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Friday, February 26th, 2016
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MOTOR VEHICLE MISHAP

• A woman was pinned into some shopping carts when her car suddenly lurched forward while she was looking into its engine compartment yesterday evening at the 500 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia, according to Riverside Fire Authority. Firefighters called about 6:20 p.m. report she had parked in front of Halls Drug Center and was trying to fix an engine problem. The woman was able to free herself prior to the arrival of emergency medical personnel, according to Capt. Scott Weinert. The victim, who was around 30 years old, was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital in stable condition, according to Weinert. There was no damage to the building, he indicated.

STUFF STOLEN FROM RESIDENCE

• Centralia police were called just after 5 p.m. yesterday regarding a theft of multiple items from a home on the 1100 block of Long Road. Among the missing property are a tablet computer, speakers and an unspecified amount of money, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRIVEWAY PROWLED

• Police were called to the 1300 block of Rhobina Street in Centralia about 2:40 p.m. yesterday where they were told that someone had removed the back license plate from a vehicle sometime during the previous two days while it was parked in a driveway. The plate number is AXH 9071, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 7:40 a.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of South Tower Avenue where sometime during the night, someone stole a 2002 Yamaha YZ250 motorcycle from the bed of a pick-up truck.

DRUGS

• Police called just before 8 a.m. yesterday regarding possible squatters at the 500 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia found unspecified drugs in a backpack belonging to an individual with an outstanding warrant. Guy A. Johnson, 41, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of a controlled substance, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Twenty-two-year-old Jared A Heminger was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and heroin when he was detained for an outstanding warrant at the 2000 block of Borst Park Avenue around 9:20 p.m. yesterday, according to the Centralia Police Department. Heminger was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

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Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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PLAN TO KILL, THREAT TO SHOOT WITH BOW AND ARROW  INVESTIGATED

• A 45-year-old Salkum man was arrested yesterday and his residence searched in connection with an incident in which he allegedly pointed a bow and arrow at his 24-year-old niece. Deputies learned that back on Feb. 7, Carl E. Griffith had told someone about what he did that day at his residence on the 2100 block of Spencer Road near Salkum. The un-named reporting person said Griffith spoke of an altercation, threatening to kill the young woman with the weapon if she did not leave and then grabbing her by the hair and pulling her out of the house, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office said this morning. Griffith also allegedly said he was going to kill his niece the next time he saw her, going into great detail, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Deputies contacted the Toledo woman and witnesses, corroborated Griffith’s story and obtained a search warrant for his home, Brown said. Yesterday deputies gathered  unspecified evidence there on Spencer Road and also arrested Griffith at the 900 block of Peters Road in Randle, according to Brown. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail yesterday for first-degree assault and also for harassment, Brown said.

SHOPLIFTING LEADS TO FELONY CHARGE

• A 32-year-old Centralia man who reportedly fought with store security when they tried to detain him for allegedly taking items without paying was arrested for second-degree robbery yesterday. Officers were called to the 500 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia at about 4:50 p.m. for a report of theft and subsequently booked Nathan A. Karl into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SHOPLIFTING LEADS TO DRUG CHARGE

• A 21-year-old arrested for shoplifting about 2 p.m. yesterday at the 500 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia was found to have unspecified controlled substances in a bag he was carrying, according to the Centralia Police Department. Dakota W. Davidson was arrested for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called at 10 a.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl associated with the 200 block of Southwest Lewis Street.

AND MORE

• And as usual,  other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor theft, collision on city street, various complaints in which reports taken down for informational purposes only  … and more, among the 158 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:45 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Updated at 7:10 p.m.

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS KICKED BY SUSPECT

• Two deputies were kicked and scraped up but eventually able to take a man into custody after a 6:30 p.m. yesterday call about him making threats at the 400 block of Collins Road outside Toledo. While enroute, deputies were advised a dispute was underway, with possibly gun shots fired, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Once inside the home where Darrell R. Jackson resides with his parents, deputies tried to talk him in to coming out, but Jackson reached to an open desk drawer, prompting at attempt to Taser him, according to the sheriff’s office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said the Taser had no effect because of Jackson’s bulky coat and a fight ensued in which one deputy was kicked in the chest three times. Another deputy also deployed a Taser and that deputy was also kicked, Brown said. Jackson, 26, was ultimately detained and then booked into the Lewis County Jail for two counts of third-degree assault, resisting arrest and an outstanding warrant, according to Brown. Brown said they didn’t believe any shots were actually fired. According to charging documents filed today in Lewis County Superior Court, before he was handcuffed, Jackson grabbed a bottle of prescription medication and swallowed approximately 20 to 30 pills so he was taken to the emergency room at Providence Centralia Hospital to be treated for an overdose before he was taken to the jail. His bail this afternoon was set at $50,000.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 3:45 p.m. yesterday regarding a burglary at a business on the 200 block of North Tower Avenue. Paperwork was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DOMESTIC THREATS

