Noninjury accident — 11:39 a.m. Wednesday, 2099 Santiam Highway SE. A motorcycle flipped after coming to a sudden stop due to a vehicle lane change. Its driver was transported with minor injuries.
LINN COUNTY SHERIFF
Animal complaint — 12:01 p.m. Wednesday, 42600 block Ames Creed Road, Sweet Home. A caller reported that 12 cows were at large on his property and requested that their owner be warned to contain his animals.
Criminal mischief — 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, 3700 block Knox Butte Road, Albany. A male in a black pickup truck was cutting cookies in a gravel lot, resulting in $300 in damages. Deputies were unable to locate him.
Injury crash — 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, 25300 Gap Road, Brownsville. A male was injured in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash just south of Ranch Drive. He was transported to Riverbend Hospital.
Suspicious person — 8:09 p.m. Wednesday, 31200 Lake Creek Drive, Halsey. A caller reported a suspicious male walking along the road. Deputies made contact and determined he was exercising.
LINN COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT
Arson trial scheduled — From Thursday morning. Joel Lee Reynolds, 50, of Brownsville, charged with first-degree arson, was scheduled for a two-day trial to start on Nov. 19. Reynolds is accused of starting a chemical fire in the Lebanon Walmart on May 14.
OREGON STATE POLICE
Drugs, funny money — 6:31 p.m. Tuesday, Interstate 5 southbound, Viewcrest Drive off ramp. A Honda Civic was parked on the shoulder, and upon contact, one of the passengers was in the process of using drugs. During a search of the vehicle, drugs, drug paraphernalia and counterfeit currency were located. Tayler Alexander, 29, was arrested on charges of first-degree forgery, possession of heroin and failure to appear. Kevin Jay Crooks, 25, was arrested on charges of delivery and possession of methamphetamine, possession of heroin, possession of a controlled substance scheduled II and probation violation. Dakota John Allen, 26, of Lebanon, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants – alcohol, possession of heroin and possession of methamphetamine.