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Friday, February 5th, 2016
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INVESTIGATION AT CHEHALIS SCHOOL ONGOING

• Police were called to W.F. West High School yesterday in reference to a “bottle being ignited” inside the school, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An officer is continuing the investigation and no further details were available this morning, according to department spokesperson Linda Bailey.

THEFT

• Centralia police were called to the 1300 block of Alexander Street about 9:20 p.m. yesterday to take a report that checks had been stolen.

• An individual was arrested yesterday morning in connection with the truck taken for a test drive the day before and never returned to a car dealer on the 200 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. It was spotted by an off-duty officer in Grand Mound and Joseph T. Light, 54, from Rainier, was taken into custody by the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

LOST AND FOUND

• A found wedding-style ring was turned in to the Chehalis Police Department yesterday.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 23-year-old Winlock woman was hospitalized after she failed to negotiate a left turn at the 100 block of Larmon Road, drove off the roadway and wedged her truck in between some trees last night. Deputies called about 11:10 p.m. concluded she was traveling faster than she should have been and that her pickup truck was totaled, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. She sustained scrapes from broken glass, according to the sheriff’s office, and will be mailed an infraction for speeds too fast for conditions.

• A motorist was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital after his car left the roadway and sheared off a utility pole at its base this morning in north Centralia. Firefighters called about 9 a.m. to the 1300 block of North Pearl Street report the approximately 25-year-old man had gotten himself out of his vehicle before they arrived and appeared to have suffered only minor injuries, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, out-of-control child, possibly fraudulent check, collision on city street … and more.

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North Pearl Street / Courtesy photo by Riverside Fire Authority

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Thursday, February 4th, 2016

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Updated at 11:29 a.m.

AUTO THEFT

• A red 2007 Ford Mustang disappeared from where it had been left a Schaeffer Park in Centralia, according to a report made about 10 a.m. yesterday to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Its owner, a Bucoda resident, said he parked the car there off the 800 block of state Route 507 about 5 p.m. on Tuesday and when he returned on Wednesday morning to pick it up, it was gone, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Centralia police were called about 1:10 p.m. yesterday to a car dealer on the 200 block of South Tower Avenue to take a report that a potential customer who took a truck for a test drive never returned. The vehicle is described as a green 1989 GMC 1500 pickup and has a Washington state dealers’ license reading 3909G, according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect is identified as Joseph T. Little, 54, according to police.

MISSING MEDS

• Centralia police were called about 7:35 p.m. yesterday to the 400 block of West Main Street to take a report of prescription medications stolen from the home.

SHOPLIFT OF INFANT FOOD

• Chehalis police were called about 8:10 p.m. yesterday to Safeway on South Market Boulevard where two females were reported to have stole a shopping cart-full of baby formula. An officer was told they got into a green car and fled, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

• An officer was called to a residence on the 1500 block of Delaware Avenue in Centralia yesterday morning, following a report from Centralia City Light that a meter had been tampered with

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police gave up trying to catch a car that fled an attempted traffic stop around 7:15 a.m. yesterday, for safety reasons, according to the Centralia Police Department. The incident associated with the 100 block of West Maple Street involved a minor traffic violation and a 2002 Dodge Neon, according to police. The car made several turns on various roads in an effort to lose the pursuing officer. Officers have its license plate numbers and continue to investigate, police indicate.

UPDATE TO UNFOUNDED STABBING REPORT

• Chehalis police this morning said they don’t know why a 28-year-old woman called for help yesterday morning, saying she had been stabbed. She went to a neighbor’s for help, at the apartments at the  300 block of Southwest Third Street and officers looked for a time for a supposed suspect who they were told had fled. At the hospital, she was found to have no injury, police said. Detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said this morning he couldn’t say for sure if she lied, had a medical event or maybe even just a nightmare.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, third-degree domestic malicious mischief, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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FOUR-THOUSAND-DOLLAR TOOL SNATCHED IN CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called at 1:18 p.m. yesterday to an automotive business regarding a theft from a customer’s car. The business at the 1000 block of Northwest Avenue had parked the unlocked vehicle on the street and when they went to bring it in, discovered their diagnostic machine had vanished, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The approximately $4,000 item is black and red with a 7-inch touch screen, according to police. The brand is Snap-on and it’s a Solus Ultra vehicle diagnostic machine, according to police.

GARDENING EQUIPMENT STOLEN

• Centralia police were called about 6:50 p.m. yesterday to the 600 block of South Gold Street where someone had taken a lawn mower and a weed eater from a shed.

TRESPASSING

• A 25-year-old woman found by the property owner in a vacant Centralia residence yesterday was arrested for trespassing. Police, called about 7:35 p.m. to the 500 block of South Pearl Street, say Shiela K. Brennan, described as transient, had forced her way inside and was staying there. She was issued a citation and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 48-year-old Chehalis woman sustained a head injury in a single-vehicle collision last night south of Napavine. Deputies responding to the approximately 8 p.m. wreck found the 1997 Ford Ranger with major damage. The driver had been traveling east on Jordan Road and lost control at a turn onto Koontz Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.  Her truck struck a ditch and rolled, coming to rest on the roadway, according to the sheriff’s office. The patient was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, disturbance, shoplifting, suspicious vehicle … and more.

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Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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Updated at 10:20 a.m.

