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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, August 26th, 2016
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BASEBALL BAT ATTACK

• Police were called to a motel room at the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia about 12:40 a.m. today where an uncle allegedly punched his niece and another family member was hit with a baseball bat and knocked unconscious. Johnaton M. Simien, 39, from Eunice, Louisiana, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for first-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BUTTER KNIFE ASSAULT

• A 27-year-old Centralia man was arrested yesterday after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend’s brother with a butter knife at the 600 block of North Washington Avenue in Centralia. Officers called about 1 p.m. found the victim sustained a cut on his left arm and a chipped tooth, according to the Centralia Police Department. Robert E. Chandler was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, according to police.

THEFT OF MAIL

• Centralia police were called just before 1 p.m. yesterday to take a report of mail being stolen from the 2600 block of Eureka Avenue.

DRUGS

• A 33-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with an officer about an outstanding warrant at the 400 block of Girard Street in Centralia about 4:50 a.m. today. Treston D. Zimmerman was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 26-year-old Onalaska man contacted about 3 o’clock this morning about an outstanding warrant the the 700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia was subsequently arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Zacharey J. Hanley was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 24-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for possession of heroin after a man reported finding drug paraphernalia and what field-tested positive for the drug among his daughter’s belongings at the 1200 block of Centralia Avenue just before 1 p.m. yesterday. Kayla M. Burleson was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 21-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for unlawful possession of a controlled substance at about 10:20 a.m. yesterday at the 1000 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia. Chris M. Yates, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

POSSIBLE ‘HOUDINI HOUND’  HEADS TO GROCERY STORE

• A Chehalis woman called police about 10 p.m. yesterday after returning home from work and finding her dog which had been inside a kennel inside her house was gone, even though the home was still locked up. “We’re not sure if the dog figured out how to get out or someone let it out,” Chehalis Police Department Deputy Chief Randy Kaut said. A citizen at about noon time had found the Labrador mix wandering at Safeway on the 1100 block of South Market Boulevard, according to police. It was taken to the shelter, Kaut said. A bedroom window was possibly open, according to Kaut.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police report they responded to a car versus bicycle accident at the 600 block of Harrison Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. yesterday. It involved minor injury, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, third-degree theft, suicide threat, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, dog left alone in vehicle … and more among 180 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, August 25th, 2016
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GRAB AND GO

• A dispute in which a 41-year-old man allegedly struck a woman, took her keys and cell phone and walked away from a parking lot at the 1700 block of North National Avenue in Chehalis yesterday led to his arrest. Officers called to Sunbird Shopping Center at about 12:10 p.m. located Timothy C. McCarthy, a homeless person, and booked him into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree robbery and fourth-degree domestic assault, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police are looking for a man who reportedly grabbed cash from an acquaintance’s hand as the two stopped to talk on the street at the 200 block of North Railroad Avenue in Centralia yesterday. The report was taken just before 1 p.m., according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 9:20 a.m. yesterday following the discovery that produce and other items were missing from an outdoor stand at the 100 block of Harrison Avenue.

PORCH PILFERING

• Someone stole packages from a porch at the 500 block of South Gold Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police at about 4:25 p.m. yesterday.

• Centralia police were called about 11:10 a.m. yesterday about the theft of packages from a porch at the 1400 block of Lum Road.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 12:35 p.m. yesterday to the 1400 block of Johnson Road in Centralia about an attempted vehicle theft. The ignition had been damaged, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• An officer was called at 11 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 3200 block of Borst Avenue in Centralia. Taken was a garage door opener and miscellaneous paperwork, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called about 9:40 a.m. yesterday to the 2000 block of Ahlers Avenue in Centralia where someone during the night had broke a vehicle’s window.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police were called yesterday afternoon to Green Hill School at the 300 block of Southwest 11th Street in Chehalis to pick up suspected marijuana reportedly found on a student-inmate. The material will be sent to a lab for testing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• An 18-year-old motorist was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital with a possible concussion after he rolled his truck when a deer jumped out into the road last night in Winlock. The driver, the sole occupant, had been wearing his seatbelt, and his 1988 Ford Ranger was totaled, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It happened at about 9:15 p.m. at the 800 block of North Military Road, according to the sheriff’s office. The deer was found dead in the ditch, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. The driver, from Chehalis, was treated for what turned out to be minor injuries and released from the hospital, Brown said.

• Deputies and firefighters responded about 7:20 p.m. yesterday after a Jeep Grand Cherokee being towed from Winlock burst into flames. The husband and wife traveling along the Winlock-Vader Road near Jones Road were informed by a passerby of the fire in the engine compartment, stopped and tried to put it out, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It was fully involved in flames when the fire department arrived, but they extinguished it, according to the sheriff’s office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said it appeared possibly some kind of electrical malfunction occurred.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation, third-degree theft, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, hit and run, suspicious circumstances … and more among 141 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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A 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee is lost to fire that began in engine compartment. / Courtesy photo by Colton Stevens

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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SUSPECTED INTENTIONALLY SET FIRE ONALASKA

• An incendiary device was taken into evidence after a fire broke out in a brushy wooded area along the Newaukum River near Onalaska yesterday. Firefighters responding around 3 p.m. to the 100 block of Pigeon Springs Road extinguished an approximately 50-foot by 50-foot area, according to Fire Investigator Derrick Paul. The property owner had spotted smoke and called 911, Paul said. Lewis County Fire District 1 Chief Andrew Martin said a crew from the state Department of Natural Resources arrived to assist. The item which was about 18 inches long consisted of a pipe, a can, duct tape and black powder, Paul said.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• A deputy responding about 9:50 p.m. yesterday following the discovery of a residential burglary at the 400 block of East Oakview Avenue in Centralia learned about $1,200 worth of personal property was missing. Among the stolen items were passports, clothing, cell phones, kitchen knives and other household items, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The thief or thieves made entry through an unsecured door, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Centralia police were called to a burglary at the 2500 block of Mount Vista Road at about 4:15 p.m. yesterday. The victim reported someone had entered through an open window and stole two televisions and 30 DVD’s,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police took a report from the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue about 10:40 a.m. yesterday regarding a knife and pepper spray being stolen.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• An officer was called about 6 p.m. yesterday to the park on Southwest 13th Street  in Chehalis where someone had broken in to the concession stand and left with food, an iPad Mini and a computer router. Damage was done to the door, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 10:20 a.m. yesterday to the 1700 block of Harrison Avenue where a stolen vehicle was located unoccupied in a driveway.

YOU CAN RUN …

• A 24-year-old Chehalis resident wanted on an outstanding warrant fled when he saw police about 5:45 p.m. yesterday at the 1300 block of West Main Street in Centralia, but was tracked into an area by the lake and was detained, according to the Centralia Police Department. Galen R. Whitmire was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

ON THE ROAD

• A traffic stop for speeding along the 3300 block of Jackson Highway in Chehalis about 7 o’clock yesterday morning led to an arrest for possession of methamphetamine. When the deputy asked the driver for his information, the glove box was opened and a plastic baggie containing a white substance could be seen, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Brian N. Smithlin Jr., 32, of Winlock, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office. He also was driving with a suspended license and without a required interlock device, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said.

OFF THE ROAD

• Chehalis police and firefighters responded about 9:20 a.m. yesterday when a motorist in a parking lot at the 1200 block of South Market Boulevard had some sort of episode and ran into at least one other vehicle, knocking it out of the lot. Nobody was injured, according to the Chehalis Fire Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, suspicious circumstances, barking neighbor dog … and more among 168 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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Nobody was hurt when an unoccupied vehicle was pushed over a ledge on South Market Boulevard in Chehalis. / Courtesy photo by Nakita Mann

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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Updated at 1:39 p.m.

