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Monday, April 9th, 2012

TEEN FLEES POLICE, CAUGHT BY K9

• A 17-year-old Centralia boy was tracked down and captured by a police dog on Friday morning when he fled a vehicle during a traffic stop in the area on Downing Road in Centralia, according to police. It happened about 9 a.m. and the teenager was wanted on a felony warrant, according to the Centralia Police Department. He, and Jason L. Soeby, 33, of Centralia, were both booked for their warrants, according to police.

POLICE: HANDCUFFED MAN THREATENS OFFICER

• Centralia police called to a report of a fight about 11:20 a.m. on Friday at the Peppertree Motel and RV Park ended up arresting one of the participants for felony harassment for allegedly threatening an officer. Joseph E. Leyva, 30, of Kelso, reportedly told an officer something to the effect of “I would f*** you up if I weren’t handcuffed,” according to Officer John Panco. The other subject had left before officers could contact them, Panco said.

POLICE CHASE ENDS WITH ARREST

• A 23-year-old Chehalis man was arrested after a high-speed chase down Interstate 5 that ended when he lost control of his vehicle. It happened shortly after 8:15 p.m. on Thursday when police tried to pull him over for not using his headlights on Southwest Mills Avenue and 14th Street in Chehalis, according to police. Police say Nicholas Gonzalez got off the freeway at the Napavine exit but got right back on and then spun out near milepost 71 before fleeing into the brush. Gonzalez was found and booked into the Lewis County Jail for attempted eluding, according to Officer Linda Bailey.

THEFT

• Power tools were stolen from a home being remodeled on the 1200 block of View Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police on Saturday morning.

• Centralia police are investigating the theft of money and rings from a residence on the 500 block of Woodland Avenue while the victim was in the hospital, according to a report made to an officer on Friday afternoon.

• Police were called about 5:15 p.m. yesterday to the 900 block of Woodland Avenue in Centralia where a FedEx package had been stolen from the door step of a home. The suspect is a blond female who was traveling in a burgundy-colored Honda-type car, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police arrested a 29-year-old Centralia man for allegedly stealing a debit card from a purse at a home on the 400 block of Downing Road in Centralia. Jerimy J. Trudeau was arrested for second-degree theft and for possession of heroin after the approximately noontime Saturday report of the missing card, Officer John Panco said.

• A blue Yamaha 90 quad left on the side of a Salkum-area house on Saturday morning was gone when the family returned home about 5 p.m. that day, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The $1,500 four-wheeler was taken from the 2800 block of U.S. Highway 12, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Police were called about 2:40 p.m. on Friday by a woman who found her mother’s stolen vehicle parked in front of St. Joseph School on the 600 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue in Chehalis. The Isuzu Rodeo missing from Centralia was returned to its owner, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Two different vehicles were prowled near the Borst Park-area baseball fields, according to reports made to Centralia police late Saturday afternoon. Windows were broken and three purses were stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called to the 900 block of Southeast Washington in Chehalis just before 5 p.m. on Friday about a car prowl. Tax documents were missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A rear license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 700 block of North Tower Avenue on Friday afternoon, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 23-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and suspected marijuana about 9:20 p.m. yesterday on the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue. Destiny Lloyd was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to Officer Linda Bailey.

• Centralia police were called to the emergency room at Providence Centralia Hospital on Saturday evening because a patient, a 27-year-old Chehalis resident, reportedly gave a fake name attempting to acquire narcotics. The case will be referred to the Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office for a possible charge of forgery, according to police.

VANDALISM

• A 25-year-old Centralia man wanted for allegedly breaking the rear window of a car and then ramming it on the 100 block of Alpha Way in Onalaska last Monday was arrested Friday for second-degree malicious mischief and trespassing. Diego Javier Torres was contacted Friday in Toledo and taken into custody, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

DOWNTOWN FIRE NIPPED

• A Saturday night fire at a glass blowing business in downtown Centralia was limited to a wall, a floor and some personal items when an “occupant” successfully extinguished the blaze before the fire department even arrived, according to Riverside Fire Authority. It happened about 10:35 p.m. on the 100 block of West Main Street at Art Glass, according to Assistant Chief Rick Mack. The damage to about a 20-square-foot area was estimated at $5,000, according to Mack. it apparently ignited when “oven mitts” were set on a combustible surface, Mack stated in a news release.

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Friday, April 6th, 2012

INTERRUPTED BURGLARY AT COUNTRY COUSIN

• An employee opening up Country Cousin restaurant in Centralia about 4 o’clock this morning encountered two masked subjects inside who quickly fled, according to police. They left through  back door and sped away in what was described as a light-colored “sporty” car, according to the Centralia Police Department. It wasn’t immediately determined what if anything was taken from the business on the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue, police said.