• A 28-year-old man was arrested early yesterday in connection with an incident a week ago in which he allegedly tried to steal a part off a piece of equipment in his step-father’s yard and when he was questioned, suggested he would blow their house up if they called police. According to charging documents, Dominic L. Combs was at the location on the 800 block of South Gold Street last Monday in violation of a protection order. Combs was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with second-degree burglary, harassment and two counts of intimidating a witness. His bail was set at $25,000. His temporary defense attorney indicated the former Centralia resident resides in Longview.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police were called about 1:30 p.m. yesterday to a report that a client arrived at the treatment center at the 500 block of Southeast Washington Avenue with drugs. Brandon E. Zanger, 35, from Lake Stevens, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ASSAULT SUSPECT ARRESTED

• Bail was set at $10,000 yesterday for a 31-year-old Chehalis resident Gustavo Casmiro-Gomez, charged with second-degree assault for his alleged role in the beating of a man early on the morning of Sept. 20 at the 1300 block of Southwest Mills Street in Chehalis. Casmiro-Gomez was arrested on Monday and charges filed the same day in Lewis County Superior Court. Charging documents state he and another man were asked to leave a birthday gathering and subsequently showed up on Mills Street and allegedly attacked “an old man.” The victim lost consciousness, suffered a concussion and had facial disfigurement, according to court papers. An arrest warrant was issued on Monday for the second suspect.

MOLESTATION ALLEGATIONS ARISE

• A 29-year-old Centralia man who turned himself in after learning from the sheriff’s office Facebook page he was wanted on a warrant appeared in court this afternoon out-of-custody, charged with three counts of first-degree child molestation. Robert L. Brash was ordered to wear a monitoring device and is allowed release pending trial on a $50,000 unsecured bond. Charges filed Feb. 3 in Lewis County Superior Court state that a now-retired detective was contacted by the Okeechobee (Florida) Police Department where two young girls said Brash had touched their “privates” when they resided in Onalaska during the summer and early autumn of 2013. The alleged victims were 6 and 8 years old and at least one is related to Brash, according to the documents.

AND MORE

• And as usual,  other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among the 140 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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Updated at 12:39 p.m.

MEDS STOLEN FROM SHOPPING CART

• Chehalis police were called just before 1 p.m. yesterday when a shopper said a male snatched prescription medications from her cart. Officers responding to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue were told he got into a vehicle and fled. It was cold medicine, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 10:35 p.m. yesterday to the 700 block of West Sixth Street where an unknown person got inside an unlocked vehicle and rummaged around. Nothing initially appeared to be missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called to the 1200 block of Lum Road in Centralia about 1 p.m. yesterday where someone broke into a locked vehicle and stole a stereo and companion component. It looked as though the lock was “punched out,” according to the Centralia Police Department.

GARAGE PROWLER NOT LOCATED

• Morton police yesterday reported they didn’t find the individual who was prowling around inside a garage while the resident was home the night of Feb. 14 at the 800 block of West Main Avenue. An officer called about 9:30 p.m. that night was told that when the homeowner opened the garage door, the person fled the scene. Although the car door was left open, nothing appeared to be missing or damaged, according to the Morton Police Department.

COIN THEFT SUSPECT: ‘JUST BEING STUPID’

• Morton police arrested a 34-year-old Bonney Lake man for an incident from August in which someone tried to steal money from the coin machine at the Mossyrock Car Wash. An officer called on August 23 was shown where someone had drilled the key hole and also viewed surveillance images that showed a truck, and its license plate, pull up and a male get out and use a power tool on the padlock at 1:21 p.m. the day before, according to court documents. A Morton officer picked up the suspect on Friday as he was being released from the Pierce County Jail and the suspect allegedly admitted “he was just being stupid and that he needed gas money to get home,” charging documents state. Christopher McKee was booked into the Lewis County Jail and yesterday he was charged with attempted second-degree burglary. The judge allowed him release on a $5,000 unsecured bond. His arraignment is Thursday.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Morton police yesterday reported they are still investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian collision from the evening of Feb. 13 at the 100 block of State Street in Mossyrock.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, shoplifting, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, graffiti, civil issue, parking complaint, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, third-degree domestic malicious mischief, possibly suicidal person, request to ask a woman to stop sending out photos of her husband’s genitals to people, very bitey small dog found running in and out of traffic … and more, among the 162 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today.

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Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY WINLOCK

• A deputy was called about 6 p.m. on Saturday to a residential burglary on the 700 block of Nevil Road in Winlock in which an estimated $7,000 worth of valuables were stolen. Among the missing items are a 12-gauge shotgun, two chainsaws, two flat screen televisions, two electric winches, a video camera, a laptop computer and a torch kit, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BREAK-IN ETHEL

• Deputies were called about 4:20 a.m. yesterday when the door was discovered open and its lock damaged at the Ethel Market on the 1400 block of U.S. Highway 12. Nothing at first appeared to be missing but the owner subsequently discovered several high-end fishing rods were gone, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called at 11 a.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 300 block of Northwest Georgia Avenue.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday regarding a tire slashed on a vehicle at Northeast Washington Avenue near Main Street.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, shoplifting, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, suspicious circumstances … and more, among the 103 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today.

