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Friday, November 20th, 2015
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VEHICLE STOLEN FROM CHURCH LOT

• A white 1995 Ford Ranger was reported stolen out of a church parking lot in Centralia at about 8:30 p.m. yesterday. The truck, missing from the 1200 block of Belmont Avenue, has a white canopy, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS MISSING FROM SCHOOL

• Police were called to Chehalis Middle School yesterday to take a report that five flutes were stolen from its music room last week. The loss is listed at $250, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ARRAY OF APPAREL THEFTS

• Police took a report yesterday afternoon of clothing stolen from a laundry business at the 500 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia.

• Someone stole articles of Seahawks clothing from a vehicle at the 1100 block of West First Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 5 p.m. yesterday.

• Centralia police were called about a vehicle prowl about 5:15 p.m. yesterday at the 1500 block of North Scheuber Road. Clothes bags were taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

INAPPROPRIATE CONTACT

• A 31-year-old Castle Rock woman was arrested in Centralia yesterday for first-degree custodial sexual misconduct. Police say the case involved Kristina A. Auckland, a state Department of Corrections employee, and a 33-year-old offender “having relations.” Auckland was interviewed at the police department and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 30-year-old Chehalis man who allegedly lunged at an emergency room nurse at Providence Centralia Hospital yesterday was arrested for third-degree assault. Jason R. Ferris was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called to the 500 block of West Cherry Street in Centralia about 4:35 p.m. yesterday regarding a window broken out of a vehicle.

AND MORE

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

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Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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PACKWOOD BURGLARY

• A television and a washer-dryer combination were among the valuables stolen or damaged when someone broke into a residence on the 100 block of Begonia Lane in Packwood. A deputy responding yesterday afternoon learned from the owner, a 46-year-old Gig Harbor resident, a neighbor had notified him it looked like the front door was forced open, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The burglary occurred sometime since Oct. 3, according to the sherif’s office. A list of what’s missing has not yet been complied, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said this morning.

SHOPPING SEASON ADVICE

• Centralia police were called just after 8 o’clock last night to take a report from a woman whose purse was snatched from her shopping cart at the Goodwill store at the 500 block of Harrison Avenue. Centralia Police Department Sgt. Kurt Reichert said he highly recommends if someone stows their purse in their cart, that they don’t turn their back or walk away from it. Even better, he said, keep it on your person.

OTHER THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 2:40 p.m. yesterday to a credit union on South Market Boulevard regarding a fraudulent check.

• Police were called about 12:40 a.m. today to Northeast Cascade Avenue in Chehalis where a pair of motorized bicycles were stolen from where they had been chained to a post in the alley.

• A Chehalis man was charged yesterday with possession of a stolen vehicle and with trafficking in stolen property in Lewis County Superior Court. William R. Long was arrested the day before by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was allowed to be released on a $20,000 unsecured bond.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF FIREARM

• A deputy responding about 11:45 a.m. yesterday to a dispute over a vehicle at the 600 block of Meier Road outside of Winlock ended up arresting a 26-year-old Rochester resident for a warrant, for driving with a suspended license and for unlawful possession of a firearm. Kly B. Meas was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

SPRAY PAINTING ALL OVER

• Chehalis police responded to numerous complaints yesterday of graffiti with black spray paint in various areas of the city. “Random taggings, all over the place,” detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said, saying it was left on buildings and at least one vehicle.

ANIMAL ATTACK

• Chehalis police were called about 11:15 a.m. yesterday after a woman went to the fire station on Jackson Highway following an attack by a dog or dogs that occurred on Southwest 21st Street. Detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said he didn’t know the breed of the animal or the extent of the injuries, but that the incident is under investigation.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants; responses for alarm, disorderliness, hit and run, suspicious circumstances … and more.

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Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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ON THE ROAD

• A 56-year-old bicyclist was injured when a white box-style van passing him at the 1200 block of Winlock-Vader Road in Winlock struck him, breaking his left arm yesterday morning. It happened about 8:45 and both were heading northbound, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It was the mirror on the vehicle which hit the man’s arm, according to the sheriff’s office. The victim, from Vader, said the van stopped for a moment and then continued on, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. He was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital and Breen is asking anyone with any information to call Lewis County Crime Stoppers.

SURVEILLANCE IMAGE MONITORING HELPS CATCH BURGLARS

• Two individuals prowling around a business overnight in the Chehalis Industrial Park were arrested, after an alarm summoned deputies and someone monitoring surveillance images described them as entering multiple buildings. It happened about 1:15 .m. at the 100 block of Habein Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Arrested after a short foot pursuit were Suvonie M. Misner, 35, from Portland and James E. Carroll, 42, of Wapato, according to the sheriff’s office. Taken from the business were a jacket, gauze and eye wash, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. The two were booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree burglary. Carroll was additionally booked for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act as he was found in possession of a pipe with white crystal residue, Breen said.

NO-NAME CUSTOMER WON’T PAY

• An officer was called to the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia at 9 o’clock yesterday morning where a man reportedly refused to pay for his meal. He also refused to give the officer his name, so he was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for obstructing a public servant and third-degree theft, according to the Centralia Police Department.

TRESPASSING

• Centralia police are investigating a discovery that someone was inside a residence on the 700 block of Woodland Avenue and also tampered with its power box. An officer responded to a 7:45 a.m. report about it yesterday.

VANDALISM

• Graffiti was reported yesterday on the wall of a building at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, misdemeanor assault, shoplifting, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, tagging, hit and run, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances,  runaway teen … and more.

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Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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ATTEMPTED BURGLARY AT PORT

• A deputy responding to an alarm just before 10 p.m. yesterday from a storage building at the 3500 block of Ives Road in Centralia found someone damaged a padlock, got inside but had already fled the premises. The victim is the Port of Centralia and nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Someone stole a beige 1984 Toyota van overnight from Northeast Division Street in  Chehalis, according to a report made to police yesterday morning.

• Police called yesterday afternoon about a pickup truck blocking a driveway since Thursday on the 600 block of M Street in Centralia discovered it was stolen from a farm in Rochester, according to the Centralia Police Department. It was returned to is owner, according to police.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were contacted yesterday by a 26-year-old woman who is in prison and learned that after she left her purse with an individual last year, someone used her EBT card, stealing quite a lot of money. Police are looking into it, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Officers took a report yesterday morning of someone attempting to pass two prescriptions that appeared to be forged at a pharmacy on the 500 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. The suspect, Krista M. Peterson, 30, was subsequently arrested for prescription forgery, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 9:20 a.m. yesterday to Southwest Chehalis Avenue just south of Main Street about a ca prowl and found four vehicles at a business had been broken into.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called about 6:25 p.m. yesterday after a cup of ice was thrown from a moving vehicle which hit another vehicle on the road and broke its headlight near Eshom and Fords Prairie roads. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police took a report yesterday of white spray painted graffiti on a fence at Southwest Chehalis Avenue just south of Main Street. Later in the day, officers were called about tagging at the the 100 block of North Market Boulevard, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND FROM MOSSYROCK

• Morton police yesterday reported they forwarded cases for several individuals to prosecutors to review for “appropriate charges” following a late Tuesday night call last week to a loud party at the 100 block of Coleman Road in Mossyrock from which more than two dozen juveniles ran away. Police say they were able to get the youths to come back into the residence for investigation. An unspecified number of them were released to their parents, according to the Morton Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, misdemeanor assault, suspicious circumstances,  runaway teen … and more.

