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Friday, April 28th, 2017
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DOMESTIC INCIDENT

• A 41-year-old Onalaska man was arrested for fourth-degree assault and then possession of methamphetamine after deputies were called to the 1900 block of state Route 508 just before 10 p.m. yesterday because he allegedly struck his 68-year-old female relative, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The responding deputy observed marks on the victim’s forehead and slight bruising, according to the sheriff’s office. Jeffrey A. Church was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

AUTO THEFT

• A turquoise 1994 Honda Accord was reported was reported stolen from the 100 block of North Washington Avenue in Centralia just before 7 o’clock yesterday morning. It has the word “Accord” across the top of the windshield, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• A deputy was called about 10:45 p.m. yesterday to the 2900 block of Jackson Highway south of Chehalis where someone attempted to steal a Seattle Times newspaper box outside a store. Two people in a suspect vehicle were contacted by Chehalis police and subsequently arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. They are Kalie M. Hamilton, 22, of Centralia, for attempted third-degree theft and Kennard P. Supak, 25, for possession of heroin, according to the sheriff’s office.

FRAUD

• Police were called about 3:10 p.m. yesterday by an individual about the unauthorized use of her debit card in a case associated with the 1300 block of St. Helens Street in Centralia.

CAR PROWL

• A 41-year-old Vader resident was arrested for vehicle prowl and driving on a suspended license about 7:45 p.m. yesterday at the 900 block of Old Airport Way in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. Joseph E. Loudin was allegedly caught breaking into a parked vehicle, according to police. He was arrested and then released pending a court hearing.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, trespassing, trespassing, trespassing, trespassing, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances… and more among 141 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 27th, 2017
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DOWNTOWN CENTRALIA BURGLARY

• Someone broke out a business’s window and stole thousands of dollars worth of high-end power tools, according to a report made just after 7 a.m. yesterday from the 300 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were called yesterday evening by a person who lives out of town but discovered someone had used their bank card information at Wal-Mart.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 8:30 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl that took place during the night at the 200 block of Southeast Prospect Street. A wallet had been taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• A deputy responded just after 7 p.m. yesterday to Mineral for a report of damage to a $65,000 assembly that powered a community gate belonging to a homeowner’s association. It happened at the 100 block of Rainier Vista Drive off North Mineral Hill Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Damaged was a gate, power box and motor sometime between 3:26 p.m. and 4 p.m., Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Deputies were provided information on a potential person of interest and are investigating the case as a hit and run and first-degree malicious mischief, Breen said.

DRUGS

• When Centralia police arrested a 16-year-old boy for an outstanding warrant about 11:45 p.m. yesterday, they discovered he was in possession of heroin, according to the Centralia Police Department. The contact occurred at the 1200 block of Mellen Street, according to police. The teen was booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, hit and run, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, third-degree theft, dine and dash, disorderly person, protection order violation, suspicious circumstances… and more among 128 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 26th, 2017
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Updated at 2:54 p.m.

CENTRALIA DAD STRUCK WITH BASEBALL BAT

• A 14-year-old boy who allegedly hit his father in the head and arm with a baseball bat during a dispute in Centralia yesterday evening was arrested for second-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officers called just before 6 p.m. noted the injuries did not require medical attention and booked the teen into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center. His parents had confronted him about his marijuana use, according to police.

BRASS KNUCKLES IN COURT

• A 22-year-old Centralia resident who allegedly tried to bring a pair of brass knuckles with her into Centralia Municipal Court yesterday morning was arrested, according to the Centralia Police Department. It was about 8 a.m. at the 100 block of West Maple Street and an officer cited Jody L. Forga for possession of a dangerous weapon and then released her, according to police.

SHED BREAK-IN

• Centralia police were called to a business on the 3000 block of Galvin Road just after 7 o’clock yesterday morning to take a report that tools were stolen from a shed over the weekend.

BAD BILL

• Chehalis police were called about 1:20 p.m. yesterday by the recipient of a counterfeit $20 bill at the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue.

MOSSYROCK RESIDENT LOSES FIREARMS, TVS AND PET DOG IN BURGLARY

• It appears a burglar at a Mossyrock home left a door open, allowing the owner’s dog to get out and get into a neighbor’s chicken coop where it was shot and killed, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called about 4:40 p.m. on Monday to the 100 block of Swigert Road by a 74-year-old man who reported the situation regarding his poultry and his neighbor’s dog. The man said that recently nine of his chickens were killed when a neighbor dog got into the coop and when he was alerted by his wife of a dog in the chicken house, he and a buddy found the canine who seemed to be going after the chickens, according to the sheriff’s office. The 72-year-old friend shot the dog, according to Chief Deputy Dusty Breen. Meanwhile, the property owner’s wife had gone to the dog owner’s home and saw a door was open, but nobody was there, according to Breen. It turns out that sometime after 10 p.m. on Sunday, someone broke into the residence and stole five guns and two television sets, and let the dog out, according to Breen. The 20-year-old resident who owns the dog was out of town and had a friend stopping by to check on the house and take care of their dog, according to the sheriff’s office.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police issued a motorist an infraction for negligent driving after a vehicle slid off the road and into China Creek yesterday evening near North Gold Street and Ham Hill Road. The three occupants were assisted from the vehicle with the help of firefighters and only minor injuries were involved, according to authorities.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, providing false information; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, shoplifting, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, loose dog chasing cats … and more among 141 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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China Creek rescue. / Courtesy photo by Riverside Fire Authority

