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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Updated at 4:02 p.m.

DEAD MAN’S HOME BURGLED

• A deputy was called about 1:30 p.m. yesterday for a residential burglary on the 2000 block of Rice Road south of Chehalis where numerous valuables were missing from the caller’s deceased father’s home. Among the stolen goods are a Fender guitar, golf clubs, an HP laptop, a bicycle and several pieces of identification, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The theft occurred sometime since December, according to the sheriff’s office.

ENGINE COMPONENTS LIFTED

• An estimated $10,000 worth of engine parts were removed from an older car sitting in a business parking lot at the 500 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 9:45 .m. yesterday.

THREAT INSIDE COURTHOUSE

• A 60-year-old man was arrested yesterday afternoon by sheriff’s detectives for allegedly looking right at another individual and saying he would kill him, in the hallway outside Lewis County Superior Court. An anti-harassment order had been served earlier in the day on the suspect, Delbert L. Nichols, regarding the victim, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Nichols was booked into the Lewis County Jail for felony harassment, Capt. Curt Spahn said.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police are investigating after getting a call yesterday from a woman who has been victimized in a case related to fraudulent checks or bank account information used at the 1700 block of North National Avenue and possibly other stores. The loss is just over $1,000, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A Chehalis resident on the 400 block of Southwest William Avenue called police about 3:25 p.m. yesterday to report that his wallet had been stolen and fraudulent charges had been made using his bank card in Thurston County. A knife was missing as well, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

PORCH THEFT

• Chehalis police were called to the 600 block of Southwest William Avenue about 9:30 a.m. yesterday where a black car battery charger had been stolen from the front porch of a residence.

MISSING MAIL

• Mail was reported stolen late yesterday afternoon from the 200 block of North Oak Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• A 27-year-old Centralia resident whop allegedly was caught tagging private property at Pear Street and Washington Avenue in Centralia at about 5:40 a.m. today was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief. Jesse R. Bartley was booked into the Lewis County Jail,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 35-year-old Chehalis man pulled over just after 2 a.m. yesterday at the 2000 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia was found to be driving with a suspended license and then suspected methamphetamine was located in his wallet, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Jesse F. Bowen was arrested for possession of meth and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND FROM MORTON

• The Morton Police Department reported yesterday they arrested 49-year-old Robert J. Johnson, of Morton, for burglary on Saturday in a case involving a weed eater missing from the 200 block of Adams Avenue.

HELPING WITH WILDFIRE

• Lewis County Fire District 5 sent a crew of three on a brush truck out last night to assist with the Spartan Fire in Chelan County.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 53-year-old motorcyclist heading east on U.S. Highway 12 was hit by a vehicle entering the roadway from a parking lot just east of Interstate 5 last night. Troopers and aid called to the scene just before 8:30 p.m. found David Pariso, 53, from Olympia, was injured, according to the Washington State Patrol. He suffered trauma and was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital before being transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to Lewis County Fire District 5. The driver of the sport utility vehicle, Earl Miller, 41, of Toledo, was reportedly uninjured. Miller was cited for failing to yield, according to the state patrol. Fire Lt. Laura Hanson said it’s super important for motorists to keep an eye out for motorcycles on the road, especially during this nice weather.

AND MORE

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

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Updated at 2:57 p.m.

ARSON INVESTIGATION LEADS TO ARREST

• A 39-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for second-degree arson and second-degree burglary following an early morning fire that affected two sheds at the 200 block of U.S. Highway 12. Firefighters were called to the fire about 4 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The victim reported some information on social media that led to contact with a suspect in Astoria, according to the sheriff’s office. When Joshua L. Nichols returned to the area, he was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Capt. Curt Spahn said. The damage is estimated at $5,000.

ASSAULT WITH CROCHET HOOK

• A 59-year-old Centralia woman was arrested on Saturday for allegedly stabbing her sister in the hand with a crotchet needle, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies called about 12:20 p.m. to the 100 block of Sawall Avenue West booked Kim R. Keevy into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault, according to the sheriff’s office.

TARGET SHOOTER WOUNDED BY FIREARM

• Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies contacted about 1 p.m. on Sunday about a gunshot victim at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup learned that a 21-year-old man from Kent and his friend had been target shooting in the Mineral area, when he accidentally fired a round from a 22 caliber gun into his own right foot. The two drove to the hospital, according to the sherif’s office.

TWO BIT IN CANINE INCIDENT

• A Chehalis officer called just after 1 p.m. on Saturday to Southeast Fairview Avenue and Magnolia Drive for a male bit on the finger by a neighbor dog ended up getting bit on the arm by one of a pair of dogs. The officer used pepper spray and the dogs ran off, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The owner was asked to quarantine the animals until animal control could investigate, according to police. Both bites broke the skin, but only the officer went to the hospital to be checked out, according to police.

CIGARETTE ASSAULT

• Centralia police were called about 1:10 p.m. on Friday to a rehabilitation center on the 1300 block of Alexander Street where a 71-year-old Onalaska man allegedly tried to burn a health care worker with a cigarette. A case is being referred to prosecutors for a possible charge of second-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BAT ATTACK IN TOLEDO

• A 54-year-old Toledo woman was arrested after allegedly taking a baseball bat to two cars belonging to her neighbors on Friday. Deputies called about 7:35 p.m. to the 400 block of state Route 506 contacted Christi C. Law who had the bat in hand but dropped it when asked to do so, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The damage to the neighbor women’s Ford Taurus and Honda Civic is estimated at $1,200, according to the sheriff’ office. Law was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree malicious mischief, Capt. Curt Spahn said.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 9:50 a.m. on Friday about a 1989 Toyota Corolla stolen from the 1800 block of North Pearl Street which was discovered later abandoned by Tacoma police.

• A deputy took a report of the theft of a 19-foot Prowler RV trailer from an area along state Route 131 in Randle on Friday. It happened sometime during the previous three weeks, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

CAR PROWL

• Medication and a journal were reported stolen from a vehicle at the 2000 block of Borst Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police just before 7 p.m. on Saturday.

• Centralia police were called about 8:50 a.m. on Saturday for an overnight vehicle prowl at the 200 block of North Tower Avenue. A wallet was missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Medication was reported stolen from the 1100 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 11:40 p.m. on Saturday.

• Centralia police are investigating possible fraud on a credit card account associated with a location on the 2800 block of Russell Road which was reported on Friday afternoon.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report about 2:35 a.m. on Saturday of tires slashed on a vehicle at the 200 block of North Rock Street.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A woman was struck by a vehicle at low speed in the parking lot at Wal-Mart about 10:45 a.m. on Saturday and taken to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the Chehalis Fire Department.

