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Sweet Home Public Safety July 31-Aug. 12, 2023

Circuit Court

Warrants are out on the following individuals: Calvin Alvin Ames, Samuel Frank Ayers, Curtis Ray Daniel, Ashlee Dee Flanagan, Aaron Thomas Halvorson, Isaac Booker Justham, Noe Hernandez-Reyes, Michael Trevor Hilton, Ariel Shanea Kaping, Faron Walter Kennedy, Andrew Donald LeGore, Charles James Marvel, Carrie Lynne Miller, Kendra Lynne Montoya, Larry Robert Morgan, Joseph Clayton Pritchett, Tammy Lavonn Robinson, Paul Levi Shelton, Zachary Shane Stegner and Cameron Michael Wark.

Travis Alexander Ayres, 23, was sentenced June 30 to one year suspension of a driver’s license, 20 days with the Oregon Dept. of Corrections, 18 months with the Oregon Dept. of Corrections, 24 months post-prison supervision and a $200 fine based on a no contest plea to two counts of fleeing or attempting to elude and felon in possession of a firearm. Charges of reckless driving and tampering with physical evidence were dismissed.

Christian Scott Barger, 25, was sentenced July 19 to six months with the Oregon Dept. of Corrections and 24 months post-prison supervision based on a plea of no contest to third-degree robbery.

James Edward Brown, 57, was charged July 20 with second-degree assault. Bail was set at $50,000.

Brittany Chante Coughran, 34, was charged Aug. 1 with mail theft and second-degree theft.

Zachariah Lee Davis Sr., 34, was sentenced July 14 to 24 months with the Oregon Dept. of Corrections, 24 months post-prison supervision and a $200 fine based on a plea of guilty to tampering with a witness. In a separate case, charges of first-degree burglary, menacing, fourth-degree attempted assault and interference with making a report were dismissed.

Derrick James Freeman, 27, was sentenced July 17 to one year suspension of a driver’s license, 30 months with the Oregon Dept. of Corrections and 12 months post-prison supervision based on a plea of guilty to unauthorized use of a vehicle and felon in possession of a firearm. A criminal driving while suspended charge was dismissed.

Charmaine Chieri Hasenyager, 42, was charged July 17 with DUII and reckless driving.

Michael Eugene Meadors, 39, was sentenced July 28 to 18 months supervised probation based on guilty plea to two counts of identity theft. Other charges of identity theft, fraudulent use of a credit card and second-degree theft were dismissed.

Maitland Joseph Moore, 23, was charged July 17 with unauthorized use of a vehicle and second-degree theft.

Ashley Elizabeth Price, 30, was sentenced Aug. 4 to 19 months with the Oregon Dept. of Corrections, three years post-prison supervision and $1,400.16 restitution based on a plea of guilty to attempt to commit a Class B felony second-degree assault constituting domestic violence.

Colton Robert Michael Rictor, 22, was sentenced July 14 to 13 months with the Oregon Dept. of Corrections, 12 months post-prison supervision and a $200 fine based on a no contest plea to first-degree theft. Charges of first-degree criminal mischief and second-degree burglary were dismissed.

Shena Kay Rosencrantz, 41, was charged July 25 with two counts of third-degree assault.

Richard Gene Stephens, 52, was acquitted on July 18 of charges of felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of first-degree aggravated animal abuse.

Kobe Joshua Tyree, 18, was charged July 20 with second-degree sexual abuse. Bail was set at $30,000.

Jonathon Warren Underwood, 29, was sentenced July 10 to 20 days jail based on a plea of guilty to failure to report as a sex offender.

Kevin Michael Watkins, 44, was sentenced Aug. 2 to permanent revocation of a driver’s license, 30 months with the Oregon Dept. of Corrections, 24 months post-prison supervision and $2,400 in fines based on a no contest plea to criminal driving while suspended and DUII controlled substances. Charges of reckless driving, recklessly endangering another person and giving false information to a police officer were dismissed.

