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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Updated at 5:08 p.m.

TOLEDO PEDESTRIAN SERIOUSLY INJURED

• A 32-year-old Toledo man was airlifted from Providence Centralia Hospital to St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma with a possible head injury after an encounter with a pickup truck early Sunday morning at the 100 block of Mulford Road near Vader. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the circumstances of what occurred. Deputies responding about 1:30 a.m. yesterday learned the victim had opened the passenger door of the Chevrolet S110 pickup in which his significant other was a passenger and the truck sped away, but when it stopped about 200 feet later, witnesses saw the victim was laying on his back unconscious, according to the sheriff’s office. Witnesses didn’t see how he ended up on the ground though, according to Chief Deputy Dusty Breen. Breen said the truck was being driven by a 50-year-old Vader man and deputies were told the victim and his significant other had been recently going through relationship “issues.”

BURGLARY

• Two boys questioned after a residence was ransacked on the 600 block of B Street in Vader yesterday reportedly said they thought the house was abandoned and it was okay to go inside, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Friends of the 27-year-old homeowner had arrived about 2 p.m. and found items damaged, including two televisions and a glass table top, and items missing, such as a paint sprayer, according to the sheriff’s office. A neighbor reported seeing two people riding away on bicycles, pulling a wagon between about 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. The total loss is more than $1,000, Breen said. The suspects are Vader residents, ages 10 and 14, according to Breen. The case will be forwarded to prosecutors for evaluation of charges of second-degree burglary.

• An apartment on the 700 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia was broken into overnight, according to a report made to police about 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.

YARD THEFT

• Centralia police were called just before 11 a.m. yesterday following the discovery a a hot tub cover had been stolen during the night from a fenced yard on the 2200 block of North Tower Avenue.

BUSINESS BREAK-IN

• Chehalis police were called about 7:10 a.m. on Sunday by someone who found the front door to a business pried open at the 300 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue. Nobody was inside and nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were contacted just after 1 p.m. yesterday regarding a green 1996 Honda Accord stolen from the 200 block of West Plum Street. It was recovered later in the day in Tumwater, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday after a white 2001 Harley Davidson Fat Boy Softail motorcycle was stolen from the 2400 block of Seward Avenue in Centralia.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 6:35 a.m. today to the 1000 block of H Street to take a report that sometime during the night someone stole vehicle batteries, damaging the cables.

• An air compressor and staple gun were stolen from a vehicle on the 1800 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 4:25 a.m. today.

• Centralia police were called about a vehicle prowl at the 200 block of South Silver Street about 9:40 a.m. on Friday. A back pack and money were stolen during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FAKE MONEY

• Chehalis police were called to the 1600 Block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue about 12:30 p.m. yesterday following the discovery of three counterfeit $50 bills.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called just before 11 a.m. on Friday by an individual who reported they were following a group of teens who smashed pumpkins at Eighth Street and Cascade Avenue in Chehalis.

OTHER ARREST

• A 55-year-old homeless man was arrested for interfering with a healthcare facility after police were called just before 3 a.m. on Saturday to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road. Randy W. Hausinger was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called to Green Hill School on the 300 Block of Southwest 11th Street about 11:40 a.m. on Friday to take a report that an 18-year-old student-inmate had allegedly taken a swing at an employee after taking an item off a food cart when he was not supposed to, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 24-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for and outstanding warrant and then for possession of methamphetamine following contact with police about 5:30 a.m. yesterday at the 1200 block of Alder Street in Centralia. Briget J. Parker, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A traffic stop of an erratic vehicle at the northbound Interstate 5 exit 77 offramp about 4:45 a.m. on Friday led to the arrest of two people for outstanding warrants and possession of heroin, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Booked into the Lewis County Jail were  Brian L. West, 33, of Lacey and Jamie L. Chesterfield, 24, of Yelm, according to the sheriff’s office. A case for possession of a dangerous weapon is being referred to prosecutors in connection with West, because of a spring-blade knife that was found, Chief Deputy Breen said.

CAR CATCHES FIRE

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious vehicle fire that occurred about 5:20 a.m. on Saturday at the 900 block of Muller Road near Pe Ell. Deputies arriving about 6:30 a.m. were told the property owner heard a loud bang, looked outside and saw the car burning, according to the sheriff’s office. The 2007 Dodge Caliber being stored there for a 70-year-old man who moved to Kansas, had not run in about two years and did not have a working battery, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, October 20th, 2017
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AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 10:15 a.m. yesterday regarding a red 1997 Honda Accord stolen from the 100 block of Virginia Drive. It has a license plate of BCS 6795, according to the Centralia Police Department.

•  A white 1991 Honda Accord with black wheels was stolen from the 700 block of H Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 9:25 a.m. yesterday It has a license plate reading BAE 9021, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• An Apple iPad was reported stolen from a home on the 1400 block of Johnson Road in Centralia about 1:35 p.m. yesterday.

• Centralia police were called about 10:25 a.m. yesterday to a residence on the 1200 block of South Scheuber Road to take a report a laptop computer was stolen.

• The theft of medication from a residence on the 2200 block of Eureka Avenue in Centralia was reported just after 9 a.m. yesterday.

SLIGHT SCUFFLE

• A 58-year-old homeless man hanging around outside a bank on the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue yesterday allegedly resisted when contacted by an officer and was arrested for third-degree assault after a slight scuffle with the officer, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Police called to the area at 1 p.m. yesterday booked Henry T. Baker into the Lewis County Jail. A case for second-degree trespassing was to be referred in connection with the incident, according to police. Prosecutors today declined to file the felony charge.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, third-degree theft, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, trespassing, harassment, civil issue, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances … and more among 175 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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CUSTOM FLATBED TRAILER DISAPPEARS

• Chehalis police were called just after 2 p.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of North National Avenue where sometime during the previous three days someone stole a homemade 1992 triple-axle flatbed trailer. It has black and white wheels and is valued at $4,000, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

WINLOCK GARAGE BURGLED

• A deputy was called yesterday evening to the 200 block of Awmiller Road in Winlock where someone had stolen a set of golf clubs and other equipment from a garage sometime since mid-August. Possible evidence was found of forced entry, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is estimated at $500, according to the sheriff’s office.

