MAN RESCUED NEAR ADNA
• A 70-year-old Adna area man was found yesterday after spending about an hour alone and injured out on the woods. “He was out walking in the woods and fell down, like rolled down a hill and banged up his knees and his arm a little bit,” Lewis County Fire District 6 Firefighter Kyle Eiswald said. Neighbors along the 400 block of Deep Creek Road heard him calling for help, and a deputy happened by, Eiswald said. It was around 10 a.m., he said. A crew from District 6, with help from Lewis County Fire District 13, carried him out and the patient was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to Eiswald.
POLICE: MAN ARRESTED FOR KNIFE INCIDENT
• A 67-year-old Centralia man was jailed last night for harassment after allegedly threatening an individual with a knife. Marvin J. Moreno was arrested after an incident associated with the 1400 block of Belmont Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department. Prosecutors declined to file a criminal charge and Moreno was released from the Lewis County Jail this morning.
NEAR BICYCLE THEFT
• A 24-year-old Centralia man was arrested for fourth-degree assault and third-degree theft after he allegedly tried to steal a bicycle at the skate park in Centralia late Saturday afternoon. Ronald A. Yeager was issued his citation and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department.
THEFT FROM SHED
• Centralia police yesterday took a report of a break-in to a shed on the 400 block of Denny Way. It is unknown if anything was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.
THEFT FROM MOTEL
• Centralia police responded yesterday to a 5:30 p.m. report of furniture stolen from a motel room on the 1300 block of Lakeshore Drive.
THEFT FROM GAS STATION
• An employee of the Randle One-Stop was arrested yesterday for allegedly stealing small amounts of money from a cash register at work. A deputy called on Saturday to the service station on the 10,000 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Randle found that $72.70 was taken during the current month, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Kathrine Coby, 55, from Randle, was contacted and arrested for third-degree theft and then released, according to Chief Deputy Stacy Brown.
• Morton police are still investigating the theft of an aluminum ladder, taken from the back of a pickup truck parked on the 200 block of West State Street in Mossyrock last Tuesday. The loss is estimated at $100, according to the Morton Police Department.
• Chehalis police were called on Friday afternoon following the discovery by a shopper at Wal-Mart that someone removed their front license plate while they were in the store. An officer was called a short time later by an individual from the 100 block of Southwest Third Street who also was missing a front license plate, but it had been taken sometime during the previous two weeks, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Centralia police took a report on Saturday regarding unauthorized electronic purchase made from a credit card account.
• Centralia police were contacted on Friday afternoon for a report of unauthorized charges being made to an individual’s accounts.
• A 31-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with an officer at First and M streets about 12:50 p.m. yesterday. Genevieve J. Molina was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 35-year-old homeless man who reportedly went into a business he had been banned from on the 100 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia on Saturday evening was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for trespassing. Terry L Bryan was subsequently also arrested for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 37-year-old Toledo resident reportedly discovered in a shed off an alley in Chehalis early Sunday morning was arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Police were called about 3 a.m. to the area off the 100 block Southwest Seventh Street were told by Christopher S. Huston he was waiting for someone, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An officer located hypodermic needles, pens, and a smoking device and booked Huston into the Lewis County Jail, according to police. The residue field tested positive for meth, according to police. Prosecutors today declined to file a charge and he was released from jail.
• Chehalis police called to Wal-Mart late Friday night about a suspected shoplifter subsequently located a pipe with residue that field-tested positive for amphetamine. Eual N. Davis, 30, of Chehalis, said it was not his, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Davis was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and booked into the Lewis County Jail. Davis posted bail, appeared in Lewis County Superior Court this afternoon and his arraignment was scheduled for Thursday.
TRESPASS ARREST AFTER LEAVING SURPRISE FOR GAS STATION
• A 42-year-old man was arrested after he was caught on a security camera defecating near the front door of a Silver Creek gas station over the weekend, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy was called about 10:30 a.m. on Saturday to the Texaco station on the 2900 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Silver Creek and learned it happened just before 3 o’clock that morning, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Richard E. Graham had been banned from the business in 2012, Brown said. A deputy located Graham on Leonard Road and booked him into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree trespassing, according to the sheriff’s office.
• Morton police report they were called to a business on the 100 block of Main Avenue when a male was seen trying to get into a ATM machine with what appeared to be a screwdriver. The Thursday morning case was solved quickly. The individual was the ATM repairman, according to the Morton Police Department.
FOUR-VEHICLE FREEWAY WRECK INCLUDES TEEN, BIG RIG
• One person was injured this morning when a northbound semi truck and a northbound Toyota Prius driven by a 15-year-old girl collided on Interstate 5 near the Harrison Avenue interchange in Centralia. Troopers responding about 9:40 a.m. report the Prius was spun into a construction barrel pushing it onto the roadway causing a swerving Taurus to strike a Toyota Corolla, according to the Washington State Patrol. The Prius, driven by Danielle J. McCollum, 15, of Chehalis, was described as totaled. She was unhurt but her passenger, Louis M. McCollum, 57, also of Chehalis was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the state patrol. Vasyl D. Tsar, 43, of Vancouver, who was driving the 2000 Freightliner was uninjured, as were the other two drivers, according to the state patrol. The collision remain under investigation.
• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, third-degree malicious mischief, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated; responses for alarms, disputes, hit and run, attempted suicide, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collisions on city streets and parking lots, counterfeit $20 bills discovered at a local business … and more.