Corvallis Police
Emergency Messages as of 10:40 am, Fri. Oct. 31
No information currently posted; operating as usual.
News Releases
Corvallis Police Investigate Numerous Business Burglaries - 10/31/14
Shortly after 1:15am, Corvallis Police Officers responded to a business alarm at Dock 22, 151 NW Monroe Ave. When officers arrived they discovered an unknown suspect(s) had forced entry to the front door of the business. Once inside the suspect(s) stole the cash register and other items from the business.

Subsequent searches of the downtown area and reports by business owners turned up four more completed burglaries, and two attempted burglaries. The suspect(s) in each incident forced entry to each business and appear to have been targeting cash.

All incidents are suspected to have happened between midnight and 2:00am. The number of suspects or suspect descriptions are unknown at this time.

If someone from the community was in the downtown area, and saw something that could be related to these crimes, they are encouraged to call Detective Christy Molina at 541-766-6782.
Corvallis Police Request Assistance Locating Owners of Suspected Stolen Property - 10/27/14
On 10/27/14, at about 3:30am, Corvallis Police Officers arrested a male on SE Atwood Ave. after he was observed looking into a vehicle in the 500 block of SE Vera Ave. After a brief foot chase through a field and several yards, the male subject was located and detained by officers. An investigation revealed Daniel Newbill was committed a number thefts from vehicles and a burglary at a nearby business. He was arrested and charged with five counts of UEMV, six counts of Criminal Trespass 2, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Theft 1, and Burglary 2.

Officers also recovered a a quantity of property that is believed to be reported stolen. If you were the victim of a car prowl or burglary overnight on 10/26/14 or the early morning hours on 10/27/14, please contact the Corvallis Police Department at 541-766-6924 to report the incident.

Newbill was transported to the Benton County Jail and lodged. His bail is currently set at $162,000.

A mugshot photo can be obtained by following the below link:

http://www.co.benton.or.us/sheriff/corrections/inmate_detail.php?bn=2013004380