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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, October 19th, 2015
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CAT BURGLARS EVADE POLICE

• Centralia police detectives were called in to assist with a burglary last night at the 100 block of West High Street in which a pair of individuals crawled through a ceiling. Officers responded to an alarm at the Nike store at the Centralia Outlets about 8:20 p.m., according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect and his accomplice managed to escape before police arrived, but, their images were captured on surveillance video according to police.

ROBBERY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were contacted about 8 p.m. yesterday by an individual who reported they were robbed on Friday morning in Centralia. The case is associated with a location at or near Main and Yew streets and remains under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department. Further details were not readily available.

SALKUM BREAK-IN

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that a burglary was discovered on Friday morning at a thrift store on the 100 block of Salkum Road in Salkum. Sometime between Oct. 10 and Tuesday, someone apparently slipped through a gap in the fence at God’s Closet and then slit a tarp to get into an outdoor storage area where they were able to break windows on the southwest side of the building, according to the sheriff’s office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said it’s not yet known what is missing, other than keys to the padlocks on the dumpsters.

CHEHALIS BREAK-IN

• Chehalis police were called at 6 p.m. yesterday regarding a burglary from earlier in the day at North National Avenue. It turned out to be an unfounded report.

AUTO THEFT

• A 28-year-old Centralia resident was arrested last night for allegedly taking her parents’ vehicle without permission. Lacey A. Buzzard was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 25-year-old Rochester man was arrested around 1:20 a.m. yesterday for allegedly being in possession of a vehicle stolen out of California. Jesus K. J. Angulo-Delong was contacted by police near the 400 block of West Main Street in Centralia and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department Kevin J.J. DeLong is being released with no charges filed pending further investigation.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called at 12:40 p.m. on Friday about a vehicle prowl on the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard.

MISSING MAILBOX

• Centralia police were called on Friday morning to the 200 block of Tilley Avenue where sometime the evening before, someone stole a mailbox from in front of a home.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report on Saturday morning regarding graffiti on a garage door at the 600 block of F Street.

• Someone slashed a vehicle’s tires at the 100 block of North Railroad Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police on Friday afternoon.

SEX CRIME

• A Centralia officer on Friday night took a report about a possible intimate relationship between an 18-year-old man and a 13-year-old girl. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• Officers were advised of an erratically driven vehicle that almost struck a pedestrian in the area of the Skookumchuck River Bridge on North Pearl Street at about 2 p.m. yesterday. Officers located the vehicle a short time later and a short pursuit ensued, according to the Centralia Police Department. The vehicle was located later, abandoned, according to police.  The investigation is ongoing.

• Firefighters called about 2:30 p.m. on Saturday to the 2400 block of state Route 508 in Onalaska about a child on a motorbike getting hit by a vehicle transported the patient to the hospital with what were described as moderate injuries. Lewis County Fire District 1 Chief Andrew Martin said it sounded as though a mechanical issue, like maybe with the throttle, caused the rider to come out of his driveway onto the road.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, resisting arrest, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, providing false information to police officer; responses for alarm, dispute, bad checks, hit and run, loud neighbor party, vandalism, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, person in public that seems to be intoxicated … and more.

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Friday, October 16th, 2015
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INMATE ACCUSED OF BITING JAIL OFFICER

• A corrections officer was allegedly bit in the hand by a Lewis County Jail inmate who was subsequently forcibly brought up to court in a restraint chair, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office reported this morning that 26-year-old Rebecca L. Higgins was incommunicative on Wednesday afternoon when a guard went into her cell to tell her to get ready to go to court. As the guard gave up and walked out, Higgins allegedly jumped up and tried to assault him. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said when the guard escorted her back to her bunk, Higgins bit him, leaving him with three punctures to the “web” of his right hand. Brown said the following morning, when a corrections officer informed Higgins a judge ordered her to brought up to court whether or not she wanted to, Higgins allegedly punched that guard in the chest. She has been arrested for two counts of third-degree assault and remains jailed. Higgins, whose hometown is given as Puyallup, was booked into the jail at the end of August for allegedly assaulting a Centralia police officer who tried to remove her from a locked bathroom.

WOUNDED CHEHALIS RESIDENT FOUND LAYING ON STREET

• Chehalis police were called just before midnight after an injured man was found laying on the road at the 1000 block of Southwest 12th Street. The 48-year-old Chehalis resident was transported to the hospital for trauma to his left eye, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An initial report indicates he would not provide information to the officer, according to police. An officer has learned the the man was transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, and the case is pending an interview with him, police said.

AUTO THEFT

• According to the Centralia Police Department, the owner of a stolen vehicle found the vehicle parked in an alley last night in a case associated with the 800 block of H Street.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called at 8:50 a.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of Evergreen Way about an overnight prowl of an unlocked vehicle. Among the items missing are clothing, a flashlight and a battery jump box, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

GRAFFITI

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning to the 200 block of Southeast Ninth Street regarding a fence tagged with yellow graffiti, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• An officer responded to a report yesterday morning of a business painted with graffiti overnight at the 700 block of West Main Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation, failure to transfer title; responses for dispute, vandalism, misdemeanor assault, misdemeanor theft, receipt of counterfeit bill, collision on city street … and more.

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Thursday, October 15th, 2015
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STEALING CIGS

• Centralia police were called just after noon yesterday regarding the ongoing theft of cigarettes from the front porch area of a house on the 1300 block of Rose Street.

ATTEMPTED TRESPASSING

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning by the owner of a vacant house on Southwest Sixth Street who said about  week earlier, it appeared someone tried to break in. An officer took photos and a report, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

LOST AND FOUND

• A coat and a backpack containing toiletries and other items were found in the middle of the street near the post office in Chehalis at about 5:15 a.m. today.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving under the influence, protection order violation, failure to transfer title, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, misdemeanor theft, landlord-tenant issues, suspicious circumstances … and more.