MISSING MONEY, GUN

• A pistol and cash were reported stolen from a home on the 1900 block of Ahlers Avenue in Centralia yesterday.

MORE MISSING GUNS

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports someone stole three 45 caliber firearms and two case of matching ammunition from a shop at a residence on the 100 block of Arndt Road in Cinebar sometime between Saturday and Sunday.

AUTO THEFT

• An officer called about 1:40 a.m. today to the 1500 block of Southwest Thomsen Avenue in Chehalis where two males got out of a vehicle and walked away discovered the Subaru had been stolen. The victim had reported on Sunday morning someone prowled the car and stole her purse from the 1000 block of Southwest 20th Street, and returned later to take the car, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police were called at 9 a.m. yesterday to Southeast Spring Street just off Market Boulevard in Chehalis to a report someone had dropped off a stolen car. The Honda Accord missing from Longview had plates on it which were stolen in Castle Rock, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FRAUD

• An individual from Texas called Chehalis police yesterday afternoon to report someone used their identity to withdraw money from their account at the 600 block of South Market Boulevard.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Chehalis police were called just before 4 o’clock this morning to the 1000 block of Southwest William Avenue where a car prowler fled after being startled by someone. One speaker was missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 2 p.m. yesterday by an individual who said they loaned their vehicle to a friend and while it was parked at the 1000 block of Southwest 20th Street, someone got inside and took insurance paperwork and the registration.

• Centralia police were called yesterday to the 1300 block of Lakeshore Drive about a theft from the saddle bags of a motorcycle overnight.

TRESPASSING

• Centralia police arrested a 36-year-old homeless person about 8 a.m. yesterday for trespassing in a vacant house on the 2700 block of Mount Vista Road. Travis L. Gray was then released pending a court date, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called twice yesterday to take reports of damaged windshields to cars. First at the 1000 block of B Street and later at the 1200 block of Rhobina Street.

AND FROM MORTON

• A 56-year-old Tacoma man who allegedly threatened a park manager with a knife on Thursday night at the 700 block of Main Avenue in Morton was arrested for harassment, according to the Morton Police Department. Russell D. Shamley was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• The Morton Police Department reported yesterday they have no suspects in the vandalism over Jubilee Weekend in which the toilets and bathrooms at the park were damaged beyond repair.

• An officer called about 6 p.m. last Thursday to the 400 block of Second Street in Morton after a female accidentally ran her vehicle into the front of a store informed both parties it was a “private party” incident.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 29-year-old motorist was uninjured when he fell asleep, drove off the roadway and broke a utility pole at the 3900 block of Jackson Highway south of Chehalis at about 5:20 a.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, civil issue, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, parking lot fender bender … and more among 168 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, August 22nd, 2016
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DRUGS

• A 30-year-old motorist found parked in the middle of the state Route 505 overpass above Interstate 5 at midnight was arrested for a state Department of Corrections warrant and then while being processed at the jail, a tar-like substance wrapped in plastic was located concealed on her person. Cassandra L. Luthi was arrested for possession of heroin and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 36-year-old Chehalis man detained yesterday afternoon for alleged theft from a business at the 1100 block of Johnson Road in Centralia was subsequently arrested for possession of a controlled substance. An officer found several controlled substances on his person, according to the Centralia Police Department. Jesse J. Hull was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 9:40 p.m. yesterday for a burglary at the 700 block of South Pearl Street. The victim reported that sometime between the previous afternoon and Sunday morning someone entered his residence and stole three gaming consoles, a laptop, and 32 games, according to the Centralia Police Department.

YARD THEFT CENTRALIA

• Police were called to the 2400 block of Howard Avenue in Centralia about 1:30 p.m. yesterday regarding the theft of a garden shredder from outside a residence.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called just before 9 p.m. on Friday about a Honda Accord stolen from the 2100 block of North National Avenue. The car was subsequently found and its owner was able to retrieve it, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 6:15 p.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 1000 block of Southwest 20th Street. Sometime since noon, someone entered the unlocked vehicle and stole several items, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 1000 block of Southwest 20th Street. Sometime during the night, someone got inside the unlocked vehicle and stole a purse, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called to the 600 block of Southwest Pacific Avenue on Friday where sometime during the night someone broke the windshield of a truck, got inside and tore apart the dashboard. A stereo was taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ASSAULT

• An officer was called about 6:20 p.m. yesterday to take a report of one juvenile reportedly assaulting another juvenile at Green Hill School in Chehalis. The victim’s injury required stitches and the case is being followed up on, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called jut after 3 p.m. on Saturday to the 300 block of Southwest 16th Street to take a report of an assault. Further details were not readily available.

• An individual went to the Chehalis Police Department on Friday to make a report of indecent liberties committed by an unknown person. The case is referred to detectives for follow up, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• An individual called police to the  600 block of Southwest Pacific Avenue just before 2:30 p.m. on Friday saying his neighbor threw an apple at him during an argument. The alleged thrower showed up to the police department and statements are being taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision … and more among 158 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Sunday, August 21st, 2016
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PARACHUTER HURT IN TOLEDO

• Firefighters were called about 12:10 p.m. yesterday to Skydive Toledo at the airport off the 5200 block of Jackson Highway for a parachute accident. A male patient with lower leg injuries was transported to Centralia Providence Hospital, according to Lewis County Fire District 2.

THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 9:20 p.m. yesterday regarding a  theft from a business on the 600 block of South Tower Avenue. They are investigating, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An officer was called to the 700 block of Harrison Avenue at about 12:35 p.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of money.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 172 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Saturday, August 20th, 2016
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WELDER GROWS LEGS

• Centralia police were called at 6 p.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of Centralia College Boulevard where a victim reported that sometime over the night unknown persons broke into their detached garage and stole a portable welder.

AUTO THEFT

• Just before 2 p.m. yesterday, Centralia police recovered a stolen Honda from Tumwater at the 300 block of East Pine Street. The driver reported to have purchased it off of Offerup.com, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Police were called about 1:30 p.m. yesterday for a car prowl at the 500 block of North Rock Street. The victim reported that someone entered his vehicle during the night and stole documents out of the glove box, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Centralia police took a report about 8:45 a.m. yesterday from an individual who said someone used her identity to apply for a credit card.

DOMESTIC INCIDENT

• Centralia police arrested a 44-year-old man yesterday in connection with a 7:20 p.m. call associated with the 400 block of South Buckner Street in which he allegedly violated a no contact order by breaking into the victim’s residence.  Dale W. Douglas, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for residential burglary and violating a no contact order after, according to the Centralia Police Department.

INSTANT CAR WASH

• Police were called just after 3 p.m. yesterday to the 600 block of South Tower Avenue where they investigated a one vehicle, non-injury collision in which the driver struck a fire hydrant.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute,  suspicious circumstances … and more among 191 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

Friday, August 19th, 2016
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ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Four teens were seriously hurt when a car attempting to “drift” around a curve impacted a dirt embankment, ricocheted back onto the roadway and rolled over yesterday afternoon at the 900 block of state Route 603, west of Chehalis. A deputy responding about 4:40 p.m. noted the injuries included head trauma, multiple broken bones and lacerations. The occupants were all 18 years old, and from Chehalis, Centralia except for driver, who is from Lacey, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said the driver, Austin L.B. Santos had been traveling above the posted speed limit and was issued a citation for second-degree negligent driving.

• Two people were injured when their pickup truck pulling a travel trailer collided with a guard rail after driving too fast and failing to negotiate a curve on U.S. Highway 12 about six miles west of Morton yesterday. Troopers called about 10:15 a.m. report the passenger, 72-year-old Lonnie Gibson, declined aid, but the driver, 74-year-old Maralee A. Gibson, was transported to Morton General Hospital. She was cited for second-degree negligent driving, according to the Washington State Patrol. Both the trailer and the 2000 GMC 1500 pickup were totaled, according to the state patrol. The couple is from McCleary.

