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Corvallis Man Arrested for Attempted Murder - 05/23/17

On May 22, 2017, twenty-two year old Benjamin Leland Bucknell of Corvallis was arrested and charged with three counts of Attempted Murder, three Counts of Assault in the First Degree, two counts of Assault in the Second Degree, Resisting Arrest and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. The charges stem from an incident reported to Corvallis Police in the early morning hours of May 22, 2017, in the 400 block of NW 27th St.

Bucknell is lodged in the Benton County Jail on $525,000 bail. He will be arraigned in Benton County Circuit Court at 1:20pm on May 23, 2017. Any news outlet who wishes to cover the proceeding using video equipment must obtain permission from the court. Please contact Trial Court Supervisor Eric Pointer for information on video recording, and coverage inside the courtroom.

There will be no additional media releases prior to the 1:20pm arraignment.

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Corvallis Police Investigating Stabbing - 05/22/17

On May 22, 2017, at approximately 5:54am, Corvallis Police Department Officers responded to 400 block of NW 27th ST, after a 911 caller reported a stabbing at a residence. Upon arriving, the officers learned a male suspect had entered a residence and stabbed multiple victims before fleeing the residence on foot. Officers located the suspect near the Benton County Senior Center where they were able to take him into custody. The suspect's identity is not known to investigators at this time. He was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment after being taken into custody.

Multiple victims were transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with serious injuries. Investigators are still on scene. More details will be released as they become available.