THIEF CAUGHT ON CAMERA

• Multiple items were stolen from an employee locker at the 400 block of West Walnut Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 4:30 p.m. yesterday. A suspect was seen committing the theft on security cameras, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 9:30 p.m. yesterday about a possible vehicle prowl at the 1500 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

LIGHTING LIFTED

• Centralia police were called about 4:45 p.m. yesterday on a report that two males riding bicycles had stolen outdoor lighting from the 500 block of North Pearl Street.

UNWELCOME VISITOR

• Centralia police were called to the 200 block of East Chestnut Street just before 11 a.m. yesterday where a 56-year-old homeless man allegedly assaulted multiple residents who were forcing him to leave a residence after he refused the homeowner’s demands to get out. Orval L. Chancy was arrested for first-degree burglary and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT OF BREAKFAST

• A 20-year-old homeless person who allegedly began eating a continental breakfast intended for paying guests at a hotel on the 1200 block of Alder Street in Centralia was arrested after police were called about 9:35 a.m. yesterday. Centralia police say Jesse M. McCracken had previously been trespassed from the business and so he was arrested for second-degree burglary and booked into the Lewis County Jail.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, shoplifting, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 149 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Updated at 5:35 p.m.

BURGLARY VADER

• A deputy responded about 9:50 p.m. yesterday to the 400 block of Annonen Road in Vader where a woman reported someone had broken in sometime after 8:45 a.m. and stole a large amount of jewelry. The loss is estimated at $4,600, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. There is a “person of interest” in the case, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

THEFT CENTRALIA

• A deputy was called yesterday by a 60-year-old Chehalis man who reported his portable saw mill set up on property on the 2600 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia had been stolen. It was last seen on Friday and is valued at $10,000, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Missing too is a 40 hp Volkswagen engine, a 30-inch main saw and two 20-inch edge saws, according to the sheriff’s office.

• An individual reported money missing from her room yesterday at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

INVESTIGATION

• Chehalis police were called just before 11 a.m. yesterday because someone had possibly gone inside someone’s residence at the 300 block of Southwest Third Street. The incident is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 6:40 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 100 block of Northeast Terrace Road in which someone got inside an unlocked vehicle and stole a backpack, four to five pairs of sun glasses and four wireless personal headphones.

• Chehalis police were called about 4:20 p.m. yesterday and told someone had removed items from a car while it was parked at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

• An individual reported yesterday the attempted theft of a flood light bar from the roof of his vehicle while it was at the 900 block of Johnson Road in Centralia.

• Chehalis police were called just after 9 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 400 block of Northeast Jefferson Avenue. Removed from a vehicle which possibly had been left unlocked were three jackets and an MP3 player, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• Three people were arrested yesterday after allegedly shoplifting alcohol from a store on the 500 block of South Tower Avenue and one of them was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officers called about 3:10 p.m. booked Maria Y. Adams, 31, of Rochester, into the Lewis County Jail for possession of a controlled substance, according to police. Dustin M. Hansen, 33, of Oakville, was booked for third-degree theft and Nathan S. Page, 27, of Centralia, was arrested for third-degree theft and then released pending court, according to police.

• Bail was set at $250,000 today for a 43-year-old Rochester man arrested yesterday by detectives with the Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration in a parking lot in Thurston County and then charged in Lewis County Superior Court with three counts of delivery of methamphetamine. Terry M. Munsell allegedly sold meth to a confidential source between Aug. 1 and yesterday, twice in Lewis County and once in Thurston County, charging documents state. He was picked up on a trip permit violation yesterday, Lewis County Deputy Prosecutor Joel DeFazio said. DeFazio told the judge he was informed by detectives just prior to the afternoon bail hearing, a federal indictment has just come down for Munsell as well. Charging documents relate information about a case now pending in Thurston County Superior Court stemming from a September visit by JNET to Munsell’s residence in Rochester, where they allegedly seized more than an ounce of heroin and two firearms, one of which was stolen. Munsell is a convicted felon and prohibited from having guns, according to the documents. He was booked into jail in Thurston County for those circumstances, but bailed out on a $25,000 bond. His arraignment is scheduled for Oct. 26 in  Lewis County Superior Court.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Mateo Antonio Gonzalez, 24, of Shelton, was arrested last night for hit and run and driving under the influence after he allegedly struck a parked trailer at the 600 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia and then drove off. Officers responding about 11 p.m. booked him into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 51-year-old Cinebar man was arrested for driving under the influence and fourth-degree assault yesterday afternoon after he was pulled over following calls about a possible DUI headed east on U.S. Highway 12 from Interstate 5 to the Mossyrock area. Cleve D. Allison had allegedly been hitting his passenger and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving without required ignition interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, harassment, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor assault … and more among 147 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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AUTO THEFT

• A stolen vehicle from Portland was recovered unoccupied about 7:15 p.m. yesterday at Reynolds Avenue and North Pearl Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police were called to the 800 block of South Gold Street about 1 p.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of two chainsaws.

CAR PROWL

• A power converter and a spare key were reported stolen from a vehicle at the 600 block of South Diamond Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 3:10 a.m. today.

• Centralia police were called about 9:30 a.m. yesterday about the theft of gas from a vehicle at the 1100 block of West Main Street.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called just before 10 a.m. yesterday about a tire on a vehicle being “punched” at the 200 block of Southeast Park Hill Drive.

