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Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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CHILD ASSAULT

• A 32-year-old mother was arrested on Saturday for third-degree child assault after a deputy followed up on a referral by Child Protective Services of a 9-year-old boy with large bruises on his middle back an upper arm in Toledo. Finola B. Erickson, of Chehalis, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. She also had an outstanding warrant for fourth-degree domestic assault for which she was booked, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 7:35 p.m. on Saturday about the theft of a white 1994 Geo Metro from the 300 block of South Tower Avenue. It has a license plate of AQA 6560, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SHOPLIFTING

• Chehalis police were called about 10:45 a.m. on Friday to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue where they were told someone tried to return merchandise and was unable to and then allegedly left, came back, picked a beard trimmer kit from the shelf, put it in a bag and tried to return that with a receipt dated April 14. Two people were arrested for return of a stolen item, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Booked into the Lewis County Jail were Brent A. Harner and Morgan I. Hite, both 26 years old and from Centralia, according to police. Lewis County prosecutors declined to file the felony charges and advised to forward the cases for Chehalis Municipal Court for charges of third-degree theft, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE: NEAR TRAGEDY

• Nobody saw it happen but a 12-year-old boy was found laying face down in a field after crashing an ATV on Saturday. A deputy responding to the 5:09 p.m. call to assist at the 100 block of Highland Valley Road in Morton found the boy could not feel his touch when he checked his arms and legs, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The child said he had pain in his back. The sheriff’s office later learned the child regained feeling and movement after he was loaded into an ambulance and was discharged about 11 p.m., Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Brown said the boy was riding a 2001 Suzuki King Quad 300, an ATV which the manufacturer recommends not be ridden by anyone younger than 16 years old.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, civil issue, hit and run, misdemeanor theft, disorderly persons, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street  … and more, among 115 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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Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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CENTRALIA HOME BURNS, DISPLACES RESIDENTS

• Nobody was injured but a a mobile home is destroyed from an overnight fire at the 1500 block of Meadow Lane in Centralia, according to Riverside Fire Authority. Firefighters called about 1:10 a.m. were told half the home was on fire and were joined by members of the Chehalis Fire Department. They were able to keep the flames from spreading to nearby vehicles and other homes, Fire Capt. Casey McCarthy reported this morning. The occupants are being assisted by American Red Cross, according to McCarthy. The cause is under investigation.

FIREARM THEFT

• Officers called to a dispute involving a gun about 9:45 p.m. yesterday at the 1000 block of Mellen Street in Centralia ended up arresting a 40-year-old Olympia man for theft of a firearm. Arriving officers contacted Wessley W Holt, who reportedly tried to flee but was physically subdued by officers, according to the Centralia Police Department. A search of his truck turned up two stolen pistols, according to police. Holt was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called yesterday to the 2800 block of Russell Road in Centralia about a vehicle prowl that occurred sometime overnight. Money is missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE FIRE BLOCKS ROAD

• Nobody was hurt but a Jeep was totaled when it burned up yesterday evening at the 1700 block of Big Hanaford Road outside Centralia, according to Riverside Fire Authority. Firefighters responding to the approximately 5 p.m. call found the vehicle blocking the roadway and fully involved in flames, according to Fire Capt. Casey McCarthy. They put the fire out, McCarthy indicated.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, misdemeanor assault, suspicious circumstances … and more, among 158 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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Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Updated at 3:08 p.m.

MAN JAILED IN CONNECTION WITH CAT DEATH

• Centralia police arrested a 24-year-old man last night for allegedly killing a cat. Officers called about 7:45 p.m. to the 100 block of Virginia Drive were told by several individuals that Kyle B. Burke took a knife to the pet, according to the Centralia Police Department. Burke when contacted denied it, but was booked into the Lewis County Jail for animal cruelty, according to police. Police say he is from Puyallup. He is tentatively scheduled to go before a judge in Lewis County Superior Court this afternoon. However, prosecutors declined to file the felony charge and he was to be released from jail.

BURGLARY, BURGLARY, BURGLARY

• Centralia police were called about 7:10 p.m. yesterday regarding a burglary to an apartment at the 700 block of G Street. Taken were electronics, a chainsaw, a fireplace electric heater and a Craftsman tool set, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called just before 1 p.m. yesterday for a residential burglary at the 1100 block of North Washington Avenue. Missing was a television, a Playstation 3 and movies, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Morton police were contacted yesterday morning by an individual who reported a firearm was missing from the 1000 block of Crystal Way. She believed it was stolen back in September when she left her house unlocked for individuals who were working on the property to be able to use the bathroom, according to the Morton Police.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that someone broke in to a detached garage at the 800 block of North Military Road in Winlock and stole more than $700 worth of tools. It happened between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the sheriff’s office. Among the missing property is a a Stihl brush cutter, a Stihl blower head, two cordless drills and an impact hammer, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

MORE THEFT

• An officer was called just before 9 a.m. yesterday to the 800 block of South Pearl Street to take a report of a stolen purse.

• An individual reported a BBQ stolen from the 200 block of Main Avenue in Morton on Wednesday. The estimated value is $100, according to the Morton Police Department.

• Centralia police were contacted about 4:15 p.m. yesterday about the theft of a debit card from the 700 block of North Tower Avenue. The card had already been used to withdraw money from the victim’s account, according to the Centralia Police Department.

•  A 19-year-old Winlock resident was arrested yesterday for second-degree theft and possession of heroin in a case associated with the 100 block of North Iron Street in Centralia. Police say Kendall B. Steveson admitted to taking the wallet of a friend while he was sleeping and using the money to buy heroin. Steveson was booked into the Lewis County Jail,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called yesterday by an individual reported a vehicle prowl that occurred during the daylight hours on April 19 at the 300 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue. Medication was stolen from the unlocked vehicle, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• A deputy was called to the 12000 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Packwood following the discovery that three tires on a vehicle were flattened and had been cut. It happened sometime between  9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is $800.