MAN JAILED FOR ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTING POLICE

• A 30-year-old man was arrested at his Centralia home when he reportedly scuffled with officers who arrived to investigate a dispute last night. Police were called just after 7 p.m. to the 2200 block of Cooks Hill Road because Jesse J. Wheeler had allegedly assaulted his fiance and, police say, he threatened officers and then lunged. When they “took him to the ground,” Wheeler struggled and an officer was kicked in the leg, according to the Centralia Police Department. Wheeler sustained what were described as minor injuries and was booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault. A potential charge of misdemeanor assault for grabbing his girlfriend is pending, according to police.

BURGLARY

• Someone ransacked a home on the 100 block of Cinebar Road in Cinebar sometime between last Friday and yesterday morning, according to a report made to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It wasn’t clear what if anything was stolen because the person reporting the incident was taking care of the home for its resident, an 81-year-old man who was at a nursing home, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A deputy was called about 9 p.m. yesterday to a home on the 3700 block of state Route 508 in Cinebar when a burglary was discovered. A television had been moved to near the front door and a surround sound system was noted as missing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The intruder had “looked though everything” in the home, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said.

• Police were called just before 4 p.m. yesterday to the report of a residential burglary at the 300 block of East Maple Street in Centralia. Approximately $7 was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Someone stole a black 1994 Lincoln Mark VIII while its owner was warming it up just before 8 o’clock yesterday morning in Centralia. The car missing from the 200 block of West Plum Street has a temporary tag in its back window, according to police.

• Police were called about 8:15 a.m. yesterday to the 1500 block of Lewis Street in Centralia where a red 1994 Isuzu was stolen during the night. The vehicle has a license plate of 962 TVW, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Chehalis police were called yesterday at 12:30 p.m. about a car prowl at the 2100 block of North National Avenue. Medication was taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 29-year-old Centralia man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine about 10:30 p.m. after contact with police on the 1300 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia. Conrad J. Perry was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called to the train depot about 1:10 p.m. yesterday where several outdoor light fixtures were broken, appearing to have been shot out with  BB gun. The loss is more than $1,000, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning they were called on Monday to a house on the 100 block of Prairie Lane in Salkum at which someone had shot yellow paint balls. The individual who called about the mess said it would cost probably $1,000 to fix because the home would have to be repainted, according to the sherif’s office.

DIESEL SPILL CLOSES MAIN STREET IN CHEHALIS

Chehalis Avenue was shut down at Main Street late yesterday afternoon after a semi truck leaving the Darigold plant ripped a hole in one of its fuel tanks and spilled diesel on the road. The fire department blocked the stream but not before an estimated 20 to 30 gallons ran into the storm drain, according to Fire Capt. Casey Beck. Responders used lots of so-called kitty litter and even shovels of dirt from next to the sidewalk to contain it and the state Department of Ecology was called in, Beck said.

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Thursday, April 5th, 2012

IDENTITY THEFT

• A 31-year-old Chehalis man was arrested yesterday for identity theft for reportedly using the name, birthdate and number from a social security card he found in Los Angeles some seven years ago. An investigation began earlier this week when a deputy was called by a police department in Manassas Park, Virginia about a 26-year-old resident there who said he’d learned someone who worked at Aluminite in Chehalis was using his social security number, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A check with the business in the Chehalis Industrial Park confirmed they had a worker employed under that identity, according to Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown. Jose Victor Azcunaga-Molina, 31, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to Brown.

STOLEN CAR FOUND IN TOLEDO

• A 36-year-old Toledo man was arrested for second-degree possession of stolen property yesterday after a deputy learned he had a stolen car on his property on the 100 block of Smokey Valley Road. Matthew Pettit was picked up on a warrant and a deputy overheard him mention a vehicle needed to be taken care of, leading to the discovery of a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer missing from Cowlitz County, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

DRUGS

• A 21-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop on the 800 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia early this morning. Mary L. Smith was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

WRECK

• Centralia police were called about 3 p.m. yesterday when a motorist ran off the road and struck a tree at East Reynolds Avenue and North Pearl Street. The incident led to only minor injuries, according to the Centralia Police Department.

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

DOG SHOT AFTER CHICKEN COOP ATTACK

• A Centralia man shot and killed a Chocolate Lab after his chickens were attacked yesterday on the 500 block of West Seventh Street, according to police. The 33-year-old resident called 911 about 7:50 p.m. and said he had caught a pair of dogs in his chicken coop but they ran off, Officer John Panco said. Officers were told the dogs reappeared and went toward or charged his wife and daughter who were on their front porch, according to police. That’s when he fired his shotgun, Panco said. The other canine, a white and rust colored mixed breed, fled. There were 20 chickens, but 14 are either dead or missing, Panco said. Police don’t yet know who the dogs owner’s are, according to Panco.