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Monday, November 16th, 2015
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INTO THE DRINK

• A 27-year-old motorist who allegedly sped away at about 100 mph from a police car that was turning around ended up taking out about 50 feet of guard rail and crashing into a pond last night at the 4700 block of Galvin Road west of Centralia. Luckily his 1998 Dodge Durango landed wheels down and he was able to extricate himself and climb out of the water and up to he road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It began when a Centralia police officer said the vehicle had passed him at a high rate of speed on Galvin Road, according to the sheriff’s office. A deputy arriving to investigate the approximately 9:40 p.m. wreck issued Jonathan A. Jamerson, of Centralia, a citation for reckless driving and an infraction for no insurance, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Jamerson was wet and cold but unhurt, Brown said. His vehicle was totaled.

AUTO THEFT

• A 21-year-old Onalaska resident was arrested after deputies surrounded Eagle Truck Stop on the 100 block of Estep Road in Napavine on Saturday, following a tip he was going to try to sell a stolen Honda car there. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports Jim G. McPherson showed up with the car and was taken into custody. He reportedly admitted he’d stolen the green 1995 Honda Accord a few days earlier from F Street in Centralia and planned to sell it for $150. McPherson was booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of a stolen vehicle and attempted trafficking of a stolen vehicle, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

• Someone stole a silver 1988 Toyota Camry from the 1000 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia, according to a report made to police just after 7 p.m. yesterday.

BURGLARY

• Centralia police were called to the 1100 block of South Tower Avenue at 1 p.m. yesterday regarding a break-in to a garage in which several bikes and bike parts were taken. Most of the items were recovered a short distance away, according to the Centralia Police Department. The investigation is ongoing.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Police were called about 7:50 p.m. on Saturday about a car prowl at the 300 block of Spruce Street in Centralia. The interior was damaged, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 9:30 a.m. on Friday regarding a vehicle prowl on the 400 block of North Market Boulevard in which the battery was stolen.

SEXAUL ASSAULT

• Centralia police were called about 11:20 p.m. yesterday to take a report of a rape by the victim’s acquaintance in a case associated with a residence on Hillkress Street. The case is under investigation.

OTHER ASSAULT

• Officers called about 6:45 p.m. on Saturday to the 300 block of East State Street in Mossyrock about an assault arrested a 26-year-old man. Anthony M. Westmoreland was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, according to the Morton Police Department.

• A 24-year-old Chehalis-area woman who called 911 to say her boyfriend hit her in the head reportedly resisted arrest, was tased and subsequently arrested for third-degree assault on Saturday morning. A deputy called about 11:50 a.m. to the 100 block of Harold Drive reported Kimberly E. Killian became angry and began to walk away, during the investigation, but had two outstanding warrants, according to the according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Killian allegedly pulled away, began to grab the deputy’s arm and tried to strike him in the head and chest area. The first attempt with a Taser failed and Killian was “escorted to the ground,” where she pulled on the deputy’s uniform, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. A second deputy arrived and attempted to help detain her, but was unsuccessful until she was tased a second time, Brown said. Killian was booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault as one of the deputies was injured, and also for resisting arrest, Brown said.

VANDALISM

• Officers called just after 3 o’clock yesterday morning about a vandalism in progress at the 200 block of East Van Buren Street in Centralia arrived to find a woman’s vehicle with its windshield and headlights broken. Parked in front of the vehicle was her husband, Andrew J. Filer, 26, who allegedly admitted causing the damage because he was angry at her, according to the Centralia Police Department. Filer was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree malicious mischief, according to police.

EXPLOSIVE EXPERTS SUMMONED

• A 91-year-old former logger called the sheriff’s office to let them know as he was packing up to move out of his Toledo-area home, he discovered he had an old box of blasting caps, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded on Saturday morning to the 300 block of Toledo-Vader Road, and were joined by the Washington State Patrol, who disposed of the caps on site, according to the sheriff’s office. The box contained about 50 blasting caps, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, failure to transfer vehicle title, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, graffiti, harassment, suspicious person, misdemeanor theft, possible drunk driver … and more.

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Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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CENTRALIA RESIDENT ASSAULTED BY TRAVELING SALESMAN

• An officer was called at 5:45 p.m. yesterday about an assault by a traveling salesman at the 1400 block of Jensen Avenue in Centralia. The subject was sexually aggressive toward a female customer inside her residence, according to the Centralia Police Department. Earlier this week, Centralia police warned the public to be cautious about door-to-door salespeople and advised that residents should not let them inside. The alert put out by Sgt. Pat Fitzgerald focused on the fact that in the past, officers have found that some of those they contacted had extensive criminal histories and used the job as a ruse to collect personal information for fraudulent purposes later. The incident on Jensen Avenue is under investigation, according to police.

ON THE ROAD

• The driver of a small pickup that collided with a small tree along the 500 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia yesterday was found in cardiac arrest, according to authorities. Rescuers called at 4:20 p.m. to the wreck near Dutch Bros. Coffee stand transported the 67-year-old man to Providence Centralia Hospital, where they were unable to revive him, according to the police and fire departments. Centralia police report the conclusion was the medical incident caused the crash.

• A woman in her 20s was injured when a small passenger car collided with a barrier in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near the Harrison Avenue interchange in Centralia last night. Firefighters responding at 10 p.m. reported her condition as stable and that she was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital. The male occupant of the car, about her same age, was unhurt, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called about 10:45 a.m. yesterday about a counterfeit money order being passed at the 500 block of Harrison Avenue. There has been a suspect identified and the case is still under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT AT MOTEL

• An officer took a report overnight of the theft of personal items and a television from an empty motel room at the 1000 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants,  misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, misdemeanor theft; responses for out-of-control teenager, collision on city street … and more.

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Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Updated at 11:53 a.m.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT

• A 34-year-old Winlock man was arrested last night after his wife reported she was slapped and then choked until she couldn’t breathe. The victim called from another location and a deputy responding to the couple’s residence on Hining Road arrested Rory D. Maddox Jr. for second-degree assault, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Maddox was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office. The case is being referred to prosecutors for potential additional charges as he allegedly threatened to kill her as well, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. However, prosecutors declined to file the felony charge and moved the case for consideration of fourth-degree assault and misdemeanor harassment in Lewis County District Court.

HOSPITAL ASSAULT

• A 32-year-old Centralia resident being treated at a facility on the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia allegedly kicked a member of the medical staff in the head yesterday afternoon, leading to her arrest. Kazia D. Hartman was  booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault once she was cleared from treatment, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MYSTERIOUS ASSAULT

• After someone called 911 but then hung up about 12:30 a.m. today, an officer responded to the caller’s location and found a 57-year-old man who said someone came into his apartment on the 600 block of Northwest Center Street and choked him, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The man’s roommate slept through it, the victim didn’t see the intruder and he decided he didn’t need the officer to pursue the matter, according to police.

