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Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

YOU BOUGHT A WHAT?

• Centralia police were called about 11:50 a.m. yesterday to the Bank of America on the 100 block of South Pearl Street where a 29-year-old man had allegedly choked a family member during an argument about the purchase of a gerbil. Jason R. Ferris, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for fourth-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.

LOCKER ROOM THEFT

• Centralia police say they found stolen credit cards in the pocket of  suspect when he was detained for an unrelated assault yesterday afternoon at the 600 block of Centralia College Boulevard. A cell phone and the credit cards had gone missing earlier in the day from a locker room, according to the Centralia Police Department. Adam T, Kay, no age provided, a homeless person, was issued a citation for third-degree theft and then released, according to police.

DOGNAPPING

• Centralia police took a report of the theft of a dog from the 200 block of East Chestnut Street yesterday.

OTHER THEFT

• Police were called regarding the theft of a license plate from the 600 block of Centralia College Boulevard just before 8 o’clock yesterday morning.

DRUGS

• A 28-year-old Chehalis man who allegedly shoplifted a hot wheel-type car and another item from Wal-Mart last night was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, third-degree theft and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police were called about 8:15 p.m. to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue and booked Fernando Morales Sanchez into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

NOT SCAMMED

• A Chehalis woman called police yesterday after getting a phone call from someone who said he was her grandson and needed bail money because he got arrested. He told her he sounded different because he had a cold, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The woman called the jail he mentioned to verify the claim and they told her she should report it to police, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said.

ASSAULT IN WINLOCK

• Winlock police are investigating an assault that happened early Friday morning and landed an individual in Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with serious injuries. It happened in the parking lot near Frank’s Bar in Winlock, according to the Winlock Police Department. A man was arrested on Sunday for first-degree assault and second-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County Jail, but was released with no charges filed by the prosecutor. Chief Terry Williams is asking anyone with information to contact them at 360-785-3891 or wpd@toledotel.com

ROLLING SMOKE

• Firefighters were called out twice yesterday for fire in the back of a mobile paper shredding vehicle. Chehalis Fire Department Firefighter Pat Gilligan said after the first incident the driver had waited about an hour and a half for it too cool down and then continued on their way but soon was stopped off South Market Boulevard when it reignited. The crew put foam on it; it was mostly a lot of smoke, Gilligan said. He suggested it was likely an overheated bearing that caused smoldering of the paper.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants,  driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarms, disputes, noisy children, harassment, vandalism, misdemeanor assault, misdemeanor theft, counterfeit bill, protection order violation, a vehicle theft that turned out to have only been impounded … and more.

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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Updated at 8:08 p.m.

SHERIFF: FRAUD OPERATION UNCOVERED IN ONALASKA

• An Onalaska woman was arrested yesterday at her home where deputies found a suspected check-printing operation. Two others wanted on warrants were arrested at the same time, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. An investigation began about two weeks ago with a 67-year-old who was victimized when someone wrote a fraudulent check at the Chehalis Safeway for $352 worth of groceries, according to the sheriff’s office. Yesterday, when surveillance video that was obtained revealed the woman at the grocery store, whose name was on the check, deputies and members of the Centralia Police Department went together to contact her at the 400 block of View Ridge Road, as well as several people with warrants believed to be hanging out with her, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Shauna Ridgley was detained and gave law enforcement permission to go inside her home to find wanted persons, Brown said. A 30-year-old Tumwater woman came out with a knife in her hand, wouldn’t obey commands and made comments about “suicide by cop”, Brown said. Officers used a Taser to take her – Amy Moore – into custody, according to Brown. Inside, they found Francisco Lamas, 29, of Centralia. While inside, officers saw check printing materials in the kitchen and subsequently got a warrant to collect numerous identifications, documents and pieces of mail belonging to other people, according to Brown. Ridgley was arrested for theft, forgery and manufacturing fraudulent financial documents, according to the sheriff’s office. The other two were arrested for their warrants and all three booked into the Lewis County Jail. The 67-year-old is just one of the victims, according to Brown.

AUTO THEFT

• A 71-year-old woman reported yesterday her red 2000 Ford Mustang was stolen overnight from the 6000 block of state Route 508 near Morton. The car disappeared sometime after 10 p.m. Sunday and before 7 a.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It has a license plate of ANS 3279, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss is estimated at $10,000 Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 12:15 p.m. yesterday regarding the theft of medications from the 2000 block of Cooks Hill Road.

• Chehalis police were called yesterday about mail stolen from mailboxes along Southwest 15th Street.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 9:25 p.m. yesterday to the parking lot at Providence Centralia Hospital after someone was caught breaking into a car. The owner caught him, but he ran away, however, officers found something the suspect accidentally left behind with his name on it, according to the Centralia Police Department. Charles A. Riggs must have dropped his discharge papers from the hospital and he was subsequently located and arrested for second-degree vehicle prowl, according to Sgt. Jim Shannon. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• Centralia police took a report yesterday afternoon about an overnight vehicle prowl at the 600 block of Warren Street.

DRUGS

• A 15-year-old girl was arrested for possession of marijuana yesterday in connection with an incident at the 800 block of Eshom Road in Centralia.

