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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, August 21st, 2017
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THEFT, FORGERIES UNDER INVESTIGATION TOLEDO

• A deputy was called to the 100 block of Lone Yew Road in Toledo on Friday to take a report of a theft in which blank checks were stolen, some of which had been written out for cash totaling $890. Also missing and believed to have been taken on the same day – July 29 – were several pieces of  jewelry, $10 worth of quarters and another $120 cash, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said there is a potential person of interest and Toledo police are working on forgeries related to the case.

INTRUDER GLENOMA

• A deputy was called to the 100 block of Uden Road in Glenoma just before 7 p.m. on Friday following the discovery someone had pried open a side door to a shop building there. It happened sometime since Aug. 13 and isn’t clear anything of value had been taken, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called to the 400 block of South Buckner Street about 9:30 a.m. on Saturday to take a report of the theft of a white 1985 Toyota SR5 pickup from during the night. The truck has a blue stripe on the side, a black metal brush guard on the front and a license plate of B79361E, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 9 a.m. yesterday to the Southwest Washington Fair grounds following the discovery some medication was missing from a camper parked there.

• Centralia police were called just after 9 a.m. on Friday to take a report an iPad was stolen from an unlocked vehicle the previous morning at the 500 block of Harrison Avenue.

ASSAULT

• A 37-year-old Centralia woman – Judith M. Fenning  – was arrested for allegedly assaulting an officer in a Friday morning case associated with the 2400 block of West Reynolds Avenue in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A deputy responded to the Lewis County Jail yesterday morning to investigate the discovery an inmate had 43 tablets of Clonazepam, a prescription medication the inmate said he had hidden and brought with him when he was arrested. The 37-year-old said he was taking them “to help” and a case is being referred to prosecutors for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Cristian Ramirez-Dado, 19, of Centralia, was arrested for driving under the influence as well as hit and run after allegedly being involved in a two-vehicle collision at the 1200 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia about 2:20 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police were unaware of any injuries.

• A 68-year-old man was transported to Morton General Hospital with serious injuries to an ankle and a shoulder after his motorcycle collided with his wife’s motorcycle when they came upon an unexpected stop sign at Forest Service Road 25 and state Route 131 in Randle on Friday. A deputy responding about 12:50 p.m. indicated she sustained minor scrapes, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The couple is from Vancouver, Washington, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, harassment, hit and run, trespassing, reckless endangerment, third-degree theft, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving without required ignition interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, civil issue, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, attempt to pass counterfeit bill … and more among 434 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Friday, August 18th, 2017
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UNLAWFUL GUN PLAY

• A deputy responding to a report of a vehicle blocking traffic and a man in the middle of the road firing a rifle towards the woods contacted the individual and found he had a prior conviction that prohibited him from possessing guns. It happened about 7 p.m. yesterday at the 1400 block of Middle Fork Road near Onalaska, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The weapon and several spent rounds were collected for evidence and Anthony C. Burchfield, 41, was arrested, according to the sheriff’s office. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail for first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Police were called about 11:15 a.m. yesterday to take a report that shoes and clothing were taken from a car at the 200 block of North King Street in Centralia on Sunday evening.

VANDALISM

• Two windows of a house had rocks thrown through them at the 400 block of Prairie Rose Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police just before 6 p.m. yesterday. The house was also egged, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 11:25 a.m. yesterday to take a report that three mailboxes were pried open sometime during the previous two days at the 100 block of South Silver Street.

• Chehalis police were called just before 11 a.m. yesterday regarding vandalism to a 2017 Jeep at the 1800 block of Bishop Road. There was a hole in its hood, about an inch in size that looked like a tear, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 12:15 p.m. yesterday to take a report of someone “keying” a foul word onto a vehicle.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Firefighters were called about 8:15 a.m. today to a rollover crash on Jackson Highway just north of North Prairie Road, Nobody was transported, according to Lewis County Fire District 5.

• Two vehicles were totaled and one driver hospitalized after the motorist didn’t see the SUV in front of her had stopped for road construction on southbound state Route 7 about 11 miles north of Morton this morning. Troopers called to the scene just after 8 a.m. found the Dodge Dakota pickup struck the rear of a 2017 Audi Q7 sport utility vehicle, according to the Washington State Patrol. Sandra L. Gidley, 39, from Spanaway, was injured and taken to Morton General Hospital, according to the state patrol. James M. Bieker, 41, of Eatonville, was injured but not transported, the investigating trooper indicates. Gidley was to be cited for second-degree negligent driving.

• Chehalis police were called about 1:20 p.m. yesterday when a tow truck and passenger car collided at West Main Street and Cascade Avenue.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, resisting arrest, fourth-degree assault, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, harassment, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 149 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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CRAIGSLIST SCAMMER VICTIMIZES CHEHALIS RESIDENT

• Someone pretending to be the owner of a local house and advertising it for rent on Craigslist has tricked one person into sending them money, according to the Chehalis Police Department. A Chehalis woman contacted police yesterday and said after email exchanges, and paying $700, she was waiting for the keys, when the supposed new landlord asked for even more money for a deposit. It turns out the person who took the woman’s money does not own the residence, according to police. “It’s a shame,” Chehalis Police Department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. “People need to be very, very cautious.”