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Sunday, February 21st, 2016
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South Tower Avenue, this morning. / Courtesy photo by Riverside Fire Authority

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Police and firefighters called about 4:20 a.m. today to the 200 block of South Tower Avenue found a suspected drowsy driver with minor injuries and his truck damaged from striking a fire hydrant, the side of a building and a utility pole. The 18-year-old Centralia man was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

VANDALISM

• Police called about 9:45 p.m. on Friday after an individual broke out windows on a car at the 300 block of East Pine Street learned the suspect had left the scene but are referring the case for a charge of third-degree malicious mischief, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• Centralia police say when they assisted the Department of Corrections in picking up a 38-year-old man at the 1100 block of Woodland Avenue in Centralia on Friday, they found suspected drugs on him. Jake A. Ruble was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OOPS

• Nathaniel E. Norris, 37, was issued a citation for driving with a suspended license after an officer saw him drive himself to the Centralia Police Department for a probation appointment on Friday morning, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual,  other incidents such as arrests for third-degree theft, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, trespassing, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among the 139 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today.

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Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Updated at 6:11 p.m.

BREAK-IN VADER

• A pump-action shotgun, two diamond rings and approximately 40 tablets of Oxycodone are among the items missing following a residential burglary at the 100 block of Enchantment Lane in Vader. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning it occurred sometime since Tuesday. Also taken was heart medication, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss is estimated at $2,700.

BREAK-IN PACKWOOD

• A deputy was called to the Packwood Community Center on the 12000 block of U.S. Highway 12 about 4 p.m. yesterday following the discovery that someone had stolen a box of hamburgers valued at $100 sometime during the previous week. An interior door was found damaged as well, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police yesterday morning arrested two people for second-degree burglary in a case associated with the 1100 block of West First Street. Booked into the Lewis County Jail were Amber L. Boehm, 21, of Vancouver and Justin W. Cameron, 20, of Washougal, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officers called at about 8:25 a.m. regarding intruders at the Church of the Nazarene learned the two had come in through an unlocked door the night before – while there were people in the gym – spent the night in the nursery and each drank a bottle of juice they found on the counter, according to charging papers. The detective found them hiding in a basement bathroom, the documents state. Each wrote a letter of apology and after the church administrator consulted with the church elder who indicated they wanted to press charges, the detective arrested them and they were charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with the class B felony. The maximum penalty is 10 years in prison. Bail was set at $10,000.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 12:50 p.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue by an individual who said he observed two people in his vehicle attempting to start it. He told them to get out and two suspects were subsequently arrested for vehicle theft, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Booked into the Lewis County Jail were Nathan A. Cheney, 22, and Christine M. Rahnert, 43, both from Centralia, according to police. Cheney’s defense attorney this afternoon told the judge he believed he was just getting a ride. The pair were each charged in Lewis County Superior Court with attempted motor vehicle theft and allowed release on $20,000 unsecured bonds.

• Centralia police yesterday began investigating a vehicle theft associated with the 300 block of North Diamond Street. The victim received a notice of impound on her vehicle and learned it was no longer in storage, according to the Centralia Police Department. She reports that the vehicle was last seen in December and she learned it had been stolen when she received the impound notice, according to police.

FATHER’S ITEMS PAWNED

• A 28-year-old man was booked into the Lewis County Jail this morning, based on a warrant issued when charges were filed on Dec. 30 for first-degree trafficking in stolen property. According to charging documents, a Lewis County resident on Sept. 23 reported the theft of “items” he had noticed were missing from his garage. The victim told a deputy he learned a pawn shop in Olympia sent a letter to his ex-wife indicating his son Shane M. Randall had pawned “items” and not repaid the loan, according to the court documents. The unidentified items were retrieved, according to the documents. Randall’s bail was set this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court at $10,000.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called to the 1400 block of Johnson Road in Centralia at about 10:45 a.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl. Sometime during the night someone stole a headlamp, paperwork and CDs from an unlocked vehicle,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

MISSING MONEY

• Centralia police were called to the 300 block of Spruce Street about 1:25 p.m. yesterday regarding the theft of cash from the home owner’s wallet. A person of interest has been identified, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• Centralia police were called about 8:50 a.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of narcotic medications at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE: STUDENT SHOVES TEACHER

• A deputy was called to Winlock Middle School yesterday morning after an 11-year-old boy reportedly became upset and pushed a teacher. The case is being referred to prosecutors for a possible charge of fourth-degree assault, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, misdemeanor theft, trespassing, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street; complaint an individual appears to be living in vehicle in parking lot and going to the bathroom outdoors … and more, among the 130 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today.

