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2 rewards offered for info about missing Woodburn mom

KEIZER, Ore. (KOIN) -- Authorities are offering multiple rewards for information leading to the location of Cynthia Martinez -- who has been missing since July 2017 -- or the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for her disappearance. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $8,000 and Crime

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-03-22 18:43:37

Police Log (March 22)

RECKLESS BURNING: 12:46 a.m., Northwest Fillmore Avenue and Northwest Kings Boulevard, Corvallis. Police responded to the alley behind 7-Eleven for a report of a mattress on fire. Firefighters extinguished the mattress. There was no other damage and no suspects were identified. BURGLARY: 10:27 a.m.,

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 23:28:00

5 arrested after crime spree in Philomath

Luis Blanco Jr. (TL), Dante Duckworth (TR), Chrsitan Freeman (BL), and Dontay Willis (BR) were arrested for breaking into homes in Benton County. A fifth suspect, a Philomath High School student, was also arrested. (Courtesy: BCSO) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- The normally quiet town of Philomath found

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-03-22 05:22:06

Thursday weather: Rainy and windy, with highs around 47

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Forecasters expect rainy and windy conditions throughout the mid-valley on Thursday, but the showers could taper off later in the day. Highs Thursday will be around 47, with winds gusting to 25 mph in some locations. Showers likely will resume late Thurs

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2018-03-22 13:00:00

Corvallis police identify person recovered from river

Police on Tuesday released the identity of the person whose body was found on the bank of the Willamette River in downtown Corvallis on Friday. The body recovered by law enforcement was that of Suzanne Frances Steussy, who was 61, said Lt. Dan Duncan. Police had been searching for Steussy for two we


Philomath police arrests 5 individuals in connection with burglaries

Philomath police arrested four men and a minor late Tuesday afternoon for their alleged involvement in a string of burglaries earlier in the day. Luis Enrique Blanco Jr., 19, Dante Terrell Duckworth, 19, Christian Scott Freeman, 19, and Dontay Lorenzo Willis, 20, all face multiple felony burglary an

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 20:00:00

March 26, 1993: Quake! Temblor spares Corvallis

Benton County District Attorney Peter F. Sandrock Jr. was in his office on the third floor of the Benton County Courthouse when the quake hit Thursday. "But not for long, I'll tell you that," Sandrock recalled. He showed up for work at 4:45 a.m. Thursday. "Earthquakes are the things that scare me th

LEBANON-EXPRESS - 2018-03-22 04:00:00

Police shut down I-5 southbound at Woodburn interchange for suspicious package

Oregon State Police say they've shut down Interstate 5 southbound at the Woodburn interchange due to a suspicious package. The incident was reported around 2:45 p.m. at milepost 271. Oregon State Police bomb technicians are en route. Oregon State Police say they've shut down Interstate 5 southbound

KATU.COM - 2018-03-21 14:46:07

Police: Two arrested after stealing diesel fuel, third suspect on the lam

Corvallis Police say they've arrested two people accused of breaking into a business and stealing diesel fuel. A third suspect remains on the run. Police were called to Wilson Ford on NW 5th Street early Tuesday morning for a report of a break-in. Luke Phlaum and Kenneth Tachell were quickly detaine


Police Log (March 20)

DUII: 8:12 p.m., Southwest Philomath Boulevard and Southwest Country Club Drive, Corvallis. Officers assisted Philomath police after Juan Romero-Gonzalez reportedly crashed his car into a ditch. Police arrested Romero-Gonzalez for driving under the influence of intoxicants. DISORDERLY CONDUCT: 10:04


Wednesday weather: Rain expected, with highs in the 50s

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Forecasters expect rain throughout the mid-valley, starting in the late morning and continuing throughout the day and into Thursday. Highs Wednesday will be around 53; lows Wednesday night will be around 40. Here are your local forecasts: Albany Wednesda

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 13:15:00

Law enforcement agencies searching for stolen vehicle suspect in Benton County

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Local law enforcement agencies are searching for a stolen vehicle suspect in Benton County Tuesday morning. Corvallis Police Department, Philomath Police Department, Oregon State Police and Benton County Sheriff's Office are all in the area of Northwest Windsor place searching for


Alleged diesel fuel theft leads to police chase

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Corvallis police arrested two Grants Pass men and pursued a third suspect Tuesday morning after the men allegedly broke into a car dealership to steal diesel fuel, police said. Officers responded about 6:15 a.m. to Wilson Motors Ford, 1105 NW Fifth Stree


Corvallis student raises $3,000 for gun violence march

Buy Now Corvallis High School students gathered on the football field March 14 as part of a nationwide student protest against gun violence in schools.Andy Cripe, Gazette-Times (File) A Corvallis High School junior who is planning a march against gun violence has raised more than $3,000 in donations

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2018-03-21 13:00:00

Police still working to identify body found in river

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Buy Now Police are still working to positively identify the body of a person recovered from the Willamette River in downtown Corvallis on Friday. The identification was being delayed due to the physical condition of the person's body, said Lt. Dan Duncan


No prison time for Corvallis valve turner

Buy Now Climate activist Leonard Higgins, shown here during a visit to Corvallis last year, received a deferred prison sentence on Tuesday. The former local resident was facing up to 10 years in prison for his role in the "valve turner" protests that briefly shut down several oil pipelines in 2016.


Grease fire sends one to hospital

A woman was transported to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center for evaluation Tuesday evening after a grease fire broke out in an apartment in northeast Corvallis. The fire was reported about 7:30 p.m. in the Oakcrest Apartments in the 3400 block of Northeast Lancaster St. Ben Janes of the Corval

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-03-21 02:55:00

Public Safety Log (March 19)

Power tools theft - 7:37 a.m. Friday, 38900 block Mason Road. A caller reported the theft of assorted power tools from the location. Worksite trailer break-ins - Friday afternoon, 6500 block Old Salem Road Northeast, Millersburg. Authorities received three calls of trailer break-ins from the job sit


Fatal crash closes lane of Highway 101 near Yachats for 5 hours

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A fatal crash involving three vehicles closed a lane of Highway 101 south of Yachats on Sunday. Emergency responders were called to the crash on Highway 101 at milepost 174 a little after 11 a.m. Sunday according to a statement by Oregon State Police. The initial


One man dies in single-vehicle crash on Front Street NE in Salem

One man died in a single-vehicle crash on Front Street NE in Salem Sunday morning, according to officials. The male driver was traveling northbound on Front Street NE around 5 a.m. when he lost control of his vehicle, hit the curb at the corner of Union Street NE before crashing into a nearby tree,