VEHICLE THEFT

• A gray 2013 Honda Pilot was reported stolen from the 400 block of South Buckner Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 1:35 p.m. yesterday. The vehicle has a license plate reading AKE 0476, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 33-year-old resident of Idaho Falls was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle in a case in which a deputy went to the 9000 block of U.S. Highway 12 yesterday afternoon where there was a Honda CRX420 ATV stolen from a Castle Rock woman and subsequently found Spencer C. Kraft walking near Young Road and determined Kraft had been previously operating the ATV, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Kraft was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

OTHER THEFT

• A hydraulic log splitter was reported stolen from a back yard at the 300 block of L Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 8:35 a.m. yesterday

• Two Tacoma residents who allegedly stole clothing from a children’s store at the 1200 block of Lum Road in Centralia and assaulted an employee who tried to stop them from leaving with merchandise were subsequently arrested for second-degree robbery yesterday. Police called just before 5:30 p.m. booked Dasia S. McDaniel, 20, and Ittalyah J. Jackson, 22, into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called yesterday morning to take reports from two victims that rent money was stolen from the 1000 block of North Scheuber Road.

• A Samsung Galaxy Note 5 cell phone was reported stolen from the 500 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia about 9:45 a.m. yesterday.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called just after 4 p.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue where a forged check had been deposited into an individual’s bank account via an ATM. The investigation is ongoing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

GREEN HILL SCHOOL

• Chehalis police were called just before 10 a.m. yesterday to Green Hill School on the 300 block of Southwest 11th Street to take a report that a 17-year-old student-inmate spit on a staff member. The case is being referred to prosecutors for custodial assault, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• The window was broken out of a vehicle parked at the 1600 block of South Gold Street in Centralia in an apparent attempted  prowl, according to a report made to police about 4:50 p.m yesterday .

• A vehicle prowl was reported about 1:35 p.m. yesterday at the 400 block of South Buckner Street in Centralia in which multiple personal items were stolen from the interior of the unlocked vehicle.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A deputy responded to the 1300 block of Highway 603 about 8:45 p.m. yesterday for a single-vehicle collision in which a 1999 Ford F350 pickup was totaled from striking a utility pole. There was no driver around, but two witnesses saw a male leave the area in a white Honda Civic, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

SPARKS SUSPECTED IN I-5 FIRES

• Firefighters in Centralia were called about 11 a.m. yesterday for a brush fire along the shoulder of southbound Interstate 5 near milepost 83. It burned an area about 600 feet long and 10 feet wide, according to Riverside Fire Authority. The fire was easily extinguished, according to Fire Capt. Scott Weinert. According to the Washington State Patrol, it was one of several fires burning along the freeway from the area of Maytown, believed to  have been ignited by a semi truck that was driving on a tire rim, Weinert stated.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with no license, fourth-degree assault; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, harassment, vehicle collision, shoplifting, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation … and more among 176 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Crew extinguishes flames north of Centralia along freeway. / Courtesy photo by Riverside Fire Authority

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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TRICKED OUT OF MORE THAN A GRAND

• A 40-year-old Centralia resident visited Chehalis police yesterday to report an incident in which he lost $1,350. He said he was attempting to get a loan and was contacted by someone who said they had deposited money into his account and he just needed to go purchase some gift cards and give them the information so they could collect the money, according to the Chehalis Police Department. “We informed him he was being scammed and about precautions he should take,” Chehalis Police Department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. Bailey said there are no suspects and it didn’t look like police would be able to develop a suspect in the case.

DINE AND DASH

• A pair of diners ate nearly $60 worth of food at the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia and left without paying, according to a report made to police about 1:20 a.m. today.

MONEY MISSING

• An individual at the 1300 block of Alexander Street in Centralia reported the theft of $20, according to a report made to police about 3:45 p.m. yesterday.

CAR PROWL

• A female contacted police just after 4 p.m. yesterday to report her purse had been stolen from her vehicle two weeks earlier in a case associated with the 100 block of East Main Street in Centralia.

REPORT OF ASSAULT

• Jaime Santos Apolonio, 26, of Sacramento, was arrested yesterday for fourth-degree assault following a call to police about 10:20 p.m. to the 300 block of Southwest Third Street, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The arrest was in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred several days earlier, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• Chehalis police were called about 11:15 a.m. yesterday to the 300 block of Southwest 11th Street to take a report of an alleged third-degree assault. Further details were not readily available.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 62-year-old Centralia resident was reportedly uninjured after driving his vehicle through a closed gate at Centralia College near the 500 block of West Pear Street just before 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon, but was arrested for driving under the influence, according to the Centralia Police Department. Mahlon L. Wigginton was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• Centralia police were called about 2:30 p.m. yesterday to the 600 block of West Main Street where a 14-year-old boy driving a motor vehicle allegedly caused a two-vehicle injury collision. A case will be referred to prosecutors regarding the teen driving without a license, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, malicious mischief, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, vandalism, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, protection order violation … and more among 171 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Updated at 4:47 p.m.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Multiple household items were stolen from a residence on the 500 block of South Gold Street in Centralia over a period of months while the victim was in the hospital, according to a report made to police about 3:40 p.m. yesterday.

COFFEE STAND BURGLED

• A Vader man reported yesterday morning someone broke a window to his coffee stand and stole a cash drawer at the 100 block of Cowlitz Loop Drive in Toledo. It happened between 7:45 p.m. on Sunday and 6:45 a.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Missing is $82 cash, according to the sheriff’s office.

BREAK-IN RANDLE

• A deputy was contacted yesterday morning by the owner of property on the 600 block of Skinner Road in Randle who said a neighbor had called him last Wednesday to notify him they had chased a group of people off the property. The owner went to the property and discovered three locks were damaged and a game cam had been stolen, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BURGLARY STORAGE YARD

• A deputy was called yesterday to a storage facility at the 2400 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia where someone had cut a hole in a chain link fence and stolen food from a travel trailer parked there. A door handle to a camper was also damaged, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

OCCUPIED VEHICLE PROWLED

• Chehalis police were called by a 68-year-old Rochester woman about 12:45 p.m. yesterday who said she was dozing in her car in the Wal-Mart parking lot waiting for her passenger and someone made off with her purse. She called back a couple hours later to report her credit card had been used at Home Depot, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police took a report yesterday morning that several batteries had been stolen from large equipment at the 1000 block of Long Road over recent months.

