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Owner of Jerrys Precision Muffler in Corvallis, Ore., Donald Jackson, holds a display catalytic converter in his shop. Jackson saw an increase in catalytic converter theft beginning in mid-2020.

Here’s the Tea: What you need to know if your catalytic converter is stolen

Lara Rivera, Columnist
February 27, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. The stereotype of college students having $40 in their bank...

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Corvallis woman strangled by burglar, suspect arrested on six charges

Sam Misa, News Contributor
February 16, 2022

Content warning: Story contains mention of strangulation, attempted sexual assault and general violence.  A violent burglary occurred on Feb. 12 on SW Seventh Street near downtown Corvallis, Ore.,...

An illustration of a guardian watching over the city of Corvallis, Ore. Corvallis Watch is an Instagram page which seeks to inform users of safety concerns in the Corvallis area.

OSU students find Corvallis Watch Instagram page ‘useful,’ ‘important for public safety’

Corvallis Police Department recommends community members use CPD social media for public safety information
Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
January 3, 2022

With 3,801 followers, the Corvallis Watch Instagram account has garnered a dedicated following of Corvallis, Ore. community members, especially Oregon State University students looking to stay...

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Bias crime assault suspect Rackley appears in court, judge reassigns case to track with co-defendants’ court dates

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
December 9, 2021

In suspect Kyle Rackley’s first personal court appearance, parties provided case updates, and Judge Joan Demarest of the Benton County Circuit Court assigned Rackley’s case to Judge Locke Williams’...

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Letter To The Editor: Does CPD care?

Millicent Durand
November 12, 2021

Last month, a trans woman was assaulted and had her nose broken outside the 7/11 on Kings by two men. Since then, despite them being identified and their faces plastered all over social media, the CPD...

Dylan Guido, 21, (left) arrested on the charges of bias crime in the first degree and assault in the third degree. Riley Westbrooks, 21, (middle) arrested on the same charges, and are both being held at the Benton County Jail. Kyle Rackley, (left) was arrested on charges of assault in the third degree. All three suspects have posted bail.

CPD arrests three suspects in bias crime assault, including former OSU student

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
November 4, 2021

Update made Nov. 4 at 6:28 p.m. with bail amounts of all three suspects. Update made Nov. 5 at 1:48 p.m. with court date and bail info. Three suspects were arrested on Nov. 4 for allegedly being...

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CPD investigating violent incident, OSU seeking to confirm student involvement

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
October 29, 2021

Clarification: Information in this article has been updated to clarify that OSU student involvement in the violent incident has not been confirmed.  The Corvallis Police Department is currently investigating...

An unidentified Philomath man has died as a result of an officer involved shooting in the early morning hours on Saturday, April 3 at the Days Inn on 9th Street in Corvallis, Ore. An investigation is underway but as of now the suspect is said to have been acting aggressively and attempting to enter guest rooms.

Philomath man shot and killed at Corvallis hotel by CPD officer

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
April 3, 2021

A 32-Year-Old Philomath man was shot and killed outside the Days Inn on 9th Street by a Corvallis Police Officer.In a statement published to Facebook, the Corvallis Police Department said the investigation...

Level 3 sex offender reported having been seen in Corvallis near OSU campus

Angela Tam, News Contributor
February 16, 2021

Several students from Oregon State University have reported the recent presence of felony sex offender Timothy Mross, 36, near campus property. Mross is labeled a level three sex offender, the highest...

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Corvallis Police Log: 1/24 – 2/6

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
February 15, 2021

Jan. 24Loud Noise, Special Response NoticeAt about 11:30 a.m., police responded to an argument between a male and female at the Super 8 Hotel on Northwest Second Street. The woman was heard screaming from...

An alcoholic beverage and food served to-go at a local Corvallis bar. As of December 24th, Oregon bars are temporarily allowed to serve cocktails and single servings of wine to go.

New Oregon laws allow for alcoholic drinks to-go

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
February 5, 2021

Corvallis residents are now able to order alcoholic drinks to-go and support local businesses safely due to the passing of Senate bill 1801 in late December, effective for all restaurant businesses in...

Corvallis police vehicle can be seen in the following photo. With the introduction of a new Corvallis Police Chief maintaining a streamlined COVID is vital for public safety.

Corvallis Police Department changes operations as per COVID-19 limitations

Angela Tam, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

While the Corvallis community has continuously adjusted daily operations to fit Gov. Kate Brown’s orders, the Corvallis Police Department has also needed to make changes in how it operates in the city...

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