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Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Flames consume vacant Griel Road house. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 1

ONY HOUSE FALLS VICTIM TO STORED DYNAMITE

• Onalaska area residents may see smoke for a couple of days rising from property along Griel Road after last night’s disposal of old dynamite in a long uninhabited house. Family going through and sorting items inside the structure came across several boxes of old dynamite, according to Lewis County Fire District 1. Fire Chief Andrew Martin said the state patrol came out and concluded the safest way to deal with the explosives was to light that section of the house on fire. Members of neighboring fire districts joined in the effort to burn the building while keeping the surrounding vegetation from igniting, according to Martin. The chief said no explosions occurred because of the dynamite.

AUTO THEFT

• A black 2007 PT Cruiser was stolen out of a locked garage at the 1100 block of South Silver Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 2:40 p.m. yesterday.

SCAMMED ONLINE

• Centralia police were called yesterday afternoon to an address on the 900 block of G Street where a woman reported she’d befriended a male online, that he had sent her checks asking her to cash them and send him the money. The checks were returned as forged, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, third-degree malicious mischief; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, loud party, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances … and more, among 178 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Updated at 6:17 p.m.

WRENCH TO HEAD BRINGS FELONY CHARGE

• A 34-year-old Morton woman was arrested last night after allegedly hitting her former boyfriend in the head with a 12-inch long “breaker bar” wrench. A deputy called to the 100 block of Chapman Road outside Morton spoke with the victim who said he and Cassaundra L. Dugger had been arguing earlier in his shed about her boyfriend leaving her. He said he came out to the shed and saw her, with a wrench in hand and when he asked what she was doing, she struck him, according to court documents. The victim was taken to the hospital with a gash in his scalp that required several staples, Lewis County Chief Deputy Criminal Prosecutor Brad Meagher wrote in charging papers. When the deputy spoke with Dugger, she said she didn’t know why she did it, Meagher wrote. Dugger was arrested, booked into the Lewis County Jail and charged earlier today with  fourth-degree domestic assault, but that charge was dismissed and a new one of second-degree assault filed in Lewis County Superior Court. Judge Nelson Hunt set her bail at $20,000 but changed it to a no-bail hold when conversation continued between Dugger and the defense attorney after her matter was finished. Hunt said if she wouldn’t sign the documents, he would impose a no-bail hold and then after a moment, did so.

BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called just before 7:30 p.m. yesterday about a break-in to a garage on the 700 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue. The victim arrived home, noticed a gate and a door open and discovered an old Dell desktop computer and a “flat screen” missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 6:44 p.m. yesterday about a black 1995 Honda Accord stolen from the 1400 block of Lum Road.

• Chehalis police were called just before 8 a.m. yesterday about a Honda Civic stolen from in front of the victim’s residence at the 300 block of Southwest William Avenue. Police were notified later by the Tumwater Police Department the car was located, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

SCAMMED ONLINE

• Centralia police were called yesterday morning to an address on the 900 block of G Street where a woman in her 40s said she’d been tricked out of $600 to $700. The fraud was related to an online offer of a loan, the receipt of a check and a request to cash it and return money to the issuer, according to the Centralia Police Department. The check had been forged, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called to the 400 block of Southwest William Avenue about 6:10 p.m. yesterday following the discovery of a vehicle prowl. Taken during the night from the unlocked vehicle was an overnight bag, a GPS device and a CB radio, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

POSSIBLE THEFT

• An officer was called to apartments at the 500 block of North Rock Street in Centralia yesterday afternoon where someone had broken the lock off of a payment drop box.

NUDE OUTSIDE THE NEIGHBOR’S PLACE

• A 50-year-old man who allegedly walked outside into the yard naked at the 500 block of East Main Street yesterday was arrested for indecent exposure. Officers called about 12:15 p.m. were told it happened in front of a 4-year-old girl, according to the Centralia Police Department. Johnathan M. Davis, of Chehalis, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

DRUGS

• A 36-year-old Olympia man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine last night after police were called about two people who didn’t seem to belong at a vacant house on the 1400 block of Southwest Mills Street in Chehalis. An officer responding to the approximately 8:45 p.m. call contacted the couple,e who said they were hired to take care of things at the house, but he had a misdemeanor warrant and a search subsequent to the arrest of Melange L. Dietz turned up paraphernalia and a baggie with suspected meth, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Dietz was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A 36-year-old woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine yesterday afternoon when police went to the 3300 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia with an arrest warrant. A deputy found a plastic baggie that field-tested positive for amphetamine in the possession of Ann M. Velazquez, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A 29-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for ingesting toxic fumes yesterday afternoon after Chehalis police were called to a parking lot at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The officer found a “Dust Off”-type can, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Natalie J. Hall was cited and then then released pending her court date, according to police.

VANDALISM

• The rear window of a vehicle was smashed out at the 200 block of Jackson Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 10:15 a.m. yesterday.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 12:45 p.m. call yesterday for a vehicle versus pedestrian collision at the 1600 block of South Gold Street. The injury was minor, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 22-year-old Winlock driver escaped serious injury when he wrecked his car yesterday morning near Vader, after swerving to miss debris in the road. The 2001 Saturn SC1 ended up hitting a ditch and was totaled, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy called just before 11:30 a.m. to Winlock-Vader Highway at Annonen Road reported the driver sustained a minor abrasion to his right hand and was seen by aid at the scene but not taken to the hospital, according to the sheriff’s office.

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, civil issue, vandalism, hit and run, third-degree theft, noisy neighbors, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street   … and more, among 192 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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SHERIFF’S OFFICE: MAN BEATS GIRLFRIEND

• A 25-year-old man who told deputies he was too drunk to recall was arrested yesterday for allegedly tackling his girlfriend to the ground and trying to strangle her as well as slapping her and stomping on her head and face. Deputies were called yesterday to the residence along Wildwood Road in Curtis and told the assault occurred about 10 p.m. the night before. The girlfriend said he was asleep on the couch and when she tried to wake him up to feed him, he slapped the plate from her hand making a mess and the attack happened as she tried to clean it up, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. During the incident, a $50 mirror was damaged and Travis D. Kohler suffered a bite to his index finger, according to the sheriff’s office. Kohler, of Curtis, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE: MAN BEATS WIFE

• A 67-year-old Winlock man was arrested last night for allegedly throwing his wife to the floor, putting his bare foot on her throat and trying to shove her through an indoor dog gate before throwing her out of their house. The victim called 911 about 10:30 p.m. from elsewhere and said her husband had been drinking and was really tired when she arrived home and punched the television set breaking its screen before attacking her. Daniel L. McFarlane was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE: MAN SHOVES FATHER

• Deputies were called about noon yesterday to a Savio Road home near Randle, where a 73-year-old man said his grown son showed up after being released from prison, demanded money, blamed him for getting locked up and pushed him down threatening bodily harm before fleeing. Deputies checked numerous locations for the 34-year-old son but were unable to find him, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The case is being referred to prosecutors for a charge of violating a no contact order, according to the sheriff’s office.

