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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, February 16th, 2018
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ASSAULT

• An adult male called police at 11:37 p.m. yesterday to report he had been assaulted and items taken from him while at a residence on the 400 block of Girard Street in Centralia. The reporting party advised he only wanted his property back and did not want to be a victim of a crime, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police are still investigating.

• Centralia police were called about 1:40 p.m. yesterday when a victim reported being hit by a male in a case associated with the 500 block of South Tower Avenue. Further details were not readily available.

VANDALISM

• A 33-year-old Tenino man was arrested for second-degree malicious mischief in a case from about 12:10 p.m. yesterday at the 1300 block of Lum Road in Centralia. Thomas E. Labrum was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. Prosecutors today declined to file the felony charge.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called just before 4 p.m. yesterday by an individual who reported that sometime during the previous two days, someone stole the back-up camera from their vehicle at the 100 block of South Market Boulevard.

CHIMNEY FIRE

• Firefighters called about 3:15 p.m. yesterday to the 1400 block of Southwest William Avenue in Chehalis found six-foot flames coming from the chimney of a house. They extinguished the fire and there was no damage to the structure, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. The owners were advised to have a professional check and/or clean the chimney. Three people were home at the time but the fire was noticed by someone a block away, Fire Investigator Derrick Paul stated.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, protection order violation, ignition interlock device violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, harassment, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor theft … 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.

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Flames extinguished on Southwest William Avenue. / Courtesy photo Bradd Reynolds

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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PORCH PILFERING

• A theft of packages from a front porch of a residence was reported via the Centralia Police Department’s online reporting system yesterday morning, regarding the 500 block of Hamilton Avenue. There was not any suspect information at the time of the report, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• When Centralia police arrested a 32-year-old man for an outstanding warrant at the 700 block of North Tower Avenue about 9:30 p.m. yesterday, a search turned up suspected narcotics. Mic J. Banks, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DISORDERLY PERSON

• Chehalis police were called to the 1500 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue about 4:25 p.m. yesterday because a female inside a retail store was allegedly yelling and threatening. She was not located, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, possession of marijuana, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor theft … and more among 114 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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ASSAULT

• A 28-year-old Centralia woman was hospitalized with a head injury after she was assaulted by a female companion inside a vehicle parked at the 700 block of South Gold Street in Centralia yesterday afternoon, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police called just before 4:30 p.m. indicate the suspect is a 27-year-old Chehalis woman, but the case is being referred to prosecutors for evaluation of charges. The victim was treated and then released from the hospital last night, according to Sgt. Buddy Croy.

• An 11-year-old student was arrested about 11:45 a.m. yesterday at the 800 block of Field Avenue in Centralia for allegedly punching a teacher several times. The child was booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for fourth-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department. The teacher did not have any serious injuries, according to police.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• A deputy was called about 2:15 p.m. yesterday to the 600 block of state Route 506 in Toledo for an overnight burglary to an unlocked shop building in which tools as well as a 1993 Ford flatbed truck were stolen.

• Two people were removed from a vehicle and detained following a report of a burglary in progress at a business at the 2200 block of U.S. Highway 12 about 9:20 a.m. yesterday. A deputy was told a person was seen leaving with two backpacks from the store, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said the almost $1,600 worth of items stolen or damaged included two-way radios, a knife set, a jacket, a range finder and a GPS device. Regina Champaco, 42, Tacoma, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree burglary, second-degree theft and a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, according to Breen. A case of second-degree possession of stolen property is being referred to prosecutors related to her 25-year-old companion from Ethel, Breen said.

• A set of four wheel and tires was stolen off of a parked vehicle at the 1000 block of South Gold Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 8:10 a.m. yesterday.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were called about 3:15 p.m. yesterday by an individual who said their bank notified them an unknown person has used their credit card.