• A 30-year-old Centralia man was arrested after reportedly crashing into three vehicles in Tenino following a pursuit that began about 3:40 a.m. today when a deputy attempted to pull over an erratically driven vehicle at the 1500 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports the vehicle headed north on Interstate 5 and exited at the milepost 88 interchange. Henry Herrera-Montealgre was taken into custody by the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office for driving under the influence, unlawful possession of a firearm and resisting arrest, sheriff’s Capt. Curt Spahn said. Lewis County plans to refer the case to prosecutors for charges of eluding and reckless driving, Spahn said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, misdemeanor assault, probation violation, protection order violation, reckless endangerment, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, malicious mischief; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, vehicle collision, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, dogs alone inside an otherwise empty parked vehicle … and more among 527 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Police pursuit ends in Tenino. / Courtesy photo by Thurston County Sheriff’s Office

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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BURGLARY

• A 27-year-old Randle man was arrested yesterday for first-degree trafficking in stolen property in connection with gold necklaces, heart-shaped pendants and a ring deputies learned he allegedly tried to sell to someone. The jewelry was taken in a June 15 burglary on Morris Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The valuables belonging to a 66-year-old woman were recovered, according to the sheriff’s office. Jacob A. Rowland was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

• Centralia police were called about an attempted burglary at the 900 block of Orton Street in Centralia last night. An officer responding to the approximately 8:35 p.m. call reports the front door to the home was damaged but entry was not made, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 2:45 p.m. yesterday for a burglary at the 300 block of Kearney Street. Multiple items were missing from the residence, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE THEFT

• A silver Chevrolet S10 pickup truck with matching canopy was stolen from its driveway in the 200 block of Uden Road East in Glenoma sometime between 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday and 7 o’clock yesterday morning, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called about 8 a.m. yesterday regarding malicious mischief to the interior of a residence at the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue. A prior tenant is suspected in the case, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police took a report just before 3 p.m. yesterday from the 2700 block of Borst Avenue that someone tossed a lit cigarette through a vehicle’s open window leaving a hole burned in the seat.

CENTRALIA HIGH SCHOOL NOTE WRITER LOCATED

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports it turned out the student who turned in a note purportedly found in a bathroom at Centralia High School admitted to being its author yesterday. It was a very vague message that contained what was potentially a threat about something occurring at the school yesterday morning, according to the sheriff’s office. The case is being referred to prosecutors for evaluation of a criminal charge for the disruption caused, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A car traveling the wrong way over the viaduct collided with a motorcyclist near East Summa Street and Kresky Avenue in Centralia this morning. The motorcyclist was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital for injuries, according to the Centralia Police Department. The wreck was reported at 5:50 a.m. and is under investigation, according to police.

• Centralia police report an officer responded about 1:40 p.m. yesterday for a collision between a school bus and another vehicle at Harrison Avenue and Alexander Street. No children were on the bus and no injuries were reported, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving with suspended license, third-degree malicious mischief; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, vandalism, vehicle accident, suspicious circumstances, dog alone inside an otherwise empty parked vehicle … and more among 174 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, June 22nd, 2017
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Customers relax in front of Napavine Starbucks after a vehicle crashes through the building’s glass. / Courtesy photo by Steven Hansen

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A van drove through the glass storefront of Starbucks in Napavine yesterday, coming to rest fully inside the building, according to Lewis County Fire District 5. Firefighter Brad Bozarth said nobody was injured, not even the driver. Firefighters were called to the scene at the 1200 block of Rush Road at 1:50 p.m. The crew helped remove hazards such as hanging shards of glass, Bozarth said. Police are investigating, he said.

CENTRALIA ROBBERY

• A 29-year-old Centralia man was arrested for first-degree robbery following a call about 8:15 a.m. yesterday associated with the 500 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia. Chad C. Bass, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

RANDLE CARPORT THEFT

• Three people allegedly caught in a Randle man’s carport trying to steal items such as copper piping, tubing and wiring were subsequently arrested yesterday for second-degree burglary and second-degree attempted theft. A deputy dispatched to the 12600 block of U.S. Highway 12 at about 10:40 a.m. was told by the victim he blocked in one of their vehicles, but the trio reportedly got a ride from a stranger, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle in which they were traveling was stopped and they were taken into custody, according to the sheriff’s office. Booked into the Lewis County Jail were Joseph A. Jones, 54, and Ashlie M. Nelson, 19, both from Orting and Sunni L. Stokes, 37, of Tenino, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

POWER PILFERING

• Centralia police are investigating following a report yesterday morning of the theft of electricity by someone who had connected to a utility pole at the 1000 block of G Street.

BAD BILL

• Centralia police were called to the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue at 3:20 p.m. yesterday where a customer attempted to use a counterfeit $50 bill. The subject claimed they had received it the day before as change from the store, according to the Centralia Police Department. The bill was taken as evidence, according to police.

PICKUP CATCHES FIRE

• Firefighters were called about 12:40 p.m. yesterday to a fenced area south of the Yard Birds Mall where a pickup truck with camper was burning. The vehicle was ruined, according to the Chehalis Fire Department.

THREAT AT HIGH SCHOOL DRAWS LAW ENFORCEMENT

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office placed extra personnel at Centralia High School today following the discovery yesterday of a “very vague note” referencing something happening at the school at 9 a.m. today. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said the law enforcement presence is to ensure everyone has a good last day of school.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, misdemeanor theft, driving with suspended license, violation of no contact order; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, unfounded report … and more among 142 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, June 21st, 2017
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VANDALISM INSIDE JAIL

• A deputy responded about 11 a.m. yesterday to the Lewis County Jail regarding a broken kiosk there. A review of video surveillance indicated a 37-year-old inmate from Olympia had caused the damage at about 2:30 p.m. the day before, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The case against Ryan K. Riedesel is being referred to prosecutors for malicious mischief, according to the sheriff’s office. The damage is estimated at $1,000, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

AUTO THEFT

• A black Acura Integra stolen in Chehalis was located about 7:30 p.m. yesterday at the 100 block of Wigley Road in Centralia. Engine components were removed, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

CAR PROWL

• A vehicle prowl was reported about 7:20 p.m. yesterday at the 1200 block of Alexander Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 37-year-old Centralia woman picked up on two outstanding warrants about 6:30 p.m. yesterday at the 1400 block of Johnson Road was also found to be in possession of heroin, according to the Centralia Police Department. Brandy J. Shea was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Police were called about 8:50 a.m. yesterday to the 1300 block of Northwest State Avenue where a semi truck hauling a piece of equipment had caught on power lines and pulled them down. The road was closed while Lewis County PUD made repairs and nobody was injured, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, resisting arrest, probation violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, dispute, suspicious circumstances, hit and run, third-degree theft, barking neighbor dog … 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. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, June 19th, 2017
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BEAR SPRAY VICTIM SEEKS HELP

• Centralia police were called at 6:20 p.m. yesterday to the fire department on the 500 block of North Pearl Street for a female who said she was bear sprayed by an unknown person. The investigation revealed she actually knew who had done it, but would not reveal who it was, according to the Centralia Police Department.