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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HEAVY SHOPLIFTING

• A 20-year-old Chehalis resident was arrested for second-degree theft after she was caught allegedly shoplifting a felony level of merchandise from a retail store at the 1300 block of Lum Road in Centralia yesterday. Officers called about 12:45 p.m. booked Desiree M. Webley into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning a Chehalis motorist was cited after she lost control of her vehicle and traveled about 200 feet off the road and struck a fence. The 37-year-old Chehalis woman had turned to check on her two children and when she turned back saw a vehicle in the middle of the road, according to the sheriff’s office. It happened along the 200 block of Romerman Road near Napavine on Saturday morning, Chief Deputy Duty Breen said. One of the children had small cuts on their face from glass and the 1999 Toyota 4Runner was totaled, Breen said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, third-degree malicious mischief, displaying dangerous weapon; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vehicle collision, trespassing, suspicious circumstances … 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. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, April 24th, 2017
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BURGLARY PACKWOOD

• A deputy responding about 4:45 p.m. yesterday for a burglary of a vacation cabin in Packwood learned that someone forced their way inside, ransacked the place and stole at least $10,000 worth of valuables. Among the missing items from the 100 block of Timberline Drive West were a generator, chainsaws and air compressors but a list is still being complied, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It happened sometime during approximately the previous two weeks, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

STORAGE UNITS POSSIBLY BURGLED

• Chehalis police were called just before 9 p.m. yesterday to the 1900 block of Northeast Kresky Avenue where locks from two storage units were missing. It’s not yet known if anything was stolen, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

TAILGATE TAKEN

• An individual reported the theft of a tailgate from a pickup at the 300 block of Latona Street in Centralia yesterday. It occurred during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.

POSSIBLE FRAUD

• Chehalis police were called at 3:07 p.m. on Friday about suspected possible fraud associated with a location on the 600 block of South Market Boulevard. The report is being investigated, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called just after 2 p.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of Roosevelt Avenue where sometime during the night someone had slashed tires on someone else’s vehicle.

• A 46-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief last night after allegedly breaking out a vehicle window during an argument at the 1200 block of Mellen Street in Centralia. Officers called about 10:40 p.m. issued a citation to Michael J. Bock and then released him, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 26-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for possession of heroin after he was pulled over by a deputy about 6:30 a.m. on Saturday in the vicinity of the 500 block of Centralia-Alpha Road, and driving with a suspended license, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Michael A. Welsh was booked into the Lewis County Jail,  according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 56-year-old Onalaska man pulled over for speeding just before midnight on Friday at the 400 block of Centralia-Alpha Road was subsequently found to be driving with a suspended license and then found in possession of suspected heroin and suspected meth residue on a glass pipe, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Daniel G. Church was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 54-year-old man contacted for trespassing at a red tagged residence on the 200 block of Southwest 14th Street in Chehalis at about 3:25 p.m. on Friday was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, according to police. Loring G. Thomas was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND FROM MORTON

• Officers responded to a 7:48 p.m. call on Friday to the 100 block of Main Avenue to a possible assault that took place.  The case is pending further information, according to the Morton Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 33-year-old motorist who was reportedly seen “huffing” on an aerosol can and at one point passed out in the lane while cars went around him along Rush Road south of Chehalis was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Joseph M. King was contacted on Newaukum Valley Road shortly after 12:40 p.m. and then arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’ office.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that the driver who struck a large tree along the 1600 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday was arrested for driving under the influence. Christopher E. Moore had been wearing his seatbelt but he seemed confused, acknowledged he had consumed alcohol and believed he was still in the parking lot of a bar, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Moore was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to responders.

• The driver who collided with a fence along the 200 block of Southwest William Avenue in Chehalis at about 4:45 a.m. on Saturday was arrested for driving under the influence, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Katheryn L. Rider, 30, of Chehalis, was issued a citation and then released to her parents, according to police.

• A 22-year-old Centralia resident advised he was attempting to dodge a deer in the roadway causing his vehicle to roll over at the 1800 block of Little Hanaford Road outside Centralia early Friday morning. A deputy responding to the approximately 2:30 a.m. call arrested Joshua D. Bales for driving under the influence, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vehicle collision, disorderly person, third-degree theft, unfounded report, suspicious circumstances … and more among 127 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 23rd, 2017
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South Scheuber Road wreck / Courtesy photo by Riverside Fire Authority.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A driver was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital early yesterday morning after their car left the roadway and struck a large tree along the 1600 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia. Firefighters responding to the approximately 1:30 a.m. call found the driver still inside the vehicle, according to Riverside Fire Authority. The car sustained significant damage, with debris scattered in all directions, Fire Capt. Erik Olson stated. The injuries appeared to be non-life threatening, according to Olson.