DRUGS

• A 28-year-old Rochester resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after being contacted about 10:50 p.m. yesterday at the 100 block of South Pearl Street for trespassing, according to the Centralia Police Department. Aaron J. Henning was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Chehalis police finally jailed a woman after three businesses along the 1200 to 1400 blocks of Northwest Louisiana Avenue called complaining about her being “disorderly” yesterday afternoon and evening. At least one caller was concerned the woman might harm herself, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The calls came at about 4:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. and then just after 7 p.m., someone reported she was walking down the middle of the road, according to police. Eleanor M. Poths, 47, a homeless person, was arrested for disorderly conduct and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports a 29-year-old Randle resident was arrested for driving under the influence after his 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe struck a tree and came to rest in a ditch at Silverbrook and Gharet roads just before 11:55 p.m. on Monday. Brandon K. Jackson allegedly began to drive away but was subsequently contacted by a deputy, according to the sheriff’s office. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail also for hit and run, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, misdemeanor assault, third-degree malicious mischief, ignition interlock device violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, harassment, trespassing, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision, misdemeanor theft … and more among 148 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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VEHICLE THEFT

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning a $30,000 truck filled with chainsaws and other equipment stolen from a logging site off milepost seven of Bunker Creek Road on Friday morning was recovered on Sunday by police in Springfield, Oregon and two men arrested. A representative of a Castle Rock logging company told a deputy he parked the red 2012 Ford F350 at the site and when he returned later it was gone, according to the sheriff’s office. Matthew A. Morgan, 38, of Shelton, and Jerrod D. Frey, 40, from Hoquiam, were booked into jail in Springfield, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. The investigation into the theft continues, according to Breen.

• Centralia police are investigating following a call just after 1 p.m. yesterday that a male took his girlfriend’s car and purse from the 1600 block of North Scheuber Road. The car was located, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ASSAULT

• An 18-year-old inmate at the Lewis County Jail was arrested for third-degree assault after he allegedly began throwing punches and struck a corrections deputy, causing a bruise above the eye on Saturday afternoon. It was around 3 p.m. and they were attempting to get LaRoyce E. Alexander, from Seattle, to return to his cell, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.  Alexander was subdued and re-booked for the new offense, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Centralia police were called about 3:15 a.m. on Saturday to the 1200 block of Mellen Street because an unidentified male allegedly assaulted a bus driver. He was arrested for third-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County jail as John Doe, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BURGLARY

• Decorative swords and a bicycle were taken from a shed at the 1000 block of B Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 1:35 p.m. on Sunday.

FRAUD

• A Chehalis resident reported to police yesterday afternoon discovering someone had opened a bank account using their identity.

• A 37-year-old Centralia woman who allegedly presented herself as her mother during a traffic stop to get out of a ticket just after 3 a.m. yesterday at the 900 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia was arrested for identity theft. Crystal I. Aguilar was also arrested for three outstanding warrants and driving with a suspended license, according to the Centralia Police Department. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A 22-year-old Centralia man allegedly used someone else’s name during a contact with police at the 1200 block of Mellen Street at about 7:45 p.m. on Saturday and was arrested for identity theft. Trevor L. Bartley also had two outstanding warrants, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• Centralia police were called just before 2 p.m. on Friday to investigate unauthorized bank withdrawals from checking account in a case associated with the 400 block of West Plum Street.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 4:45 a.m. today to the 600 block of North Washington Avenue where an individual reported the theft of all four of his tires from his 1993 Honda passenger car that occurred sometime during the evening and early morning hours last night.

• Chehalis police were called just before 5 p.m. on Sunday regarding a purse that went missing from a vehicle while its owner was shopping a the 1200 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

VANDALISM

• A 41-year-old Winlock man who was allegedly seen on surveillance images damaging his former spouse’s car at Winlock High School was arrested for second-degree malicious mischief, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported yesterday. A deputy found multiple key scratches down the side of the vehicle, according to the sheriff’s office. It happened on Thursday and was reported on Friday. Kelly T. Gifford was booked into the Lewis County Jail,  Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

• Police were called to the 500 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue in Chehalis on Friday morning to take a report of graffiti spray painted on a garage.