DRUGS

• An individual arrested overnight for trespassing at a retail store on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis was subsequently also arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of a dangerous weapon,  according to the Chehalis Police Department. An officer responding about 3:50 a.m. allegedly found a switch blade as well as a white substance and a brown substance. Jeremy D. Barnes, 26, from Chehalis, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• Centralia police contacted a 27-year-old man wanted for two municipal warrants just after 1 p.m. yesterday on the street at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue and when he was searched, found unspecified controlled substances on him. Robert L. Huey was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• A 35-year-old Centralia man was arrested for second-degree malicious mischief yesterday afternoon after allegedly smashing the windows out of a car parked on the 1100 block of J Street in Centralia. Officers called just before 4 p.m. located Mark A. Silva nearby and booked him into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called just noon yesterday about a vehicle prowl on the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue in which someone busted out a window, rummaged around and stole as-yet unspecified items.

AND FROM MORTON

• Morton police reported yesterday they were called at 10:55 p.m. on Friday regarding an individual allegedly using social media to harass another individual. The case is still under investigation, according to the Morton Police Department.

• Officers responded to 200 block of Seventh Street in Morton about 5 a.m. on Sunday to a report of a man passed out on the reporting party’s couch. The individual was recognized by the officer from an earlier dispute and was escorted to his home, according to the Morton Police Department. The complainant did not want to pursue trespassing charges, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 20-year-old motorist was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday afternoon at the 1700 block of Little Hanaford Road outside of Centralia. Dakota L. Nelson, from Centralia, suffered a minor lacerations but the 2004 Jeep Liberty sustained major damage after the approximately 2:30 p.m. wreck, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Nelson was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

• The tongue of the trailer on a log truck struck a cement beam under Interstate 5 at the Cowlitz Loop Road near Toledo about 11:30 a.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The 39-year-old driver of the 2015 Kenworth was unhurt, but the truck sustained minor damage, according to the sheriff’s office. It was not hauling any logs, but the trailer was loaded onto the truck’s bunk, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants,  misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for hit and run, misdemeanor theft, collision on city street, possibly suicidal person … and more.

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Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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KIDNAPPING INVESTIGATION

• Centralia police report officers contacted a woman about 8:25 p.m. yesterday in a parking lot at the 500 block of Harrison Avenue who said she’d been kidnapped in Longview and dropped off in Centralia. Officers contacted the Longview Police Department to take over the investigation and it remains under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT FROM DOOR

• Someone stole a wreath off the front door of a home on the 1200 block of G Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 9:45 p.m. yesterday.

MEDS MISSING

• Centralia police were called to the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue regarding the theft of medication on Friday.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police responded to an abandoned car at the 1000 block of Alder Street on Friday which turned out to have been stolen.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Centralia police were called to the 600 block of Richmond Avenue on Friday regarding an overnight car prowl. Someone stole a small amount of change from the ashtray, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor theft… and more.

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Friday, January 29th, 2016
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AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called at 2 p.m. yesterday after the discovery a Chevrolet pickup truck was missing from the 600 block of South Market Boulevard. An officer recalled having seen the truck elsewhere in town and the owner went and picked it up from Southeast Prospect Street, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

MISSING MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

• Centralia police were called just before 2 o’clock yesterday afternoon regarding the theft of a guitar and a laptop computer from the 300 block of South Street sometime in the previous several days.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Nobody was injured but both lanes of northbound Interstate 5 were blocked when a box truck overturned yesterday afternoon about 3 p.m. near the Harrison Avenue exit in Centralia, according to the Washington State Patrol.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, possibly suicidal person, collision on city street, dog pooping in grass where children play … and more.

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Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were contacted just after 9 a.m. yesterday for a car abandoned on the 1500 block of Windsor Avenue. It turned out to have been stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called yesterday afternoon by an individual from the 1200 block of Borthwick Street who reported they were contacted regarding an order for a cell phone which they had never ordered.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A school bus was one of two vehicles involved in a collision at Johnson Road and Borst Avenue in Centralia just before 2:55 p.m. yesterday, according to the Centralia Police Department. There were no injuries and there were no children on the bus, according to police.

• A 21-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for driving under the influence as well as hit and run overnight following an approximately 1:30 a.m. incident at Maple Street and Tower Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department. Ricky L. Blay Jr. was booked into the Lewis County Jail, also for driving with a suspended license, according to police.

• A 37-year-old motorist said a deer jumped out in front of him, causing his truck to leave the roadway, strike an embankment and roll onto its side last night outside of Chehalis. Deputies called at 9:15 p.m. to the 400 block of Berry Road noted William R. Town suffered bumps, scrapes and rib pain, but that he indicated he would have a friend take him to the hospital, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said he had a passenger, who she believed was uninjured. Town was issued a citation for driving without a required interlock device, Brown said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, no-contact order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, disorderly person, misdemeanor theft, misdemeanor assault, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, collision on state highway, collision on Interstate 5 … and more.

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Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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FELONY ASSAULT CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called just before 8 p.m. yesterday to an assault at the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue. An investigation is ongoing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BREAKING AND ENTERING

• Centralia police were called just before 2 p.m. yesterday to the 700 block of K Street where an individual returned home to find their front door open and their place ransacked. The victim was not yet sure anything is actually missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office this morning reported someone broke a door jamb at a vacation cabin on the 100 block of Timber Trail Lane in Packwood sometime during the past week. It was not readily apparent if anything was stolen, according to the sheriff’s office.

CHAINSAW RECOVERED

• A detective yesterday arrested a 25-year-old man at Labor Ready in Centralia after an investigation that turned up a chainsaw stolen from the 300 block of Fawn Hill Drive outside Chehalis two weeks ago and then recovered at a pawn shop in White Center. Joel L. Kaech was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for first-degree burglary, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said the detective had conducted an online search for the stolen property and discovered a pawn slip in which the suspect listed an address on the same street as the victim. Prosecutors declined to file criminal charges today.

NOT BURGLARY

• Chehalis police were called just before noon yesterday to the 1500 block of Southwest Thomsen Avenue where someone said two people had parked a truck and just busted through the back door of a vacant house. An officer contacted the couple and learned they were doing work for the bank-owner, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CARPORT PROWLED

• Police were called yesterday morning to the 300 block of South Street in Centralia where someone had stolen a chop saw from a carport sometime during the previous week.