NURSE ASSAULTED

• A 36-year-old man from Aberdeen who allegedly assaulted a nurse at the hospital on the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia on Saturday afternoon was arrested for third-degree assault. Michael L. Hensley was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DOGNAPPING CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called to the 10 block of Southwest Pacific Avenue where a puppy was stolen from its cage on the porch on Saturday. The call came just before 10 p.m., but a relative said it had occurred about five hours earlier, according to police. The missing dog is about five weeks old and is a male black-tan-beige chihuahua with a white chest, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said.

AUTO THEFT

• The owner of a black 1995 Acura called police about 3:40 p.m. yesterday to report the car was missing from behind their residence at the 300 block of Southwest 14th Street in Chehalis. The vehicle has white after-market wheels, faded paint on its hood and has a doughnut-type spare tire installed on its right rear, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

TOOLS, EQUIPMENT MISSING FROM SHEDS

• A deputy responded yesterday to a report of a theft of about $2,000 worth of equipment from a maintenance shop of a business at the 2200 block of Centralia-Alpha Road outside Chehalis. It had occurred sometime between 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and 8:30 a.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Among the missing items are two Stihl weed eaters, two chainsaws and 20 gallons of gas, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A deputy took a report from the 200 block of Paradise Drive in Ashford about roughly $1,500 worth of power tools missing from a shop building, taken sometime between Tuesday and Friday, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning. Among the missing items are a power washer and a leaf blower, according to the sheriff’s office. There was no forced entry, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

PORCH PILFERING

• Centralia police were called to the 1000 block of K Street about 10:45 a.m. on Saturday to take a report of the theft of the contents from a delivery package.

YARD PILFERING

• A Honda lawn mower, reclining lawn chairs and several gardening tools were stolen from a back yard on the 500 block of South Gold Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 10:50 a.m. on Friday.

• Police were called about the theft of a hammock from the 500 block of South Gold Street in Centralia at about 8:20 a.m. on Friday.

BAD BILL

• Chehalis police were called about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue where an individual attempted to spend a counterfeit $100 bill. An officer spoke to the person and is trying to contact the individual who passed it along to him, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• A deputy contacted a 47-year-old man about 3 o’clock this morning at the Doty store on the 200 block of Stevens Road who had allegedly been walking in the area and looking at people’s houses and subsequently arrested him for possession of methamphetamine. James L. Louthan, from Aberdeen, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Centralia police are referring the case of a 47-year-old Centralia man to prosecutors for allegedly possessing illegal narcotics in a case from just after noon on Saturday associated with the 900 block of Long Road in Centralia.

• Centralia police arrested two men for possession of methamphetamine in a case associated with the 200 block of South Pearl Street from 3 p.m. on Friday. Daniel G. Church, 56, of Onalaska and Adam W. Dickerson, 43, of Centralia, were booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 19-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for driving under the influence following an approximately 2:15 a.m. call on Sunday about a single-vehicle collision on the 200 block of Penning Road outside Chehalis. There was no driver at the scene but a deputy contacted Jesus L. Lazo walking along on nearby state Route 6 and booked him into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstruction, driving with no license, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, misdemeanor assault, third-degree malicious mischief; responses for alarm, dispute, trespassing, suspicious circumstances, hit and run, vehicle collision, third-degree theft, runaway juvenile … and more among 471 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, June 16th, 2017
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BURGLARY

• A deputy responded about 3:10 p.m. yesterday to a residential burglary at the 100 block of Morris Road in Randle in which the victim returned home to notice items out of place and then discovered a jewelry box, hunting knives and family memorabilia were missing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A red Craftsman riding mower, an oxygen tank and an acetylene tank were stolen from the 300 block of Toledo-Vader Road sometime between May 31 and Saturday,  according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

IMPERSONATION ATTEMPT

• A 27-year-old Toledo man was arrested yesterday for identity theft after he allegedly gave someone else’s name as his own when contacted by a deputy. Darrell R. Jackson was wanted on an outstanding warrant and it turned out the person whose name he gave was also wanted, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The alleged deception was noticed when he was brought to be booked at the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said this morning. Jackson allegedly got upset and broke a pay phone in a holding cell. The initial contact came when a deputy stopped a vehicle at the 100 block of Bethany Lane in Winlock about 2:30 p.m. and arrested Matthew T. Johnson, 46, of Winlock, for driving under the influence. Jackson was a passenger, according to Breen.

ARREST

• A 43-year-old Chehalis woman who went to the Chehalis Police Department to pick up some of her belongings there yesterday afternoon was arrested for second-degree possession of stolen property related to alleged checks which did not belong to her, according to police. Jennifer L. Davis, was also wanted on an outstanding warrant and was booked into the Lewis County Jail. Prosecutors however declined to file the felony charge at this time.

AUTO THEFT

• A 2005 Chevy Impala that had been reported stolen from Oakville was recovered at the 300 block of North Railroad Avenue in Centralia at about 5:45 p.m. yesterday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• An officer was called to the 100 block of Pioneer Way in Centralia about 9:25 a.m. yesterday where an unknown person had broken out a car window and stolen a cell phone, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft, protection order violation  … and more among 134 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, June 15th, 2017
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SASQUATCH REPLICA MISSING

• Centralia police were contacted about 2:30 p.m. yesterday regarding the theft of a concrete Big Foot statue from a home on the 1600 block of Oxford Avenue.

GOLF CLUBS MISSING

• A deputy was called yesterday to investigate a burglary to a garage at the 1400 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia in which Craftsman tools and Tommy Armor golf clubs were taken. The loss is estimated at $1,260, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said the break-in occurred between May 15 and Monday.

SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT MISSING

• A security camera was stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Centralia College Boulevard, according to a report made to the Centralia Police Department just before 9 p.m. yesterday.

• A closed-circuit television camera was stolen from the outside of a building on the 10 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue, according to a report made to the Chehalis Police Department yesterday.

PUD SCAM

• A business on the 700 block of West Main Street reported to Chehalis police yesterday they’d received a call from someone pretending to be with Lewis County PUD and threatening to shut off their electricity. It was a scam, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ASSAULT ALLEGED

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning to Green Hill School to take a report of an incident that occurred a week earlier in which an 18-year-old student-inmate allegedly threw a game controller at a staff member.

THREAT ALLEGED

• Centralia police responded to a complaint of harassment yesterday from the 100 block of West Magnolia Street by issuing a summons to a 38-year-old Toledo resident. The episode involved allegedly threatening emails, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, probation violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, unfounded complaint, suspicious circumstances, third-degree theft … 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.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Updated at 5:26 p.m.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 5:35 a.m. today to the 900 block of B Street where an individual said someone broke into his garage during the night. It is unknown what was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation.