• Chehalis police took a report from the 2200 block of Jackson Highway about 1:20 p.m. on Friday regarding domestic malicious mischief.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police called regarding someone inside an apartment complex laundry room at the 200 block of Southwest 11th Street last night found a 21-year-old Chehalis resident with an outstanding warrant and suspected heroin in his possession, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Elias A. Galaviz was booked into the Lewis County Jail for the warrant and case referred to prosecutors for drug possession, according to police.

• A 25-year-old Yelm man contacted just before 9 p.m. yesterday for riding his bike without a light near Borst Avenue and Allen Street in Centralia allegedly gave police a fake name and then was found in possession of methamphetamine. Calvin M. Dubois was booked into the Lewis County Jail for the drug violation and for identity theft, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 40-year-old Olympia man arrested for a violation of a no contact order about 6:10 p.m. on Sunday at the 1000 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Timothy N. Rogge was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 26-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for warrants and possession of methamphetamine after contact with police at the 100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia at about 6:10 p.m. on Friday. Sabrina Towne was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DOG ABUSE

• A 28-year-old Centralia resident who was allegedly abusive towards a dog was arrested about 10 a.m. on Sunday following an investigation associated with the 2800 block of Russell Road. Brady M. Ward was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree animal cruelty, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FIRE INVESTIGATION

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a suspicious fire just before 1 a.m. on Saturday that destroyed a garage filled with used restaurant equipment at the 100 block of Foster Creek Road outside of Toledo. There was no electricity to the building and a witness reported seeing a male wearing a dark hoodie in the area a few minutes before flames broke out, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

NOT A BOMB

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports the school was searched and nothing was found after a call at mid-day on Friday to the 200 block of North Military Road regarding a message written and then scratched out in a bathroom stall at Winlock Middle School suggesting a possible bomb threat. Students had been removed and school closed early, according to the sheriff’s office.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Police and firefighters were called just before 5 p.m. yesterday to a motorcycle wreck at the 500 block of Chamber of Commerce Way in Chehalis in which the rider made an unexpected turn, hit the curb and flipped over the bridge railing, dropping about 15 feet down into some brush. The bike stayed behind and its driver walked back up to meet responders, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. The 28-year-old Toledo man had a cut above his eye but declined aid. He was cited for second-degree negligent driving, not having a motorcycle endorsement and not having a valid driver’s license, according to police.

• Centralia police began investigating an incident about 5:45 p.m. on Saturday in which a driver lost control of their vehicle and struck three parked cars at the 100 block of West Main Street.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, disorderly conduct, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, misdemeanor assault, minor in possession and/or consumption of alcohol; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vandalism, harassment, hit and run, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision, misdemeanor theft … and more among 578 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 96-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Updated at 2:12 p.m.

GREEN HILL SCHOOL EMPLOYEE ATTACKED

• Chehalis police are investigating an assault at Green Hill School in which a staff member was attacked from behind, losing consciousness when he was kicked and punched in the head. Chehalis Police Department Deputy Chief Randy Kaut said the episode occurred on Jan. 26. The victim was talking to some juveniles and had turned his back, Kaut said. He sought treatment at the hospital, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

•  An unoccupied stolen vehicle from Seattle was located abandoned about 10:30 a.m. yesterday at the 900 block of B Street in Centralia.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were called about 1:25 p.m. yesterday to the 1700 block of North National Avenue regarding the receipt of approximately $500 worth of checks written on a closed account.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 10:30 a.m. yesterday regarding an attempted vehicle prowl at the 400 block of South Rock Street. Someone damaged the lock, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DINE AND DASH

•  Four females came in and left without paying $71 for their food, according to a report made to Centralia police about 8:20 p.m. yesterday from the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue. They were last seen in a white sport utility vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SIGN MISSING

• Police were called to the 500 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia just before 10 a.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of a sign.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called just after 7 o’clock this morning to the 200 block of Southwest 13th Street where a vehicle in a parking lot had been spray painted.