DRUGS

• Deputies called about 9:30 p.m. yesterday about a possible vehicle prowler in the area of the 300 block of Gish Road in Onalaska instead found a 34-year-old Chehalis who allegedly had been hiding in his truck in connection to walking to his girlfriend’s RV nearby. A deputy contacted Christopher B. Holten and discovered from the girlfriend and another individual he’d been staying with her the previous two nights, in violation of a no contact order, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was booked for that into the Lewis County Jail, where a white substance that field-tested positive for meth was found in a piece of paper in Holten’s wallet, according to the sheriff’s office.

POSSIBLE SQUATTERS

• The 91-year-old owner of a vacant residence at the 1800 block of state Route 506 near Vader reported yesterday windows were broken and it appeared someone had been staying there.

VANDALISM WITH EGGS

• Centralia police took a report yesterday several vehicles “egged” overnight in the area of the 700 block of South Silver Street.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 43-year-old Randle man was arrested for attempting to elude after he allegedly sped away from a deputy along Savio Road near Randle yesterday evening, and wrecked his motorcycle then he tried to turn near Glenoma Road and U.S. Highway 12. It began around 5:20 p.m. yesterday and Jake N. Dunaway then reportedly tried to run away but was caught, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Dunaway faces possible charges of reckless driving and driving with a suspended license as well, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, civil issue, vandalism, stolen bicycle, disorderly person, violation of anti-harassment order, parking lot fender bender, collision on city street   … and more, among 150 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Security image from Tuesday morning break-in south of Chehalis; tips being requested at (360) 748-9286 or www.lewiscountycrimestoppers.org. / Courtesy Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

Updated at 1:07 p.m.

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• A state Department of Corrections officer in the area to check on a client happened on a burglary yesterday morning outside Chehalis at the 100 block of Forest-Napavine Road East. Deputies responding about 10:30 a.m. learned the front door had been forced open and a window broken, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The DOC officer saw a slender white male  with tattoos on both arms leaving the area with another male in an older Honda or Toyota passenger car, according to the sheriff’s office. It appeared some of the resident’s belongings had been piled up by the front door, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning. The victim provided video that showed the intruder, according to Brown.

THEFT INVESTIGATION

• Chehalis police were called just before 10 a.m. yesterday about a theft at the 500 block of Northwest Quincy Place. The case is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 1:15 p.m. yesterday about a theft of jewelry from the 900 block of South Scheuber Road. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Two televisions were reported stolen yesterday from a home on the 1600 block of Sunset Way in Centralia. One of the residents is a suspect, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MAIL PROWL

• An officer was called about 2:20 p.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of Kresky Avenue in Centralia where a check was reported stolen after it an empty envelope was located by a postman near a mailbox.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 4:30 p.m. yesterday to the 900 block of Harrison Avenue about a sports bag containing equipment stolen from a vehicle in a business parking lot.

OUTDOOR LIVING

• Chehalis police contacted several individuals about 3:30 p.m. yesterday on railroad property near the 600 block of West Main Street, at least some of whom were believed to be camping there. Kendra C. Comfort, 29, from Chehalis, reportedly became hostile and said she would not leave, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Because Comfort had previously been cited for trespassing there, she was arrested for second-degree trespassing and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, minor in possession-consumption of alcohol; responses for alarm, third-degree theft, hit and run, wandering Pomeranians, rocks left on porch with message, failure to return couch to rental business  … and more, among 141 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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Updated at 1:28 p.m.

WALKING WOUNDED

• A 25-year-old man admitted he’d had too much to drink when responders answered a call from a clerk at Gee Cees Truck Stop that an individual was walking around with a scalp laceration so deep his skull was showing. The man told a sheriff’s deputy he’d been in a wreck and described where his vehicle could be found, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was rushed to the hospital and then airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning. His 1994 Ford Ranger was found along the 800 block of Jackson Highway South near Toledo, about 50 feet off the road and upside down, Brown said. The 911 call came about 3 a.m. on Sunday and the man is from Woodland, according to Brown. She said his injury was non-life threatening. Deputies don’t know for sure, but assume he walked from the scene of the collision to the truck stop, according to the sheriff’s office. Brown said he was not initially arrested for driving under the influence, as they are waiting for the results of a blood test to come back.

DRUGS

• Centralia police contacted a 27-year-old woman who crashed her bicycle on Harrison Avenue at Denny Way about 5:45 p.m. yesterday, learned she had an outstanding warrant, and subsequently found she was in possession of methamphetamine. Brittany R. Ross booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 2:50 p.m. yesterday regarding someone possibly smoking drugs in a parking lot at the 300 block of Southwest Third Street. Two individuals were contacted and both were issued citations for possession of marijuana under age 21, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Both are Chehalis residents and one is 20-year-old Isaac R. Kennedy and the other is a 17-year-old boy, according to police. A white substance located in a backpack associated with the teen will be tested and a possible charge could result after testing a department spokesperson said.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about a vehicle prowl about 8:35 a.m. yesterday at the 1100 block of Scammon Creek Road. Taken were three large tool boxes full of tools, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances  … and more, among 143 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Monday, July 11th, 2016
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HUNGRY BULLY BOOKED FOR ROBBERY

• Chehalis police were called about 2:35 p.m. yesterday after a stranger stole a 36-year-old Chehalis man’s lunchbox from his truck at a worksite, allegedly armed with a screwdriver and refused to give it back, saying, “If you touch me, I will kill you.” An officer responding to the area at Arkansas and Louisiana avenues found the suspect sitting near an RV eating the lunch, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The suspect initially refused to give his name and was arrested for first-degree robbery, felony harassment, third-degree theft, vehicle prowl and obstruction, according to police, He was subsequently identified as 34-year-old Robert Pickering, police said.

BULLY WITH TRUCK

• A 19-year-old Rochester resident who allegedly intentionally struck a pedestrian with his truck at the 1100 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia just before 2 o’clock this morning was arrested for second-degree assault. The victim was injured, according to police. Chase A. Deguise was  booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

POLICE TASE SUSPECT

• A 43-year-old homeless person was arrested for a warrant and for possession of methamphetamine yesterday afternoon near the 700 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. Peter D. Harris reportedly tried to flee from officers and a taser was used to subdue him, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was booked into jail without further incident, according to police.

JEWELRY MISSING FROM ELDERLY WOMAN’S HAND

• Chehahlis police were called on Saturday when an individual reported someone took the wedding ring off their 78-year-old mother’s finger at the 1700 block of Southwest Armstrong Court. The victim has been diagnosed with memory issues and police are investigating, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The combined wedding and engagement ring has a one-third carat center stone with two square stones on each side, with the band portion holding six matching square stones, according to police.

BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that a shed was burglarized at the 1900 block of Oakview Drive in Chehalis. Missing is a drill press, a band saw, a Sears generator and two antique planers, according to the sheriff’s office. The break-in occurred sometime during the past three weeks, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• A deputy was called about 6:50 p.m. on Sunday about a break-in to a former residence at the 1400 block of West Reynolds Avenue in Centralia. Someone cut wires on a surveillance system at the house being renovated into a business space, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators have a person of interest based on a vehicle seen, according to the sheriff’s office.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police took a report of a red Toyota Celica stolen about 5:30 a.m. today from the 400 block of East Pine Street.

• Chehalis police were called to the 200 block of West Main Street on Friday to take a theft report related to a U-Haul moving van rented on May 22 and not yet returned.

FAKE MONEY

• Chehalis police were called to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue on Friday for a case related to counterfeit bills received during various transactions.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police took two reports yesterday just after noon time of car prowls in which a window was broken out. At the 1100 block of West First Street, a purse was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department. At Rock and Pine street, a canvas tot bag was taken, police indicated.

DRUGS

• A 27-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm and drugs after being contacted and found to have a warrant yesterday evening at the 500 block of South Market Street in Chehalis. Jeremy D. Barnes was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department. In a backpack, an officer found a Glock pistol, pills and something with a brown residue, according to police.

• Police were called to Green Hill School on Southwest 11th Street on Saturday afternoon after a student-inmate was found in possession of marijuana.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were informed just after 11 p.m. yesterday that two females were seen spray painting graffiti on street signs at West Cherry and Rock streets. No arrests had been made as of this morning.

VERY ROUGH NIGHT

• Chehalis police were called just after 7:15 a.m. on Saturday after firefighters discovered a broken window and a man sleeping on the floor in one of the next door offices in their building on the 400 block of Northwest Park Street. The 25-year-old man from Sammamish said he’d been out the previous evening with some friends and didn’t recall how he got in there or anything else that occurred, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Nichols P. Evanson was arrested for second-degree malicious mischief and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police. Other charges such as trespassing will be forwarded to prosecutors, a department spokesperson said.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 38-year-old Winlock woman was arrested overnight after she allegedly struck a building with her vehicle at the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia and drove off. Police were called just after 2 a.m. When Amanda J. Gerrits was subsequently contacted at Love’s Truck Stop in the Napavine area, a deputy noted the odor of intoxicants and that she had been driving on three tires and one rim, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. She said she knew she had wrecked, but had to get home, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Gerrits was arrested for hit and run, for driving under the influence and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 28-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested after a single-vehicle accident just before 2 a.m. on Saturday at the 600 block of Shorey Road outside Chehalis. The 1991 Ford Escort was totaled, but the driver Liberty A. Duncan declined treatment by responding medics, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Duncan was booked into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence, according to the sheriff’s office.

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, third-degree theft, disorderly person, misdemeanor assault, slashed tires, suspicious circumstances  … and more, among 141 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens : Daily police and fire roundup

Sunday, July 10th, 2016
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DRUGS

• Centralia police called about 11:35 p.m. yesterday regarding a disturbance a the 500 block of West Pear Street contacted a 26-year-old woman who had an outstanding warrant and subsequently arrested her for possession of methamphetamine. Jennie B. Young, of Chehalis, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Someone broke a car’s window and stole a purse at the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 10 a.m. on Friday.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Centralia police responded about 11:20 p.m. yesterday for a hit and run collision with two vehicles in the area of Harrison Avenue and Fords Prairie Avenue. Herbert Carbajal Ortega, 33 of Rochester, was arrested for driving under the influence as well as hit and run and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, harassment, hit and run, misdemeanor assault, malicious mischief, protection order violation, driving without license, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, firefighters get unexpected and sleepy early-morning visitor … and more, among 307 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens : Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, July 8th, 2016
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POLICE: BUSTED FOR SELLING GRANDPA’S TV

• A 21-year-old Centralia resident was arrested yesterday for allegedly attempting to sell his grandparents’ plasma television on the phone app “Offer Up”. Nolan R. Bartel allegedly sneaked into their home on the 100 block of Sunnyside Drive yesterday to meet with a potential buyer, which turned out to be a pair of Centralia police detectives, according to court documents. Police had already been contacted on Wednesday after Bartel’s parents saw the item for sale on Offer Up, according to charging documents. He reportedly admitted going into his grandparents home Wednesday to snap a photo of the TV so he could post it. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail yesterday for residential burglary and first-degree trafficking in stolen property but charged in Lewis County Superior Court today with only the first offense. His bail was set at $5,000.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called just before 3 p.m. yesterday for a 1994 Honda stolen from the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue. It turned up a few blocks away but its stereo was missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A utility trailer was stolen from the 600 block of South Ash Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 4:15 p.m. yesterday.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called to the 300 block of North Washington Avenue in Centralia at 12:15 p.m. yesterday about an overnight vehicle prowl. Cash was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called just before 9 a.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 1800 block of Shamrock Drive. Taken were oars and oar locks, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called about 5:35 a.m. today to the 1600 block of North Pearl Street where an unknown person had damaged a motorcycle by striking it with a hard object.

• An individual at the 800 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia called police about 2:25 p.m. yesterday to report three window panes were shot with BBs.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, providing false information to police officer; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 153 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 8 a.m. today.

More to come

Sirens : Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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SMALL-TIME BURGLARIES

• Centralia police were called just after 8 a.m. yesterday to the 2000 block of Industrial Drive where several buildings of a business were broken into during the night. The only thing initially noted as missing was a lighter, according to the Centralia Police Department. About an hour and a half later, an officer was called to a business on the 1700 block of Industrial Drive for another break-in during the night. Stolen was a 12-pack of soda, bolt cutters and a camera, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called at 1 p.m. yesterday to the 500 block of Northeast Washington Avenue about a vehicle prowl. The initial report indicated a yellow tool box was taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 12:30 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

• An officer was called about 8:50 a.m. yesterday to the 200 block of West Walnut Street in Centralia where someone had prowled a vehicle parked inside a garage.

• Police were called to a vehicle prowl at the 300 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia yesterday morning. Someone got into the unlocked vehicle during the night and stole some change, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police were called to the 1100 block of South Market Boulevard at noon yesterday after a parent found green vegetable material inside a teenage child’s backpack.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trip permit violation, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, littering, harassment, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances … and more, among 181 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today … plus multi-arrest drug investigation on South Tower Avenue in Centralia this morning. Info to follow.