THEFT OF ELECTRONICS

• A deputy was called to a residence on the 100 block of Tucker Road in Ethel yesterday where an individual reported several items stolen, including an HP laptop computer, a Samsung phone and two checkbooks, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

THEFT OF HONDA CAR

• Police were called shortly after 2 o’clock this morning about the disappearance of a green 1995 Honda Accord from the 600 block of F Street in Centralia. The car has a license plate of ACG 3210, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT OF BANK CARD

• A debit card was reported stolen yesterday afternoon from the 500 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS AT SCHOOL

• A 17-year-old girl was arrested at W.F. West High School yesterday for possession of marijuana, according to the Chehalis Police Department. It was a very small amount loose in the bottom of a backpack, according to police. An incident report did not note how or why the girl’s backpack came to the attention of authorities, according to a police spokesperson. The girl was not booked; the case was referred to juvenile prosecutors for charging, police said.

VANDALISM

• Police were called about 2 p.m. yesterday to the 200 block of Northwest State Avenue in Chehalis where a vehicle window was damaged, possibly from  BB gun. The driver’s side window was intact but broken and had a hole in the center, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A vehicle was “egged” and its paint was scratched at the 300 block of East Oakview Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor theft, driving under the influence; responses for person loitering, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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Updated at 1:38 p.m.

THEFT FROM FRONT YARD

• Police were called to the 300 block of West Summa Street in Centralia at about 5:45 p.m. yesterday after an individual was seen getting out of an older motor home and stealing a desk and building materials from a front yard, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT FROM BEHIND FENCE

• Centralia police were called about 3:30 p.m. yesterday to the 900 block of South Tower Avenue where someone tore down a fence and stole a blue sand rail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT OF GUNS

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office took a report yesterday that someone stole two firearms from a 71-year-old woman’s home on the 100 block of Bunker Creek Road west of Chehalis. Missing are a Ruger revolver and a Taurus pump-action 22 rifle, according to the sheriff’s office. It was determined they were taken between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 4, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. The loss is listed at $1,150, Breen said.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police called yesterday to the Twin City Town Center parking lot about a car that had been there for some time discovered the green Acura had been reported stolen out of Centralia. The ignition was damaged and its owner was going to make arrangements to get it towed, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 6:15 a.m. today to a vehicle prowl at the 900 block of Marion Street. Taken were two chainsaws, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Cigarettes and medications were reported stolen from a vehicle parked at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 7:25 p.m. yesterday.

• Chehalis police were called about 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday about a car prowl in a parking lot on Southeast First Street near Market Boulevard. Someone rummaged through the vehicle but nothing initially appeared to be missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• A deputy responding to an early-morning alarm at a business on the 100 block of Habein Road south of Chehalis found someone had shot up two windows and a door, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It’s unknown exactly when it happened, as no alarm company called it in, but the deputy arriving about 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday noted the damage appeared to have come from a shotgun, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A deputy was called to the 700 block of Ninth Street in Vader yesterday where someone vandalized a car, breaking out windows and spray painting various parts of its hood, fender and trunk. The 2013 Subaru WRX belongs to an 18-year-old Chehalis man and the incident occurred between 1 a.m. and 10 a.m. yesterday, according to the sheriff’s office.

• An inmate at the Lewis County Jail reportedly got upset and punched a kiosk, breaking it and causing $1,000 in damage. A deputy investigating the incident on Tuesday afternoon arrested 30-year-old Billy R. Edwards-Reser for second-degree malicious mischief, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning. The kiosk is a device used for inmates to communicate with jail staff.

• Graffiti taggings were found yesterday morning on a building at the 600 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia.

• Chehalis police on Tuesday took reports of graffiti taggings on a wall behind the 700 block of South Market Boulevard, on a storage shed at the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard, at the bus garage on the 200 block of Southwest Third Street, and on a garage and a fence at the 200 block of Southwest First Street. Most reports specified black spray paint was used.

THREAT

• Police responded about 4:30 p.m. yesterday when an auto dealership on the 1900 block of Southwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis reported getting two phone calls, one in which an individual threatened to kill them all if someone did not come to their home immediately. The call came from a number in the Chicago area and in a call back to that number, a dispatcher was told a child had been playing on the phone, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• A 74-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested for driving under the influence after her vehicle collided with a power pole yesterday evening at the 100 block of Twin Oaks Road west of Chehalis. Information from individuals who witnessed her driving prior to the approximately 6:10 p.m. wreck led to a deputy requesting a search warrant to get a blood draw for testing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Sheila K. Swanson sustained minor injuries such as abrasions and after a trip to the hospital, she was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, hit and run, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, hit and run, collision on city street, issues that were civil and not criminal in nature … and more.

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Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• An officer was called to the 1400 block of Oxford Avenue in Centralia at 11 a.m. yesterday for a burglary to a shed. Tools were missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called around 2 p.m. yesterday about tires slashed overnight on a vehicle at the 700 block of Centralia College Boulevard.

ON THE ROAD

• The occupant of a passenger car that sustained significant rear end damage in an overnight collision with a semi truck on Interstate 5 in Centralia was hospitalized for minor injuries, according to Riverside Fire Authority. The big rig, which was hauling food products, had front end damage but its driver was unhurt, according to the fire department. The cause of the approximately 2:10 a.m. wreck in the southbound lanes is under investigation by the Washington State Patrol.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving under the influence; responses for hit and run … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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TRACTOR JOYRIDE

• A deputy was called last night to a job site on the 1500 block of Centralia-Alpha Road where sometime over the weekend, someone got into a John Deere grader and drove it around, leaving it stuck in the mud. All the cab windows were broken out, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The owner, a 39-year-old man from Glenoma, estimated the loss at $2,000, according to the sheriff’s office.

BREAK-INS AND THEFT CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about a residential burglary yesterday afternoon at the 1900 block of Honeysuckle Lane. An officer responding to the approximately 4:35 p.m. call noted an Xbox gaming console was among the missing property, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 4:40 p.m. yesterday to the 1300 block of Alexander Street to take a report of a misdemeanor amount of cash believed to have been stolen from a room.

• An officer was called about 1:20 p.m. yesterday to a home at the 1100 block of Borthwick Avenue in Centralia where a misdemeanor amount of cash was reported missing. The investigation is ongoing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

PASSING COUNTERFEIT MONEY

• A deputy was called last night to the Randle One-Stop where the clerk said a middle-aged woman driving a dark blue Chevrolet Suburban attempted to spend a counterfeit $20 bill. It happened about 7:16 p.m. and a deputy dispatched at about 8:30 p.m. tried to locate the vehicle but was unsuccessful, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The clerk said she immediately recognized the bill was not real, according to the sheriff’s office. The investigation is ongoing, as there is security footage available, Chief Deputy Stacy brown said.

DRIVER IMPLICATES FRIEND

• Centralia police say a traffic stop for an expired vehicle license tab yesterday led to a displayed temporary permit that appeared to be forged and an assertion by the driver he had obtained it “off the books” from a friend that works at a local licensing office. Otto K. Banick, 41, was pulled over about 9:25 a.m. at the 500 block of West Main Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was issued citations for the trip permit violation as well as driving with a suspended license and failure to transfer his vehicle within the proper amount of time, according to police.

POSSIBLE CHILD ASSAULT

• Chehalis police were called about 2:20 p.m. yesterday regarding the possible assault of a child.

