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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Updated at 5:44 p.m.

A CLUE

• Centralia police yesterday decided yesterday to send a summons to a 23-year-old Seattle resident to come to court for a third-degree theft after identifying their suspect through the Washington state ID card in the clothing he allegedly removed and left behind when shoplifting at a store on the 100 block of West High Street.

DRUGS

• A 24-year-old Centralia man was arrested yesterday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver after drug detectives searched his bedroom and found approximately one gram of meth along with two digital scales and numerous baggies, according to court documents. Members of JNET were assisting with the apprehension of wanted individuals with the state Department of Corrections and found Arturo A. Ramirez at his home on Seward Avenue in Centralia, according to the documents. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail and charged today in Lewis County Superior Court. Ramirez’s bail was set at $10,000.

• A 38-year-old woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine yesterday after a trooper contacted two people in a semi truck parked at the end of the southbound Interstate 5 onramp at milepost 74. The trooper smelling a strong odor of marijuana searched the sleeper area and found two glass pipes, the insides of which were coated with white powder, according to court documents. The girlfriend of the truck driver reportedly said they belonged to her and she was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the documents. Bail was set this afternoon with a $10,000 signature bond for Elaina A. Caldera, of Baldwin Park, California.

CHARGES FILED FOR GREEN HILL ATTEMPTED ESCAPE

• The Green Hill School student-inmate who allegedly took off running from his group and tried to throw a homemade rope over the fence the end of last month was brought before a judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court charged with first-degree attempted escape and custodial assault. Eric F. Hungary Jr., who turned 18 last week, is serving time at the state juvenile detention facility for second-degree murder, according to court documents. Chehalis police called to investigate on Feb. 28 were told a group had been walking from the central kitchen back to their living unit and Hungary stayed toward the back, before he took off. Staff caught up with him and he allegedly extended both arms upward with clenched fists, got into a fighting stance and started swinging at a staff member, according to the documents. Temporary defense attorney Rachael Tiller told a judge this afternoon her client has at least two years left to serve at Green Hill. His bail was set at $10,000 and he was given a court appointed lawyer.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, shoplifting, obstructing, driving with a suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, harassment, suspicious circumstances … and more among 126 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

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Updated at 12:07 p.m.

AUTO THEFT

• A purple 1997 Honda Accord was reported stolen from the 200 block of North Oak Street in Centralia just after 1 p.m. yesterday. It has a license plate reading AND 0829, according to police.

• Centralia police were called about 8:40 a.m. yesterday to the 100 block of North Saxon Street about the theft of a gray 1990 Toyota Camry. It has a license plate reading ANS 2489, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A traffic stop about 8:10 a.m. yesterday along the 600 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue in Chehalis led to the arrest of a 32-year-old motorist for possession of methamphetamine. Ryan M. McMahon, of Centralia, was found to be driving with a suspended license and a search incident to his arrest turned up paraphernalia which tested positive for meth, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A 33-year-old driver was arrested following a traffic stop when a small bag of a crystal substance turned up which field-tested positive for methamphetamine. Isaiah M. Owen, of Bellingham, was pulled over by a trooper on northbound Interstate 5 near milepost 58 on Tuesday and found to be driving with a suspended license, according to court documents. The baggie was found tucked into a tear on the driver’s seat of his vehicle, according to Lewis County prosecutors. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, charged yesterday with possession of meth and then allowed release on a $10,000 signature bond.

• A 30-year-old woman was arrested for possession of heroin when she was contacted in the area of Boistfort Avenue in Chehalis, based on items found inside her purse which she had left in an acquaintance’s car parked at the Lewis County Law and Justice Center on Monday. Desiree M. Webley, of Chehalis, was booked into the Lewis County Jail on Tuesday, charged yesterday in Lewis County Superior Court and then ordered held with$10,000 bail, according to court documents. A 28-year-old Oakville man with her when she was contacted was arrested with possession of methamphetamine based on items discovered in his pockets when he was detained on an outstanding warrant. John M. McCrory too was booked into jail, charged yesterday and ordered held on $10,000 bail, according to the documents.

DOMESTIC INCIDENT

• A 39-year-old Winlock man yesterday was ordered held on $50,000 bail following an approximately 8 p.m. call on Monday to the 100 block of state Route 505 where a woman said her ex-boyfriend came into her house and into her bedroom and jumped on to her back while she was laying down. Daniel J. Beckwith allegedly slammed open a door open, breaking it; threw the woman’s phone across the room breaking it and then left, according to court documents.  Beckwith was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail on Tuesday and then charged yesterday in Lewis County Superior Court with first-degree burglary as well as violation of a no contact order.