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Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
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FIRE BREAKS OUT IN WINLOCK

• A Winlock man arrived home yesterday afternoon to find  a fire had destroyed his shed and it contents, that included thousands of dollars worth of tools. Sixty-two-year-old Craig Ryder said he used to work construction and had lots stored in the building. He doesn’t have insurance, he said. “There was so much, I couldn’t even think how to list it,” he said. The fire was so hot, it broke a window on his home, on the 200 block of Bay Road, Ryder said. Also ruined was the canopy for his truck and an antique wooden boat he’d recently refinished, he said. He was told the cause was probably electrical, as it started near his workbench.

AUTO THEFT CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called at 6:40 a.m. today to the 200 block of Southwest William Avenue after the owner of a green 1997 Honda Accord discovered the car missing. It has a license plate reading 684 ZSM and also some damage above the driver’s side door from a previous vehicle prowl, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called at 3:30 p.m. yesterday to the 2300 block of Sirkka Avenue where someone had reportedly entered the home during the night and removed unspecified items. An investigation continues, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Someone broke into a vehicle parked at the 900 block of G Street in Centralia stealing sunglasses as well as the registration, proof of insurance and other paperwork, according to a report made to the Centralia Police Department yesterday morning. Also stolen was the shifter knob, police reported.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report last night regarding graffiti on a fence at the 600 block of K Street.

ON THE ROAD

• A 50-year-old was injured when he lost control of his motorized bicycle near Randle yesterday afternoon. Troopers called about 4:15 p.m. report that Tad C. Stuck was traveling northbound on the 100 block of Gharet Road and failed to negotiate a curve when he fell off his bike. Stuck was transported to Morton General Hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. The modified Huffy bicycle fitted with a 66 cc motor was undamaged, according to the state patrol. The Randle resident was cited for driving with a suspended license, not having a motorcycle endorsement, not wearing a helmet and an equipment violation, according to the investigating trooper.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, misdemeanor assault, malicious mischief, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, a seemingly homeless person hanging around a business, a seemingly homeless person pooping in a city park … and more.

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Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Updated at 2:37 p.m.

PACKAGE THEFT SUSPECT APPREHENDED

• Two people were arrested after a citizen reported seeing a male steal several packages from the doorstep of a business south of Chehalis at 12:30 a.m. today. Deputies told he left in a red Jeep subsequently located the vehicle and spoke with Jerry G. Sword, 46, of Centralia, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The items belonging to the Water Doctor of Washington at the 2500 block of Jackson Highway were located in the Jeep, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Sword was cited for third-degree theft and then released, according to Brown. His passenger, Tammy M. Callahan, 44, also from Centralia, was taken to the Lewis County Jail where a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine was found in her mouth, Brown said. Callahan was booked for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act and the sheriff’s office is recommending a charge also of third-degree theft, according to Brown.

STOLEN PET

• Chehalis police were called about 8:25 .m. yesterday following the discovery that a Yorkshire Terrier was missing from its fenced backyard at the 700 block of Northwest New York Avenue. It had been on a cable, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The officer subsequently got a message the pet had been located on Louisiana Avenue, according to police.

MISSING MEDS

• Centralia police were called just before 4 o’clock this morning to the 1700 block of Cooks Hill Road to take a report of missing medication and money. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An individual reported the theft of medications yesterday afternoon from the 600 block of G Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called at 7:45 p.m. yesterday about a house and vehicle getting egged at the 400 block of East Pine Street in Centralia.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, trespassing, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, misdemeanor  theft, suspicious circumstances, loud neighbor party, collision on city street … and more.

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Monday, October 12th, 2015
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

• A 36-year-old Pe Ell resident was arrested for unlawful imprisonment after allegedly giving his wife a bloody nose and black eye and keeping her from leaving their home on Saturday. A deputy was called at 10:43 a.m. to the 600 block of Maple Street learned she had jumped out a window to get away from him, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Ryan G. Coleman was subsequently booked into the Lewis County Jail,  Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Chehalis police are investigating an incident from about noon on Saturday in which a woman reported someone came into her residence at the 100 block of Southwest 20th Street and possibly stole medication while she was home but left before she saw the intruder.

• Centralia police were called about 8:25 a.m. yesterday to the 500 block of West First Street where someone had attempted to pry the lock on an individual’s garage door.

• An officer was called to the 200 block of North Rock Street in Centralia at 11 a.m. on Saturday where beer had been stolen from the back porch overnight.

• Centralia police arrested a 44-year-old woman and three 17-year-olds for a string of shoplifting incidents at the Centralia Outlets in which an estimated $1,000 worth of merchandise was stolen from three stores on Friday. Officers responding about 5:20 p.m. located the suspects in a sport utility vehicle at the 1300 block of Lum Road, according to the Centralia Police Department. Rosemary V. Valencia  was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree theft and organized retail theft, according to police. She and the two boys and one girl are all from Tacoma, police said.

• A 42-year-old man was arrested yesterday for allegedly taking his sister’s Honda Accord without permission from the 4600 block of Jackson Highway. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports the car went missing sometime between Saturday and yesterday. Xavier A. Cervantes, from Toledo, was found sleeping in the car at Stan Hedwall Park in Chehalis, according to the sheriff’s office. The Chehalis police  Department reports Cervantes is from Winlock, was contacted about 10 a.m. and booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of a stolen vehicle. Twenty dollars was missing from the car, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police took a report yesterday of a firearm stolen from a vehicle the night before at the 500 block of Southwest William Avenue. The weapon was described as a  22 caliber long rifle pistol, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police took a report of a vehicle prowl from the 300 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia on Friday. Someone stole a wallet from an unlocked car, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Someone broke into a vehicle at Borst Park in Centralia on Friday afternoon, stealing clothing, according to the Centralia Police Department. Two juvenile males were seen in the area with the items, according to the Centralia Police Department.