SHRUB ISSUES

• A 54-year-old Morton man made a vandalism complaint after someone pruned his junipers and threw the limbs in his yard last week. The suspect in the incident on the 100 block of Collar Avenue is an 81-year-old neighbor, according to the Morton Police Department. The damage is estimated at $5,000, police report.

FROM THE COURTHOUSE

• A public works employee in Somerville, Texas has been booked into the Lewis County Jail on a charge of child molestation following an investigation that began last year about incidents that allegedly took place in Centralia around 2009. Teddi B. Kendig, 54, yesterday was ordered held on $50,000 bail. Prosecutors state in charging documents that a girl told police last April that when she was 6 or 7 years old, the man her mother was dating pulled down his pants and asked her to touch him, when they were alone together. First-degree child molestation has a maximum penalty of life in prison. Kendig’s arraignment is scheduled for Thursday in Lewis County Superior Court.

• A 28-year-old homeless man was arrested after his 9-year-old daughter was found alone and wandering the streets on the 100 block of Ribelin Road outside Chehalis about 6 a.m. on Saturday, and deputies learned the two had broken into her grandmother’s house nearby to watch television and then slept in the loft of a shack. Charging documents state the girl was hysterical, shivering and shoeless and had been looking for her dad after awakening about an hour earlier and finding him gone. About two hours after responding to the call, a deputy found Derrick W. Burke hiding on the property, and he said he’d gone in the house to take a shower, but then found the door wide open and feared there were burglars, so he hid in the bushes, according to charging documents. Burke had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, the documents state, that he said he was unaware of. Charging documents state the child’s mother gave conflicting statements to police about the situation. Burke was charged yesterday in Lewis County Superior Court with reckless endangerment, first-degree criminal trespass and also for escape from community custody for failing to maintain contact with his community corrections officer – in connection with a 2013 conviction for possession of methamphetamine. Defense attorney Joely O’Rourke told a judge yesterday her client was currently working at a Chehalis vehicle repair business, but hadn’t yet gotten his first paycheck. His bail was set at $10,000 and his arraignment is Thursday in Lewis County Superior Court.

WRECK

• Car parts were left behind in a hit and run that damaged a large section of chain link fence at Winlock High School,  according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responding yesterday to North Military and Nevil roads believes it was a small car and reports the cost is $500 to $1,000, according to the sheriff’s office.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving under the influence; responses for alarms, disputes, report of rape, collision on city street … and more.

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Monday, March 2nd, 2015

ATTEMPTED APPLIANCE THEFT

• Someone kicked in a door and tried to steal a dishwasher from a residence on the 300 block of Winston Creek Road near Lake Mayfield, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning. The discovery was made yesterday by an individual who went to clean the place for new tenants, according to the sheriff’s office. Nothing else was missing or disturbed, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

BURGLARY TO SHOP

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning nearly $2,000 worth of items were stolen on Feb. 19 from the 3000 block of Lowery Lane outside Centralia. Among the missing property were a Stihl chainsaw, various tools and two motorcycles – a Honda and a Suzuki , according to the sheriff’s office.

SCRAP METAL TAKEN

• Sometime during the week that ended on Saturday, someone stole scrap copper from a barn, workshop and garage at the 1800 block of Bunker Creek Road west of Chehalis. The loss is estimated at $100, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

VEHICLE PROWL

• An officer called to the 500 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia about 1:10 p.m. yesterday was told someone stole items from a pickup truck while its owner was shopping.

VANDALISM

• Police were called about 3:30 a.m. today when a taxi driver reported an individual kicked out the taxi’s tail light following an argument at the 1200 block of Mellen Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.

COLLISION

• An 18-year-old passenger was hospitalized yesterday evening after a 21-year-old driver lost control of his 2001 Pontiac at a corner at the 100 block of the Toledo-Vader Road and struck a guard rail. A deputy responding after the approximately 5:15 p.m. wreck outside Toledo reports the driver was uninjured but the passenger sustained an arm laceration as well as neck and back pain, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Both are from Castle Rock, according to the sheriff’s office. The car was described as totaled.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, assault, shoplifting, driving under the influence; responses for alarms, gas drive off, hit and run, hit and run, hit and run  … and more.

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Sunday, March 1st, 2015

CHILDRENS’ CLINIC CATCHES FIRE IN CENTRALIA

• Riverside Fire Authority reports heavy damage from a fire last night at a childrens’ medical clinic across from Providence Centralia Hospital. Crews called about 8:10 p.m. to Northwest Pediatric Center on the 1900 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia found fire at the rear of the building with extension into the attic, according to Capt. Casey McCarthy. The fire was brought under control quickly with assistance from fire departments in Chehalis and Rochester, according to McCarthy. Nobody was injured. Riverside tweeted just before 9:30 p.m. the fire was out and personnel were helping representatives of the business to salvage high priority supplies and property. The cause was under investigation.