HARASSMENT

• Chehalis police were called about 2:30 p.m. yesterday to take a report of one juvenile harassing another juvenile via social media.

• Chehalis police were contacted about 3:15 p.m. yesterday about harassment involving juveniles.

CAR PROWL

• Several items were taken from a vehicle that was parked in the 600 block of G Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police at 10:10 a.m. yesterday.

OTHER THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 11:45 a.m. yesterday to take a report that a Seattle Times newspaper box valued at $500 was missing from the 1300 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

• Police responded to the 100 block of East Main Street in Mossyrock about 8:35 a.m. yesterday to a report of someone writing a fraudulent check to the store. The case is  pending the receipt of further information, according to the Morton Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Chehalis police and firefighters were called about 1:15 p.m. yesterday to the Twin City Town Center on Northwest Louisiana Avenue where a car pulling into a parking spot in front of an unoccupied business space accidentally struck the front glass entrance, leaving the driver shaken up, but not injured. It appeared her foot slipped onto the accelerator instead of the brake, according to the Chehalis Fire Department.

• Centralia police reported today they have referred the case involving a 24-year-old Centralia man for possible criminal charges, related to the car that was discovered upside down in China Creek on Sunday morning. Officers and firefighters responding just after 7 a.m. to the area near the 500 block of North Gold Street determined the vehicle was unoccupied and the wreck had occurred sometime during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department. Search dogs as well as a water rescue team were summoned to search the water and the banks but nobody was located, according to police. Officers were finally able to track down the owner of the vehicle, who admitted to being the driver. Police say that Colton C. McDonald told them his vehicle was unable to negotiate the S-curve and went off the road, rolling and landing on its top in the water, according to police. “Both he and his female passenger were able to get out of the vehicle and walked from the scene,” the police department stated in a press release. The passenger was later located and it was determined she had non-life threatening injuries, according to police. The case is still under investigation as speed and/or alcohol may be a contributing factor, according to police.

• A 37-year-old man was booked into the Lewis County Jail yesterday morning and charged today with three counts of second-degree assault in connection with an incident on Saturday night in which he allegedly rammed his vehicle into a vehicle occupied by his wife and two of her companions. Police called just before 8 p.m. to the 1200 block of Mellen Street in Centralia were told Bert A. Holmes had been arguing with his wife and she went inside the Chevron gas station while he was circling the location outside looking for her, according to charging documents. When she came out, she got into the backseat after the two asked her if she needed a ride out of the area and then Holmes allegedly drove over the curb, gunned his engine and struck their vehicle in the rear passenger area knocking it out of its parking spot, before fleeing, according to court documents. Lewis County Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer this after recounted an “alarming” number of previous convictions, with several involving domestic violence involving his wife. Meyer asked for and the judge agreed that bail should be set at $250,000.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, displaying falsified trip permit; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, civil issue, misdemeanor assault, suspicious circumstances … and more among 151 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, June 12th, 2017
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SCREWDRIVER ASSAULT

• A 35-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested after deputies responded to a 5 a.m. call on Saturday where a 43-year-old man from Lacey said the woman he was dating stabbed him with a screwdriver leaving him with injuries to his neck, arms and hand. Deputies arriving to the 100 block of Oyler Road in Ethel learned the couple had been arguing and the victim was able to get her off him, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was treated at the scene, according to the sheriff’s office. Amber R. Wilson-Delaney was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said this morning.

VEHICULAR ASSAULT

• Centralia police reported yesterday morning they were looking for a 37-year-old Chehalis man who allegedly rammed his vehicle into an occupied parked vehicle during a dispute at the 1200 block of Mellen Street. Officers called just before 8 p.m. on Saturday about the incident report the suspect fled the scene but his vehicle was later located and impounded.

TOY GUN ASSAULT

• Centralia police were called about 3:20 p.m. on Saturday when an individual reported that two teens confronted him and pointed a pistol at him at the 1300 block of Kayu Lane in Centralia. They then told him it wasn’t real and shot it in the air before fleeing  according to the Centralia Police Department. He thought maybe it was an Airsoft gun, according to police.

BURGLARY

• A residence in the 1100 block of E Street was reported to have been broken into yesterday and multiple items are missing. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Scott N. Edwards, 35 of Centralia, was arrested for damaging his girlfriend’s windshield of her car during a dispute at the 600 block of North Pearl Street which was reported at about 7 p.m. on Friday, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• Chehalis police were called about 6:15 p.m. on Friday to a report of someone slashing tires on a vehicle parked at the 100 block of Southwest McFadden Avenue.

OTHER STUFF

• Chehalis police were called about 10:30 a.m. on Friday and told that a woman in her 60s had pulled down her pants and urinated in front of the store on the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The arriving officer issued a warning, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police responded to a 911 call from a male at about 2:15 a.m. on Saturday who said he was intoxicated and needed a ride. The caller said he realized he was too drunk to drive so he pulled over and parked in front of the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The arriving officer was unable to locate the caller, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police responded to a vehicle upside down in China Creek at the 500 block of North Gold Street at about 7:10 a.m. on Sunday. Police indicated that further details would be forthcoming.

• Deputies responding to a single-vehicle wreck about 11 a.m. on Saturday at the 800 block of Rhoades Road in Winlock arrested the 64-year-old drivier for driving under the influence. The Geo Metro had left the roadway, gone into a ditch and struck a fence, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. James L. Marthini, of Toledo, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Centralia police were called about 1:10 p.m. on Friday to a collision between a bicycle and a vehicle at the 900 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. It resulted in minor injuries, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE RIVER, OFF THE RIVER

• Two kayakers whose craft overturned on the Cowlitz River near Packwood were rescued on Saturday afternoon and treated for potential hypothermia, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office swift water rescue team along with search and rescue personnel responded to the call just before 5 p.m. near the La Wis Wis Campground, according to the sheriff’s office. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said there was no way to get to the two men by land. They were monitored for exposure related injuries by the Packwood Fire Department. The victims were 44 years old from Portland and 45 years old from Del Mar, California, according to Breen.