DRUGS

• A 46-year-old Centralia man was arrested after an officer was notified about 7:18 p.m. yesterday of a fight in a parking lot along the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue and contacted a man who had an outstanding warrant. A search of Jeremy L. Boggess incident to his arrest turned up a a pipe which field-tested positive for methamphetamine, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Boggess was booked into the Lewis County Jail for his warrant and for possession of a controlled substance, according to police. The alleged victim from the suspected fight didn’t want charges pursued, police said.

UNWANTED PICTURE

• An individual called Chehalis police yesterday morning after receiving a text with a nude photo from an unknown person.

STINKY SMELL

• A person called Chehalis police from the 1200 block of Northwest State Avenue yesterday morning to complain that their customers were complaining of a bad odor from a marijuana facility.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• One person was hurt and two cars were totaled in a three-vehicle accident this morning on state Route 6 just west of Chehalis. Troopers called to the scene near milepost 50 at 6:20 a.m. report a Toyota 4Runner and a Toyota Corolla station wagon were stopped because a semi truck was blocking the roadway and and the 45-year-old driver of a Honda Accord was unable to stop in time, striking one car and pushing it to the other. Sahib Singh, 45, from Chehalis, was injured and transported to Providence Centralia Hospital and his Honda was impounded, according to the Washington State Patrol. Singh was to be issued a citation for following too closely, according to the state patrol.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, hit and run, probation violation, driving with suspended license, misdemeanor domestic assault, violation of anti-harassment order; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, harassment, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 156 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Updated at 6:12 p.m.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 26-year-old man was arrested for attempting to elude after failing to stop for a deputy who tried to pull him over, and then jumping out of his vehicle, which rolled into a light pole early yesterday morning. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports it was about 4:35 a.m. when the deputy was traveling southbound on the 1500 block of Gold Street in Centralia and spotted the man’s vehicle heading northbound in the same lane. The vehicle reportedly pulled into a parking lot and then headed south, before the driver jumped out, according to the sheriff’s office. The suspect, James L. Mead was taken into custody and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to Chief Deputy Dusty Breen.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Centralia police were called just before 2 p.m. yesterday to a business on the 900 block of South Gold Street where someone had forced their way inside and stole cash and negotiable documents.

• An officer was called to a home on the 600 block of M Street in Centralia on Saturday morning to take a report of the theft of jewelry.

• An ATV and tools were stolen from a garage at the 900 block of L Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 1 p.m. on Friday.

• Centralia police were called to the 3000 block of Russell Road in Centralia about 10:50 a.m. on Friday where cash was reported stolen from a drop box.

• Chehalis police were called on Friday to take a report of theft from a storage unit on the 1900 block of Northeast Kresky Avenue. Among the property missing are suitcases and clothing totaling about $2,000, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called on Friday by an individual who reported the theft of a small purse containing identification, a credit card and a cell phone on Oct. 7 from the 300 block of Southwest 16th Street.

FROM THE COURTHOUSE

• Prosecutors today charged a 24-year-old Centralia man with offenses related to allegedly being found with pouches containing 60 grams of methamphetamine and 40 grams of heroin when he was picked up on a warrant on March 22. Gabriel Escamilla Jr. allegedly stated he was willing to “work with law enforcement” but his cooperation was sparse at first and then dwindled to nothing, according to charging documents. The court documents allege that on July 26, when Escamilla was arrested again, at Wal-Mart, on another Department of Corrections warrant, he was found to have with him suspected heroin, numerous clean baggies, a scale, a methamphetamine pipe with residue, $320 in his wallet and a fake $100 bill. He was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with two counts of possession of heroin with intent to deliver and two counts of possession of methamphetamine. His bail was set at $10,000. Escamilla was already being held in the Lewis County Jail since Aug. 28, when his vehicle was pursued by an unmarked law enforcement vehicle and Escamilla fled, then lost control slamming into the carport of a residence at the 600 block of Woodland Avenue in Centralia.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, shoplifting, resisting arrest, probation violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, misdemeanor domestic assault, third-degree malicious mischief, minor in possession and/or consumption of alcohol; responses for alarm, fraud, dispute, civil issue, shoplifting, harassment, vehicle collision, fighting in public, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, violation of no contact order … and more among 418 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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CORRECTION: This post has been updated to reflect the correct charges filed against Gabriel Escamilla Jr.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, October 13th, 2017
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CAR PROWL

• Centralia police took a report from the 200 block of West Hanson Street yesterday that sometime during the night someone broke into a vehicle and stole a wallet and the gear shift knob.

• Two dollars worth of change was stolen from a vehicle at the 1000 block of West Walnut Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 8:40 a.m. yesterday.

• Police were called for a vehicle prowl at the 1800 block of Westside Court in Centralia just before 8:30 a.m. yesterday. Taken was $30 in change and a garage door opener, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 8:30 a.m. yesterday for an attempted vehicle prowl at the 800 block of West Plum Street. The car’s alarm system scared the suspect away, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• An officer was called just before 2 p.m. yesterday to the 100 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia where an individual reported a customer purchased jewelry with a credit card the customer was not authorized to use. This case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 52-year-old woman detained for alleged shoplifting at the 1700 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue about 12:25 p.m. yesterday was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance when a plastic bag with a white crystal substance she had tested positive for methamphetamine, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Wendy L. Payne, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A 36-year-old Olympia man was arrested yesterday after allegedly attempting to steal a computer from the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue and then also being found with suspected methamphetamine on him. Police called about 11:50 a.m. located a suspect across the street. Steven V. Morgan, from Olympia, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and also for retail theft with special circumstances, according to the Chehalis Police Department. It was believed he used a key that bypassed a retail security device, according to police. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

HEAVY SHOPLIFTING

• A 38-year-old man from Kent was arrested after he allegedly tried to leave a retail store with a cart-full of more than $2,000 worth of merchandise yesterday. Officers called about 4:50 p.m. to the 1700 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue were told he abandoned the cart and got into a vehicle. Police contacted a suspect as the vehicle was driving away and arrested Andy Kim for second-degree theft and for second-degree burglary, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Kim was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vandalism, trespass, vehicle collision, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances … and more among 135 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Updated at 3:01 p.m.