DRIVE-BY THEFT

• A contractor working in the area of Bridge Street and Harrison Avenue called police just before 1 p.m. yesterday after a passing motorist stopped, grabbed his tool bag, threw it in the back of his truck and drove off. The bag contained a transmitter-locator, according to the Centralia Police Department. The victim told police the bluish/purple Dodge Ram 2500 had stopped in the road to steal the item, and then continued eastbound.

DISORDERLY PERSON

• A 51-year-old man described by police as transient was arrested yesterday evening for allegedly causing a disturbance  when he was getting discharged. from the emergency room at Providence Centralia Hospital. Officers called about 6:30 p.m. to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road booked Jeffrey J Hanby into the Lewis County Jail for interfering with a health care facility, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for dispute, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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DOMESTIC INCIDENT

• A woman called 911 last night to tell police that after she struck her teenage daughter in the face, the daughter struck her back. The 15-year-old girl was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for fourth-degree assault, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Even though they both (allegedly) hit each other, parents have certain rights to carrying out physical discipline but children do not have similar rights, detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said.

JEWELRY THEFT

• Police were called about 6:40 p.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of B Street in Centralia to take a report of a stolen wedding ring.

COMMOTION AT CHEHALIS PARK STILL MYSTERIOUS

• Chehalis police are still trying to sort out an alleged attempted robbery from Sunday night at Stan Hedwall Park. A woman called 911 about 7:49 p.m. and said a stranger tried to take her car keys and that she was knocked down and kicked, according to the Chehalis Police Department. However, not everyone involved is making themselves available to be interviewed, detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said. It appears there were two groups of people, he said, with a “couple of females” at the park on Rice Road and then a “couple of males” who showed up. When officers arrived, one male fled and the other was already gone, he said. “I’ve got nothing concrete yet,” Wilson said.

WAYWARD PELLETS

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office yesterday said the duck hunters involved in the incident the morning before in which pellets from bird shot landed on a vehicle and a person in the area of Southwest Sylvenus Street in Chehalis were not cited, but were warned of “better practices”. They were on a pond on private property off the Hillberger and Shorey roads area and fired at a duck overhead, according to Chief Deputy Stacy Brown. The person hit with one of the pellets was on the Rails to Trails trail in the same area, Brown said. There were no injuries to the person and no damage to car, according to Brown. “Of course we would prefer that hunters not shoot at all in areas where there are other people but in this case they heeded our advice and there were no further issues,” Brown said.

DRUGS

• Morton police reported yesterday two juveniles were caught smoking marijuana a week and a half ago at the the 400 block of Main Avenue.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Morton police reported yesterday officers responded to Main Street  to an accident a week ago Monday at 2:49 p.m.  A Lewis County deputy’s vehicle was damaged by another car backing out of a driveway, according to police.  No one was injured and the accident is being handled through the Washington State Patrol.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, obstructing, trespassing, disorderly conduct, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, dispute, loose dogs, misdemeanor theft, malicious mischief, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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Monday, January 25th, 2016
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Updated at 1:12 p.m.

MYSTERY COMMOTION AT CHEHALIS PARK

• Numerous law enforcement officers responded to a report of a robbery at Stan Hedwall Park in Chehalis last night. A spokesperson at the Chehalis Police Department indicated she couldn’t reveal much about what occurred because police are still gathering information. “There was a report of some sort of an altercation out there,” spokesperson Linda Bailey said this morning of the park on Rice Road. The 911 call came at 7:49 p.m. and no arrests have been made. Bailey said she wasn’t aware of anyone being hurt and said the department doesn’t have all the details yet.

SHOT AT IN CHEHALIS

• Police were called about 8:40 a.m. yesterday to the area of Southwest Sylvenus Street in Chehalis where individuals said one of them and their vehicles were sprayed with buckshot from duck hunters. A Chehalis officer responded to take the initial report and the case was turned over to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. No further information from either agency was readily available this morning.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT RANDLE

• Deputies responding yesterday morning to an alleged domestic misdemeanor assault on Cline Road in Randle decided to recommend a felony charge against a 16-year-old boy after learning that two days earlier he had allegedly slammed the same woman against a wall and stopped her from breathing by placing his elbow against her throat, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The teenager was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, according to the sheriff’s office.

BURGLARY PACKWOOD

• Eight hundred dollars cash and two laptop computers were stolen in a burglary at the 100 block of Timberline Point Road in Packwood yesterday, sometime between 8:50 a.m. and 5:10 p.m. The loss to the Steilacoom resident is estimated at $2,375, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Two accordions are missing after a residential burglary at the 600 block of Nick Road in Centralia sometime during the 24 hours that ended at 3 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AUTO THEFT

• A car left running and unoccupied parked on a Centralia city street was stolen, according to a report made to police about 12:45 p.m. on Saturday. Missing from the 200 block of Centralia College Boulevard is a 1994 four-door Infiniti J30 with a license plate reading ASP 3830, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Chehalis police were called just after 1 p.m. on Friday to the 2600 block of Northeast Kresky Avenue regarding a possible theft related to use of a credit card at a business. The case is related to an incident three days earlier at Valley View Medical Center in which all four receptionists tills were reported missing. The investigation continues, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

REMOVED FROM BUILDING

• Centralia police were called about 7:30 a.m. yesterday to the 700 block of Harrison Avenue where sometime during the previous evening someone had removed security cameras from their mountings on the outside of the building. The case is still under investigations, according to the Centralia Police Department.