• A motorist escaped serious injury when her car collided with a fence and came to rest in a yard along Southwest William Avenue in Chehalis at about 4:45 a.m. yesterday, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. It happened between Second and Third streets, according to Firefighter Braxton Traylor. While a two-by-four crashed through her windshield, it veered toward the passenger side, Traylor said. A second piece of lumber pierced the vehicle between the brake and gas pedal, he said. The driver was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital as a precaution, Traylor said.

• A 2011 Kia Soul was totaled when its 20-year-old driver ran into the back of a semi truck on northbound Interstate 5 near milepost 60 late Friday night. Brenden K. Banta, 20, from Kalama, and his 17-year-old passenger from Woodland were both injured and taken to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. Troopers called about 11:45 p.m. report the driver of the 2017 Peterbilt tractor was unhurt and the big rig was able to be driven from the scene. The collision is under investigation. Banta was to be arrested for driving under the influence and vehicular assault, according to the state patrol.

HEAVY SHOPLIFTING

• Centralia police arrested a pair of teenagers and a third person for organized retail theft in connection with an approximately 6 p.m. call yesterday associated with an address on the 1300 block of Lum Road. Elijah A Chambers, 18, of Renton and Brianna R Westwood of Kent as well as a 16 year old boy were booked, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• An abandoned Kia Optima was recovered at Hemlock and Pine streets in Centralia about 3:20 p.m. on Friday, according to the Centralia Police Department. It was stolen from California, according to police.

OTHER THEFT

• Speakers were stolen from a storage unit at the 1200 block of North Pearl Street, according to a report made to police on Friday morning.

• Police were called about the theft of power tools from a business at the 2000 block of Johnson Road in Centralia on Friday morning.

• Centralia police a report on Friday afternoon that $40 was stolen from a resident at the 1300 block of Alexander Street.

• Centralia police were called to a vehicle prowl at the 600 block of Warsaw Street at about 1:20 p.m. on Friday. Keys were taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Centralia police took a report just after noon on Friday from the 800 block of North Pearl Street of an unknown person using another individual’s social security number and birth  date to fraudulently file a tax return.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, trespassing, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, anti-harassment order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 298 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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Friday, April 21st, 2017
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DOMESTIC ASSAULT

• A 20-year-old Chehalis resident was arrested yesterday for second-degree assault after his significant other reported that during an argument he struck her in the face and put his hands around her throat so tightly she could not breathe. She told a deputy that when she regained consciousness she gathered up her child and left, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Following an investigation, Tristan R. Durland was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 10:35 a.m. yesterday regarding a burglary to a shed on the 1100 block of E Street.

• Chehalis police are investigating after  business on the 800 block of Northwest State Avenue reported yesterday morning the discovery of unauthorized charges on one of their accounts.

• An officer was called just before 9 a.m. yesterday to the 1300 block of Alexander Street in Centralia about the theft of a number of vehicle titles, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, hit and run, third-degree theft, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, shoplifting, civil issue, misdemeanor assault, vehicle collision, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances … and more among 145 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 20th, 2017
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Updated at 5:33 p.m.

THREAT WITH FIREARM LANDS MAN IN JAIL

• A 41-year-old rural Centralia man who allegedly confronted a neighbor during a parking dispute by pointing a pistol at the neighbor’s face was jailed yesterday. Deputies called about 12:45 p.m. to the 400 block of Reinke Road were told the issue was about a property line easement and the alleged victim had parked blocking the driveway, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Corey L. Moran allegedly came out of his residence, pulled a 40-caliber semi-automatic pistol and aimed it at his 40-year-old neighbor, Chief Deputy Bruce Kimsey said. Moran was arrested for first-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County Jail, Kimsey said.

KIRBY VACUUM REPO GOES VIOLENT

• A woman who attempted to retrieve a Kirby vacuum from a Chehalis resident who was behind on his payments called 911 yesterday evening to report the customer pushed her down, began to hit and kick her and then choked her, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Officers responding just before 6 p.m. to the 600 block of Northeast Franklin Avenue arrested Jason R. Ferris, 32, for second-degree assault and booked him in to the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

MOTORIST PULLED FROM VEHICLE PARKED ON TRACKS

• Centralia police say a 32-year-old motorist from Rochester stopped his vehicle on a set of railroad tracks in Centralia and then refused to exit the vehicle when ordered to do so by officers last night. Officers responding about 12:20 a.m. to the area near Reynolds Avenue and Blair Road had to break the window and drag him out, according to the Centralia Police Department. They arrested Steven R. Stacy for obstructing and booked him into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

