS LOCATED AT THE BENTON COUNTY JAIL UPON RETURNING ON TRANSPORTS.
7/22/19 - FAIL TO APPEAR-BENCH WARRANT.  ON 7/21/19, AT APPROXIMATELY 2358, DEPUTIES WERE PREPARING TO FORCE RELEASE PONDELICK, ANDREW, 23, DUE TO OVERCROWDING. DEPUTIES RAN PONDELICK AND IT SHOWED THAT HE HAD A WARRANT OUT OF LINN CO FOR FTA PCS METH NO BAIL.  DEPUTIES CONFIRMED THE WARRANT WITH DISPATCH AND LINN CO GAVE A CITE DATE. THE WARRANT WAS SERVED ON PONDELICK WHO WAS LOCATED IN THE BENTON COUNTY JAIL 190 NW 4TH STREET IN CORVALLIS.
7/22/19 - POSS METHAMPHETAMINE (MISD) PARAPHERNALIA; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2; PAROLE VIOLATION; FAIL TO APPEAR-BENCH WARRANT; WARRANT ARREST (LW ONLY).  On July 21, 2019 at about 10:30 pm, Deputies contacted Jeremiah Louis Jones, 30, for trespassing in the tree farm near 53rd and West Hills. Jones had three confirmed warrants for his arrest: PV-Benton County, warrant, no bail; Lincoln County FTA Harassing Communications, bail $10002; Philomath Muni Court Criminal Trespass I, $5000 bail. Deputies arrested Jones and transported him to the Benton County Jail where he was lodged.
7/22/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Saturday, July 20, 2019, at about 2:50 A.M., deputies arrested Felipe Leo Morfin, 30, for multiple warrants. Morfin was transported to the jail where he was booked and lodged.
7/22/19 - CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On July 20, 2019, at 12:04 AM, deputies walked through all the wooded property on the Northeast Corner of SW 53rd Street and SW West Hills Road in Corvallis. All Transient camps appear to have been abandoned and no one was located trespassing on the property.
7/22/19 - THEFT 2 – OTHER.  On Thursday, July 18, 2019, at approximately 8:30 P.M., deputies were dispatched to contact a resident regarding a theft of two kayaks, an outboard motor, and a marine battery. He said sometime between approximately 5:30 P.M. on July 17th, 2019 and 5:30 P.M. on July 17th, someone stole two green Emotion sit inside kayaks, an older outboard motor, and a marine battery from his dock on the river side of his property. There are no suspects.
7/22/19 - THEFT 2 – DECEPTION.  On Thursday, July 18, 2019 at approximately 5:35 P.M., deputies spoke with a victim regarding fraud. He told reported someone he knows from church had his email, "hacked," and they emailed him requesting Amazon gift cards. He said he provided 5-$100.00 dollar Amazon gift cards scanned in an email. Four of these were recovered and reimbursed to his account.
7/22/19 - FAIL TO APPEAR-BENCH WARRANT.  On July 17, 2019 at around 5:50 P.M., deputies contacted Denise RIHIMAKI, 44, on the 2300 block of NW 9th Street. RIHIMAKI was later arrested, cited and released for a confirmed warrant.
7/22/19 – BURGLARY 1.  On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at about 11:23 am, deputies were dispatched to the 1700 block of McBee Road for the report of a cold burglary. Jewelry items and car keys were taken. There was no forced entry into the home.
7/22/19 - POSS/MANUF/DEL CONT`L SUB SCH 4; DUII – DRUGS.  On July 17, 2019 at about 1:19 AM, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle traffic crash on Greenberry Rd, about ½ a mile east of Bellfountain Rd. Deputies responded and subsequently arrested Chani Jacobsen, 25, for DUII- Drugs and Possession of a schedule IV controlled substance.
7/22/19 - INTERFERE W/ PEACE OFFICER - DIS CONDUCT; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2; PROBATION VIOLATION.  On July 12, 2019, at about 9:00 pm, deputies arrested Wesley Jarel Hill, 30, in the tree farm near 53rd and West Hills after he took off running from another deputy. Hill had a confirmed Linn County Circuit Court warrant for Probation Violation. Deputies transported Hill to the Benton County Jail where he was lodged on his warrant, Criminal Trespass II and Interfering.
7/22/19 - THEFT 2 - VEH PARTS/ACC.  On Tuesday June 11, 2019 at about 3:00 P.M., deputies spoke with and arrested Robert Mercer, 61, for theft II on Territorial Highway near Dragon Dr. Mercer was later released on citations. Deputies removed the stolen license plates from the vehicle Mercer was driving.
7/22/19 - THEFT 2 – SHOPLIFT; IDENTITY THEFT; POSS HEROIN (MISD).  On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at around 9:00 PM, detectives observed a vehicle occupied by MEGAN BURKE, 26, and NATHANIEL DODSON, 34, engaged in suspected retail theft at the Safeway on Philomath Boulevard in Corvallis. Philomath Police stopped the vehicle for a traffic violation as it left the area and a search following an alert by a drug detecting K9 yielded drug paraphernalia and stolen merchandise. DODSON was cited for Identity Theft, Theft II, and Unlawful Possession of Heroin (Misdemeanor). BURKE was cited for Unlawful Possession of Heroin (Misdemeanor).
7/22/19 - POSS METHAMPHETAMINE (MISD); LITTERING.  On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at around 3:30 PM, deputies observed a vehicle occupied by two Individuals later identified as CURTIS ANDRADA, 34, and KENDRA GOFORTH, 31, in the area of the Bottle Drop in Corvallis. Deputies saw GOFORTH throw a partially-full, plastic soft drink cup out her window right before the vehicle turned onto Buchanan Avenue. A consent search of the vehicle yielded drug paraphernalia. ANDRADA was cited for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (Misdemeanor). GOFORTH was cited for Offensive Littering.
7/18/19 - ASSAULT PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER; INTERFERE W/ PEACE OFFICER - DIS CONDUCT RESTAURANT; RESISTING ARREST - SIMPLE ASLT RESTAURANT; DISORDERLY CONDUCT 2.  On July 17, 2019, at around 5:55 p.m., deputies were on the 23000 block of NW 9th St on a warrant service when Derek Ian Harris, 48, began interfering with an investigation. Harris became combative and fought while being taken into custody, and was eventually tased. Harris was lodged at the Benton County Jail for Assault on a Public Safety Officer, Interfering, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct II.
7/18/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On July 17, 2019 at about 12:10 AM I stopped and arrested Rikki Phillips, 37, on the 600 block of SW Western Blvd for and outstanding Lane County warrant. Case cleared by arrest.
7/18/19 - POSS HEROIN (FELONY); FAIL TO APPEAR-BENCH WARRANT; POSS METHAMPHETAMINE (MISD); POSS/MANUF/DEL CONT`L SUB SCH 3; FEL DELIVER METH.  On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at approximately 4:40 PM, deputies contacted and MEGAN BURKE and BRANDON MCCULLOUGH at BURKE`S vehicle in a parking lot of 2400 NW Kings Boulevard in Corvallis. Deputies arrested BURKE on a confirmed felony warrant. A consent search of BURKE`S vehicle yielded various amounts of Heroin, Methamphetamine, Suboxone, and drug paraphernalia. BURKE was charged with Unlawful Possession of Heroin, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (Misdemeanor), and Unlawful Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor). MCCULLOUGH was cited for Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (Misdemeanor).
