Corvallis Police Hire More Officers

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  Some city services slated to end Tuesday in Corvallis will continue on with the help of a voter-approved levy from last November. The local option levy renews a previous levy, as well as adds additional city services. The Corvallis Police Department is now able to hire four additional police officers. “We’re really … Continue reading »

Corvallis Police Seeks Job Applicants

ALBANY, Ore. — Students and community members who came to the career fair at Linn Benton Community College Wednesday say they’re optimistic about job opportunities in the area. There were hundreds of job seekers and more than 80 booths at the career fair. It was a way for businesses to meet potential employees face-to-face instead … Continue reading »

Eight Arrested in Prostitution Sting

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A prostitution sting by the Corvallis Police Department not only resulted in arrests. Officers say it uncovered an ongoing problem. “Unfortunately it seems to be accepted practice among a portion of community,” said Lt. Cord Wood, Corvallis Police Department. Police arrested eight men who they say responded to an online advertisement in … Continue reading »

New Assault Suspect Sketch Released

CORVALLIS, Ore — The Corvallis Police Department has released another composite sketch of a man they believe assaulted two women on or near Oregon State University the past month. In the sketch, the suspect is wearing a face mask. The suspect is described as a white male in his 2os.  He is at least six … Continue reading »

Man Unlawfully Enters Two Residences

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police are looking for a man they say unlawfully entered two residences in the 2200 block of NW Harrison Blvd. Wednesday morning. One woman says she woke up around 1:45 a.m. and saw a man in her bedroom, watching her. That’s when he fled. One of her roommates says someone pulled her undergarments … Continue reading »

Corvallis Police Seek Arson Suspect

CORVALLIS, Ore.– Police in Corvallis are looking for a person who lit several apartment dumpsters on fire. The first fire occurred late Saturday on S.W. Washington Avenue,  where it damaged a laundry room. The second fire happened only two blocks away, that one damaged a fence and a vehicle. Anyone with information is urged to … Continue reading »

Police Launch “Take Me Home” Program

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Corvallis Police Department has launched a new program to help caregivers reunite with those they care for if they become separated. The “Take Me Home Program” is a database of people who might need special assistance, like those who have autism or Alzheimer’s disease. The database includes the person’s demographic, picture … Continue reading »