Sirens Afternoon Edition: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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Aftermath of bike and car collision outside Centralia City Hall. /Courtesy photo by Riverside Fire Authority

BICYCLIST SERIOUSLY INJURED

• A bicyclist was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital and bound for Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a collision this afternoon with a car at the 100 block of East Maple Street in Centralia. Firefighters called at about 3:30 p.m. report the approximately 55-year-old man was conscious but in serious condition. Centralia police are investigating, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

AUTO THEFT OR, LOST AND FOUND

• Centralia police were called just before 8 a.m. yesterday about a 1988 Honda Accord stolen during the night from the 1000 block of North Pearl Street. It was found later in the day on Winterwood Drive, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 9:20 a.m. yesterday about another nighttime theft of a Honda, this one a 1997 Honda Civic from the 1200 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia. That car turned up later on G Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police yesterday evening recovered a third stolen vehicle, this one located at the 1700 block of North Tower Avenue. It had been stolen several days earlier from the 3000 block of Ives Road, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called yesterday morning to the 1400 block of Lewis Street regarding the theft of a chainsaw from a truck bed overnight.

• Medication and mail were reported stolen from a locked vehicle parked at the 600 block of North Washington Avenue in Centralia yesterday morning. The medication was recovered a short distance away, according to the Centralia Police Department.

YOUNGSTERS ON RAILROAD TRACKS

• Chehalis police were called about 4:15 p.m. yesterday about kids playing on the trestle near Stan Hedwall Park who “almost got hit” by a train. A responding officer wasn’t able to locate them, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

‘WANNA GO TO JAIL’?

• A 26-year-old man was arrested about 1:30 a.m. today when an officer on patrol contacted a couple of people walking in the area of Southwest 15th Street and Wilson Avenue in Chehalis and asked if either one of them had any warrants. One said he did, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Travis C. Harris, from Chehalis, also was in possession of suspected methamphetamine, according to police. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

‘MEDICAL’ METH CONFISCATED

• A 52-year-old man pulled over in Winlock yesterday for driving the wrong way on a one-way street and making a turn without signaling was found to be driving with a suspended license and then subsequently found to have a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue in his backpack. Eric J. Wilson, from Kent, told the officer he used meth for medical purposes and it was no big deal because it will someday be legal, according to Lewis County prosecutors. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail. Wilson has no felony convictions in his past but has had about 50 warrants issued, according to the conversation between lawyers and the judge this afternoon when he was charged in Lewis County Superior Court.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, trespassing, civil issue, hit and run, third-degree theft, drug overdose, suspicious circumstances, possible misuse of bank card … and more, among 158 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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UNAUTHORIZED ‘RIDE SHARING’ SCHEME ENDS AT GUNPOINT

• Two young woman were apprehended relatively quickly yesterday after they allegedly jumped into an idling unoccupied Jeep Cherokee at a Lewis County gas station and drove off. Deputies were called about 8:15 a.m. about the incident at the Texaco at the 100 block of U.S. Highway 12 near Interstate 5, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle was spotted in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Chehalis and the pair were taken into custody for vehicle theft, according to the sheriff’s office. During the investigation the sheriff’s office learned the two females had been seen about 8:15 p.m. the night before abandoning a stolen Nissan Sentra at the nearby Arco gas station, Brown said. The Nissan went missing from Portland.  The 20-year-old and the 16-year-old said they needed to get back home to Tacoma, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning. Danielle J. Westbrook was booked into the Lewis County Jail and the teenager was booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, Brown said. The 16-year-old said a large bag of marijuana found on the floor of the Jeep belonged to her, Brown said.

UNRULY INMATE

• A 29-year-old Texan jailed after his arrest for misdemeanors was reportedly so agitated and uncooperative with corrections officers when it came time to change out of his civilian clothes and into a jail outfit, he allegedly repeatedly poked one of them in the chest with his finger. Cordarryl G. Demby was brought to the Lewis County Jail on Friday by a trooper and then a deputy was called over the next day to investigate, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Demby  also reportedly threatened to hospitalize another corrections officer during the incident. He was arrested for third-degree assault and intimidating a public servant, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown reported this morning. However, prosecutors declined to file the charges.

FIRE BREAKS OUT AT SEMINARY HILL

• Ten firefighters worked for about an hour yesterday morning extinguishing what they called a small brush fire in the trees at the base of the Seminary Hill Natural Area off the 800 block of Filed Avenue in Centralia. The cause is under investigation, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A motorist pulled over about 2:10 a.m. today for allegedly throwing a burning cigarette out the window got to spend the rest of the night in jail because he was arrested for driving under the influence. A deputy contacted Andre J. Leonard, 30, of Olympia, at the 100 block of West Main Street in Centralia, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Leonard was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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Shingles ignite on Chehalis home. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 6

Updated at 7:59 p.m.

FIREWORKS IGNITE RESIDENCE

• An alert neighbor spotted flames on the roof of a home on Southwest 15th Street near William Avenue in Chehalis about 8:30 p.m. yesterday and got out a garden hose. There were quite a few people in the area lighting off fireworks with their families, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. When the crew arrived, it was still smoking so they put more water on it and found an approximately 24-inch circle burned in the cedar shake roof, Firefighter Kevin Reynolds said. The crew had to wait a couple of hours for a technician from PUD to shut off the power, so they could access the roof and peel back the roofing, Reynolds said. They had to cut out a charred hole in the sheeting the size of a coffee cup, he said.

VIOLENCE

• Centralia police were called just after midnight by an individual at the 1000 block of Eckerson Road who said he’d had an altercation with a male at the store and as he headed back to his motel, he was struck from behind, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Morton police were called about 2:10 p.m. on Saturday to the 300 block of Second Street regarding an assault. Robert J. Johnson, 48, from Morton, was arrested for third-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Morton Police Department.

BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• Someone used a rock to break a window to the business office at RMT Equipment on the 1600 block of Bishop Road and left with five Husqvarna chainsaws and cash in the amount of $361.49. The burglary was discovered about 5:10 a.m. on Friday and the loss is about $3,300,  the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning.

BURGLARY VADER

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that a refrigerator and dishwasher were stolen from a vacant house in foreclosure at the 100 block of Tara Lane in Vader sometime between May 16 and last Wednesday. The owner went to check on some vehicles stored there and found the front door forced open, according to the sheriff’s office.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 9:35 .m. today for a report of a burglary to a storage shed at the 700 block of East Locust Street. Computer parts and tools were taken, according to the Centralia Police Department. A complete inventory of missing items is pending, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• A 1996 Honda three-door disappeared from the 3300 block of Ives Road outside Centralia sometime between last Thursday and Friday. The loss is $2,500, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A stolen vehicle was recovered about 12:30 p.m. on Friday on Southwest Cascade Avenue in Chehalis.