UNDERAGE DRINKING

• A 15-year-old Chehalis boy was arrested early yesterday morning for allegedly trying to kick in a door to a business on the 500 block of North Market Boulevard in Chehalis. An officer called about 4:30 a.m. subsequently located him and booked him into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for “criminal attempt” and possession and/or consumption of alcohol, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• An officer was called to W.F. West High School in Chehalis just after 9 o’clock on Friday morning regarding an intoxicated student. The 15-year-old Chehalis girl was issued a citation and released to her parent, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police on Friday took reports of a series of graffiti incidents, starting from the 500 block of West Main Street and discovered at Rotary Riverside Park, Borst Park and out on Galvin Road.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, vandalism, hit and run, unfounded report, disorderly persons, harassing phone calls, possibly suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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Friday, October 9th, 2015
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Updated at 8:34 p.m.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, BROKEN BONES

• A 51-year-old man was arrested overnight in the Doty area after a deputy spoke with his girlfriend who had a possible broken wrist and said she had been pushed down a flight of stairs and kicked and punched in the ribs. A deputy was in the area after the woman called 911 and said she was looking for her keys in the river and was injured, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A motorist picked her up walking along Elk Creek Road, the sheriff’s office reports. A deputy located Ron C. Lusk at a residence and booked him into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault and violating a no-contact order, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Brown said the victim’s phone was also thrown in the river and the sheriff’s office would recommend additional charges such as interfering with domestic violence reporting and third-degree malicious mischief. Brown described Lusk as a Kennewick resident but also said he was picked up at his residence in the area. Lusk was charged with all four offenses today and ordered held on $250,000 bail.

THEFT

• An officer was called about 6:35 p.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of pain medication from the 900 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia.

• A leaf blower and a pressure washer left outside a building on the 1100 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia were reported stolen yesterday afternoon.

• Centralia police were called yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl that occurred during the previous few days at the 1000 block of Woodland Avenue. The main item missing was paperwork, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 22-year-old woman who allegedly decided not to sell heroin to a potential customer, pinned them against a wall with her forearm and told them to never come back – and kept the money, yesterday – was arrested and then charged today with second-degree robbery. The buyer was a police informant. Caitlin M. Allred was also charged for allegedly recently trying to pass off a brown substance as heroin in an alleged sale to a police informant, according to court documents. A judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court set her bail at $25,000. The second charge is called sale of a controlled or counterfeit substance for profit. A third charge for possession of methamphetamine comes from a search of the trailer where yesterday’s incident occurred, and the discovery of pipes and baggies with trace amounts of meth. The allegations don’t indicate where yesterday’s incident occurred, or where the earlier controlled buy happened but show the law enforcement officers in the case are from the Chehalis Police Department and the Centralia Police Department. Jack L. Daniels, 37, also present at the trailer when it was searched was arrested for and subsequently charged with possession of methamphetamine, regarding the residue, according to court documents. His bail was set at $25,000. Charging documents show Allred and Daniels with separate addresses in Winlock.

• Officers were called back to a motel room by a manager yesterday who discovered drugs and a handgun believed to have been left behind after arrests the night before. Leo M. Mitchell, 20, from Olympia, had been arrested out of the room at the 1200 block of Alder Street for possession of a stolen vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department. Julie L. Gore, age 31, was picked up at the same time for an outstanding warrant, according to police. The investigation is ongoing.

• Two teenage boys allegedly smoking marijuana in a truck while watching football practice at Toledo High School were contacted by a sheriff’s deputy last night. The cases will be forwarded to juvenile prosecutors for charges of possession of marijuana for the 14-year-old and 16-year-old, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

DANCING IN THE STREET

• A 20-year-old Centralia man was arrested yesterday for the second time in two days for disorderly conduct. It was after 10 o’clock last night when Jacob S. Drury was “dancing down the centerline of the street, in the fog,” Centralia Police Department Sgt. Kurt Reichert said. The officer contacted Drury near the 1400 block of North Pearl Street, which is near Drury’s residence at an apartment complex at Reynolds Avenue for people with challenges, Reichert said. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, failure to transfer title, driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license; responses for theft, vandalism, harassing phone calls, missing person who subsequently turned up, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street; complaints about fireworks, a house without garbage service, a guy sleeping behind a store … and more.

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Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED

• A 20-year-old Olympia man was arrested just after midnight at the 1200 block of Alder Street for possession of a stolen vehicle, missing from Lacey. Leo M. Mitchell was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. Information about what model or make of vehicle was not readily available.

ALCOHOL

• A 35-year-old woman who allegedly threw a beer bottle through a window at the 1400 block of West Main Street in Centralia during a domestic dispute early this morning was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief. An officer responding about 1:30 a.m. booked Diana Frias into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police took several calls yesterday of a possibly intoxicated person walking in the road and urinating in the road in a case associated with the 500 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. Officers eventually arrested 20-year-old Jacob S. Drury for disorderly conduct and minor in possession and/or consumption of alcohol, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 1:35 p.m. yesterday to W.F. West High School, for a 17-year-old boy who allegedly had been drinking. A bottle of vodka was located in a backpack, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The case was referred to juvenile prosecutors for a charge of minor in possession and/or consumption of alcohol, police said. An officer was requested to return to the school less than two hours later for a possible second situation, but the request was cancelled, according to police.