LONG TREK ENDS IN MORTON

• Officers responded to the 500 block of Adams Avenue in Morton at about 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday to a report of a mentally disabled male that had walked from Burien to Morton without shoes. He was dehydrated and had multiple blisters on his feet but but otherwise in good health, according to the Morton Police Department. Police contacted mental health authorities and his family, according to police.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, probation violation, protection order violation, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 125 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, April 28th, 2016
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WOMAN CONNED OUT OF $200,000

• A Chehalis resident in her early 70s reported to police yesterday that she was victimized by someone who phoned her to tell her she’d won a large sum of money; the loss in total was $200,000, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The caller told her she had to pay a “coverage cost” to ensure her winnings were delivered, according to police. The individual collected personal information from her and continued to call the woman back over a period of a few months, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. The woman came in to the police department to report what happened, but the most police could do was provide her with crime victim information. “Since she had no information we could go off of, we don’t have any way we can do more,” Bailey said. The department’s word of advice for all is, if you’re told you’ve won a prize and you need to pay anything to get it, then it is a scam.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 2:30 a.m. call today for a residential burglary at the 500 block of East Main Street.  A stereo system and speakers were stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MISSING CAMERAS

• Police were called about 8:10 a.m. yesterday to the 600 block of Centralia College Boulevard to take a report of the theft of cameras.

HARASSMENT

• Chehalis police are forwarding a case to the city prosecutor for consideration of a harassment charge connected with a 57-year-old neighbor at the 600 block of Southeast Dobson Court. An individual contacted police yesterday afternoon, and was the second alleged victim of the same woman, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The complaint involves gossiping and spreading rumors, according to police.

PROWLING

• Centralia police were called just after 8 p.m. yesterday to the 2900 block of Mount Vista Road where the window on a vehicle was broken out. Just after 1 a.m. today, an officer took a report of a window frame to a vehicle being damaged at the 2700 block of the same road, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving under the influence; responses for dispute, hit and run, trespassing, barking dog, civil problem, suspicious circumstances … and more, among 161 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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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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Updated at 12:58 p.m.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE

• A 21-year-old Centralia man was arrested last night after he allegedly threatened to bash his 29-year-old roommate with a brick. Officers called just after 8 p.m. to the 800 block of North Pearl Street were told they were out in the yard and after the roommate went inside, Justin M. Dubay picked up a large brick and tried to go in, according to the Centralia Police Department. Dubay was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, according to police.

OBSTRUCTION

• A 19-year-old Olympia resident was arrested just after 10 o’clock yesterday morning at the 1000 block of West Main Street for third-degree driving with a suspended license and obstructing a public servant. Ibrahim K. Alibrahim was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MISSING COMPUTER

• Police were called about 9:20 a.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of a laptop computer at the 600 block of Centralia College Boulevard in Centralia.

PORCH THEFT

• Packages were stolen from a porch at the 1000 block of Scammon Creek Road in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 1:50 p.m. yesterday.

BAD BILLS

• A woman brought two $100 bills into the Chehalis Police Department yesterday and said she suspected they were counterfeit, and that she had found them in the parking lot of a retail store. The department confirmed the bills were fake and took them into evidence to be forwarded to the U.S. Secret Service, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police responded about 1:45 a.m. today to the 800 block of North Pearl Street where windows to a residence and a vehicle window were smashed.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Deputies arrested a 59-year-old woman for driving under the influence following an 8:30 p.m. call for a single-vehicle rollover accident near U.S. Highway 12 and Gershick Road in Silver Creek yesterday. Laura M. Stringer, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 155 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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Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Updated at 5:50 p.m.

MUGGED IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called at 7:34 p.m. yesterday after a bicyclist reported his wallet was stolen from him in the area of Yew and Mellen streets in Centralia. The 24-year-old local man said he was riding along when out of nowhere, a male wearing a black hoodie punched him the mouth, according to the Centralia Police Department. When the victim fell to the ground, his wallet fell out of his pocket, police said. “The suspect chuckled, picked it up and left,” Sgt. Kurt Reichert said. The assailant was described as white, wearing a goatee and being 25 to 30 years old.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 1:35 p.m. yesterday for a burglary to a garage on the 800 block of South Pearl Street.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 5:35 p.m. yesterday for a car prowl at the 200 block of Southwest 13th Street. A woman returned to her vehicle she had parked in the lot by the playground and found her rear side window broken, according to the Chehalis Police Department. A phone and a wallet were missing, police said.

• Police were called about 12:50 p.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of L Street in Centralia for a vehicle prowl. A purse was taken sometime during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.

GREEN HILL ASSAULT

• An 18-year-old student-inmate at Green Hill School in Chehalis was brought before a judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court to face charge a of custodial assault for an incident that allegedly occurred on Dec. 31. Cecil R. Pinckney and another inmate were fighting when staff members attempted to pull them apart and Pinckney allegedly struck one of the employees twice on his forehead, according to charging documents. The class C felony holds a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine if he should be convicted.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Firefighters and police responded to a five-vehicle accident at 8 o’clock this morning at the 1900 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia. Nobody was seriously injured. Eight potential patients were evaluated at the scene, with only complaints of minor injuries, Riverside Fire Authority reports. It was a chain reaction rear end collision involving two vans, a Jeep, a pickup truck and a car, according to responders. Centralia police are investigating.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants; responses for alarm, dispute, civil problem, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, request to check on someone sleeping inside a vehicle … and more, among 161 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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Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Updated at 7:19 p.m.

KNIVES AND NOT KNIVES

• Chehalis police were called just before 8 p.m. on Saturday when an individual witnessed a fight and possible stabbing at the 400 block of Northeast Washington Avenue. An arriving officer checked the area for blood and found none; spoke to the suspected victim and was told he was not stabbed, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Nobody was arrested, according to police.

• Chehalis police called to the 100 block of Southwest Sixth Street at 3:30 p.m. on Friday for what appeared to be a man with a knife chasing a female ended up arresting the man for possession of methamphetamine. An officer spoke with both of them and Adrian J. Gillespie, 43, was cited for prohibited conduct – a violation of the city municipal code – and a search incident to that arrest turned up a pipe that tested positive for drugs, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Gillespie was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

MORE DRUGS

• A 43-year-old Mineral resident contends the small baggie of methamphetamine that fell from his pants when he stood up at the conclusion of the booking process at the jail overnight was not his, but images on security video and a field test led to his arrest. David E. Hall was stopped by a deputy last night in Mineral and arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree driving with a suspended license, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was subsequently arrested for possession of meth, according to the sheriff’s office.

• White powder in the wallet of an arrestee that tested positive for meth led to a second arrest of a 23-year-old Chehalis man on Saturday following a traffic stop on North Fork Road. A deputy called about 12:15 p.m. for a trespassing complaint at the 100 block of Literal Road encountered a vehicle which contained Brian M. Hull and arrested him for allegedly earlier cutting phone lines during an argument with his mother and threatening to puncture all four of her tires, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Hull was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief and then possession of methamphetamine, and booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning. Prosecutors had only enough information to charged him with the drug crime, Lewis County Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor Brad Meagher told a judge this afternoon. Hull ‘s bail was set at $10,000.