• Centralia police were called just after 11 a.m. yesterday to take a report regarding fraudulent use of an EBT card in a case associated with the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue. The victim was referred to the state Department of Social and Health Services, according to the Centralia Police Department.

EXPOSED

• Chehalis police were called to the Lewis County Mall about 11:40 a.m. yesterday by females who said the door to the men’s restroom was open and they saw a male in there touching himself. Sean C. Morgan, 29, of Centralia, was cited for indecent exposure and then released, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 1:15 p.m. yesterday to take a report a garage door had been tagged at the 600 block of Southwest William Avenue.

• A vehicle’s paint was damaged by an egg during an apparent prank at the 2000 block of Ahlers Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 7:40 a.m. yesterday. No suspects have been identified, according to the Centralia Police Department.

LIFE SAVED AT FREEWAY OVERPASS

• A sheriff’s deputy stopped in traffic near Interstate 5 in Chehalis jumped into action when he spotted a woman standing next to the railing on the 13th Street overpass set her belongings down and then climb over the railing yesterday. He exited his car, ran to the female and grabbed her, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The deputy asked for a Chehalis officer about 3:45 p.m., as other passersby pulled over and called 911. Arrangements were made for the woman to be transported to the hospital, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 41-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested early yesterday morning with minor injuries after a rollover collision along the Pe Ell-McDonald Road, near Lost Valley Road near Pe Ell. A deputy responding about 2:30 a.m. observed a red car on its top in a ditch with significant damage and contacted Brooks who said she had not been driving the car, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Brooks sustained a laceration to her arm and an abrasion on her eye brow and was booked into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 72-year-old Tenino man was arrested after allegedly pulling out onto U.S. Highway 101 in Pacific County in front of a motorcycle, injuring two people yesterday afternoon. Troopers called about 2:55 p.m. to the scene at Baycenter Road about 14 miles south of South Bend report that Peter L. Gregory, 72, of Tenino, was unhurt but he was booked into the Pacific County Jail for driving under the influence. His 2017 Kia Sorento was impounded, according to the Washington State Patrol. The 2015 BMW R12 motorcycle was totaled and its two occupants from Kirkland were injured, according to the state patrol. John M. Vanenkevort and Lisa A. Vanenkevort, both 56 years old, were transported by aid to Willapa Harbor Hospital, according to the investigating trooper.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, trespassing, shoplifting, probation violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, suspicious circumstances … and more among 157 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Updated at 6:02 p.m.

ALLEGATION: SOUTH COUNTY MECHANIC RAMS GIRLFRIEND’S VEHICLE

• A 40-year-old man reportedly upset another man was helping his former girlfriend fix her vehicle allegedly rapidly accelerated in reverse throwing gravel about, then stopped, put his pickup truck in drive and sped forward so fast he spun out as he rammed her vehicle. A Toledo police officer was called about 10 p.m. on Friday to the dispute, according to charging documents which make no mention of where it occurred. David G. Rabbit was booked into the Lewis County Jail and this afternoon a defense attorney said her client who is employed as a mechanic resides with the alleged victim so he was opposed to a no contact order. Lewis County Superior Court Judge James Lawler imposed the no contact order and set bail at $10,000. Rabbit is charged with one count of second-degree malicious mischief as well as hit and run. The woman’s bumper ended up partially dismounted, according to court papers.

ASSAULT

• A 29-year-old inmate at the Lewis County Jail was arrested for custodial assault after allegedly spitting at a corrections deputy as the inmate was being placed into additional restraints on Saturday night. Danielle K. Hutchison allegedly also scratched the forearms of the same corrections deputy causing bleeding, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BURGLARY

• A rural Chehalis woman called 911 after getting phone notification from her residential surveillance system that someone was inside her house, who she recognized as a person who rents space in a shop on the same property. Bradley D. Kelly, 48, of Chehalis, allegedly admitted he went into the home on the 1900 block of Rice Road and took $1.75 in coins, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy called after the approximately 7:45 p.m. incident on Saturday arrested Kelly for residential burglary and booked him in to the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

FRAUD

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports it is investigating after someone tried to cash a $1,200 check at a bank in Olympia which had been stolen from the 700 block of Koontz Road south of Chehalis. The victim reported last Wednesday the discovery checks had been stolen between July 30 and Aug. 6, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A Chehalis resident reported on Friday a fraudulent withdrawal of $182 from their bank account at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called to the 200 block of West Hanson Street about 9:10 a.m. yesterday to take a report white 1992 Honda Accord had been stolen during the night. The four-door passenger car bears a license plate reading AAT 0636, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A deputy responded about 6:25 p.m. on Saturday to the 500 block of state Route 122 in Silver Creek where two teenage boys allegedly took a golf cart, afterward saying they thought it could be rented, although they admitted they didn’t rent it. The cart was returned to its owner and the case is being referred to prosecutors for possible charges of taking a motor vehicle without permission, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. They are a 17-year-old from Edgewood and a 14-year-old from Happy Valley, Oregon, according to the sheriff’ office.

DRUGS

• A 22-year-old Onalaska resident walking along the 900 block of Byham Road in Winlock about 2:45 p.m. on Saturday was arrested for an outstanding warrant and then possession of methamphetamine. Jordon N. White was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Chehalis police were called to Green Hill School on Friday to investigate a report of contraband, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The case is under investigation, according to police.