ROLLOVER WRECK

• Passersby and deputies on the scene of a rollover accident yesterday performed lifesaving measures on an injured driver, who was subsequently airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Lewis County Fire District 5 Acting Chief Laura Hanson said a crew was called about noon to the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near milepost 68, but was on another call. Nearby fire departments from Winlock, rural Chehalis and the city of Chehalis responded to assist, according to Hanson. The female driver was the sole occupant of the pickup truck, Hanson said. “I understand there was a tourniquet applied, that was necessary,” Hanson said. Further details were not readily available.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, driving with suspended license, protection order violation, unlawful transit conduct; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, vehicle collision, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances … and more among 131 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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ASSAULT

• A 44-year-old Centralia man was arrested for second-degree assault after police responded about 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday to the 600 block of West Main Street. Otto K. Banick was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. His case is also being referred to prosecutors for driving under the influence, according to police.

• Chehalis police were called about 1:40 p.m. yesterday to the 300 block of Southwest 11th Street to take a report that a 16-year-old student-inmate at Green Hill School had on Jan. 27 allegedly during a fight thrown a staff member to the ground and groped another staff member. A case is being referred to prosecutors for custodial assault, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BURGLARY AND THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 8:10 p.m. yesterday regarding theft of clothing, food and change from a residence at the 200 block of South Street.

• Police were called to the 1300 block of Alexander Street in Centralia about 4:15 p.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of money from a resident’s room.

• An extension ladder was stolen from a rear yard at the 700 block of G Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 11:30 a.m. yesterday.

• Centralia police were called to the 1300 block of View Avenue about 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday regarding a burglary to a shed. No loss has been determined, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 10:25 p.m. yesterday by an individual at the 600 block of Northeast Franklin Avenue who discovered their white 1993 Chevrolet S10 pickup was missing. The truck had political stickers on the tailgate, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Audrey C. Jacobsen, 30, of Centralia, was arrested and booked for vehicle prowl in a Tuesday afternoon case associated with the 1200 block of Alder Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A phone was stolen from a vehicle at the 700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called to the 900 block of South Gold Street just before 10 a.m. on Tuesday to take a report of a suspicious account.

INDECENCY

• Tyler B. Cook, 44, of West Lynn, was arrested and booked for indecent exposure following a call about 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday to the 100 block of West High Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 4 p.m. yesterday to take a report of vandalism to a deputy’s patrol car while at the 10 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue. A tire was punctured in a manner consistent with the use of a knife, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• The side window of a vehicle was broken at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue  in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police were called about 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday to Main Street and Harrison Avenue for a hit and run to an occupied vehicle. The victim sustained minor injuries, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license, fourth-degree assault; responses for alarm, dispute, trespassing, vehicle collision, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft … and more among 284 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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DRUGS

• An individual arrested for an outstanding warrant about 9:40 p.m. yesterday at the 100 block of Conifer Lane in Toledo was further arrested after a strip search at the Lewis County Jail turned up a small bag of prescription medications. Lake Gregson, 28, Toledo, was booked for introducing contraband to a correctional facility, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 29-year-old Olympia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after being detained for a shoplifting incident reported about 3:15 p.m. yesterday at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. Desarae L. Reynolds was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF FIREARM

• Deputies called for a potentially suicidal person at the 100 block of Guerrier Road about 9:50 p.m. yesterday subsequently arrested a 53-year-old Tacoma man wanted on a warrant for rape out of Pierce County. David W. Love is ineligible to possess firearms so he was arrested for both the warrant and for unlawful possession of a firearm, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

UNRULY VISITOR

• Centralia police called just before 7 p.m. yesterday to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road arrested a 38-year-old Centralia woman for for interfering with a healthcare facility. Trisha A. Carpenter, 38, of Centralia was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