Jekiah Irene Winnier-Aleck, 22, was charged July 28 with DUII with a .16% BAC, reckless driving and violation of a basic speed rule 90/55. On Aug. 2 he was fined $115 for the speeding charge, and was placed in the diversion program

The state on Aug. 9 approved a motion to dismiss a first-degree theft charge against Joshua Scott Dawson, 44. In a separate case, he was sentenced to 20 days jail, 24 months supervised probation and a $200 fine based on a guilty plea to fourth-degree assault. In another separate case, he was sentenced to 15 days jail and 18 months supervised probation based on a plea of guilty to first-degree theft, with a second count of first-degree theft dismissed.

Christian Aaron Morris, 22, was sentenced July 28 to 150 months with the Oregon Dept. of Corrections and 10 years post-prison supervision based on no contest plea to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a child under 12 years old. A charge of attempt to commit a Class B felony was dismissed.

The state dismissed without prejudice on Aug. 10 a charge of second-degree assault against Garland C. Richtsmeier, 55.

Garrett Reed Stevens, 44, was charged Aug. 7 with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Police & Sheriff Logs

July 31

9:04 a.m. – Caller reports gas was siphoned from event vehicle, 401 Main St. D. Report taken for third degree theft, approximate value $74.

2:54 p.m. – Caller reports her vehicle was stolen some time this morning, 1285 46th Ave. Report taken for unauthorized use of motor vehicle.

7:46 p.m. – Caller reports male who is trespassed from Dollar Tree, 2414 Main St., was trying to come into the store and caller was attempting to stop him from coming in and he rammed his walker into her multiple times. Darrell Gene Mullenix, 49, arrested for second degree criminal trespass and harassment.

8:16 p.m. – Heather Linn Thompson, 43, cited and released on Linn County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of unauthorized use of vehicle and Sweet Home Municipal Court warrants for failure to appear on original charges of second degree criminal mischief, second degree disorderly conduct, second degree criminal trespass, and offensive littering, 1950 Main St.

Aug. 1

12:20 a.m. – Chelsie Leann Baxter, 34, cited and released on Sweet Home Municipal warrants for failure to appear on original charges of third degree theft and offensive littering, 47th Avenue and Green River Road.

2:32 a.m. – Lawrence Lee Jones, 25, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal warrant for failure to comply on an original charge of criminal driving, Linn County Sheriff’s Office.

7:24 a.m. – Maria Guadalupe Estrada, 47, cited for speeding 57/35, W. Hwy 20.

7:34 a.m. – Joseph Robert Ebbs, 33, cited for speeding 54/35, W. Hwy 20.

9:04 a.m. – David Lee Oviatt, 43, arrested for second degree disorderly conduct, third degree escape, and second degree criminal mischief, 1100 block Main St. Arrested on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of harassment.

7:29 p.m. – Caller reports female left without paying for groceries. Felisia Krystal Kay Pecue, 32, cited and released for possession of meth, on a Sweet Home Municipal warrant for failure to comply on an original charge of criminal driving, Linn County Circuit Court warrants for driving under the influence of intoxicants, unlawful possession of heroin and animal neglect, a Lebanon Municipal warrant for second degree theft, and an Albany Municipal warrant for third degree theft, Safeway, 1540 Main St.

Aug. 2

4:43 a.m. – Jaime Castro-Hernandez, 27, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal warrant for failure to comply on an original charge of criminal driving, Albany Police Department.

10:02 a.m. – Darrell Mullenix, 49, cited and released for third degree theft, 1900 block Main St., westbound.

10:22 a.m. – Darrell Mullenix, 49, cited and released for first degree criminal trespass, Main Street Market, 1810 Main St.

1:23 p.m. – Caller from Safeway reports male is inside store, 1540 Main St. Another caller from Safeway reports male is yelling at everyone that he is going to kill them. Darrell Mullenix, 49, arrested for first degree criminal trespass, third degree theft, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, third degree robbery, attempting to assault a police officer, and harassment.

6:09 p.m. – Caller reports her generator was stolen, 1881 Ames Creek Rd. Approximate value of loss $400.