7/18/19 – ACCIDENT VEHILCE INJURY.  On July 16, 2019, at 3:43am, Unit #1 was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 near milepost 37 in Blodgett. Unit #1 lost control and crashed into the Guardrail. The driver of Unit #1 had minor injuries, but refused medical attention
7/18/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY.  On July 16, 2019, at 3:43am, Unit #1 was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 near milepost 37 in Blodgett. Unit #1 lost control and crashed into the Guardrail. The driver of Unit #1 had minor injuries, but refused medical attention.
7/18/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Monday July 15, 2019 at about 6:15 P.M., Tracy Whipps, 49, was located on the 26000 block of Alpine Rd in Monroe for a confirmed Linn County warrant for contempt of court and arrested and transported to Linn County jail for her warrant.
7/18/19 – CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2.  On Monday, July 15th, 2019, at 5:49 p.m., a parked at his girlfriend`s house located on the 4200 block of NE Hwy 20, Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon. He stated it occurred sometime between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on 07/13/2019. Unknown how damage occurred.
7/17/19 - ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ. On Monday, July 15, 2019, at about 7:30 AM, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Bellfountain Road, near SW Inavale Way, near Philomath. They arrived to find a vehicle off the road, west of the southbound lane, facing north. The vehicle was facing North in a ditch and was unoccupied. They towed the vehicle and later found the driver at his workplace, who said he was driving south on Bellfountain Road and used his brakes while trying to stop. He said the car began to slide on the water and he spun around, eventually ending up in the ditch, facing the wrong way. He said he tried to drive his car out but was unable.
7/17/19 - ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ.  On Sunday, July 14th, 2019, at 7:52 p.m., deputies responded to NE Hwy 20 and Granger Ave, Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon for a non-injury two-vehicle crash. Upon arriving, deputies contacted both drivers. Veh #1 was stopped at the stop sign on Granger Ave, waiting to turn north on NE Hwy 20. Veh #2 was traveling south on NE Hwy 20 at a stated speed of 65 MPH. Driver of Veh #2 saw Veh #1 stopped at the stop sign. Veh #1 then started to make the turn, in front of Veh #2. Veh #2 applied the brakes, and swerved to the left. Veh #2 was not able to avoid the collision. Both drivers said they did not have any injuries.
7/17/19 - ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY.  On Saturday, July 13, 2019, at about 11:41 am, deputies were dispatched to a motorcycle crash on Mary`s Peak Road near mile post 8. The operator said he was headed west on Mary`s Peak Road. He came into a corner to fast and applied too much rear break, causing the motorcycle to slide out from under him. He said he thought his left leg was broken at the knee. No other vehicles where involved and the motorcycle did not appear to have any damage.
7/17/19 - HARASSMENT PHYSICAL CONTACT/SIMPLE ASSAULT.  On Thursday, July 12, 2019, at about 8:50 AM, deputies were dispatched to an assault on the 9100 block of Newton Street in Adair Village. Deputies arrived and spoke with a resident regarding an assault that recently occurred. She said a resident, Paul Arteaga, 78, backed his wheel chair into Anna and pulled her hair. Deputies issued an Arrest citation to Paul for Harassment and left it on his desk.
7/17/19 – ASSAULT 4.  On June 14, 2019, deputies responded to the 200 block of NW 53rd St. for a reported assault. Donald Wayne Johnson, 46, was arrested and lodged at Benton County Jail.
7/17/19 – THEFT 2 FROM VEHICLE.  On July 14, 2019, a resident reported a theft of a tool bag containing about $600 worth of tools from the back of his truck while parked on the 7000 block of NW Mountain View Drive. No suspects.
7/17/19 - DISORDERLY CONDUCT 2; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On July 15, 2019, at 2331 hours, deputies responded to the wooded area on West Hills Road near Sylvia Street in Corvallis for a disturbance. Neighbors in the area reported hearing a female yelling continuously somewhere in the wooded area. The area where the yelling was coming from was private property, which the owner has been having issues with transients. The owner has requested BCSO take enforcement action if people are caught on the property. Upon arrival, Laila Rain, 53, and John Tucker, 46, were extremely intoxicated and having a verbal dispute at a campsite on the property. Rain was cited for Disorderly Conduct II and Criminal Trespass II. Tucker was cited for Criminal Trespass II. Rain and Tucker were both advised to vacate the property.
7/17/19 - VIOL RESTRAINING ORDER.  On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019, at about 10:00 p.m., deputies received information from the Corvallis Police Department regarding a possible restraining order violation that occurred within the jurisdiction of the Sheriff`s Office. Robert Graham, 46, violated the conditions of a restraining order by contacting through a third party via Facebook.
7/17/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at about 8:15 PM, deputies stopped a car at Hwy 99W and milepost 99 in Monroe and arrested the driver, RYAN DOUGLAS MERCKLING, 23, and the passenger ARIEL SARFINA JANTZE, 22, on outstanding Lane County Circuit Court Warrants.

7/17/19 – MENACING; UNLAW USE OF WEAPON; COERCION; ASSAULT 2.  On Monday, July 8, 2019 at approximately 3pm, deputies spoke with residents regarding an incident that occurred on Saturday July 6 at their residence on Independence Highway. On July 11, 2019, deputies arrested Eric HALE, 52, for attempted assault second degree, menacing, coercion and unlawful use of a weapon.

7/17/19 - USING INVALID DL.  On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019, deputies stopped JEREMY PAUL TYCER, 35, on Hwy 20/Hwy 223. TYCER was cited and released for Using An Invalid License.
7/17/19 - DWS MIS OTHER ROAD; WARRANT ARREST.  On Monday, July 8th, 2019, deputies stopped DAVID LEWIS SANDERS, 47, on Philomath Blvd at 26th St. SANDERS was arrested for Driving While Revoked (Misdemeanor) and three outstanding Warrants. SANDERS was cited and released on all charges.
7/17/19 - ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ.  On Monday, July 8th, 2019, at 11:12 p.m., deputies responded to a single vehicle crash on NE Hwy 20 near NE Steele Ave, Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon.  Veh #1 was traveling westbound on NE Hwy 20 at a stated 55 MPH. The driver of Veh #1 saw two headlights of a vehicle coming towards him traveling the opposite direction. Driver of Veh #1 stated the vehicle coming towards him swerved into his lane of travel. Driver of Veh #1 swerved towards the ditch and off the roadway. Veh #1 damaged a ditch bridge of the nearby residence. Driver of Veh #1 was not injured. The other vehicle was unable to be identified.
7/17/19 - ASSAULT 2; MENACING; STRANGULATION; RECKLESS ENDANGERING; UNLAW USE OF WEAPON.  On Sunday, July 7, 2019, at about 1:30 PM, deputies were dispatched to a prior assault complaint on the 30000 block of Slow Lane, near Philomath. They arrived on scene to speak with a victim regarding an assault that occurred on July 6, 2019, at about 10:30 PM, while he was at a bonfire. He stated he was kicked, punched, choked, and cut by a knife while in a fight with Trenten Duerksen, 19. Multiple witnesses confirm Trenten choking the victim and having a knife held at his neck. Deputies arrested Trenten for Assault II, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing, Strangulation, and Reckless endangering. Trenten was transported and lodged in the Benton County Jail.
7/17/19 - BURGLARY 2 – RESIDENCE; CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2; THEFT 2 - FROM BUILDING.  On Saturday, July 6, 2019, at about 3:30 PM, deputies were dispatched to a burglary on the 26000 block of Alpine Road, near Monroe. The resident said she came home after being gone for about 3 hours and saw her house appeared to have been broken into. The only items taken were her daughters "costume" jewelry with an aggregate total of about $500 dollars to be missing. There was also damage to the jewelry box worth about $75 dollars, and to a Kindle tablet worth about $40 dollars. She said everything of value was still in the home; she did not lock the doors and the back door was open when she came home.