INTRUDER

• Chehalis police were called about 2:40 p.m. yesterday to a building at the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard where a door had been kicked in. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called about 4:20 p.m. yesterday by an individual at the 800 block of North Pearl Street who reported someone used her debit card without her permission, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• A tablet was stolen in a vehicle prowl at the 400 block of West Main Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 3:40 p.m. yesterday.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called to the 300 block of West Main Street about 4:50 p.m. yesterday where someone had broken out the window of a parked motor home.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A pickup truck driver was seriously injured this morning in a collision on southbound Interstate 5 near Labree Road. Authorities say the truck rolled and caught fire. The Chehalis Fire Department responding about 4:30 a.m. discovered an off-duty Seattle firefighter was on the scene helping the driver, Firefighter Jay Birley said. Another collision in the same area in the northbound lanes drew firefighters from Lewis County Fire District 5, 6 and Riverside Fire Authority, according to Birley. Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn tweeted later in the morning the southbound lanes were closed, and a portion of the jersey barrier had been shoved into the northbound lane.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, disorderly conduct, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft, third-degree malicious mischief … and more among 146 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, February 5th, 2018
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GUNS TAKEN IN HOME BURGLARY

• A deputy called to a residence at the 700 block of state Route 7 in Morton about 3:20 p.m. on Friday learned that three firearms and other valuables had been stolen. The victims arrived home and saw a window had been broken out,  according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Among the missing guns are a Taurus .44 magnum revolver, according to the sheriff’s office.

GAME MISSING FROM HOME

• Chehalis police were called to the 400 block of Southwest William Avenue about 2:30 p.m. on Saturday where an individual reported the theft of a Xbox and related items.

ASSAULT

• Aaron W. Martin, 52, of Centralia, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for burglary and felony order violation when he allegedly entered the residence of a female that had a protection order against him and assaulted her at the 400 block of North Oak Street in Centralia, according to a report made to the Centralia Police Department about 4:35 p.m. on Saturday.

BUSINESS BURGLED

• A deputy arriving about 11:30 a.m. on Saturday to investigate a burglary to a building at the 1500 block of Bishop Road in Chehalis learned a gun-metal gray CO2 pistol was missing from a desk drawer and a surveillance system stolen. Damaged was a cash register drawer and a door jamb, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The break-in occurred sometime after 5:30 p.m. on Friday, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Chehalis police were called to the 2100 block of North National Avenue about 12:45 p.m. on Saturday to take a report of a break-in to a storage locker. The Chehalis Police Department is awaiting a list of the items stolen.

• Someone shattered a back door to a store with a rock at the 2700 block of Jackson Highway in Chehalis and stole about $200 from a cash register, according to a report made about 7:15 a.m. on Friday to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Someone broke into a company trailer at a construction site at the 3900 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia sometime between 3 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. on Friday and stole a chainsaw and a laser level, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

FAMILY WATERCRAFT STOLEN

• Centralia police called about 10:45 a.m. yesterday to take a report associated with the 100 block of North Oak Street concluded a 14-year-old boy had stolen his mother’s kayaks and sold them online. He was arrested and booked into Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for theft and trafficking in stolen property, according to the Centralia Police Department.

RV STOLEN

• A $10,000 Kiwi travel trailer with tent pop-outs was reported missing yesterday from the 600 block of Silverbrook Road in Randle, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

VEHICLE THEFT

• A 28-year-old man reported he was watching television about 9:30 p.m. on Saturday when he heard his vehicle start up, then he opened the door and saw his truck heading south away from the 1600 block of Bishop Road in Chehalis. Stolen is a 1977 Ford F150 silver with dark gray truck, with a black tool box and tinted windows, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

FRAUD

• An individual reported about 11:20 a.m. on Saturday that someone opened a Verizon cell phone account in his name using his identity, in a case associated with the 900 block of South Gold Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Timothy M. Baloga, 46, of Centralia was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for identity theft and a warrant following a traffic stop for speeding about 8:40 a.m. on Saturday at the 900 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. He allegedly  identified himself with his brother’s information. Upon further questioning and investigation his true identity was uncovered, according to police.