DRUGS

• An inmate at the Lewis County Jail allegedly in possession of prescription medication was arrested for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act early this morning. A deputy responding about 3:45 a.m. today re-booked Aaron T. Sjoblom, 40, of Winlock, into the jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 34-year-old Ethel resident found to have an outstanding warrant after a deputy responded to a report of a suspicious person early this morning ended up being arrested for possession of heroin. The deputy at about 12:40 a.m. was at first directed to the area of the 100 block of Leonard Road and eventually came across Timothy J. Nielson at state Route 508 near Coulson Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Nielson was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 32-year-old Centralia man who allegedly punched his girlfriend was arrested yesterday for fourth-degree assault and then allegedly found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Officers responding about 3:25 p.m. to the incident associated with the 400 block of West Main Street in Centralia booked Jeff D. Prindle into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ASSAULT

• The Centralia Police Department reports this morning that yesterday an officer took a report from a 58-year-old Centralia woman that she was assaulted on Monday night by an “unknown Hispanic male” in his 30s who punched her in the face and broke her jaw. The case is associated with a location on the 1000 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BURGLARY

• Centralia police called about 3:45 p.m. yesterday about someone breaking into a residence on the 2500 block of Howard Avenue and developed a suspect based on video surveillance, according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect, William J. Brown, 28, a homeless person, was subsequently located by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office and booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree burglary, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MISSING MONEY

• A victim reported yesterday the theft of money from her room that occurred sometime last week at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about noon yesterday to take a report that a black 1997 Honda Accord had been stolen during the night from the 3000 block of Russell Road. The vehicle was later found abandoned, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 4:10 p.m. yesterday to the 600 block of South Gold Street where an individual reported that sometime during the night someone broke into his vehicle and stole fishing equipment.

• Police were called to the 600 block of Alder Street in Centralia about 9:40 a.m. yesterday where an individual reported that sometime overnight his vehicle was broken into and tools were taken.

• Chehalis police were called just before 9 a.m. yesterday when an individual reported the theft of tools from a tool box in the back of his truck while it was parked at the 1000 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue.

• A 34-year-old Centralia man was arrested after he was allegedly caught breaking in to several railcars in the area of the 100 block of East Sixth Street in Centralia yesterday morning. Miguel A. Palermo-Vasquez was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree burglary, according to the Centralia Police Department. Prosecutors today declined to file the felony charge.

MAN ON PORCH

• A 46-year-old homeless person was arrested early this morning after he was discovered sitting on a couch someone else’s front porch at the 700 block of South Gold Street. An officer was called about 12:15 a.m. and Jeremy L. Boggess was arrested for second-degree trespass, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND FROM MORTON

• Morton police report they have been asked to conduct extra patrols in the area of the 200 block of state Route 7 following an Oct. 1 nighttime theft from a shop of various property totaling about $1,775.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, shoplifting, violation of no contact order, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, third-degree assault, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, disorderly person … and more among 167 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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POLICE: SENIOR THREATENS ROOMMATE WITH KNIFE

• A 74-year-old Centralia man was arrested yesterday after allegedly pulling a knife on his roommate and threatening to kill him. Officers called about 9:10 a.m. to the 200 block of East Chestnut Street arrested John C. Baker for second-degree assault and booked him in to the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

YOUNG MEN ASSAULT OLDER MAN

• Two Centralia men in their 20s who were reportedly observed shoving an older man to the ground about 9:40 p.m. yesterday at the 200 block of South Diamond Street in Centralia were arrested for fighting in public, according to the Centralia Police Department. Alex S. Jacot, 23, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police. Deaven M. Lawrence, 22, was cited and then released, according to police.

HOSPITAL VISITOR ARRESTED

• A 32-year-old Centralia man was arrested after police were called about 9:55 p.m. yesterday to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road where he had allegedly refused to leave the hospital and assaulted a security officer. Jason R. Ferris was booked into the Lewis County Jail for fourth-degree assault and also interfering with a health care facility, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called just before 5 p.m. yesterday to take a report from an individual on the 400 block of South Diamond Street that someone had come onto the porch and stole a pack of cigarettes.

• The theft of fuel from a residence on the 100 block of East Carson Street in Centralia was reported to police about 10:10 a.m. yesterday.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 5:50 a.m. today after a red 2000 Volkswagen Jetta was stolen from the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue. The car, which was being warmed up before it disappeared, has a license plate reading BDZ 4379, according to the Centralia Police Department. “This incident should serve as a reminder that leaving a vehicle running unattended is an excellent way to get it stolen and is also a violation of law punishable by an infraction,” Centralia police stated along with a brief summary of the incident.

• A truck canopy was stolen from the area of Field Avenue and South Gold Street but later recovered when it fell off of the would-be thieves’ vehicle as they attempted to drive away with it, according to a report made to Centralia police about 3:10 a.m. today.