REMOVED FROM GARAGE

• A 38-year-old man was arrested for trespassing after a real estate agent contacted Centralia police on Saturday to report possibly people in the garage at the vacant home on the 200 block of Tilley Avenue. Zebediah S. Schoening was issued a citation and removed from the property, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called yesterday about a vehicle prowl at South Market Boulevard and 11th Street where someone had broken a side window and damaged the ignition.

• A coin purse and a grooming kit were stolen from a locked vehicle overnight at the 400 block of Southwest 14th Street in Chehalis, according to a report made to police on Friday.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 4:30 p.m. on Friday to the 1000 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue where someone had cut a portion of a fence around a business.

DRUGS

• A 26-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine last night following contact with an officer at the 1000 block of Scammon Creek Road in Centralia. Jeffery T. Larson was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 34-year-old Centralia resident as arrested for possession of methamphetamine around 11 p.m. on Saturday following contact with an officer at the 200 block of North Ash Street in Centralia. Efren J. Arias, 34, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 22-year-old Centralia man who ran on Friday when an officer tried to contact him as a possible suspect in a vehicle prowl the day before in Chehalis was eventually found in a vacant garage, by a police dog, according to the Centralia Police Department. Nathan A. Cheney was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and a warrant in the case associated with the 700 block of South Gold Street, according to police. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants,  shoplifting, disorderly conduct, misdemeanor assault, no-contact order violation, driving with no license, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, lost dog, found dog, loitering, hit and run, vandalism, civil issue, misdemeanor theft, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, harassing text messages, collision on city street, request to have a customer with a couple thousand dollars worth of merchandise in a shopping cart removed from Wal-Mart … and more.

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Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Updated at 8:10 p.m.

BICYCLE BANDITS STRIKE IN CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called at 3:50 p.m. yesterday to Northwest State Avenue where a woman said she set her backpack down and two white males on bicycles snatched it up and fled.

CAR PROWL

• An individual reported a vehicle prowl in progress just after 4 o’clock this morning at the 200 block of South Iron Street in Centralia, but the suspect was scared off, according to the Centralia Police Department. A track with a police dog failed to locate the suspect, according to police.

• Police caught a woman who ran but continued trying to track down a man for almost two hours yesterday morning in Chehalis after an individual caught someone believed to be prowling his vehicle on Northeast Terrace Road. Jobie K. Watson, 30, from Centralia, was arrested for obstructing because she ran from police and then also for possession of drugs, according to the Chehalis Police Department. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail. The male was not located.

• An unknown suspect broke into a locked car and stole a helmet and paperwork from the 900 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 1:40 p.m. yesterday.

• Centralia police were called about 1 p.m. yesterday to the 100 block of West Chestnut Street where someone had stolen a (broken) guitar and a set of jumper cables from an unlocked vehicle.

WHAT THE HECK?

• Centralia police were called at 12:45 p.m. yesterday to the 2600 block of Cooks Hill Road where someone had stolen windshield wipers from three parked vehicles. They replaced them with old, used wipers, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police yesterday were called to the 300 block of Southwest 13th Street where 1994 Toyota Camry missing from Centralia was found.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called just after 8 a.m. yesterday to the 1400 block of Lum Road where an individual had attempted to use a credit card that was denied. He then attempted to open a line of credit and later it was later determined that the credit card was stolen and the credit application fraudulent, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT

• A 24-year-old man was arrested for second-degree assault yesterday after allegedly choking his significant other at the 300 block of Southwest Third Street in Chehalis. Officers responding about 3:15 p.m. booked Matthew P. Paylor, of Centralia, into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Someone spray painted graffiti on the side of a residence at the 1100 block of Alexander Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police last night.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police say a pedestrian sustained a minor leg injury when he stepped off a curb last night and was struck by a passenger vehicle. It happened about 9:20 p.m. at Tower Avenue and Maple Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 16-year-old driver was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with a serious facial laceration after his truck left the roadway early this morning in Onalaska. Deputies responding about 12:30 a.m. to the wreck at Deggler and Middle Ford roads found the 1986 Nissan pickup was totaled, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The teen, from Onalaska, and his 14-year-old passenger from Chehalis had both been wearing seat belts, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. The girl was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital with bruising to her torso, according to Brown.  The boy was cited for second-degree negligent driving and a case will be forwarded to juvenile prosecutors for driving with a suspended license, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 44-year-old man was injured today when his van struck a tree off state Route 7 just a mile north of Morton, according to the Washington State Patrol. Troopers responding at approximately 11 a.m. found that Frank J. Willing had been southbound and going too fast before his vehicle left the roadway, rolled and hit the tree. The Tacoma resident was transported to Morton General Hospital. His Chevrolet Astro van was described as totaled, according to the state patrol. He was to be issued a citation for second-degree negligent driving. Willing was not wearing a seat belt, according to the investigating trooper.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly conduct, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Police were called about 11:30 a.m. yesterday regarding the theft of items from a home while its owner was incarcerated. The back door at the residence on the 700 block of Yew Street had been forced open, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 4:30 a.m. report today of a car stolen from the 300 block of North Tower Avenue. Missing is a black 1994 Toyota Camry, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Someone siphoned gas overnight from a vehicle at the 2600 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia, according to a report made to the Centralia Police Department yesterday morning.

DRUGS

• An officer was called to Chehalis Middle School yesterday morning for a 12-year-old boy allegedly in possession of marijuana, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The case is being referred to juvenile prosecutors, according to police.

AND MORE

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

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Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Updated at 2:04 p.m.

