People arrested are innocent unless proven otherwise in court. Initial charges often change as a case progresses.
Stolen car — 3:07 a.m. Monday, 2000 block Lyon Street. A 1995 Acura Integra was stolen 10 minutes earlier, said a caller. The vehicle is white with a blue stripe.
Stolen car — 6:48 p.m. Monday, McDonald’s, 1820 Pacific Blvd. S.W. A green 1995 Nissan Sentra was reported stolen sometime in the previous 20 minutes, said a caller.
Gas thefts — 11:51 a.m. Tuesday, Periwinkle Creek apartments. A maintenance man discovered at least 30 vehicles parked at the complex had had gas stolen from them, and at least 10 gas caps were missing. Police took a report.
LINN COUNTY SHERIFF
House vandalism — 2:46 p.m. Monday, 38800 block Sixth Avenue, Scio. A house up for sale was broken into and vandalized, with holes cut into the walls, windows and mirrors broken, and ketchup sprayed about. The total loss value was undetermined but significant, according to a Sheriff’s Office spokesman.
Car prowl — 6:44 p.m. Monday, 38800 block Ash Street, Scio. A pickup was broken into and machine skates worth $4,000, tools worth $1,000 and a laser worth $300 were stolen. The machine skates were recovered by a man who said he was paid with them for work on a car. Investigation is continuing.
Stolen vehicle — 11:31 a.m. Tuesday, 38900 block of Highway 226. A 2004 Mazda RX 8 with the keys left in the vehicle was reported stolen. Estimated value: $6,500.
Pursuit, arrest — 12:45 a.m. Monday, Highway 20 and Sodaville Road. A GMC van failed to yield to an officer, and was going 80 mph on the highway and failing to maintain its lane. The van eventually stopped and the driver was detained at gunpoint. Cody Ray Guthrie, 25, of Sweet Home, was arrested on a parole violation warrant for absconding and on a charge of attempt to elude. His first court appearance on the attempt to elude charge was scheduled for Jan. 8. A hold was placed on him at the Linn County Jail.
Vehicle vs. pedestrian — 12:09 p.m. Monday, 800 block S. Main Street. Carol Jean Shoemaker, 80, was struck by a black Honda and taken to the hospital. Angelica Mae Meadors, 26, was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.