MILKING PARLOR CATCHES FIRE IN ADNA

• Fire struck at an Adna dairy during the night, damaging its milking parlor but firefighters were able to keep it from spreading to a barn containing some 200 cows. Lewis County Fire District 6 called just before 3:30 a.m. to the 400 block of Bunker Creek Road found the long, narrow parlor building roughly 75 percent involved in flames, Firefighter Matt McCoy said. The building was connected in a T-fashion to the large barn, he said. “I thought we were going to lose the barn with the cows, but the guys did a really good job of knocking it down,” McCoy said. They were assisted by crews from the Chehalis Fire Department, Lewis County Fire District 13 and Riverside Fire Authority, he said. McCoy said it appeared some of the equipment may be salvageable, but the owner had to find a way with neighbors to get the cows milked this morning. It might not have ended so well if not for a deputy out on patrol who noticed the smoke, he said. “That right there was one of the saving graces,” he said. The cause is under investigation.

DUI COLLISION

• A 21-year-old driver was hospitalized early this morning after he wrecked a car on Jackson Highway at Plomondon Road outside Toledo. Troopers called at 4:55 a.m. report Ivan W. Case, of Chehalis, was traveling fast southbound, failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway, coming to rest in the ditch. The 2009 Honda Accord he was driving is described as totaled. He was wearing a seatbelt, but was injured and transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. The crash is blamed on speed and Case is to be issued a citation for driving under the influence, according to the state patrol.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespass, obstructing, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence; responses for vandalism, missing vehicle  … and more.

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The end of the long milking parlor farthest from the cow barn after the fire is mostly extinguished. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 6

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Friday, February 27th, 2015

HIT AND RUN ONE

• A 41-year-old Centralia man who reportedly “hit on” on woman at a Chehalis bank yesterday, then backed into her vehicle and drove away without stopping was arrested later for hit and run. Police were called about 12:40 p.m. to the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue where the 41-year-old woman said he had been harassing her, they got into a short disagreement and after he hit her car, he just said ‘it’s fine’ and left, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An officer tracked down the man’s sport utility vehicle during the night at a motel, and he admitted having been at the bank but didn’t recall hitting any vehicle, according to police. Deputy Chief Randy Kaut said it wasn’t clear if he intentionally backed into her vehicle. Douglas M. Martin was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

HIT AND RUN TWO

• It was just before 10 o’clock in the morning when a 21-year-old motorist came around a corner fast and struck a parked vehicle as well as a rhododendron in a flower bed outside the Lewis County Coroner’s Office. It happened on Wednesday, at the 500 block of Northwest Center Street, and Curtis J. Ebner was arrested for driving under the influence, for hit and run, and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

MISSING HELICOPTER

• A remote-controlled helicopter was among the items stolen in a break-in reported yesterday at the 1700 block of state Route 7 outside of Morton. Someone burglarized a shop building sometime since Monday and also made off with a toolbox and two chainsaws, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

ANOTHER MISSING CHAINSAW

• Sometime between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. yesterday, someone stole a Stihl chainsaw from a residence on the 500 block of Antrim Road outside Winlock, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

MORE THEFT

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning a 20-year-old homeless person was arrested for the alleged theft of a credit card when a deputy responded to a dispute on Wednesday at the 200 block of Joppish Road outside Centralia. While there, the deputy learned Jesse S. Shannon had taken the credit card from the other individual involved in the argument, according to the sheriff’s office. Shannon also allegedly made some $2,400 worth of charges on the card in Tumwater, an allegation being handled by the Tumwater Police Department, detective Sgt. Steve Aust said. Shannon was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree theft, according to Aust.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 7:40 a.m. yesterday to the 400 block of South Gold Street in Centralia where a set of keys had been stolen from a vehicle.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, suspicious circumstances, collisions on city streets … and more.

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Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Updated

SHOWDOWN

• Centralia police say a 37-year-old man yesterday jumped out in front of a patrol car nearly causing a wreck and demanded to fight with the officer. It happened about 6:45 p.m. in the area of Delaware and Fulton streets, according to the Centralia Police Department. The office demanded to see the man’s identification, the man ran off across the railroad tracks. He was quickly located and taken into custody, according to police. Then, the subject reportedly threatened to find the officer off-duty and kill him, according to police. Charles R. Simpson was arrested for harassment and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

FIGHT

• Centralia police found two young men had been fighting when they responded to loud voices and a possible break-in at the 400 block of South Tower Avenue about 12:50 a.m. today. One was 20, the other 24, according to the Centralia Police Department. One walked away and the other was transported to the hospital for treatment, according to police. Bo D. Rupert and Anthony F. Boone, both from Centralia, can expect to receive summons to appear in Centralia Municipal Court for fighting in public, according to police.

THEFT

• Centralia police were called about a theft at the 200 block of Floral Street about 11:30 a.m. yesterday. Missing are a moving dolly and a Craftsman tool chest, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called yesterday about a refrigerator missing from a vacant rental house on the 200 block of South Street in Centralia.

• A portable stereo was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1000 block of B Street in Centralia about 6:20 a.m. today.

STEALING POWER

• A homeless man who went into an empty mobile home and used electricity inside was arrested overnight for second-degree burglary in Centralia. Terry L. Bryan, 35, was booked into the Lewis County Jail after contact with an officer about 12:15 a.m. at the 1700 block of Cooks Hill Road, according to the Centralia Police Department.

COLLISION

• A 43-year-old woman was hospitalized after her car and a semi-truck collided yesterday on northbound Interstate 5 just south of the Lewis-Thurston county line. Firefighters responding about 1:30 p.m. describe the vehicle damage as moderate and the woman as in stable condition. She was the only person person in her vehicle and the only one injured, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for shoplifting, protection order violation … and more.