FAKE BILL

• Police were called about 12:40 p.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia regarding the receipt of a counterfeit $50 bill.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 25-year-old Rochester woman was arrested for driving under the influence after a single-vehicle wreck just after 3 o’clock this morning along the 2600 block of Airport Road in Centralia. The 1997 Ford Explorer was totaled and it appeared to have hit a concrete barrier before going into the ditch, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Danika G.L.R. Pickernell 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, driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, driving with no license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, harassment, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, protection order violation; complaint of the odor of marijuana coming from a growing operation on Northwest State Avenue in Chehalis … and more among 161 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called just before 6:30 a.m. today to the 200 block of South Silver Street about the theft of a champagne-colored 1995 Toyota Camry, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUG SEARCH

• Centralia police impounded a car and got a search warrant for suspected drugs after two people were found sleeping in the vehicle yesterday morning at the 1100 block of Belmont Avenue. Officers could see suspected drug paraphernalia in the car, according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspected drugs are being sent for analysis and charges are pending, according to police.

FRAUD

• An individual called Chehalis police yesterday about someone else possibly getting into one of his accounts.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called at 8:20 a.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 500 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia. Change was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, third-degree theft, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, trespassing, suicidal person, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, suspected driving under the influence … and more among 156 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, March 21st, 2017
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UNRULY VISITOR

• A 41-year-old Centralia woman allegedly assaulted a nurse at a healthcare facility at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia. Centralia police were contacted about the incident just after 8 p.m. yesterday and indicate they will refer to the prosecutor’s office a potential charge of third-degree assault.

THEFT, THEFT

• Items were stolen from a carport at the 1300 block of Alexander Street in Centralia while the victim was away, according to a report made to police about 8:20 p.m. yesterday.

• Centralia police were called about 11:30 a.m. yesterday about the theft of saddle bags from a broken down motorcycle overnight at the 900 block of Harrison Avenue.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

• An officer advised a woman she should probably modify her behavior after police were called the the 1400 block of Southwest Wilson Avenue yesterday afternoon about a woman carrying an axe and yelling outside of her home. She said she was looking for her dog, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Officers responded to the 100 block of West State State Street in Mossyrock on Saturday morning to a complaint of someone letting cows out of their pasture. The cows were found several blocks away in another pasture, according to the Morton Police Department.  It is unknown at this time who might have let them out but is still being investigated, according to police.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, civil issue, trespassing, 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.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Updated at 6:35 p.m.

HIT BY HAMMER

• Centralia police were called at 8:45 p.m. yesterday after a Centralia man allegedly struck a 30-year-old man in the neck with a hammer in the parking lot at the Apex store on the 400 block of West Main Street. The victim chased the suspect to his home a few blocks away, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police arrested 40-year-old Patrick R. Lytle for second-degree assault and booked him in to the Lewis County Jail. It seems the suspect didn’t like the way the other man was treating women, according to police. The injury was superficial, Sgt. Kurt Reichert said.

OTHER ASSAULT

• A 27-year-old Chehalis man was arrested yesterday evening after he allegedly kicked an officer when he was detained in response to a call to the 200 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue about someone looking in cars. Matthew R. Istre appeared to be intoxicated and had also allegedly kicked at the window of a police vehicle, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault. A deputy called to the jail at 11:15 p.m. about a person destroying two phones in a holding cell further arrested Istre for second-degree malicious mischief, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Centralia police were called at 6:45 p.m. yesterday to take a report of a fourth-degree domestic assault during a child exchange associated with a location at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue.

• Chehalis police called about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday by a female who said she was an officer and had been assaulted at the 400 block of Northwest Prindle Street found a woman who appeared to be intoxicated and concluded she had not been assaulted. She was not a police officer either, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Rochelle T. Perez, 31, of Chehalis, allegedly began causing a disturbance, was detained for disorderly conduct and resisted arrest, according to police. She was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said.

• A 37-year-old man who allegedly spit on a police officer after he was handcuffed and detained during a shoplifting incident at Wal-Mart was arrested Friday afternoon and then charged today with third-degree assault. Kyle J. Richie reportedly told the officer he has hepatitis and is HIV positive, according to court documents. The spittle struck the upper chest area of the officer’s uniform, according to charging documents. He was booked Friday afternoon for third-degree theft and resisting arrest, according to the online jail roster.