7/16/19 – DWS MIS. On Sunday, July 14, 2019, at about 11am, deputies cited and released Wendelyn STEPHENS, 23, for driving while suspended misdemeanor near 3rd and Twin Oaks in Corvallis.
7/16/19 - WARRANT ARREST; FALSE INFO TO POLICE OFFICER - FALSE INFO.  On Friday, July 12, 2019, at approximately 8:39 P.M. Deputies were checking the wooded area located on the northeast corner of the intersection of West Hills Rd and SW 53rd Street and located ROBERT DANTLEY MCDANIELS who had multiple active warrants for his arrest. When attempting to identify ROBERT he provided the name JEFFREY SANDERS HUGHES, to attempt to avoid being identified for purposes of the warrants he knew he had. Deputies transported ROBERT to the Benton County Jail where he was booked on the warrants and issued a criminal citation for False Information to Peace Officer for purposes of a warrant.
7/16/19 – FAIL TO APPEAR.  On July 12, 2019 at around 6:15 P.M., deputies were in the area of 325 NW 2nd Street when they saw a female and a male in a physical altercation. They contacted Kimberly Diane EMMONS, 50. EMMONS was cited for a confirmed warrant and warned for disorderly conduct.
7/16/19 - INFO-SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE.  On Thursday, July 11, 2019 at about 7:40 AM, deputies were dispatched to found property at Independence Highway and Camp Adair Road, in the gravel pull out just north of the intersection. They arrived to have a Benton County Public Works employee point out needles he found in the work site. Deputies saw the needles were still capped and in their packaging. The needled appeared to be unused. They collected the three needles to be disposed of and quickly looked through the rest of the area for any additional needles or other possible illicit drug material but did not locate any.
7/16/19 - MAIL THEFT; POSS METHAMPHETAMINE (FELONY); MIS DWS; WARRANT ARREST; POSS/MANUF/DEL CONT`L SUB SCH 4.  On July 11, 2019 at about 2:00 AM, deputies stopped and arrested Zachary Taylor, 39, and Samantha Meadows, 20, for various crimes including unlawful possession of methamphetamine, DWS- Misdemeanor, mail theft, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, and a Lebanon municipal warrant.
7/16/19 – FUGITIVE OUT OF STATE.  On Thursday, July 11, 2019, around 1:24 A.M., deputies arrested Austin Grunewald, 19, on a felony warrant out of Wisconsin. Grunewald was transported to the Benton County Jail and lodged.
7/16/19 - RECKLESS DRIVING OTHER ROAD; ELUDE VEHICLE.  On July 7, 2019 at approximately 5:00PM, deputies were eastbound on Highway 20 near milepost 1. They observed a yellow motorcycle westbound, traveling at 85 MPH. The motorcycle sped up, turned onto Polk Ave and northbound, against traffic, onto 4th St. The motorcycle rider, later identified as James HUMPHREYS, 55, attempted to hide behind a campervan in a parking lot off 4th St. James HUMPHREYS admitted to running from deputies because he was `scared`. HUNPHREYS said it was a `stupid` thing to do. Deputies arrested James HUMPHREYS for Reckless Driving and Elude. HUMPHREYS was issued criminal citations en lieu of custody and released. HUMPHREYS was also issued a citation for Violation of Basic Rule.
7/16/19 - BURGLARY 2; THEFT 3; CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On Friday, July 5, 2019, at about 1:30 PM, deputies were dispatched to a burglary on the 25000 block of Highway 99W, near Monroe. Deputies spoke to the resident who stated a shed and barn had been broken into. He showed deputies where someone bent a shed door to look inside and where the suspect also lifted a barn garage door to gain access inside. He said the only items he could confirm had been taken were about five vintage license plates, worth about $15 dollars each.
7/10/19 - HARASSMENT; PHYSICAL CONTACT/SIMPLE ASSAULT.  On Sunday, July 7th, 2019, at 7:59 p.m., deputies responded to the Benton County Jail located at 190 NW 5th St, Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon for a cold assault complaint. Diana Roberts, 37, was issued a citation for Harassment for slapping a Deputy on the forearm.
7/10/19 - THEFT 1; IDENTITY THEFT SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE.  On Sunday, July 7, 2019, at approximately 9:15am, deputies responded to the 5000 block of NW Springhill Drive for a report of fraudulent activity. The resident reported his Verizon account was used to ship an item to an address in Albany.
7/10/19 - HARASSMENT PHYSICAL.  On July 6, 2019, at about 9:46 pm, deputies were dispatched to an argument on South Fork Rd about 1 mile east of Alsea Falls Campground. Charles Thomas Fisher, 35, got into an argument with a man. During the argument, Fisher punched him in the face causing reddening. Deputies arrested Fisher for Harassment and transported him to the Benton County Jail.
7/10/19 - WARRANT ARREST.  On Saturday, July 6, 2019, at about 10:10 P.M., deputies arrested Erin Winona Mcclung, 27, on the 4000 block of West Hills Road. Mcclung had 4 warrants for her arrest. Deputies transported Mcclung to the Benton County Jail where she was booked and released.
7/10/19 - CRIMINAL TRESPASS 1.  On Saturday, July 6, 2019 at about 9:05 P.M., deputies were dispatched to the 31000 block of Peterson Road for a report of a male in a field, lighting matches and throwing them in the grass. Philomath Police arrived before them and they were both unable to locate anyone in the area.
7/10/19 - FAIL CARRY/PRESENT OP LICENSE.  On Saturday, July 6, 2019, at about 4:30 PM, deputies were on routine patrol in the area of SW 3rd Street in Corvallis, near SE Alexander Road. They initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle, which was being driven by Gabriel Perez Sierra, 39. Deputies arrested Gabriel for Failure to Carry and Present and issued him with an arrest citation, in addition to a citation for other traffic violations.
7/9/19 – DUII DRUGS; DWS MIS.  On Friday, July 5, 2019 at 8:10am, deputies arrested Grayling SMITH, 67 for driving under the influence of intoxicants and driving while suspended misdemeanor. He provided a breath sample of 0.00% BAC. Deputy LUNDY performed a drug evaluation on SMITH and believed him to be under the influence of cannabis.
7/9/19 - BURGLARY 2; THEFT 2; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, deputies spoke with a resident by telephone regarding a theft. Sometime in the last week, someone had come onto his property on the 1500 block of SE Alexander Ave and stole a red 5 gallon gas can with gas in it, a Primus brand camp stove and a coffee cup totaling $150. Luke wanted to make a report, if similar crimes have been committed in the area. No suspect information.
7/9/19 – IMPROPER USE OF 911.  On July 8, 2019, at about midnight, deputies were on routine patrol in the area of the 4500 block of SW West Hills Rd. Deputies arrested Andrew Flath, 55, after he called 911 without a reasonable threat to life of property.
7/9/19 - BURGLARY 2; CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On Saturday, July 6, 2019, at approximately 11am, deputies were dispatched to the1000 block of SE Kiger Island Drive for a report of a burglary. The resident reported the vacant residence belonging to him, was entered within the last week. It is not known if any property was removed.
7/9/19 - INTERFERE W/ PEACE OFFICER; FALSE INFO TO POLICE OFFICER - FALSE INFO.  On Friday, July 5, 2019, at about 5:30 P.M., Robert Dantley Mcdaniel, 32, ran from deputies after providing them with a fake name. Robert had multiple warrants for his arrest. Robert ran into the tree farm where many Corvallis social services are telling transients and criminals to live, located at 53rd Street and West Hills Road.