TRESPASSING

• Centralia police were called about 11 a.m. yesterday to a vacant apartment on the 100 block of South Silver Street in Centralia where a window was discovered broken and a maintenance person suspected someone snuck in to sleep during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police yesterday morning took a report of vandalism to a building at the 2000 block of Haviland Street.

NOTE THREATENING TO SHOOT UP SCHOOL

• Centralia High School’s principal informed parents last night of a note found written on a desk late in the afternoon threatening, “Ima shoot up the school 11/10.” Unlike a somewhat similar find on Oct. 2 that prompted an hours long search of students and the campus – and cancellation of a homecoming assembly – yesterday’s incident meant all student and persons entering the school today would be searched. Principal Josue Lowe wrote in a memo to families that a locker check was conducted yesterday with nothing found and while zero period would be cancelled today, classes one through six would proceed. Lowe wrote that the school district in conjunction with law enforcement agencies would do everything within their power to find who made the threat and prosecute accordingly. Lowe can be followed on Twitter @CentHSPrincipal. It doesn’t appear he has tweeted about this latest incident.

ON THE ROAD

• A 26-year-old Packwood resident was injured after she fell asleep driving on U.S. Highway 12, crossed over the oncoming lane and traveled about 300 feet along the ditch before striking a power pole and cyclone fence, according to the Washington State Patrol. Amanda M. Fritcher was transported to Morton General Hospital after the approximately 4:45 a.m. wreck on Sunday, according to the state patrol. Her Subaru Impreza was totaled. It happened about 12 miles east of Morton. Fritcher was issued a citation for second-degree negligent driving, according to the investigating trooper.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license, driving without a license, driving without ignition interlock device; responses for taggings, littering, misdemeanor theft, collision on city street, dogs running loose, possible animal neglect, request for an officer that transients be “moved along”, suspicious phone call from Publishers Clearinghouse … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, November 9th, 2015
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Updated at 7:44 p.m.

DOGNAPPING IN PLAIN DAYLIGHT

• Deputies were called about 1:35 p.m. yesterday after an Onalaska man saw two people in a white Ford Ranger pull up to his home, grab his long-haired Chihuahua and then drive away with it. The 14-year-old reddish dog was wearing an Identification tag on its collar and weighs about nine pounds, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It happened at the 1000 block of Middle Fork Road, according to the sheriff’s office. The value was estimated at $200, according to the sheriff’s office.

SHARING NAKED PICS OF GIRLFRIEND NOT OK

• Brandon L. Jones, 20, was arrested by Chehalis police for allegedly posting a photo of his unclothed 17-year-old girlfriend on Facebook, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An officer took a report early last week and then located Jones on Friday, according to police. The Centralia resident was booked into the Lewis County Jail for distribution of child pornography, detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said. “Anger, was my understanding,” Wilson said as to the motivation for the alleged incident. Jones was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with three counts of second-degree possession of depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct, a class C felony. According to court documents, the teen told an officer she sent Jones photos of her breasts a few months ago, and after they got into an argument, Jones threatened to “expose” her. Jones allegedly told the officer he woke up the following day and could hardly believe what he had done, and told the officer he would likely find a lot more stuff that made that look like nothing. The investigation is ongoing and more information may be revealed from the service of a search warrant upon Facebook, prosecutors wrote in charging documents. A judge agreed to Jones’ release from jail on a $20,000 unsecured bond.

STOLEN FIREARM

• Chehalis police were called about 1:10 p.m. on Saturday by an individual who said their rifle disappeared from their residence on the 100 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue sometime during the previous week.

RESIDENTIAL THEFT

• Chehalis police were called just before 10 a.m. on Saturday by a person who had been staying at the 1800 block of Snively Avenue and discovered that while incarcerated, someone took all their belongings including medications.

• A 76-year-old woman returned to her home on the 100 block of Summit Drive in Packwood on Friday after being away since Oct. 18 to find someone broke in, forcing their way through a door and a window. It’s not yet know what may be missing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

ATTEMPTED THEFT

• A deputy took a report yesterday morning of someone using bolt cutters to break a hasp at a storage unit on the 1500 block of Bishop Road in Chehalis. A manager recalled seeing a small brown pickup truck back up to the unit at about 2 p.m. on Thursday and then suddenly drive away after he stepped outside for a closer look, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Nothing was missing, according to the sheriff’s office.

SHORT TERM THEFT

• Centralia police took a report yesterday morning regarding the theft of a large basketball hoop from the 1300 block of Delaware Avenue, but it was found a few blocks away and returned, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SHOPLIFTING SCUFFLE

• A 22-year-old Curtis resident who reportedly was chased out of Wal-Mart‘s grocery entrance by store security and employees for allegedly shoplifting ran past an off-duty Centralia police officer in the parking lot who stopped her and reported she became out of control so she was forced to the ground on Saturday. The Centralia Police Department reports citizens in the parking lot surrounded police and demanded they release the woman, with some chanting “officer brutality.” Cassandra L. McBride was arrested for third-degree theft – related to $203 worth of merchandise, resisting arrest and possession of methamphetamine as one large and then small small pieces of a crystal substance were found on her, according to the Chehalis Police Department. McBride was booked into the Lewis County Jail. McBride was charged with meth possession and theft only today in Lewis County Superior Court and her bail set at $5,000.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday about a vehicle prowl at the 600 block of East Summa Street. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called to the 1300 block of Lum Road in Centralia just after noon on Saturday where someone had broke out the window of a parked vehicle and taken a purse, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Someone broke out the right rear window of a vehicle parked at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia and stole a blue and gray bag containing clothing, according to a report made to police about 9 a.m. on Saturday.

• Centralia police were called about 8:25 a.m. on Saturday from an individual at the 1300 block of Lum Road who said he heard his car alarm go off, saw a red Chrysler 200 pull up to it and then found his car’s window shattered.

• Chehalis police were called about 8:30 a.m. on Saturday to the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue where someone had smashed a window of a vehicle and stole a backpack containing $30 cash, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

PHONE FRAUD

• Officers took a report from the 900 block of Marion Street on Friday that an individual who received a phone call from somebody identifying themselves as a Microsoft employee and requested payment for anti-hacking services. The victim ended up sending a money gram to India, for an unspecified amount, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police say Microsoft never does business that way and there is no such thing as anti-hacking services.

VANDALISM

• Someone shot out five windows of a small bus-type van parked at the 1000 block of Middle Fork Road in Onalaska sometime during the week prior to Sunday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Two boys and a girl were caught by an off-duty police officer painting graffiti onto a building at the 800 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia at about 7:45 p.m. on Friday. The male juveniles were arrested and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for second-degree malicious mischief and the juvenile female was released to her parents, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation as several other locations were identified as having been victimized, according to police.

• Chehalis police responded to a 6:40 a.m. call on Saturday to Northeast Washington Avenue near Market Boulevard where someone had thrown a brick through the back window of a car.