BREAK-IN MORTON

• Deputies responding about 3:10 p.m. yesterday to a report of a burglary at the 100 block of Riffe Hill Road outside Morton found a front door forced open and items missing including a Honda quad, a wood chipper and a Craftsman riding lawnmower. The victim is in the process of compiling a list of everything that was taken, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The break-in occurred sometime since January, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• A 29-year-old Centralia man who allegedly broke into a house he was restrained by court order from being at was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for first-degree burglary. Centralia police called about 10:35 a.m. on Saturday to the 600 block of West Maple Street stated that Jake A. Reinitz was in possession of a knife at the time, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FUGITIVE TASK FORCE FINDS RYAN JUSTICE

• A 22-year-old Glenoma resident was arrested for second-degree rendering criminal assistance after she and a wanted person were found together at the 1700 block of Ferrier Road in Winlock on Friday evening. Deputies and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force got information on the location for 29-year-old Ryan Justice, also of Glenoma, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was wanted on an outstanding warrant and also in connection with a possession of a stolen vehicle case, according to the sheriff’s office. Since Kayleigh J. Longmire had been previously told to immediately notify law enforcement if she came across Justice, she was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Dusty Breen said.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police called about 2:10 p.m. yesterday about suspected shoplifting at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue ended up contacting a pair of individuals, one of whom was wanted on an outstanding warrant. They had fled in a vehicle and one of them tried to flee again as police caught up with them, according to police. Ronald J. Clayton, 38, was allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department. His companion, Debra S. VanMeter, 54, of Olympia, was arrested for third-degree theft, according to police.

MAN WAITS FOR ARREST

• A 47-year-old Chehalis man allegedly  shoplifted a pair of boots and two jugs of wine from Wal-Mart, then went outside and sat down and waited for police to arrive. An officer called about 11:35 a.m. on Friday arrested Scott M. Sanders for third-degree theft and then released him to be transported by ambulance to Providence Centralia Hospital for an unspecified evaluation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called to the 500 block of North Gold Street for a vehicle prowl just before 4 p.m. on Friday. A wallet was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police took a report of the theft of medication from a vehicle at the 900 block of L Street at about 12:25 p.m. on Friday.

BAD BILL

• Chehalis police were called just before 1 p.m. on Friday for a person trying to spend a counterfeit $20 bill at the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard. The individual did not know it was fake and could not recall where they got it, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Two children and a woman from Reno were injured when their car was struck from behind and knocked over onto its top on southbound Interstate 5 in Lewis County this morning. Troopers called just before 9 a.m. to the scene about five miles south of Napavine report traffic was slowing for another collision and a 2006 Ford F150 pickup truck was following too closely and failed to slow before striking the 2016 Subaru Forester station wagon. The Subaru rolled and came to rest in the median, according to the Washington State Patrol. The driver of the truck, Austin R. Nachatilo, 19, of Chehalis, was uninjured and was issued a citation for following too close, according to the state patrol. Both vehicles were totaled. Amanda L. Windes, 36, and a 5-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl were all transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, the investigating trooper reports. All four involved had been using seat belts or restraints.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation,  third-degree  malicious mischief, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, civil issue, hit and run, reckless driving, vandalism, vehicle collision, third-degree theft, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances … and more among 432 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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Three hurt in rollover wreck near milepost 66 on Interstate 5. / Courtesy photo by Washington State Patrol.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, March 17th, 2017
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FELONY SHOPLIFTING

• A 36-year-old Centralia man who allegedly stole items from a retail store and assaulted store personnel after they attempted to detain him was arrested for second-degree robbery yesterday. Police called at 3:20 p.m. to the 1600 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia booked William J. Coe, into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

IDENTITY THEFT

• Curtis D. McDougall, 46, of Centralia, was arrested yesterday following an investigation into a Feb. 1 traffic stop in the Centralia area which he allegedly used his brother’s name instead of his own. He was arrested for second-degree identity theft and a case for making a false statement of an officer was referred to prosecutors, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. McDougall was contacted at the Lewis County Jail where he is being held on another matter, according to the sheriff’s office.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police were called at 11 a.m. yesterday to the 1400 block of Windsor Avenue where they were told someone stole a flower rack from an individual’s front porch.

• Police took a report from the 600 block of West Main Street in Chehalis about 4:45 p.m. yesterday of a vehicle prowl. Missing from a wallet were various cards, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The driver’s side ing window had been broken and the trunk lock damaged, according to police.