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Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

PURSE TAKEN WHILE SHOPPING

• Centralia police were called about 7:35 p.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue where someone stole a purse from a shopping cart while the victim was shopping.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 11:40 a.m. yesterday about the theft of a black 1990 Acura Integra at the 2400 block of Borst Avenue. The car was late recovered,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 34-year-old Centralia man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and an outstanding misdemeanor warrant following a traffic stop about 7:45 a.m. yesterday. Clifford E. Briscoe was contacted on Long Road near the intersection of Alder Street in Centralia and a deputy found a small amount of a substance suspected to be meth, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Briscoe was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault,  driving with suspended license; responses for alarms, malicious mischief … and more.

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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

GUNS GONE

• Police were called to a burglary about 5:50 p.m. yesterday at a residence on the 200 block of Southeast Park Hill Drive in Chehalis. The victim returned home to find the front door kicked in, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Among the property missing was a Smith and Wesson revolver, a watch and a $100 bill, according to police.

• Someone stole a firearm from a home on the 1200 block of Jalyn Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday. The rifle looks like an AK47, but only shoots .22 caliber bullets, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MEDS MISSING

• Prescription medications was reported stolen from the 200 block of Centralia College Boulevard in Centralia yesterday, according to police.

TRUCKS TAKEN

• Centralia police took a report yesterday of a red and gray 1983 GMC pickup getting stolen from the 2300 block of Sirkka Avenue.

• Police were called yesterday to the 300 block of North Tower Avenue regarding a maroon 1991 Toyota pickup truck stolen sometime since Friday. It has a license plate reading B25903V, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police took a report of a vehicle prowl at the 800 block of Hillburger Road near the Willapa Trail. The victim was gone about 20 minutes and returned to find the driver’s side window broken, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation, driving under the influence, possession of liquor by minor, responses for teenage dine-and-dash, collision on city street, intoxicated driver in a ditch … and more.

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Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Updated at 8:25 p.m.

TIP JAR TAKEN, ONE ARRESTED

• Police arrested a 34-year-old man yesterday for allegedly stealing a tip jar from a business on the the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, and found him in a car which had been reported stolen. Officers were called about 10:20 a.m. and soon after came across the suspect vehicle on Mellen Street at Ellsbury Street, according to the Centralia Police Department. James E. Reinke, described as transient, said a friend had loaned him the car but Reinke was booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of a stolen vehicle, according to police. Some dollar bills were recovered, as well as the tip jar, according to police.

BARTENDER ASSAULTED

• A bartender that tried to detain a patron who tried to leave without paying for his food and drinks was struck in the face and the customer subsequently arrested for robbery on Friday night in Centralia. Officers called about 7:25 p.m. to the 100 block of North Tower Avenue booked Chase N. Ettner, 30, of Centralia, into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police took a report about 11:40 a.m. on Saturday of a car stolen from Northwest Chehalis Avenue and Prindle Street. The 1999 red Acura Integra was found about 1 o’clock this morning parked and unoccupied at Mellen and Yew streets in Centralia. It was returned to its owner, according to police.

BURGLARY

• Someone pried open a door at a home on the 400 block of Westlake Avenue in Morton last week. Police were called about 11 a.m. on Thursday and it appeared nothing was missing, according to the Morton Police Department.

EQUIPMENT STOLEN

• Someone stole about $5,500 worth of property from a shop building on the 100 block of Highway 603 west of Chehalis sometime during the week that ended on Saturday. Among the missing items were an air compressor, pressure washer, chainsaws and a table saw, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Welding equipment was reported stolen from the 700 block of Yew Street in Centralia on Friday morning, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police took a report about 10 o’clock yesterday morning regarding the theft of wheels and tires from the 1700 block of Harrison Avenue.

DRUGS

• A 33-year-old Centralia man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine when a white powdery substance was discovered after he was detained for allegedly shoplifting at Sun Bird Shopping Center on Saturday. Police responded to the approximately 11:15 a.m. report at the 1700 block of North National Avenue and booked Jesse J. Wheeler into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ALLEGED HAY THIEF CAUGHT

• Police were called about 11 a.m. last Monday to the 100 block of Nielson Road in Mossyrock about a goat allegedly getting into a neighbor’s barn and eating their hay. The animal was accused of causing other unspecified problems as well, according to the Morton Police Department. Its owner was talked to and warned to keep the goat home or they would be cited, according to police.

ZOOM, ZOOM

• Lewis County troopers say a man caught driving some 90 mph on Interstate 5 yesterday morning, who sped away in the midst of a traffic stop was located hours later a few miles away, his car sitting on an onramp getting a jump start. Trooper Brian Ashley recognized the passenger in a black Volkswagen Passat by the description from the previous trooper’s incident and the subject nearly got away again, according to authorities. The man allegedly rammed the trooper with his shoulder, tried to throw him to the ground and then ran off, according to charging documents. A track conducted by a police dog subsequently ended with Adrian N. Alatorre in custody. Alatorre, 27, from Auburn was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with third-degree assault, failure to obey a law enforcement officer, obstructing a law enforcement officer, making a false or misleading statement to a public servant, and third-degree driving with a suspended license. The defendant who is employed by a construction company in Bellevue, has twice been convicted of attempting to elude, according to lawyers who argued about bail today. Alatorre was ordered held on $75,000 bail.