ANIMAL CLINIC HIT WITH THEFT

• Sometime between Friday and Saturday someone broke into a pump house at Fords Prairie Animal Clinic on the 2500 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia and damaged the door frame as well as a gas meter. A water filter was stolen, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called to vehicle prowls yesterday on Southwest Snively Avenue and on Southwest 20th Street.

KIDS DRINKING

• Morton police responding to a 12:55 a.m. call on Sunday to the 200 block of First Street about suspected illegal discharge of fireworks and a possible fight, found several young people and beer cans in the street. Three juveniles were cited for minor in consumption/possession of alcohol and then released, according to the Morton Police Department.

LITTERING

• Centralia police responded about 7:25 p.m. yesterday to find an overwhelming amount of trash in the bushes and in and around transient camps at the end of Lewis Street near the boat launch. The property is owned by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. The occupants were warned to clean up their garbage, according to the Centralia Police Department.

PUBLIC ASSIST

• Chehalis police were called by a parent on Saturday afternoon who said their young son wants to be a police officer and wanted to get an autograph from a police officer. It appears Sgt. Gwen Carrell responded to the call for public assistance.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 21-year-old motorist was injured when he fell asleep on U.S. Highway 12 near milepost 66 about eight miles south of Chehalis this afternoon, crossed the centerline and hit two eastbound vehicles at about 3:20 p.m. today. Brady A. Clair, 21, of Longview was hurt but not transported to a hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. His 2005 Ford F150 pickup was totaled. The occupants of the other vehicles were unhurt and their vehicles still drivable – a Ford F350 work truck and a Chevrolet Silverado pickup, according to the state patrol. Clair was arrested for second-degree negligent driving.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for obstructing, no-contact order violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, misdemeanor assault, sexual assault, collision on city street, noisy neighbor bird    … and more

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Monday, July 4th, 2016
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BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police took a report yesterday afternoon of a burglary to a shed at the 500 block of Jefferson Street. Keys and change were taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police report a stolen motorcycle was recovered at a residence yesterday and returned to its owner, in a case associated with a location on the 500 block of Jefferson Street.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called at 1:50 a.m. today to the 900 block of South Buckner Street where an individual reported that sometime around 20 minutes earlier, unknown persons entered their unlocked car which was parked the driveway and stole a wallet, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FIREWORKS MISHAP

• West Thurston Regional Fire Authority reported yesterday a 40-year-old man was severely injured by an arial firework that exploded when he attempted to relight it in a launch tube. The patient was flown to Haborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the fire department. The incident occurred at the 10400 block of Littlerock Road just before 11 p.m. on Saturday. The department indicated he suffered a serious hand injury and the entire front of his body was struck by multiple fragments.

STRUCTURE FIRE

• Firefighters were called just before 11 p.m. yesterday to a barn fire south of Rochester. It occurred at the 21000 block Wendenfeld Road Southwest, according to West Thurston Regional Fire Authority.

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Friday, July 1st, 2016
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AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called just before 4:30 a.m. today about a vehicle stolen from the 1200 block of West Chestnut Street. The owner found it a short time later not far away, but the keys and a cell phone were missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

STOLEN FIREARMS

• Centralia police were called about 10:45 a.m. yesterday about the theft of two handguns from the 600 block of South Gold Street. A person on interest has been identified, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MISSING MONEY

• Centralia police were called twice yesterday to the 1300 block of Alexander Street for reports of stolen cash.

CAR PROWL

Centralia police were called about 2:50 p.m. yesterday to the 400 block of North Rock Street about a vehicle prowl. Medication was reported missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A GPS device and a Droid were reported stolen from a vehicle parked at the 200 block of South Iron Street in Centralia at about 12:20 p.m. yesterday.

• Police were called to the 1400 block of Eshom Road in Centralia about 10:50 a.m. yesterday regarding a car prowl. Someone rummaged through the vehicle but nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

UNHAPPY CUSTOMER

• Chehalis police were called about 11:40 a.m. yesterday to a store on the 500 block of South Market Boulevard where a teenage boy allegedly showed up, threw a bag of chips at an employee and called her names. He had previously been told not to come back to the business so a case for trespassing will be forwarded to juvenile prosecutors, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 30-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with officers about 1:20 p.m. yesterday at the 1000 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia. Christopher D. Buck was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, no-contact order violation, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, parking issue,  suspicious circumstances, collision on city street    … and more, among 170 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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NOT A VICTIM

• A 34-year-old shopper who left her purse in a dressing room while she stepped out to get something else to try on, caught another woman who’d taken items from her purse last night at the Centralia Outlets. Centralia police called just after 7 p.m. to a store on Lum Road learned the 34-year-old Chehalis woman encountered the thief coming out of her dressing room and demanded her to give her back her belongings, according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect, who was described as having long brown hair and weighing about 175 pounds, with bad teeth, gave the items back and fled before officers arrived, police said. The victim sustained minor injuries in the struggle, according to police.

SAW STOLEN

• Centralia police were called at 12:51 p.m. yesterday for a burglary to a garage at the 100 block of West Alaska Way in Centralia. A chop saw was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MISSING HONDA FOUND

• Chehalis police called about 11:55 a.m. yesterday about a possible burglary occurring on the 100 block of Southwest 11th Street contacted four individuals, arresting one of them for allegedly being in possession of a Honda car stolen in Chehalis with plates on it that had been stolen in Centralia. Peter J. Herman Jr., 33, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The other people were released, according to police.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Chehalis police were summoned to a business on the 200 block of West Main Street yesterday following the discovery that a U-Haul trailer recently taken in turned out to be stolen in Oregon.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning they are investigating an incident of taking a motor vehicle without permission that occurred on Monday at the 100 block of Fineview Drive in Chehalis. The owner of a 2004 Ford Focus earlier wouldn’t give a person there a ride to Centralia and when he went to bed, put the car keys on his headboard, according to the sheriff’s office. When he awoke, the car was gone.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 8:20 p.m. yesterday to the 300 block of Southwest 16th Street where someone removed items, including a wallet, from a vehicle while a man was sleeping inside of it, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called late yesterday afternoon about a vehicle prowl at the 400 block of Southwest 18th Street. Stolen from the unlocked pickup truck was a trailer brake box, black in color, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The brand is Primus, police said.