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Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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BURGLARY MINERAL

• A deputy was called yesterday afternoon to a residential burglary at the 500 block of Mineral Hill Road in Mineral. Missing were cords and adaptors as well as vaping supplies and an Xbox controller, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

VEHICLE THEFT

• A 1998 Chevrolet S10 pickup was reported stolen yesterday evening from the 2900 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Silver Creek, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is less than $1,500, according to the sheriff’s office.

DINE AND DASH WITH A TWIST

• Centralia police were called about 2:15 p.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of West Main Street after a couple left a pre-paid credit card as payment for their meal and while the restaurant tried to confirm there were funds available, got up and walked out. They were described as in their late teens to early 20s and both carrying backpacks, according to the Centralia Police Department.

APARTMENT ARSON

• Firefighters were called about 5:25 p.m. yesterday to an apartment building on the 300 block of Northeast First Street in Winlock where someone had set a shoebox on fire in a hallway just inside the front door. Whoever it was had then rung doorbells and ran off, according to Lewis County Fire District 15. The box contained shoes and T-shirts, which tenants extinguished and put outside, Assistant Chief Kevin Anderson said. Police are investigating, he said.

GRAND MOUND SWAT

• The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office reported about 10:45 p.m. yesterday their event involving a SWAT team in Grand Mound ended peacefully, with their suspect in custody and nobody injured. KOMOnews.com reported 25-year-old Kyle Bachman barricaded himself inside his home in the area of Highway 99 and 183rd Avenue at about 2:30 p.m. with his girlfriend and their infant child when a deputy arrived to arrest him for violating a court order.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 26-year-old Chehalis man was hospitalized because of back pain after his car hit a ditch and went airborne yesterday evening near milepost 15 of Jackson Highway in Toledo. A deputy responding to the approximately 6:10 p.m. wreck reported the 2000 Ford Focus sustained major damage and cited the driver for wheels off the roadway and no insurance, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And as usual,  other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, misdemeanor theft, possible fraud, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among the 146 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Updated at 4:12 p.m.

ASSAULT ON OFFICER

• A 32-year-old who allegedly scratched an officer’s arms while trying to break free as she was being detained for a warrant was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault last night. It was about 8:15 p.m. at the 1200 block of Mellen Street in Centralia when Jacqueline M. Kilmer was contacted by police, according to the Centralia Police Department. Kilmer, a Chehalis resident, was subsequently booked without further incident, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office yesterday evening recovered a stolen and burnt car near milepost 6 of the 3000 Line off Lincoln Creek Road. The red 2007 Ford Mustang belonging to a 21-year-old Bucoda resident had been taken from where it was parked at  Schaeffer Park in Centralia between Feb. 2 and on Feb. 3, according to the sheriff’s office. Someone abandoned it and set a fire inside, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning.

OTHER THEFT

• An officer took a report of the theft of cash from a briefcase while it was unattended at the 1400 block of Kresky Avenue in Centralia yesterday morning.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called yesterday by a motorist who said while his vehicle was at the park and ride lot –  in the area off Main Street near Liberty Place – someone stole a Helly Hanson jacket, a Black and Decker drill and a Craftsman socket set. It happened between 8 p.m. on Monday and 10 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 7:50 a.m. yesterday to the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue where an individual reported their purse-wallet was taken out of an unlocked vehicle while it was left unattended in a parking stall.

DRUGS

• Briana A Carrouthers, 32, of Chehalis was arrested and booked for outstanding warrants and possession of heroin after contact with an officer about 7:50 p.m. yesterday at the 1200 block of Mellen Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.  Prosecutors declined to file the felony drug charge today.

VANDALISM

• An officer was contacted just after noon yesterday at the Centralia Police Department to take a complaint that an individual’s vehicle was spray painted while it was parked unattended in Centralia. The owner wasn’t sure where it had occurred, according to the Centralia Police Department.

UNWELCOME MESSAGES

• Chehalis police were called about 6:40 p.m. yesterday by an individual on Northwest New York Avenue who reported being harassed on Facebook by someone. The complaint was handled with a phone call, according to a spokesperson for the Chehalis Police Department.

• The Lewis County Coroner’s Office alerted Chehalis police yesterday morning they had received a death threat via voice mail message a week earlier. The victim said it sounded almost mechanical or even computer generated, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An officer discovered the phone number it came from appeared to belong to a landline near Baghdad, Iraq, department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. The message essentially warned, “be careful, someone’s going to kill you,” Bailey said. A report was taken for informational purposes, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Police and aid responded to an approximately 3:30 a.m. wreck today where a big rig hauling lumber northbound on Interstate 5 at Chehalis left the freeway and came to rest in a swampy area near Northwest Maryland Avenue. The driver was uninjured, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. The semi took out several feet of fencing and spilled lumber, according to the Washington State Patrol. The driver, a 42-year-old resident of Camas, was cited for wheels off roadway and the inspection showed a brake on the trailer was out of adjustment, according to Trooper Will Finn.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, misdemeanor theft, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, receipt of counterfeit $20 bill … and more, among the 166 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6 a.m. today

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Updated at 4:42 p.m.

