Public safety: April 12, 2017 | Crime and Courts

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.


IDENTITY THEFT: A Philomath area man reported to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office that someone used his credit card information to purchase $4,977 in boating equipment in Berkley, California.

WARRANT ARREST: The Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Daniel Powers, 29, no address listed, on a Multnomah County warrant for allegedly violating his probation. The arrest took place at 12:53 a.m. at North 14th Street and College Street.


DUII: Philomath Police arrested Jake Stephens, 22, of Philomath, on charges of reckless driving and driving under the influence of intoxicants. Police pulled over Stephens at 12:44 a.m. near Benton View Drive and Mt. Union Avenue. His blood alcohol content reportedly measured 0.19 percent, more than twice the legal limit.


TRESPASSING: Philomath Police issued a trespassing citation to Brian Phillips, 31, for being in the Eco Express laundromat after police had previously warned him that he was not welcome at the establishment. Phillips does not have a fixed address.

DUII: Philomath Police arrested Eric Heath, 61, of Philomath, on a charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants following a traffic stop. Police pulled over Heath, who was driving a motorhome, at 6:13 p.m. on the 400 block of South 29th Place. His blood alcohol content measurement was not listed in the media release.



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