• Police were called about 1:20 p.m. yesterday by a woman who said her backpack had been taken from her vehicle while it parked at the 1100 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis and then found by an acquaintance, but her cell phone was missing.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Police responded just before 3 p.m. yesterday when a woman on a bicycle and a vehicle collided on the 100 block of West Maple Street just outside City Hall in Centralia.  The injuries were minor, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Firefighters called just before 10 a.m. today to a collision between a semi truck and a passenger truck on state Route 6 near Curtis Hill Road found none of the three occupants were injured but the big rig’s trailer was blocking both lanes. The roadway was closed for a time as approximately 45 gallons of diesel spilled onto the road, according to Lewis County Fire District 6.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, unlawful transit conduct; responses for alarm, dispute,  civil issue, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, graffiti on a sign, collision on city street    … and more, among 149 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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KIDS INJURED IN SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVING WRECK

• A 39-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for driving under the influence after he wrecked his car running into a tree along the 2100 block of Rice Road yesterday evening, with four child passengers. Deputies called just before 6 p.m. report only one of the kids, ages 7, 9, 10 and 13, was unhurt. The others sustained cuts, scrapes and bruises, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The driver, Robert K. Hilkemeier, was treated at the hospital and then booked into the Lewis County Jail. He was also booked for four counts of reckless endangerment, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning. The 2005 BMW was totaled, Brown said.

ASSAULT CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called just after 7 p.m. yesterday to an incident at the 200 block of Downing Road where a 19-year-old man allegedly pulled a knife on a man in his 50s over some kind of family matter. Kanaan J. Reanier, of Burien, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BURGLARY CHEHALIS, CENTRALIA

• Chehalis police were called just before 9 a.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Southeast 11th Street where a bicycle, a lawn mower and a portable torch had been stolen from the yard, a shed and the garage.

• An officer was called to the 600 block of Southeast Dobson Court in Chehalis about 9:15 a.m. yesterday where they were told someone entered an unlocked apartment and stole pill bottles containing hydrocodone the previous day.

• A leaf blower was reported missing yesterday from a garage on the 1200 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. It went disappeared sometime during the previous week, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called just after 10 a.m. yesterday for the theft of a Toyota Camry from the 400 block of West Main Street. The car was recovered later in the morning about 10 blocks away, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 5 p.m. yesterday to a car prowl at the 100 block of Virginia Drive in Centralia. Registration documents were stolen from the unlocked vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 11:25 a.m. yesterday to the 900 block of K Street where someone had broken a a window out of a parked vehicle during the night.

• Chehalis police were called about 9:15 a.m. yesterday regarding an overnight vehicle prowl at the 1500 block of Southwest Kelly Avenue.

• Centralia police were called to the 1800 block of Hillview Road at 7:30 a.m. yesterday to a vehicle prowl. Someone broke out a window and stole a backpack, a GPS device and money, according to the Centralia Police Department. The pack was found several blocks away, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Chehalis police responded to an approximately 9:20 p.m. call yesterday to assist the Washington State Patrol regarding a motorist who said another motorist pointed a gun at them while traveling southbound on Interstate 5. Further details were not readily available.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, civil issue, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, parking lot fender bender, gang graffiti on garages   … and more, among 143 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Upside down excavator off Blanchard Road / Courtesy photo by David Whittington‎

NOW THAT’S MALICIOUS MISCHIEF

• Someone wired back the control levers to cause an excavator to roll down an embankment at a Centralia area logging site, where it came to rest upside down in a creek. The John Deere 135G track excavator with a 21-foot boom is worth several thousand dollars, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning. An employee of Chehalis Rentals who went to retrieve the piece of equipment yesterday morning from off the 100 block of Blanchard Road said it occurred sometime since 10 a.m. the day before, according to the sheriff’s office. It will take a larger piece of equipment to recover the machine, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

AUTO THEFT

• A 2002 Honda Civic was reported stolen from the 1100 block of H Street, according to a report made to police about 7:50 a.m. yesterday. It has a license plate reading 987 ZON, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Centralia police were called yesterday to the 1100 block of J Street about an overnight theft of a craftsmen generator from a motor home.

• License plates were reported stolen from the 1100 block of Scammon Creek Road in Centralia yesterday morning.

• Chehalis police were called just before 11 a.m. yesterday about an early morning vehicle prowl on the 900 block of Northwest State Avenue. The registration was stolen, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Coins and fuses were among the items missing from a vehicle at the 500 block of Northeast Jefferson Avenue in Chehalis, according to a report made to police about 2:40 p.m. yesterday.

• Chehalis police were called yesterday to the 100 block of Northeast Washington Avenue where sometime over the weekend someone had emptied out the glove box of a vehicle.

BUILDING PROWL

• Centralia police were called just before 1 p.m. yesterday to the 400 block of West Center Street following the discovery someone had gone into a crawl space and rummaged through stored items. Nothing was missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAMPAIGN SIGNS SNAGGED

• Centralia police were called at noon yesterday again for because of the theft of political signs from a yard at the 1000 block of North Pearl Street.

DRUGS

• A deputy called about 5:15 a.m. yesterday about a person hiding in bushes near a bathroom at Thousand Trails Campground on the 2200 block of Centralia-Alpha Road contacted a 33-year-old Puyallup man who said he was camping with his family, and then found he had two outstanding warrants, and then found he had a crystal substance that field-tested positive for drugs. Brandon L. Peterson was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, civil issue, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, a man who appeared to be drunk and kissing on a fire hydrant   … and more, among 156 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Updated at 8:40 a.m.

SECURITY RV BROKEN INTO

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported yesterday a camper belonging to a person who provides security at logging sites was burglarized some time between 8 p.m. on Friday and about 12:50 p.m. on Saturday. A deputy called to the area at Centralia-Alpha and Coal Creek roads learned that among the missing valuables was a 45 caliber pistol, a passport, a small flat screen television and two generators, according to the sheriff’s office.

AUTO THEFT

• A deputy was called to the 100 block of Gleason Road outside Centralia about 3:30 p.m. on Friday when the owner of a 1990 Honda Accord discovered her car was missing from where it was parked at her residence. There is a person of interest, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Someone broke a window and stole a Ruger American 223 rifle from a vehicle parked near Galvin and River Heights roads on Sunday while its owner was floating the river, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

DRUGS

• A 40-year-old Winlock man was arrested over the weekend after a pipe stem with residue was found when he emptied his pockets for police after being stopped for riding a bicycle with no headlight. Barry W. Worley came across two officers about 3:15 a.m. on Saturday near Northwest Kerron Avenue in Winlock and was later arrested for possession of meth after the substance field-tested positive for the drug, according to information provided to prosecutors by Toledo Police Officer Randy Pennington. Worley was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

• A 28-year-old man who reportedly was running in and out of traffic in Chehalis was arrested for disorderly conduct and then subsequently for possession of methamphetamine. A deputy responding about 5:40 a.m. on Friday to Market Boulevard at Fourth Street located a glass pipe with residue that field tested positive for amphetamine, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Jason R. Chandler, from Raymond, was was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