• A 44-year-old Centralia woman was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail on Friday for allegedly selling methamphetamine twice to confidential informants in Lewis County last September. Jodi R. Greenwood has no felony convictions in her past and has lived at the same address for the last 15 years, a judge was told this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court during a bail hearing. Charges were filed for two counts of delivery of meth on Dec. 9 and an arrest warrant issued for Greenwood. Her bail was set at $10,000.

VEHICLE THEFT

• A 59-year-old man from Roy called the sheriff’s office yesterday following the discovery his pickup truck was missing from a field in Curtis where he had left it on Friday evening. The Chevrolet Silvarado was taken from the 300 block of Beaver Creek Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It had a black cab guard, an aluminum tool box and a black and white “dog box,” according to the sheriff’s office. Its license plate reads B69566S.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were called on Saturday by an individual who was advised by his bank that someone used his bank card at Wal-Mart in Chehalis, attempting a series of four transactions each in the amount of $404.94. Not all the transactions were completed, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The victim lives in another part of the state, police said.

• Morton police reported today they are investigating a report of bank information getting stolen and being used to pay for satellite television services. The complaint was taken last week, according to the Morton Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police responded to an approximate 5:25 a.m. report of a vehicle prowl today at the 1700 block of West Mellen Street. Someone had rifled through the unlocked vehicle but nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Camping equipment was stolen from a vehicle at the 1200 block of West Pear Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 7:10 p.m. yesterday.

POLICE: MOTORIST GAVE FALSE NAME

• Prosecutors filed a charge today of first-degree criminal impersonation against a 37-year-old Morton man, contending he pretended he was his brother when he got traffic ticket on Feb. 5 in the Morton area. During last week’s warrant sweep when law enforcement went looking for the brother, they learned he lived in another state, but that David W. Willis Jr. 37, had recently been arrested at that address and was currently in the Lewis County Jail, according to charging documents. An officer looked at a booking photo and concluded Willis was the person he stopped. Willis denied any memory of the traffic stop.

ALLEGED SEX OFFENSE

• Carlos D. Linares, 21, was arrested on Friday at the Chehalis Police Department, following an interview, for first-degree child molestation in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred about six months ago, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police. The felony charge is not being filed by prosecutors pending further investigation.

GREEN HILL ASSAULT

• An 18-year-old former student-inmate of Green Hill School in Chehalis was brought before a judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court to face two charges of custodial assault for an incident that allegedly occurred on March 13. Devin A. Martin allegedly punched a staff member twice and hit a second staff member in the face after the inmates were told recreation time was over and to line up, according to charging documents. Martin was housed at Green Hill School after an adult conviction while he was a juvenile for first-degree robbery in King County. His arraignment is scheduled for Thursday.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD FOLLOW UP

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is forwarding a case involving a wreck early yesterday morning outside of Chehalis for a charge of driving under the influence. Firefighters and deputies responding about 1:15 a.m. on Saturday to the 300 block of Highway 603 found a vehicle had collided with a utility pole and injured its driver. Jennifer L. Ternan, 44, of Chehalis, was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital where she was admitted, according to the sheriff’s office. A search warrant was issued to obtain some of her blood, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning. Brown said she didn’t know the extent of Ternan’s injuries, but said she was not booked into jail. The utility pole was destroyed, Brown said, but didn’t indicate the extent of damage to Ternan’s vehicle.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, open container violation, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, trespass, civil problem, misdemeanor theft, misdemeanor  assault, suspicious circumstances, runaway juvenile, protection order violation, collision on city street, paint scratched on parked vehicle, complaint of construction noise during the night … and more, among 102 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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Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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VEHICLE PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 12:25 a.m. today when a resident looked outside and saw two persons with flashlights inside their parked car. The resident yelled at the suspects who fled on foot from the 1000 block of West Walnut Street, according to the Centralia Police Department. Nothing was taken from the car, according to police.

• Police were called just before 10 a.m. on Friday about a vehicle prowl at the 500 block of North Buckner Street in Centralia. A radar detector was stolen during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police on Friday took a report of an overnight vehicle prowl at the 100 block of South Gold Street.

DRUGS

• A 37-year-old motorist stopped for a traffic violation on the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia just after 9 p.m. on Friday was subsequently arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Guy A McAllister, from Chehalis, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Firefighters were called about 1:15 a.m. yesterday to a single-vehicle collision into a utility pole on Highway 603 near Tune Road. They initiated patient care, according to Lewis County Fire District 6.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, drugs, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, misdemeanor theft, counterfeit $20 bill, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 113 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today.

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Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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WARRANTS, WARRANTS, WARRANTS

• Four felony warrants and 17 misdemeanor warrants were served yesterday during a joint effort by local law enforcement agencies they called “spring cleaning.” They started at 7:30 a.m. and continued until midnight with locating and arresting individuals in the Lewis County area, according to the sheriff’s office. Working the collaborative emphasis were officers with the Centralia Police Department, the Washington State Patrol, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office and the state Department of Corrections. Sheriff Rob Snaza called it a great team effort.

BIKE SWIPED

• An officer was called to the 1100 block of Caveness Drive in Centralia yesterday afternoon to take a report of the theft of a silver and black Trek 430 mountain bike from a building, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BACKPACK, PURSE STOLEN

• Centralia police were called at 9:35 a.m. yesterday about the  theft of a backpack and purse containing debit cards from the 1000 block of Belmont Avenue. The investigation is ongoing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MISSING MEDS

• Police took a report yesterday of medication stolen from the 100 block of Virginia Drive in Centralia.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 8’clock yesterday morning regarding a car prowl on the 600 block of Southwest William Avenue.

‘NOT MY DRUGS’

• An officer responded yesterday to an approximately 11 a.m. call to W.F. West High School about a student who allegedly had a small pill bottle of suspected marijuana in her locker. School staff had retrieved the green vegetable material when they searched lockers and the 15-year-old girl said it did not belong to her, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The case was referred to juvenile prosecutors for charging, according to police.

