Snow Footprints Help Detectives

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The snow can make it tricky to get around, but the white dusting can provide extra clues for detectives to help track people down. Deputies with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested 37-year-old Jacob Elliott on Thursday. They say they were dispatched to a report of a stolen vehicle on West Hills … Continue reading »

Beer Run Lands Two Men in Jail

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police say an attempted beer run landed two Corvallis men behind bars. Corvallis police say Christian Colaci (left) and Alexander Bertsch (right) tried stealing beer from the Safeway off Circle Boulevard this weekend. A police officer says he saw several men walking toward Applebee’s with a shopping cart full of beer. The … Continue reading »

Corvallis Church Equipment Stolen

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A man’s in jail after deputies say he stole almost $20,000 worth of equipment from a Corvallis church. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says Joshua Reith stole audiovisual equipment from the First Presbyterian Church downtown early Friday morning. A deputy says he saw the suspect pushing a cart of equipment down the … Continue reading »

Squirrel Statue Stolen from Park

CORVALLIS, Ore. — We’re used to seeing squirrels just about everywhere in western Oregon. But if you happen to see a bronze one turn up, Corvallis police want you to give them a call. Someone stole the sculpture from the city’s Central Park. It’s worth about $800. If you see it, call the Corvallis Police … Continue reading »

Corvallis Robbery Suspect Arrested

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Benton County detectives arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery. Investigators say Nicholas Laub is facing second degree robbery charges for holding up the Country Market and Deli on 53rd Street back in early February. Detectives say they identified Laub from the deli’s surveillance video because he had recently been … Continue reading »