SEX CRIME

• An 18-year-old Centralia resident was arrested on Friday after adults learned from a 13-year-old girl and texts on her cell phone the two had been dating almost a year and engaged in sex. Austin R. Nachatilo was booked into the Lewis County Jail and then charged on Monday in Lewis County Superior Court with second-degree rape of a child and communication with a minor for immoral purposes. His bail was set at $20,000.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Deputies responded about 7 p.m. on Sunday to a collision near milepost 3.5 of Skate Creek Road North in East Lewis County finding a 2004 WRX Subaru totaled. It appeared the car came around the corner too fast, skidded and possibly rolled over before running into the trees, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. There was no driver to be found but a box of cold beer was located nearby, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A Salkum man was arrested for driving under the influence after his motorcycle skidded through the intersection at North Military and Nevil roads in Winlock and collided with concrete blocks and stumps. A deputy responding to the approximately 2:20 a.m. wreck on Sunday reported Roy L. Coleman was taken to the hospital to be checked out and needed to stay there so he was cited, given a court date and then released, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

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Monday, June 27th, 2016
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MEDICATIONS STOLEN IN NIGHT FROM CARE FACILITY

• Centralia police were called at 5:30 a.m. today to a residential care facility following the discovery that someone moved a medication cart into a stairwell, pried it open and stole narcotics. It happened sometime between 11 p.m. yesterday and 4 o’clock this morning at the 2000 block of Cooks Hill Road, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called just after 2 o’clock this morning about a black 1995 Honda Accord that vanished from the 600 block of Northwest Quincy Avenue. Last night, the owner had noticed its back license plate was missing which turned out to have turned up earlier in the evening on a vehicle stopped in Centralia, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The stolen plate was returned but the car is still gone, police said this morning.

• Centralia police were called about 10:50 a.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle stolen during the night from the 200 block of West Reynolds Avenue and then recovered out in the county. The investigation is ongoing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 8:25 a.m. on Saturday to the 2100 block of Northwest National Avenue where an individual located a friend’s pickup truck stolen from Centralia. The owner came and got it, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FAKE BILLS TRICK MACHINE

• Chehalis police are investigating after a shopper managed to spend five counterfeit $100 bills at the self service check out at Wal-Mart. An officer called on Friday morning to the retailer on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue was told it occurred the day before and it appeared to be a male customer, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 7:40 a.m. yesterday to the 700 block of H Street in Centralia regarding an overnight vehicle prowl. The stereo was missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An individual called Chehalis police about 9:30 p.m. on Friday after running into a store 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue for about 10 minutes and returning to find her truck was prowled. One door had been unlocked and someone stole a sweatshirt and house keys as well as removing the LED screens from an engine monitoring device on the dashboard, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

TEEN POKES OFFICER IN CHEST, GETS BOOKED

• An 18-year-old Centralia resident was arrested just before 2 o’clock this morning after allegedly poking a police officer in the chest at the 200 block of South Iron Street in Centralia. Jephthah D. Appiah Donkor was booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.

LOST AND FOUND

• Chehalis police were called on Friday afternoon to Northwest State Avenue and North Street where a “huge” knife was discovered stuck in a fence. It looks like a large “Bowie-style” type blade, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DISSATISFIED DINER

• Chehalis police were called about 3:40 p.m. on Friday to a restaurant on the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue where a customer unhappy with poor service was demanding compensation. An officer took a report “for information only” and told the customer not to return to the business, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, probation violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, harassment, suicide attempt, parenting plan issue, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, third-hand report of a sexual assault, apartment window broken during the night, female in a bus shelter yelling about nothing, a shoeless person wearing pajama pants laying on a sidewalk; complaint about barking neighbor dog, loud neighbor party, neighbor pounding on wall as though hanging pictures  … and more.

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Sunday, June 26th, 2016
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THREE INJURED IN MORTON WRECK

• A 6-year-old boy in one vehicle was injured and three little girls in another were reportedly unhurt in a collision yesterday afternoon on U.S. Highway 12 at Morton. Two adults were hurt as well, according to the Washington State Patrol. Troopers called at 4:50 p.m. found the Honda Civic and Oldsmobile Silhouette van both totaled. Teshia M. Reed, 29, from Spanaway, was southbound on state Route 7 and turned left to head east on U.S. Highway 12, according to the state patrol. Her Civic struck the westbound van, the investigating trooper reported. The van’s driver, 55-year-old John Jakubowski, from Randle, was also reportedly unhurt. However, his passenger 38-year-old Dora M. Jakubowski, Reed and Reed’s 6-year-old passenger were all transported to Morton General Hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. The state patrol indicated Reed failed to yield the right of way and faces charges of reckless endangerment and vehicular assault as well as a ticket for driving without a valid license. Alcohol appeared to be involved, according to a preliminary summary of the incident.

VIOLENCE

• A 31-year-old woman was arrested for second-degree assault overnight after Centralia police were called to a fight in a parking lot at the 1000 block of Scammon Creek Road. Officers responding to the approximately 1:20 p.m. call booked Mandy L. Williams, of Centralia, into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 26-year-old Centralia man was arrested after police responded about 5:30 p.m. yesterday to an altercation at a bar on the 100 block of South Tower Avenue. Gregorio Cordero was booked into the Lewis County Jail for fourth-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 3:10 p.m. call yesterday at the 1600 block of Eshom Road where an individual allegedly violated a protection order and damaged the front door as he was leaving. The case is being investigated as a second-degree burglary, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SHED BURGLED

• Police were called to the 1400 block of Lewis Street in Centralia on Friday afternoon about a break-in to a shed. Taken were two hand drills, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CASH MISSING

• Centralia police were called to the 1400 block of Lois Lane just before 11 a.m. on Friday to take a report of the theft of money from a residence.

THIS JUST IN: MOSSYROCK OFFICIAL ARRESTED

• The Lewis County Jail’s online roster shows Doneia A. Santiago was arrested this afternoon for first-degree theft and misappropriation by a public official. Santiago is listed as the city clerk for Mossyrock. Lewis County Sirens.com is reaching out to get more information. Check back for more.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, probation violation, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, civil issue, third-degree theft, identity theft, misdemeanor domestic assault, graffiti to a fence, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street,  … and more, among 314 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, June 24th, 2016
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ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 19-year-old Centralia woman was injured this morning when she fell asleep at the wheel and wrecked her Jeep Grand Cherokee on a Grays Harbor County highway. Troopers called just after 8 a.m. to state Route 8 two miles east of McCleary report Alycia I. Gerou was transported to Capitol Medical Center. Gerou was eastbound when her vehicle began to swerve, left the roadway and spun into the cable barrier median, according to the Washington State Patrol. She was not wearing a seat belt and is expected to be cited for second-degree negligent driving, according to the state patrol. The totaled Jeep was impounded.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called at 8:10 p.m. yesterday about the  theft of a gray 1989 Ford F350 pickup truck from the 600 block of North Tower Avenue. It has a license plate reading B13924P, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Police were called about 2:20 p.m. yesterday regarding a purse stolen from a vehicle at the 1000 block of West Main Street in Centralia.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were contacted yesterday morning by a business on Northwest Louisiana Avenue following a phone call in which someone tried to transfer money via phone to Western Union. It seemed suspicious and the caller was “smooth” but the transfer wasn’t made, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

HOUSEHOLD THEFT

• Chehalis police were called yesterday to Southwest 11th Street where some marijuana went missing and a family member was suspected.