FROM THE COURTHOUSE

• A 32-year-old Centralia father of seven was charged today with two counts of child molestation for allegedly touching a young relative’s private parts with his hands and his mouth. Jeffrey A. Bedsole Jr. was arrested on Friday following an investigation that began the week before when the 11-year-old girl’s mother contacted Centralia police. Defense attorney Joely O’Rourke told a judge today Bedsole has a stable residence with his wife and children and been in close contact with his pastor as she argued for just $10,000 bail. Lewis County Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor Brad Meagher asked for $25,000 bail for the offenses that have a maximum penalty of life in prison. Judge James Lawler set bail at $50,000. Bedsole works for a lumber company but qualifies for a court appointed lawyer, O’Rourke said. The judge also ordered he have no contact with minors or the alleged victim. His arraignment is scheduled for Thursday.

CRIME STOPPERS

• Lewis County Crime Stoppers is looking for information in connection with an arson investigation following an incident last autumn on the 700 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis. Sometime between 7 p.m. on Oct. 13 and 8 o’clock the following morning, someone tried to burn debris and a plastic trash container at the back of a building. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for information leading to the clearance of crimes. Anonymous calls can be made to 1-800-748-6422 or information may be shared online at www.lewiscountycrimestoppers.org

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants,  misdemeanor assault, reckless driving, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarms, dispute, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collisions on city streets … and more.

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Friday, February 20th, 2015

TOOLS TAKEN, AND FOUND

• A 40-year-old Centralia man was arrested for trafficking in stolen property after police were called to the Lewis County Mall late Wednesday afternoon when someone shoplifted a cart full of tools from Sears. An officer identified a suspect and recovered some allegedly stolen tools at two residences in Centralia, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Alfredo G. Becerril was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police. He was charged by prosecutors yesterday with the same offense and ordered held on $10,000 bail.

SOMEONE ELSE’S PLATE

• A 36-year-old Federal Way resident was arrested about 10 p.m. on Wednesday at Interstate 5 near Mellen Street for possession of a stolen license plate, and its registration tab, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Police were called on Wednesday to the 1600 block of Military Road in Centralia regarding unlawful access to a debit card account. An unspecified amount of cash was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police took possession of a counterfeit $50 bill that someone tried to spend at Jack-in-the-Box on Wednesday afternoon. They came through the drive-through and left without getting their meal, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report about 10:40 a.m. yesterday from the 200 block of South Silver Street of tires that were slashed during the night.

LITTLE ROOF FIRE

• Firefighters were called about 8 o’clock yesterday morning to the 300 block of West Fourth Avenue in Pe Ell for a fire at a home. A neighbor had seen it and called it in, according to Lewis County Fire District 11. They suspect something from the chimney the night before had landed on the roof and smoldered, Fire Chief Michael Krafczyk said. The resident sprayed the roof with a garden hose and pretty much had it out before the crew arrived, the chief said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, hit and run, trespassing, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute,  misdemeanor assault, misdemeanor theft, a refrigerator dumped off in a yard in the night … and more.

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Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Updated at 7:33 p.m.

CANINE SLAIN, RELATIVE ARRESTED

• Deputies arrested an 18-year-old Randle resident yesterday for allegedly shooting his grandfather’s dog. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office says it happened about 11:25 a.m. in a driveway on the 100 block of Kelly Lane in Randle, and was possibly in retaliation for an earlier incident. The 2-year-old Labrador-Pit Bull mix was struck twice and died at the scene, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Brown said when deputies subsequently contacted the suspect on Kiona Road, he said he was someone else, so he was arrested for obstruction and animal cruelty. Kolby G. Mullins was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police took a report of a burglary to a business on the 500 block of North Tower Avenue about 11:30 a.m. yesterday.

MISSING CANOE FOUND, ONE ARRESTED

• A 35-year-old homeless man from East Lewis County was arrested yesterday for five counts of trafficking in stolen property, in connection with a November burglary at the 100 block of Chapman Road in Morton. Some of the property recovered includes a canoe, fishing poles and a chainsaw, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Brian J. Elmore was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office. He was released with no charges filed, pending further investigation.

VEHICLE PROWL

•  Police took a report yesterday morning of a vehicle prowl at the 900 block of Northwest State Avenue in Chehalis in which someone shattered a window with chunks of concrete, and tried to pry out the radio. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The damage is estimated at $1,000, according to police.

FRUSTRATED INMATE IN TROUBLE

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office said an inmate yesterday who got upset because a button got stuck on a telephone kiosk, took a broom handle to it causing approximately $1,100 in damage. In the inmate’s own words also, “because he hadn’t had caffeine in months,” Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. The case against Sean M. Ferrel, of Bremerton, is being referred to prosecutors for a charge of second-degree malicious mischief, according to the sheriff’s office.