DRUGS

• A 25-year-old Onalaska resident detained by an off-duty officer for allegedly trying to shoplift a jacket at the 400 block of North Market Boulevard in Chehalis yesterday was found to have an outstanding warrant and also suspected heroin, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Logan P. Buholm was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• A juvenile was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center on a warrant and for possession of methamphetamine after a search incident to his arrest revealed the suspected drug in an approximately 11:30 a.m. yesterday case associated with the 700 block of Harrison Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called at 1:45 p.m. yesterday to take a report of a headstone being vandalized at a cemetery on the 500 block of North Ash Street.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, vehicle collision, disorderly person, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances; complaint of person urinating in someone else’s yard captured on video tape … and more among 143 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

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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GLENOMA FIREARMS RECOVERED

• A man contacted walking along U.S. Highway 12 in Glenoma yesterday afternoon was arrested for an outstanding warrant and turned out to have one of the stolen guns from the day before on him, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Donald R. Schmidt was with two females when he was arrested just before 2 p.m. near milepost 104, according to the sheriff’s office. Through investigation, all four firearms and air rifle stolen in a burglary the evening before from Uden Road were recovered, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Schmidt, 41, from Pierce County, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for burglary, possession of stolen property and unlawful possession of a firearm, Breen said. The sheriff’s office is investigating the possibility of other people also involved, Breen said. Schmidt was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court only with unlawful possession of a firearm.

RESIDENTIAL THEFT

• Centralia police were called to the 100 block of West Fourth Street just after 6 p.m. yesterday regarding the theft of items from a carport.

CAR THEFT ‘TOOL’

• Chehalis police called about a suspicious person on a bicycle about 11:40 a.m. yesterday near the 100 block of Southwest Sixth Street contacted 20-year-old Uriah W.C. Osborne of Chehalis and learned he had an outstanding warrant. He also was allegedly in possession of a motor vehicle theft tool, and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS IN JAIL

• Twelve white pills in a balloon were allegedly found during a strip search at the Lewis County Jail after  a 35-year-old Chehalis woman was remanded into custody from a hearing in Lewis County Superior Court yesterday. Amanda L. Lopez, reportedly admitted to bring the prescription medication in because she expected she would be going to prison, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said the pills are believed to be methocarbamol. Lopez was arrested and booked for possession of a legend drug without a prescription, Breen said.

DOG ABANDONED

• Chehalis police were called jut after 10 a.m. yesterday and told someone threw a puppy out of their moving vehicle in a parking lot at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. Further details were not readily available.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 26-year-old woman pulled over because she was driving on the rims of two flat front tires in Centralia about 3 o’clock this morning was arrested for driving under the influence as well as reckless endangerment due to having three small children as passengers, according to the Centralia Police Department. The traffic stop took place at the 900 block of Harrison Avenue and Mele L. McCollum of Lakewood was allegedly intoxicated, according to police. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vehicle collision, third-degree theft, 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, March 15th, 2017
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FIREARMS MISSING FROM HOME

• Two handguns, two rifles and an air rifle were reported stolen in a burglary in Glenoma yesterday evening. A deputy arriving to the 100 block of Uden Road East about 8:45 p.m. learned the guns had all been in plain site and another rifle was moved but left behind, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It appeared that sometime between 6 p.m. and 7:20 p.m., someone entered through an unlocked door, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss is estimated at $5,000.

ASSAULT INVESTIGATION

• Centralia police were called about 3:55 p.m. yesterday to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road where a patient reported she was assaulted at a health care facility, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation, according to police.

THEFT, THEFT

• An officer was called to the 600 block of Centralia College Boulevard about 1:50 p.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of a welding helmet, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called just before 10:30 a.m. yesterday for a car prowl at the 100 block of West Third Street. A bag of tools was reported taken from an unlocked vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SHAKE IT UP

• A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded yesterday afternoon just south of Riffe Lake. The 4:43 p.m. event occurred just over eight miles south southwest of Morton and was just over seven miles deep, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police investigated a vehicle vs. bicycle collision without injury at the 800 block of Harrison Avenue about 4 p.m. yesterday.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, hit and run, third-degree theft; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, civil issue, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 136 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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DRUGS AND STUFF

• Two people were arrested yesterday for allegedly trying to pass a “bad check” at a bank at the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis and then allegedly having suspected heroin inside their car. An officer responding to the approximately 3:15 p.m. call contacted Richard D. Hill, 42, and Holly N. Petrich, 26, both from Oakville, and then booked them into the Lewis County Jail for forgery and possession of a controlled substance, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A 38-year-old homeless person arrested about 1 p.m. yesterday at the 300 block of Lowe Street in Centralia for an outstanding warrant was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Nathan J. J. Hayes was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

GUN CRIME

• A 30-year-old Chehalis resident was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm after allegedly trying to sell another person a Derringer-style handgun yesterday. An officer responding to the 300 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue following the 9:40 a.m. call contacted Amadi A. Shaw, discovered an outstanding warrant and booked Shaw into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• An individual called police from the 700 block of South Gold Street in Centralia about 5:05 p.m. yesterday to report her cable television wires had been intentionally cut.