UNKNOWN PROJECTILE STRIKES HOUSE

• Chehalis police were called about 10:40 a.m. yesterday to a home on the 10 block of Southwest First Street following the discovery of what looked like a bullet hole next to the front door of a residence. The officer noted a very small in diameter hole and was unable to determine what the projectile may have been, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The only way to find out would be to dig it out, which the residents hadn’t yet decided upon, according to police.

BURGLARY

• A safe containing two diamond rings, a passport, car titles, deeds and as much as $20,000 cash was stolen from a residence on the 100 block of Chandler Road west of Chehalis sometime between July 15 and yesterday. There is a person of interest, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called just before 6 p.m. yesterday about a purse being stolen from a vehicle parked at the 1600 block of South Gold Street. Just after 8 p.m., an officer was called to the 700 block of Pioneer Way for the same sort of incident. Shortly afterward a third woman reported her purse was stolen from a vehicle at the 100 block of Pioneer Way, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called just before 9 a.m. yesterday to the 10 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue where someone popped the locked canopy of a truck and stole a 12,000 BTU air conditioner.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, harassment, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 163 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, August 18th, 2016
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Updated 12:15 p.m.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Sometime yesterday between 6 a.m. and noon, someone kicked open a door to a shop at the 200 block of Jordan Road southwest of Chehalis and left with an industrial car dryer valued at $400, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• An individual called Chehalis police about 10:30 a.m. yesterday to report someone had stolen his fish cooler from the 400 block of Southwest 15th Street, which he found in some bushes nearby. Located with the cooler was a bicycle and a gas can, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that someone came on to property at the 3600 block of state Route 508 in Cinebar sometime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday and left with a battery charger and a towing cable.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 3:40 a.m. today by an individual at the 900 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue who woke up and discovered his 1996 Honda Civic was missing. It was subsequently located abandoned a few blocks away, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Some kid’s clothing had been removed, according to police.

• Chehalis police called just after 9 a.m. yesterday about a car abandoned at the 700 block of Southwest Pacific Avenue discovered the 1996 Honda Accord had been reported stolen out of Centralia.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 6:45 a.m. today for a vehicle prowl at the 900 block of B Street. Taken was a fishing pole and battery charger, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 7:50 p.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 700 block of Liberty Place in which a pair of specialty computers valued at $9,000 were stolen. The victim said the computers, which can only be used to run a power asphalt machine, were inside a black shock-proof case measuring three feet by three feet by one foot.

• An officer was called to the 2600 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia just before 2 p.m. yesterday following the discovery that engine wires were removed from a vehicle.

• A socket set and medication were among the items stolen in a vehicle prowl at the 500 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis, according to a report made to police about 1:40 p.m. yesterday.

• Chehalis police were called about 9:40 a.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl at the park and ride at the 800 block of West Main Street, in which someone stole a post office box key and used it to remove whatever mail was in the box. The victim, from Pe Ell, discovered the car doors were locked, but the handles loose and the dome light was on, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Somebody messed with the ignition and stole keys and paperwork, according to police.

INDECENT

• A 33-year-old Olympia resident was arrested yesterday for indecent liberties in connection with a complaint made to Chehalis police on June 1. Rodney Cook was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, protection order violation, receipt of counterfeit bill … and more among 177 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, August 17th, 2016
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JAIL STASH CONFISCATED

• After syringes were found inside the Lewis County Jail yesterday, camera footage showed they fell out of the pant leg of a female inmate and a subsequent search turned up other contraband among the belongings of two women, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. All of the female inmates were removed from the unit, according to the sheriff’s office. Also located was brown tar heroin, methamphetamine and suspected tobacco, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. A deputy responding about 8 p.m. arrested Andrea A. Parker, 34, of Chehalis; and Jade L. Gillaspie, 19, from Centralia; for possession of drugs by a prisoner, Brown said.

CHAIR VANISHES FROM PORCH

• Someone stole a red wooden rocking chair from a front porch on the 300 block of West Summa Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 9 o’clock yesterday morning.

AUTO THEFT

• A Nissan passenger car was reported stolen from the 1500 block of View Street in Centralia at about 6:40 a.m. today.  The vehicle was located several blocks away, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FAKE BILL

• A counterfeit 100 bill was passed at a retail store on the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to  report made to police at about noon yesterday.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called to the 600 block of North Washington Avenue about 8:35 a.m. yesterday to take a report of a rock thrown through the window of a car.

KID ALONE IN CAR

• A 22-year-old Olympia resident was arrested about 10 a.m. yesterday for allegedly leaving a child unattended in a running vehicle at the the 200 block of Downing Road in Centralia. Sabrina N. Jaco was issued her citation and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 149 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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SLASHED

• Chehalis police were called about 1:35 p.m. yesterday to the 300 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue where someone had slashed all four tires on a female’s vehicle.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called about 12:30 p.m. yesterday about a female checking into a medical facility under someone else’s name at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in order to obtain prescription narcotic medication. No arrest was made, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police took a report just after 10 a.m. yesterday from the 700 block of H Street in which a female said she was contacted by a lending institution which informed her someone in Oklahoma applied for a credit card in her name.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 5:35 p.m. yesterday to the 300 block of West Cherry Street regarding three baseball-type caps stolen from a vehicle.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Witnesses said the driver of a Mitsubishi turned into a Cadillac damaging its front right fender at the 2100 block of North National Avenue in Chehalis and then drove away at about 8 p.m. yesterday, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Nobody was injured but Centralia police located the suspect driver and he was arrested for hit and run, according to police. Jorge L. Manzo,22, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, violation of no contact order, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft, collision on city street, someone throwing ice cream cones out window of moving vehicle, kids picking apples from someone else’s tree … 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

Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Updated at 7:13 p.m.

ARMED DOMESTIC DISPUTE

• A 62-year-old Mossyrock woman was booked into jail yesterday after allegedly picking up a pistol from a coffee table in her living room, loading it with a magazine and pointing it at her husband during an argument. Deputies arriving to the home on the 300 block of Jarvis Road about 4:40 p.m. arrested Sandra K. Merritt for second-degree assault, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. No injury was reported.

FIREARMS STOLEN

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports someone broke into a home on the 300 block of Harmon Road outside Chehalis and stole four rifles, two shotguns and a set of binoculars sometime in the two weeks that ended on Friday. The loss is estimated at $3,914, according to the sheriff’s office.

MOSSY BURGLARY

• Sometime between 5:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. yesterday, someone broke a window at a home on the 100 block of Valley View Drive in Mossyrock, went inside and stole a computer, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Missing is a silver 20-inch HP laptop, according to the sheriff’s office.

SAFE, JEWELRY MISSING

• A Chehalis woman returned home from vacation to find someone had burglarized her home on the 1900 block of Bishop Road, stealing a diamond ring, two diamond sapphire rings and a black safe containing cash and more jewelry, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It happened sometime between Aug. 4 and Saturday, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss is estimated at $2,100.

GARAGE BURGLED

• Sometime between Friday and Sunday someone got into an unlocked garage on the 3100 block of Ives Road in Centralia and took a green and orange floating tube valued at $9.98, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AUTO THEFT

•  A black 1996 Honda Accord was reported stolen about 6:40 a.m. today from the 1200 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. It has a license plate reading 340 YTX, according to the Centralia Police Department.