POLICE: GIRL WIELDS KNIFE TO RETRIEVE CELL PHONE, FROM MOM

• Centralia police arrested a 12-year-old girl yesterday who allegedly threatened her mother with a large butcher-type knife after the mom had taken the child’s cell phone away from her. Officers called about 4 p.m. to the 1100 block of South Pearl Street were told the girl confronted the 37-year-old mom who had been asleep in bed, according to the Centralia Police Department. She got her phone and ran off but was located in an alley and taken into custody, according to police. The 12-year-old was booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for first-degree robbery, Sgt. Kurt Reichert said. Nobody was hurt, Reichert said.

UNWELCOME VISITOR DETAINED BY CITIZEN

• A 28-year-old Morton man was held at gunpoint early yesterday morning by a 72-year-old homeowner who woke up to the sound of tires spinning in his driveway and a loud crashing noise around his front porch. Deputies called about 5:15 a.m. to the 900 block of Davis Lake Road in Morton found the accused trespasser sitting in the passenger side of a vehicle in the driveway, appearing to be “heavily” under the influence of an unknown substance, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Law enforcement learned that when the resident confronted him, the subject was talking but not making any sense and went and got into the vehicle where he waited until deputies arrived. Brenton D. Michels was arrested for second-degree criminal trespass and booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

MONEY MISSING

• Chehalis police were called yesterday afternoon to the 1000 block of Northeast Kresky Avenue for a report that all four receptionists tills were taken from the medical department at Valley View Health Center. Police are waiting for further information from the victim, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

EMPTY RESIDENCE BURGLED

• Centralia police were called about 12:30 p.m. yesterday and told an unknown person broke in to a vacant residence on the 1300 block of Windsor Avenue. A loss has not been determined, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called about 8 p.m. yesterday to take a report that a cell phone account was opened using a victim’s information. The case is associated with the 3000 block of Borst Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Someone smashed out a window of a vehicle at the 1200 block of Lum Road in Centralia and rifled through its glove box, according to a report made to police about 11:30 p.m. yesterday.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police were called to Green Hill School yesterday after a plastic baggie containing powder suspected to be be cocaine was found during a room search. The substance field-tested as such, but will now be sent off to the crime lab for analysis, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• A 26-year-old Vancouver man was arrested for second-degree malicious mischief after police were called to the 500 block of Southeast Washington Avenue yesterday regarding an estimated $3,000 damage to the fire suppression system in a room at the drug and alcohol treatment center. Christopher M. Rew was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

LOST AND FOUND

• Chehalis police were contacted by a woman in Shelton last night who said she got a phone call telling her that her dog which was stolen last year had been located in Chehalis, but the caller would only release details to a police officer.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 27-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for driving under the influence after she missed a curve and rolled her pickup truck last night at the 3600 block of Cooks Hill Road outside Centralia. Deputies responding about 9:15 p.m. found that neither Megan R. Lynch nor her two passengers were injured, but the truck sustained major damage, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Lynch was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants; responses for alarm, dispute, misdemeanor theft, collision on city street, suspicious circumstances … and more.

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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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Updated at 2:43 p.m.

MAN ACCIDENTALLY SHOT IN RANDLE

• A 69-year-old Randle resident who was accidentally shot while cleaning a gun yesterday was transported to Harborview Medical Center, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said the man was home alone at the 100 block of Morris Road when he was injured in his left forearm by a Derringer 410 and then drove himself from  to the Randle Medical Clinic about 3:40 p.m. He was taken by ambulance to Morton General Hospital, before being transferred to the Seattle hospital, Brown said.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT

• A 23-year-old Chehalis area resident who allegedly choked his girlfriend until she couldn’t breathe suffered cuts to his arm and leg when she grabbed an object off the bed and began hitting him, not realizing the object was a knife. Deputies called about 9:30 p.m. on Friday to the 100 block of Mountain Estates Drive learned the pair had been arguing about text messages from another woman, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown didn’t describe how serious the injuries were to Mikal S. Osborne, but noted he was arrested for second-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County Jail.  Instead of charging the felony, prosecutors moved Osborne’s case to Lewis County District Court.

• A 53-year-old Chehalis area man was arrested for second-degree assault after allegedly hitting his teenage son in the face multiple times, leaving him with what looked to be a broken nose on Friday. Deputies called about 4:40 p.m. to the 100 block of Borovec Road were told the two were arguing about the 17-year-old’s job, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The son went out the door, the dad told him to be home for dinner and the son’s reply of something like “FU” preceded the alleged assault, according to the sheriff’s office. Randy J. Granger was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

DETAINEE ASSAULT

• Chehalis police were called to the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center about 9:30 p.m. on Friday where a 15-year-old boy allegedly shoved a female employee. The teen is facing a possible charge of custodial assault, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BURGLARY

• Officers responding to an alarm at the Twin City Town Center at about 5 a.m. on Sunday found the front door open at a business and several thousand dollars worth of merchandise missing. Police are still waiting for a detailed list of what was stolen, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called on Sunday to the 600 block of Northwest State Avenue where someone had busted through the back door of a business and left with various items, including grow lights.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that someone broke in to a shop at the 300 block of Fawn Hill Drive outside Chehalis some time between last Tuesday and Wednesday and stole a Stihl chainsaw, a 20-gauge shotgun and something described as a Fluke multimeter. The loss is estimated at $750, according to the sheriff’s office.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police called about 2 p.m. on Friday regarding an unlocked van with its keys left in it stolen from the 600 block of South Market Boulevard were able to direct the victim to the vehicle discovered earlier abandoned in an alley. The victim was able to retrieve the van from the area near the 300 block of Southwest 16th Street, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called regarding a vehicle prowl about 9:30 p.m. on Sunday in the area of Washington Avenue and Sixth Street.