• Chehalis police were called about 9:15 p.m. on Saturday following the discovery windows were broken out of a home on Southeast Sixth Street in Chehalis. Nothing was initially reported missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• Matthew D. Ball, 37, of Toledo, was arrested for driving under the influence following a single-vehicle collision at about 8:25 p.m. yesterday at the 200 block of Brim Road in Ethel, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He 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, obstructing, shoplifting, violation of no-contact order, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, misdemeanor assault, collision on city street, to lecture a 6-year-old boy for taking mail out of someone else’s mailbox … and more.

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Friday, November 6th, 2015
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DOMESTIC ASSAULT

• A 49-year-old Chehalis man was arrested last night after his girlfriend called 911 to say she was shoved against a window hitting her head on the sill, pulled across the room and punched in the eye at the 600 block of Centralia-Alpha Road east of Chehalis. Law enforcement responding around 8:30 p.m. were told the suspect drove away drunk and Gerald R. Ebner was subsequently pulled over in Chehalis on North National Avenue at Northwest Chamber of Commerce Way, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Ebner was booked into the Lewis County Jail for felony violation of a domestic violence no contact oder, according to the sheriff’s office. The case is referred to prosecutors for charges also of driving under the influence and fourth-degree assault, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

DRUGS

• A 19-year-old Winlock man stopped for riding an off road motorcycle on a city street in Vader yesterday was arrested for possession of marijuana yesterday afternoon. A deputy contacted him at the 700 block of A Street at about 4:35 p.m. and found a pipe with green burned residue and also that he was driving with a suspended license in the second degree, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Stardog Jededia R. Delao was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Chehalis police were called about 1:35 a.m. today to the 200 block of Southeast Washington Avenue to take a report of items missing from an apartment, including medications.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called just before 6 o’clock this morning following the discovery of slashed tires on a vehicle at the 1000 block of North Tower Avenue.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation; responses for alarm, hit and run, collision on city street, complaint about awful smell coming from retail marijuana store … and more.

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Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Police were called just before 8 o’clock yesterday morning about the theft of three chainsaws from the 1400 block of Logan Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Someone reached through an unlocked apartment window at the 1400 block of Johnson Road in Centralia and stole a laptop computer, according to a report made to police yesterday. The theft reportedly occurred several weeks ago, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An officer was called about 3:30 p.m. yesterday to the 1300 block of Lum Road in Centralia about possible theft by an employee, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 1:45 p.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 800 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. Missing were knives, medication and a GPS device, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Fishing equipment was stolen from the back of a truck at the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday morning.

• A wallet, cash and cigarettes were among the itms stolen from a vehicle at the 300 block of Southwest Third Street in Chehalis sometime in the previous three days, according to a report made to the Chehalis Police Department yesterday morning.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police took a report yesterday afternoon of graffiti on a garage at Southwest Alfred Street.

DRUGS

• An officer responding just after 4 o’clock this morning about suspicious activity at the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue in Chehalis contacted a person wanted for a warrant and a search incident to his arrest turned up drug paraphernalia that field-tested positive for heroin, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Travis G. Frost, 29, of Chehalis, was was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A 19-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for shoplifting and being a minor in possession of marijuana late yesterday afternoon following an incident at the 500 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. Uriah W. Osborne, who had an outstanding warrant, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 28-year-old Chehalis resident picked up for a warrant about 12:45 p.m. yesterday at the 100 block of Southwest 10th Street in Chehalis was also found to have a small amount of suspected methamphetamine, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Donald B. Lindberg was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

OOPS

• Chehalis police were called about 4:45 p.m. yesterday after a firearm was found in the bathroom of a restaurant on the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue. Later in the evening, police were contacted by an individual who said he dropped his 9 mm handgun in a restroom in the area, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

‘PLEASE, DON’T LET HIM BITE ME’

• A 33-year-old Winlock man wanted for warrants and followed from Ferrier Road to Gee Cee’s truck stop yesterday afternoon fled on foot into the tree line, but threw up his hands and surrendered when K-9 Axel got within about 30 yards of him, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Kyle E. Rogers was taken into custody and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office. His warrants were for contempt of court out of Kelso and from the state Department of Corrections, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

ON THE ROAD

• A van and a semi truck both sustained major damage when the driver of the van fell asleep and crossed the centerline at the 3500 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia yesterday. A deputy responding after the approximately 1 p.m. wreck noted nobody was injured, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, violation of no contact order, driving under the influence; responses for dispute, shoplifting, suspicious circumstances … and more.

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Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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REPEATED BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• A 79-year-old Chehalis woman who has noticed items missing since August went ahead and called police yesterday to investigate. An officer responding to the 1200 block of Southwest 22nd Street learned that first it was beer, then in September it was a doll and then last month, a doll collection and painting supplies disappeared from her studio, according to the Chehalis Police Department. There are no suspects at this time, according to police.

THEFT OF FIREARMS

• A deputy was called yesterday about a break-in to a Chehalis area home along the 200 block of Rodgers Road in which a Ruger pistol was among the stolen items. An 84-year-old man reported that he and his wife returned from an Easter time vacation, they found footprints inside their house, but nothing seemed to have been disturbed and there was no sign anyone forced their way inside, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Also missing is a machete and a shovel, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A K-Mart shopper called police last night after finding his vehicle prowled. The victim said it was about 7 p.m. and he locked his doors, but when he came back out, the vehicle doors were unlocked, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Among the items missing is a 45 caliber semi-automatic pistol, according to police.

THEFT OF FOOD

• A 27-year-old man was arrested yesterday evening after allegedly walking out of a store without paying with a cart full of groceries. Police called about 7:15 p.m. yesterday to the 500 block of South Tower Avenue arrested Daniel J. Phillips, of Centralia, for third-degree theft and then released him, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving under the influence; responses for dispute, hit and run, vandalism, possible fraud, misdemeanor theft, misdemeanor assault, elevator rescue, collision on city street, possible child abuse, teenager who won’t get out of bed and go to school … and more.

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Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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HOME HEATING FIRE

• A mattress ignited when a Centralia resident noticed a paper bag too close to a wall heater, and went to remove it but dropped it on the bed yesterday evening. Firefighters called at 6:20 p.m. to the 1300 block of View Avenue found the occupants had extinguished the fire but both the mattress and box spring burned, according to Riverside Fire Authority. The mattresses were taken out of the house and and residual smoke was removed with a ventilation fan, according to the fire department. Capt. Erik Olson indicated nobody was hurt and there was no damage to the home.

CAMP HEATING FIRE

• Chehalis firefighters called about smoke seen off Interstate 5 late yesterday afternoon found two people had built a campfire, and helped them extinguish it. It was a guy and his mother, who are on a waiting list for a shelter, trying to stay warm, according to the fire department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police yesterday afternoon recovered a stolen vehicle that reportedly had been in the Denny’s parking lot on the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue for several days. It was missing from Thurston County, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called yesterday afternoon after the discovery of a vehicle prowl in which a GPS device was stolen on Northeast Washington Avenue near Main Street. A passenger door was unlocked and the vehicle had not been driven for a couple of days, according to the Chehalis Police Department

• Among the items stolen in a car prowl discovered yesterday morning at the 600 block of Northeast Franklin Avenue in Chehalis was Halloween candy, the vehicle registration and its title, according to police. An officer responding to the approximately 9:45 a.m. call found someone had entered through the unlocked truck, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called to the parking lot at K-Mart just after 9 o’clock yesterday morning following the discovery of a car prowl in which a bank card, $1, a cigarette case and cigarettes were stolen. The vehicle had been there a couple of hours, and left unlocked, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called just after 6 p.m. yesterday to retrieve a backpack that had been left on someone else’s porch on the 400 block of South Pearl Street. Inside was about $1,000 worth of property that had gone missing the day before in a Chehalis car prowl, according to the Centralia Police Department. The valuables, including binoculars and a GPS device, were turned over to the Chehalis Police Department so they could be returned to their owner, according to police.