7/9/19 - CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2 – VANDALISM; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On Thursday, July 4, 2019, at about 7:00 am, deputies were dispatched to speak with a resident regarding an open gate. She stated someone opened a gate on her property and released 28 cows and some horses. She recovered all the farm animals and secured the gate. She wanted to file a report, in the event this happened again in the future.
7/9/19 - ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY.  On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, around 7:50 P.M., deputies were dispatched to a vehicle crash on South Fork Road near milepost 6. A driver crashed his vehicle after trying to pass another vehicle. The driver was transported to the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center with complaints of pain.
7/9/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On July 2, 2019, at about 9:30 PM, deputies were dispatched to the front of the Law Enforcement center where they issued Crystal Strickland, 29, a citation in lieu of custody for a Lebanon Municipal warrant.
7/9/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJURY.  On Monday, July 1, 2019, at about 5:00 pm, deputies were dispatched to Peterson Road near Cougar Lane for a report of a vehicle crash. Deputies arrived and spoke with the driver, who stated his vehicle started to pull hard to the right. He said he was unable to keep from crashing into the utility pole with the passenger side of the vehicle.
7/1/19 – FUGITIVE OUT OF STATE.  On Monday, July 1, 2019, at approximately 4pm, deputies arrested Timbra MILLER, 18, at 3rd and Wake Robin for a confirmed warrant out of the state of Missouri. Deputies transported her to the Benton County Jail.
7/1/19 - MENACING - INTIMIDATE/THRT; UNLAW USE OF WEAPON.  On July 1, 2019, at about 4:38 am, deputies were dispatched to the 24000 block of Old Peak Rd, Philomath. A resident reported getting into an argument with his landlord, Daniel Bruce Farmer, 59. Farmer shot a gun off inside his residence during the argument. Farmer was arrested for Menacing and Unlawful Use of a Weapon and lodged in the Benton County Jail.
6/27/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJURY.  On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at approximately 11:53 A.M., Vehicle 1 was driving west on Crescent Valley Drive. Vehicle 1 lost control while negotiating a curve, causing the vehicle to crash into a ditch on the south side of the road and swerve across the road. The vehicle came to rest facing east in the south ditch.
6/27/19 – THEFT 1; FRAUDULENT USE CREDIT CARD – FEL; UNLAWFUL ENTRY MOTOR VEHICLE.  On June, 25, 2019, at 9:35 PM, deputies were dispatched to the 4800 block of NE Highway 20 in Corvallis for a Theft from Vehicle. The owner said an unknown person entered her unlocked vehicle within the last 24 hours and stole two credit cards. The suspect attempted to make a $2,100 purchase at the Best Buy in Springfield on June 24, 2019, at about 1:30 PM. The transaction was declined and the credit cards were canceled.
6/27/19 - Bloomfield, Michael David (W M, 49) Arrest on chrg of Using Invalid Dl (M), at Lobster Valley Road/mp 4, Alsea, on 06/26/2019.
6/27/19 - O`hearn, Lance Chandler (W M, 19) was Arrested on chrg of Harassment Physical (M), on the 25000 block of Webster Ave, Monroe, on 06/25/2019.
6/27/19 - Dillard, Anita Ilene (W F, 56) Arrest on chrg of Assault 4 - Simple Aslt Domestic (M), on the  25000 block of Webster Ave, Monroe, on 06/25/2019.
6/27/19 – PROBATION VIOLATION.  On June 23, 2019 at about 11:20 pm, deputies stopped James Lee Knight, 48, on Hwy 20 near MP 9 for improper positioning upon a roadway. Knight had a confirmed no bail Oregon State Parole Board warrant for Parole Violation. Knight was arrested and transported to the Benton County Jail where he was lodged.
6/27/19 – UUV.  On Sunday, June 23, 2019, at about 1:00 pm, deputies spoke with a man on the phone regarding a stolen Vespa scooter. He stated the Vespa broke down on Highway 99W near Harmony Lane Saturday June 22, 2019 at about 5:00 pm. He then stated he left the Vespa on the shoulder of the Highway. He returned that day to retrieve the Vespa with a trailer and it was gone.
6/27/19 - FRAUDULENT USE CREDIT CARD – MISD.  On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, at 4:49 p.m., deputies responded to the 24000 block of Evergreen Rd, Philomath, Benton County, Oregon for a report of a fraud. A man reported his son uploaded his credit card information on Facebook, and was sending money using his account. Total money sent equals $79.99 over two transactions.
6/27/19 - CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 1 - RESULT CRIMINAL ACT; DUII - BAC TEST REFUSED; RECKLESS DRIVING.  On Saturday, June 22, 2019 at approximately 12:56 P.M., deputies were dispatched to the area of Highway 20 and Circle Boulevard for report of a single vehicle motor vehicle crash. Deputies later arrested KORI ANN PUTMAN, 37, for DUII, Criminal Mischief I, and Reckless Driving. KORI refused the breath test and a search warrant was obtained for her blood. Deputies booked KORI into the Benton County Jail on the above charges. KORI’s vehicle was towed from the scene due to damage and her dog who was in the vehicle at the time of the crash was taken to Heartland Humane Society.
6/27/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJURY.  On Thursday, June 20, 2019, at approximately 4:04 P.M., deputies were dispatched to the area of Mountain View drive and Leprechaun Lane for report of a single vehicle non-injury crash. Deputies arrived and spoke with the driver of unit 1 who said she had been driving west on NW Mountain View Drive, when an eastbound vehicle approached her and veered into her lane. She said she had to swerve right to avoid a head on collision and ended up crashing into three mailboxes and going into the blackberries / bushes / trees. The vehicle was towed due to damage.
6/27/19 – THEFT 1; UNLAWFUL ENTRY INTO MOTOR VEHICLE.  On Thursday, June 20, 2019 at about 8:30 am, deputies were dispatched to the 4100 block of NE Asbahr Place for a reported unlawful entry in a motor vehicle. Deputies contacted reporting person on the telephone. Someone stole several items from his vehicle. Two pieces of lawn equipment were taken out of the bed of his pickup. Three items were taken from inside the cab of his pickup.
6/27/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJURY.  On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019, at 8:03 p.m., deputies responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle crash on NE Hwy 20 at Milepost 5. The driver of the vehicle was driving eastbound, and for an unknown reason was distracted. The vehicle in front of him was slowing to turn left. Vehicle #1 avoided hitting the vehicle in front him by swerving right into the ditch. Driver of Vehicle #1 was not injured.
6/27/19 - RECKLESS ENDANGERING; DUII - DRUGS; RECKLESS DRIVING.  On Wednesday June 19, 2019 at about 11:20 A.M., deputies were dispatched to Highway 20 near Mustang Ln. for a crash. Gilbert Hearn, 56, crashed was traveling west on Highway 20 and crashed into another vehicle, which caused that driver to crash into another vehicle. Hearn was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital for his injuries. Hearn was cited for DUII, Reckless Driving and Reckless Endangering.
6/26/19 – THEFT 3; POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE SCHEDULE 4.  On June 24, 2019 at about 11:00 PM, deputies responded to the 6300 block of NW Vineyard Drive for a reported theft of prescription meds.  Karen Wycoff, 65, had stolen prescription medication. Karen was cited for PCS- Schedule IV and Theft III.