Aug. 3

10:49 a.m. – Terry Lynn Ballweber, 59, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to comply on an original charge of second degree criminal trespass, Albany Police Department.

11:12 a.m. – Thomas Pimentel, 25, arrested for identity theft X2, first degree forgery, fraudulent use of a credit card, computer crime, first degree theft, and second degree forgery X2, 1232 4th Ave.

11:19 a.m. – Bryanah Paige Tranilla, 30, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of third degree theft, Albany Police Department.

12:19 p.m. – Gary Campbell, 49, arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving, on Linn County Circuit Court warrants for failure to appear on original charges of harassment, menacing, and a criminal citation X2, and on a Lebanon Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court driving without license, FAC facility. Also cited for no driving privileges and open container.

3:51 p.m. – Caller reports theft occurred 15 minutes ago, has video of it, Dollar Tree, 2414 Main St. Approximate value of loss $20.

4:18 p.m. – Caller reports it appears someone attempted to enter her apartment, door is damaged, 1242 Main St. Report taken for second degree criminal mischief.

9:43 p.m. – Shawn Michael Oviatt, 37, cited for no ignition interlock device and driving uninsured, 18th Avenue/Main Street.

10:10 p.m. – Charles Michael Kinney, 38, cited for driving with a suspended license, 1500 block Main St.

Aug. 4

12:50 a.m. – Amanda Leah Binks, 30, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of third degree theft, Benton County.

3:53 a.m. – Joey Dawayne Persinger, 30, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of third degree theft, Linn County Jail.

8:27 a.m. – Leslie Ann Wallingford Gillis, 45, cited for driving with a suspended license and no insurance, Coffee Hut parking lot.

1:16 p.m. – Kevin Willard, 38, cited for driving with a suspended license, Main Street Market, 1810 Main St.

5:31 p.m. – Katherine Marie Berghoffer, 42, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of third degree theft, Corvallis Police Department.

9:41 p.m. – Ryan Dale Magee, 46, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal warrants for failure to appear on original charges of second degree disorderly conduct and theft of services, Deschutes County.

11:35 p.m. – Caller reports his vehicle is missing, 22nd Avenue/Mountain View Road.

Aug. 5

1:43 a.m. – Caller reports male and female took her backpack, Oregon Jamboree. Report taken for second degree theft.

4:21 a.m. – Kealalaine Rainbolt Pence, 41, cited and released for driving under the influence of intoxicants, 3000 block Main St.

2:23 p.m. – Caller reports her purse with multiple items inside was stolen from her car at Thriftway, 621 Main St. Report taken for unauthorized entry into motor vehicle and second degree theft, approximate value of loss $875.

3:45 p.m. – Elias Mendoza, 20, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of failure to carry or present license, Cottage Grove Police Department.

6:19 p.m. – Raymond Lyle Tressel, 27, arrested on two Sweet Home Municipal Court warrants for failure to appear on original charges of second degree criminal trespass and unauthorized entry into motor vehicle, Deschutes County.

Aug. 6

1:48 a.m. – Caller reports friend is intoxicated and left Strawberry Park driving to Salem. Oregon State Police located female and arrested her for driving under the influence of intoxicants.

8:06 a.m. – Caller reports his significant other’s backpack was stolen along with multiple items inside of it, 1140 18th Ave. Camp A. Report taken for first degree theft.

8:10 a.m. – Caller reports multiple items stolen from Camp A, 1140 18th Ave.

8:30 a.m. – Caller reports her purse with multiple items inside was stolen sometime last night, Camp A, 1140 18th Ave. Report taken for first degree theft.

8:50 a.m. – Caller reports multiple items stolen from Camp A, 1140 18th Ave.

8:54 a.m. – Caller reports multiple items stolen from Camp A, 1140 18th Ave.

8:58 a.m. – Caller reports multiple items stolen from Camp A, 1140 18th Ave.

10:57 a.m. – Caller reports her wallet was stolen, 1140 18th Ave. 72. Report taken for third degree theft, approximate value $32.