• When drug detectives contacted a 27-year-old Centralia man on Friday for allegedly previously selling some heroin to an informant, he allegedly confessed there was about an ounce of the drug inside his vehicle, and a smaller amount of meth. His vehicle was searched with a warrant today and Brandon M. Cruzan was charged in Lewis County Superior Court with three felonies and ordered held on $100,000 bail. Charging documents in the case allege Cruzan made the sale sometime since June 1 in Lewis County, and Lewis County Deputy Prosecutor Paul Masiello told a judge he expected to file two more charges of delivery. Judge James Lawler said he set the high amount of bail for community safety reasons. Cruzan was charged with one count of delivery of a controlled substance, one count of possession of methamphetamine and one count of possession of heroin with intent to deliver in the case investigated by the Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team. His arraignment is scheduled for Thursday.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 12:15 p.m. yesterday to a business on the 600 block of Northwest State Avenue following the discovery of spray paint tagging and damage to a door.

EASTERN WASH. WILDFIRE

• Three members of Lewis County Fire District 5 left late Saturday night with a brush truck and a tender to assist with the East Saddle Mountain Fire in Grant County. The fire which began at approximately 3:30 p.m. was estimated at 5,000 acres and growing, threatening crops, infrastructure and homes, according to the Washington state Fire Marshal’s Office.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports the driver of the Nissan Maxima that was totaled on Saturday afternoon when it struck a tree alongside the 3100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence. Alexis J. Barajas, 19, of Centralia, was also arrested for minor in possession/consumption of alcohol, according to the sheriff’s office. Barajas received minor lacerations and abrasions to his head and face, was treated at Providence Centralia Hospital and booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, driving without required ignition interlock, failure to transfer vehicle title; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, civil issue, suspicious circumstances … and more among 130 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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The 3100 block of Harrison Avenue, Centralia. / Courtesy photo by Riverside Fire Authority

TREE-HUGGING CAR

• Firefighters were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident along the 3100 block of Harrison Avenue at about 12:15 p.m. yesterday where they found a passenger vehicle on its side, between the trees. The lone occupant self-extricated from the car and was transported by ambulance to Providence Centralia Hospital with minor injuries, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Centralia police were called to the 400 block of South Oak Street about 3:45 p.m. on Friday to take a report of the theft of a scooter as well as the tires off a Honda passenger car.

• A tailgate from a black Ford F-250 pickup was stolen overnight at the 300 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police on Friday morning.

• Additional victims of mail and package thefts in the 600 block of F Street in Centralia were discovered ton Friday, according to the Centralia Police Department. The juvenile suspects remain in custody from an attempted mail theft the day before, according to police.

OUTDOOR RECREATION

• Two men were cited for drinking in public at the 100 block of Wast Hanson Street in Centralia at 10 o’clock yesterday morning.

VANDALISM

•  A front window of a residence was broken with what appeared to have been a rock at the 100 block of Jalyn Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 11:50 a.m. yesterday.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, driving without required ignition interlock; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, visits from fire department to ask residents to douse campfires … and more among 346 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Friday, August 11th, 2017
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MISSING CAT, ANGRY COMMENTS LEAD TO ARREST

• A 56-year-old Onalaska man was arrested last night after allegedly making threats he would shoot someone over the disappearance of his cat in a case involving a neighbor and other threats at the 200 block of Vantage Lane in Onalaska. Steven E. Norris, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Centralia police took a report about 1:30 p.m. yesterday about a purse stolen from the 500 block of Harrison Avenue.

• Police were called to a residence on the 1100 block of Long Road just after 10 o’clock yesterday morning about the theft of tools.

• Cash and other items were missing from an apartment at the 1100 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 8:40 a.m. yesterday.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were called to a business at the 1700 block of Northeast Kresky Avenue where they learned of phone calls indicating someone was using checks with that business’s information in a scam. The business closed the account and there are no leads to a suspect, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Police were called about 9:40 a.m. yesterday regarding a car prowl at the 300 block of West Pear Street in Centralia. A wallet was missing from the vehicle which had been locked but had an open sunroof, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called to the 1200 block of Alder Street about 7:45 a.m. yesterday to take a report of a theft. A rotary hammer had been removed from inside a locked tool box attached to the bed of a truck, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, reckless driving, driving with suspended license, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, vehicle collision, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, motorist seen speeding up to try to hit a dog… and more among 164 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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AUTO THEFT

•  A teal-colored 1995 Honda Civic was reported stolen from the 400 block of West Magnolia Street in Centralia just after 3 a.m. yesterday morning. The car bears a license plate reading AUS 1430, according to the Centralia Police Department. The missing vehicle has a loud muffler, a black hood and black gas cap and the tail lights are blacked out, according to police.

• An individual called Chehalis police about 9:50 a.m. yesterday to report he found his father’s stolen vehicle at 15th Street and Mills Avenue which nobody knew was missing but had been parked there since Monday. The blue Dodge Dakota pickup had been stolen from out in the county, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Police were called to a rehabilitation center at the 1300 block of Alexander Street in Centralia about 12:30 p.m. yesterday where $20 was reported stolen from a resident.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 1:50 p.m. yesterday to take a report of a vehicle prowl at the 2400 block of Borst Avenue in which a backpack containing medication and emergency supplies was taken.

• An individual reported just before 7 p.m. yesterday her cell phone was stolen from her vehicle two days earlier, in a case associated with the 1000 block of Seminary Hill Road. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called just after 8 a.m. yesterday to take a report of an overnight vehicle prowl at the 700 block of Northwest Liberty Place. The report indicated more than $5,000 worth of property including an ODM telecommunications tool and fishing gear were taken between 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• Centralia police report they arrested a 40-year-old Tenino man for possession of methamphetamine after a search subsequent to a traffic stop at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue about noon yesterday. Toby J. Herbert was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND THIS HAPPENED

• A person called Chehalis police about noon yesterday to report a female known to him had cut up all his clothes at the 100 block of Northeast Coal Creek Road, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, trespassing, third-degree theft, minor in possession of alcohol, probation violation, driving with suspended license, driving with no license, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, dogs alone in parked vehicle … and more among 159 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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ASSAULT

• An 18-year-old resident of Olalla allegedly assaulted a staff member at a health care facility at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia last night when he was upset about not being given pain medication. Police called about 9:17 p.m. booked Robert S. Hastings into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• An individual reported at 12:25 p.m. yesterday that $650 of her rent money was stolen out of a drop box in a case associated with the 1000 block of North Scheuber Road in Centralia.