DRUGS

• A 24-year-old Centralia woman arrested for disorderly conduct about 6 o’clock this morning at the 500 block of South Tower Avenue was then searched and found to have suspected meth, according to the Centralia Police Department. Briget J. Parker was then also arrested for possession of methamphetamine and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A 39-year-old Chehalis resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine when police called about 4:15 a.m. today for suspicious circumstances contacted a man on a bicycle at the 1600 block of South Market Boulevard and discovered he had an outstanding warrant. Patrick E.B. Ashley was was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A 26-year-old Chehalis man who turned himself in yesterday to the state Department of Corrections knowing he would be put in jail for approximately three days allegedly “secreted” unauthorized prescription medication which was discovered when he was booked yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Rodney S. Creech also brought Suboxone strips with him, according to the sheriff’s office. A deputy called over to the Lewis County Jail about 2:50 p.m. talked with Creech and booked him for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police called to the 800 block of Field Avenue about 6:15 p.m. yesterday took a report of blue spray painted graffiti on the school and damage to a staff member’s vehicle. The case with two 13-year-old boys as suspects is being referred to prosecutors for charges of third-degree malicious mischief, according to the Centralia Police Department.

LOST AND FOUND

• Chehalis police were contacted about 5:25 p.m. yesterday regarding found property at the theater on Northeast Hampe Way. The Chehalis Police Department is now in possession of a collection of wallets and purses left there, according to police.

AND MORE

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

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Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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EX-BOYFRIEND WANTED FOR ASSAULT WITH VEHICLE

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports today they are looking for a 44-year-old Toledo man who allegedly tried to hit his ex-girlfriend with a truck yesterday morning along the 4100 block of Jackson Highway. Deputies called about 9 a.m. yesterday spoke to the woman who said he was parked and waiting for her when she walked back from the store, she crossed the street to avoid him but he followed her into a parking lot where they argued. She said when her ex pulled out onto the highway, he swerved towards her and she was struck on the back of her shoulder by his mirror, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said if they are not able to locate the suspect, they plan to refer the case to prosecutors for a charge of first-degree assault.

TOO MUCH WEED

• A 36-year-old Toledo man was arrested yesterday when detectives visiting a trailer spotted him just getting up from lying down in the weeds nearby and discovered about three pounds worth of marijuana in the midst of getting trimmed from is branches. A detective found a pair of clippers and a tray of marijuana buds, according to court documents. Law enforcement also collected from inside the trailer marijuana in a dehumidifier and more hanging in a shower to dry, charging documents allege. The location is identified in court documents as on Pine Tree Drive. Jeramiah R. Wallace was booked into the Lewis County Jail and today was charged in Lewis County Superior Court with possession of a controlled substance. A judge set his bail with a $25,000 unsecured bond.

BREAK-IN RANDLE

• A deputy was called about 9:20 p.m. yesterday for a burglary at a residence on the 700 block of Silverbrook Road in Randle that occurred while the victim was away since Wednesday. He said all the windows and doors were still locked but he was missing two pellet guns, two 10-inch speakers and a speaker box, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

THEFT CENTRALIA

• Centralia police said this morning they are investigating the theft of a few pieces of “very valuable” jewelry from the 100 block of Cindy Road. The victim reported it to police just after 3 p.m. yesterday and has a suspect in mind, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police took a report about 4:20 p.m. yesterday regarding a ring stolen from a residence on the 2500 block of Kristine Court.

• Police were called about 9:15 p.m. yesterday to a business at the 1000 block of Ellsbury Street where they were told an unknown male got into a walk-in cooler not accessible to the public and stole a three-pack of beer.

BREAK-IN TOLEDO

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning they are investigating a burglary that occurred at the 100 block of Wallace Road in Chehalis in which a resident came home and discovered a ladder outside a bedroom window, which was open and it appeared someone searched through the room, stealing prescription medication. It happened on Saturday afternoon, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

THEFT CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called just after 4 p.m. yesterday to a location on Northwest Louisiana Avenue where an individual reportedly had walked out the door with a drone, a television and other items. No arrest was made,

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called just before 3 p.m. yesterday regarding a stolen vehicle located parked on Southwest Pacific Avenue.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation, driving with suspended license, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving without required ignition interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, suspected shoplifting, suspicious circumstances, disorderly person  … and more among 127 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Monday, October 9th, 2017
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ALLEGED GUN THREAT LANDS MAN IN JAIL

• A 37-year-old man was arrested last night after deputies responded to a call from a person who said his ex-wife was being threatened with a shotgun by her boyfriend at the 2200 block of state Route 6 east of Adna. When they arrived, Rockford H. Lang told deputies he’d been home alone all night, didn’t have a girlfriend, didn’t have a gun and denied any dispute, but deputies heard a female yelling “help” from his trailer, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office as related in court papers. The woman inside reportedly said Lang was upset abut her being on the phone, kicked at her and hit her in the face before grabbing what she thought was a shotgun and a box of ammunition and saying he was going to sleep in the truck and if she came out, he would kill her, according to charging documents. Deputies located two .22 caliber rifles, arrested Lang and booked him into the Lewis County Jail. He was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with felony harassment, unlawful imprisonment and two counts of first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. He is a convicted felon, according to prosecutors. Lang told the judge in court this afternoon it was all a big misunderstanding. The alleged victim indicated through his lawyer a similar sentiment. Judge Joely O’Rourke set his bail at $50,000 and ordered him to have no contact with the woman.

BURGLARY

• Chehalis police were called about 1:30 p.m. yesterday about a possible attempted burglary at the 10 block of Southwest 12th Street. Someone removed plywood from at least one window on a garage, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Someone stole a PlayStation and other electronics from a residence at the 1700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police just after 8 p.m. on Friday.

AUTO THEFT

• A vehicle reported stolen about 2:50 p.m. yesterday from the 1200 block of Lincoln Street in Centralia was later recovered in the King County area, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 2:45 p.m. on Saturday regarding a car missing from where it had been parked on the 10 block of Southwest William Avenue and are waiting for its owner to rule out that it may have been repossessed before taking a stolen vehicle report, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 1:05 p.m. yesterday to the 800 block of J Street to take a report that two RV batteries had been stolen from a travel trailer.