DRUGS

• A 63-year-old Olympia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine overnight after contact with an officer about 2 a.m. at the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. Fred L. Campbell was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FROM THE COURTHOUSE

• Bail was set at $15,000 for a 19-year-old Pe Ell resident accused of taking three guns plus ammunition from a Pe Ell home, giving one of them to a 16-year-old to go shooting with and then putting the others back in a shed on the property. Brady A. Clair, also known as Brady A. Jenkins, was arrested on Friday and went before a judge yesterday afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court. According to charging documents, a break-in was reported early last week by a caretaker of a residence on the 700 block of Main Street in Pe Ell. The allegations go on to state the town marshal spoke to the 16-year-old boy and his mother on Friday, who said Clair told him he stole the .22 revolver and two other handguns from a military veteran. The boy gave the marshal the gun, who also recovered the other two weapons, according to the documents. Clair, who was previously convicted of a felony possession of an incendiary device, was charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, with possessing a stolen firearm and with delivery of a firearm to an ineligible person. Defense attorney Joely O’Rourke told the judge her client is engaging in an educational program at Pe Ell High School and not employed and therefore qualified for a court-appointed lawyer. Don Blair was appointed to represent him. Charging documents make note that Brady’s mother on Saturday told the marshal she found information in her son’s Facebook messaging where he reportedly told an individual he has 29 or 30 handguns and rifles buried in the woods outside Pe Ell. His arraignment is tomorrow.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, shoplifting, protection order violation, suspicious circumstances, possible child abuse, complaint of someone leaving cat poop on a doorstep … and more.

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Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

PANTS DOWN IN WAL-MART

• A 64-year-old man from Oregon was arrested after he was observed in the men’s department in Wal-Mart with his pants down, touching himself. An officer responding about 8:30 a.m. on Friday to the retailer on Northwest Louisiana Avenue arrested James W. Webb, from Eagle Creek, Oregon, for indecent exposure, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

PANTS DOWN ALONG CITY STREET

• A 41-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for indecent exposure after she was seen with her pants down in public off 13th Street near Market Boulevard in Chehalis on Friday afternoon. Kristine M. Hiatt was intoxicated and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police responded about 5:45 p.m. yesterday to a report of a burglary at a home on the 400 block of South Silver Street where games and gaming equipment were stolen. The victim was able to possibly identify a suspect and this case is still under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• A Chehalis area resident discovered on Saturday that someone cut the padlock on her outbuilding and stole various personal property including a sander, weed eater, gas can, spray guns. She told a deputy it must have happened sometime during the previous month at the 1000 block of Coal Creek Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Chehalis police were called about 2 p.m. on Friday after a resident returned home to see her front door ajar and a male standing inside the front door of her apartment. “He tried to say he was looking for a cat or a dog, she told him to get out and he left,” Chehalis Police Department detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said. “Nothing was missing.” It happened at the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard, according to police.

MISSING UNDERCLOTHES

• Chehalis police took a theft report on Saturday evening from a guest at a motel on the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue. They said they returned to their room, found it had been cleaned and discovered items missing from inside a backpack, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Gone was a Visa card, perfume and new underwear, according to police. The case remains under investigation.

HARASSMENT WINLOCK

• A 54-year-old Winlock man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly making threats to a relative. It happened on Sunday and was associated with the 100 block of Harkins Road in Winlock, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Stacy Brown. Booked into the Lewis County Jail for harassment and unlawful possession of a firearm was Roger D. Debaere, according to the sheriff’s office.

DRUGS

• A 30-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine yesterday morning following contact with an officer at the 200 block of North Railroad Avenue in Centralia. It was about 8:10 a.m. when Ryan E Morehouse was arrested for an outstanding warrant and search turned up a smoking device that field-tested positive for meth, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

SLASHED TIRES

• Chehalis police were called about 10:40 p.m. on Saturday to the 300 block of Northwest State Avenue where a female discovered all four tires ion her vehicle were flat. They were punctured, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor  assault, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, anti-harassment order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, runaway juvenile, suspicious circumstances, collisions on city streets and county roads … and more.

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Monday, February 16th, 2015

Updated at 11:32 a.m.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police report an abandoned stolen vehicle was recovered about 4:45 a.m. today in connection with  location at Tilley and Walnut streets.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police took a report of a vehicle prowl at the 3000 block of Borst Avenue about 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.

THEFT MOSSYROCK

• Police report a load of firewood was stolen from the 200 block of State Street in Mossyrock sometime between Feb. 5 and Feb. 7. The loss is $100,  according to the Morton Police Department.

DRUGS

• A case involving a 49-year-old Longview woman is being referred to prosecutors for a possible charge of possession of methamphetamine in connection with a 9:20 p.m. police response last night to the 1200 block of Alder Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

GOLDILOCKS?

• Morton police report they were called about noon time last Wednesday on the 100 block of Aberdeen Road after the resident discovered someone had come inside their home while they were away. Nothing appeared to be missing and police have no suspects, according to the Morton Police Department.

FROM THE COURTHOUSE

• Jence S. Sawyer, 23, Chehalis, is scheduled to be sentenced on March 11 after pleading guilty to reduced charges, related to two cases that brought him back to Lewis County last month from North Dakota where he was working. Sawyer pleaded guilty to second-degree assault for an incident on May 16, 2014 in which he  admitted he grabbed his estranged girlfriend with the intent to not let her go. Prosecutors initially alleged he tried to have sex with her and unlawfully imprisoned her at his home. The then-20-year-old woman told police she she finally crawled out a bedroom window with her baby after Sawyer refused to let her leave his residence on the 3100 block of Jackson Highway. Sawyer pleaded guilty as charged at the same time in Lewis County Superior Court last Wednesday to third-degree rape of a child in connection with an encounter the November before with a 15-year-old girl he befriended in Packwood.