WINLOCK HOUSE CATCHES FIRE

• Nobody was hurt but a two-story house in Winlock is a total loss after it went up in flames on Saturday night, according to Lewis County Fire District 15. Crews called at 11:36 p.m. to the 900 block of Northwest Kerron Street could see flames as they left the station, as the home was less than two blocks to the north, according to Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Anderson. The residence was vacant, Anderson said.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, third-degree theft, resisting arrest, reckless driving, misdemeanor assault, reckless endangerment, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, protection order violation, third-degree malicious mischief, interfering with domestic violence reporting; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, shoplifting, hit and run, barking dog, trespassing, harassment, gas drive off, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision, disorderly person, dog alone in parked vehicle … and more among 431 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, June 9th, 2017
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THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• A stolen handgun was recovered yesterday in the possession of a 14-year-old Centralia boy, according to authorities. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies learned the owner’s son took the Rossi 38 caliber revolver without permission, went out shooting with friends and the friends took the gun when they all returned home on Saturday. A 14-year-old and a 16-year-old, both from Centralia, were arrested and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for theft of  firearm, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Chehalis police were called about 3:30 p.m. yesterday to a business on the 300 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue to take a report that someone had entered the property and removed a starter motor, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A 45-year-old Centralia man was arrested yesterday for second-degree vehicle prowl and third-degree theft for allegedly taking an intake manifold from a neighbor’s truck, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The victim reported the item stolen on Wednesday after getting a call from his cousin who works at an auto body shop in Centralia about an individual who came in and tried to sell it, according to the sheriff’s office. The cousin recognized the item due to a sticker and some writing on it, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Winston C. Trent was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to Breen.

DRUGS

• A 43-year-old Chehalis woman detained for allegedly shoplifting about 4:30 p.m. yesterday at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue was subsequently arrested  for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Jennifer L. Davis was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police were called to the 600 block of Harrison Avenue about 11:15 a.m. yesterday for a collision involving a car and a bicycle.The woman on the bicycle ended up with a sore arm, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, disorderly person, hit and run, trespassing, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision, third-degree theft, disorderly person … 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.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports a 2005 Honda Foreman 500 ATV plus a Stihl brush cutter were stolen from a shop behind a residence on the 100 block of Pattee Road near Chehalis sometime between 4 p.m. last Thursday and 3 p.m. on Tuesday. The loss is estimated at $3,000.

FRAUD

• Police arrested a 19-year-old Centralia resident for forgery yesterday morning after he tried to cash a check written out to himself for $320 at Umpqua Bank on the 200 block of North Pearl Street and it turned out the check’s owner had recently cleaned out his vehicle at a car wash and thrown away temporary checks because he thought they were no longer any good. Officers called to the bank about 10:30 a.m. were told by Michael W. Severance that two individuals waiting around the corner in a car had told him to cash it, according to charging documents. Severance was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 1 p.m. yesterday to the parking lot at Wal-Mart on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue where an individual reported two tool boxes had been stolen from the back of his truck. The 26-inch Milwaukee brand red and black boxes contained carpentry and power tools, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 11:30 a.m. yesterday about the theft of tools from an unlocked vehicle at the 500 block of Harrison Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A glass smoking device with white residue was found in the rear of an officer’s patrol vehicle after a suspect was taken out at the jail, leading to the arrest of the suspect for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Centralia Police Department. Bibiana Martinez-Torres, 30, of Olympia was being transported to the Lewis County Jail for resisting arrest and third-degree suspended license following contact with an officer about 12:40 a.m. today at the the 1500 block of North Scheuber Road, according to police.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report about 8:40 a.m. yesterday of graffiti placed during the night on a building at the 1500 block of Kresky Avenue.

INVESTIGATION

• Centralia police report they began investigating yesterday morning a report of inappropriate touching involving juveniles.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, minor in possession/consumption of alcohol; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision … and more among 166 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, June 7th, 2017
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NEIGHBOR FOILS BURGLARY WINLOCK

• Deputies were called about 8 a.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Awmiller Road in Winlock right after a 911 caller caught three people in a silver 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser with an Oregon license plate in the midst of burglarizing a neighbor’s residence. When confronted, the two males and one female apologized and removed items from their vehicle back into the house, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Responding deputies were unable to locate the suspect vehicle but did find forced entry to the garage and back door of the home, according to the sheriff’s office.

BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called about 2:30 p.m. yesterday to a home on Southwest Sixth Street where an unknown person had entered a residence and rifled through their belongings. Nothing seemed to be missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

THREAT

• A 72-year-old man was arrested late yesterday afternoon after deputies were called to Linda Vista Drive outside Chehalis because he had allegedly told his wife they were both going to be dead, as he was going to shoot her then himself, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Jerry A. Hill was booked into the Lewis County Jail for felony harassment, according to the sheriff’s office.

ASSAULT

• Halis C. Hankins, 22, of Chehalis, was arrested for hit and run and third-degree assault in a case last night associated with the 800 block of South Gold Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BAD BILL

• Centralia police were called yesterday morning to the 1000 block of Belmont Avenue where a counterfeit bill had been received the evening before.

• Chehalis police were called about 4:40 p.m. yesterday to a business on Southwest Interstate Avenue where an individual tried to spend a counterfeit $5 bill, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Gang graffiti was discovered spray painted on the side of the viaduct at the 100 block of East Sixth Street in Centralia yesterday morning, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BRUSH FIRE BREAKS OUT

• Four fire departments responded to a fire about 6:30 p.m. yesterday at the 100 block of McLaughlin Road near a former mill site found vegetation burning in a dry creek bed covering approximately 25 feet by 30 feet. Crews had the fire under control and knocked down within 15 minutes, according to Lewis County Fire District 6.

LUCKY DAY

• Firefighters were called this afternoon to the 900 block of Burnt Ridge Road for a man pinned in a toppled over commercial forklift. Just as the rescue truck arrived, neighbors managed to dig the dirt out from beneath the operator’s ankle and got him free, according to Lewis County Fire District 8. Chief Duran McDaniel said the ankle had only been stuck, and wasn’t broken.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, reckless driving, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision … and more among 129 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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At the 900 block of Burnt Ridge Road. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 8

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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OFFICER ASSAULTED

• A 36-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested for allegedly hitting an officer in the face after an officer responded to a call related to a medical issue just after 7 p.m. yesterday at the 700 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue. Jessica M. Tagle was arrested for third-degree assault according to the Chehalis Police Department. After getting treatment for an unspecified reason, Tagle was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 11:45 a.m. yesterday to the 300 block of Southwest Third Street to take a report that during the night someone stole a light bar off a truck. It is described as a 5D Cree brand, 50-inch, 672 watt, LED set of lights, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• An officer was called again yesterday morning to the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia about a license plate getting stolen off a vehicle there.

• Centralia police were called about 11:35 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 300 block of South Diamond Street in which vehicle registration papers were taken.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called about 5:10 p.m. yesterday on a report of graffiti on the block house in Fort Borst Park in Centralia.

LOST AND FOUND

• A man’s wedding band was found and turned in to the Chehalis Police Department yesterday.

• A handgun was found in the roadway yesterday on Northwest Pacific Avenue in Chehalis, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Police are hoping to locate its owner. It was not loaded, according to police.