11:14 a.m. – Caller reports speaker was stolen, Camp A, 1140 18th Ave. Report taken for second degree theft.

11:27 a.m. – Caller reports multiple items stolen from Camp A, 1140 18th Ave.

11:32 a.m. – Caller reports multiple items stolen from Camp A, 1140 18th Ave.

11:36 a.m. – Caller reports multiple items stolen from Camp A, 1140 18th Ave.

2:37 p.m. – Jeffrey Michael Clark, 53, arrested on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to comply on an original charge of failing to appear on an original charge X2, Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office.

3:47 p.m. – Caller reports multiple items stolen from Camp A, 1140 18th Ave. Report taken for first degree theft, Approximate value $1,260.

7:46 p.m. – Gilbert Alonzo Martinez, 47, cited and released on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of second degree criminal trespass, 1285 46th Ave. Steven Lee Ballweber, 34, cited and released on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to comply on an original charge of hit and run, an Albany Municipal warrant for contempt of court, a Linn County Justice Court warrant for second degree trespass, and a Lebanon Municipal warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of driving with a suspended license. Catherine Jean Hampton, 33, cited and released on Sweet Home Municipal warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of fraudulent use of credit card. Kyle Andrew Metzger, 33, cited and released on Lebanon Municipal warrant for second degree trespass, and arrested on Linn County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of second degree burglary. Kirsten Ann Stevenson, 33, cited and released on Lebanon Municipal warrant for providing false information to a police officer, and arrested on Linn County Circuit Court warrant for delivery of heroin.

9:26 p.m. – Caller reports an intoxicated male came to her residence and punched her husband in the face and ran away, 2019 Long St. Jeremiah Levi Mendoza, 20, arrested for third degree assault and second degree criminal trespass.

11:27 p.m. – Kevin Roy Hampton, 59, cited and released on Sweet Home Municipal warrant for failure to comply on an original charge of criminal driving, 1285 46th Ave.

Aug. 7

12:53 a.m. – Caller reports male took items without permission and made concerning statements and she believes he may be suicidal. Report taken for second degree theft, $350.

Linn County Sheriff’s Department

Aug. 5

9:57:52 a.m.: A rescue operation was reported at 45400 Quartzville Rd, Foster. A female patient was being carried by Sweet Home Fire from the trail when authorities arrived. There was no need for LCSO.

11:48:30 a.m.: Marine Patrol on Foster at 43700 North River Dr issued three citations for No PFD. The citations were issued to Crystal Orr, age 36 of Myrtle Point; Lucas Bjornlund, age 25 of Independence; and Bethany Morrow, age 32 of Eugene.

1:30:33 p.m.: A suspicious vehicle was reported at 49400 Canyon Creek Rd/Hwy 20, Foster. A camper parked on the Canyon 51 line was investigated, and it was determined that the camper belonged to a contractor for another timber company who accidentally put his camper in the wrong place.

2:21:38 p.m.: A parking complaint was reported at 44500 Quartzville Rd, Foster. A vehicle was located illegally parked at the Calkins Boat Ramp in a spot designated for Law Enforcement/Emergency Vehicles Only. A citation was issued to the registered owner and posted on the vehicle.

2:34:14 p.m.: Hugh Harris, 71 of Sweet Home, was taken into custody at 26500 Old Holley Rd, Sweet Home for multiple outstanding felony warrants. Harris was also issued traffic citations for careless driving, driving uninsured, failure to register his vehicle, failure to maintain lane, driving without a driver’s license, and failure to report a crash.

4:13:04 p.m.: A marine incident occurred at 2400 Foster Dam Rd, Sweet Home. A disabled boat was towed to the ramp.

4:52:37 p.m.: Illegal camping was reported at 47700 Quartzville Rd, Foster. A male was contacted illegally camped near mile post 19 on Quartzville and was advised to pack up and move on.