DRUGS

• A 22-year-old Centralia resident was arrested yesterday afternoon for possession of heroin after contact with police at the 100 block of West High Street in Centralia. Mateo A. Miramontes was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning that  a Chehalis Tribal Police officer made contact with a 55-year-old Vancouver, Washington man at the End of the Trails gas station near Oakville around 2:30 a.m. today and found him to be in possession of an unspecified illegal drug. The man, un-named, was arrested for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act and transported by deputies to jail where he was booked, according to Chief Deputy Steve Shumate.

• A 41-year-old Shelton man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and other offenses after Chehalis police were called to a report of shoplifting at Wal-Mart at about 10:15 a.m. yesterday. Larry J. Bradley had a warrant and a search of his vehicle allegedly turned up four pipes, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Bradley was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A 33-year-old Centralia man was arrested for possession of drugs after he was contacted by Chehalis police in connection with alleged attempted shoplifting at Wal-Mart on Saturday afternoon. An officer responding to the Louisiana Avenue retailer found Steven M. Mullins had three outstanding warrants and subsequently located a needle with a clear brown substance as well as small plastic baggie of a white crystal substance, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Mullins was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 6:40 p.m. yesterday for a burglary at the 400 block of East Pine Street. Missing is a gaming system and a computer tablet, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BREAK-IN ONALASKA

• A 19-year-old Onalaska resident was arrested on Friday morning after deputies reviewed security images from a burglary the night before at a gas station and convenience store on state Route 508 at Jorgensen Road in Onalaska. They were called about 9:40 p.m. last Thursday to find a window was damaged and various property missing, including approximately $200 worth of cigarettes, $200 cash and then $330 worth of glass pipes and other smoking devices, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The images led to a suspect, Joseph M. Neer, who was arrested for second-degree burglary and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called about 3:15 p.m. on Friday to a church on the 1800 block of Southwest Snively Avenue following the discovery someone had pried open the door to  storage shed and stole property including a table top barbecue and tools.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police took a report about 3 a.m. on Saturday of a vehicle prowl at the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard in which a toolbox was stolen.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called about 8:50 a.m. yesterday to the 500 block of Yew Street regarding the back window of a vehicle broken out, possibly by a BB, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 7:50 p.m. on Sunday to a home on Northwest New York Avenue to take a report that a 21-year-old Centralia man who had been house-sitting destroyed many items in the home. Officer had been to the residence several hours earlier for a suicidal person and he was taken to the hospital, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Officers are forwarding information to prosecutors for a possible charge of first-degree malicious mischief, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 6:30 a.m. call today of a hit and run to a fire hydrant at the 800 block of Elm Street. There is no suspect vehicle information, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual,  other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, harassment, disorderly conduct, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, misdemeanor theft, employee theft, suspicious circumstances, landlord-tenant problems  … and more, among the 127 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:10 a.m. today

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, February 15th, 2016
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ASSAULTS

• Centralia police were called about 3:20 p.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Virginia Drive where an individual said he answered a knock at the door and was assaulted by multiple males. He was unable to provide a reason for the assault or information on the suspects, according to the Centralia Police Department. Further details were not readily available.

• Police were called just before 10 p.m. on Saturday to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia where a 65-year-old Winlock woman allegedly assaulted three hospital staff. Bonnie J. Bishop was arrested for third-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County Jail,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT OF TOOLS

• Centralia police were called about 10:50 p.m. on Saturday regarding a burglary at the 1700 block of Kresky Avenue. Tools and computers were reported stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT OF CAR

• Centralia police took a report of a stolen car from the 300 block of East Pine Street on Saturday afternoon. Missing is a teal-colored 1997 Dodge Neon, according to the Centralia Police Department.

HOUSE FIRE

• A fire in a vacant single-story house in Ryderwood on Friday afternoon was found to be caused by clothing pushed up against a wall heater. Fire Investigator Ted McCarty said he estimated as much as $30,000 damage to the home on the 100 block of Madison Street. The resident had passed away about a week earlier so it was vacant, but relatives had been there cleaning a few days before the fire, McCarty said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, suspicious circumstances … and more, among the 124 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:45 a.m. today

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Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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MORE HEROIN ARRESTS