• A person reported yesterday afternoon that a check that had been issued to pay a bill was stolen and then cashed by an individual unknown to them. This matter associated with the 500 block of West Main Street in Centralia is currently under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 7:20 a.m. today to the 1700 block of North National Avenue where someone attempted to make entry or made entry into someone else’s vehicle. It wasn’t immediately apparent if anything was missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license, driving without required interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, third-degree theft, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 183 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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BELONGINGS TAKEN WHILE PERSON SLEEPS

• A suitcase filled with a variety of personal items was stolen as an individual slept outside on a patch of grass off the 300 block of North Gold Street, according to a report made to police about 4:15 a.m. today.

• A female called 911 just before 9 a.m. yesterday and said someone stole her cell phone from her car while she was sleeping in it at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The iPhone 7 had a rose-gold case, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

LAWNMOWER MISSING

• Police were called about 10:50 a.m. yesterday when an individual reported that sometime during the night someone stole her Craftsman push lawnmower from her yard at the 2500 block of Borst Avenue in Centralia.

BURGLARY

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning a 68-year-old Randle man’s home was burglarized by someone climbing a ladder and entering through an unlocked second-story window. It happened at the 11000 block of U.S. Highway 12 between July 31 and Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office. Missing are a television, a VCR, a laptop and two computer towers, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning that someone broke into a detached garage at the 100 block of Sareault Road in Toledo and stole a tool set, a Ryobi palm sander and a cordless drill its battery and charger. The word “enjoy” was written on a work bench, according to the sheriff’s office. It happened between 10:30 p.m. on Friday and 6 p.m. on Saturday, according to Chief Deputy Dusty Breen.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called just after 3 p.m. yesterday when it was discovered that a person’s check that had been made out to the City of Centralia Utilities had been stolen, altered and then cashed.  This case associated with the 200 block of West Main Street is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 12:15 p.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Northeast Hampe Way on a report someone had stolen a phone and wallet from a purse in an office.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Centralia police were called just before 4 p.m. yesterday to the 1600 block of South Gold Street where an individual reported someone had cut the fuel lines on two of his vehicles and stole the gas out of the tanks, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 8:30 a.m. yesterday when an individual reported that sometime during the night, someone stole gasoline from their vehicle at the 1000 block of South Gold Street.

• Centralia police were called just before 10 o’clock yesterday morning for a vehicle prowl at the 100 block of South Washington Avenue. A pair of prescription sun glasses and a cell phone charger were taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FIGHT

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning a deputy went to Providence Centralia Hospital about 8:50 p.m. on Friday to conduct an interview about a fight that had occurred at Alexander Park off the 1100 block of Riverside Road West in which a pair of former roommates ended up in the river with one of them holding the other’s head under water, impeding his breathing. According to the sheriff’s office, a 19-year-old threw sand and rocks towards his friend’s children and got verbally aggressive with his friend’s wife. The two men exchanged words, the 19-year-old made a charging motion towards the 40-year-old and the 40-year-old punched him in the head, the sheriff’s office said. A scuffle ensued. At one point, the 19-year-old held the 40-year-old under the water, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Friends separated them and the 19-year-old was at the hospital with a minor laceration on his head, Breen said. Both men are from Chehalis. The sheriff’s office is sending the case to prosecutors for review for second-degree assault and disorderly conduct, against the younger man, Breen said.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Police were called just before 10:30 p.m. yesterday to the 1200 block of Mellen Street in Centralia where a vehicle had collided with a house. Responders found the car up against the two-story house and indicate the structure sustained a moderate amount of damage. The driver sustained injuries described by police as non-life-threatening and by the fire department as appearing to be minor. He was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital for further evaluation, according to Riverside Fire Authority. Neither speed nor impairment appear to be a factor, but driver inattention seemed to be the cause, according to the Centralia Police Department. The collision is under investigation.

• A 20-year-old Toledo resident was arrested for taking a motor vehicle without permission and reckless endangerment after a collision last night at Roe Road and Winlock-Vader Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The 2004 Ford Expedition taken from the 900 block of Main Street in Vader sustained severe damage, according to the sheriff’s office. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said Gregory S. Dadda had three juveniles in the vehicle when it wrecked and a 15-year-old boy may have assisted him in initially taking the vehicle.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving under the influence, driving with no license, protection order violation, possession of stolen property; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, third-degree theft, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, dogs alone in parked vehicle … and more among 171 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Monday, August 7th, 2017
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ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Firefighters called about 4:40 a.m. today to U.S. Highway 12 near South Prairie Road arrived to find a vehicle fully involved flames. The female was able to get herself out okay and nobody was injured, according to Lewis County Fire District 5.