THEFT

• Police were called just before 7 o’clock this morning to the 1300 block of West Main Street in Centralia when a woman saw someone by her shed with her tool box. The individual fled towards the freeway and a search with a police dog did not turn up their suspect, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A deputy was called yesterday to the 100 block of Shannon Lane west of Chehalis following the discovery of a break-in to a shop building next to a home in which a propane heater, a tool box, two machetes and other items were stolen. The victim said it occurred sometime during the previous two weeks, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 42-year-old man from Woodland was booked into the Lewis County Jail yesterday in connection with a Vader burglary early last month in which more than $40,000 worth of property was stolen. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning deputies began following up immediately on the incident at the 1000 block of state Route 506 which was reported on March 9. Among the valuables missing were two vehicles, 13 guns and more than 50 antique model cars, Chief Deputy Bruce Kimsey said. Kimsey said deputies were assisted in locating a suspect on Saturday by the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office, the Kelso Police Department and the Longview Street Crimes Unit. Dustin I. Wynn, one of the suspects, was arrested for multiple felonies including first-degree burglary and first-degree trafficking in stolen property, according to the sheriff’s office.

DRUGS

• A case involving a 15-year-old boy from yesterday morning at the 800 block of Eshom Road in Centralia was referred to the Lewis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Juvenile Division for possession of marijuana, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FROM THE COURTHOUSE

• A 16-year-old Centralia boy was charged as an adult yesterday with second-degree rape in a case police began investigating at the end of February. Centralia police were told by a 16-year-old girl it happened while she was at a friend’s home in Centralia with six others. The girl said she had rebuffed his advances but he came into the guest room where she was sleeping and forced himself on her, according to charging documents. At the end of March, she picked the 16-year-old boy from a photo montage and he was initially charged in juvenile court, according to authorities. Lewis County Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor Brad Meagher said a judge agreed the teen’s case could be moved to Lewis County Superior Court. His bail was set yesterday afternoon at $50,000.

CENTRALIA RESIDENTS AWAKEN TO FIRE

• Firefighters called about 6:10 a.m. today to the 2300 block of Rosewood Lane in Centralia found heavy smoke coming from the attic of a home but then located the fire in a storage room in the garage. It was quickly extinguished and there was no damage to the living portion of the residence, according to Riverside Fire Authority.  The occupants had woken up to smell of smoke, gone outside and called 911, according to Fire Capt. Terry Ternan. Nobody was inured, Ternan stated. The cause is under investigation.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving under the influence, third-degree malicious mischief; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, civil issue, misdemeanor assault, vehicle collision, third-degree theft, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances … 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.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Updated at 12:28 p.m.

STRANGER DETAINED FOR GIVING TRINKETS TO KIDS

• Chehalis police were called at 7:30 p.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of Northwest Prindle Street where they were told a stranger was in the neighborhood shaking children’s’ hands and giving out tokens. Parents spoke to him and had asked him to leave, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. “We found he could be arrested for unwanted touching,” Bailey said. James P. Sauter, 54, of Chehalis, was arrested for fourth-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FAUX IRS AGENT VICTIMIZES CHEHALIS RESIDENT

• A 43-year-old Chehalis man was tricked out of $2,750 after he was contacted by someone claiming to be with the IRS who said he owed back taxes and needed to make the payment in the form of gift cards. “Unfortunately the victim did provide what they were asking for and then they asked for more,” Chehalis Police Department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. The man called police yesterday evening to report what had occurred and was told it was a scam, Bailey said. The police don’t have anything they can follow up on in the case, she said. “No phone numbers, name, nothing,” she said. The real Internal Revenue Service does not operate in that manner, Bailey said.

BURGLARY PACKWOOD

• A deputy was called yesterday afternoon about a break-in to a cabin at the 100 block of Timberline Drive in Packwood in which at least $1,000 worth of property was stolen. Among the missing items a Yamaha guitar, a pair of women’s snowboard boots and bindings as well as a 30-inch flat screen television, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It happened between 3 p.m. on April 8 and 2 p.m. yesterday, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 10:50 a.m. yesterday to a business at the 100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia where sometime during the night someone had cut the fence to the compound and stole a cash register and scale, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 7:45 a.m. yesterday to the 1500 block of Lewis Street in Centralia where a victim reported someone broke into his detached garage and stole tools, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• A 26-year-old Winlock woman was arrested yesterday after residents of the 300 block of Newaukum Valley Drive arrived home and discovered a person in their house who locked them out, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies dispatched just before 3:35 p.m. entered the residence, contacted the woman and took her into custody, according to the sheriff’s office. Shila K. Brennan was booked into the Lewis County Jail for burglary, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. The suspect is unrelated to the victims, he said.

• Someone broke into a storage unit at the 300 block of Kirkland Road south of Chehalis and stole a box spring-mattress set, three samurai swords and movie prop swords, according to a report made yesterday afternoon to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The victim reported the items were there when he left at 2:30 p.m. on Friday but when he returned at 8 a.m. Saturday the lock was gone and the property missing, according to the sheriff’s office.

BURGLARY WINLOCK

• A deputy was called yesterday afternoon to the 200 block of Winlock Waters Drive south of Winlock where someone had pried a sliding glass door from its rails and broken it, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The woman who owns the property isn’t yet sure if anything was taken, according to the sheriff’s office.

