Over the past two months, officers from the Corvallis Police Department have been investigating multiple cases that have occurred throughout Corvallis. Through there investigative efforts, officers identified the suspect as Bonnie Peters, a 25 year old female from New Hampshire who now resides in Corvallis.
Peters was arrested on 09-12-20 and new charges were added on 09-22-20 after evidence showed Peters created a fictitious persona with the name “Halley Callahan.” Using this fake name, along with a fake Social Security Number, Peters reportedly, accessed medical services at the Good Samaritan Hospital, ambulance services from the Corvallis Fire Department, received insurance coverage from the Oregon Health Plan, passed forged prescriptions, rented an apartment in Corvallis, and even attained employment at a local restaurant. In addition to the crimes linked to her fake persona, Peters was identified as the suspect in multiple burglaries, trespasses, and other various theft cases.
Peters is currently lodged at the Benton County Jail on the following charges in relation to numerous investigations:
Identity theft x 5
Giving False Information to a Police Officer
Burglary 1 x 3
Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card
Theft 3 x 2
The Corvallis Police Department would like to thank those who assisted in this complex investigation. If you have any information about Bonnie Peters, or information related to her fake persona of “Halley Callahan” please contact Officer Rhoda Krause at 541-766-6924.