• Three people were arrested when drug detectives served another search warrant at a Chehalis residence this week, this one on the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard, according to Lewis County Deputy Prosecutor Paul Masiello. The primary target in the case was 23-year-old Jacob C. Hampton, who was charged yesterday with three deliveries of heroin to informants during the period between Dec. 1 and Thursday when members of the Lewis County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team went to the apartment he shared with 20-year-old Kimberly J. Hicks and their two small children, according to prosecutors. Charging papers say they found a drug kit on the kitchen table, containing digital scales as well as baggies with a brown residue. Located on Hicks’ person was a prescription Suboxone strip, according to the documents. Detectives allegedly persuaded Hicks to contact the person she said was her supplier and ask him to bring her some heroin, according to the documents. When Chehalis resident James M. Barnes, 42, arrived, he was arrested as well. A small amount of heroin was found in his vehicle, as well as a drug kit, and detectives were led to believe Barnes was there to pick up money from Hicks, which he would use to obtain her heroin, according to allegations. Barnes was charged yesterday in Lewis County Superior Court with attempted delivery of a controlled substance and possession; his bail set at $10,000. Hicks was charged with one count of delivery of heroin, one count of possession and a third count related to possession of the Suboxone; her bail set with a $10,000 unsecured bond. Hampton was additionally charged with heroin possession. Hampton’s bail was set at $20,000. JNET served a search warrant on Wednesday at a house on  Southwest Fourth Street in Chehalis, arresting a 29-year-old man for two alleged sales of heroin previously to confidential informants, as well as other offenses related to their search.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 9:20 a.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 700 block of North Washington Avenue in Centralia. Missing were two debit cards and a stereo, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MYSTERY GUEST

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 12:50 a.m. call today to the 1000 block of Eckerson Road regarding an unknown person staying in a room they hadn’t paid for. No arrest was made, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, collision on state highway … and more, among the 141 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today

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Friday, February 12th, 2016
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IN-TOWN ROUNDUP

• A cow being off-loaded at the veterinary hospital on the 1300 block of South Gold Street escaped, leading to a police pursuit that took five police officers about two and a half hours yesterday evening. At one point the animal “bowled over” one individual and also led to the bus garage on South Locust Street, according to the Centralia Police Department. Eventually it was tranquilized and returned to its owner, according to police.

WAL-MART ARRESTS

• A 41-year-old suspected shoplifter reportedly got into a struggle with a police officer in the Wal-Mart parking lot yesterday morning in Chehalis, leading to a minor hand injury for the officer, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Police called just before 8 a.m. to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue were told he had filled up backpacks with merchandise but dropped them before leaving the building, according to police. It turns out Imra G. Vanwolvelaere and his female companion had arrived to the store in a stolen truck, Deputy Chief Randy Kaut said. He was arrested for third-degree assault and Julia E. Tucker, 35, was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, Kaut said. The Easton-area pair were booked into the Lewis County Jail.

UP IN SMOKE

• A deputy who contacted individuals parked after hours last night at the post office on the 100 block of Gershick Road in Silver Creek recognized from his training the large plume of smoke that exited the passenger window as coming from marijuana, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The keys were in the ignition of the vehicle which was was running and the 19-year-old behind the wheel allegedly failed field sobriety tests, according to the sheriff’s office. Blood was drawn from Tristan B. Watson via warrant at Providence Centralia Hospital and he was arrested, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. The Mossyrock resident was booked into the Lewis County Jail for being in physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated and minor in possession of marijuana, Brown said.

REPORT OF SCAM

• Centralia police were called at 1 p.m. yesterday by a man at the 300 block of West Pine Street who reported he was convinced to send money overseas to an unknown person via bank transfer. The case is still under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police took a report from an individual who called 911 about 4 p.m. yesterday from the 1200 block of Mellen Street, who said they loaned their cell phone to a stranger and left for a minute and when they returned, both were gone.

NIGHTTIME VISITOR ARRESTED

• A 35-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief after allegedly throwing a rock and breaking the glass screen door on a residence on the 600 block of Northwest Folson Street in Chehalis. Police called at 1:35 a.m. today booked Carey R. Cosgrove into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Cosgrove and the resident know each other, police said.

COP INTERVENES FOR THERAPEUTIC COMPANION DOG

• Morton police on Tuesday morning were called to the 500 block of Adams Avenue where an individual said he had been turned away from a business because of his therapeutic companion dog. The officer researched the state and federal law regarding service dogs and informed the individuals denying the man access that the man had the proper doctor’s paperwork and approval, according to the Morton Police Department.

FROM THE COURTHOUSE

• Prosecutors charged a 61-year-old Chehalis man yesterday with unlawful use of a building for drug purposes after arresting his grown son for allegedly selling drugs at least once from their shared home on Southwest Fourth Street, off Market Boulevard. Craig A. Godsey, 61, and Michael N. Godsey, 29, were both arrested on Wednesday, the same day a warrant was served at the residence by members of the Lewis County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team. Court documents state that twice since Jan. 1 a confidential informant purchased heroin from the younger Godsey. The father allegedly admitted to police on Wednesday he was a methamphetamine user and told them they would find a pipe in his room. A search of the son’s room allegedly turned up two baggies of suspected meth, a digital scale with a brown substance on its plate and two suspected forged checks written out to Michael Godsey, according to charging documents. Michael Godsey was charged yesterday in Lewis County Superior Court with two counts of delivery of heroin, one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, one count of possession of heroin and two counts of forgery. His bail was set at $20,000. His father’s bail was set with a $10,000 unsecured bond.