BURGLARY MOSSYROCK

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning a residence on the 200 block of Blankenship Road near Mossyrock was broken into by someone who caused significant damage inside and stole thousands of dollars worth of valuables including 10 firearms. A deputy responding on Monday learned it happened sometime between 9 p.m. Sunday and 10:30 a.m. on Monday, according to the sheriff’s office. Among the items stolen are a coin collection in a tackle box, a Gibson Epiphone guitar, a Carvin 30-watt amplifier, two gaming consoles and games, more than 20 knives and the guns which included rifles, shotguns and a revolver, according to Chief Deputy Dusty Breen. Five doors, two televisions a computer and other belongings were damaged, Breen said.

DRUGS AT SCHOOL

• Police were called about 1:45 p.m. yesterday to Chehalis Middle School on the 1000 block of Southwest 20th Street on a report of three juveniles possessing a green leafy substance. The case is being investigated, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• An individual reported about 2:10 a.m. today that an unknown person smashed out several windows of his vehicle at the 1000 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license, ignition interlock device violation; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, vehicle collision, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances … and more among 151 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Updated at 5:24 p.m.

THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN WIRING MISSING

• A deputy was called about 8:20 a.m. yesterday to a business on the 200 block of Winston Creek Road where sometime over the weekend someone stole 400 feet of power cable valued at about $10,000, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Locks were found broken and the wire’s protective casing was left behind, according to the sheriff’s office. The theft occurred sometime after 5 p.m. on Friday and before 7 o’clock yesterday morning, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. A complete list of stolen items is being compiled, according to Breen.

GARAGE BURGLED

• Centralia police were told someone cut a hole in the side of a detached garage at the 700 block of North Tower Avenue to get inside and steal items. Among the property reported missing are jewelry, documents and tools, according to a report made to police about 8:20 a.m. yesterday.

HARASSMENT

• Chehalis police were called about 10:40 a.m. yesterday to a restaurant on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue to take a report that a customer threatened an employee. The incident is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FRAUD

• Morton police said yesterday they are investigating an allegation a bank account was hacked and money stolen. The issue was reported last Wednesday, according to the Morton Police Department.

SEX CRIME ALLEGED

• A 23-year-old Morton man was arrested yesterday after a 15-year-old girl reportedly admitted to her mother she had consensual sex with a family friend in February. A deputy responded last night to talk with the mother and the girl in East Lewis County and got copies of Facebook messages between the two that talked about him coming over as soon as no one was at her home, according to court documents. Michael J. Barnett was booked into the Lewis County Jail and then charged today with third-degree rape of a child and also communication with a minor for immoral purposes in Lewis County Superior Court. Both are class C felonies with a maximum penalty of five years in prison. His bail was set at $10,000 and his arraignment scheduled for May 27.

CHICKEN HOUSE LOST, DOGS SAVED

• A woman sustained minor burns rescuing dogs from kennels inside her barn when an adjacent chicken coop caught fire in the Boistfort Valley yesterday evening. Firefighters called about 5:30 p.m. to the property on the 2300 block of Wildwood Road found the poultry house engulfed in flames and were able to get it put out before it burned down the barn, according to Lewis County Fire District 13. The barn ended up with a charred wall and some damage to its roof however, Fire Chief Gwen Turner said. No animals were lost, Turner said. The chicken coop had been vacant. The homeowner was taken to the hospital to be treated and has been released, according to Turner. The cause of the fire will be investigated, she said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, probation violation, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving with no license, providing false information to police officer, trip permit violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, suspicious circumstances … and more among 147 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 17th, 2017
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Updated at 1:51 p.m.

LAWN AND GARDEN EQUIPMENT STOLEN

• An unknown person or persons did extensive damage to a pole barn when they burglarized the structure at the 400 block of Short Road near Morton sometime during the past approximately three weeks. A deputy responding on Friday afternoon found all the electronics had been removed from an Airstream motor home and various heavy lawn and garden equipment missing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Among the stolen property was a DR brush mower, a DR snow blower, a log splitter and a Yamaha mower, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss for the owner, a 64-year-old Olympia resident, is currently estimated at $50,000, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said this morning. The case is under investigation, Breen said.

THEFT OF KARAOKE EQUIPMENT

• Centralia police were contacted at 6:25 p.m. on Friday to take a report of the theft of karaoke and DJ equipment from the 1200 block of Alder Street. An investigation is ongoing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• A vehicle found abandoned at the 1200 block of West Plum Street in Centralia about 6:40 p.m. on Saturday turned out to be a rental car stolen in California, according to the Centralia Police Department. A second abandoned rental car from California found about 2:45 p.m. on Sunday at the 200 block of Hemlock Street in Centralia had also been stolen, according to police.

ASSAULT

• Chehalis police were called at 3:28 p.m. on Friday to a report of a third-degree assault from Lewis County District Court on West Main Street. Further details were unavailable.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called just before 10 a.m. on Saturday to take a report that a house and vehicle had been egged on West Main Street.