PEEKABOO, I SEE YOU

• Three people ended up getting arrested after law enforcement went to a residence on the 700 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue in Chehalis about 11 p.m. yesterday looking for 28-year-old Braden K. Burnett who was wanted for a misdemeanor warrant. A deputy was told through a closed window that Burnett wasn’t there, but another deputy saw Burnett  through a back window, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. So deputies got a search warrant, went inside and took Burnett into custody, also for obstructing. Samantha E. Taylor, 20, from Chehalis, also had an outstanding warrant. Scott J. Johnson, 18, of Centralia, didn’t have a warrant, but was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and his case was referred to prosecutors for possible additional charges of rendering criminal assistance, obstructing and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the sheriff’s office. All were booked into the Lewis County Jail.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Troopers and firefighters responded about 9:30 a.m. today to a collision in the southbound lanes on Interstate 5 just north of Centralia, where they found a small passenger car with significant rear end damage and a semi truck with damage to its front end. All occupants were evaluated at the scene near milepost 85 and none were injured, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

• Three people were hurt when a woman driving a Jeep Cherokee pulled onto U.S. Highway 12 just west of Mossyrock yesterday and was struck by a Honda Civic already traveling on the highway. Troopers called about 12:15 p.m. determined Patricia J. Manville, 72, of Mossyrock, had been heading north on Birley Road and entered the highway but failed to yield, according to the Washington State Patrol. She was taken to Morton General Hospital, according to the state patrol. Both vehicles were described as totaled. The driver of the westbound Honda, Jack G. Cain, from Longview, was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital. His 22-year-old passenger was injured but not hospitalized, according to the patrol.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for shoplifting, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving with suspended license, allowing an unauthorized person to drive, possession of a dangerous weapon; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, misdemeanor theft, unfounded report, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, individual calling to report she opened the door to a porta-potty and found a naked male inside nodding off  … and more, among 170 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, April 21st, 2016
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HIDING HANDBAG IN POLICE DEPARTMENT LOBBY LEADS TO ARREST

• A 20-year-old Oakville resident who stashed her purse in a storage cabinet inside the lobby of the Chehalis Police Department while she went to municipal court on the ground floor of the same building yesterday was subsequently arrested for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. An officer retrieved the handbag and made contact with Natasha T. Henderson when she came back to get it, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Inside, the officer found needles and a spoon with brown residue that field-tested positive for heroin, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. Henderson  was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 1:40 a.m. today for a burglary to a residence on the 500 block of East Main Street. Taken was a television, clothes and other personal items, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE THEFT FROM THE WOODS

• A deputy was contacted yesterday by a timber cruiser whose 1995 Honda CR250R dirt bike was stolen from the Forest Service Road 2513 near Randle. The 27-year-old man from Cottage Grove said it disappeared sometime since 4 p.m. on Friday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is estimated at $1,500.

LICENSE PLATE VANISHES

• A license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle parked on the street yesterday morning at the 1300 block of Central Boulevard in Centralia. Police had no suspect information as of this morning, according to the Centralia Police Department.

RUNAWAY LOCATED

• A 14-year-old runaway reported missing about two weeks ago tried to flee from officers about 4:30 p.m. yesterday from a residence on the 800 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. He also had a warrant for his arrest, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was caught and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, according to police.

SOCIABLE RETRIEVER DETAINED BY POLICE

• Chehalis police were called about 9:45 p.m. yesterday after a woman opened her door to let her dog in and a strange dog walked into the house with it. An officer responding to the call at the 100 block of Southeast Washington Avenue was told the woman tied the friendly canine to a bush in the yard and planned to let the animal control officer pick it up this morning, but was called shortly after 2 a.m. for a complaint about a barking dog, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The golden retriever, which had no tags or license but was “of good temperament” was then taken to the city’s kennel, according to police.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, shoplifting, forgery, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute,  suicidal person, civil problem, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 159 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:50 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Car hits Centralia house / Courtesy photo

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police responded about 4:36 p.m. yesterday to a two-vehicle injury wreck at the 900 block of South Tower Avenue. The victim vehicle was redirected by the collision and struck a house, causing damage to the home, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police responded about 2:36 p.m. yesterday for a vehicle versus pedestrian low-speed collision at Yew and Mellen streets in Centralia. The victim was transported for possible injury, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SEARCH FOR WOMAN HIKER SUCCESSFUL

• A 21-year-old Pierce County woman who never returned from a day hike on Sunday outside of Ashford was located safe by deputies. Her family went looking for her on Monday and her car was found along the Forest Road 84 where the snow starts, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. She was found walking out about nine miles up the road on Monday, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. “Basically she just overextended herself,” Brown said.

MISSING JEWELRY

• Centralia police were called at noon yesterday to the 2300 block of Scheuber Ridge Court regarding the theft of a wedding ring.

MAN BOOKED FOR CHURCH BREAK-IN

• Joshua A. Schwenning, 28, from Lacey, was arrested yesterday for second-degree burglary in connection with incidents on Feb. 11 when someone kicked in the door to a church on Bishop Road, stole laptop computers and someone subsequently broke into the Housing Mart on Hamilton Road, where they ate food and drank alcohol and left some of the laptops there, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Through tips and investigation a deputy concluded he was involved and yesterday met up with him at his probation office in Olympia, according to the sheriff’s office. Schwenning was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

CAR PROWL

• An officer was called about 2 p.m. yesterday about an overnight vehicle prowl at the 100 block of West Magnolia Street in Centralia.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, hit and run, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 152 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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Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Firefighters were called just before 8 p.m. yesterday to a rollover crash at the 16800 block of Old Highway 99 west of Tenino. Two patients – the driver and a child – were transported to the hospital by medics, according to Thurston County Fire District 12.

• A 29-year-old motorist was injured yesterday after he lost control of his car after passing a truck on the right-hand shoulder of Interstate 5 near Winlock. The Washington State Patrol reports Ngoc H. Nguyen, from Lacey, clipped the International flatbed truck when trying to re-enter the right lane, causing his Honda Accord to spin around, cross both lanes and strike the inside concrete barrier. Troopers called about 2:20 p.m. to the scene near milepost 64 planned to issue a citation for negligent driving. Nguyen was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital. The 25-year-old Centralia man driving the flatbed was uninjured.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for dispute, runaway teen, civil issue, third-degree theft, first-degree theft investigation, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, 17-year-old boy arrested and booked into juvenile detention for kicking three dents in his mother’s vehicle … and more, among 157 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:50 a.m. today.

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Monday, April 18th, 2016
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FRAUD

• An individual called Chehalis police yesterday evening to report the discovery that someone made purchases on his credit card at Wal-Mart earlier in the day, even though he had his card. Further details were not yet available, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

MISSING JEWELRY

• Centralia police were called about 4:35 p.m. on Saturday to the 200 block of West Oakview Avenue regarding the theft of jewelry, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• A 22-year-old Morton resident was arrested for second-degree theft and forgery on Saturday after allegedly forging a signature on a check belonging to his roommate. Michael J. Barnett was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Zachary T. Moreno, 20, of Centralia, was arrested for second-degree theft and an outstanding misdemeanor warrant on Friday morning after Centralia police were called about 9:45 a.m. to the 400 block of South Street. Moreno was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 6:15 a.m. today regarding a theft from a vehicle parked at the 500 block of South Tower Avenue.