SAVING LIVES

• “It was a good day,” Chehalis Fire Department member Derek Pedersen said of his 24-hour shift that ended this morning. Firefighters and medics called at 6:45 p.m. yesterday to a home on Fourth Street for a man who was unconscious were able to revive him with CPR and by “zapping” him twice, Pedersen said. The patient was talking and laughing by the time he got to the hospital, he said. Pedersen called it miraculous, something that doesn’t happen very often.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, disturbance, misdemeanor theft, disorderly persons, suspicious circumstances, cat dishes and ashtrays from back patio being moved to alley … and more, among the 144  calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 6:30 a.m. today

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Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Updated at 11:51 a.m.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police took a report about 2 o’clock this morning of a 1990 Honda Accord stolen from the 1100 block of South Pearl Street. The car is described as silver in color with a black hood, according to the Centralia Police Department.

POSSIBLE BEAK-IN

• Chehalis police were called about 11:25 a.m. yesterday about a possible burglary on Southwest 10th Street off Market Boulevard. Further details were not available.

PACKAGE THEFT

• Chehalis police were called at 3 p.m. yesterday by an individual who said she was advised an item she’d ordered online had been delivered but didn’t receive it at the 600 block of Northwest West Street. The loss is about $85, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 10:45 a.m. yesterday regarding the theft of a car battery, taken from an unoccupied vehicle parked at the 300 block of West Pine Street in Centralia.

FRAUD

• Jennifer M. Mau, of Morton, was arrested last night for criminal impersonation and identity theft, according to the Morton Police Department. Police Chief Roger Morningstar said he could not talk about the details, as an investigation is ongoing. Mau was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• An individual on Southwest Cascade Avenue called Chehalis police yesterday morning about a possible attempted fraud related to his account information. Further details were not available.

• Chehalis police were called about 1 p.m. yesterday by a person on the 600 block of Southeast Washington Avenue in Chehalis regarding several incidents of identity theft and fraud. Further details were not available.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were contacted yesterday morning about the children’s play area being spray painted with graffiti at the 200 block of Southwest 13th Street.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, disturbance, hit and run, shoplifting, suicidal person, disorderly students, loud neighbor music … and more, among the 140-plus calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending shortly before 7 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Updated at 5:55 p.m.

SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS IN RANDLE

• A 21-year-old man arrested and jailed on Monday in one case found himself facing possible new charges yesterday for incidents that allegedly occurred in November at his home on the 200 block of Silverbrook Road in Randle. Nickolas J. Hardman-Schmitt was arrested at his residence for allegedly talking about sex on Facebook with a young teen and then yesterday at the Lewis County Jail he was additionally booked for second-degree assault and two counts of third-degree rape in connection with alleged encounters with a 19-year-old woman he is acquainted with, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

FROG NEARLY STOLEN

• Chehalis police were called about 5:30 p.m. yesterday to a report that an individual got into a storage area or shed at the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue and took a large wooden frog. The man was confronted and dropped the frog before leaving, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 4:35 a.m. today about a car missing from the parking lot in front of its owner’s home on the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue. There had been a spare key left inside the unlocked blue 1997 Nissan Altima, according to the Centralia Police Department. The license plate is AKJ 8813, according to police.

BACKYARD THEFT

• An individual called Centralia police yesterday from the 2200 block of North Tower Avenue to report a marine battery had vanished from their backyard sometime since December.

MAIL THEFT

• Police were called about 2:40 p.m. yesterday regarding mail stolen from a mailbox on the 3000 block of Russell Road in Centralia.

DRUGS

• A 29-year-old man from Toutle was arrested yesterday for possession of heroin after he was contacted by an officer who was responding to a call about unspecified suspicious circumstances in a commercial area at the 1300 block of Rush Road in Napavine. Craig D. Ballard was standing outside of a vehicle and allegedly admitted he was at the location to purchase heroin, according to court documents. The allegations include that he gave the officer a friend’s name instead of his own when asked, but subsequently acknowledged who he was. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail and charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with identity theft and possession of heroin. His bail was set at $10,000. The suspected heroin reportedly fell out of Ballard’s pocket onto the ground when Officer Noel Shields asked him take his hands out of his pockets.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

• Chehalis police were called about 10:30 a.m. yesterday about a boom box abandoned in front of a retailer business at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue which was making people nervous. The radio was wet and was thrown away by an officer, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license, failure to transfer vehicle title; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, collision on city street … and more, among the 150 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 4 a.m. today

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Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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MISSING CAR