• Police were called about 10:30 a.m. on Saturday regarding vandalism to a house on Southeast Magnolia Drive in Chehalis during the night.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A child sustained a leg injury due to their car seat not being properly secured during a two-vehicle collision at Johnson Road and Reynolds Avenue just before 8:30 a.m. on Friday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Members of two fire departments responded yesterday just after noon to a two-vehicle collision on state Route 6 near Chilvers Road. Two patients were treated at the scene and then release, but three others were transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to Lewis County Fire District 6. Department spokesperson DJ Hammer said the injuries appeared to be minor.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor domestic assault, trespassing, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vehicle collision, hit and run, third-degree theft, protection order violation, loud neighbor party, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances … and more among 440 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Friday, April 14th, 2017
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SHERIFF’S OFFICE: PILFERING PLANKS

• A 47-year-old Centralia man was arrested after a deputy was called just after noon yesterday to a barn structure at the 200 block of Stearns Road west of Chehalis where he was allegedly taking some wooden boards. Jeffrey A. Pickett said he had the owner’s permission but didn’t know the owner’s first name, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Pickett was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree burglary, according to the sheriff’s office. Prosecutors declined to file a felony charge.

VEHICLE THEFT

• A yellow 1986 Mazda pickup was reported stolen just after 1 p.m. yesterday from the 300 block of West Pine Street in Centralia. It has a  license plate reading C02458H, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 3:45 p.m. yesterday to the 2100 block of North National Avenue following the discovery that a silver trailer-tow dolly was missing.

• Centralia police were called about 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday to the 500 block of East Summa Street regarding a vehicle theft.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police were called just after 10 a.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of cash from a residence on the 600 block of Lakeshore Drive in Centralia.

• Chehalis police took a report on Wednesday afternoon from a woman who said valuables were taken from her purse while it was at the 100 block of Southwest Fifth Street. Among the missing items were a driver’s license and bank cards, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 1:50 p.m. on Wednesday to take a report of the theft of prescription medication from the 1700 block of Sunset Way.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Someone stole a Stihl MS660 chainsaw from the back of a truck parked at the 2700 block of Graf Road in Centralia sometime between 7 p.m. on Wednesday and 2 p.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is about $1,000, according to the sheriff’s office.

UNRULY PERSON

• Centralia police were called to Providence Centralia Hospital on the 900 block of South Scheuber Road about 9:10 p.m. yesterday where an individual was allegedly causing a scene and refusing to leave. Randy W. Hausinger, 55, of Shelton, was arrested for interfering with a health care facility and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police had arrested then released Hausinger about 7:25 p.m. the day before at the 200 block of North Railroad Avenue for allegedly drinking alcohol at a bus stop, citing him for unlawful transit conduct, according to police.

TOUCHING INVESTIGATION

• Centralia police were called about 4:20 p.m. yesterday to take a report of alleged inappropriate touching of a child, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 37-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with an officer at the 900 block of Ellsbury Street in Centralia about 8 a.m. on Wednesday. James L. Costalez  booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MAD MOM

• A 41-year-old Centralia woman was arrested just after 1 a.m. yesterday for allegedly throwing a baseball bat at her son’s vehicle and damaging it at Oxford Avenue and and Warren Street in Centralia. Stacy M. Burleson was cited for third-degree malicious mischief and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called at 11:30 p.m. yesterday regarding someone throwing eggs at a vehicle and slashing two of its tires at the 200 block of West Main Street.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrant, misdemeanor domestic assault, trespassing, protection order violation, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, person sleeping on somebody else’s porch … and more among 277 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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Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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TEEN MUGGED

• Centralia police were called just after 4 p.m. yesterday to a report that a hat and headphones were taken by force from a 15-year-old boy at the 500 block of West Main Street. The suspects are juvenile males, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation.

HOME BROKEN INTO

• A deputy was called just after noon yesterday to a residential burglary at the 100 block of Lake Terrace Place near Mossyrock. An individual house sitting there for a relative reported someone had forced open a back door sometime between 5 p.m. on Monday and 10:46 a.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Possibly missing is a television and other items, but a list of stolen property is still being compiled, according to the sheriff’s office.

GARDEN ART MISSING

• Someone stole a decorative statue from in front of an apartment at the 100 block of South Railroad Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 2:50 p.m. yesterday.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 10:20 a.m. yesterday to the 700 block of G Street for a vehicle prowl in which a laptop computer was stolen.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, civil issue, harassment, vehicle collision, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances … and more among 118 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 11th, 2017
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DRUGS

• Two women were arrested yesterday on drug offenses after a call to Wal-Mart about one allegedly attempting to spend counterfeit bills and then a call back later when her suspected companion allegedly left the store with stolen merchandise. Officers responding after 1:15 p.m. to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue contacted Karissa L. Duplex, 24, of Kelso, and a search incident to her arrest turned up more fake bills, stolen property and drug paraphernalia that field-tested positive for methamphetamine as well as some bank and/or gift cards with a name on them other than her own, according to the Chehalis Police Department. About two hours later, an officer was called back to the business when the second suspect reportedly returned but then left with items unpaid for, according to police. Officers caught up with 35-year-old Shawntae J. Barnett in a vehicle along Interstate 5 near exit 77, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. She couldn’t explain where the vehicle came from so it was impounded and stolen items totaling just over $700 were located inside, Bailey said. Suspected heroin was found on her plus one more piece of stolen merchandise was located after she arrived to the jail, according to Bailey. Both were booked into the Lewis County Jail for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Duplex was additionally booked for a counterfeit offense.