6/26/19 – BURGLARY 2/RESIDENCE.  On Monday June 24, 2019 at about 12:00 P.M., deputies arrived on the 300 block of NE Carmen PL. regarding a burglary. The residence had been broken into between the 22nd and early that morning. There was no noticeable damage and due to the house being vacant, nothing was taken. No suspect information.
6/26/19 – POSS METHAMPHETAMINE; WARRANT ARREST (x2).  On June 24, 2019 at about 3:00 AM, deputies arrested Rikki Phillips, 37, near NW Rennie and NW 2nd Street for two warrants and PCS Methamphetamine.
6/26/19 – POSS HEROIN.  On Sunday, June 16, 2019 at approximately 9:20 P.M., deputies stopped BRITTANY MILES, 29, in the area of Highway 99W and Lewisburg Ave for failure to signal within 100 feet. While completing a citation, a BCSO narcotics K9 made a positive alert for the presence of narcotics inside the vehicle. A probable cause search yielded heroin and drug paraphernalia. Deputies arrested BRITTANY and released her with a criminal citation for Unlawful Possession of Heroin.
6/26/19 – ACCIDENT NO INJURIES.  On June 14, 2019 at about 4:27 p.m., deputies I responded to a rollover crash at Springhill Dr and Country Club Dr. There were no injuries. Deputies cited the driver, for No Valid DL.
6/26/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Thursday, June 13, 2019 at approximately 10:11 P.M., deputies located ANDREW GERALD WINDOM, 44, at his residence located on the 26000 block of Fudge Road, Alsea. ANDREW had an active felony warrant for his arrest. Deputies transported ANDREW to the Benton County Jail where he was lodged.
6/26/19 - BURGLARY 2; THEFT 1; CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2 – VANDALISM; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On Wednesday June 12, 2019 at about 12:45 P.M., deputies arrived on the 1000 block of SE Kiger Island Dr. for a burglary. The resident stated a gas auger, Honda Rototiller ($800), a battery for a tractor, three doors, windows, security cameras, tools, gates, and locks have been damaged, or stolen. They said the total repairs and losses are in excess of $1,000. No suspects.
6/25/19 - ASSAULT PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER; MENACING - INTIMIDATE/THRT; FAIL TO APPEAR 2; CONTEMPT OF COURT; CONTEMPT OF COURT; HARASSMENT PHYSICAL CONTACT/SIMPLE ASSAULT; RESISTING ARREST.  On June 22, 2019, at 10:34 PM, deputies responded to the 400 block of NW Cheri Place in Albany and contacted Brandon Mink, 39, who had three Linn County Warrants.  He resisted arrest and assaulted a deputy. Brandon was lodged at the Benton County Jail for Assault on a Public Safety Officer, Resisting Arrest, Menacing, Harassment and his three confirmed warrants.
6/25/19 – BURGLARY 1; THEFT 3; CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On 6/22/2019, at about 9:00 pm, Eric Ward Nelson, 19, was trespassing and damaging property inside a residence on the 1500 block of SE Alexander Ave, Corvallis. Deputies arrested Nelson for Burg I, Criminal Mischief II, Theft III and Criminal Trespass II.
6/25/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Saturday, June 22, 2019 at about 8:20 P.M., deputies contacted Perry Leroy White, 55, at 3000 NW 13th St, Corvallis, for a confirmed warrant out of Philomath Municipal Court for FTC- Trespass II, with a $5,000 bail. White was cited and released in the field.
6/25/19 – FAIL TO PERFORM THE DUTIES OF A DRIVER; ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ.  On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Vehicle #1 was parked in the parking area at the Benton Lane Winery on the 23000 block of Territorial Highway. A large white colored pickup backed into Vehicle #1, then drove away. Vehicle #1 had an estimated over $2,500 worth of damage.
6/25/19 – DWS MIS.  On June 18th, 2019 at about 12:00 AM, LISA ANN MONTGOMERY, 26, was arrested as a passenger in a car stop on Philomath Blvd and arrested on an Albany Municipal Warrant, she was cited and released in the field.
6/21/19 – PAROLE VIOLATION; FAIL TO APPEAR WARRANT.  On Friday, June 14, 2019 at approximately 12:50 PM, deputies observed NICHOLE MAY FISHER, 26, driving south on Highway 99W near Buchanan Avenue. Deputies contacted and arrested FISHER, who had multiple felony warrants for her arrest, after stopping the vehicle near 300 SW 4th Street in Corvallis. FISHER was transported to the Benton County Jail where she was booked and lodged on her warrants.
6/21/19 – FAIL TO APPEAR WARRANT.  On June 14, 2019 at about 6:15 p.m., deputies requested a transport for Angela Alice Filip, 22, who had a Linn County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Deputies called Linn County Jail and they requested her be issued a court date and time. Deputies cited and released her.
6/21/19 – DWS MIS; WARRANT ARREST; FALSE INFO TO POLICE-IMPERSONATION.  On 7-1-2019 at about 9:40 PM, deputies arrested VIRGIL LEE DYER, 58, for Driving While Suspended (Misdemeanor) and FRED CLAY DYER, 61, on an outstanding Warrant and Giving False Information to a Deputy Sheriff after a traffic stop on Highway 501 at milepost #3.
6/21/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY.  On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019, at 6:12 p.m., deputies responded to Hwy 20 / MP 44, Philomath, Benton County, Oregon for a traffic crash. Upon arriving, Veh #1 was in the south ditch of Hwy 20 with heavy front-end damage. Veh #2 was in the westbound lane of Hwy 20 with heavy front-end damage. Veh #1 was eastbound on Hwy 20, and negotiating a left turn onto Priest Rd. Veh #1 turned in front of Veh #2, and Veh #2, traveling at 60 MPH westbound, was unable to avoid the collision. Occupants of Veh #2 had no injuries. Occupants of Veh #1 were transported my medics to Good Samaritan Hospital with injuries.
6/21/19 – FAIL TO PERFORM DUTIES/PROPERTY DAMAGE.  On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at about 11:00 A.M., deputies spoke with a resident by telephone. On June 3, she observed damage to the driver side of her front bumper. She said she believes the damage happened June 1, or June 2. She believes the incident happened at Home Grown Gardens or at a Garden shop on Peoria Rd. There is a large dent near the driver side fog light with yellow paint transfer on her car.
6/21/19 – ACCIDENT BICYCLE INJURY.  On Sunday, June .9th, 2019 at 4:52 p.m., deputies responded to Sulphur Springs Rd / MP 1, Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon for a bicycle verse vehicle crash. The bicyclist was riding south on Sulphur Springs Rd at 34 MPH. The bicyclist was riding downhill, and going around a blind curve. A vehicle was attempting to turn into the driveway off the 2300 block of Sulphur Springs Rd. The bicyclist collided with the vehicle, and was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital by medics.
6/21/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY.  On Thursday, June 6, 2019 at about 2:54 pm, deputies were dispatched to NE Highway 20 and NE Granger Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Vehicles were towed from the scene and one driver was transported due to injuries.
6/21/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJURY.  On Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at about 12:20 P.M., deputies were dispatched to NW Sulphur Springs Rd near the Saddle for a crash. Unit 1 crashed his vehicle into a tree while trying to avoid crashing into a deer. Based on a conversation with the driver deputies believe he maneuvered around the deer and lost control of the vehicle when driving across gravel. The driver and his four passengers had marks from their seatbelts.
6/21/19 – FRAUDULENT USE OF A CREDIT CARD.  On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, deputies spoke with a resident by phone who stated in mid-April he received two bills from Verizon totaling about $4,936.  Verizon informed him to report the incident to the Sheriff`s Office.