NOT A PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 10 a.m. yesterday for a report of a vehicle prowl at the 100 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue. There was no vehicle prowl, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An individual thought his backpack was stolen but found it in his other vehicle, police said.

THEFT

• An officer was called about 4:30 p.m. yesterday about the possible theft of hydrocodone pills from Southwest 20th Street.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, probation violation; responses for dispute, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, rollover collision on county road … and more.

 

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
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PARKING OFFICER THREATENED

• A 50-year-old man who found a notice on his vehicle it would be impounded if not moved made a comment to a parking enforcement officer in Chehalis that got him put in jail yesterday. “He said he would shoot whoever towed his vehicle,” Chehalis Police Department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. Brian D. Hardie was arrested for felony harassment, Bailey said. The vehicle in question was at the 400 block of South Market Boulevard and Hardie reportedly approached the officer downtown at the 400 block of North Market Boulevard. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

PROWLED VALUABLES RECOVERED

• A contact at about 9:15 a.m. yesterday with a person sleeping in a bus at the 1500 block of Bishop Road south of Chehalis turned up items reported missing two hours earlier in a vehicle prowl in the same area. Missing and recovered were a welder’s book and a backpack, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Richard T. Harris, 32, of Olympia, said he found them, according to the sheriff’s office. Harris also had with him two Kenworth keys and two radios which a deputy concluded belonged to a nearby cement business, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Harris was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree possession of stolen property, according to the sheriff’s office.

THE HONDA BEAT

• Centralia police were back at the 600 block of M Street yesterday following the theft of a dark gray 1994 Honda Civic. The missing car has a big dent in the back driver’s side door and also sports black hub caps, according to the Centralia Police Department. It has a license plate of ACH 5532, according to police.

• A Honda Civic stolen out of Chehalis turned up around 3:20 a.m. today, abandoned in a Centralia parking lot at the 600 block of West Pear Street. It was returned to its owner, according to police.

STOLEN TRUCK TORCHED

• A 2005 Ford Ranger stolen from Morton sometime between Monday and Tuesday turned up completely destroyed by fire at the end of a logging road outside Randle, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning. Its license plates had been removed, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss is estimated a $3,500, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

OTHER THEFT

• Stolen from a front yard at the 100 block of Woodland Avenue in Centralia yesterday: A stroller for twins, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 4:15 a.m. today by an individual at the 1200 block of North Tower Avenue who believed someone used his personal information in an identity theft. The victim has a suspect in mind, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

• Chehalis police were called about 2 p.m. yesterday when an individual called 911 to report seeing a male trying to open vehicle doors in the parking lot at Rite Aid on the 500 block of South Market Boulevard. No arrest was made and no report was submitted, according to a spokesperson for the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called to a business at the 700 block of Harrison Avenue about 1:20 p.m. yesterday to take a report that tenants damaged a room they were renting before leaving. The investigation is continuing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• An officer responded to an 8 p.m. call yesterday to the 500 block of Northwest Front Street where someone had found a small bottle containing a crystal substance, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police were called about 10 p.m. yesterday to Green Hill School on the 300 block of Southwest 11th Street where green vegetable material was found in a student-inmate’s room, and then more discovered during a strip search, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The case will be turned over to prosecutors, according to police.

ON THE ROAD

• A 21-year-old Winlock resident was suspected to be impaired when he wrecked his 1994 Ford Ranger last night at the 500 block of Rhoades Road near Winlock. A deputy responding about 8:50 p.m. found the truck’s rear quarter panel struck a utility pole after its driver lost control near a corner, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Tomas Aparicio-Chagolla, was reportedly uninjured but was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence, according to the sheriff’ office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, driving with no license, driving with revoked license, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, missing person who was subsequently found … and more.

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Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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Updated at 7:37 p.m.

MAN CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPPING

• A 30-year-old construction worker from Bucoda was arrested yesterday for allegedly holding his ex-girlfriend hostage as they drove the backroads of Lewis County in his truck, striking her whenever she tried to get out. The woman told police it went on during the course of about an hour and that he put a cigarette out on her chest as well during the ordeal. Tehl M. Dunlap was booked into the Lewis County Jail and today he was charged with first-degree kidnapping and fourth-degree assault in Lewis County Superior Court. The alleged incident was reported to police about 12:18 a.m. last Monday. Charging documents state they were at Frank’s Hideaway Tavern in Winlock and that Dunlap subsequently brought her back there. The judge this afternoon set his bail at $20,000. His arraignment is Thursday.

DOMESTIC VEHICLE VERSUS BICYCLE

• A Winlock woman was arrested yesterday for allegedly driving her truck into her boyfriend who was on a bicycle, following an argument. A deputy and aid responded about 1:25 p.m. to the intersection of Park and Meier roads outside Winlock where she said it was accidental. Charging documents state the 44-year-old man said she was stopped at a stop sign while they were talking and he left by making a left turn in front of her, according to the documents. He told the deputy she accelerated and hit him so hard, it knocked him over and he skidded on the pavement. Lisa K. Williams, 48, was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with second-degree assault. A judge this afternoon allowed her to be released with a $10,000 unsecured bond.

SIBLING ISSUES

• Centralia police were called just after 7 p.m. yesterday about a 30-year-old woman allegedly threatening her sister in a a case associated with the 500 block of West Chestnut Street. Kandise A Hickox, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for harassment, according to the Centralia Police Department. Prosecutors declined to file that charge.