THEFT FROM PORCH

• Chehalis police were called about 7:45 a.m. yesterday to the 700 block of Northwest Pennsylvania Avenue when a resident discovered the 2000-watt Honda generator he had chained to his porch from the windstorm had vanished.

MISSING MEDS

• Centralia police were called about 9:30 a.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of B Street to take a report of the theft of medication.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• The driver of the car that became wedged beneath the trailer of a semi truck on southbound Interstate 5 yesterday afternoon near Napavine self-extricated and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to Lewis County Fire District 5. It had been raining really hard at the time of the 1:25 p.m. call, Firefighter Samantha Heldreth said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, civil issue, hit and run, 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. today.

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Monday, April 10th, 2017
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PORCH THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 8:30 a.m. yesterday to a report that someone stole a backpack off a front porch at the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Police were called about 2:45 p.m. on Friday for a car prowl in a parking lot at the 100 block of Northeast Hampe Way. The driver’s side window had been shattered and missing was a Samsung tablet in a purple case, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police called about 2:10 a.m. today to the 300 block of Kearny Street in Centralia to investigate a dispute learned a 33-year-old Centralia man had broken a window out of a recreational vehicle. He was gone when officers arrived, but a request for a summons for his arrest was forwarded to the city attorney, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police took a report on Friday morning about a number of mailboxes damaged in the area of the 1300 block of Maple Valley Drive.

AUTO THEFT

• A 33-year-old Olympia man was arrested on Saturday in connection with a case in which four vehicles and a car trailer were stolen from their owner at the 2200 block of Seminary Hill Road in Centralia between March 28 and last Thursday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. On Saturday, deputies spoke to Joseph M. Lehman, who provided what appeared to be fraudulent bill of sales, according to the sheriff’s office. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree possession of stolen property and theft of a motor vehicle, according to Chief Deputy Dusty Breen. A Centralia man was arrested in the same case on Thursday.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A Castle Rock man was injured when he fell asleep at the wheel and rolled his car yesterday evening on state Route 6 about 12 miles west of Chehalis, according to the Washington State Patrol. Troopers called to the scene just before 7 p.m. found the 2016 Kia Soul had been heading eastbound, left the roadway to the right,. struck an embankment and then tumbled, coming to rest on its side, according to the state patrol. It was totaled. Lex L. Strom, 54, was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, the investigating trooper reports. Strom was to be cited for wheels off the roadway.

• A 41-year-old Packwood motorist was tracked down after he allegedly struck a utility pole near milepost 3 on Cannon Road in Packwood on Saturday afternoon and left the scene. Deputies called about 4 p.m. found the 1995 Nissan pickup truck sustained major damage, the pole had minor damage and Foy G. Leatherman was unhurt, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Leatherman was arrested for driving under the influence and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to sheriff’s Chief Deputy Dusty Breen.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving without required interlock device, drinking a beer in public; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, third-degree theft, suicidal person, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 425 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Friday, April 7th, 2017
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WANTED PERSON RUNS INTO TOLEDO HOUSE TO ESCAPE LAW

• When law enforcement responded to a suspicious person report about 1:40 p.m. yesterday and encountered two people outside the home at the 200 block of state Route 505 in Toledo, one of them reportedly ran away and forced his way into a neighboring residence belonging to an elderly woman. Chad N. Nickols was located inside and taken into custody, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The 38-year-old Chehalis man had an outstanding warrant from the state Department of Corrections, sheriff’s Capt. Curt Spahn said. He was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for the warrant and for residential burglary, Spahn said. A potential charge of obstructing was referred to prosecutors, according to the sheriff’s office.  Prosecutors declined to file the felony charge and instead evaluated the case for a trespassing charge in Lewis County District Court.

SHED BURGLED

• A deputy was called about 4 p.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Northridge Drive in Centralia where someone had broken into a storage shed. The owner will be checking to see what if anything is missing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Damage to the door which was forced open is estimated at $100, according to the sheriff’s office.

