• A 41-year-old Centralia man was arrested after he allegedly choked his estranged wife, threatened her and her 16-year-old son with a baseball bat and smashed out the front window to the home at the 3700 block of Prairie Avenue in Centralia on Saturday night. Deputies called about 9:30 p.m. subsequently located Robby L. Rolly and booked him into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, third degree assault and malicious mischief, according to the sheriff’s office.
• Deputies arrested a 20-year-old Onalaska man yesterday morning for allegedly threatening to kill his estranged girlfriend during an argument. Dylan J. Brossett was booked into the Lewis County Jail for harassment following the alleged incident at the 100 block of Josephine Loop in Onalaska, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He is to be released without charges pending further investigation.
THEFT AND BURGLARY
• A deputy took a report yesterday from the 100 block of Dieckman Road west of Chehalis yesterday of numerous rings and necklaces stolen from a safe. The loss estimated at almost $2,000, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The case is under investigation with a possible suspect, according to Sgt. Rob Snaza.
• A deputy took a report yesterday afternoon about a break-in to a barn at the 12000 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Randle. Power tools, chain saws and other items were stolen sometime between Saturday and Monday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• A deputy was called about 1 a.m. on Sunday to an attempted burglary at a dental clinic at the 200 block of Silverbrook Road in Randle. An alarm sounded, there was damage found on the front door but nothing was stolen, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported yesterday someone stole more than $10,000 worth of tools and other items when they broke into a shop and a work vehicle at the 100 block of Templeton Road outside Toledo sometime between last Thursday and Friday.
• Chehalis police took a report on Friday from the 500 block of Jefferson Avenue regarding two discovered wallets stolen while the residents had guests in their home. Missing is at least $900 cash, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Someone stole eight tires and a CD /DVD player from a garage area at the 500 block of West Reynolds Avenue in Centralia sometime between Sunday and Monday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• Centralia police responded just before 9 a.m. yesterday to the 600 block of Lakeshore Drive to an attempted burglary in which someone broke a window to a garage.
• Centralia police responded about 4 p.m. yesterday to the 1500 block of Delaware Avenue regarding a stolen credit card.
• Centralia police responded about 7 p.m. on Sunday to the 1200 block of Mellen Street where a male attempted to spend a counterfeit $20 bill, but fled the premises when the clerk noted it was fake.
• Centralia police took another report yesterday of someone’s check cashed for a different amount than it had been written for, having been stolen from a mailbox on the 200 block of Centralia College Boulevard.
• A vehicle stolen about a month ago in Centralia was discovered burned up on Saturday night on a logging road off the Lincoln Creek Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• Police took a report of a prowl to an unlocked vehicle yesterday morning at the 700 block of South Gold Street in Centralia.
• An Avon bag was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle at the 2600 block of Borst Avenue in Centralia on Sunday afternoon.
• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported yesterday someone stole a .22 caliber rifle from a vehicle at the 500 block of Hill Street in Pe Ell sometime between last Thursday and Friday. The gun is valued at $500, according to the sheriff’s office.
• Chehalis police took a report on Friday night of a pistol and some medication stolen from a car while it was parked at Wal-Mart.
• Chehalis police took a report about noon yesterday from a woman who said a man was following her around inside Wal-Mart and took a picture of her with his cell phone near the entrance. She reported it to management, Sgt. Gary WIlson said. Taking a picture of a person in public isn’t a crime, but stalking them would be, Wilson said. The incident is being looked into, he said.
UNRULY MAN ARRESTED
• Police arrested a 27-year-old homeless man about 1:30 p.m. yesterday for obstruction after he allegedly tried to start fights with various people at the 200 block of North Railroad Avenue. Timothy R. Swann was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 34-year-old Portland man was arrested for trespassing and possession of methamphetamine after he was discovered hiding on a locomotive Saturday afternoon at the end of Kuper Road in Centralia. Christopher Boulden was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
TODDLER INJURED BY FAMILY DOG
• The sheriff’s office impounded a black lab after it bit a 1-year-old boy yesterday, causing severe lacerations to the child’s face. It happened when the little one was playing with the family dog at the 300 block of East Oakview Avenue in Centralia yesterday morning, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The boy was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital where he is being treated, Sgt. Rob Snaza said.
• Fire destroyed a cargo truck on Saturday at the 200 block of Mossyrock Road. Lewis County Fire District 3 Chief Doug Fosburg said the blaze threatened two residences but was extinguished before it could spread.
• A 49-year-old Onalaska man suffered an injury to his head when his vehicle struck a tree along the 700 block of Middle Fork Road in Onalaska on Sunday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Randy L. Lincecum was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital after the approximately 12:30 p.m. single-vehicle collision, according to the sheriff’s office.
• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarms, shoplifting, suspicious circumstances, protection order violation, collisions on city streets; a report of a hen walking around the Chehalis park and ride lot … and more.
Vehicle versus tree on Middle Fork Road / Courtesy photo by Rhonda Volk