PURSE STOLEN FROM SHOPPING CART

• Chehalis police were called to Wal-Mart on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue about 12:15 p.m. yesterday where a woman said someone took her purse out of her cart while she was shopping. A security person found it in a trash can in the ladies room, minus a credit card, her keys, some medication and $25 cash, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called to the 300 block of Southwest Third Street about 8 p.m. yesterday following the discovery of a vehicle prowl. Someone had rummaged around inside and took the registration, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• Police called by aid when a male was found slumped over inside a vehicle in a parking lot at the 500 block of South Market Boulevard about 2 p.m. on Friday ended up arresting him for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Jesse J. Hull, 36, from Chehalis, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police. A passerby who allegedly picked up Hull’s wallet off his car and began to walk away was detained, according to police. The woman said she got the wallet from the ground, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. A search of her turned up an item with a brown residue that is being sent to the lab for testing, Bailey said.

• A 27-year-old Onalaska resident was arrested for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act after police were called to the 700 block of South Market Boulevard about a suspicious vehicle just before 8 a.m. on Friday. Nicholas B. Decker had an outstanding municipal warrant as well and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Decker was charged today with possession with intent to deliver as the officer who arrested him allegedly found 3.1 grams of heroin plus two scales and bags for packaging inside the car. His bail was set with a $10,000 unsecured bond.

AND FROM MORTON

• The Morton Police Department reported today they assisted the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office with an incident at about 1:40 a.m. on Thursday of an individual with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg near the 100 block of Forest Road 74.

• An exotic bird was evicted from its home on the 300 block of First Street in Morton, because of continuous noise. An officer responded to a complaint about 12:50 p.m. on Wednesday and could clearly hear the bird for the 20 minutes he was parked outside the residence, according to the Morton Police Department. The owner was given a copy of the city ordinance and given one week to relocate the bird, according to police.

• Officers responded to the 700 block of Main Avenue to several disorderly individuals playing loud music at about 10:35 p.m. on Saturday. One person stepped forward and said he would make sure the campers kept the noise down but later when they didn’t comply with that request, they were asked to leave, according to the Morton Police Department. About 70 individuals vacated the park.

• Police responded to the 700 block of Main Avenue at about 8:25 p.m. on Sunday where an individual had decided not to pay the $15 park stay fee. They were escorted to an ATM and ended up paying the fee, according to the Morton Police Department.

SMALL SUSPICIOUS FIRE

• Police were called by firefighters about 12:20 a.m. on Saturday when they responded to a small pile of smoldering apparent briquettes at the 1200 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis.

SLASH IGNITES ON TIMBERLAND

• Firefighters were called about 7:30 p.m. yesterday for a brush fire off King Road west of Winlock. They found slash piles burning on one to two acres of timber company-owned property, according to Lewis County Fire District 15. Personnel from the state Department of Natural Resources were summoned and expected to be out there again today, Assistant Chief Kevin Anderson said.

WEDGED FOOT RESCUE

• Firefighters were called just before 6 p.m. yesterday to rescue a 4-year-old boy whose foot got stuck in a hole in the ground at the 300 block of Northwest Cherry Avenue in Winlock. It was the concrete footing to a former fence post, according to Lewis County Fire District 15. The child was given a blanket, a tablet loaded with movies and a set of ear plugs while an air chisel was used to remove the concrete during an approximately 35 minute operation, Assistant Chief Kevin Anderson said.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Two teenagers were hospitalized after a single-vehicle collision yesterday evening on U.S. Highway 12 about two miles east of Oakville. Troopers called at 7:37 p.m. indicate Violet K. Starr, 18, was traveling westbound when her car crossed over the center line, spun and came to rest in the eastbound ditch. The 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer was described as totaled. Starr was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital and her passenger, Roberta R. Youckton, 17, was taken to Summit Pacific Medical Center, according to the Washington State Patrol. Both are from Oakville. The wreck is under investigation, according to the state patrol.

• A 47-year-old man from Lakewood was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital after he lost control of his motorcycle as he neared the end of Limmer Road in Winlock, not realizing the pavement ended. It happened about 1:25 p.m. on Saturday. The damage to his motorcycle was minor, but he had cuts to his face and rib pain, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A wreck on U.S. Highway 12 at Park Street in Oakville about 1:40 a.m. on Thursday is being investigated by the Washington State Patrol. David A. Holbrook, 62, of Montesano, was traveling westbound and struck a Western Star tractor-trailer which turned eastbound onto the highway from Park Street, according to the state patrol. Holbrook’s 1996 Chevrolet Corvette was totaled and he was transported to a hospital, the state patrol. The truck driver, Jeremy D. Holbrook, 37, of Tenino, was reportedly uninjured. The roadway was blocked for two hours.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, probation violation, protection order violation, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, vandalism civil issue, suspicious circumstances … and more among 154 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Sunday, August 14th, 2016
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VICTIM BEATEN WITH BATS

• Centralia police reported this morning they are investigating an incident in which multiple people assaulted a man with baseball bats. Officers were called about 10:20 p.m. yesterday to the 800 block of South Tower Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment, according to police. Sgt. Dave Clary said because there is more investigating to do and the suspects are not in custody, he could not divulge anything further. “It’s a serious felony,” he said.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Police were called about 2:50 p.m. yesterday about a burglary at the 400 block of North Ash Street. A PlayStation video game console was stolen from a residence, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 12:30 p.m. yesterday after three leaf blowers were stolen from a locked and gated compound at the 100 block of Harrison Avenue.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called at 2:50 p.m. on Friday following the discovery that a trailer and an off road vehicle were stolen from the 2700 block of Colonial Drive. The ORV is described as a new silver Kawasaki Mule, according to the Centralia Police Department. The trailer was later recovered abandoned in Tumwater by the state patrol, according to police.

• Centralia police took a report about 10 a.m. on Friday from the 500 block of East Summa Street about a rental car previously not returned that had been recovered.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called just before 3 p.m. yesterday for a report of a vehicle prowl at the 400 block of East Magnolia Street. A checkbook was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police investigated a five vehicle, minor injury collision at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue about 6 p.m. on Friday.  The causing driver was issued a notice of infraction for speed too fast for conditions, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, probation violation, protection order violation, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, vandalism, civil issue, disorderly person, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 354 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Friday, August 12th, 2016
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Honda Accord went airborne over the median into the oncoming lanes. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 5

POLICE PURSUITS

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports yesterday morning’s accident on Interstate 5 that left a motorist with head and neck injuries occurred during a police pursuit that began just south of Chehalis. Just after 5:30 a.m., a deputy observed a 2004 Honda Accord cutting in and out of traffic and passing on the shoulder well over the speed limit, according to the sheriff’s office. As they approached the U.S. Highway 12 interchange, the Honda hit a log truck’s trailer and went airborne and landed on its side, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. The driver, 34-year-old Vince R. Chargualas, of Vancouver, was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital and then transferred to a Vancouver hospital, Breen said. The case is being referred to prosecutors for charges of attempting to elude and reckless driving, Breen said.

• A motorcyclist that took off following a traffic stop overnight at the 2300 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia wrecked at a corner, fled on foot into a wooded area and wasn’t found. It was just before 1 a.m. when a deputy stopped two motorcycles and then one of them hollered, “go, go, go,” according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was not located but investigation revealed he was 25-year-old Christopher B. Gill, whose license was suspended, according to the sheriff’s office. The case is being referred to prosecutors for charges, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said this morning.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Police were called about 6:20 p.m. yesterday to the 700 block of Pioneer Way in Centralia following the discovery someone had forced their way into a storage shed. Items were moved, but it wasn’t immediately known if anything was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• A deputy was called yesterday for a break-in of a pole barn at the 100 block of Rogers Road in Chehalis, in which numerous valuables were stolen from a 91-year-old victim. Sometime between 3 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. on Monday, someone pried a lock and made off with an air compressor, a skill saw, 30 antique cow bells, 20 antique milk bottles and tools, some of which were antiques, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Also missing is a metal “Pet Milk” sign, according to the sheriff’s office.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police came upon a suspicious vehicle just before 11 p.m. yesterday and after contacting its owner, learned it had just been stolen. The case is associated with an address on the 900 block of North Tower Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department. The vehicle was returned to the owner, according to police.