• Police responded to a call just before 2 o’clock this morning for a vehicle prowl at the 700 block of Marsh Avenue in Centralia. A jacket was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Someone got into a vehicle parked at the 600 block of West Pine Street and stole some change, according to a report made to Centralia police about 11:45 p.m. yesterday.

• Chehalis police were called about 10:30 a.m. yesterday to a car prowl at K-Mart on the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The only items missing were the registration and an insurance card, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday about a car prowl at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. A backpack was missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 28-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for second-degree vehicle prowl on Saturday morning after a traffic stop during which an officer noted broken glass on his clothes. Police contacted David J. Eslick at the 1200 block of Alder Street in Centralia just before 6 a.m., saw the glass and allegedly subsequently found him in possession of a stereo stolen from a vehicle at the 1000 block of Scammon Creek Road, according to the Centralia Police Department. Eslick reportedly told the officer where it came from. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail also for third-degree driving with suspended license, according to police.

STREET FIGHT

• Centralia police were called about 3:15 p.m. on Friday for a report of a group of juveniles who jumped another juvenile at Yew Street and Centralia College Boulevard. No arrests were immediately made, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE

• Centralia police arrested a 48-year-old Centralia resident for two counts of second-degree robbery domestic violence after being called just after 2 p.m. on Friday to the 700 block of M Street. Booked into the Lewis County Jail was Michael S. Hansen, according to the Centralia Police Department. Prosecutors declined to file the felony charge.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 33-year-old Napavine man was arrested for driving under the influence after his 1994 Ford Mustang struck a fence at the 500 block of Park Road at about 9:15 p.m. on Saturday. Tyler L. Sanow was reportedly uninjured but his car sustained major damage, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail , according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 49-year-old Puyallup man suffered facial lacerations when he wrecked his 2014 Harley Davidson on Cline Road in Randle. He hit some gravel and lost control, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He had been wearing a helmet and was transported to Morton General Hospital for treatment, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning.

HOUSE FIRE WINLOCK

• A house fire yesterday morning in Winlock remains under investigation, according to Lewis County Fire District 15. Crews called just before 5:30 a.m. to the 900 block of Southeast First Street reported heavy fire and conducted a defensive attack, according to Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Anderson. They protected an adjacent home from catching fire, but it sustained some damage from the heat, according to Anderson. There were no injuries reported. A crew was on scene until just before noon dealing with hot spots.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, trespassing, third-degree theft, misdemeanor assault, reckless driving, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence (at least four others over the weekend); responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, hit and run, civil issue, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 116 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about  6:40 a.m. today.

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Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Updated at 1:26 p.m.

POLICE: PASSENGER CHOKES DRIVER

• A 22-year-old woman reported to Chehalis police yesterday morning that while she was driving along the 700 block of North National Avenue, her boyfriend grabbed her by the neck and struck her several times. Cornelio T. Delarosa, 23, from Centralia, was subsequently located and booked into the Lewis County Jail for fourth-degree assault and reckless endangerment, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

UNRULY IN CENTRALIA

•  Chad C Bass, 28, of Centralia and Tyler J. Carbaugh, 21, from Morton were cited for fighting in public at the 1000 block of Seminary Hill Road in Centralia yesterday evening. The two were contacted by police about 6:45 p.m., issued their citations and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department. At about 7:25 p.m., Bass was contacted at the 200 block of Railroad Avenue, arrested for driving under the influence and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called at 12:25 a.m. today to the 1000 block of North Scheuber Road to take a report of the theft of a red 1984 Honda scooter.

• Officers recovered a stolen vehicle at the 400 block of North Buckner Street in Centralia yesterday that had been missing out of King County, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 8:50 a.m. yesterday to take a report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle in the case associated with the 1000 block of Scammon Creek Road was subsequently located, the Centralia Police Department reports this morning.

SPRING CLEANING

• Someone got into a county building at Rose Park on the 200 block of Penning Road outside of Chehalis and left with various cleaning supplies as well as a case of toilet paper, a case of paper towels and a bag of trash can liners. A deputy called to the scene yesterday morning learned that also missing were two rakes, two shovels and a light fixture, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

HANDBAG INVESTIGATION

• Centralia police were called yesterday at about 12:20 p.m. to a business on the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue regarding the attempted theft of a purse The investigation is ongoing,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Police were contacted by a Chehalis resident yesterday who reported that when he tried to file his federal taxes, the IRS rejected it, informing him someone had already filed taxes using his identity, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He needed a case number so he could proceed, according to police.

FOLLOWUP ON 100 MPH-PLUS POLICE PURSUIT

• The investigation after the police pursuit up Interstate 5 and out toward Salkum on Wednesday morning revealed a number of potential reasons the female driver probably didn’t want to talk to police. It began just after 9 a.m. when a trooper went to contact an illegally parked car at the Toutle rest area in Cowlitz County. Two people came walking up and they got in the car to retrieve their information for the trooper, but then they took off, according to the Washington State Patrol. Speeds topped out around 110 mph as they headed north through Lewis County, before exiting onto U.S. Highway 12, Trooper Will Finn said. A purse tossed from the window was found to contain other people’s passports and identifications; the car was stolen from California, its plates were stolen from another vehicle; and a set of brass knuckles and an 8-inch knife were recovered, Finn said. Law enforcement officers conducted a felony stop near milepost 77 and the highway was shut down for about five minutes while the pair from Modesto, California were taken into custody, without incident, according to Finn. The chase ended because their car ran out of gas, Finn said. The two were booked into the Cowlitz County Jail for multiple offenses.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, shoplifting, possession of a dangerous weapon, driving with suspended license; responses for dispute, vandalism, missing wallet, parking issue, civil problem, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, passing vehicle with music so loud it shook house windows … and more, among 140 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, April 14th, 2016
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Updated at 11:10 a.m.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY

• A deputy responding to an alarm at Stihl NW on the 200 block of Hamilton Road south of Chehalis about 1:15 a.m. yesterday found an open door and subsequently learned chainsaws and concrete saws were stolen. The loss is estimated at more than $6,000, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. There was evidence left behind and there are persons of interest in the burglary, according to the sheriff’s office.

HOME BURGLARY

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning more than $5,000 worth of valuables were stolen in a residential burglary at the 600 block of Tauscher Road south of Chehalis on Tuesday. The victim reported that sometime between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. someone broke into his house and garage and stole a DS80 Suzuki, hunting knives and change including dollar coins, according to the sheriff’s office.