ELBOW ASSAULT

• Chehalis police were called to Green Hill School yesterday to investigate an incident in which a 16-year-old student-inmate allegedly swung an elbow, striking a staff member. The case is being referred to prosecutor for a charge of custodial assault, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

THE HONDA BEAT

• Yet another Honda car went missing in Centralia yesterday morning, An officer was called at 7:37 a.m. to the 600 block of M Street and learned a silver 1999 Honda Civic was stolen from in front of the home, according to the Centralia Police Department. A half dozen Hondas have been stolen in Centralia and Chehalis since Saturday morning. Centralia police Sgt. Stacy Denham said in some cases they have been recovered just a block away, or just across town. The ones they have located have been intact, he said. It doesn’t appear valuables have been removed or parts taken, he said.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police took a report yesterday regarding the theft of a wrought-iron bench from a yard on the 300 block of Jefferson Street.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police called to a dispute about 10:40 p.m. yesterday at the 100 block of Southwest Fifth Street ended up arresting Jennette A. Lian, 39, for possession of methamphetamine. Residue on a smoking device field-tested positive for the drug, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The Chehalis woman was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

VEHICLE FIRE

• Firefighters were called about 6 p.m. yesterday to a van on fire at Bishop and Labree roads. They extinguished it, nobody was hurt, according to the Chehalis Fire Department.

BOMB SCARE CLEARS OUT WINLOCK MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL

• A bomb threat yesterday at Winlock High School led to the immediate evacuation of students, but a search by trained dogs with the Washington State Patrol turned up no bombs or explosive materials. Deputies and the Toledo Police Department responded to the buildings on North Military Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The threat warning of a bomb going off later in the afternoon was found by a student at approximately 12:30 p.m. and the student alerted staff, according to Chief Deputy Stacy Brown. The youngsters from the middle school and the high school were evacuated to the football field and then either picked up by parents, or taken to the elementary school till the end of the school day, according to authorities. Sheriff Rob Snaza stated he has assigned a detective to investigate and will take appropriate action should a suspect be identified.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, driving with no license, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, misdemeanor assault, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, various unfounded reports … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, October 5th, 2015
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Updated at 8:41 p.m.

SLEW OF HONDA CAR THEFTS IN TWIN CITIES

• Centralia police were called about 6:30 a.m. today about a Honda Civic stolen from 1000 block of B Street and located a block away.

• An officer took a report last night of a black 1993 Honda Civic missing from the 2100 block of West Hanson Street in Centralia that was later found by its owner abandoned in the 1100 block of South. Tower Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A Honda was reported stolen from the 900 block of F Street yesterday morning and then discovered a few blocks away, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police responded to an approximately 9:50 a.m. call yesterday about a red 1994 Honda Civic stolen from the 10 block of Southwest Fourth Street Chehalis.

• Centralia police responded about 6:45 a.m. yesterday for a Honda stolen during the night from the 1300 block of Crescent Avenue. It was recovered about that same time in Chehalis, according to police.

• A blue 1991 Honda Civic stolen from Centralia was found about 7:50 a.m. yesterday on the 500 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue in Chehalis.

• Chehalis police took a report just after 6 a.m. on Saturday of a white 1991 Honda Accord stolen during the night from Southwest Second Street.

• A green 1997 Acura Integra was stolen overnight from the 700 block of G Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 7:15 a.m. on Saturday.

NEIGHBOR DRAWS WEAPON OVER LOUD MUSIC

• A 66-year-old Toledo man was taken into custody after an argument with a neighbor over loud music ended with him allegedly pointing a pellet rifle at the neighbor. A deputy responding about 4:25 p.m. on Friday to the 400 block of state Route 506 was told by the 68-year-old victim he thought it was a real firearm and was in fear for his life, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The pellet gun was seized, the suspect was taken to the hospital emergency room to be checked out and ultimately was not booked into jail because of a medical issue, according to the sheriff’s office. The case is being sent to prosecutors for a possible charge of felony harassment against Ronald L. Chadderton, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

SEXUAL ASSAULT

• Chehalis police were called at about 1:10 a.m. today to take a report of a rape. The case is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

MOTEL MISCHIEF

• Three men were arrested last night after one of them was seen climbing into a motel room window on the 1000 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia. An officer detained them inside the room, according to the Centralia Police Department. Booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree burglary were: Daniel C. Miller, 25, of Chehalis; Panther W. Risling, 26, of Centralia; and Brian L. Friend, 36, from Vancouver, according to police. Prosecutors declined to file the charge against Friend.

OTHER THEFT

• A compressor was reported missing from the 200 block of East Plum Street in Centralia on Saturday. It was taken sometime over the previous several weeks, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police responded to the 900 block of F Street following a Saturday afternoon report someone had taken a stereo from an unlocked vehicle.

• Chehalis police took a report on Friday regarding a purse stolen from a vehicle parked on South Market Boulevard in Chehalis.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police called to a dispute in the Wal-Mart parking lot about 4:40 p.m. yesterday discovered an individual had an outstanding warrant and then located suspected methamphetamine. Booked into the Lewis County Jail was Kristina L. Craighead, 53, from Centralia, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police called to a dispute in the Wal-Mart parking lot about 7 p.m. yesterday discovered an individual had an outstanding warrant and then located suspected heroin. Booked into the Lewis County Jail was Steven M. Mullins, 33, from Centralia, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FLAMES ESCAPE BURN PILE

• Neighbors who went to investigate found a fire that burned through grass, brush and trees and grew to about two acres on Saturday at the 900 block of Bunker Creek Road west of Chehalis. Firefighters called about 2:30 p.m. were assisted by DNR, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. It appeared the property owner had been previously burning brush, Fire Capt. Ted McCarty said.