SCHOOL ISSUES

• Centralia police were called at 4:05 p.m. yesterday regarding an alleged assault by a 12-year-old boy on an 11-year-old boy, in a case associated with the Washington Elementary School a the 800 block of Field Avenue. An officer had been called at 11:05 a.m. there to a report a 12-year-old struck two staff members, according to the Centralia Police Department. The child was booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Chehalis police were called at 4:45 p.m. yesterday after a vehicle struck a building at the 1200 block of South Market Boulevard. Two males fled, a female stayed behind and said she did not know who was driving, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Danielle S. Sprayberry, 28, of Chehalis, however was arrested for making a false statement, and then released, according to police.

• A 30-year-old driver reportedly fell asleep before his semi truck drifted to the right shoulder, hit a guard rail and rolled onto its side early this morning on Interstate 5 in Chehalis. The approximately 4 a.m. crash along the northbound lanes near exit 76 left the driver uninjured, but responders had to cut the windshield of the 2015 Peterbilt to extricate him. Jaswant Singh, from Yuba City, California, was fatigued and for that, he was issued a citation for second-degree negligent driving, according to the Washington State Patrol. The semi had no hazardous materials on board, only broccoli, according to the Chehalis Fire Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, probation violation, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, civil issue, vehicle collision, 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.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Updated at 5:34 p.m.

WSP: TROOPER ON FOOT CAPTURES SPEEDING MOTORCYCLIST

• A 19-year-old motorcyclist told a trooper he was just out for a ride after being tracked at speeds in excess of 100 mph on northbound Interstate 5 by 911 callers near Kelso, near Chehalis and the trooper who waited near milepost 83 yesterday morning. The trooper reportedly accelerated to speeds of up to 150 mph and could see the motorcyclist ahead weaving in and out of traffic, using all available lanes and splitting lanes between vehicles, according to the report as conveyed to Lewis County Deputy Prosecutor Joel DeFazio. The trooper was able to get within a quarter mile of the motorcycle when it began to pull away from him, DeFazio wrote. Both exited at the Maytown Road interchange at milepost 95 but the trooper lost sight of the object of his chase, according to DeFazio. After the trooper terminated the pursuit and pulled off to the side of the road, another vehicle approached and advised a motorcycle and rider were behind the concrete support of the Maytown overpass bridge, according to DeFazio. When the trooper approached from the west on foot, he could see the rider looking eastward, DeFazio wrote. German V. Chumak was taken into custody. Chumak was asked why he was hiding and said he wasn’t, he’d just run out of gas, according to DeFazio. The first calls came in at 9:46 a.m. and the Tualatin, Oregon resident was arrested about 10:45 a.m. When he was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle, DeFazio noted he had no criminal history, suggested the information in the probable cause statement indicated he would be a risk to other drivers and asked he be held on $5,000 bail. Judge James Lawler set bail at $20,000. Temporary defense attorney Rachael Tiller told the judge Chumak resides with his parents and is set to enter Portland Community College this fall. His arraignment is Thursday.

BREAK-IN MOSSYROCK

• A deputy called to the 500 block of Young Road in Mossyrock at about 3:30 p.m. on Friday found an open window, a broken kitchen window and a residence that had been ransacked, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office is awaiting a list of missing items from the 65-year-old burglary victim, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS

• A 36-year-old Centralia man was arrested following an approximately 4:10 a.m. call yesterday to the 1500 block of Lewis Street for a domestic incident that allegedly included second-degree robbery. Corey R. Pittman was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 32-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for third-degree assault in connection with an approximately 11:45 p.m. Saturday incident at the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia. Laticia A. Cox was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MAIL THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 7 p.m. on Saturday to take a report of the theft of a check from a mailbox at the 1400 block of West Main Street.

MISSING MEDS

• Centralia police were called to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road about 10:15 p.m. on Friday to take a report of the theft of medication.