AUTO THEFT

• Two people were taken into custody by the Washington State Patrol yesterday after a pursuit from Cowlitz County onto U.S. Highway 12 yesterday morning. As the chase passed through Ethel, something was tossed from the passenger window and was tracked down by K9 Axel, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Sniffed out in the tall grass at approximately 10 a.m. was a small purse containing several stolen passports, driver’s licenses and credit cards, according to the sheriff’s office. The vehicle was stolen out of Oakland, California, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

• Chehalis police were called around 3:30 a.m. today regarding a car missing from the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue. An officer learned it’s keys had been given to someone and then reportedly taken from that person, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The stolen vehicle is a silver 2006 four-door Mazda, according to police.

• A vehicle stolen from out in the county was recovered yesterday afternoon at Rose and Vienna streets in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving with suspended license, driving with no license; responses for alarm, dispute, third-degree theft, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances … and more, among 136 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about  6:45 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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AUTO THEFT, NOT HONDA

• Centralia police were called about 9:25 a.m. yesterday following the discovery a 2002 Cadillac Escalade was missing from the 500 block of East Maple Street. The owner had gotten a call from his cousin asking if he’d taken the Escalade for the day because it was gone, according to the Centralia Police Department. The owner got home and saw it was indeed not there, according to police. The tan colored vehicle has a license plate of ARV 7793, according to police.

• Just before 9:30 a.m. yesterday, Centralia police were called about a car stolen from the 200 block of Harrison Avenue. The missing 2014 Toyota Scion is white with pink accents and has a license plate of AWS 6756,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• A Washington license plate reading AXH 7940, was reported stolen about 10:45 a.m. yesterday from the 1200 block of West Main Street in Centralia.

• Fuel was reported stolen from a vehicle at the 1800 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia yesterday evening.

FRAUD

• Centralia police yesterday got a report that an individual’s account number had been used to make unauthorized purchases at several stores. Police are investigating the case, associated with a location on the 100 block of West High Street in Centralia.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, civil problem, vandalism, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, runaway juvenile, collision on city street, two loose dogs going to the bathroom everywhere they want … and more, among 136 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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Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Chehalis police were called yesterday about theft from a garage on Southeast Washington Avenue. An officer is following up on it today, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 9:20 a.m. yesterday to the 900 block of L Street regarding the theft of a chainsaw, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called just before 10 a.m. yesterday to investigate a possible theft at the 300 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue. Further details are not yet available, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Mail was reported stolen from the 900 block of K Street in Centralia yesterday afternoon.

VANDALISM

• Police were called at 10:45 a.m. yesterday to the 2600 block of Eureka Avenue in Centralia where a window was damaged by a BB, according to the Centralia Police Department.

LOST AND FOUND

• A bag of meth was reportedly found in the lobby of the Lewis County Law and Justice Center yesterday.  It was “taken care of,” according to authorities.

• An individual called police yesterday evening with a bag of marijuana located in a family member’s room on North National Avenue in Chehalis, wanting to get rid of it, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Morton police reported yesterday one person was injured and taken to Morton General Hospital when a car struck a building just before 1 p.m. on Saturday at the 300 block of Second Street. The driver of the vehicle accidentally got her foot stuck in between the brake and gas pedal when she was attempting to park her car, according to the Morton Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, civil problem, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft, collision on city street … and more, among 122 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:50 a.m. today.

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Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Updated at 12:30 p.m.

AUTO THEFT, NOT HONDA

• Centralia police were called for a car theft at 3:45 p.m. yesterday from the 2000 block of North Pearl Street. Taken was a Ford Taurus, according to the Centralia Police Department. It was subsequently found without a driver in Federal Way, according to police.

INDOOR GARDEN RAIDED

• Chehalis police were called at 7 a.m. yesterday to the 200 block of Southwest 10th Street following the discovery someone broke into a building used to grow marijuana. Missing were 12 plants the victim said was for medical marijuana, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

OTHER KINDS OF THEFT

• Centralia police took a report on Saturday regarding the fraudulent use of a credit card at the 1300 block of Lum Road.

• Centralia police were contacted on Saturday morning to take a report of the passing of several counterfeit $100 bills at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue.

• Chehalis police were called to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue about 10:45 p.m. on Friday where an individual was attempting to buy pre-paid cards with two counterfeit $100 bills. He said he’d got the money from selling a phone to a guy in Portland and didn’t know it was fake, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• A cooler, a welding mask and a scanner were stolen from a vehicle at the 200 block of Tacoma Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 6:30 p.m. yesterday. The thief gained entry  by smashing a window, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called yesterday evening by an individual who indicated someone else was using their debit card which may have been stolen from their vehicle the day before. Police are awaiting more information from the victim, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 11:25 a.m. yesterday following a vehicle prowl in a business’s parking lot on the 700 block of South Market Boulevard. Someone broke a window and stole a stereo, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• An individual called police about 5:20 a.m. yesterday after hearing his neighbor’s car alarm on the 200 block of Southwest First Street in Chehalis, seeing someone remove an item into their vehicle and drive away, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He drove after them but they were not located, according to police. Stolen was a a pair of silver 12-inch Pioneer speakers mounted in a black carpeted box, police said.

DRUGS

• A 32-year-old woman from Kalama who is seven months pregnant and 36-year-old Winlock woman who had been listed as missing were both arrested for third-degree theft following a suspected shoplifting incident on the 400 block of North Market Boulevard in Chehalis on Friday afternoon. Police contacted them at the Twin City Town Center and found both had outstanding warrants, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The 32-year-old was allegedly in possession of heroin and methamphetamine but not booked for those offenses because of her condition, according to police. She was turned over to the state Department of Corrections because of their warrant, Chehalis Police Department spokesperson Linda Bailey said this morning. The 36-year-old was booked for her warrant, Bailey said.

• A 38-year-old Centralia man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine when he was searched following his arrest on an outstanding warrant from the state Department of Corrections. A deputy got information Dennis A. Johnston was staying in a motor home at the 1600 block of Windsor Avenue in Centralia and contacted him there at about noon on Friday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called about 10:45 a.m. on Saturday to the 1200 block of B Street because someone had broken a window on a parked vehicle during the night.

STRUCTURE FIRE

• The Chehalis Fire Department burned down a house yesterday, on purpose, on Ohio Avenue in Chehalis. The donated house was ignited for training purposes, and it went well, Firefighter Pennie McCarty said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, third-degree theft, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, protection order violation, collision on city street … and more, among 117 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:20 a.m. today.