ON AND OFF THE ROAD

• A 19-year-old driver was hospitalized with minor lacerations and her three teenage passengers were reportedly uninjured when while traveling 60 mph on a 25 mph road southwest of Randle, her car left the roadway into the trees, and landed on its top yesterday. A deputy responding about 6:40 p.m. to the 200 block of Conlay Road was told by the driver she did not know the speed limit was 25, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Skylar C. Riggs, from Packwood, was cited for second-degree negligent driving, no insurance and wheels off the roadway, according to the sheriff’ office. The other occupants of the Nissan Sentra were ages 14 and 15, from Glenoma and Packwood, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

• A 48-year-old Centralia man was injured when he lost control of his speeding car, drove up an embankment along Interstate 5 and then rolled several times coming to rest in the center lane last night in Clark County. Troopers called to the northbound lanes about two miles south of Woodland at 11:25 p.m. note Ricky Owens was transported to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. His Honda Passport was totaled and impounded, according to the Washington State Patrol. Owens was attempting a lane change and then overcorrected, according to state patrol. He is facing charges including driving under the influence, felony possession of marijuana, second-degree negligent driving and driving with a suspended license, according to the investigating trooper. A WSP spokesperson said he didn’t have details about how much marijuana was found.

• A 26-year-old Rochester man ended up with a scuffed knee and a night in jail after a rollover wreck on the 400 block of Independence Road west of Centralia on Friday night. His 1979 GMC Sierra was totaled, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies called to the scene at 11 p.m. arrested Christopher R. Russell for for driving under the influence and booked him into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, trespass, misdemeanor theft, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, possession of a dangerous weapon; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, receipt of counterfeit bill, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor theft, possible drugs found at Green Hill School, someone saw a homeless-looking person using a cash machine outside a bank one morning and thought he was going to try to steal from another customer, but he didn’t … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
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POT PILFERED FROM YARD

• Officers were called to the 1800 block of Juneman Street in Centralia where a resident reported seeing a guy had jumped over his fence and stole medicinal marijuana. The victim’s “kid” chased the guy but lost him him when he got into a vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department. It happened just before 10 p.m. on Thursday.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 12:45 p.m. yesterday about a gray 2004 Yamaha 400 stolen from the 1200 block of Windsor Avenue.

• Police took a report from the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue yesterday regarding a debit card from a stolen wallet getting used locally, according to the Centralia Police Department.

KID BABYSITTING SELF INSIDE VEHICLE

• A citizen called police at 1:25 p.m. on Thursday when they saw a 5 or 6-year-old child in a vehicle in the parking lot at Safeway on Harrison Avenue in Centralia, alone and playing with the windshield wipers. The mother, 35-year-old Natalie P. Cole, was issued a criminal citation for leaving a child alone in a running vehicle,  according to the Centralia Police Department. She was then released.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called late Thursday afternoon to the 1100 block of J Street regarding a garage door that was spray painted with graffiti. A few hours later a resident on the next block reported the same thing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, drugs, misdemeanor assault, probation violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for shoplifting, misdemeanor theft, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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Updated at 3:11 p.m.

ON THE ROAD

• Two teenagers were uninjured but their pickup truck was totaled when it rear-ended a van in Onalaska yesterday morning which was carrying six children. The 62-year-old Onalaska woman driving the 2006 Honda Odyssey van was the only person hurt, taken to Providence Centralia Hospital with severe neck pain, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. She had stopped at the intersection at Leonard Road and state Route 508 when her van was hit from behind, according to the sheriff’s office. A deputy called just before 8 a.m. found that all the youngsters, from ages 2 to age 16, were buckled in, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. The 19-year-old driver of the 1987 Nissan pickup was cited for defective tires, no insurance and speed too fast for conditions, Brown said. The van was drivable, with about $3,000 worth of damage, Brown said.

• A 21-year-old motorist was reportedly not seriously hurt but was arrested for driving under the influence after his pickup truck landed in China Creek in Centralia overnight. Officers responding just before 1 a.m. to the area near the 1100 block of West Pear Street found Kody J. Foster had scratches from climbing out of the area, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• A 22-year-old woman was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital after a car in which she was a passenger car hit a fence and came to rest in a ditch along the 2300 block of Little Hanaford Road outside Centralia lat night. Firefighters called at 11:50 p.m. report she was to be evaluated for possible shoulder and back injuries, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

PHONE FIGHT

• Police were called to an apartment complex on the 1600 block of Johnson Road in Centralia just after 11 o’clock yesterday morning where they were told by a 57-year-old woman that after an argument with a 56-year-old man, he took her cell phone away from her. Police located the suspect, Ricky M Langley, and booked him into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree robbery, according to the Centralia Police Department. Prosecutors declined to file that charge.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• An officer was called about 9:50 a.m. yesterday to the 2900 block of Mount Vista Road in Centralia following the discovery by a resident that someone forced open his apartment’s front door. Nothing appeared to be missing though, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office took a report from a woman living at the 3300 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia that someone forced their way through her back door on Saturday and stole a tupperware container holding her medications. Taken between 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. that day were 45 Valium, 45, morphine and 80 oxycodone tablets, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is about $75, according to the sheriff’s office.

BREAK-IN ETHEL

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that someone walked in to an Ethel man’s motor home on Saturday and left with an Xbox 360, more than 20 games and a tablet, according to the sheriff’s office. It happened between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. while he was at his mother’s house some 50 feet away, according to the sheriff’s office. It happened at the 100 block of Oyler Road, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. He had left his door open, she said.

AFTER DARK

• Police were called just before 3 o’clock this morning after a man thought he saw someone trying to break in to a car along Southwest Chehalis Avenue in Chehalis. The individual said he heard a car door handle then saw a male looking into a vehicle, according to the Chehalis Police Department. When they both looked at each other, the possible prowler ran off, and rode away on a bicycle, police said. A responding officer didn’t locate anyone.

VANDALISM

• Someone painted the viaduct and also the tailgate belonging to a person living near there at the 800 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia, according to  report made to police yesterday afternoon.