MAYBE NOT A THEFT

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office said this morning an outdoor lantern believed stolen from the 100 block of Topaz Court outside Winlock turned out to be misplaced. The 76-year-old woman who reported on Wednesday she thought her home was burglarized on Monday thinks her missing Ellipsis 8 electronic tablet may also have been misplaced, according to the sheriff’s office.

STOLEN FIREARMS LOCATED

• Lewis County sheriff’s deputies have recovered several stolen guns and other items in connection with a burglary last week at the 400 block of Coal Creek Road outside Chehalis. Members of the Sheriff’s Enforcement Team served a search warrant on Wednesday off Steam Boat Island Road NW northwest of Olympia, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called on the evening of June 15 when a 52-year-old man discovered his home had been broken into and ammunition as well as at least eight rifles and two handguns were missing. The loss was over $10,000. No arrests have yet been made in the case, Cmdr. Dusty Breen indicated this morning.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, hit and run, shoplifting, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, third-degree theft, graffiti to garage, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, parent picking up her son from juvenile detention who was then herself arrested for an outstanding warrant… and more, among 140 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Lewis County Sheriff’s Office deputies searched a building off Steam Boat Island Road NW on Wednesday. / Courtesy photo Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• A deputy responded yesterday afternoon to a residential burglary at the 100 block of Topaz Court outside Winlock. It appeared someone manipulated the lock on a sliding door to get inside, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Stolen was an Ellipsis 8 electronic tablet and an outdoor lantern, according to the sheriff’s office. Cmdr. Dusty Breen said the incident occurred on Monday between 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

• Centralia police were called about 6:15 p.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of L Street where a motorcycle had been stolen from a garage. It was subsequently found a couple of blocks away, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police are investigating.

• Centralia police were called to the 800 block of Ham Hill Road in Centralia about 12:15 p.m. yesterday where a bicycle had been stolen from a garage.

• A lawn mower was reported stolen yesterday from the 600 block of K Street in Centralia.

• A 38-year-old homeless person was arrested about 12:30 p.m. yesterday for second-degree theft in a case associated with the 1800 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia. Jason A. Landry was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An unspecified type of yard ornament was stolen from inside a fenced yard at the 700 block of Euclid Way in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday.

• Police were called at 7:50 p.m. yesterday to a vehicle prowl at the 600 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. A window was smashed and someone rummaged through the vehicle but it’s unknown if anything is missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Chehalis police were called about 9:25 a.m. yesterday to Bishop Road about a suspected altered prescription. The case is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

UNDERAGE DRINKING

• Chehalis police were called about 7:40 p.m. yesterday and told a 15-year-old girl had been drinking beer taken from a relative’s home. The case is being referred to prosecutors for possible charges of third-degree theft as well as minor in possession/consumption of alcohol, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called to the 2600 block of Eureka Avenue at 7:20 a.m. yesterday where someone had intentionally struck several garbage cans with their vehicle.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, obstructing public servant, failure to transfer title, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, suspicious circumstances… and more, among 145 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Updated at 7:19 p.m.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called about 9:50 p.m. yesterday for a burglary at a house on the 400 block of Southwest 14th Street. The case is still under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that an Arctic Cat ATV vanished from a barn on the 200 block of Carroll Road outside Chehalis sometime between June 15 and Monday. The owner said it was stored there for farm use and the tenants didn’t see or hear anything, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss is $4,000.

THEFT CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 11:30 a.m. yesterday regarding a burglary to an unlocked garage at the 200 block of West Cherry Street. Missing is a Stratocaster guitar and some change, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called at 12:35 p.m. yesterday about property stolen from the rear yard at the 500 block of K Street in Centralia. Taken was a Yamaha TT600 cc motorcycle, a Honda lawnmower and a bicycle, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A Centralia man who lives at a camp site just north of the 1600 block of Delaware Avenue reported yesterday that when he woke up his bicycle and visitor from the night before were both gone. Shannon K. Kilgore, 47, a homeless Centralia resident, was located with the bike near the 600 block of North Tower Avenue and arrested for third-degree theft and an outstanding warrant, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Kilgore was booked into the Lewis County Jail. The bike was returned to its owner, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said this morning.

MISSING PLATE

• Chehalis police yesterday took a report of a license plate stolen from a car, although the victim didn’t know where it occurred.

DRUGS

• Police were called to Green Hill School yesterday afternoon regarding marijuana found in a cell. The case is still under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Three people were arrested yesterday after drug detectives conducting surveillance on a Chehalis motel watched a visit they suspected was to sell methamphetamine to a pair of guests. The surveillance by JNET began at an unspecified time on Monday, according to charging documents and all three were booked into the Lewis County Jail yesterday. Kelly R. White, 22, and Deanangelo O. Dunn, 32, were charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with possession of meth as well as endangerment with a controlled substance as they allegedly admitted smoking the drug in the presence of their 3-month-old baby. The visitor, Daniel J. Barton, 31, of Centralia, was charged with delivery of meth, possession of meth with intent to deliver (based on 6.7 grams of the drug police said they found in his pocket) and possession of (several pills) hydrocodone. Barton’s bail was set this afternoon in court at $10,000. The Chehalis couple was allowed release on $5,000 unsecured bonds.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 7:10 a.m. today regarding a window shot with a BB at the 400 block of Northwest Prindle Street.

THREAT: “GUT HER LIKE A FISH”

• A 59-year-old Winlock man was charged yesterday in Lewis County Superior Court with harassment for allegedly telling a woman passenger in his car if she ever tried to leave him again, he was going to gut her like a fish. The woman said the two were arguing and when he made the statement, he stuck his hand behind his back as though reaching for a knife, according to court documents. The woman told a deputy she allowed Robert W. Puckett drive her back to his home on Wilson Road in Winlock on Monday, although he has a history of stalking her and she cannot get away from him, court documents relate. Puckett reportedly told the deputy the disagreement was whether the two of them are in a relationship with him believing they are and her believing they are not. Puckett also told the deputy when his van stopped in front of his house, she jumped out and ran down the road. The crime has a maximum penalty of five years in prison. Puckett was booked into the Lewis County Jail but yesterday in court was allowed release on a $10,000 unsecured bond.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving with suspended license, driving with no license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more, among 130 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.