• Centralia police were called to the 100 block of Virginia Drive about 12:15 p.m. yesterday regarding a red 2006 Hyundai Elantra stolen sometime since Monday.

• Centralia police were called about 12:15 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle stolen from the 1300 block of Lum Road. The car had been loaned to an acquaintance and not returned, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 10:45 a.m. yesterday to the 1300 block of Johnson Road where sometime within the previous half an hour, a white 1992 Honda Accord was stolen from in front of the owner’s home. It has a license plate reading AIT 5832, according to the Centralia Police Department.

WHAT NOT TO DO

• A 28-year-old woman who allegedly assaulted her boyfriend in front of a police officer just before 2 a.m. today at the 300 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia was arrested. The victim’s injuries were minor, according to the Centralia Police Department. Winona F. Gladue, 28 of Chehalis, was booked in to the Lewis County Jail for fourth-degree assault, according to police.

CUT AND RUN

• Centralia police were called to the 1600 block of South Gold Street at 2:30 p.m. yesterday on a report a female customer walked out of the business without paying for a haircut and coloring. The incident is being investigated as a third-degree theft, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 41-year-old man arrested about 3:40 p.m. yesterday for a warrant at the 1600 block of Bishop Road in Chehalis was found in possession of suspected methamphetamine and paraphernalia, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Richard L. Coryell, of Chehalis, was booked in to the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, probation violation, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, misdemeanor assault, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 163 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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CAR THEFT

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 3:30 a.m. report today that someone stole a white 1992 Honda Accord from the area of Reynolds Avenue and North Pearl Street.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called to the 1000 block of North Scheuber Road in Centralia about 9:50 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl. The ignition was damaged and a small green cooler was missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FUNNY MONEY

• Someone spent a counterfeit $100 bill at a retail store on the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 5:30 a.m. today.

SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT

• Centralia police were contacted yesterday to take a report of a rape that occurred at the 1000 block of Eckerson Road earlier this year. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

‘YOU’VE GOT MAIL’

• Chehalis police were called just before 11:30 p.m. yesterday by a female at the 400 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue who said she just had a note pushed through her mail slot. An officer responded and spoke with her and advised extra patrols in the area, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The contents of the note were not revealed by police, but they made the recipient nervous, according to a department spokesperson.

DRUGS

• A 30-year-old Centralia man was found with a baggie that tested positive for meth when he was picked up on a warrant about 8:35 a.m. yesterday at the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue in Chehalis, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Christian J. Rangel Ocampo was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

BIRD ABUSE

• Chehalis police were called about 2:35 p.m. yesterday to the 600 block of North National Avenue where an individual said they saw a pedestrian abusing a bird. They said he was kicking it, throwing it on the ground and against a wall before tossing it into a field, according to the Chehalis Police Department. A responding officer couldn’t find the bird or the suspect, according to police.

STRUCTURE FIRE

• Firefighters were called just before 9 a.m. yesterday to the 3600 block of Jackson Highway where a cluster of portable storage buildings, with metal roofs, were burning. It was fairly straightforward to extinguish but the loss is in the neighborhood of $5,000 to $7,000, according to Lewis County Fire District 5. A nearby travel trailer sustained heavy smoke damage and some fire damage, Lt. Laura Hanson said. A chicken house was involved but since the poultry was roaming, none were harmed, Hanson said. Someone had been burning in a wood stove inside the structure, she said.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A passenger vehicle rolled over into the median after a collision involving a log truck about 5:40 a.m. today on Interstate 5 near milepost 68. The passenger vehicle’s driver self extricated but was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital with medics, according to Lewis County Fire District 5.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, misdemeanor assault, probation violation, no-contact order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, unfounded report, civil issue, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 190 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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AUTO THEFT

• Deputies arrested two people yesterday evening for theft of a motor vehicle after locating a missing 2016 Ford F150 at an address on the 500 block of Larmon Road near Toledo. The truck was taken from the 200 block of U.S. Highway 12, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Booked into the Lewis County Jail were Michael A. Rowland, 30, of Toledo; and David B. Appier, 32, a homeless person, according to the sheriff’s office. Because Appier caused blood exposure when he struck his head on the rear cage of the patrol vehicle, he was additionally booked for second-degree malicious mischief, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said.

• Police were called about 7:10 p.m. yesterday when two individuals were seen attempting to steal a vehicle at the 1200 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia. The suspects fled prior to police arrival, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 6:20 p.m. yesterday to the 200 block of North Railroad Avenue to take a report someone had tried to steal a vehicle, damaging the ignition.

• Police were called about 3:30 p.m. yesterday for the theft of a black 1998 Jeep Cherokee from the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. It was located later in the day in Thurston County, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called just after 7 o’clock yesterday morning following the discovery a 1993 Acura Integra was stolen from the 3000 block of Borst Avenue. The vehicle was recovered abandoned later in the day, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A deputy responded to an approximately 6:20 a.m. call yesterday of a 1999 Toyota Camry stolen from the 3100 block of Ives Road in Centralia. The car, which had been locked, was taken during the night and contained about $1,600 worth of woodworking tools, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 10:30 p.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue. Someone forced their way into the locked truck and stole change and cigarettes, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called to a business on the 1000 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue at about 8:40 a.m. yesterday following the discovery someone had gotten into a motorhome parked in a secure area and damaged the steering and ignition.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police were called to Green Hill School about 4:15 p.m. yesterday because an 18-year-old student inmate allegedly was found in possession of a small amount of a green vegetable material. The case is being referred to prosecutors for charging, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

LOST AND FOUND TEEN

• Deputies called about 9:50 p.m. yesterday to the 900 block of Green Mountain Road in Mossyrock for a missing 14-year-old boy, along with other responders, were able to find him about 4 o’clock this morning. He and others had been out for a walk on Weyerhaeuser timber property when he became separated about 7 p.m., according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The boy, from Ephrata, was uninjured and in good spirits when he was reunited with his family, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police say a car cut off a motorcycle, causing the motorcycle to slide on the roadway at North Gold and Maple streets at about 7 p.m. yesterday. The rider received minor injuries, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, no-contact order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, civil issue, disorderly person, misdemeanor assault, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances; complaint that a longtime neighbor still has an Oregon license plate on their car … and more among 171 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, August 9th, 2016
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BURGLARY AND THEFT

• A deputy took a report overnight of a safe missing from a residence on the 100 block of U.S. Highway 12 south of Chehalis. The 56-year-old victim said there were $5,000 worth of silver coins inside it, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. There were no signs of forced entry, but he has a roommate who comes and goes and could have left the door unlocked, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said.

• A deputy responded about 10:30 a.m. yesterday for a burglary to a garage at the 100 block of Alder Street in Pe Ell. Sometime since Saturday, someone stole a Stihl chainsaw, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A deputy was called about 3:30 a.m. yesterday to the 400 block of Coal Creek Road in Chehalis following the discovery someone had broken into a church’s maintenance shed and stole a blower, weed trimmer, chainsaw and pressure washer, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AUTO THEFT

• A 36-year-old Kelso resident was arrested early yesterday morning for theft of a motor vehicle after an Audi Quattro stolen from the AM/PM on the 100 block of Interstate Avenue in Chehalis. Travis L. Gray and the car were located in the area by a police dog and he was taken in for treatment of a dog bite, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Because he stayed at the hospital for some other medical issues, he was not booked into jail, according to police.