FIRE ON PORCH

• Discarded smoking materials are suspected of causing a porch fire in Centralia yesterday afternoon. Firefighters called at 3 p.m. to the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue found individuals extinguishing the flames with a garden hose, according to Riverside Fire Authority. The residents were not at home, Fire Capt. Scott Weinert indicated. Firefighters removed decking materials from the porch to ensure the fire had not spread beneath the home, according to Weinert. The damage is estimated at about $5,000.

FIRE IN GARAGE

• The sheriff’s office is investigating to find out who was burning inside a detached garage of a vacant property in foreclosure in Centralia. A deputy was requested by the fire department yesterday afternoon to respond to the 1100 block of Pacific Avenue, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It appeared to have been started using garbage cardboard and tin cans sometime during the previous three days and extinguished already, according to the sheriff’s office. Neighbors said they’d seen transients in the area of the house, although not in the last week, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. A door had been forced open several times in the past, Brown said. The damage to the sheetrock, framing and exterior paint is estimated to be several thousand dollars, Brown said.

AND MORE

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

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
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Updated at 7:15 p.m.

THEFT INVESTIGATION

• Centralia police were contacted yesterday by a local business about suspected embezzlement by an employee. The case was sent over to detectives to investigate, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• A pair of teenagers taking photographs for a class project at Schaeffer Park off state Route 507 north of Centralia yesterday evening returned to their vehicle to find a window broken out and both of their purses stolen, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Chehalis police were called about 3:20 p.m. yesterday about the theft of a puppy from inside a car parked behind Safeway on the 1100 block of South Market Boulevard. Its owner said she had locked the doors but left the windows cracked, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An officer got a phone call  few hours later from the victim who said her boyfriend recovered the dog from an individual in Centralia after seeing the dog on the Internet,  according to police. The male claimed he bought the puppy from another person, detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said.

• Chehalis police were called about 3:20 p.m. yesterday by a teenage girl who discovered someone had got into her car and stolen a backpack containing among other items, school supplies and an iPhone. It happened while she was parked outside a business on the east side of the the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis, according to the Chehalis Police Department. She had left her passenger window down, according to police.

• Centralia police were called about 11:45 a.m. yesterday to the 200 block of North Washington Avenue where approximately 50 CDs were stolen from a vehicle.

DRUGS

• A 42-year-old Centralia woman was booked into the Lewis County Jail yesterday for allegedly being caught by drug detectives with a pouch containing plastic packaging, a scale, more than $200 cash and a small bag plus a larger bag of a crystal substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine. Janet L. Gleason is charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver – in a school zone – and went before a judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court. Her bail was set at $20,000. Charging documents indicate law enforcement began investigating Gleason sometime between May and August of this year and that she was pulled over by a detective, admitted she was on her way to Borst Park to sell 10 grams of and granted him permission to search her car. Jail records show she was booked at about 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The affidavit of probable cause does not specify where or even what day she was pulled over, but the information charging her states the alleged offense occurred on or about Sept. 17.

• A 36-year-old Packwood resident charged with allegedly growing 24 marijuana plants in his backyard this summer was summonsed to appear in Lewis County Superior Court this afternoon. James M. Miller is charged with manufacture of marijuana, a class C felony with a maximum penalty of five years in prison. A judge agreed to a $10,000 unsecured bond so he could stay out of jail while his case proceeds. Before his hearing, Miller said he has permits but didn’t give them to the sheriff’s office because he didn’t want to get harassed. Charging papers state two deputies went to his home on the 100 block of Rainbow Lane on June 28 to speak with him on another matter, and noticed the marijuana growing in his fenced backyard when a female answered the door and said Miller was not there. The officers reportedly obtained a telephonic search warrant and collected 24 plants in various stages of growth and told the female that if Miller was a medical marijuana patient, he needed to provide the paperwork to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Twenty-four is beyond the 15 plants allowed for a medical marijuana patient. On Aug. 4, when a detective spoke with Miller in the jail, Miller said he had the authorization posted on his fence, but it was stolen, charging documents indicate. Miller’s arraignment is scheduled for Oct. 8. He is the same James Miller indicted in federal court with theft and damaging government property, as one of the three alleged timber cutters involved in illegally harvesting Big Leaf Maple from the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, which was allegedly sold by a Winlock man to out of state companies for more than $800,000.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, obstructing, shoplifting, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, harassment, misdemeanor assault, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, violation of anti-harassment order … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Updated at 6:08 p.m.

BURGLARY CLUES: PANTIES, KID’S SHIRT

• A 63-year-old Toledo area man called the sheriff’s office yesterday after discovering someone had broken into his detached garage and stolen some equipment as well as frozen meat from his freezer but left behind a pair of women’s underwear, a child-sized T-shirt and a hair dryer. Missing is an Onan generator and a Karcher pressure washer, plus other items, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said the burglary at the 800 block of Spencer Road occurred sometime since Sept. 2, while the victim and his fifth-wheel were away from the property. It appeared someone used a card to open the lock on a side door and then reached in to push the garage door opener button, Brown said.

CUSTOMER’S RV VANISHES FROM LOT

• Police were called by the owner of a 2015 Cruise Light travel trailer who dropped it off at a Chehalis business Saturday evening to be serviced and then returned yesterday to check on the progress and learned nobody knew where it was. An officer responding to the RV sales and repair store at the 1000 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue noted it was taken through the gate when it was left there, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The loss is about $25,000, according to police. It was entered into the system as a stolen vehicle, detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said.

MISSING MONEY

• Centralia police were called about 11 a.m. yesterday regarding the suspected theft of cash from a business on the 100 block of South Tower Avenue. The business owner will try to resolve the issue prior to police taking enforcement action, according to the Centralia Police Department.