6/18/19 – CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On June 14, 2019, at about 10:15 AM, deputies were notified by a resident that someone trespassed on his family’s property on June 13, 2019 on Garrett Lane, near Philomath. He saw a lifted silver Dodge Dakota parked in front of a closed gate leading to a quarry pond. The road and entry to the pond had "no trespassing" signs clearly posted. The truck information returned to a Seth Isaacs, 45, who was currently in custody at the Benton County Jail on June 16, 2019. Deputies spoke to Seth and he admitted to ignoring the signs posted and swam in the pond on June 13, 2019.  Seth was arrested for Criminal Trespass II and he remained in custody at the Benton County Jail.
6/18/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJURY.  On Sunday, June 16, 2019, at about 6:40 am, deputies were dispatched to Conifer Blvd near Highway 99W for a report of a vehicle crash. They arrived and spoke with a male who stated he fell asleep while driving and crashed into a mailbox on Highway 20 near Independence Road.
6/18/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJURY.  On Friday, June 15, 2019, at about 1:40 PM, deputies were dispatched to assist Albany Police Department with a department related crash on Highway 20 and Springhill Drive. They arrived to a North Albany parking lot to find both cars with no visible damage. Deputies spoke to an officer who said he was stopped at the light while facing south on Springhill. The officer said he felt a bump as the second car rolled into him. The second driver said he tried to grab something off the passenger floorboard and his foot slipped off the brake. No damage was visible on either car and no injuries were sustained.
6/18/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE OTHER.  On June 14, 2019 at approximately 12:45PM, deputies were dispatched to a crash at Highway 20 near Highway 223. While an OSP Trooper was on a traffic stop, a motorhome struck the Trooper's driver's side mirror with its passenger side mirror. There were no injuries and minor damage to both vehicles.
6/18/19 – CARRY CONCEALED FIREARM; POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE (FELONY).  On June 13, 2019 at about 12:30 AM, deputies contacted Richard Mestas, 47, as he was parked alongside Arboretum Rd (south) near Highway 99W. Mestas was arrest for possession of about 8g of methamphetamine and a concealed 9mm pistol.
6/18/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On June 13, 2019 at midnight, deputies contacted Jeremy Miller, 40, in the Adair Park. Miller was issued a citation in lieu of custody for an Albany Municipal warrant.
6/18/19 – BURGLARY; THEFT 1.  On June 12, 2019 at about 4:30 P.M. Daniel Addis reported someone broke into a residence at 3320 NE Minnesota Ave and stole multiple guitars valued over $1,000.
6/18/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJURY.  On Monday, June 10, 2019 at about 2:30 P.M., deputies were dispatched to Highway 99W and Greenberry Rd. for a single vehicle crash. Unit 1 crashed into the ditch on the eastside of Highway 99W.
6/18/19 – VIOLATION OF RELEASE AGREEMENT.  On Monday, June 10, 2019 at about 5:00 A.M., deputies arrested Rydell Sexton Lebrun, 27, for violating a release agreement he signed hours earlier. Rydell was transported to the Benton County Jail.
6/18/19 – IDENTITY THEFT.  On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at about 12:04 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 24000 block of Hidden Valley Road for a reported identity theft. Someone opened a fraudulent Pacific Power account under the resident’s name.
6/11/19 – FUGITIVE-OUT OF STATE.  On Monday, June 10, 2019, at about 1:55 PM, deputies were driving west on Highway 20 on routine patrol. They initiated a traffic stop at Highway 20 and Highway 233 and came to a final stop at Harris Road and Wren Road. They contacted Melanie Moore, 52, and informed her the reason for the stop. Moore had a warrant out of Camden County Missouri, she was arrested and later transported to the Benton County Jail.
6/11/19 – THEFT 2; CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On Monday, June 10, 2019 at about 3:00 A.M., deputies arrested Rydell Sexton Lebrun, 27, for Trespass II and Theft II. Rydell trespassed on private property then stole a passport. Rydell was booked and released at the jail.
6/11/19 – ACCIDENT NO INJURY.  On Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 10:48 pm, Vehicle #1 was driving south on Barbara Street. The driver waved to people in the front yard of a nearby house. Vehicle #1 collided with Vehicle #2, which was stopped on the side of the road. No injuries were reported. The driver of vehicle #1 did not have a valid Oregon Driver`s License and was cited. Neither vehicle was towed from the scene.
6/11/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Sunday, June 9, 2019 at approximately 12:35 A.M., deputies were in the forested area near West Hills Rd and SW 53rd Street when they located WESLEY J HILL, 30, who was trespassing. WESLEY had two active, confirmed warrants for his arrest. Deputies handcuffed WESLEY and transported him to the Benton County Jail.
6/11/19 – ACCIDENT NO INJURY.  On June 8, 2019 at 9:46pm, Vehicle #1 was traveling east on Alpine Cutoff Road, approaching Highway 99W. The vehicle was coming down a small hill and the brakes did not work. The driver purposely drove into the ditch, rather than continue through the intersection into Highway 99W, striking the stop and road sign at the intersection.
6/11/19 – ACCIDENT INJURY.  On Saturday, June 8, 2019 at approximately 3:52 P.M., deputies were dispatched to Highway 20 and Granger Avenue for report of a vehicle crash. Unit 1 was turning left (east) onto Highway 20 from Granger Avenue and failed to see a westbound unit 2. Unit 2 crashed into the driver’s side door of Unit 1, causing significant damage. Both vehicles were towed from the scene due to damage.
6/11/19 – BURGLARY 2; THEFT 2.  On Saturday, June 8, 2019 at approximately 11:30am, deputies were dispatched to the 700 block of SW Hanson Street for a report of a theft from a barn. A Yamaha Generator was reported stolen valued at $400.00. No suspect information.
6/11/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On June 6, 2019 at about 2:45 AM, deputies stopped Jesse Quibrera, 24, for violation of basic rule in addition to reasonable suspicion of a crime on Highway 99W near MP108. Quibrera was arrested on an outstanding Lane County Circuit Court warrant and he was transported and lodged at the Lane County Jail.
6/11/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019, deputies were dispatched to the City Limits Store for a found wallet. Deputies retrieved the wallet and saw it belonged to BRIAN NARYAN VARMA, 40, who had four confirmed warrants for his arrest from different jurisdictions. Deputies located VARMA on the 4000 block of NW Crescent Valley Drive where they returned his wallet and issued him four separate citations with four different court dates and times.
6/11/19 – ACCIDENT NO INJURY.  On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, Unit 1 drove into the ditch on Granger between the S-curves. Robert reported no injuries.
6/11/19 – HARASSMENT PHYSICAL CONTACT.  On Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at approximately 7:00 P.M., deputies went to the Benton County Jail for a reported assault and spoke with jail deputies who told stated that while doing rounds, one of the inmates, Shyanne Hoggins, 19, stated she was strangled by her cellmate, Christy Martin, 28. Deputies spoke with Shyanne and Christy and later cited both of them for harassment.
6/11/19 – RECKLESS BURNING.  On Monday, June 3rd, 2019, at 7:28 p.m., deputies responded to the 25000 block of Webster Ave, Monroe, Benton County, Oregon for a suspicious circumstance. Stacy Nichol, 35, lit a gas can on fire, put it under her travel trailer, and left the area. On 06/05/2019, Nichol was issued a citation for Reckless Burning.