• A 32-year-old Lacey woman will have an opportunity to make her pleas in Lewis County Superior Court on Thursday  for allegedly stealing jewelry three years ago while she stayed at the home of a Chehalis area woman. Kelly K. Davidson was charged in May 2012 and an arrest warrant issued for second-degree theft and first-degree trafficking in stolen property. The victim contacted the sheriff’s office after discovering her mother’s sapphire ring and numerous other items of value were missing, and said after she confronted Davison, Davidson denied taking anything and left the residence in the middle of the night, according to court documents. The jewelry turned up at Tumwater Pawnbrokers LLC, according to the documents. Davidson was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail on Wednesday and then on Thursday a judge allowed her to be released pending trial on a $10,000 unsecured bond. Defense attorney Joely O’Rourke said Davidson is unemployed and her husband’s income as a mason supports their family of five. She said she never received her summons to court in 2012, O’Rourke said.

• A 26-year-old man is charged with second-degree assault for allegedly swinging a metal pipe at the head of an acquaintance who reportedly showed up to an apartment on Lewis Street in Centralia when Malone was moving out of the home he’d shared with a woman back on Feb. 1. Charging documents state Aaron D. Malone contacted the woman, said he was removing property from their shared apartment and she needed to be there. When she showed up with two men, Malone allegedly attacked one of them with the bar, but the man was able to block the repeated blows with his hands, court documents state. Malone left before officers arrived, but was arrested last Wednesday. Defense attorney Joely O’Rourke told a judge on Thursday her unemployed client lived with his father and bail was set at $15,000.

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

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Friday, February 13th, 2015

ASSAULT

• A 17-year-old Chehalis boy was arrested after a deputy responded to W.F. West High School on Wednesday afternoon where they talked with his ex-girlfriend who said he’d taken her to his house, and assaulted her because he was angry she had been hanging out with another guy, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The teenager said she’d gotten into his truck by the football field and she asked him to take her back to the school but he didn’t, according to the sheriff’s office. She said she locked herself in the bathroom and escaped out the window, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. The 17-year-old was contacted and arrested for third-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment, and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, Brown said.

THEFT FROM YARD

• Someone stole a yard cart from a fenced backyard on the 500 block of South Cedar Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police on Wednesday.

THEFT FROM PORCH

• Police were called to the 100 block of West Plum Street in Centralia on Wednesday afternoon regarding the theft of various items from a porch, including a candle holder, a table top fountain and a gas can.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE

• Centralia police took a report yesterday afternoon from the 200 block of East High Street regarding a stolen license plate.

VANDALISM

• An officer responded about 2 o’clock this morning to the Bank of America at the 100 block of South Pearl Street about slashed tires.

LOST AND FOUND

• Chehalis police were called about 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday to Rite Aid on the 500 block of South Market Boulevard where someone had left a bag of marijuana in the store. No need to try to claim it, it was brought back to the police department for destruction, according to police.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarms, report of child molestation, suspicious circumstances, collisions on city streets … and more.

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Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

HIDING FUGITIVE

• A 46-year-old Centralia woman was arrested yesterday for rendering criminal assistance after she allegedly told police a wanted person was not inside a home on the 500 block of East Maple Street and it turned out he was. Officers responded about 11:30 a.m. because of some kind of dispute and saw Timothy P. McCann through the window, according to the Centralia Police Department. Diana Y. Eyle however, told an officer he had left out a back door, Officer John Panco said. Panco said officers concluded McCann never left and warned Eyle if she didn’t open the door, they would break through the door. Finally, she left them in and McCann was found inside, he said. Eyle, 46, was booked into the Lewis County Jail as was McCann for his warrant, according to police.

ROAD RAGE

• Police responded about 5:20 p.m. yesterday to the 500 block of Harrison Avenue where a driver allegedly had threatened another driver with a knife. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Someone broke into a home on the 2900 block of Mount Vista Road in Centralia yesterday sometime between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. and stole some $3,000 worth of jewelry and other property. A list of what’s missing is still being compiled, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

VEHICLE THEFT WINLOCK

• A deputy was called to the 400 block of Jones Road in Winlock yesterday where someone stole a truck, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The white 1999 Chevrolet 1500 single-cab pickup has a license plate of B40650W, according to the sheriff’s office, and was taken between 8 a.m. on Monday and 11 a.m. yesterday. It had a diamond-plate box in the back, the sheriff’s office says.

BANK CARD ISSUE

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning regarding a report that a business credit card was used without authorization to buy a $450 gift card at Safeway. The case is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

MISSING SS CARD

• Centralia police were contacted about 10 a.m. yesterday regarding the theft of a social security card in connection with the 500 block of East Maple Street.