OTHER THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 2:45 p.m. yesterday to take a report of a burglary from a storage unit at the 1900 block of Northeast Kresky Avenue. Further details were not yet available.

• An officer was called to W.F. West High School in Chehalis yesterday afternoon about the theft of a front license plate from a vehicle.

ASSAULT

• Police yesterday arrested a suspect from an incident last Friday in which he allegedly attempted to stab a companion with a sword over an argument about a marijuana transaction, at 1700 block of Harrison Avenue. James C. Tryon was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department. However, prosecutors declined to file the criminal charge and he is to be released.

• Officers was called to the 100 block of Main Avenue in Morton just before 2 a.m. on Sunday to a dispute outside with about 20 people. The fight dispersed before the officer arrived, but the officer stayed around until the remaining customers cleared the area, according to the Morton Police Department.

SEXUAL ASSAULT

• Chehalis police were called just after 12:30 p.m. yesterday to take a report of a possible sexual assault. A detective will be investigating, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• An officer yesterday morning to the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia to take a report of the letters REXS were found spray painted on the side of a business.

HALLOWEEN SCARE

• Officers responded about 8:45 p.m. on Halloween to the 100 block of East State Street in Mossyrock to a report of a child finding a knife in her candy after trick-or-treating. It was determined that the child actually found an opened pocketknife inside the vehicle on the way home and not in the candy according to the Morton Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• A 57-year-old Vancouver, Washington resident was arrested for driving under the influence following a two-car non-injury collision about 8:30 p.m. yesterday at Northwest West Street and Rhode Island Avenue in Chehalis. John T. Eggen  booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, malicious mischief; responses for alarm, harassment, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, ruckus at Wal-Mart, seemingly intoxicated person sleeping beneath the big black Yard Bird … and more.

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Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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POLICE: SOLDIER ARRESTED AFTER BARGING INTO CENTRALIA HOME

• A 22-year-old active duty soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord was arrested early yesterday morning after allegedly breaking down the front door of a Centralia home and assaulting a man inside and prompting several females and children to hide inside a bedroom. Officers called about 1:15 a.m. to the 700 block of H Street arrived and subdued the suspect inside the apartment, according to the Centralia Police Department. Bryce C. Gregory was booked into the Lewis County Jail for for first-degree burglary and charged today with the same offense in Lewis County Superior Court. According to court documents, the resident and Gregory had been arguing outside the apartment and the resident went inside and closed the door. The resident, Russell Charnell, told officers Gregory smashed his way through the glass front door and attacked him, including biting him on the hand and then tried to beat down the bedroom door after Charnell retreated there. Some small furniture was broken during their fight, according to court documents. Bail for Gregory, who has no criminal history, was set at $25,000. The judge was told this afternoon Gregory lives on the base and because he earns only about $800 per month, he qualified for a court-appointed lawyer.

DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

• A Chehalis area woman called 911 after she began to respond to a faint knock on her front door and was confronted by a stranger who opened the door up and walked inside. The 54-year-old resident on the 1000 block of Logan Hill Road pushed the woman outside, and told her she didn’t belong there, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The intruder said she’d been dropped off by a taxi and left, according to the sheriff’s office. A 35-year-old homeless woman subsequently located in the area by a deputy said she’d just been released from jail and was trying to get to the DOC office to check in, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. It happened about 12:45 p.m. on Friday, according to Brown. Julie A. Jordan was arrested for a drug violation when residue on needles and a pipe she had tested positive for amphetamine, Brown said. The case is also being referred for a charge of first-degree trespass, Brown said. Jordan was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• A 26-year-old Centralia area man was arrested after law enforcement went to his home on the 900 block of West Roanoke Street in Centralia on Friday and were told by the mother of his child he had freaked out when she told him he would have to stop using drugs to be around the baby. Robert E. Chandler had allegedly begun breaking things, punched a hole in a wall, broke a picture frame and pushed her up the stairs. When he was arrested, residue was found in a baggie in his shorts’ pocket, according to charging documents. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail and charged today with possession of methamphetamine, fourth-degree assault and third-degree malicious mischief. The judge allowed Chandler to be released from jail on a $10,000 unsecured bond but said he may have no contact with the victim and their 18-day-old infant. He plans to retain his own lawyer and relocate to Toledo, the judge was told.

• A 15-year-old Chehalis boy was arrested for allegedly consuming alcohol after an officer checked on a possible party with underage drinking near Quincy Avenue and West Street about 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. The boy was turned over to parents and the case is to be submitted to juvenile prosecutors, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

STEALING FROM THE DEAD

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning they arrested a 48-year-old man who allegedly made seven withdrawals using his recently deceased mother’s debit card, in the amount of $719. The 73-year-old woman passed away on Oct. 9, family reported the activity on Oct. 16 and a deputy contacted the son on Thursday,  according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Steven S. Knittle was arrested for unlawful factoring transactions of debit cards and booked into the Lewis County Jail, on a date unspecified by the sheriff’s office. The unemployed man was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court of only four counts and his bail was set at $10,000.

OTHER THEFT

• Deputies over the weekend arrested a 30-year-old man for his alleged involvement in a residential burglary last December on the 400 block of Coal Creek Road outside Chehalis in which a safe, two guns and other valuables were stolen. Wesley L. Davis was picked up on Friday at his home in Longview and booked in to the Lewis County Jail on Saturday. When he was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with one count of residential burglary, defense attorney Joely O’Rourke said Davis is from Tenino and that it appeared the only information in charging documents linking him to the crime was testimony from someone incarcerated in another jail for several felonies. Bail for the unemployed father of three was set at $10,000.

• Centralia police were called to the 1300 block of West Main Street about 11:35 a.m. yesterday regarding the theft of tools and other materials. The victim has a possible suspect in mind, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called to the 500 block of West Main Street in Chehalis on Friday afternoon about a possible theft. The case is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• An officer was called about 12:45 p.m. yesterday to the 500 block of South Washington Avenue in Centralia where someone had stolen a bicycle from an open garage. The bike was described as a blue fat tires bicycle with hubs that contain electric motors, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called to the area of Southwest 15th Street and Mills Avenue in Chehalis about 9:50 p.m. on Saturday when an individual confronted two males who appeared to be stealing mail from mailboxes. The suspects fled and numerous mailboxes were found open, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• An officer was called about 10:40 a.m. yesterday to the 500 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue in Chehalis about an overnight vehicle prowl. Binoculars and a GPS device were stolen, and the lock appeared to be have been tampered with, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Change and paperwork were among the items missing when a car prowl was discovered about 7:40 p.m. yesterday in the parking lot at Wal-Mart. An officer responding to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue noted the door had been left unlocked, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