AUTO THEFT

• Two people were arrested just after 3:30 p.m. yesterday when a deputy spotted a stolen pickup truck traveling on West Reynolds Avenue in Centralia. A traffic stop was conducted with assistance from Centralia police and when the 2005 Nissan Titan was searched, suspected methamphetamine was found, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Brittany R. Gilbert, 19, from Napavine, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of meth, according to the sheriff’s office. The truck was one of four vehicles stolen since March 28 from their owner at the 2200 block of Seminary Hill Road in Centralia, sheriff’s Capt. Curt Spahn said. A car trailer was also taken, Spahn said. Bradley A. Sprouse, 38, of Centralia, was booked for possession of a stolen vehicle, four counts of theft of a motor vehicle and possession of meth, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies continue to investigate the case.

• Chehalis police were called a 8:10 a.m. yesterday about the overnight theft of a faded maroon 1987 Nissan pickup truck from the 10 block of Southwest Ninth Street. The missing truck has a partially tinted rear window, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, misdemeanor assault, no-contact order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances … and more among 139 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 6th, 2017
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CHARGES FILED RE: MARIJUANA PLANTS DISCOVERED AFTER HOUSE FIRE

• A 48-year-old man who vanished after reportedly agreeing to work with law enforcement when a Salkum-area house fire revealed an indoor marijuana growing operation on Christmas Eve day was booked into the Lewis County Jail yesterday on a $10,000 arrest warrant.

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Timothy A. Neal lives in Oregon, his temporary defense attorney told a judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court. Charges filed against Neal for manufacture of marijuana late last month indicate that Neal spoke with a sheriff’s deputy after firefighters passed along information about what they saw inside after extinguishing the blaze on the 200 block of Fuller Road. The large, old two-story farmhouse was destroyed by the fire. Neal allegedly said he stayed there and tended the plants for his landlord, while the landlord was out of town, according to charging documents. The landlord has been summonsed to appear also in Lewis County Superior Court. Judge Andrew Toynbee today agreed Neal could be released from jail pending trial on an unsecured $10,000 bond.

THEFT

• Centralia police were called to the 1100 block of South Scheuber Road at 3:20 p.m. yesterday regarding the theft of two flags and a milk jug.

INVESTIGATION

• Centralia police were called about 12:15 p.m. yesterday to take a report of inappropriate touching involving a child.

DOMESTIC INCIDENT

• A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday because he allegedly went into the residence where his wife and their three children live in Winlock very early on Tuesday morning where he is prohibited from going because of a protection order. Rylon D. Kurtzbein allegedly had alcohol on his breath when he grabbed his wife by her arms and face, before she slapped him and told him to leave, according to charging papers. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail and then charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with residential burglary and violation of a court order. His bail was set at $20,000.

SEXUAL ABUSE

• A 30-year-old former rural Centralia resident was arrested yesterday following an investigation by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office in which he was accused of twice late last year of engaging in sex with a 13-year-old girl. Frank I. Flores was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with second-degree rape of a child and his bail was set at $50,000.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, robbery, dispute, civil issue, shoplifting, suicidal person, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 150 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 5th, 2017
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‘TRANSIENTS’ SUSPECTED IN ACCIDENTAL SHED FIRE

• Firefighters suspect carelessly discarded smoking material ignited a fire today in a lean-shed adjacent to a detached garage in north Centralia. A crew called at 12:36 p.m. to the 1300 block of Crescent Avenue put the flames out with a hand-line, according to Riverside Fire Authority. The shed had been broken into and was believed to have been occupied by transients, according to Fire Capt. Tim Adolphsen. The damage was described as light.

GUN MISSING

• A firearm was stolen from a vehicle parked at the 700 block of E Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police just before 4 p.m. yesterday.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called at 3:15 p.m. yesterday to take a report of fraudulent use of a debit card at an ATM on the 600 block of South Tower Avenue.

DRUGS

• A 29-year-old woman from Westport was arrested for possession of methamphetamine yesterday morning after she was pulled over on Forest-Napavine Road by a deputy who randomly ran her registration and discovered she was driving with a suspended license and had outstanding warrants. Meaghan D. Bender was booked into the Lewis County Jail and then charged today with the same offense in Lewis County Superior Court.

• A 52-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested yesterday as she was leaving her apartment on Chehalis Avenue for allegedly selling an unspecified amount of heroin to an informant sometime between last Nov. 1 and Dec. 15. Charging documents allege suspected drugs were discovered in her purse. Jerry L. Peterson was booked into the Lewis County Jail for delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

• A 31-year-old Centralia man was arrested yesterday at a residence on G Street in Centralia for allegedly three times selling heroin to a confidential informant since Jan. 1. Johnny R. Cyr  was booked into the Lewis County Jail for three counts of delivery of a controlled substance in the case investigated by the Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 41-year-old driver sustained minor injuries when his Cadillac Seville wrecked along the 1200 block of Pe Ell-McDonald Road in west Lewis County yesterday afternoon, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responding to the approximately 4:30 p.m. rollover crash noted the car appeared totaled. Matthew T. Potter, of Chehalis, was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the sheriff’s office. A search warrant was applied for and granted for a blood draw as Potter showed signs of intoxication, Capt. Curt Spahn said. Potter was later arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jai for driving under the influence, driving with suspended license and an interlock device violation, Spahn said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, shoplifting, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 163 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.