• A 36-year-old resident of Pe Ell was arrested for a warrant, making a false statement and resisting arrest after initially giving Chehalis police a false name after he was contacted around 2 p.m. on Saturday on South Market Boulevard. Louie J. Muller was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 47-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with police about 2:50 a.m. today at the 700 block of Harrison Avenue. Nina L. Eklund was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 22-year-old Centralia resident arrested about 12:30 p.m. yesterday on a warrant at the 600 block of West Main Street was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Jody L. Forga was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 31-year-old Winlock resident was arrested for an outstanding warrant and then for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act after being contacted by a sheriff’s deputy about 11:50 a.m. on Friday in the area of Backstrom and Coma roads in Winlock. Evan S. Kranz allegedly had tin foil in a coat pocket, and a brown tar-like substance field-tested positive for heroin, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Kranz was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

BAD BILL

• Centralia police were called just before 5 p.m. yesterday to the 1200 block of Mellen Street because a counterfeit $100 bill had been passed at a gas station.

SPRINKLERS SAVE CASA RAMOS

• A Centralia restaurant sustained light heat and smoke damage in its kitchen from a small fire found burning on the floor around a large natural gas burner, according to Riverside Fire Authority. Crews called because of smoke just before midnight on Saturday to the 900 block of Harrison Avenue had to force their way into the building which was closed, according to the fire department. The main fire had been controlled with the hood sprinkler system, Fire Capt. Tim Adolphsen stated.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 54-year-old Chehalis resident was reportedly uninjured when he totaled his car last night but a deputy smelled the odor of intoxicants so the man was arrested for driving under the influence. A deputy arriving about 8:45 p.m. to the intersection of Highway 603 and Devereese Road learned the 2005 Ford Taurus had run a stop sign and hit a gate, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. John P. Rothlin was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, hit and run, shoplifting, disorderly conduct, protection order violation, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, trespassing, civil issue, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft, no contact order violation … and more among 396 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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TEEN ASSAULTED

• Centralia police called just after 9 p.m. yesterday to the 2800 block of Russell Road learned that two males, one juvenile and one adult, assaulted a 14-year-old boy who sustained minor injuries. The investigation is ongoing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

UNRULY UNMATES

• Chehalis police were called over the Green Hill School about 9:25 a.m. yesterday to investigate an incident in which a student-inmate allegedly hit a staff member and also threw urine under the door of his quarters. The episode from Jan. 25 led to a referral to prosecutors for charges of custodial assault plus felony harassment, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The 18-year-old suspect remains at the juvenile detention facility.

• An inmate at the Lewis County Jail who allegedly threw a phone damaging a $1,500 kiosk yesterday was booked on a fresh offense of second-degree malicious mischief, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy was called about 9 p.m. yesterday to investigate and watched video footage showing the incident, according to the sheriff’s office. Jevon J.M. Sykes, 21, from Auburn, remains in the  Lewis County Jail

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, probation violation, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, trespassing, civil issue, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 117 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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ASSAULT

• Centralia police yesterday afternoon investigated a domestic assault associated with the 1000 block of Marion Street. A summons was requested for a suspect, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police responded just before 11 a.m. yesterday to the 2800 block of Russell Road for an alleged fourth-degree domestic assault. A summons was requested for a suspect, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 9:50 a.m. yesterday to Green Hill School at the 300 block of Southwest 11th Street to take a report of an alleged custodial assault.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Police were called about 9:10 a.m. yesterday for a burglary at the 700 block of Harrison Avenue. Forced entry was made through a back window, according to the Centralia Police Department. Cash and the camera system were stolen, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• A 1998 Nissan 200SX was reported stolen about 1:45 p.m. yesterday from the 2400 block of Borst Avenue in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called about 6:45 p.m. yesterday to the 500 block of South Tower Avenue where someone had tried to pass a check in which the payee had been whited out and changed.

• Centralia police were called to the 200 block of West Main Street about 10 a.m. yesterday regarding a check deposited several months ago was being returned as altered.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report about 4:15 p.m. yesterday of graffiti on the side of a garage at the 400 block of West Center Street.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving with suspended license, driving with no driver’s license; responses for dispute, harassment, trespassing, civil issue, vehicle collision, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances … and more among 162 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.