DRUGS

• A 32-year-old Centralia man was arrested last night for possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop at Main Street and Washington Avenue in Centralia. Terry S. Dunivan was found to be driving with a suspended license and a backpack in his vehicle was found to contain suspected burglary tools, drug paraphernalia and meth, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

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

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Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

DRUGS, DRUGS, DRUGS

• A 66-year-old Randle resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine yesterday following an 11:15 a.m. call to Wal-Mart in Chehalis about a possible theft. John R. Baine was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A 21-year-old Salkum woman was arrested for possession of heroin and methamphetamine as well as a warrant following contact with police about 11:15 p.m. yesterday at the 1100 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia. Katrina A. Howard was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. Arrested and booked at the same time for a California felony warrant was Eden A. Lifesong, 30 of Olympia, according to police.

• A 27-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with an officer about 7:50 p.m. yesterday at the 1100 block of West Main Street in Centralia. Caitlan C. Mason was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were contacted yesterday by an individual burglarized in Thurston County who discovered their stolen credit card card was used several times in Chehalis. The case is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

THEFT FROM YARD

• Chehalis police were called about 11:40 p.m. yesterday to the 300 block of Southwest James Street by an individual who said he discovered the cargo doors open on his travel trailer and two people walking away. Missing were three marine batteries and a seven-gallon propane container, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 10:40 a.m. yesterday to take a report of theft of lawn ornaments from the 1200 block of West Walnut Street.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Someone got into the glove box of a vehicle parked yesterday at Wal-Mart in Chehalis, according to a report made to police about 1 p.m. yesterday. Missing were the registrations for the truck and a motorcycle, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

COLLISION

• Deputies think whoever was driving a 1999 Chevrolet truck found wrecked in the trees near Winlock yesterday had been heading southbound along the 300 block of  North Military Road and missed the corner. The truck is totaled, and it’s unknown who was driving it, according to the  the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

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

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Monday, February 9th, 2015

Updated at 3:25 p.m.

BAT THREAT ALLEGED

• A 49-year-old Centralia man was arrested for second-degree assault last night after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend with a bat. Terry R. Griffis was booked into the Lewis County Jail following the approximately 11:30 p.m. incident at the 2400 block of Seward Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department. He is being released without any criminal charge filed pending further investigation.

UNRULY PEOPLE

• Centralia police arrested a 42-year-old homeless man yesterday evening for allegedly trying to start fights with several people at the 1200 block of Alder Street. Michael A. Kauer was booked into the Lewis County Jail for disorderly conduct, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 24-year-old Centralia man approached by a deputy responding to a report of a dispute reportedly used threatening language and clenched his fists so he was detained with the use of a Taser on Friday morning at the 100 block of Centralia-Alpha Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office reports that after Cruz D. Chamberlin was cuffed and put into a patrol car he spit on the door and elsewhere, causing it to be taken out of service for sanitation. Chamberlin was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree malicious mischief and other charges are being suggested, such as harassment, trespassing and disorderly conduct. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said Chamberlin slapped a female who had been telling him to settle down and she was arrested as well for a warrant.

FELINE ATTACKED

• Chehalis police were called on Friday afternoon to  report a cat was killed by neighbor dogs on Southwest Chehalis Avenue. The incident is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BB DANGER

• A case involving two juveniles was referred to prosecutors for charges of reckless endangerment after they allegedly shot BBs through the window of a business at the 100 block of Second Street in Morton while customers were inside on Saturday.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police yesterday morning took a report of a vehicle stolen overnight and then learned it had been discovered abandoned and was impounded, in connection with an address on the 300 block of North Diamond Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 31-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for a warrant and also for possession of methamphetamine following contact with police about 3:35 .m. today at Tower Avenue and Main Street in Centralia. Aaron D. Skidmore was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 25-year-old Centralia man getting arrested for outstanding warrants about 1:30 p.m. yesterday was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine when a glass pipe with a crystalline substance was found in his pants pocket. Travis C. Harris was contacted at the 600 block of West Main Street in Centralia and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 19-year-old Kelso resident was arrested very early yesterday morning for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, according to the Centralia Police Department. Taven B Albright was booked into the Lewis County Jail in a case associated with the 700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to police. Prosecutors declined to file a criminal charge.

GOLDILOCKS

• Chehalis police were called to a vacant home where it appears someone has been staying at the 700 block of Southwest McFadden Avenue. Nothing appeared to be missing, following the Friday morning discovery, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called yesterday afternoon about a tire on a vehicle getting slashed while its owner was shopping at the 1200 block of Lum Road in Centralia.

COLLISIONS

• A 15-year-old girl on a dirt bike and a 15-year-old boy on an ATV collided at the 100 block of Lincoln Creek Road yesterday. They and a 14-year-old passenger were all ejected but were all wearing helmets, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy was responding to a complaint of teens racing around Galvin at about 2:30 p.m. and learned they had been looking for a friend, according to the sheriff’s office. The three were taken to the hospital for possible injuries and their parent notified, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Both drivers were to be cited for reckless driving, Brown said.

• Police responded about 9:10 p.m. yesterday when a pedestrian was struck by a slowly moving vehicle at the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue. in Centralia. The victim sustained a minor injury, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 54-year-old Toledo man was arrested early yesterday morning for driving under the influence after he caused major damage to his car when it left the roadway at the 5600 block Jackson Highway near Toledo and got stuck in a ditch, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports. Frank Bertucci was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, failure to transfer vehicle title; responses for alarms, dispute, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, possible overdose, misdemeanor theft … and more.