FUEL THEFT

• An officer was called to a parking lot at the 400 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue in Chehalis about 12:35 p.m. on Friday where someone had siphoned gas from at least one vehicle.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called for a vehicle prowl at 7:30 a.m. Friday at the 900 block of E Street. Taken was a backpack, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A search incident to an arrest following a shoplifting call about 7:10 p.m. on Friday to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue turned up drug paraphernalia that tested positive for heroin, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Justin L. Emery, 28, of Centralia, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 23-year-old Castle Rock man ended up with scrapes on his nose and forehead, a wrecked car and a trip to jail last night after reportedly deciding at the last second to turn onto Tucker Road off Jackson Highway at as much as 50 mph, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. His passenger was unhurt but his 2015 Audi S3 sedan sustained substantial damage, according to the sheriff’s office. A deputy arriving to the scene about 5:45 p.m. conducted filed sobriety tests and subsequently arrested Garrett L. Lindeman for driving under the influence and booked him into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

• Centralia police were called about 2 p.m. on Saturday for an automobile versus bicyclist collision at the 600 block of Harrison Avenue. The individual on the bike suffered minor injuries, and rode away from the scene, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, malicious mischief, third-degree theft, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, civil issue, vandalism, shoplifting, disorderly person, suicidal person, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances; complaint of homeless people sleeping under someone’s porch, person with suitcase hiding in dumpster  … and more among 406 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, March 10th, 2017
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Updated at 4:36 p.m.

GUNS, CAR AND TRUCK STOLEN IN VADER

• Deputies called around 11 p.m. yesterday about a possible burglary at the 1000 block of state Route 506 in Vader found unsecured doors and the interior ransacked, with 13 firearms and two vehicles stolen, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Missing was a 2008 Cadillac and a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado, according to the sheriff’s office. The Cadillac was later found abandoned by the Longview Police Department, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. The break-in occurred sometime since Saturday, Breen said.

SHED BREAK-INS CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called just before 7 o’clock this morning to the 1100 block of Elm Street where an individual reported that sometime during the night unknown person or persons broke into three separate sheds on the property. Nothing appears to be missing at this time, according to the Centralia Police Department.

GARAGE BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called just before 12:30 p.m. yesterday about a burglary to a garage at the 1900 block of North Pearl Street. Numerous hand and power tools were reported missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called just before noon yesterday to the 1600 block of Gails Avenue for a report of a burglary. Further details were not readily available.

STOLEN MERCEDES FOUND IN GLENOMA

• Law enforcement looking in Glenoma for a 29-year-old resident yesterday think they briefly caught up with him, driving a stolen 2005 Mercedes Benz. Deputies and a fugitive task force were in the area of the 300 block of Anderson Road around 3 p.m. searching for Ryan A. Justice, wanted for a Department of Corrections felony warrant for escape from community custody, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. They saw the gold car pass them, turned around and followed to where it stopped behind a residence on the 400 block of Anderson Road, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. The car was there, but not Justice, however witnesses said he had been driving it, Breen said. A case for possession of a stolen vehicle will be referred to prosecutors, according to the sheriff’s office. The auto, valued at as much as $30,000, was returned to it owner in Lakewood, Breen said.

GUN STOLEN CENTRALIA

• An individual reported the theft of a firearm from a trailer at the 900 block of Ham Hill Road in Centralia yesterday. The case is under investigation.

MISSING MEDS

• Centralia police were called just after 10 a.m. yesterday about the theft of medication from the 1100 block of South Scheuber Road.

BOOZE AT SCHOOL

• A case involving a 12-year-old girl was referred to Lewis County juvenile prosecutors for allegedly bringing alcohol to school at the 800 block of Field Avenue in Centralia, following a call to police at about noon yesterday.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, vandalism, vehicle collision, civil issue, third-degree theft, protection order violation, suspicious circumstances … and more among 130 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• An individual at the 1200 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia reported about 6:40 a.m. today that sometime over the night someone broke into his storage and stole a subwoofer speaker box, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation, according to police.

• A suspected shoplifter of electronics was confronted and detained by a witness about 8:50 p.m. yesterday at the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, but was able to flee the scene before police arrived. The merchandise was left behind, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 2:20 p.m. yesterday to the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue to take a report of an identity theft. The suspect who lives out of the area is receiving government benefits in the name of the victim according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation.

• A 32-year-old Centralia man arrested early yesterday morning for the alleged theft of a truck in Chehalis was subsequently arrested for second-degree possession of stolen property in connection with a checkbook that went missing from a relative’s home on Seminary Hill Road in Centralia, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Jared W. Thorson was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

DRUGS

• A 28-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after drug paraphernalia on her person allegedly field tested positive for meth, following her detention for allegedly shoplifting hair dye at a store on the 500 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis yesterday afternoon. Police called just before 3 p.m. booked Amanda M. Hickey into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The case will include a referral for charges of third-degree theft and also making or possessing motor vehicle theft tool related to keys she had, according to police.