• A 50-year-old Centralia man was arrested for driving under the influence after a single-vehicle wreck in the area of Taylor Street and Yahtahay Lane in Centralia about 6 p.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The 1994 Honda Accord struck a ditch and a stump and sustained minor damage, according to the sheriff’s office. Jeffrey W. Harris was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• A 67-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested for driving under the influence after she allegedly ran into a ditch and totaled a 2013 Kia utility vehicle about 10:35 p.m. on Saturday at the 500 block of Lucas Creek Road east of Chehalis. Norma Rogers was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

• A Longview man was arrested after a deputy was advised of a vehicle parked along Highway 603 west of Chehalis, running with a person slumped over at the driver seat at about 2:40 a.m. on Saturday. Chey E.C. Moore appeared to be under the influence of intoxicants and was booked into the Lewis County Jail for being in physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A driver who reportedly fled from an attempted traffic stop in Toledo allegedly drove recklessly including through yards and eventually slid to a stop in a backyard at the 100 block of Penny Lane on Friday afternoon. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office said Timothy A. Perkins, 44, ran into a garage but was subsequently arrested for attempt to elude. The Toledo resident was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

ASSAULT

• Police were called to Providence Centralia Hospital about 3:15 a.m. today where a patient allegedly assaulted two nurses. No arrest was made, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Morton police arresting a homeless person about 10:50 p.m. on Saturday for an outstanding warrant further arrested him for third-degree assault. Steven W. Tower was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Morton Police Department.

• An officer called over to Green Hill School on Friday to investigate an earlier incident found an 18-year-old student-inmate who was being restrained because he was being aggressive allegedly spit on a driver and made threats, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BURGLARY

• A deputy was called to the 200 block of Cispus Road on Saturday night where a Randle man reported his home and a pump house had been broken into sometime since July 23. Among the missing items were an $800 bike, tools and various household items, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• The Morton Police Department reports today it is investigating a possible burglary near the 200 block of state Route 7 that came to their attention last week. On Wednesday, an officer located a female near the river and recovered property that may be related to a burglary, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• A silver 2000 Toyota Tundra was reported stolen from the 300 block of M Street in Centralia at about 2:35 p.m. yesterday. It has a license plate reading B52208F, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 15-year-old Centralia boy was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle after a red 2004 Dodge Dakota pickup truck missing from Napavine was located at the 2800 block of Mount Vista Drive in Centralia  on Saturday afternoon. The teenager was booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

OTHER THEFT

• An individual reported the theft of their wallet and credit cards from the 900 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia about 6:30 a.m. today. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 5 o’clock this morning to the 100 block of East Bridge Street where a boat and a vehicle had been prowled during the night.

• A .22 Stevens long rifle with a scope and other items were stolen from the vehicle of a Doty man while he was picking berries near a swimming hole at the 300 block of River Road west of Chehalis yesterday. The victim called 911 about 7:30 a.m. and said he heard a car door slam and then saw his vehicle being prowled and the suspect leave in another vehicle which had a female driver, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The gun has a blue and gray synthetic stock, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving under the influence, driving with no license, misdemeanor domestic assault, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, harassment, third-degree theft, vehicle collision, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, dog alone in parked vehicle … and more among 146 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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U.S. 12 CLOSED FOR MOTORCYCLE WRECK

• Two motorcyclists were knocked from their bikes when one rear-ended the other which was slowing to turn off of U.S. Highway 12 about two miles west of Mossyrock earlier today. Troopers were called about 11:20 a.m. and report both were injured. Sheila G. Short, 52, from Ocean Shores, was taken by LifeFlight to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the Washington State Patrol. Bruce E. Bratton, 66, of Quilcene, was not transported, according to the state patrol. They had been traveling westbound when Bratton slowed to turn onto Village Road and he was struck from behind by Short, according to the patrol. The Harley Davidsons were removed by private tow. The scene was not cleared until about 1:40 p.m. The investigating trooper indicates Short was to be cited for following too closely.

ASSAULT

• A male of unspecified age was transported to the hospital with an injury to his face following a dispute just before midnight yesterday at the 100 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. As of this morning, a suspect had not been identified, but the incident is being investigated as second-degree assault, according to police.

• A 30-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested for third-degree assault in a case on Friday morning associated with the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. Kendra C. Comfort was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

PARCEL PILFERING

• Centralia police were called regarding the theft of a package from a porch on the 1300 block of Logan Street about 1:20 p.m. on Friday.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called just before 9 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 100 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia. A purse was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called to the 1500 block of Lewis Street in Centralia for a vehicle prowl about 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Someone forced open a sliding window to gain access and stole power tools, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Someone forced their way into someone else’s vehicle at the 900 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia and took a purse, according to a report made to police about 8:20 p.m. on Friday.

LOST AND FOUND, URBAN RESCUE

• Firefighters were called to Stan Hedwall Park in Chehalis about 5 p.m. yesterday to help a man who got stuck in the sticker bushes. He stays at the park in the summertime and decided to take a shortcut back from the river, in his bare feet and got confused, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. He got stuck in a hole and had been there for about a half hour, Fire Capt. Casey Beck said. The crew talked him out of his predicament, gave him Gatorade, granola bars and an extra pair of shoes one of the firefighters happened to have, Beck said.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A sedan backing out of a parking spot in downtown Chehalis yesterday evening somehow accelerated enough to collide with at least two vehicles parked on the other side of the street, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. Firefighters called to the 400 block of North Market Boulevard about 6:30 p.m. said the driver was injured and taken to the hospital but his elderly passenger was unhurt.

• A motorist was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital in stable condition after a rollover wreck that involved a utility pole and power lines pulled down on state Route 508 near Hyak Road in Onalaska yesterday afternoon. Lewis County Fire District 1 was called at 3:31 p.m. found the driver had gotten himself out of the Chevrolet S-10 pickup and was being tended to by nearby residents, according to Assistant Fire Chief Rhonda Volk. Light smoke was showing from brush where power lines landed, according to Volk. The highway was restricted to one lane of travel for two and a half hours because of the live lines on the road.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, hit and run, attempt to elude, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision … and more among 370 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Chevrolet S-10 pickup after it’s turned upright again. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 1

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Friday, August 4th, 2017
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YIKES

• An individual woke up yesterday morning at a residence on the 2000 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia to find doors open to the house and numerous items stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department. An investigation is ongoing, according to police.