5:32:58 p.m.: A Marine Deputy conducted a shore patrol at 44900 Quartzville Rd, Foster. Three passing boat inspections were conducted, and one failed boat inspection with a warning. Clayton Doyal, age 47 of Corvallis, was issued a citation for Certificate of Number Required for a Boat.

2:45:00 a.m.: A juvenile complaint was reported at 28000 Hwy 20, Sweet Home. A deputy responded to a suspicious person/trespass in progress and located a runaway 10-year-old who wanted to go back home. The juvenile was transported home.

Aug. 7

8:29 a.m. CAMP 10 #121, Harassment: PR reports she was assaulted at the location last night. Carson, Brandi Ann, 41 years old, is in custody for harassment. Booked, cited, and released.

9:02 a.m. 1814 FIR St., Theft 1st Deg: Fishing gear was taken from PR’s boat. Approximate value: $1,200. Report taken.

9:45 a.m. 1400 Block of Long, Warrant Arrest (Other Agency): A subject at the location was yelling that they want to die in the park-like area behind RIO. Leslie Renee Maynard, 50 years old, was cited and released in the field for FTA Assault.

11:22 a.m. RR Tracks, 1100 Block, Transient Camp: Transient individuals were setting up camp between 9th & 12th.

12:13 p.m. 1100 Block of Long, Property Found: A postal employee found keys near the location. The keys were placed in property.

12:38 p.m. 1400 Block Nandina, Warrant Arrest (Other Agency): David Philip Reeder, 63 years old, was taken into custody for FTA Trespass.

2:37 p.m. 1950 Main St., Suspicious Person: A male in the parking lot was exposing himself. The subject then pulled up his pants after being contacted.

6:00 p.m. 1241 23rd Ave., Disturbance: A verbal disturbance at the location. The situation was verbal only, and parties were separated.

6:45 p.m. 925 Long St., Violation City Ord Noise: The neighbor was playing loud music. Officer responded, Bailey, Lavern Durwood, 55 years old, cited for unnecessary noise.

Aug. 8

6:17 a.m. Main/Osage, Traffic Violation: Ethan Otto Miller, 26 years old, was cited for driving uninsured and warned for speeding.

8:04 a.m. 2204 Ironwood St., Animal Welfare Check: Two dogs were tied up all the time, and they now have muzzles on.

9:05 a.m. 2204 Ironwood, Follow Up: Michael Duwayne Franklin, 62 years old, was cited for unlawful tethering of a dog.

11:16 a.m. 2300 Main St., Ambulance Assist: A male was bleeding from the head, walking around and yelling. He crashed his bicycle and was transported by medics.

11:42 a.m. 1980 Main St., Pub Assist-Lock Out: PR requested lock-out assistance. The waiver was signed, entry was gained, and no apparent damage was found.

1:59 p.m. 1100 Block 24th, Vehicle Obstruction: A Chevrolet pickup was blocking access to a driveway. Vehicle was posted for removal by 08/11/2023 at 2:30 p.m.

2:26 p.m. Oregon Jamboree, Theft 2nd Deg: Multiple food items were stolen. Approximate value: $750.

2:36 p.m. 1908 Willow St., Theft 1st Deg: An electric wheelchair was stolen. Approximate value: $1,000.

4:42 p.m. 10th/Main, Traffic Incident: A green Jeep hit the median and continued east with a shredded tire. The driver was advised not to drive, and a re-evaluation will be submitted to DMV.

5:40 p.m. 22nd/Main North of Main, Suspicious Person: A male was standing in the middle of the street. He was not hitting himself upon arrival.

9:47 p.m. 720 Elm St., Theft II: Tools were taken from a yard. Approximate value: $500.

Aug. 9

2:16 a.m. 1540 Main St., Pub Assist-Lock Out: PR requested lock-out assistance. The waiver was signed, entry was gained, and no apparent damage was found.

9:15 a.m. 1908 Willow St., Disturbance: PR reports neighbors are fighting. Officer responded.

10:53 a.m. 1200 38th Ave B104, Theft 1st Deg: PR reports stuff stolen from patio and vehicle. Officer responded, report taken. Estimated value $2,300.