• Centralia police were called about 8:15 a.m. yesterday to the 1900 block of Honeysuckle Lane where they were told that a person known to the victim may have taken their vehicle without their permission, according to the Centralia Police Department. Missing was a gray 1997 Honda Civic with a license plate of ATW7541, according to police.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning to South Market Boulevard to take a report that an individual got a bill for cable services in the amount of about $300 related to a location in California. It appeared someone had fraudulently used her information, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

IMMORAL COMMUNICATION WITH MINOR

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office yesterday arrested an individual for allegedly talking about sex on Facebook with a young teen. The case is still being investigated, so details are not being released, according to the sheriff’s office. The man was booked into the Lewis County Jail for communication with minor for immoral purposes and is scheduled to appear in Lewis County District Court today.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• One individual was transported to Morton General Hospital after a single-vehicle collision on state Route 508 near Mosswood Park Road about 6:30 p.m. yesterday with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Lewis County Fire District 4.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, hit and run, shoplifting, vandalism, custodial interference, protection order violation … and more, among the 136 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending just before 7 a.m. today

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Monday, February 8th, 2016
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Updated at 5:12 p.m.

SMASH AND GRAB CHEHALIS

• Police responding to a burglary alarm about 4:20 a.m. yesterday at a Chehalis convenience store on the 600 block of North National Avenue found the front glass door broken, but no suspect. Cash in an unspecified amount appears to be all that was stolen, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BURGLARY SILVER CREEK

• Almost $2,000 worth of chainsaws, tools and other property were stolen from the 200 block of Huntting Road in Silver Creek, according to a report made on Saturday to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Among the items missing are also ratchet sets, socket sets and wrenches, according to the sheriff’s office.

BREAKFAST FRAUD

• A 27-year-old Glenoma resident contacted authorities after finding someone used her bank card to spend $114.94 at IHOP in Tukwila. The victim said all her cards were accounted for, but deputies have some evidence they are following up on, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning.

OTHER THEFT

• A sign board was reported stolen from in front of a business on the 100 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia on Saturday afternoon.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Police were called about 3 p.m. yesterday to a car prowl at the 1000 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia. An officer was told a male who looked like a transient broke out a window and stole a backpack, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SPOOKY VANDALS

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 4:20 a.m. call on Sunday at the 500 block of South Pearl Street in which two hoody-wearing males came up to the victim’ window, yelled and broke the window with a hammer before fleeing. No arrest was immediately made, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MORE GLASS BREAKING

• Centralia police late Friday night took a report of a large window which had been smashed at the 100 block of West Pine Street.

DRUGS

• It was speeding that caught the attention of a Chehalis police officer about 9 a.m. yesterday at Fourth Street and Market Boulevard but it was the black substance that field-tested positive for heroin that got a 25-year-old Chehalis resident arrested for a drug violation. Zacharey J. Hanley was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

POLICE: OFFICER INJURED BY UNRULY BAR PATRON

• A 26-year-old Winlock resident who allegedly kicked a police officer in the face was booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault early on Saturday morning. Jason L. Cothren was contacted by Toledo-Winlock police who responded to an approximately 12:25 a.m. call about a physical dispute at Franks Hideaway in Winlock, according to authorities. Police were told he had assaulted an employee but left and they subsequently found him at The Club, appearing to be intoxicated, according to court documents. Charging documents report Cothren was uncooperative and while enroute to the jail, was kicking at the rear window of the patrol vehicle, prompting the officer to pull over. When backup arrived and officers pulled Cothren out of the vehicle, he allegedly tried to kick Officer Randy Pennington in the groin and succeeded in kicking him in the mouth, according to charging documents. He was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with the same offense and a judge ordered him held on $10,000 bail. The court papers indicate Pennington suffered minor injuries.

FIRE CALL AT LUMBER MILL

• Firefighters responding to an alarm just after 1 p.m. on Friday at the 100 block of Ribelin Road in Chehalis found flames in the fire suppression sprinkler room at Cascade Hardwoods, according to Lewis County Fire District 6. The fire was knocked down within 10 minutes and no injuries were reported, according to District spokesperson DJ Hammer.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, disorderly conduct, misdemeanor theft, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, runaway juvenile, protection order violation, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street; complaint of trains and helicopters impeding citizen’s sleep … and more.

 

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

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

THEFT

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

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

LOST AND FOUND

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

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

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

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

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

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Thursday, February 4th, 2016

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AUTO THEFT

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

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

MISSING MEDS

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

SHOPLIFT OF INFANT FOOD

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

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

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

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

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

UPDATE TO UNFOUNDED STABBING REPORT

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

AND MORE

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

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

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

GARDENING EQUIPMENT STOLEN

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

TRESPASSING

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

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

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

AND MORE

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

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Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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DRUGS

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

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

VANDALISM

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

CAR PROWL

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

AND FROM MORTON

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

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

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

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

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

AND MORE

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