POWER CUT

• Police were called just after 7 a.m. yesterday to the 300 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia where sometime since the previous evening, someone had cut through a power cable at a business.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespass, shoplifting, disorderly conduct, urinating in public, driving with suspended license, making false statement to an officer; responses for dispute, misdemeanor theft, barking neighbor dog, child custody issue, warning for a panhandler, collision on city street, stranger standing in driveway, someone sleeping in the entryway of a church, request for advice on how to get two vehicles unstuck from each other following minor parking lot encounter … and more.

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Monday, January 18th, 2016
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BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Police were called about 8:40 p.m. yesterday to a burglary at the 700 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia. A bag of hand tools were taken from the garage and someone also attempted to steal a car parked at the location,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 3:50 a.m. today to the 1500 block of Lewis Street to take a report that a black Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck had been stolen. It has a license plate reading C17258D, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 27-year-old Centralia resident was arrested on Saturday for theft of a motor vehicle in a case associated with the 400 block of East Pine Street in Centralia. Yolanda Ramirez was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called yesterday to the 400 block of South Silver Street where sometime since the previous evening, someone broke out the passenger window to the victim’s vehicle while it was parked in their driveway. Nothing was noted as missing, according to police.

• Police were called yesterday morning regarding a vehicle prowl at the 1600 block of Military Road in Centralia. Sometime since the previous evening, someone entered the unlocked vehicle and took a set of keys and some other unspecified items,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 5:30 a.m. yesterday where a resident of the 200 block of West Chestnut Street had yelled from their home at someone inside their unlocked vehicle, but the suspect had fled. The car stereo and other items had been removed, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 4:20 a.m. yesterday to the 500 block of South Silver Street when a car alarm activated when someone broke out its window. There was nothing immediately noticed as missing from the vehicle and officers were not able to find the suspect, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police took a report from a taxi service about 12:30 p.m. on Saturday after a woman got a ride from Chehalis to Centralia and then ran off without paying. The case is associated with a location at Silver and Summa streets, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, assault, trespass, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, vandalism, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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Saturday, January 16th, 2016
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VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 7:10 a.m. yesterday about a Yamaha 225 motorcycle stolen from the 100 block of North Oak Street sometime during the previous 24 hours. The Yamaha, non-functioning, was found abandoned on the 200 block of North King Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• A wallet and a set of keys were reported stolen from a home on the 300 block of Kearney Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday evening.

• Centralia police were called about 6:25 p.m. yesterday about jewelry stolen from a room at a motel on the 1000 block of Eckerson Road.

• Police took a report yesterday from the 500 block of North Rock Street in Centralia regarding the fraudulent use of a credit card.

MORE FROM MORTON COUNTRY MARKET ARRESTS

• Morton police are working with other law enforcement agencies to contact at least 32 victims whose property was found inside the stolen Toyota Scion recovered in the parking lot at the Country Market in Morton last Monday. The driver, 19-year-old Jocelyn R. MacFarland, told the police chief the car was borrowed from a person in Tacoma and that not everything in the car belonged to her and her boyfriend. Besides a stolen firearm located in the glove compartment, police found credit cards, EBT cards, checks and personal banking and financial accounting documents, according to the Morton Police Department. Unspecified medications were recovered as well, according to police. Morton police have determined people in  four cities were victimized and are working with the Tacoma Police Department, the Puyallup Police Department and the state Department of Social and Health Services to find the rightful owners, according to information released yesterday. MacFarland, and Austin L. Hedges, 23, both from Morton, were charged on Tuesday in Lewis County Superior Court with taking a motor vehicle without permission and other related offenses. Morton police subsequently searched a residence on Third Street associated with the case and turned up more suspected unlawfully possessed credit cards and identifications as well as a “contraband weapon.”

LEWIS COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS

• Crime Stoppers of Lewis County and the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance with an arson investigation relating to the 200 block of Aubrey Lane,  east of Chehalis. On the night of Jan. 1, someone entered a garage on the property and set a fire in a vehicle. The loss is estimated at $5,000. Crime Stoppers is looking for tips and notes that anonymous calls can be made to 1-800-748-6422 or information may be shared online at www.lewiscountycrimestoppers.org

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Friday, January 15th, 2016
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SUPER SHOPLIFTING

• Chehalis police were called about 7:35 p.m. yesterday to the 500 block of South Market Boulevard after an alarm sounded at a rear emergency exit at Rite-Aid and then employees discovered “a lot” of alcohol missing from a back storage room. Two male suspects were described as in their 30s or 40s, one white and one black, according to the Chehalis Police Department. A dollar value of the loss was not yet available, police said.

• A trooper happened to be in the area when a man wheeled a big screen television out of Wal-Mart yesterday afternoon, without paying, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Donny L. Clark, 55, of Olympia, was contacted then arrested for third-degree theft in connection with the merchandise, a 55-inch TV valued at $620, according to police. He was then released pending his court date, according to police.

• A call to the parking lot at Wal-Mart for suspicious circumstances, a man seen looking into a vehicle, happened about the same time yesterday morning that a woman pushed a shopping cart of merchandise outside the store without paying and led to one arrest, according to the Chehalis Police Department. It turned out the two had arrived together and he was released, but she was detained, according to police. Elicia A. Thebiay, 40, from Oakville, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for a drug violation, as a glass smoking device was found, according to police. A case for third-degree theft was also forwarded to prosecutors, according to Deputy Chief Randy Kaut.

SHOPLIFTING SCUFFLE

• Two individuals were detained for alleged shoplifting at Sun Bird Shopping Center and a third person reportedly punched an employee and fled late yesterday afternoon. Officers responding to the approximately 5:35 p.m. call to the store on North National Avenue let the female go and arrested 35-year-old Jose A. Pulido for third-degree theft in connection with a flashlight taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He was then released pending a court date, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• Two stolen vehicles were recovered in Centralia yesterday morning, one parked on the side of the street at the 400 block of South Diamond and the other abandoned in a lot on the 300 block of South Street.