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Saturday, April 9th, 2016
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MORNING HONDA THEFT REPORT

• Centralia police were called about 6:25 a.m. today after a Honda Accord was discovered missing from the 1100 block of Alder Street. The green 1996 model was taken during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.

PROSECUTORS: WOMAN FORCES COMPANION TO LET HER DRIVE

• Molly E. Moulton, 22, was arrested after she allegedly took the keys from the driver of the car in which she was a passenger and drove them from the Morton area to the Centralia area to a house, and then back to Morton. The female whose car it was said she had told Moulton no, and that on the way back, when she tried to re-claim the keys by turning off the vehicle, Moulton began hitting her and told she was going to crash the car and kill them both, according to court documents. Once Moulton parked at her parent’s home in Morton and fell asleep, the female got her keys back, prosecutors stated. The female reported the incident to police on Thursday, and said it they had been out and about driving since the afternoon before. When a Morton police officer went to the parent’s home where Moulton was staying, her father asked him to search her room and suspected methamphetamine was found, according to prosecutors. Moulton, whose court documents show she resides in Long Beach, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for taking a motor vehicle without permission. Lewis County Deputy Prosecutor Kevin Nelson charged her yesterday with possession of meth and first-degree theft and told the judge the events were somewhere between second-degree robbery and theft. Her bail was set at $10,000.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police responded to a 9:30 p.m. call yesterday of a second-degree burglary at a residence on the 1500 block of Winterwood Drive in Centralia.  Jewelry and a drill were stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SECOND-DEGREE THEFT

• A backpack and cash were among the items stolen from the 1200 block of Mellen Street, according to a report made to police about 5:45 p.m. yesterday.

CAR PROWL

• Police called to the 1000 block of Elm Street in Centralia yesterday took a report of multiple items stolen in a vehicle prowl during the night.

• Centralia police were called about 3:30 p.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 500 block of North Rock Street. Wheel locks were stolen during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called to the 700 block of H Street in Centralia about 8:25 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl. A purse was missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 52-year-old Centralia resident was charged yesterday with two counts of delivery of methamphetamine, allegedly selling meth twice since March 1 to an informant working with the Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team. The incidents occurred in Lewis County, according to court documents. Sam W. Currier, 52, on Wednesday was seen by a detective driving and was then contacted at or near his home in Centralia and booked into the Lewis County Jail. A judge yesterday afternoon set his bail at $20,000.

CRIME STOPPERS WANTS TIPS ABOUT BREAK-IN

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information about a burglary from March 22 at a home on the 200 block of Holcomb Road south of Chehalis in which one of the stolen valuables was a 22 caliber rifle with scope. The brand is CZ and the model is 512, according to according to Lewis County Crime Stoppers. The value of the property taken was $5,000 and included also cash, jewelry and medications. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for information leading to the clearance of crimes. Anonymous calls can be made to 1-800-748-6422 or information may be shared online at www.lewiscountycrimestoppers.org They accept tips by text now as well.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 172 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today.

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Friday, April 8th, 2016
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Updated at 7:29 p.m.

DOMESTIC KNIFE INCIDENT

• A 22-year-old Centralia resident was arrested yesterday evening after allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a knife. Officers called about 5:30 p.m. to the 200 block of West Oakview Avenue in Centralia booked Tyler M. Wallace into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department. Wallace, who works for a logging outfit based in Ethel, according to the attorney who represented him this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court, was allowed release from jail pending trial on a $10,000 unsecured bond co-signed by his grandmother

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called just after 9 a.m. yesterday regarding the theft of a dump trailer from the 1700 block of Kresky Avenue. It is 7-feet by 14-feet with a license plate reading 9182 UE, according to the Centralia Police Department. The black trailer also had a sign on its side reading Navarette’s Landscaping, according to police.

• A 1993 Honda Civic reported missing from the 200 block of Virginia Drive in Centralia on Tuesday morning was recovered yesterday afternoon at the 100 block of Blue Road, back along the tree line where it apparently was driven and got stuck, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police called twice yesterday to the 500 block of Southwest McFadden Avenue ended up arresting a woman for trespassing and possession of methamphetamine, in connection with a glass pipe located. She’s from the Seattle area but arrived in Chehalis a couple of days ago with someone who left without her, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An individual allowed her stay the night, but in the morning asked her to leave and she allegedly returned and went inside the apartment without permission, according to police. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail as Jane Doe because it’s not known what her real name is, Sgt. Gwen Carrell said this morning.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called to the 1000 block of Scammon Creek Road in Centralia yesterday afternoon where a vehicle had been prowled. Missing was its stereo and a small amount of currency, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called at about 8:40 p.m. yesterday to Northwest Prindle Street where someone had thrown a rock and broken a car window.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs,  misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, taking motor vehicle without permission; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, collision on I-5, possibly suicidal person, smell of smoke in a building … and more, among 177 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 8:30 a.m. today.

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Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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ATTEMPTED CAR THEFT

• An officer was called to the Twin City Town Center in Chehalis just after 10 p.m. yesterday when an individual discovered someone had broken in to their vehicle and damaged the steering column.

ELUDING

• An officer tried to make a traffic stop about 4:40 a.m. today at the 900 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia and the small passenger car fled onto Interstate 5 at a high rate of speed, according to the Centralia Police Department. The investigation is ongoing, police reported this morning.

OUT-OF-CONTROL

• Chehalis police responded to calls of a man screaming, yelling and kicking over sidewalk sandwich board downtown about 4:20 p.m. yesterday and arrested 33-year-old Michael Hilton for disorderly conduct. Hilton, in talking to police, indicated he was a physicist and was building an aircraft, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He was booked into jail.

DRUGS

• Police were called about 12:20 p.m. yesterday to a home on Northwest Middle Street in Chehalis for a possible burglary. They found the 18-year-old relative of the owner there and subsequently arrested him for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Booked into the Lewis County Jail was Brandon L. Caley.

TRESPASS ON TRACKS

• Chehalis police were called about 8:15 p.m. by BNSF and advised there someone on the railroad tracks around North National Avenue,  according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, first-degree assault, probation violation, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, misdemeanor assault, civil issue, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft, call for an injured robin … and more, among 152 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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Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Updated at 4:12 p.m.