OOPS

• Chehalis police were called just before 9 p.m. yesterday after a customer tried to sell an electronic tablet at a store on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue and a person there recognized it as theirs, which had been stolen in a burglary. He left, the owner got their property back, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BUSTED

• A 24-year-old Centralia woman who allegedly shoplifted at multiple stores in the area of the 1300 block of Lum Road in Centralia yesterday was located by police inside McDonalds allegedly in possession of stolen goods yesterday evening. Officers responding to an approximately 5:45 p.m. call arrested Amanda B. Smith for retail theft special circumstances and also for second-degree burglary since she had been previously trespassed from one of the businesses, according to the Centralia Police Department. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

SNOOKERED

• An individual discovered a check they had been issued was fake after they tried to cash it yesterday afternoon at a bank on North Market Boulevard in Chehalis, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The woman had signed up on the Internet to be a “secret shopper” and was told to deposit the check, keep some of it and send some money back, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• Cologne was taken from an unlocked vehicle at the 1400 block of West Main Street during the night, according to a report made to police about 8:30 a.m. yesterday.

• Chehalis police were called about 5:45 p.m. yesterday to take a report that a $300 Stihl blower was stolen from the back of a truck while it was parked outside Home Depot on the 1700 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

• At about 8:15 a.m. yesterday, Centralia police were notified a wallet had been stolen during the night from a vehicle at the 1500 block of Lewis Street and a stolen debit card had already been used at a local restaurant.

• Centralia police were called about 8 a.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Virginia Drive regarding someone rummaging through someone else’s vehicle during the night. Nothing appears missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called to the 400 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia about 7:30 a.m. yesterday to take a report of a broken window on a truck overnight.

STREET FIGHT

• Two juveniles were so intoxicated they had be medically treated before being booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center last night after police were called about a dispute in the roadway at the 300 block of Spruce Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. One had an outstanding warrant and the other allegedly assaulted family members who tried to keep him from fighting, as well as allegedly intimidated a public servant, according to police. Both cases were referred to prosecutors for charging.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vandalism, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision, dog alone inside a parked vehicle … and more among 195 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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PURCHASE GOES SIDEWAYS

• A convenience store customer reportedly annoyed to be asked for identification when she wanted to buy tobacco allegedly threw a cup of fountain pop onto a clerk and subsequently punched another clerk yesterday afternoon in Chehalis. Police were called about 3:10 p.m. to the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue and eventually arrested Ruby L. Pulley, 25, of Sacramento, California, for two counts of fourth-degree assault, according to the Chehalis Police Department. One of her companions wanted on an outstanding warrant was arrested as well and both were booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• Police were called at 1:14 a.m. today after the owner of a red Honda hatchback awoke to the sound of his car starting up and driving off from the 200 block of South Diamond Street in Centralia.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police were called at 7:59 a.m. yesterday on a report of a theft discovered during the review of surveillance video at the 1200 block of Mellen Street.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called at 12:02 a.m. today about a vehicle prowl at the 2200 block of Eureka Avenue in Centralia. Car stereo speakers were missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A case involving a 35-year-old Centralia resident allegedly caught with a stolen tablet and Bluetooth speaker taken from a vehicle prowl was referred to prosecutors yesterday to be evaluated for a charge of second-degree theft, according to the Centralia Police Department. A wallet with money and credit cards was missing the same prowl in the last night associated with the 1000 block of L Street, according to police.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called to the 700 block of F Street just after 1 p.m. yesterday regarding the egging and a window broken on a vehicle.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD, IN THE ROAD

• A bicycle rider sustained what police described as a moderate injury when he came off a sidewalk in front of a Ford Focus at West Main and King streets in Centralia just before noon yesterday. Riverside Fire Authority states via Twitter a 49-year-old man was transported in stable condition to Providence Centralia Hospital.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, probation violation, malicious mischief, driving without required ignition interlock; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, disorderly person, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision, dog alone inside parked vehicle, three juveniles caught in private swimming pools, unknown person found sleeping on someone else’s front porch … and more among 166 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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DOG STOLEN FROM YARD

• Police were called to the 500 block of Girard Street in Centralia about 6:40 p.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of a dog. The 6-month-old brown Pit Bull mix had been tied up in the yard, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called yesterday evening about a second-degree burglary at the 100 block of Southwest Second Street.

• A deputy was called about 10:30 a.m. yesterday about a burglary that took place sometime during the previous three weeks from a garage at the 500 block of Newaukum Valley Road in Chehalis. Stolen was a Stihl chainsaw MS180C, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 6:15 a.m. today to the 1600 block of Southwest Snively Avenue where someone stole a tan-colored 1995 Honda Accord sometime after 9 p.m. yesterday. Its rear passenger-side running light is not working, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A deputy called about 10 p.m. yesterday regarding a 2003 Honda Civic taken without permission on Sunday from the 100 block of Deer Haven Drive in Ethel subsequently learned the car had been traded to a 43-year-old man on Oyler Road for a 1990 Jaguar, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The Honda owner’s previous significant other – a 21-year-old Winlock man – is the suspect, according to the sheriff’s office. The Honda was recovered after a traffic stop just after 2 o’clock this morning in Chehalis, according to police.

• The balding man wearing shorts and white knee-high socks sought after a police chase in East Lewis County on Monday was located at the 100 block of Baker Road in Mossyrock following several sightings and calls yesterday around 4:30 p.m. Deputies had been investigating a car prowl in which stolen credit cards were then used at a gas station in Morton and ran into the suspect there, but he drove off. He abandoned the vehicle he was driving on the south side of the Mayfield Lake bridge and it turned out to be stolen, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Jimmy J.C. Weiler, 25, of Tenino, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of a stolen vehicle, obstructing, resisting arrest and third-degree driving with a suspended license, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said this morning.