• Chehalis police responded to a second-hand report just after 11 a.m. on Saturday of a gun stolen from a vehicle. Officers are waiting to hear from the actual victim to take a report, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A steering column was damaged and a stereo stolen from a vehicle parked at the 100 block of West Third Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 1:50 p.m. on Friday.

FAKE NAME FAIL

• A 47-year-old McCleary resident who allegedly identified himself as another person when he was contacted by police about 9:15 a.m. yesterday at the 300 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia was arrested for identity theft, according to the Centralia Police Department. Richard D. York had an outstanding warrant he had hoped to hide and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

DRUGS

• Officers called to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road just before 2:30 a.m. today arrested a 19-year-old for minor in possession and/or consumption of marijuana. Evelyn Lopez-Martinez, of Centralia, was then released pending court, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 56-year-old man contacted by police for trespassing about 5 p.m. yesterday at the 400 block of Harrison Avenue was arrested for an outstanding warrant and also for possession of methamphetamine. Sheldon M. Moren, described by police as transient, but who resides in Chehalis according to his temporary defense attorney, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 27-year-old man was arrested for outstanding warrants and possession of methamphetamine when contacted by Centralia police in the area of the Timberland Library on South Silver Street at about 4:15 p.m. on Friday. Jacob D. Holmgren, a homeless person, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 29-year-old woman found to have an outstanding warrant when an officer responded to an approximately 12:20 p.m. call on Friday about a possible trespasser at a red-tagged house on the 200 block of Southwest 14th Street in Chehalis was booked into the Lewis County Jail where a small baggie of suspected meth was discovered, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Megan M. Murphy was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 30-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for driving under the influence after his vehicle allegedly left the roadway and collided with a street light pole at the 1000 block of West First Street in Centralia last night. Centralia police called about 10:15 p.m. stated this morning that Matthew T. Fauland-Nichols was arrested by the Washington State Patrol and booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• A 43-year-old Winlock man was arrested for driving under the influence in connection with an alleged hit and run collision at the 100 block of Carlisle Avenue in Onalaska reported at about 9:05 p.m. on Saturday. Wesley R. Pinion was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 20-year-old Doty resident was reportedly unhurt but taken for evaluation after a rollover collision on the 700 block of Leudinghaus Road reported about 3:15 a.m. on Saturday. The 2005 Ford F350 pickup was totaled and its driver, Michael J. Toepelt, was arrested for driving under the influence and  booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Centralia police called about 3:30 p.m. on Friday for a collision involving a pedestrian at Borst Avenue and Allen Street report they were told by the 12-year-old boy the car slid to a stop and it either bumped him or he stepped into it. The car then fled, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, hit and run, trespassing, third-degree theft, driving under the influence, reckless endangerment, protection order violation, driving with no license, driving with suspended license, misdemeanor domestic assault, third-degree malicious mischief, driving without required ignition interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, shoplifting, vandalism, harassment, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor theft, disorderly person  … and more among 436 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Friday, October 6th, 2017
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FAKE DRUGS AT GRADE SCHOOL

• Officers called about 3:40 p.m. yesterday to the 200 block of East Oakview Avenue in Centralia are investigating a suspicious circumstance at a school in which a juvenile reportedly brought several baggies of a white power substance claiming it was an illegal drug. The preliminary field test indicated it was not a controlled substance, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called at 6:35 a.m. today to take a report of the theft of a white 1990 Honda Civic from the 900 block of North Tower Avenue.

• A white Toyota pickup truck was reported to have been stolen sometime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. yesterday from the 1300 block of Ham Hill Road in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. It has a license plate reading B49061R, according to police.

• A 25-foot travel trailer valued at $26,000 was discovered missing about 8:30 a.m. yesterday from the 900 block of Pe Ell-McDonald Road. The 2008 Malibu Skyline was last seen on Sunday evening, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It appeared someone may have cut a chain link fence and also a padlock from the tongue of the trailer, according to the sheriff’s office. It has a license plate reading 2093VN, Deputy Chief Dusty Breen said.

MISSING TOOLS RECOVERED

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning that items stolen from a garage on the 200 block of Joppish Road in Centralia were recovered after it was discovered they were pawned on Sunday in the Lacey-area. The victim believed the 3000 watt inverter and 20-piece wrench set were stolen by a 22-year-old relative, according to the sheriff’s office. A case is being referred to prosecutors for charges of first-degree trafficking in stolen property and third-degree possession of stolen property

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD, ABOVE THE ROAD

• Police were called to the 2800 block of Russell Road in Centralia just before midnight for a collision in which a speed limit sign and a telephone pole cable were damaged but the motorist was gone. The Centralia Police Department intends to send a summons for hit and run to a 26-year-old Chehalis resident identified as a suspect, according to police.

• A case involving a 16-year-old boy was referred to Lewis County Juvenile Court for criminal trespassing after he was found on the top of a catwalk of railroad crossing arms at the 900 block of Centralia College Boulevard yesterday about 3:20 p.m., 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, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving without required ignition interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vandalism, harassment, trespassing, vehicle collision, scam phone call, counterfeit bills, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor theft, protection order violation … and more among 170 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 29-year-old Centralia woman was injured in a three-vehicle collision early this morning on state Route 507 northeast of Rainier in which the causing driver reportedly fled the scene on foot with a head laceration. Rosa E. Garcia-Escobar was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, according to the Washington State Patrol. Troopers called at 5:42 a.m. to the area near Manke Road determined that Garcia-Escobar – who was driving a Chrysler Sebring – slowed to make a left turn, and a Ford F250 pickup as also slowing. A white 1988 Ford Econoline van struck the pickup, which struck the Sebring, according to the state patrol. A 24-year-old Yelm woman who was behind the wheel of the pickup, Johanna R. Martin, was also hurt and taken to Providence St. Peter, the state patrol indicates. Martin’s 4-year-old passenger was reportedly uninjured. All three vehicles were impounded. Trooper Brook Bova tweeted later a K9 was deployed to track the van’s driver. The roadway partially closed for two and a half hours.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called to the 1900 block of Honeysuckle Lane about 7:35 a.m. yesterday to take a report that a computer and change were stolen from a home there.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 7:35 a.m. yesterday about the theft of a 1995 Honda car from the 200 block of North Railroad Avenue. It has a license plate reading AWD 2152, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police took a report of missing mail from the 200 block of West Oakview Avenue in Centralia yesterday afternoon.