TRESPASSING CASE

• Centralia police are continuing to investigate a trespassing incident, reported yesterday from the 1400 block of South Tower Avenue. Police say video captured images of a female entering into a fenced compound of a closed business.

FIREARM VIOLATION

• An individual pulled over for a routine traffic stop at U.S. Highway 12 and Second Street in Morton at about 10 p.m. on Saturday was issued a citation for having a loaded handgun in the vehicle without possessing a concealed weapon permit, according to the Morton Police Department. The gun was given back after its ammunition was separated from the weapon, according to police.

VANDALISM

• Somebody spray painted graffiti onto a shed at the 2800 block of Russell Road in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday afternoon.

• Centralia police were called to the 1200 block of Ward Street yesterday where graffiti was spray painted onto a garage.

ON THE ROAD

• A Morton police officer assisted a trooper with an investigation in which a driver exited a vehicle, but left it running and in gear, and it rolled across a street into a building at the 200 block of Second Street in Morton last Thursday afternoon, according to the Morton Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, shoplifting, harassment, vicious dog, suspicious circumstances, violation of anti-harassment order … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, September 28th, 2015
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Updated at 7:09 p.m.

ARSON INVESTIGATION

• The cause of a Saturday night fire at the 200 block of U.S. Highway 12 south of Chehalis is under investigation, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Members of Lewis County Fire District 5 – Newaukum Valley Fire and Rescue – responded to an 11:34 p.m. call and found an outbuilding burning, according to Fire Chief Gregg Peterson. They extinguished it, he said. Peterson described  the shed and its contents as a total loss. The sheriff’s office said this morning two sheds were set on fire. It is believed to be related to an ongoing neighborhood dispute and both parties are pointing fingers at each other, according to the sheriff’s office.

STUDENT ACCUSED OF PILFERING IN BACKYARD

• A 28-year-old Centralia College student was arrested on Saturday morning following a call about a man seen pulling a cart with a bicycle through a backyard on the 500 block of South Cedar Street and then a call soon after by a person on the 500 block of South Ash Street who said he came home to discover numerous items dumped in his fenced yard. Among the property found was an air compressor and solar radio that belonged on Cedar Street, according to the Centralia Police Department. The makeshift trailer located on Ash Street also contained metal and tools including a small chainsaw, according to police. The resident on Ash Street showed police other items he found, including four bicycles and a tote with bike wheels and bike parts, police reported. Jeremy A. Goldner was booked into the Lewis County Jail and subsequently charged today with second-degree burglary. Defense attorney Joely O’Rourke said he is a full time student, on the honor roll, trying to major in diesel mechanics who lives with his mother, but has arranged to go live at a sobriety house in Lewis County. His bail was set with a $10,000 unsecured bond when he went before a judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court.

BELONGINGS PLUCKED FROM OPEN WINDOW

• Centralia police were called to the 400 block of West Plum Street about 6 p.m. yesterday where they were told a bag sitting on the sill of of open window had been stolen. It contained $20, identification and a green card, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE THEFT

• A pickup truck reported stolen about 3:40 p.m. on Friday from the Twin City Town Center was located on Sunday afternoon at Wal-Mart. It was returned to its owner, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

MISSING MEDS

• An officer was called about the theft of prescription medication yesterday from the 1000 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia.

• Chehalis police were called yesterday evening to the 500 block of Northwest New York Avenue where an individual said she discovered numerous of her Oxycodone pills were missing.

OTHER THEFT

• Police yesterday contacted an individual in Centralia who said the rear license plate had been taken from her vehicle. She didn’t know when it went missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 33-year-old woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with police about 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. Stephanie R. Keen, described by police as a resident of Ethel, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 6:15 a.m. today following the discovery of several windows damaged at R.E. Bennett Elementary School on the 200 block of South Market Boulevard. They had holes in them, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Somebody spray painted a car at the 1300 block of Windsor Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday morning.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

• Prosecutors asked for $50,000 bail and a judge set it at $100,000 today for a 52-year-old Mossyrock man accused of assaulting his girlfriend, threatening to cut her head off, taking her phone and keeping her from leaving the home for five hours. Police were called on Thursday afternoon after she finally did leave and called 911 from someone else’s home, according to charging documents. The woman told police Stephen L. Shores was angry she wasn’t helping him sell his artwork and allegedly pinned her to the bed, spit on her and slapped her repeatedly, according to charging documents. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail early on Friday and went before a judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court, charged with unlawful imprisonment and harassment. Prosecutors told the judge they had concerns about community safety in part because Shores has seven convictions for second-, third- and fourth-degree assaults from 2008 and around that time period, plus five convictions in 2002 for assault and harassment.

ON THE ROAD

• A 29-year-old Castle Rock man was arrested for driving under the influence after his car took out several small trees over a distance of about 30 yards near Avery Road West and North Military Road early on Sunday morning. Deputies responding about 3:30 a.m. for a collision found burning rubber and smoke rising from the 2006 Dodge Stratus; it’s engine running, stereo blaring and wheels spinning at maximum RPMs, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A passenger window was broken to extract the driver Jeremy L. Franklin who was unconscious, according to the sheriff’s office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said Franklin woke up but was confused and was taken to the hospital to be evaluated. Blood was drawn as he was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol, according to Brown. Franklin was then booked into the Lewis County Jail. The car was totaled.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, hit and run, drugs, urinating in public, protection order violation, reckless endangerment, malicious mischief, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, misdemeanor assault, misdemeanor theft, collision in parking lot, vehicle stuck on railroad tracks, student driving like a maniac at or near W.F. West High School, someone lighting off fireworks at a house with Christmas lights … and more.