AND FROM MORTON

• Morton police report they are investigating a theft reported last Wednesday afternoon in which a wallet was taken from a vehicle parked in front of a business at the 100 block of Third Street.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Chehalis police were called just after 4 p.m. yesterday to the 200 block of Southwest Third Street after a motorbike struck a parked Chevrolet Equinox and then left. The door and the bumper were damaged, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, protection order violation, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision, third-hand report that someone in a car may have stopped and told a child there was “free ice cream down the block” … and more among 156 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, June 5th, 2017
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BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called just before 6 p.m. on Saturday to the 1400 block of South Gold Street where an unknown person broke the lock off a tool shed and went inside. It is unknown at this time what is missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A female reported that sometime someone cut through a window screen, reached inside a building and stole her purse at the 100 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. The theft was reported just before 3 p.m. on Saturday, and had occurred within the previous hour, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• A 32-year-old woman was arrested yesterday for allegedly attempting to cash two checks over two days in April at Cedar Village IGA in Winlock payable to herself on the account of a woman who said she never gave her permission to take or use any of her checks, according to court documents. Lucia D. Spross, with a residence listed as in Longview in court documents, was booked into the Lewis County Jail. She was charged today with two counts of forgery and a judge in Lewis County Superior Court allowed her release pending trial on a $10,000 unsecured bond.

• Police were called about 8 p.m. on Saturday to take a report of the theft of a credit card in a case associated with the 1200 block of Mellen Street in Centralia.

• A black Schwinn bicycle was stolen from in front of a business in the 200 block of Downing Road in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 11:50 .m. yesterday. The bike is described as having saddle bags over the rear wheel, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called to the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue on Saturday night and again on Sunday morning, first for a report the rear license plate of a Ford Escape had been stolen and then a report that the back plate was missing from a Ford Focus.

BAD BILL

• A customer at the 1100 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis who attempted to spend what turned out to be a counterfeit $50 bill on Saturday night clearly didn’t know it was fake, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An officer took possession of the bad bill, according to police.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report yesterday just after 7 a.m. that during evening hours someone threw a rock through the door of a business in the 200 block of West Pine Street.

• An individual reported just before 9 a.m. on Saturday that someone threw a rock through the windshield of her vehicle at the 1000 block of Kresky Avenue in Centralia.

GARAGE FIRE ADNA

• Four fire departments responded about 3:05 p.m. on Saturday to the 200 block of Chilvers Road when black smoke was reported seen coming from the garage of a residence. Arriving crews attacked the fire which was contained inside the garage, according to Lewis County Fire District 6. It was knocked down in just 16 minutes, according to department spokesperson DJ Hammer. The cause is under investigation.

• Firefighters responded to a report of a possible brush fire about 8:40 p.m. yesterday at Deep Creek Road near Bunker Creek Road but found a permitted burn with a proper fire line established around it, according to Lewis County Fire District 6.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 17-year-old girl was transported to the hospital as a precaution after a single-vehicle wreck on the 300 block of Toledo-Vader Road on Saturday afternoon in which the 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix she was driving was totaled. Deputies responding following the approximately 3:30 p.m. incident and the driver indicated she had apparently fallen asleep before her car traveled about 50 yards into a ditch, a culvert and then a tree, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The girl was cited for reckless driving, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, probation violation, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision… and more among 503 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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STUDENT ARRESTED FOR SHOOTING THREAT

• A 16-year-old Onalaska boy who allegedly threatened to get a gun, bring it to school and shoot a classmate “point blank” was arrested yesterday and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said the alleged comment was made on Wednesday at Onalaska High School and was investigated that day and yesterday. Breen said a deputy was initially called to the school about 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday by another 16-year-old boy who discovered two tires were slashed on his vehicle. The boy said he suspected who had done it and that it stemmed from an exchange where he called the other boy a derogatory term after the other boy tried to poke him with a nail file in the buttocks during class, Breen said. The threat about the firearm occurred later in the day, according to Breen. When a deputy contacted the suspect’s father, the suspects father turned over four laptop computers which appeared to have been stolen from the school unbeknownst to the school, according to the sheriff’s office. The suspect was arrested for felony harassment and second-degree theft, according to Breen.

TWO MORE IMPLICATED IN VADER BURGLARY

• Deputies arrested a 36-year-old woman in Vancouver yesterday in connection with a March residential burglary at the 1000 block of state Route 506 in Vader in which  more than $40,000 worth of property was stolen. Stephanie M. Linke previously lived in the Vader area, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Linke’s significant other, 42-year-old Dustin I. Wynn, was arrested in the same case last month, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Another suspect believed to have been involved was referred for charges that same day, Breen said. She is Kacie L. Conmy, 29, of Longview, and was transferred to the Lewis County Jail last week to face charges in the case. The sheriff’s office said among the valuables stolen were two vehicles, 13 guns and more than 50 antique model cars.

DRUGS

• Dakota W. Davidson, 22, of Centralia, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with police about 1 o’clock this morning at Harrison Avenue and Galvin Road, and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called to the 400 block of Lakeshore Drive at 9:50 p.m. yesterday on a report of a vehicle prowl, according to the Centralia Police Department. Taken were tools in a bag, according to police.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving with suspended license, driving with no license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, vehicle accident … 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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Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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DOMESTIC ASSAULT

• A Toledo man was arrested last night after he allegedly punched then repeatedly threw a family member to the ground after taking the phone away from her as she attempted to call 911 because he had poked his finger into her forehead, and assaulted another family member by throwing her into a wall and chair when she tried to intervene. Deputies called just before 11 p.m. to the 500 block of Evans Road found that Lloyd W. Swanson had also allegedly punched a glass curio cabinet, punched holes in the wall and punched through a screen door, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Swanson, 47, reportedly threatened to kill one of the family members, according to the sheriff’s office. His right forearm was cut, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Swanson was booked into the Lewis County Jail for felony harassment, and faces other potential charges such as fourth-degree assault, malicious mischief and interfering with domestic violence reporting, according to Breen.

OTHER ASSAULT

• A 19-year-old Centralia resident who allegedly spit in a security guard’s face at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road yesterday afternoon was arrested for fourth-degree assault. Colt M. Conzatti was issued a citation following the approximately 3:20 p.m. call and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called over to Green Hill School yesterday to take a report of custodial assault that occurred on Saturday. A 16-year-old student-inmate allegedly hit an employee, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FALSE NAME

• A 23-year-old Centralia man who allegedly gave someone else’s name as his own during a traffic stop last night at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue was arrested for identity theft. Bradley G. Dubay, 23, was allegedly driving with a suspended license and he was booked in to the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called to the 900 block of South Market Boulevard about 11 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl in which a center console was stolen from a Jeep Wrangler.