• An officer was called to W.F. West High School in Chehalis just before 2 p.m. yesterday because a 14-year-old girl was allegedly in possession of a smoking device and green vegetable material. The substance will be tested, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A 40-year-old motorist stopped for speeding on southbound Interstate 5 in Chehalis just after 1 o’clock yesterday morning was subsequently arrested for possession of heroin. A trooper indicated in court documents he observed on the floorboard by the driver’s feet two clear plastic baggies, each with a small circle of dark brown substance, which the driver said was kids’ candy. Jose F. Lopez Jr., of Chehalis, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, charged today with possession of a controlled substance and ordered held on $5,000 bail. He told the trooper he had an addiction, according to charging documents.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, civil issue, third-degree theft, loud neighbor music, suspicious circumstances … and more among 132 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, March 8th, 2017
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Updated at 6:43 p.m.

JNET: PACKAGES OF CRYSTAL METH HIDDEN IN COFFEE CONTAINER

• A traffic stop yesterday off Interstate 5 at the 13th Street exit in Chehalis yielded 28 and half ounces of methamphetamine inside a coffee container in a vehicle, pulled off the freeway allegedly for speeding, failing to signal lane changes and displaying no license plate or visible trip permit. Members of the Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team observed the violations of the northbound vehicle and asked the driver to move to the AM/PM and Lewis County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Rick VanWyck arrived with his drug sniffing K-9 and detected controlled substances while a detective was speaking with the driver, according to charging documents. Hancel Zagal Alcaraz, 28, from Pasco, was arrested with $2,467 cash on his person and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to authorities. He was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. The suspect who owns an auto repair business in Pasco and has no felony criminal history in the state was ordered held on $25,000 bail when he went before a judge this afternoon.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Police were called just after 4:15 a.m. today when someone drove off from the 200 block of West Main Street in Chehalis with a service truck that belonged to someone else. Centralia police caught up with the vehicle at the 1200 block of Alder Street in Centralia, according to police. The driver Jared W. Thorson, 32, of Centralia, was arrested for theft of a motor vehicle and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The truck was returned to its owner.

MASS BATTERY HEIST

• Chehalis police were called to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue just before 5 p.m. yesterday where they were told two individuals had stolen 25 Max car batteries. The loss is $2,887.51, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DEPUTY RETRIEVES STOLEN CHAINSAW

• An 18-year-old Onalaska resident was arrested yesterday for allegedly trying to sell a stolen chainsaw to a sheriff’s detective after its owner discovered it for sale on the app OfferUp. Cody B.E. Rider was asked to meet at the courthouse yesterday for an interview after previous conversations with the detective over the past few weeks in which he first said he’d bought it from a former classmate and later said it was a friend he was hunting with back in November, and suggested it was taken from another truck parked near a gate off Meyers Road in the Mossyrock area, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office report summarized in charging documents. Rider was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with first-degree trafficking in stolen property and allowed to remain free pending trial on a $10,000 unsecured bond. He has no criminal history.

BREAK-IN

• Chehalis police were called yesterday to take a report that someone had forced their way into a residence on the 600 block of Southwest William Avenue two weeks ago. Nothing was taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FRAUD CENTRALIA

• Centralia police are investigating a report of check fraud associated with an approximately 5:15 a.m. call today.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, third-degree theft, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 130 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called to the 1100 block of F Street just before 7:30 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl. Someone stole baseball equipment sometime during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A deputy was called over to the Lewis County Jail yesterday afternoon after getting information that when an inmate was arrested, he may have had controlled substances on his person. Jail staff checked the pocket of pants belonging to Robert R. Green, 27, and found suspected methamphetamine and heroin, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Green was re-booked for two counts of possession, according to the sheriff’s office.

ESCAPE ARTIST

• Chehalis police were called about 9:40 a.m. yesterday and again about 2:45 p.m. when the same toddler was found running in the area of the 400 block of Southwest Parkland Drive and 13th Street. The approximately one and a half year old boy had evidently been able to get the door to his home open and an officer spoke with the parent about ways to prevent that, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, protection order violation, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, civil issue, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 130 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Updated at 4:54 p.m.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT TOLEDO

• A 41-year-old Toledo area man was arrested last night after allegedly striking his wife in the face, arms and ribs after they returned home from a restaurant where they ate and consumed alcohol. Deputies called about 6:50 p.m. spoke to the victim who was taken to the hospital and noted at one point her breathing had been inhibited, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. When they contacted the suspect on the 100 block of Fluckinger Road and tried to wake him up, he allegedly threw picture frames at them and kicked at them, according to the sheriff’s office. A Taser was deployed and Trevor E. Beers was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault and third-degree assault, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