6/6/19 – BENCH WARRANT: FAIL TO APPEAR.  On June 4, 2019 at around 6:30 P.M., deputies contacted Tyler Frank REXROAD, 29, at SW 7th St and SW Western Blvd. REXROAD had a confirmed Benton County Circuit Court warrant for Failure to Appear Theft II and PCS Methamphetamine, bail $10,000. At the jail’s request he was cited in lieu of custody and released on scene.
6/6/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE NO INJ.  On Monday, June 3, 2019, at about 3:40 PM, deputies were dispatched to a traffic crash at Bellfountain Road and Alpine Road, near Monroe. They arrived to a crash between car 1 and car 2 in the intersection of Bellfountain Road and Alpine Road. Car 1 was described as driving east on Alpine Road while Car 2 was driving west. The driver of car 2 said car 1 drifted over into car 1’s lane of travel and the two vehicles collided. Car 2 was still in the westbound lane of travel on Alpine Road and car 2 was moved off the roadway, but still blocking the eastbound lane on Alpine Road. A citation was issued to the driver of car 1 for Failure to Maintain Lane. No injuries were present and both cars were towed from the scene.
6/6/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Monday, June 3, 2019 at approximately 12:45pm, deputies arrested Tyson SMITH, 36, for two warrants out of Linn County Circuit Court at the Hwy 34 Bypass. He was transported to the Linn County Jail.
6/6/19 – POSS PROHIBITED FIREARM; FELON IN POSS OF FIREARM; POSS METHAMPHETAMINE; WARRANT ARREST.  On May 29, 2019, deputies arrested Anthony Overholser, 33, near 53rd Street and West Hills Road, Corvallis. Overholser was arrested for Felon in Possession of a firearm (ORS 166.270), Unlawful Possession of short-barreled firearms (ORS 166.272), Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (ORS 475.894).
6/6/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at about 11:15 A.M., deputies contacted Albert Nollen, 45, off 53rd St. near Willow Ave. Nollen had three confirmed warrants: Linn County Circuit Cite and Release FTA - Assault IV, bail $0; Benton County Circuit FTA - Theft II, Bail $15k; and a Lebanon Municipal FTA - Making a False Report, Bail $9430. Nollen was cited and released on all three warrants.
6/6/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On 5/29/2019 at about 9:45AM, deputies went to the wooded area at NW 53rd Street and NW West Hills Road. They contacted TRAVIS PAUL KRAMER, 33, in a tent who had a confirmed felony warrant for his arrest. KRAMER was placed in handcuffs behind his back and taken to the Benton County Jail where he was booked and lodged.
6/6/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at about 9:30 A.M., deputies contacted Ronnie Taylor, 39, near 53rd St. and West Hills Rd. Taylor had a confirmed Albany Municipal Court warrant for FTA - Criminal Mischief II. Deputies transported Taylor to Hyak Park where Albany PD took over custody of him.
6/6/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at approximately 10:00 P.M., deputies went to the Tree Farm near 53rd Street and Willow Avenue, and located Shanelle Marie Ellis, 36, who had a misdemeanor warrant through Linn County. Ellis was arrested on her warrant and transported to the Benton County Jail where she was lodged. They also located a stolen vehicle which was towed from the area.
6/6/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Monday, May 27, 2019 at about 12:00 PM, deputies stopped to assist a Jesus Amador-Guzman, 28, who had lost his load from the back of his truck. Guzman had a confirmed Albany Municipal warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently cited and released in the field.
6/6/19 – ACCIDENT VEHICLE INJURY.  On May 26, 2019 at about 12:50 am, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle traffic crash on Highway 99w near MP104. Unit 1 was northbound on Highway 99W when she swerved to avoid a deer. Unit 1 crossed the centerline and entered the west ditch, striking and damaging a t-post fence running along a ditch.
6/6/19 – DUII.  On Saturday, May 25, 2109 at about 9:30 p.m., deputies stopped a van for Driving the Wrong Way on a One-Way Street at Main Street west of N 19th Street in Philomath. Ever Diaz Garcia, 23, was arrested for DUII.
5/30/19 – UUV; DUII.  On Sunday, May 19, 2019 at approximately 10:00am, deputies stopped Mark OVERPECK, 38, near Highway 20 and Mustang Lane. He was called in after he was observed attempting to make entry into a vehicle. Deputies arrested him for driving under the influence of drugs and unlawful entry into a vehicle.
5/30/19 – UUV.  On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at about 8:00 am, deputies were dispatched to the 4000 block of NW Ridgecrest Avenue for the report of an unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle.  The resident said his backpack containing his laptop, and several other item had been taken. There was no damage done to his vehicle.
5/29/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Sunday May 26, 2019 at about 2:40 P.M., deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. The passenger, Seth Fredrickson, had a confirmed Albany municipal court warrant for FTC - Failure to Perform Duties.  Fredrickson was released with a new court date.
5/29/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at approximately 12pm, deputies arrested Joseph GOMEZ, 38, for two Benton County Circuit Court warrants, failure to carry or present an operator’s license and unlawful possession of methamphetamine. Gomez was then transported to Benton County Jail.
5/29/19 – DUII.  On Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 1:45pm, deputies responded to an attempt to locate vehicle report, eastbound on Hwy 20 near Noon Rd, and arrested Valerie NELSON, 63, for driving under the influence of intoxicants. Nelson was transported to the Benton County Jail and cited for driving under the influence and breath test refusal.
5/29/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at about 5:10 AM, deputies saw ERIN WINONA MCCLUNG, 27, riding a bicycle with no white light visible.  MCCLUNG had four warrants for her arrest and was issued citations for her warrants.
5/29/19 – DUII.  On Friday, May 24, 2019, at about 5:45 PM, deputies were driving west on Highway 20 while on routine patrol. They initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Michelle Heim, 51, at Highway 20 near milepost 46.  Deputies asked Heim, after admitting to smoking marijuana, to consent to Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and I later arrested Heim for DUII.  Heim was issued a criminal citation for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants.
5/29/19 – ACCIDENT INJURY.  On Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at about 11:33 am, deputies were dispatched to the area of Highway 99W near SE Standish Avenue for a single vehicle rollover crash.
5/29/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Saturday, May 25, 2019 at approximately 7:35 P.M., deputies contacted CHRISTOPHER RYAN JEANETTE, 29, at Takena Landing Park.  CHRISTOPHER had an active municipal warrant for his arrest out of Albany Police Department. Deputies arrested CHRISTOPHER on the warrant and Albany Police responded to transport to their jail.
5/29/19 - ACCIDENT OTHER NO INJ.  On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at about 7:00 A.M., deputies were dispatched to Highway 99W and Elliott Circle for a single vehicle crash. The driver crashed their vehicle into the ditch on the eastside of the road. The Ford was partially submerged in water.  No injuries reported.
5/29/19 - INTERFERE W/ PEACE OFFICER - DIS CONDUCT.  On May 27th, 2019, at 1:14am, deputies attempted to stop a male in dark clothing, on a mountain bike, on Harrison Boulevard near 23rd Street in Corvallis for no bike light and failure to obey a traffic control device. The male ran and disappeared through an apartment complex. Deputies were unable to locate him.
5/29/19 – UUV.  On Sunday, May 26, 2019, at about 8:50 AM, deputies were dispatched to a stolen vehicle complaint at The Philomath Police Department. They arrived and spoke with the owner regarding the complaint of his ‘04 Chevy Impala. He said his car was stolen from an unknown individual about two weeks prior. He said he had the unknown suspect drive his car because he was unable to drive to a business on SW Philomath Boulevard. He claimed he came out of business and the car was gone.