• A deputy was called about 6:40 p.m. yesterday regarding a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer stolen during the day from where it was parked, and locked, at an apartment complex on the 3100 block of Ives Road in Centralia.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called yesterday evening and told someone broke into a vehicle while at was parked in a lot on Northwest Louisiana Avenue two to three weeks earlier and stole prescription medications.

• Centralia police were called about 1:20 p.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 1400 block of Alexander Street. Sometime during the previous several days, a credit card was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called just before 10 a.m. yesterday to the parking lot at the 700 block of Northwest Liberty Place where an individual reported their vehicle was rummaged through that morning, with an estimated $2,400 of property stolen. Among the missing items were two pairs of sunglasses, prescription glasses, the registration and a bag containing various brands of high-end men’s jeans, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called just before 8 a.m. yesterday to the parking lot at the 700 block of Northwest Liberty Place where a victim told them someone had broken out a vehicle’s passenger side window and stolen a white London Fog briefcase and a GPS device. It happened sometime since 3 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Cash was stolen from a vehicle parked at the 700 block of Sky Meadows Drive in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 7:45 a.m. yesterday.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called yesterday afternoon about someone damaging the lock of a post office box at the 200 block of Northwest Cascade Avenue in Chehalis.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 30-year-old Centralia man was severely injured when his Toyota pickup truck struck a light pole at the 1600 block of Bishop Road in Chehalis last night. A deputy responding about 8:23 p.m. to the scene determined speed was a factor and also noticed the strong odor of marijuana coming from within the vehicle, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Zachary W. Gallagher suffered head trauma and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the sheriff’s office. The case is being referred to prosecutors for a charge of driving under the influence, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said.

• A too-tall load traveling on Interstate 5 scraped the underside of the northbound side of the Chamber Way overpass yesterday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation. It was minor and there was no structural damage, DOT tweeted. It was a little more than two weeks ago when a too-tall load struck the bridge on the southbound side, causing so much damage that workers had to tear down half the overpass. Last Thursday, a temporary span was installed to be used by motorists until replacement components can be designed and put into place.

HIKERS LOST AND FOUND

• A pair of hikers who got lost about 15 miles south of Morton were located yesterday morning, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies got a report about 6:25 p.m. on Sunday and were able to talk with the men who had cell service, according to the sheriff’s office. The 911 center provided information on their latitude and longitude which showed they were near the Goat Trail trailhead near Landers Creek in an area belonging to Port Blakely and the U.S. Forest Service, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. Responders found their vehicle, but because of darkness, told the men to stay put and that they would return in the morning, Breen said. When they were found and brought out, the 35-year-old and 36-year-old from Portland were fine, according to Breen.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, graffiti, hit and run, shoplifting, third-degree theft, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, dog alone in parked vehicle … and more among 164 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, August 8th, 2016
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Updated at 2:30 p.m.

CAR THEFTS, RIGHT AND LEFT

• A 1999 Honda Civic reported stolen just after 6 a.m. today from the 800 block of K Street in Centralia was found a short time later in Chehalis, at the 300 block of Southwest 10th Street, according to police. The investigation continues, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called just after 5:30 a.m. today about a red Audi Quattro stolen from 100 block of Interstate Avenue. A suspect was contacted by a police dog a short time later, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Further details are not yet available, a department spokesperson said.

• Chehalis police were called about 4:50 a.m. today for a red Toyota Corolla just stolen from a gas station on the 100 block of Interstate Avenue.

• Centralia police were called about 4:45 a.m. today regarding a red 1999 Chevrolet Blazer stolen from the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue. It has a license plate reading AJN 9529, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were contacted yesterday by an individual whose green 2001 Volkswagen Jetta was stolen from the parking lot at K-Mart on the 1200 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The victim thought they lost their car keys, went home to get a spare set and when they returned, the car was gone, at about 3 p.m., according to the Chehalis Police Department.

•  A white 1992 Acura Integra reported stolen about 2:45 p.m. yesterday from the 100 block of West High Street in Centralia has been recovered, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A blue 1992 Honda Accord was reported stolen from the 700 block of Euclid Way in Centralia about 10:25 a.m. yesterday. It has a license plate reading ABR 4412, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called to the 1000 block of Eckerson Road about 9 a.m. on Saturday to take a report of a gold 1997 Honda Accord being stolen. It has a license plate read  RAJ 0758, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Nakisha J. Richardson was booked into the Lewis County Jail yesterday for theft of a motor vehicle for allegedly taking her teenage relative’s vehicle without permission from the 1400 block of Ferrier Road in Winlock. It was discovered about 10:50 a.m. on Saturday and she was arrested after she returned with the vehicle about 10:35 a.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BURGLARY ARREST

• A 39-year-old man was arrested for second-degree burglary after contact with police on Saturday in a case associated with the 1100 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia. Adam S. Gonzalez, of Parkland, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. Prosecutors today declined to file the felony charge.

FRAUD

• A business on the 500 block of North Market Boulevard in Chehalis contacted police on Friday about checks it issued which were forged for just over $2,600. They spoke to an individual who might know something about it who reported their wallet was stolen, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called at noon yesterday to the 900 block of East Locust Street in Centralia where a purse was stolen out of a vehicle.

• Centralia police were called about 6:45 a.m. yesterday regarding clothing stolen from a travel trailer parked at the 100 block of North Saxon Street.

• Chehalis police were called Friday about a vehicle prowl at the 400 block of Southwest Parkland Drive. The victim found the door ajar and discovered a wallet was missing from her purse, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Two teenagers were injured when the motorcycle they were traveling on struck a deer on state Route 7 near Mineral on Saturday night. Troopers called to milepost 15 just after 10 p.m. report Seth A. Clark, 18, and his 16-year-old passenger were transported to Morton General Hospital. The Ashford residents had been wearing helmets, however Clark didn’t have a motorcycle endorsement and his license was suspended, according to the Washington State Patrol. His 2009 Kawasaki KLX250 was towed, according to the state patrol.

• A deputy responding about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday to a vehicle that wrecked in a ditch on the 600 block of Green Mountain Road in Mossyrock arrested the driver for driving under the influence. David J. Flanigan, 57, of Mossyrock, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 47-year-old woman from Astoria, Oregon was injured when she lost control of her Harley Davidson and skidded sideways into a guard rail at the 500 block of Wildwood Road on Saturday. She was traveling with other motorcyclists when they came to an intersection with a logging road, and her back tire began to skip, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responding about 12:15 p.m. noted she had several possible broken bones including arm, ribs, legs and ankle, according to the sheriff’s office. She also had back pain, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, malicious mischief, driving under the influence, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, vandalism, third-degree theft, disorderly person, runaway juvenile, receipt of counterfeit bill, suspicious circumstances, missing person located, kids playing catch in street, drunks walking in street, drunks sprawled on sidewalk, collision on city street, dogs alone in parked vehicles, passerby picking flower from neighbor’s yard … and more among 273 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Saturday, August 6th, 2016
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DOGNAPPED

• Centralia police were called just before 10:30 p.m. yesterday about a dog stolen from its yard on the 1400 block of Oxford Avenue. The 7-year-old male American Bully is brown and white and was taken sometime after 7 p.m., according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 8 a.m. yesterday regarding the theft of property from a home on the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue. A family member is suspected, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were contacted just before 8 a.m. yesterday about the theft of property from a residence. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 11:30 a.m. yesterday to the 200 block of Tacoma Avenue to take a report of an identity theft. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

PEDESTRIAN RESCUED FROM MUD HOLE

• Firefighters rescued a man last night who was found stuck in mud in a deep ditch between K-Mart and the Twin City Town Center in Chehalis. They were called around 8 p.m. after the man had yelled for help to people walking near K-Mart, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. The passersby had tried to get him out and couldn’t, Firefighter Kevin Reynolds said. “He didn’t have any injuries but was definitely cold, intoxicated and had been there awhile,” Reynolds said. Firefighters put a strap around him and pulled him out. Medics took him to the hospital, because of possible hypothermia, he said.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

•  A 21-year-old Centralia resident was arrested overnight for driving under the influence after driving off the roadway and rolling his vehicle. Officers responding about 1:35 a.m. to the 1200 block of North Gold Street booked Bryson D. Baird into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving under the influence, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances … and more among 210 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Friday, August 5th, 2016
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ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 56-year-old motorist was booked into the Lewis County Jail after driving his vehicle into a utility pole at Gold and Summa streets yesterday evening, striking it so hard the pole was severed, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officers responding about 6:40 p.m. detoured traffic until a replacement could be installed and arrested Leandro T. Mascarenas, of Centralia, for driving under the influence, according to police.