UNCOOPERATIVENESS

• A deputy was forced to use his Taser on a patient inside Morton General Hospital who was getting released and was being picked up for a warrant early yesterday morning, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The 30-year-old Morton man reportedly got behind his hospital bed, crying and yelling he would not got to jail, according to the sheriff’s office. When he approached the deputy and pushed at the deputy, he was tased, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Brett E. Sapp was subsequently arrested for resisting arrest and booked for that as well as his warrant, Brown said

• A 30-year-old man who allegedly gave his father’s name and his brother’s birthdate when identifying himself to a deputy yesterday morning was arrested for making a false statement. A deputy had responded about 9 a.m. to the 2600 block of Sawall Avenue in Centralia regarding an argument between a landlord and tenants, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. When the deputy located one of the tenants, allegedly driving with a  suspended license, he made contact with the passenger who turned out to be Eivind Bakkie, according to the sheriff’s office. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail as was the driver, Brittney L. Reierson, 31, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

YARD PROWLER

• Police were called about 8:50 a.m. on Saturday to the 1100 block of Southeast Evergreen Drive in Chehalis where a resident said items were moved around in their yard, their chickens were loose and items not their were left behind.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 6:35 p.m. on Saturday about graffiti spray painted onto a  plywood sign at the 1600 block of North National Avenue.

• An officer was called on Saturday morning to the 1400 block of Windsor Avenue in Centralia to take a report of a work truck getting spray painted.

• Someone spray painted a business at the 1100 block of Johnson Road in Centralia during the night, according to a report made to police on Saturday morning.

• A Chehalis officer took a report of a sign tagged with spray paint in front of an apartment building on Northeast Washington Avenue near Market Boulevard on Friday morning.

ON THE ROAD

• A 58-year-old driver was arrested for driving under the influence after allegedly causing a two-vehicle accident at Reynolds Avenue and North Pearl Street in Centralia on Saturday evening. Nobody was injured, but Raphael F. Scarbury, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 24-year-old driver was arrested for driving under the influence after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole on Saturday night at Main and Yew streets in Centralia. An officer responding about 11:55  p.m.  booked Brandon D. Dolman, Centralia,  into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, hit and run, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, allowing an unauthorized person to drive; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, suicide threat, misdemeanor theft, receipt of counterfeit bill, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, collision on county road … and more.

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CORRECTION: The item on the incident on Logan Hill Road has been updated to correct the location at which it took place.

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Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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SWORD FIGHT

• Police were called at 3:20 p.m. yesterday to the 1700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia for a report that a male attempted to stab a companion with a sword over an argument about a marijuana transaction, The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police took a report on Thursday morning of a red 1992 Toyota pickup truck taken during the night from the 200 block of North Oak Street. It was subsequently found unoccupied in a ditch on the 700 block of North Gold Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A blue 1998 Honda Civic reported stolen from the 1200 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia on Thursday morning was later found abandoned on Rhobina Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 10:15 a.m. on Thursday about the suspected attempted theft of a 1992 Acura from the 3000 block of Borst Avenue in Centralia. No damage was done to the vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported yesterday that a black 2006 Chrysler 300 was stolen from the 100 block of View Ridge Road in Onalaska between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday. Deputies have a suspect in mind, according to the sheriff’s office.

MISSING AIR CONDITIONER

• Police were called about 1 p.m. on Thursday to the 800 block of North Pearl Street regarding the theft of an air conditioner.

MISSING ROCKS

• Someone stole gravel from behind property on the 1000 block of B Street, according to a report made to police on Thursday.

JEWELRY THEFT

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported yesterday that two people have been arrested for a Centralia burglary from several months ago in which an estimated $3,300 worth of valuables were stolen from a 44-year-old man residing on the 2900 block of Mount Vista Road. Among the missing items were a wicker basket of jewelry and badges, according to the sheriff’s office. One suspect Robert W. Collins, was arrested at the Thurston County Jail, where he is an inmate and the other, Janet L. Gleason, 42, of Centralia, was found hiding in a garage on the 2100 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia on Wednesday night, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

CHECK THEFT

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported yesterday they arrested a 43-year-old Chehalis woman who allegedly took a checkbook from her employer and wrote a check to a local business as payment for a furniture set. Although the check was not cashed, Krystal D. Wagner was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree possession of stolen property on Thursday, according to the sheriff’s office.

CAR PROWL

• Someone got into a vehicle at the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia and stole ammunition, a checkbook, a GPS device and other personal items, according to a report made to police just before 5 p.m. yesterday.

DRUGS

• A 22-year-old inmate at the Lewis County Jail was arrested for possession of narcotics by a prisoner on Thursday afternoon, according to the the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Megan N. Lagasa, from Shelton,  was further booked for the offense, the sheriff’s office reports.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police arrested a girl yesterday for allegedly spray painting on a retaining wall at Interstate 5 near Fort Borst Park. An officer was called at about 11:40 a.m. to the 2000 block of Borst Avenue about what was happening, according to the Centralia Police Department. They stopped the juvenile and she was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief, according to police. Then she was released to her parents, police said.

• Officers took a report that a building had been vandalized by getting painted on Thursday afternoon at the 2000 block of Borst Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department

• Centralia police responded to a 4:30 a.m. call today to Starbucks on the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue for a report of vandalism to the front door of the business. There are no suspects, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, shoplifting, probation violation, misdemeanor assault, no driver’s license, driving with suspended license, obstructing a public servant, failing to yield to a police vehicle; responses for dispute, harassment, vandalism, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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ON THE ROAD

• A 35-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for driving under the influence last night after allegedly knocking out power to the north end of Centralia when he wrecked his truck. Officers called about 10:10 p.m. to a report a white Chevrolet pickup knocked over a utility pole at First and J streets soon learned witnesses who couldn’t get the driver to stop followed him all the way to the 2500 block of North Pearl Street, according to the Centralia Police Department. The truck reportedly struck another power pole and became disabled, according to police. The driver walked or ran away and was subsequently located on foot on state Route 507, police report. Bradley W. Bell was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• A 37-year-old Chehalis woman totaled her car last night and was booked into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports Debra K. Ward was eastbound about 10:40 p.m. at the 900 block of Coal Creek Road outside of Chehalis when her Kia Rio hit a ditch, rolled and landed on its top. Ward suffered minor scrapes, according to the sheriff’s office. Her car was towed.

POLICE CUT WHILE DETAINING BOY

• Police were called to a Chehalis home last night where a 14-year-old boy had allegedly broken a plate and threatened to kill himself and his parents. Because an officer’s fingers were cut trying to take the plate from the boy, the teenager was arrested for third-degree assault, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He was taken to the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• Somebody broke a vehicle window and stole a purse and wallet at the 300 block of Southwest 13th Street in Chehalis yesterday.

GARBAGE WHERE IT DOESN’T BELONG

• Centralia police were called to the 800 block of South Pearl Street at about 11:40 a.m. yesterday because somebody filled somebody else’s dumpster with trash.

GRAFFITI

• Centralia police took a report yesterday morning regarding graffiti left overnight on a building at the 300 block of South Tower Avenue.