BAD BILL

• Police were called about 11:35 p.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia where an individual attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill.

CAR PROWL

• A CD player was stolen out of a vehicle at the 900 block of B Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police just before 8 a.m. yesterday.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vandalism suspicious circumstances … and more among 160 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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PURSE SNATCHING

•  A Thurston County Sheriffs K9 unit was called in to help after a 22-year-old Centralia woman reported a white male in his 20s stole her purse off her shoulder and fled yesterday afternoon in Centralia. Officers called about 4:15 p.m. to the parking lot in the 500 block of Harrison Avenue learned a witness – a Centralia man – chased after the suspect and was able to recover the purse, according to the Centralia Police Department. The K-9 track was unsuccessful, according to police. The case is under investigation.

AUTO THEFT

•  A vehicle that had been reported stolen to the Chehalis Tribal Police was recovered abandoned in a parking lot at the 2500 block of Seward Avenue in Centralia about 7:30 a.m. yesterday.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called about 5:35 p.m. yesterday from an individual who reported receiving a call from his bank regarding a male attempting to cash a check on the victim’s account, according to the Centralia Police Department. The victim responded to the bank and was able to verify that the check was unauthorized, according to police. The case is under investigation.

OTHER THEFT

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning a deputy learned that a Honda E100 generator vanished from the 200 block of Stubb  Road in Onalaska on Sept. 20, between 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Deputies called about 12:35 p.m. yesterday for a rollover accident along the 500 block of Tauscher Road found a totaled 2016 Kia Soul in a field off the east side of the road and a driver who smelled “overwhelmingly” of intoxicants, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The driver, Ruby M. Sprayberry, 26, of Chehalis, was reportedly uninjured and was arrested for driving under the influence and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, protection order violation, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, misdemeanor theft, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances … 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.

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Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 8:45 a.m. yesterday to the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue where during the night a red 1998 Honda Civic had been stolen. The car has a license plate reading AYY 2010, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CARPORT PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 12:15 p.m. yesterday to the 1200 block of Marion Street where someone had stolen tools from a carport.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 9 a.m. yesterday to the 1900 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue where a Jeep Cherokee was broken into during the night. The passenger side window was broken, there was damage to the dash and various items were missing including a socket set and a fishing pole, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An LED light bar from the roof was missing as well, according to police.

• Centralia police took a report yesterday from the 1800 block of North Pearl Street that someone got into an unlocked vehicle over the weekend and stole a driver license, vehicle registration and a phone cord.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, reckless driving,  driving with no license, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, trespassing, civil issue, hit and run, shoplifting, vehicle collision,  misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances … 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.

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Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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WINLOCK RESIDENTS DISCOVER FIRE AT BEDTIME

• The resident had just gone to bed when he heard crackling in the walls, went outside and discovered a chimney fire at the 100 block of Creek Road in Winlock. Firefighters called about 9:45 p.m. yesterday found a suspected malfunction with the wood stove pipe caused fire in an exterior wall, according to Lewis County Fire District 15. “The home owner for the most part had it knocked down by the time we arrived,” Firefighter Patrick Jacobson said. Everything was contained to the wall, which had to be torn apart, Jacobson said. Jacobson said it’s a good reminder that this is the time of year to get chimneys inspected and/or cleaned.

AUTO THEFT

• A red 1986 Nissan Pulsar was reported stolen about 10:30 a.m. yesterday from the 3300 block of Fords Prairie Avenue in Centralia but was later recovered by the owner approximately two blocks away, according to the Centralia Police Department.

PORCH THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 11:50 a.m. on Saturday regarding the theft of packages from a porch on the 700 block of North Washington Avenue. They had contained medication and Ugg boots, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Police called about 3:35 a.m. today for vehicle prowl at the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia arrested two men for vehicle prowl. Robert W. Jones, 32, and Erik G. Spicer, 31, both of Napavine, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. Jones was also booked for possession of methamphetamine, according to police.

• Centralia police were called about 11:35 a.m. yesterday to the 800 block of North Pearl Street to take a report of the theft of a battery from a recreational vehicle.

• An amplifier and a subwoofer were reported stolen in a vehicle prowl at the 100 block of South Washington Street in Centralia, about 10:30 a.m. yesterday.

• Centralia police were called to the 100 block of Sunnyside Drive on Friday afternoon about the theft of RV batteries sometime during the previous month.

DRUGS

• A 29-year-old Chehalis woman who went to the Lewis County Jail on Friday in an attempt to retrieve items for someone who had been booked a few days earlier ended up being booked herself. Corrections officers said Ashely E. Howland had an outstanding warrant and when her backpack was searched, syringes with a dark brown liquid substance were located, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Howland was arrested for possession of heroin, according to the sheriff’s office.

EVICTED

• A 40-year-old person without a home was arrested yesterday about 10:15 a.m. when he was discovered living in a vacant house on the 1400 block of Delaware Avenue in Centralia. William F. H. Adams was arrested for first-degree trespassing and then released pending court, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 25-year-old Centralia man sustained minor injuries when his Chevrolet Camaro was totaled before he was arrested for driving under the influence early yesterday. A deputy responding about 1:45 a.m. to the 100 block of June Lane outside Centralia booked Spencer M. Churchill into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said the accident occurred about 11 p.m. on Saturday.