VANDALISM

• Police were called about 11 a.m. yesterday to the 1500 block of Crescent Avenue in Centralia for vandalism to a moped.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A driver and his passenger were injured and transported to Providence Centralia Hospital last night after a rollover wreck on state Route 6 about 10 miles east of Pe Ell. Austin T. Lewis, 20, of South Bend, was traveling eastbound in a Honda Civic when the car left the roadway, rolled and came to rest in a ditch, according to the Washington State Patrol. He and his passenger, Danielle G. Elder, 20, from Camas, had both been wearing seat belts, according to the state patrol. Troopers called just after 9 p.m. to the scene note the car was totaled. He was cited for unsafe lane travel, according to the investigating trooper.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, breach of public peace, protection order violation, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, third-degree theft, harassment, suspicious circumstances, vehicle accident, misdemeanor domestic assault, third-degree malicious mischief  … and more among 138 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, May 31st, 2017
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AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police arrested a 40-year-old woman for possession of a stolen vehicle last night in a case associated with the 300 block of South Gold Street in Centralia. Jennifer L. Barber, of Centralia, was also wanted on outstanding warrants and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning a deputy took a report on Monday of the theft of a red 2006 Ford F350 from its owner’s driveway at the 3500 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia. The vehicle disappeared sometime between 8 a.m. on Saturday and 6 a.m. on Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office. Missing with the truck are a Glock handgun and a laptop computer, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were called 200 block of Northwest Pacific Avenue yesterday morning about potential cyber fraud, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• A victim of a vehicle prowl at the 1300 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis called police just before 2 p.m. yesterday. A cell phone was taken from the unlocked vehicle, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A tool box was stolen from the back of a vehicle at the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 2 p.m. yesterday.

BAD BILL

• An officer was called about 1 p.m. yesterday to a business at the 1200 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis where a customer attempted to spend a possibly counterfeit $50 bill, and then shortly after that to the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard where a business kept a possibly counterfeit bill received from a customer, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The officer took possession of the bad bill, according to police.

• Chehalis police were called about 9:20 a.m. yesterday to the 2100 block of North National Avenue where an individual reported receiving a fake $20 bill.

SMALL FIRE

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports a case for reckless burning is being referred to juvenile prosecutors in connection with a 10-year-old boy allegedly using a lighter, igniting and damaging siding to a garage, windows and a mattress at the 300 block of Central Avenue in Onalaska on Monday.

LITTERING

• Centralia police arrested a 30-year-old woman for littering for allegedly discarding a lit cigarette onto the ground at the 100 block of South Pearl Street about 9:30 a.m. yesterday. Candice R. Baughman was issued a citation and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department. The same officer attested a 29-year-old woman for the same offense about 4:40 p.m. at the 600 block of West Main Street, according to police. Brittney N. Burgard was similarly arrested and then released.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, contempt of court, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, disorderly person, suicidal person, third-degree theft, unfounded report, harassment, suspicious circumstances, vehicle accident … and more among 151 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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FELONY ASSAULT

• A 53-year-old Mineral man was arrested last night for allegedly beating up his girlfriend at the 100 block of Washington Street in Mineral, leaving her with a possible broken nose and two black eyes, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy dispatched about 9:30 p.m. was told by the victim that Gerald L. Harris grabbed her by the throat restricting her breathing, shoved her against a wall and struck her, according to the sheriff’s office. When Harris was located, he allegedly was in possession of a white crystal substance that field tested positive for meth, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Harris was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault and possession of methamphetamine, Breen said.

ASHFORD BREAK-IN

• A deputy responded early yesterday morning to a residential burglary at the 300 block of Skate Creek Road North in Ashford in which approximately $1,500 worth of valuables were missing. The 27-year-old victim reported it occurred between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Sunday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Among the items missing were a passport, a social security card, precious stones, a PlayStation 4 and various sporting goods, according to the sheriff’s office. Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said a deputy found a glass pane was missing from a back door where someone reached inside and unlocked the door.

OFF ROAD VEHICLES MISSING

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning that three 2014 Polaris ATVs and a 20-foot tilt trailer are missing from where they had been stored in a parking lot of a business on the 1100 block of state Route 6 west of Chehalis. The loss is estimated at $47,000, according to the sheriff’s office. The sheriff’s office was called about the theft on May 15 and after follow up on Friday, the items were confirmed stolen, according to Chief Deputy Dusty Breen.

OUTBUILDING BURGLARY

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning someone broke into a pump house at the 200 block of Hawkins Road sometime between October of last year and May 20.

• Centralia police were called just after 9 a.m. yesterday for an overnight burglary to a shed at the 1300 block of Crescent Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 4:10 p.m. on Sunday to take a report of a car stolen from a parking lot at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The victim phoned back later in the evening to advise he found his vehicle in an opposite parking area and a backpack plus softball equipment were missing,  according to the Chehalis Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Chehalis police were called to the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue on Sunday afternoon by an individual who said he found his door kicked in and cash missing. Police are awaiting a statement from the victim, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

POSSIBLE SCAM

• A 78-year-old Chehalis woman was advised to contact her bank and cancel her credit card after making a phone call and giving up account information following the directions from a message that showed up on her computer screen, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An officer called just before 1 p.m. on Sunday to the 1500 block of North National Avenue took down a report of the possible scam, according to police. Department spokesperson Linda Bailey took the opportunity to advise that people should avoid giving out information over the phone.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police took a report of a vehicle prowl at the 100 block of High Street just before 11 a.m. yesterday in which a back pack with school supplies was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Tools, a coat, backpack and the vehicle battery were stolen in an overnight  car prowl at the 500 block of North Rock Street in Centralia reported just after 10 a.m. yesterday. A window was broken out, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called to a parking lot at the 100 block of Northeast Hampe Way just after 10 p.m. on Friday following the discovery of a car prowl in which a window had been shattered. A gray Under Armour bag plus a blue wallet were stolen, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

RIVER RESCUE FOLLOW UP

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning nobody was injured in Sunday’s rafting accident on the Cowlitz River south of Salkum, and said it was a man and two 10-year-old boys they pulled out, who had become stuck in a pile of brush in the heavy current. Their boat had capsized in the area off the 1400 block of Spencer Road, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies had responded about 5:10 p.m. on information about someone screaming for help. Two women had fallen out further up the river and everyone was safely removed from the water, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. They were from the Tacoma area, according to Breen.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 26-year-old Toledo resident said he swerved to miss a deer that jumped out onto the 200 block of Spencer Road causing his Ford Mustang to strike several fence posts early yesterday morning. A deputy responding just after 5 a.m. reports that Michael R. White was uninjured but there was damage to the front end and side of his car. White was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, obstructing, trespassing, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license, operating a motor vehicle without an interlock device, minor in possession and/or consumption of alcohol; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, hit and run, disorderly person, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, vehicle accident … and more among 162 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Rogers Road wreck. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 6

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 19-year-old Chehalis man was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with major trauma to his arm yesterday afternoon after his vehicle collided with a utility pole and knocked down power lines at the 200 block of Rogers Road south of Chehalis. Firefighters called about 3:45 p.m. indicate the driver got himself out of the vehicle and deputies took steps right away to control the bleeding. He was transported to the airport and then flown to Seattle in stable condition, according to DJ Hammer with Lewis County Fire District 6.