• Buildings and a dumpster in Chehalis were discovered tagged yesterday with spray paint, at the 600 block of South Market Boulevard and the 300 block of Southwest Third Avenue as well as the parking lot at Rite Aid, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 45-year-old homeless man with no headlight on his bicycle was contacted about 7:25 p.m. at the 900 block of Long Road in Centralia and found to have a warrant as well as suspected methamphetamine on him, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Timothy P. McCann was was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

LOST AND FOUND

• An officer was called to Wal-Mart at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue about 10:40 p.m. yesterday to retrieve a small baggie of suspected meth that had been found on the floor.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, hit and run; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, shoplifting, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street and various unfounded reports … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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Updated

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 6:30 p.m. yesterday regarding a green 1996 Honda Accord stolen from the parking lot at Safeway, on the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue.

• Another green 1996 Honda Accord, stolen out of Thurston County, was recovered last night when the driver jumped out of the still-moving car as a police officer tried to pull him over. It was about 10:50 p.m. and the two were traveling along the 2000 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. The officer chased the suspect on foot down a driveway and deployed his K9, according to police. But the suspect managed to escape.

MISSING MEDS

• Police were called about 8:40 a.m. yesterday to the 1500 block of Delaware Avenue in Centralia about the theft of medication from a home.

CAR PROWL

• Two bottles of vitamins were the proceeds of a car prowl at the 1200 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday. The vehicle had been left unlocked, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An officer was called about 8:30 a.m. yesterday about an overnight vehicle prowl at the 300 block of Southwest 16th Street in Chehalis in which an iPod and some change were among the items stolen.

DRUGS

• A 23-year-old Centralia man was arrested for possession of heroin after contact with police at about 3:30 p.m. yesterday at the 500 block of South Tower Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department. Matthew M. Morris was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police. A case for third-degree theft is also being referred to prosecutors, according to police.

• A 32-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for possession of heroin after contact with police at about 12:20 a.m. today at the 100 block of West Roanoke Street, according to the Centralia Police Department. Robbie D. Aumiller Jr., was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

LOST AND FOUND

• A backpack discovered yesterday morning in some bushes net to a home on the 300 block of Southwest Third Street was turned in to the Chehalis Police Department. It contained clothing and personal items but no identification, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor theft, protection order violation; responses for vandalism, receipt of a counterfeit bill … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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ATTEMPTED BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• A resident returned home to find that their door had been pried at the 1500 block of Jensen Avenue in Centralia yesterday afternoon, according to the Centralia Police Department.

GARDEN TOOL TAKEN

• Someone stole a weed eater from a yard at the 800 block of North Pearl Street, according to a report made to police just before 5 p.m. yesterday.

MONEY MISSING CENTRALIA

• Police were called about 1:45 p.m. yesterday to the 1500 block of Harrison Avenue about the theft of cash over a period of time.

DRUGS

• An officer was called to W.F. West High School in Chehalis yesterday for a student suspected to be under the influence and in possession of marijuana and a pipe, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The 15-year-old boy was released to a parent, and the case is being forwarded to juvenile prosecutors, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespass, misdemeanor theft, failure to register as sex offender; responses for alarm, dispute, indecent exposure, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, October 26th, 2015
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BURGLARY FOOD

• Centralia police were called about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday to the 300 block of Centralia College Boulevard where someone had stolen food from a freezer on a porch.

BURGLARY TOOLS

• Sometime between noon on Friday and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, someone broke into an outbuilding at the 500 block of Oyler Road near Ethel and stole numerous items including a chainsaw, two weed eaters, a skill saw, a contractor’s level and three claw hammers, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BURGLARY FIREARMS

• A Remington 700 rife and a Remington 12-gauge shotgun were among the valuables stolen in a burglary at the 300 block of Pleasant Avenue in Pe Ell, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It happened between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, according to the sheriff’s office. Also missing were binoculars, a spotting scope and a camel backpack containing knives, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

SUPER SHOPLIFTING

• Centralia police arrested two people from Yelm yesterday evening at the Centralia Outlets at the 1500 block of Lum Road for organized retail theft. Booked into the Lewis County Jail were Aaron H. Rochester, 28, and Audrey J. Bengtson, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CRIMES AGAINST PEOPLE

• Centralia police report they arrested a 31-year-old Centralia resident for fighting in public shortly after 1 a.m. on Sunday associated with an address at the 100 block of South Tower Avenue and then released him. However, an individual by the same name – Jorge Quiroz-Moreno  – was booked into the Lewis County Jail a few hours later for second-degree assault.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that one person with a felony warrant and 11 individuals with misdemeanor warrants were picked up locally on Thursday as part of a nationwide domestic violence warrant sweep. Members of sheriff’s office, the Centralia Police Department, the Washington State Patrol and the state Department of Corrections worked collaboratively that day, making 73 attempted warrant arrests, according to the sheriff’s office.

AUTO THEFT

• A 1997 Honda Accord found wrecked in a ditch near state Route 6 and Twin Oaks Road at about 5:30 a.m. on Friday turned out to have been stolen from a 29-year-old Chehalis resident, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The car’s ignition had been punched, according to the sheriff’s office.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 11:10 .m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 400 block of Centralia College Boulevard in Centralia. Paperwork was missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Shoes were among the items stolen from an unlocked car parked at the 400 block of Jefferson Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 8:30 a.m. yesterday.

• A wallet was taken from an unlocked vehicle parked outside K-Mart on the 1200 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis on Saturday afternoon.

• A pack of cigarettes, an mp3 player an a cell phone were among the items missing from a truck prowled during the night at the 400 block of Northeast Adams Avenue in Chehalis, according to a report made to police on Saturday.

• Chehalis police were called just before 11 a.m. on Saturday about a vehicle prowl at the 1300 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis.

• Centralia police were called to the 100 block of North Tower Avenue about 9:40 a.m. on Saturday where they were told that sometime during the night an unknown person cut the lock from the bike rack on a vehicle and made off with two mountain style bikes, one black Cannondale and one silver Diamondback.

STOLEN BREAKFAST

• A woman wearing blue pajamas and her dining companion in a blue sweatshirt reportedly paid for their meal with a counterfeit $100 bill on Saturday morning at the 800 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia.

ALCOHOL AND DRUGS

• A 15-year-old boy who was allegedly intoxicated on school property at W.F. West High School on Friday night was arrested for minor in possession and/or consumption and then released to his mother.

• Police and aid were called to Valley View Medical Center on Kresky Avenue just before noon on Friday because a 31-year-old Chehalis woman had been huffing in the restroom. She was issued a citation for inhaling toxic fumes, and taken to the hospital, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Maria E. Hazzard was arrested for the same thing three times since the previous Saturday.

NAKED PEDESTRIAN

• Chehalis police were called about 1:15 p.m. yesterday regarding a man wearing no clothing in public near the roundabout by Applebees on Northwest Louisiana Avenue. An officer contacted him and he was taken away by ambulance, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• A Centralia police officer found a car stuck on the railroad tracks at Locust Street about 2:20 a.m. on Sunday. Joseph M. St Ours, 27, of Chehalis, was arrested for  driving under the influence, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, obstructing, misdemeanor assault, ignition interlock violation, protection order violation, no contact order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, failure to transfer the title; responses for alarm, dispute, suicidal person, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, collision on county road, receipt of counterfeit money, individuals trying to make purchases with what turned out out be stolen credit cards … and more.