11:18 a.m. 1950 Main St., Warrant Arrest (SHPD Case): Male turned himself in on warrants. Hanscam, Kyle Austin was arrested on SH Muni Warrants for FTA Criminal Trespass II, FTA Resisting Arrest, and Linn Co Circuit Court Warrant for FTA Criminal Mischief II. Booked, cited, and released.

1:59 p.m. 1908 Willow St., Criminal Mischief 2nd Deg: PR reports her tire was stabbed over a drug deal. Report taken.

3:51 p.m. 1443 45th Ave., Pub Assist-Lock Out: PR requests lock-out assistance. Officer responded, waiver signed. Entry gained with no apparent damage.

8:59 p.m. 1540 Main St., Warrant Arrest (SHPD Case): PR reports two males in the store, one male put items into his backpack. PR would like them trespassed. Officer responded, both males were trespassed from location. Maybee, Alexander Michael (28) was arrested on FTA Theft III. Bail: $6250.00. Booked, cited, and released.

9:23 p.m. 1712 11th Ave Northside Park, Disturbance: PR reports someone making excessive noise at park, possibly building something. Officer responded, contacted three at location. They were actively working on getting out of the park. They were advised that if they were caught in the park after hours again they would be excluded for 30 days.

Aug. 10

12:11 a.m. 1118 Main St., Criminal Mischief 2nd Deg: PR reports intoxicated female broke multiple parts of his car. Officer responded. Strasser, Colleen Marie Mae (30) was arrested for Criminal Misch II. Booked, cited, and released.

1:27 a.m. 1950 Main St., Disturbance: Officer located female who left garbage in front of location. She was advised to pick it up but then refused to do so. Strasser, Colleen Marie Mae (30) was arrested for offensive littering. Booked, cited, and released.

11:05 a.m. 24th & Main, Warrant Arrest (SHPD Case): PR reports male camping in the area. Warren, Nicholas Scot arrested on multiple warrants. Booked, cited, and released.

8:50 p.m. 1234 Main St., Both PRs Req Welfare Check: Female found laying in driveway, declined medical help.

9:40 p.m. 4181 Osage St., Hit and Run Vehicle Damage: PR’s vehicle was hit, minor damage around $800.

11:31 p.m. 1229 Main St., Burglary and Criminal Mischief: Male threw rock into window, stole item, and ran off. Approx damage $800.

Aug. 11

1:49 a.m. 1400 Block 24th Ave., Brush Fire: LCSO reports brush fire. Officers will assist and attempt to locate female in the area.

3:24 a.m. 1198 38th Ave., Disturbance: Neighbors yelling. Male refused entry to officers. Starkweather, Stephanie Irene (35) cited and released for contempt of court.

8:50 a.m. 1266 44th Ave., Animal-SHPD: PR brought in dog to scan for chip. Dog placed in kennel.

1:07 p.m. 1950 Main St. SHPD, Warrant Arrest (SHPD Case): Morgan, Timothy Dean James (21) arrested for animal abandonment. Cited and released.

1:41 p.m. 1234 Main St., Warrant Arrest (Other Agency): Freeman, Ann Marie Margaret (27) arrested on multiple warrants from various agencies.

6:59 p.m. 1200 Block Evergreen Ln., Suspicious Vehicles: Two vehicles appear to be camping out, notices placed.

8:42 p.m. 1908 Willow St., Criminal Mischief 2nd Deg: Windows in vehicle have been broken out. Damage amount unknown.

9:02 p.m. 1950 Main St., Warrant Arrest (SHPD Case): Jamie Carpenter arrested for criminal driving. Cited and released.

9:26 p.m. 621 Main St., Harassment: Male punched a female and ran off. Report taken.

Aug. 12

5:02 a.m. 3224 Main St., Theft 2nd Deg: Male attempted entry into residence. Approx loss value $250.

12:50 p.m. 1131 29th Ave., Vehicle Burglary: PR’s vehicle was broken into last night. Report taken.