LOCKER ROOM THEFT

• An Apple watch was reported stolen yesterday from a locker room at the 800 block of Eshom Road in Centralia.

MAIL THEFT

• Centralia police were called yesterday afternoon to take a report that someone stole mail two days in a row from a mailbox on the 1500 block of Fairview Lane.

CAR PROWL

• Cash was stolen from a vehicle parked at the 300 block of Southwest Third Street in Chehalis sometime in the half hour previous to an approximately 7 p.m. call to police yesterday. One door had been left unlocked, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police were called about 10:25 a.m. yesterday regarding an unlocked vehicle prowled at the 700 block of Gold Street in Centralia. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Centralia Police Department. An officer took another report a while later from the same area of someone stealing the rear view mirror from inside another, unlocked, vehicle, according to police.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called yesterday to the 600 block of West Cherry Street where someone had slashed two truck tires sometime during the night.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE

• A fight over a plate of food being knocked out of one person’s hands led to a 59-year-old man arrested last night for fourth-degree assault. Officers called about 10:50 p.m. to the 2600 block of Fords Prairie Avenue in Centralia booked Eric J. Underwood into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, blankets on the backside of a building as though someone may be sleeping there … and more.

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Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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FIREARMS MISSING

• Thirteen rifles are among the items reported stolen from  a Chehalis area residence sometime between 4 a.m. and 3 p.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss from the 2000 block of Bishop Road is estimated at about $2,000, according to the sheriff’s office. An investigation is ongoing, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

GARDEN STORE BREAK-IN

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning to a business on the 600 block of Northwest State Avenue where sometime during the night someone smashed open a door and made off with about $5,000 worth of lighting equipment. It’s the second time in less than two weeks that Kaija’s garden and pet store has been burglarized.

ATTEMPTED FRAUD

• Police were called to a bank at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia just before 5 p.m. yesterday where an individual reportedly attempted to pass a stolen check. The suspect, described by police only as a white male, fled before officers arrived,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 11:45 p.m. yesterday to the 800 block of South Gold Street where someone had rummaged through a parked, unlocked vehicle. Nothing was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 1:15 p.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 500 block of West Cherry Street in Centralia. Missing was some change and a basket, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Paperwork was stolen overnight from a car parked at the 600 block of Hamilton Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday morning.

OTHER THEFT

• An individual called Chehalis police just before 4 p.m. yesterday from the parking lot at Wal-Mart to say someone had stolen the license plates off his vehicle while he was shopping.

ASSAULT REPORTED

• Centralia police are investigating a suspected assault of a young child, following a report made late yesterday afternoon. No arrest has been made, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MISSING PERSON

• Chehalis police were contacted last night by a woman reporting her grown son was missing. The 32-year-old man from Edmonds was arrested in Centralia early on Sunday morning and she last knew he was at the Lewis County Jail, according to police. Chehalis police learned that upon his release from jail, he was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital for a mental health evaluation and was no longer at the hospital, according to the Chehalis Police Department. His name and information were entered into a law enforcement database, police said. Andre Laroche is 6-feet tall weighing 265 pounds and is bald but has a dark mustache and goatee, according to detective Sgt. Gary Wilson.

HIT AND RUN

• Deputies are looking for information about a truck which struck an overhead traffic light about 10:40 p.m. yesterday at Jackson Highway and Spencer Road. It’s believed the same vehicle struck power lines at Toledo-Vader Road in the area of Drews Prairie Road knocking out electricity to several homes, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor theft, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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OWNER CHASES SHOPLIFTER

• The owner of a Centralia business fought with a suspected shoplifter yesterday who fled with a rack of CDs. Officers called about 2:30 p.m. to the 600 block of North Tower Avenue learned that when the suspect got into a car, the owner grabbed the rack of CDs and the suspect’s cell phone, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police have identified a “person of interest” and are investigating the case as a second-degree robbery because the alleged shoplifter struck the owner while in the parking lot, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• A 1987 BMW 535, with flat tires, was reported missing from the 200 block of Hemlock Street in Centralia yesterday afternoon. The car has a license plate reading AHT 9494, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MISSING MEDS

• Centralia police were called yesterday afternoon to the 700 block of North Pearl Street to take a report of the theft of medication. A caregiver is suspected, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called yesterday regarding suspected stolen medication from a home on Southwest Third Street.

OTHER THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 12:10 p.m. yesterday to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue regarding a theft. Further details were not yet available.

• Chehalis police were contacted yesterday about a cell phone missing from a locker at Chehalis Middle School.

• Centralia police took a report on Monday morning of the theft of mail from a mailbox at the 300 block of East Main Street.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 1:10 p.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 400 block of East Main Street. A window had been broken out and it wasn’t yet known what might be missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were contacted yesterday by a previous car prowl victim who reported a bank card had been stolen, from the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue.

• Police called about 8 p.m. on Monday about a person seen trying door handles in the parking lot at Wal-Mart contacted the individual and discovered he had a misdemeanor warrant. He denied the suspicious activity, but Stephen F. Lynn, 56, of Olympia, was arrested for the warrant and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police were called to the 700 block of North Pearl Street on Monday about an overnight vehicle prowl there.

• Change was stolen from a locked vehicle during the night a t the 900 block of E Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police on Monday.

• A pocket knife was among the items missing following a vehicle prowl at the 1300 block of Central Boulevard in Centralia, which was reported to police about 11 a.m. on Monday.

JUST ODD

• Someone cut the lock off a dumpster at the 500 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police at about 5:10 p.m. on Monday.