5/29/19 – ACCIDENT NO INJ.  On Thursday, May 23, 2019 at approximately 5:35 P.M., deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Chapel Drive and S 19th Street for report of a motor vehicle crash. Unit #1 was west on Chapel Drive when Unit #2 entered Unit 1’s path of travel causing a crash.
5/29/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Friday, May 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM, deputies saw RYLIE ELIZABETH HANSEN, 26, driving a vehicle on 2nd Street near Tyler Avenue in Corvallis. HANSEN’S driving privileges were suspended and she had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for her arrest. Deputies followed HANSEN and arrested her on the confirmed warrant. HANSEN was booked at the Benton County Jail on her warrant and cited for Driving While Suspended (Violation) and Driving Uninsured. HANSEN was subsequently released from jail due to overcrowding.
5/29/19 - RECKLESS ENDANGERING; RECKLESS DRIVING.  On Thursday, May 22, 2019, at 6:33 p.m., deputies attempted to stop a vehicle on Highway 20 at MP 41 for traveling 88 MPH in a 55 MPH zone.  The vehicle failed to yield to emergency lights and sirens for approximately 7 miles.  The vehicle finally stopped on Highway 20 near MP 48.  The driver was issued citations for four counts of Reckless Endangering and one count of Reckless Driving.
5/23/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  ON 5/22/19 AT APPROXIMATELY 5:35pm, SKAGGS, STEVEN LLOYD, 46, TURNED HIMSELF INTO THE BCCF LOBBY LOCATED AT 190 NW 4TH STREET FOR A CONFIRMED WARRANT FOR FTA WILDLIFE VIOL, BAIL $10K.  SKAGGS WAS RELEASED WITH A NEW COURT DATE.
5/23/19 – CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.  On Wednesday May 22, 2019 at about 11:40 A.M., deputies arrived to the 2300 block of West Hill Rd to take a report of a padlock cut off a resident’s gate between May 15 and May 22. Behind the gate is a large piece of property. No damage to the property had been reported. No suspect information.
5/23/19 – SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE.  On May 22, 2019 at about 2:30 AM, deputies arrived at the 4500 block of SW West Hills Rd and observed a confirmed stolen Honda Accord at that location. Corvallis Police arrived to recover the vehicle.
5/23/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at about 12:00 AM, deputies arrived at the 2600 block of NW Princess Street in Corvallis to attempt to serve a confirmed warrant for Richard Zib and arrested him at his residence.  Zib was transported to the Benton County Jail where he was processed by the jail staff.
5/23/19 – HARASSMENT; BURGLARY 1; CIRMINAL MISCHIEF 2; POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE.  On Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at about 3:50 AM, deputies responded to the 1900 block of SE Crystal Lake Drive and arrested STANLEY KUNEWA POMAIKAI, 47, for Burglary I, Harassment and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine.
5/23/19 – ACCIDENT NON-INJURY.  On 5/22/2019, a semi-truck towing a logging yarder failed to negotiate a turn on Highway 34 near MP49.  The trailer and yarder went into the ditch and will be removed at a later date.
5/20/19 – THEFT 2.  On Sunday, May 19, 2019, a resident reported a Bose Bluetooth speaker and a guitar were taken from his residence on the 200 block of NW Lewisburg Avenue. He said he believed a roommate stole the items. The roommate denied it.
5/20/19 – DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED.  On May 18, 2019 at about 6:00 am, deputies stopped NATZERYT L VIERTEL, 20, for multiple lighting violations at HWY 20 and North Albany Rd.  VIERTEL was issued a citation for DWS-MIS.
5/20/19 – CRIMINAL MISCHIEF.  On Thursday, May 16, 2019, at about 3:20 pm, deputies were dispatched to speak with a victim regarding damage to his vehicle.  He stated his windshield was damaged by a driver of a passing vehicle who threw an object out the window at his vehicle.  No suspect information.
5/20/19 – CRIMINAL TRESPASS 2.  On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:05 AM, deputies arrested Joshua Smith, 59, and Chin Yeesiong, 39, for Criminal Trespass II on the 600 Line of OSU School of Forestry Property for being in a closed area for logging.  They were both cited and released in the field.
5/20/19 – DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED.  On May 18, 2019, at 6:00 AM, deputies stopped Zachary Knittle, 28, on Highway 99W near milepost 97 in Monroe for speeding. Knittle was Criminal Driving While Suspended for a prior DUII. Deputies arrested Knittle and took him to jail.
5/20/19 – POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE; FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE.  On Thursday, May 16, 2019 at approximately 7:33 PM, deputies saw ANGELA ALICE FILIP, 22, near NW Garfield Avenue and NW Division Street in Corvallis. Detectives contacted and arrested FILIP after determining she had multiple active warrants out of Linn County. FILIP was also found to be in possession of a usable quantity of Methamphetamine. FILIP was booked at the Benton County Jail on her warrants and charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (Misdemeanor).
5/20/19 – ACCIDENT INJURY.  On Friday, May 17, 2019, at about 8:05 am, deputies were dispatched to Highway 34 near milepost 38 for a report of a log truck crash.  Deputies arrived and observed a Kenworth Log Truck crashed onto the passenger side in the ditch on the south side of the roadway.  The driver was transported by ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  The driver stated the steering wheel locked up and he was unable to maintain control of the vehicle.
5/20/19 – ACCIDENT NON-INJURY.  On Thursday, May 16, 2019, at about 7:22 PM, deputies were dispatched to a traffic crash on Highway 99W and Bruce Road.  Vehicle 1 hit a concrete barrier protecting a propane tank.  The Driver said he was driving south and decided to stop at a Market, when he moved too far over and his passenger front wheel hit the soft gravel shoulder.  He continued saying the wheel was ripped from his hand and hit a mailbox, chain link fence, and continued until finally striking a concrete barrier after approximately 200 feet of travel.
5/20/19 – WARRANT ARREST.  On Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 12:15 PM, deputies saw a vehicle traveling southbound on 9th Street near Walnut Boulevard in Corvallis. Deputies recognized the sole passenger as DENISE KIMBERLY RIIHIMAKI, 44. Dispatch informed RIIHIMAKI had a confirmed misdemeanor warrant for her arrest. Deputies followed the vehicle until it stopped on Pinecone Way near Walnut Boulevard and arrested RIIHIMAKI on her warrant. RIIHIMAKI was issued a citation in lieu of custody for her warrant: Benton County Circuit Court, FTA Theft II. $5,000 Bail.
5/20/19 – CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2 – VANDALISM.  On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at about 4:00 PM, deputies were dispatched to a vandalism complaint at the 4000 block of NE Highway 20, Corvallis.  The complainant said a juvenile became very mad after losing in a video game and threw his controller at the TV.  Deputies issued the minor a criminal citation for Criminal Mischief II.
5/20/19 – ACCIDENT NON-INJURY.  On 5/16/2019, at about 6:00AM, vehicle 1 was North on Bellfountain. Vehicle 2 came to a stop at the intersection of Airport and Bellfountain and didn`t see vehicle 1 traveling North and pulled out in front of him. Vehicle 1 avoided colliding with vehicle 2, but hit the bank on the North East corner of the intersection. Both exchanged information at the scene. The crash was called in by vehicle 1 about an hour after the incident.
5/20/19 – THEFT 2.  On Tuesday May 14, 2019 at about 10:40 A.M., deputies spoke with a victim by telephone. She reported sometime last night, her Stihl Farm Boss chainsaw (value $300) was stolen from her property. She said she last observed her chainsaw yesterday outside of her shop.