• Instead of simply pulling over for a traffic infraction, a 39-year-old Rochester man allegedly ran from his vehicle in northeast Centralia yesterday evening and was subsequently located hiding inside a semi-truck trailer, by a police dog. It happened at the 1700 block of Midway Court and K-9 Axel began tracking the suspect at 6:30 p.m., according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Matthew J. Madoche was apprehended 10 minutes later, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Madoche had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and was driving with a suspended license, according to Brown. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail with an added offense of eluding, according to the sheriff’s office.

BAD CHECK

• Centralia police are investigation complaint where a male suspect attempted to cash a fraudulent check at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue yesterday.  This case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

PORCH THEFT

• An officer was called just after 5 p.m. to take a report from a home on Northwest Maryland Avenue of a Honda generator stolen off its back porch. It was taken sometime after 7:30 a.m., according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called to the parking lot above Safeway on South Market Boulevard following the discovery someone had broken a vehicle’s window and stolen a purse from its floorboards. It happened sometime between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., according to the Chehalis Police Department.

WAL-MART MELEE

• Police were called to the parking lot at Wal-Mart about 9:50 p.m. yesterday for a dispute involving several people, that apparently began when one teenager challenged another teen to a fight. Friends, parents and a bat were involved, but nobody was hurt, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Police are still working on the case but expect to refer charges to juvenile prosecutors, Sgt. Gwen Carrell said this morning.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, hit and run … and more among 178 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, August 4th, 2016
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BURGLARY WINLOCK

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning that someone broke into a residence on the 300 block of Minkler Road in Winlock sometime between Monday and yesterday and left with a LeapFrog tablet, games and another tablet. A door and its frame was left damaged, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called to the 2100 block of North Pearl Street about 4:30 p.m. yesterday where an individual reported that sometime over the last several days someone stole items from the residence. The victim is still making a list and the case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• A stolen Honda car turned up yesterday morning parked at the 700 block of South Market Boulevard minus its stereo, a purse and a coat, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• Jared R. Dulores, 43, of Chehalis was arrested for an outstanding warrant and possession of methamphetamine after contact with police about 6:15 a.m. today at the 1200 block of Mellen Street in Centralia. Dulores was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

• Chehalis police were called about 2:30 p.m. yesterday regarding a pair of suspicious males in a grayish silver truck in the area of Folsom Street and Northwest Ohio Avenue, where three children were playing in a front yard. They were wearing reflective vests and had been seen in the area off and on, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 61-year-old driver had an injured vertebrae and a cut to his back of his head after his 2001 Ford Ranger rolled onto its top yesterday morning at the 1600 block of Lincoln Creek Road outside Centralia. A deputy called just before 10 a.m. found Richard O. Tharpe, of Centralia, had driven onto the gravel and overcorrected, causing the wreck, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. His vehicle was totaled. Tharpe was arrested for driving under the influence and third-degree driving with suspended license, according to the sheriff’s office. He was also cited for not having vehicle insurance and failing to notify the Department of Licensing of his change in address, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• Chehalis police were asked to assist a trooper about 12:30 a.m. today for a vehicle failing to pull over along Interstate 5. Once the vehicle was stopped, Chehalis was asked to secure the vehicle and the children left inside as the driver left on foot, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Further details were not readily available.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, resisting arrest, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, unfounded report, runaway juvenile located, possible hit and run, collision on city street … and more among 163 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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Updated at 5:32 p.m.

CRITICAL CRASH IN CENTRALIA

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning a 58-year-old Centralia man remains in critical condition following a motorcycle crash at the 100 block of Joppish Road outside Centralia yesterday morning. A deputy arriving just before 7:30 a.m. yesterday found the 2008 Harley Davidson was totaled and its operator had suffered internal injuries after colliding with a road sign, according to the sheriff’s office. He was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. He had been wearing a helmet. Breen said it appeared speed was involved as the motorcycle rider had been northbound and failed to negotiate a curve.

FOOD FIGHT

• A 42-year-old man angry because someone stole his Lunchable allegedly used a large piece of lumber to strike a tent that was occupied last night in a wooded area off the 1700 block of Airport Road outside Centralia. A deputy responding about 10:15 p.m. learned the victim, a 54-year-old Centralia woman, sustained a large lump on her left cheekbone, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Douglas M. Martin, also from Centralia, was arrested for third-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

AUTO THEFT

• Police called about 1:20 p.m. yesterday when a 2006 Saturn was discovered missing from the parking lot at Wal-Mart in Chehalis. The keys had been left inside the unlocked car, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Not long afterward, an officer driving through the parking lot at Twin City Town Center, also on Northwest Louisiana  Avenue, spotted the unoccupied car, which still had a purse in it, although a cell phone and medications were missing, according to police.

• Centralia police were called just before 12:30 p.m. yesterday when a block 1995 Honda Accord was discovered missing from the 100 block of West High Street.

• Chehalis police were called just before 8:30 a.m. yesterday when a 1997 Honda Accord was discovered missing from the 1000 block of Southwest 20th Street. The car was located about 3 p.m. at the Chehalis reservation and the owner notified to come and retrieve it, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 4:15 p.m. yesterday to a residence on the 1000 block of Centralia Avenue where they were told that checks and household items had been stolen during the previous several weeks.

TOOLS TAKEN CHEHALIS

• A deputy responded yesterday to a report that a family member was suspected of taking a floor jack and some tools from the 100 block of Kennicott Road outside Chehalis. Bradley J. Economou, 26, of Chehalis, who wasn’t supposed to be at the residence, was contacted and subsequently arrested for residential burglary and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was released today when prosecutors declined to file the felony charge.

YARD THEFT CENTRALIA

• An officer was called to the 1400 block of Crescent Avenue in Centralia yesterday to take a report that sometime during the night someone stole a lighthouse cross ornament from their yard.

OTHER THEFT

• An officer was called just before 10 a.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue to take a report that groceries had been stolen and alcohol was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An 18-year-old Centralia resident was arrested yesterday in connection with a $775 cell phone stolen while its owner’s son had it while swimming at the Adna trestle the day before. Mikel J. Herren was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree theft and possession of stolen property, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

FRAUD

• An individual contacted Centralia police yesterday from the 1000 block of Swanson Drive to report that someone in California had opened a credit card account using their name.

• An officer was called yesterday to Providence Centralia Hospital to take a report that someone had used a false identity when they received care. A victim was billed for services, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• A jewelry box was stolen from a vehicle parked at the 700 block of Ham Hill Road in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 3:45 p.m. yesterday.