ON THE RIVER, IN THE LAKE

• A 13-year-old boy was transported to Morton General Hospital as a precaution yesterday after a near drowning at the Riffe Lake Campground off Osborne Road. Firefighters called about 5:25 p.m. found the teen on the shore, conscious and alert when they arrived. “Bystanders got him out before anything happened,” Lewis County Fire District 3 Chief Doug Fosburg said. “It was a juvenile who misjudged how cold the water was and how much energy it took to get across a channel,” he said.

• A group of people were rescued from the Cowlitz River yesterday south of Salkum. Lewis County Fire District 8 Chief Duran McDaniel said he personally was not on the call but EMTs joined members of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office in a boat to answer the approximately 5:10 p.m. call. McDaniel said three adults and two children were traveling the river in an inflatable boat or boats and fell into the water. “The Cowlitz is not a place to go out in inflatable boats anytime,” McDaniel said.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called to the 600 block of South Pearl Street about 7:40 a.m. on Saturday where someone had broken into a closed business but nothing appeared to have been taken, according to the Centralia Police Department. The business no longer leaves valuables on site due to previous thefts, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• A vehicle prowl was reported about 10:20 p.m. yesterday at the 1200 block of North Washington Avenue in Centralia in which pills and a bottle of nail polish was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An individual reported about 11:30 a.m. on Saturday that sometime overnight someone entered her vehicle at the 100 block of Lilac Lane in Centralia and stole her purse,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• An individual reported $200 missing from her wallet at the 1300 block of Alexander Avenue in Centralia at about 5:40 p.m. yesterday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An individual reported the theft of two large tool boxes that contained miscellaneous hand and power tools from the 600 block of M Street in Centralia at about 8:30 a.m. on Friday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

GENERAL MAYHEM

• A 49-year-old Centralia resident was arrested after police were called about 7:40 p.m. on Saturday to the 2400 block of North Pearl Street after he was witnessed allegedly stopping traffic, yelling at passing cars, pulling signs out of yards and causing general mayhem for no apparent reason, according to the Centralia Police Department. Brian L. Schmidt was booked into the Lewis County Jail for disorderly conduct, according to police.

EARTH SHAKES

• A 2.3 magnitude earthquake struck at 1:16 p.m. yesterday roughly halfway between Morton and Cinebar, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network. The quake was less than a mile deep, according to PNSN.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, probation violation, no contact order violation,  drinking in public, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving with no license, operating a motor vehicle without an interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, vehicle accident … and more among 526 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Updated at 5 p.m.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• A deputy called about 10:30 a.m. yesterday to take a report of damage to a recreational vehicle at the 3300 block of Harrison Avenue was called back after its owner discovered valuables missing, including a 22 caliber pistol, a gold watch and $3,700 cash, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The break-in occurred between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m., according to the sheriff’s office.

FRAUD CHEHALIS

• A business on the 1300 block of Northwest State Avenue in Chehalis called police just before 11 a.m. yesterday following the discovery someone had created checks using the business’s account, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The loss appears to be in the thousands of dollars, according to police.

DRUGS

• A deputy called about 10:50 a.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Katula Road west of Chehalis and told a 23-year-old woman had punched her roommate in the face subsequently located the suspect and found she had a meth pipe, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Cassandra L. McBride, 23, of Pe Ell, was arrested for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office. A charge of fourth-degree assault will be recommended, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

• A 24-year-old man arrested for a warrant when contacted in a vehicle he was observed in was subsequently arrested for possession of heroin yesterday in Lewis County. Court documents allege Cornelio T. Delarosa, of Centralia, had a backpack with him which contained a scale, cotton balls, syringes, a cooker and baggies and that residue on the scale field tested positive as heroin. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail in the Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team case and charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with possession of heroin. His bail was set at $10,000.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report about 7:30 a.m. yesterday regarding graffiti to an air conditioning unit at the 1200 block of West First Street.

MISSING PERSON FOUND IN HOSPITAL

• A Chehalis man reported missing yesterday morning was located at a hospital in Vancouver, where he was taken after a vehicle accident. His wife called police about 8:30 a.m. yesterday to say her husband had not returned home since going to Home Depot the night before, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Police Sgt. Gwen Carrell said she didn’t know the details of where the wreck occurred, or if she could reveal his condition, only that it happened south of Lewis County.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, harassment, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, vehicle accident … 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. today.

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Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Updated at 12:04 p.m.

CORRECTIONS OFFICER INJURED

• An inmate at the Lewis County Jail was arrested this morning after he allegedly tried to break a corrections deputy’s arm. Sheriff’s Capt. Curt Spahn said the inmate was occupying a mental health holding cell in the booking area when the deputy attempted to give him some water at about 5:15 a.m. The deputy was still standing close to the “trap door” opening when the 48-year-old Olympia resident grabbed her right arm, pulled it through the hole and wrenched down on it, according to Spahn. She was able to get her arm loose, was bruised and was taken to the hospital, Spahn said. James M. Johnson was arrested for third-degree assault.

AUTO THEFT

• A 21-year-old Tacoma resident was arrested just before midnight at the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia for possession of a stolen vehicle in connection with a Toyota 4Runner reported missing from Portland. Danielle J. Westbrook was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 2:25 p.m. yesterday about the theft of a string trimmer from the 800 block of North Pearl Street.

DOG FIGHT

• Chehalis police were called just after 8 p.m. yesterday about a dog attacking another dog which was being walked along the 200 block of South Market Boulevard. The Labrador had a wound under its neck and the suspect is a Rottweiler, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The city’s community service officer is following up on the incident, according to police.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, witness tampering, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, vehicle accident, protection order violation … and more among 151 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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THEFT BY FRAUD

• A 71-year-old Randle woman reported yesterday that she discovered her debit card and pin number had been stolen from the 600 block of Silverbrook Road and found that there were 22 transactions of $50 each conducted at various locations in Ohio earlier this month, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 34-year-old man was arrested by Centralia police yesterday afternoon on an outstanding warrant allegedly was in possession of a stolen cell phone and was trying to sell back to its owner. Joshua S. McCormick, described by police as transient, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 7:35 p.m. yesterday to a business at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue regarding a counterfeit $100 bill passed there.

DRUGS

• A 38-year-old man picked up on an outstanding warrant at the 700 block of Silverbrook Road in Randle yesterday afternoon was subsequently found to have a small plastic bindle containing a white crystalized substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Brian J. Dolan was arrested for possession of meth and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

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