• Chehalis police were called about 1:15 p.m. yesterday to take a report a white 1995 Honda Accord with a black hood had been stolen from where it was parked outside a home at the 10 block of Southeast 16th Street. It has 17-inch black aluminum wheels, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A white 1991 Honda Accord was stolen from the 100 block of Dieckman Road west of Chehalis sometime between 9:30 p.m. on Monday and 7 a.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The owner recounted having heard a knock on the door about 10:30 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 1991 Toyota Camry was reported stolen from the 400 block of South Silver Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 9:45 a.m. yesterday. It has a license plate reading AWD 1616.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 11:05 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 1500 block of Pike Street. A GPS device was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department. The victim had seen and suspected a teenage boy, but he fled before police arrived.

• Police were called to the 300 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia about 9:15 a.m. yesterday about the theft of a wallet from an unlocked vehicle.

• An officer was called just after 9 a.m. yesterday about a car prowl at the 500 block of Hillkress Avenue in which a purse was taken. The purse was recovered a short distance away, with ID missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police took a report yesterday of someone tagging a box truck at the 400 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A deputy tried to make a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 12 just before midnight yesterday in Glenoma on a vehicle that was speeding and traveling over the centerline, but the vehicle kept going and the deputy lost sight of it at Cispus Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Two people on a motorcycle were hurt and one airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle yesterday after a collision with a mini van at the 600 block of North Fork Road outside Chehalis. Deputies, firefighters and medics responding to the approximately 7:50 a.m. call found the wreck blocking the road, according to responders. A 65-year-old man from Chehalis operating the 2017 Harley Davidson had traumatic injuries to his extremities and was transported by air from a private airfield on Hewitt Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office and Lewis County Fire District 6. His passenger, a 62-year-old woman also from Chehalis, was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital with non life-threatening injuries, according to the sheriff’s office and District 6. Both were treated and released by last night. The driver of the van, a 46-year-old Onalaska woman, was uninjured but was cited for failure to yield and not having proof of insurance, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, protection order violation, third-degree malicious mischief; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vandalism, trespassing, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision, a couple little bark fires by Wal-Mart … and more among 168 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Mini van turns in front of 2017 Harley Davidson on North Fork Road. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 6

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Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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LAW ENFORCEMENT PURSUES CAR PROWL SUSPECT

• Deputies investigating a car prowl from the 100 block of Forest Service Road 25 yesterday afternoon went to the gas station in Morton where the victim said her credit cards were being used and ran into their suspect, briefly. The suspect pulled up to the gas pumps at Gas Plus, but when an officer tried to contact him, he got back in his vehicle and took off, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A chase ensued west on U.S. Highway 12, spike strips were deployed but the motorist parked on the south side of the Mayfield Lake bridge and fled on foot, according to the sheriff’s office. A K-9 track was unsuccessful, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. The vehicle turned out to have been stolen in Pierce County, Breen said. The suspect was described as a balding white male wearing a blue shirt, shorts and white knee-high socks.

TOOLS TAKEN

• A radial arm saw and multiple saw horses were reported stolen in a burglary at the 600 block of J Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police just before 10 a.m. yesterday.

EGGS APPROPRIATED

• An 80-year-old resident from the 600 block of Boistfort Road contacted the sheriff’s office yesterday morning to report that an estimated 15 dozen farm eggs had been stolen from her home since mid-April. Also missing is a Ryobi drill and charger, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AUTO THEFT

• A gold 1993 Acura Legend was reported stolen from in front of a residence at the 500 block of State Street in Centralia about 7:40 a.m. yesterday. The four-door car has a license plate reading BFD 5216, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FUEL STOLEN

• Chehalis police were called at 1:30 p.m. yesterday to investigate the theft of gasoline from two vans during the night on Northeast Kresky Avenue.

SEXUAL SOCIAL MEDIA

• Centralia police were called about 12:45 a.m. today to take a report that unwanted communication of a sexual nature had occurred over Facebook in an incident associated with a location on the 400 block of South Silver Street.

• Police were called about 5:15 p.m. yesterday by an individual at the 2500 block of Kristine Court in Centralia who reported receiving pornographic images of two teenage looking boys through Facebook from an unknown person. This case is being referred to the Washington State Missing and Exploited Children Task Force, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• Two Chehalis residents were arrested yesterday morning in Centralia for possession of heroin after contact with an officer at the 1100 block of Alder Street. Sarah A. Gee, 28, and Benjamin T. Stenberg, 24, were booked into the Lewis County Jail, , according to the Centralia Police Department. Prosecutors declined to file a charge on Stenberg today.

LOST AND FOUND

• Chehalis police were notified about noon yesterday that a wedding ring set had been found in a parking lot on Northwest Chehalis Avenue.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT BURNS

• The fork truck was heavily damaged when it caught fire inside a shipping shed at a Centralia area business yesterday, but a sprinkler system activated, keeping the fire in check until firefighters arrived and extinguished it, according to Riverside Fire Authority. The cause of the approximately 2:50 p.m. yesterday fire at the 2000 block of Industrial Drive in under investigation. Nobody was hurt.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 40-year-old motorist was arrested after he allegedly backed his vehicle into a city of Centralia community services vehicle at Summa and South Pearl streets in Centralia just abut 5:10 p.m. yesterday. David C. Rahnert, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 21-year-old Toledo resident sustained lacerations and possibly an ankle injury in a rollover wreck at Jackson Highway and state Route 505 last night, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responding about 10:30 p.m. noted the Ford F250 pickup was totaled and arrested Jonathan M. Hinkley for driving under the influence, according to the sheriff’s office. Hinkley was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, hit and run, misdemeanor assault, reckless endangerment, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, protection order violation; responses for alarm, fraud, civil issue, hit and run, trespassing, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision … and more among 197 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.