FROM THE COURTHOUSE

• A 20-year-old Chehalis resident was charged today for allegedly beating a person she suspected was a confidential police informant, punching the person in the face at least 10 times while her companion tore up and cut up the person’s clothing with a small knife. Charging documents say only it occurred in Lewis County sometime after Jan.1 of this year. Stevi L. Taylor was booked into the Lewis County Jail on Sunday night for what appears from the facility’s online roster to be a warrant for failing to appear in court on a misdemeanor theft case. Taylor has no felony convictions in her past but is now charged with intimidating a witness, an offense with a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. Charging documents state the incident occurred when drug detectives set up a controlled buy operation for an informant to purchase heroin from Taylor and her companion, and someone present saw a message on the person’s phone from a local drug detective. Her bail was set at $10,000. Her arraignment is tomorrow in Lewis County Superior Court.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, misdemeanor assault, probation violation, driving with no license; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, collision on city street, someone spotted going to bathroom in bushes behind park and ride  … and more among 163 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
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AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police reported a green 1993 Honda Accord was stolen yesterday but later recovered, in a case associated with a location on the 2800 block of Russell Road.

• Chehalis police were called about 4 p.m. yesterday to the 1500 block of North National Avenue where they learned a maroon-colored 1999 Honda Accord was missing. Its owner had loaned it to a relative, but when it was returned, its keys were left inside, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were contacted yesterday by an individual who reported they discovered purchases were made on their credit card in Arizona totaling $532, and suspected their account was compromised when recently in Las Vegas, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

GRAB AND GO

• A deputy was called yesterday evening after an individual swimming near the Adna trestle saw three males steal the iPhone belonging to his mother, and saw them take off in a dark blue Honda-type car, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is $775, according to the sheriff’s office.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 7:10 p.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl on the 400 block of East Chestnut Street in Centralia. Five dollars in change was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A phone charger and two CD’s were stolen in a vehicle prowl at the 600 block of South Diamond Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police just after 4 p.m. yesterday.

• Police were called about 11:30 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 1700 block of South Gold Street in Centralia. An interlock device was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• A 59-year-old Chehalis area man reported that sometime between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. yesterday, somebody broke seven windows out of two of his vehicles at the 200 block of U.S. Highway 12, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, obstructing, failure to transfer title; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, third-degree theft, malicious mischief, protection order violation, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 176 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, August 1st, 2016
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BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called at 8:47 a.m. yesterday for a residential burglary at the 1100 block of F Street. The Centralia Police Department reported a cell phone was taken.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called about 8:45 a.m. on Saturday about a burglary to a garage on the 100 block of Southeast 16th Street. Golf clubs were taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• A deputy responding about 11 a.m. yesterday for an abandoned vehicle found at the 2200 block of Foron Road in Centralia subsequently learned it had been stolen from the 1000 block of North Scheuber Road sometime since 11:30 the night before. Missing from the 1996 Honda Accord was its stereo and an intake filter, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• An individual who accidentally left his keys in his car after he washed it called Chehalis police about 6:10 a.m. on Saturday after discovering it missing from the 300 block of Southeast Canyon Drive. It was found about 7:20 a.m. today near 10th and McFadden, minus its stereo, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 7:30 p.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl on the 200 block of John Street in Chehalis.

• Chehalis police were called to the 1000 block of Southeast Adams Avenue about 9:15 a.m. on Saturday for a vehicle prowl that occurred during the night. Among the missing items were the registration, insurance information and clothing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

OTHER STUFF

• An officer responded to an anonymous 911 call about 5:50 p.m. on Saturday that a male was beating up a dog on Rice Road found there was no issue with the dog, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• A deputy responding about 7 p.m. yesterday to the 100 block of U.S. Highway 12 where a mother reported finding heroin in her adult daughter’s purse ended up arresting a 24-year-old woman from Pasco. Miranda R. Lynch was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A deputy dispatched about 11:50 a.m. yesterday to the 12000 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Packwood for a female acting “out of the ordinary” checked on her and ended up arresting her for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Suspected meth was found in the purse of Jaqueline L. Broten, 46, of Aberdeen, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• A 40-year-old Winlock woman picked up on a warrant on Saturday was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine when a search of her person turned up a glass pipe that field tested positive, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy contacted Janelle L. Butterfield about 11:45 a.m. at the 1400 block of Northwest Kerron Avenue and booked her into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’ office.

• A traffic stop about 8:45 p.m. on Friday at the 1400 block of South Scheuber Road and an arrest for driving with a suspended license led also to an arrest for possession of methamphetamine. Brian J. Haugen, 22, from Centralia, was found with a glass pipe and a clear plastic bag containing a crystal substance, according to  the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 1:25 a.m. on Saturday to Southwest Fourth Street off of Market Boulevard after someone threw a rock through the rear window of a parked vehicle. No arrest was made, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BURNING BARK

• Firefighters called at 9:10 a.m. yesterday for a large burning pile of bark at a landscaping business on the 1300 block of West Reynolds Avenue in Centralia were able to quickly knock down the flames, according to Riverside Fire Authority. The property representative arrived on scene and used an excavator to open the pile up and confirm that the fire was out, according to Fire Capt. Erik Olson. They’re not sure what started it but such piles can generate enough heat to combust on their own, according to Olson.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A bicyclist was taken to the hospital to be evaluated after traveling the wrong direction on Cascade Avenue just before 3 p.m. yesterday and colliding with a vehicle at Park Street and North Market Boulevard in Chehalis.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, harassment, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, third-degree theft, malicious mischief, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, attempted theft of cartfull of groceries, a box of what looked like cell phone and electronics found near a bus stop that turned out to be trash … 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. today.

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Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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SINGLE-VEHICLE WRECK U.S. 12 OAKVILLE

• A 68-year-old driver was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle this morning after his car wrecked off U.S. Highway 12 about two miles west of Oakville, according to the Washington State Patrol. Don J. Scott of Aberdeen was headed west when his Mercury Marquis crossed over the oncoming lane, traveled over an embankment and struck a tree, according to the state patrol. Troopers were called about 8:40 a.m. and are investigating the cause of the crash.

TWO-VEHICLE COLLISION U.S. HIGHWAY 12 OAKVILLE

• Two people from Shelton were taken to the hospital after their Subaru Outback struck a cargo trailer being towed by a pickup truck that came into their lane on U.S. Highway 12 about two miles west of Oakville today. Troopers called about 12:50 p.m. to the scene cited the driver of the 2014 Ford F150 with second-degree negligent driving, according to the Washington State Patrol. The investigating trooper indicated David F. Moen, 73, from Albany, Oregon, was westbound, fell asleep at the wheel, ran into the ditch, overcorrected and crossed into the eastbound lane. Moen and his passenger were reportedly uninjured. But the 88-year-old driver of the Subaru and his 77-year-old passenger were taken to Summit Pacific Hospital, according to the state patrol.

TWO VEHICLE CRASH U.S. HIGHWAY 12 PACKWOOD

• One person was hurt when a Jeep stopped for an elk on U.S. Highway 12 in Packwood and was rear ended by a pickup truck. The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee was able to be driven from the scene and its driver Nicole J. Beaudoin, and its passenger, Paul E. Knollman, both 35 years old and from Seattle were reportedly unhurt, according to the Washington State Patrol. The driver of the 2011 Ford F150 pickup, Ignacio L. Sanchez, 59, from Yakima, was issued citations for following too closely and not having insurance, according to the state patrol. His 25-year-old passenger, Jessica V. Jimenez, also from Yakima, was transported to Morton General Hospital, the investigating trooper reports. The vehicles were westbound about 9:45 p.m. on Friday when it happened.

MISSING MOWER

• Centralia police were called at about 10:30 a.m. yesterday about a lawn mower missing from the 1800 block of Van Wormer Street.

CAR PROWL SUSPECT CAUGHT

• A male juvenile was arrested and booked for vehicle prowl in an early morning case yesterday associated with the 1100 block of Woodland Avenue in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, harassment, probation violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, third-degree theft, malicious mischief, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 323 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.