OLD BOYFRIEND BARGES IN

• A 38-year-old Centralia man was arrested after allegedly entering in through the back door of a former girlfriend at the 200 block of Carroll Way outside Chehalis, following her into her bedroom and grabbing her iPhone as she tried to call for help. Daniel L. Haubrick reportedly ran off with the phone and deputies responding just after 4:30 p.m. yesterday found him later at his residence, where he was arrested for first-degree burglary, second-degree robbery, fourth-degree assault and third degree theft, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BROKEN WINDOW, CUT HAND

• A 27-year-old Centralia man denied breaking the bedroom window and removing window screens from around the house of his former roommate at the 600 block of Shanklin Road in Onalaska but was arrested for attempted residential burglary and third-degree malicious mischief following a call on Friday evening by the victim. The woman said she’d gotten several calls that day from Joseph R. Rogers and he was found later with a deep cut to his hand, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He said he’d gone to visit her, according to the sheriff’s office. Rogers was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Prosecutors today declined to file the felony charge.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• An employee arrived to find a business burglarized at the 700 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis about 8 a.m. on Friday, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The front door lock had been damaged and as much as $1,000 cash stolen from inside the office, according to police.

SCAMMED IN CENTRALIA

• An individual was duped into sending money via Western Union to someone in another state who convinced her that she had won a large grant, according to the Centralia Police Department following a report yesterday evening from the 1500 block of Windsor Avenue.

AUTO THEFT

• A 2002 Honda discovered missing from the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis yesterday had turned up the day before wrecked and unoccupied with its airbags deployed by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

MORE THEFT

• Chehalis police were called just before 7 p.m. yesterday following the discovery of a car prowl at the 200 block of Southwest 13th Street. Several items were taken sometime during the previous few nights, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police are investigating after a call just after 4:30 p.m. on Saturday to a business on the 1300 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue where a laptop computer and phones were reported stolen, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BAD BILLS

• A male suspect attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill for a purchase at the 1100 block of Johnson Road in Centralia, according to a report made to police just after 2 p.m. yesterday.

• Chehalis police were called about 11:20 a.m. yesterday to a business on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue which found it had taken in four fake $100 bills.

• Police were called just before 3:30 p.m. on Saturday to a business on the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue where someone attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill.

• Chehalis police were called about 2:15 p.m. on Saturday to a store on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue where an individual attempted to pass a fake $100 bill, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A customer at a business on the 10 block of Northeast Median Street in Chehalis called police to report getting change back that included a counterfeit $5 bill on Friday morning. An officer took possession of the bad bill, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 45-year-old Centralia man being booked into the Lewis County Jail on Friday afternoon allegedly handed over his clothing after changing during the booking process with a smoking device and a bag of a crystalized substance wrapped up with it. A deputy responded to the jail about 5:30 p.m. arrested and re-booked Ernest A. Calderon for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

SUSPECT FOUND BY POLICE DOG

• A 25-year-old Centralia man wanted on an outstanding warrant ran from an officer in the 100 block of Tilley Road in Centralia but was later located by a police K9 team at a nearby apartment around 9 p.m. yesterday, according to the Centralia Police Department. Justin T. Booth was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police. Two other people at the apartment were also arrested for warrants, according to police.

AND FROM MORTON

• Morton police reported today an officer was called about 5:40 in the evening for a complaint the occupants of a vehicle parked at the 400 block of Second Street might be engaging in sexual intercourse. When contacted, both individuals seemed to be disheveled and were adjusting their clothing, according to the Morton Police Department. “They were asked to leave the area if they were doing what had been reported,” the department wrote in a brief summary of the Feb. 28 incident. “They agreed to leave and the officer resumed patrolling the area.”

• Officers responded to the intersection of Mossyrock Road West and Aldrich Road about 8:30 a.m. on Friday to a street sign that appeared to have gang affiliated graffiti on it, according to the Morton Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Two Portland women traveling in a sport utility vehicle were injured when it hydroplaned and struck a semi truck headed the same direction on Interstate 5 about two miles south of Napavine last night. Troopers called at 10:40 p.m. to the southbound lanes near milepost 68 report the 2009 Mazda Tribute was totaled and impounded. The driver, Jean Dusablon, 55, and her passenger Katherine A. Belge, 51, were both transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. Dusablon was to be cited for speed too fast for conditions, according to the state patrol. The Tacoma man behind the wheel of Peterbilt tractor hauling two trailers was reportedly unhurt. His truck was able to be driven away from the scene. Firefighters from Lewis County Fire District 5 had been called just 10 minutes earlier to the northbound lanes in the same area where a passenger car had ended up on its top but nobody was transported from hat wreck, according to Fire Lt. Laura Hanson.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor domestic assault … and more among 124 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.