ATTEMPTED ESCAPE FROM THE LAW BRINGS SEARCH PLANE

• A 35-year-old Centralia man wanted for absconding from probation drew a large police response after he allegedly rammed two law enforcement vehicles that tried to hem him in yesterday at the 2200 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia. Members of the Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team in conjunction with a community response unit from the state Department of Corrections were conducting surveillance around 10:30 a.m. at a location they believed Guadalupe J. Aguirre to be and after he left the residence, tried to stop him by blocking him in with their vehicles, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He reportedly rammed two of the vehicles and drove off. The sheriff’s office said Aguirre departed from his vehicle at the 500 block of Lincoln Creek Road and fled on foot. Other members of the sheriff’s office, the state patrol and the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, along with a fixed-wing aircraft from WSP responded to track him, according to sheriff’s Cmdr. Dusty Breen. K-9 Axel responded as well and at about 12:45 p.m., Aguirre was located. Breen said the subject began resisting and he and the dog ended up rolling down a hill together. The K-9’s contact with Aguirre resulted in bites in three locations, Breen said. He was cleared medically and subsequently booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault as well as the felony warrant from DOC for escape from community custody, according to Breen. One of the deputies whose vehicle was hit was checked at the scene for neck, back and shoulder pain, according to the sheriff’s office.

WANTED FELON LOSES FIREARM TO POLICE

• A 30-year-old man was arrested yesterday morning for felon in possession of a firearm and booked into the Lewis County Jail. Just before 11 a.m., officers saw Gregory S. Schroeder at an apartment on the 1500 block of Lewis Street in Centralia with a female they knew to have a protection order against him, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police detained Schroeder for that, as well as an outstanding misdemeanor warrant, and ended up finding he had a gun on him, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• A deputy was called just before 4 o’clock this morning after the discovery of a vehicle prowl at the 3500 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia. Sometime after 1 p.m. yesterday, someone broke into a truck and stole a laptop computer and FAA identification, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Police were called about 10:10 p.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 2700 block of Colonial Drive in Centralia and learned a laptop computer and a purse were taken.

• Fishing gear was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked at the 600 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 10:30 a.m. yesterday.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police responded to a 10:30 p.m. call yesterday to a report a window on the 400 block of Downing Road in Centralia was damaged by a BB gun from someone in a passing vehicle. Officers were provided a description of the suspect vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department.

KNOCK, KNOCK: HAND OVER YOUR POT PLANTS PLEASE

• A Lewis County man has been charged with growing marijuana after deputies knocked on his front door and asked about it. Joshua K. Lewis, 41, said he’d intended to get a medical marijuana authorization the very next day, but law enforcement confiscated the 180 plants they found anyway, according to charging documents. The visit to the residence on the 5000 block of Jackson Highway took place in February, and last month prosecutors mailed a summons to Lewis telling him to appear in Lewis County Superior Court yesterday afternoon on the felony charge. He didn’t show up for the hearing. The letter was sent to his last known address, but it came back, so Lewis County Deputy Prosecutor Kevin Nelson got a judge to sign a $5,000 arrest warrant. There were a few larger plants, among those in various states of growth, the documents state. The charge of manufacturing marijuana has a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000, for someone with no previous drug convictions. Court documents say the two deputies at Lewis’s door on Feb. 24 were acting on a tip.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Lewis County Fire District 6 responded to a vehicle that collided with a tree in the 300 block of Chilvers Road in Adna at 1:30 p.m. today. The first arriving engine found the sole occupant already out of the car – with only minor injuries from a seat belt worn at the time of the collision, according to District 6 spokesperson DJ Hammer. Airbags had deployed. The driver was assessed by personnel with American Medical Response (AMR) and then released, according to Hammer.

•  Officers responded to a report of one vehicle into a pole traffic collision at Marion and Royal streets in Centralia about 9:50 a.m. yesterday. At about 10:15 a.m., they were called to the 500 block of North Tower Avenue for a report of a car into a building. Nobody was injured in either incident, according to the Centralia Police Department. Firefighters reported there was no damage to the building.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute,  disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft, collision on city street, possible suicidal person … and more, among 137 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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Chilvers Road in Adna today. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 6

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

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Updated at 1:31 p.m.

AUTO THEFT

• Officers called at 6:35 a.m. today took a report that sometime within the hour, someone stole a red Honda Civic from the 200 block of Virginia Drive in Centralia. The car has smiley face and Magpul stickers on the rear window and a license plate reading ABE 5790, according to the Centralia Police Department.

WEEK-OLD ROBBERY INVESTIGATION ONGOING

• Morton police notified the news media yesterday they need help from the community to identify two suspects in an armed robbery that took place near the boat ramp on the east side of Gus Backstrom Park a week earlier. Officers called about 10:50 p.m. on March 28, learned the two victims were forced to the ground at gunpoint, punched in the stomach and robbed of some of their belongings. Each of the assailants carried a pistol in their right hand, according to the Morton Police Department. The suspects are described this way: Both white males, with the first one around 240 pounds, medium blonde hair, blue eyes, wearing round glasses, blue pants, brown sweatshirt and the second one with a smaller build, possible 5-feet 11-inches tall, brown eyes, blue ripped jeans, black and white bandana, according to police. “This type of activity will not be tolerated in our community and our department will be actively pursuing these suspects,” the department posted on its Facebook page on Friday afternoon. “We thank you in advance for your much needed and appreciated support and assistance.” They ask anyone with information to please contact the Lewis County dispatch center and ask to speak with an officer or feel free to call the Morton Police Department directly and leave a message and they will respond as soon as possible.

ASSAULT REPORT

• Chehalis police were called yesterday about 10:30 a.m. to take a report of an alleged custodial assault Green Hill School on Southwest 11th Street that occurred earlier in the day.

TRESPASSING

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 12:25 p.m. report yesterday of trespassers at a residence that was supposed to be vacant at the 1100 block of Mellen Street. They found two individuals there who were wanted on outstanding warrants, according to the Centralia Police Department. Booked into the Lewis County Jail were Daryl P. McCrory, 26 and Terry R. Strong, 47, according to police.

VANDALISM

• Police took a report yesterday afternoon that a victim’s motor home windows were broken out while it was parked on private property at Mellen and Yew streets in Centralia.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A tired driver was injured when her westbound Jeep Cherokee left the roadway and rolled along state Route 6 about four miles east of Pe Ell last night. Troopers called about 10:50 p.m. report Crystal J. Seay, from Raymond, had been fatigued and lost control of her vehicle. It was described as totaled. She was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital as a precautionary measure, according to the Washington State Patrol. A possible citation is pending, according to the state patrol.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, protection order violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, Safe and Sober probation violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft, collision on city street, possible suicidal person, teenager throwing tantrum, person reporting they saw somebody take somebody else’s bicycle and the owner retrieving it  … and more, among 142 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.