• A 22-year-old Napavine woman sustained minor injuries after she swerved to miss a deer and drove off the roadway at the 1000 block of Shorey Road on Saturday night. A deputy arriving just after 8 p.m. took note that her 2006 Chevrolet HHR sustained major damage, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. She was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital and cited for driving with third-degree driving with suspended license, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Four people were hurt when a pickup slowed for traffic northbound on Interstate 5 on Saturday near milepost 60 and a Nissan Sentra struck the center median and then the pickup from behind, according to the Washington State Patrol. Troopers called about 1:35 p.m. indicate the 36-year-old driver of the Sentra, from Portland, was cited for following too closely. His passenger, plus the driver of the Chevrolet Silverado, from Vancouver, and two other occupants of the Silverado, were all transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the state patrol.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, trespassing, probation violation, third-degree theft, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, protection order violation, misdemeanor  domestic assault, third-degree domestic malicious mischief, operating motor vehicle without required ignition interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, vandalism, shoplifting, vehicle collision, suicidal person, disorderly person, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, teenage driver doing doughnuts in parking lot … and more among 451 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

 

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Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Updated at 3:45 p.m.

FELONY ASSAULT

• Centralia police report they were called about 9:30 p.m. yesterday to the 1900 block of Honeysuckle Lane where a female reported being choked by a male at a residence after refusing to leave. The investigation is ongoing at this time, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called for a stolen car just before 7 a.m. today from the 10 block of Southwest Fifth Street. The dark green 1994 Honda Civic had been parked in front of the residence and the victim recalled hearing “something” outside about 6:20 a.m., according to the Chehalis Police Department. The driver’s side door is black, according to police.

• Centralia police were called about 10:30 a.m. yesterday to the 200 block of South Silver Street to take a report a red 1993 Honda Civic was stolen around 4 a.m. The two-door passenger car bears a license plate reading BFM 5567, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 4:40 p.m. yesterday regarding some missing medications at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road.

• Someone stole an antique milk jug from a yard at the 100 block of Southwest 16th Street in Chehalis, according a report made to police just after 8 a.m. yesterday.

DRUGS

• A 50-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with police about 2 o’clock this morning at the 1500 block of Lewis Street, according to the Centralia Police Department. A small plastic bindle was located on his person, according to police. Michael L. Keenan was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A traffic stop for excessive speed at about 1:30 a.m. today on Centralia Alpha Road near Oppelt Road led to an arrest for felony DUI. A deputy believed the driver was under the influence of intoxicants and arrested James G. Blunt, 51, of Mossyrock, for felony DUI because of previous driving under the influence convictions, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• Centralia police were called about 2:35 p.m. yesterday to a wreck on the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue where a maroon S-10 Blazer collided with the back of a stopped vehicle before fleeing the scene. One witness indicated it appeared the Blazer had been racing a yellow Mustang just prior to the incident taking place, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Two people were hospitalized with minor injuries after a two-vehicle collision in which a 74-year-old Centralia driver crossed the centerline at a corner and side swiped a car on Salzer Valley Road near Centralia-Alpha Road yesterday. A deputy called to the scene about 11:35 a.m. stated that the woman’s 2003 RAV4 and the Honda Civic both sustained major damage. The woman had a possible broken bone and the 36-year-old Chehalis man suffered hand lacerations, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The woman was issued an infraction, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 93-year-old Tenino woman who was a passenger in a 2016 Mini Cooper was injured when the car turned west onto the Moclips Highway and ran into a pickup truck sitting at a stop sign yesterday. The driver of the Mini Cooper, Sandi S. Hogben, 58, of Seattle, was hurt as well, according to the Washington State Patrol. It happened just before 1:30 p.m. at U.S. Highway 101, about 30 miles north of Hoquiam in Grays Harbor County. Dorothy M. Saunders, 93, and Hogben were both transported by aid to Community Hospital, according to the state patrol. The three occupants of the Dodge Ram pickup were reportedly uninjured. Both vehicles were totaled. The investigating trooper indicates Hogben was driving too fast.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, obstructing, trespassing, misdemeanor theft, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving with no license, violation of no contact order; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, shoplifting, vandalism, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 196 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Updated at 12:56 p.m.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Deputies responding to a two-vehicle accident just before noon yesterday at the 600 block of Winlock-Vader Road smelled the overwhelming odor of intoxicants from a driver who suffered broken bones in the wreck, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Kiann M. Meloche’s Honda Civic crossed the centerline striking a Subaru Legacy driven by a 74-year-old Winlock man, according to the sheriff’s office. Meloche, 43, of Ryderwood, was arrested for driving under the influence but not booked into jail because she was being treated at Providence Centralia Hospital, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. The other driver was reportedly uninjured. Both cars sustained major front end damage, Breen said.

MISSING CAR FOUND

• A Honda Civic believed to have been stolen from the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis about 11:30 a.m. yesterday turned up in Centralia later being driven by an acquaintance of its owner, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Centralia police were called just after 8 p.m. yesterday following the discovery that tools had been stolen from the back seat of a truck parked at the 1000 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia.

DRUGS

• A 42-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for two outstanding warrants and possession of methamphetamine after contact with police about 11:30 p.m. yesterday at the 300 block of Lowe Street in Centralia. Kimberly R. Iverson was booked into the Lewis County Jail,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police yesterday took reports of buildings tagged with graffiti on the 400 block of West Main Street and the 800 block of North Tower Avenue.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, trespassing, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vehicle collision, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, protection order violation, third-degree malicious mischief … 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.