MORTON COUNTRY MARKET ARRESTS

• A couple pulled over in a stolen car in the parking lot at the Country Market in Morton were brought before a judge yesterday in Lewis County Superior Court. Jocelyn R. MacFarland, 19, and Austin L. Hedges, 23, were each charged yesterday with taking a motor vehicle without permission, second-degree possession of stolen property and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. They told the Morton police chief when they were arrested on Monday the Toyota Scion was borrowed from person in Tacoma and that not everything in the car belonged to them, according to charging documents. A loaded Smith and Wesson was found in the glove box and the vehicle also contained two driver’s licenses, a social security card, a debit card and a credit card all with various people’s names on them, according to court documents. A third person told police she was only with them because she was getting a ride, prosecutors wrote. The judge yesterday ordered the two held on $10,000 bail and scheduled their arraignments for Thursday.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Troopers called about 11 a.m. yesterday to U.S. Highway 12 in Glenoma when an eastbound box truck left the roadway and came to rest about 50 feet away on its side found the driver had been distracted, according to the Washington State Patrol. The driver was taken to Morton General Hospital as a precaution, according to the state patrol. The truck was towed, Trooper Tara Hicks said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor theft, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation; responses for alarm, shoplifting, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, receipt of counterfeit bills … and more.

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Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 16-year-old boy suffered a possible head injury when he lost control of his car on an icy road and collided with a power pole yesterday morning outside Chehalis. A deputy responding to the approximately 6:50 a.m. wreck at the 600 block of Coal Creek Road noted the Chehalis resident had been wearing his seatbelt but was traveling too fast, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. His Ford Focus sustained major damage, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 16-year-old driver from Winlock escaped injury in a single-vehicle collision about 8:35 a.m. yesterday at the 100 block of Roe Road outside of Winlock. The teen was traveling eastbound, lost control on the icy road and slid into the ditch, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The Ford Taurus sustained major front end damage, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 52-year-old Packwood man was injured when he lost control of vehicle on Sunday afternoon on an icy stretch of the 400 block of Cannon Road. The Ford Ranger went into a ditch and rolled, coming to rest on its driver’s side, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s office. He was transported by aid to Morton General Hospital with a broken arm and his truck was towed, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants,  malicious mischief, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, car prowl shoplifting, harassment, misdemeanor assault, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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Monday, January 11th, 2016
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SCHOOL ASSAULT

• Chehalis police are investigating a fight between two students at W.F West High School on Friday as a possible felony assault. Officers responding about 12:30 p.m. learned an individual who phoned 911 said the 15-year-old girl was kicked in the head, but this morning police say she was hit multiple times, including possibly in the head by a knee. The officer had not yet interviewed the other girl as of this morning, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said he didn’t know the extent of the injuries, but the case is being investigated as a second-degree assault.

SUSPICIOUS BANK CARDS

• Police found several credit cards on a woman arrested for trespassing yesterday after she allegedly went inside an empty home on the 500 block of Yew Street in Centralia. Sara M. Culp, 33, was booked into the Lewis County Jail after the approximately 2 p.m. contact with an officer, also for misdemeanor warrants, according to the Centralia Police Department. The bank cards didn’t have Culp’s name on them, so officers are investigating, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 6:50 p.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 900 block of North Washington Avenue in Centralia. A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called yesterday to the 900 block of F Street where someone had entered a parked and unlocked vehicle sometime since the previous evening. Missing were miscellaneous items, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• Centralia police arrested a 31-year-old man for possession of heroin last night at the 900 block of North Washington Avenue. Jeremiah R Johnson, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 23-year-old man contacted at Wal-Mart for being at the store after previously being “trespassed” from there on Friday night was subsequently arrested for possession of heroin. Nicholas A. Huston was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called about 11 a.m. yesterday regarding someone slashing tires on a vehicle at the 500 block of Railroad Avenue in Centralia.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, disorderly conduct, malicious mischief, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, minor in possession and/or consumption of alcohol; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, suspicious circumstances, parental custody issues, collision on city street … and more.

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Sunday, January 10th, 2016
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ATV STOLEN

• A green Polaris quad was missing from a shed on the 400 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia on Friday morning.

PROWLING CONTINUES IN CENTRALIA

• Police were called about 1:30 p.m. yesterday to the 300 block of Lakeshore Drive in Centralia where they were told someone broke the door lock on a work truck and removed a work binder.

• Someone stole $25 in coins and miscellaneous other items from a vehicle parked at the 1600 block of Military Road in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 12:30 p.m. yesterday.

• Police were called about 8:50 a.m. yesterday for a car prowl at the 700 block of South Silver Street. Someone apparently used a large rock to break out a passenger window and then stole a purse, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A bag filled with softball equipment was reported stolen from a vehicle parked at the 500 block of South Ash Street in Centralia just before midnight on Friday.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called on Friday by an individual at he 1300 block of South Gold Street who said several checks were missing from her checkbook and were clearing the bank even though the victim did not issue them.  The investigation is continuing.

ON THE ROAD

• When an officer arrested a 31-year-old Centralia motorist for driving with a suspended license just before 10 p.m. on Friday, his three passengers were all arrested and booked for outstanding warrants. Jeremiah R. Johnson, 31, of Centralia, was arrested and then released after the stop at the 800 block of Harrison Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department. But booked into the Lewis County Jail were Brandi J. Shea, 34, of Chehalis; John L .Lininger, 42, of Centralia; and Toni L. Maier, 44, of Centralia, according to police.

• It was about 4:20 a.m. today when an officer made contact with a woman in a suspicious vehicle at the 900 block of Yew Street, who allegedly gave police a fake name. Officers concluded she was 21-year-old Kristina S. Bailey, who had two outstanding warrants for her arrest, according to the Centralia Police Department. Bailey was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, reckless driving, disorderly conduct, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … go Hawks … and more.