VW BUG LANDS ON ROOF

• Police were called about 1:30 p.m. yesterday when an unoccupied car on a Chehalis hillside rolled onto the roof of a garage. Nobody was hurt and the damage was minimal, Sgt. Gary Wilson said. It happened near the intersection of Northeast Terrace Road and Washington Avenue. Wilson said it either jumped out of gear or the parking brake wasn’t set. The owner of the Volkswagen bug and the garage were the same person, so no citation was issued, he said.

MAN VERSUS CAR

• A 19-year-old Chehalis man was arrested after he allegedly punched and dented a Honda Civic he said almost ran him over in a crosswalk on South Market Boulevard in Chehalis yesterday. Police called about 8:30 p.m. arrested Cory L. Hughes for second-degree malicious mischief and booked him into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

UNWELCOME PRUNING REPORTED

• A deputy was called yesterday to the 300 block of Sargent Road in Winlock following a discovery that someone had “topped” several trees belonging to a 82-year-old woman who lives there. A much as five feet had been cut from the upper portions of Sequoias and Alaska Blue Spruces, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The woman’s daughter said a neighbor had inquired about such work being done to improve their view, according to the sheriff’ office. Several no trespassing signs were torn down the night before, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said.

BURGLARY AND THEFT

• Someone broke into a home on the 100 block of Nikula Road in Winlock and stole numerous valuables including a LG3D television with Blu-ray video, an iPad, Coach purses and a Leo the Lion gold necklace as well as the 3D movies “Thor” and “Sesame Street”. The intruders got in through a kitchen window sometime between Thursday and Monday evening, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is almost $3,000.

• A resident on the 200 block of Tilley Road in Centralia returned from a trip yesterday to find the front door standing open and items scattered about inside, according to police. Someone had apparently broken in through a back door, according to the Centralia Police Department. Further details were not available.

• Three teenagers were arrested last night after Toledo residents awoke to someone trying to kick in their garage door. Deputies called just before 2 a.m. to the 300 block of Collins Road stopped a suspect vehicle in the area and the 19-year-olds from Toledo were arrested for attempted burglary, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Booked into the Lewis County Jail were Michael R. Raphael, Devon C. Durrant and Drew L. Dailey, according to the sheriff’ office.

• Police were called to the 1400 block of Jensen Avenue in Centralia last night to a complain that three checks had been stolen, some of which have been passed locally, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• The images of two girls were caught on security video stealing letters and numbers from a church sign by the road about 10:20 p.m on Monday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The thefts have been ongoing from the Trinity Christian Fellowship on the 100 block of Brockway Road outside Chehalis, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said. The pastor would like it to stop and want the items returned, according to Brown.

• Police were called about 10:15 a.m. yesterday about a car prowl on the 400 block of South Silver Street in Centralia. A purse and an iPod had been taken overnight, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM TO VEHICLE

• A 24-year-old Chehalis man who reported Monday night his vehicle’s tires were slashed called police again yesterday morning to say two more were slashed. It happened on Northwest North Street near Chehalis Avenue in Chehalis. It doesn’t appear random, according to police. “They didn’t get ‘em all the first time, so they did it again,” Sgt. Gary Wilson said. “That points to personal.”

MORE GRAFFITI AT PORT

• Centralia police were called back to the Port of Centralia off Galvin Road yesterday about more graffiti. The words “fear none” were spray painted on the outside of a building, according to Officer John Panco.

VEHICLE VERSUS TREE

• Centralia police and aid were called about 2 p.m. to the 900 block of North Tower Avenue yesterday when a pickup truck ran off the road and into a tree in someone’s front yard. The driver had no obvious injuries but was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital in case a medical issue may have caused the mishap, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

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Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

VANDALISM

• A deputy was called to the 100 block of Alpha Way in Onalaska about 3:20 a.m. yesterday after a 25-year-old Centralia man allegedly shattered the rear window of a Toyota Camry and then rammed it with his vehicle. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office says he had gone to the place where his estranged wife was staying and when she told him to leave, he damaged the car belonging to a 42-year-old man.

SHOT IN THE PARK

• A 15-year-old boy walking near the Borst Home in Centralia yesterday afternoon was shot in the arm by a BB gun, according to police. He felt it but didn’t see anyone around, according to officer John Panco. He went to the doctor and had it removed, Panco said.

DRUGS

• A 32-year-old woman was arrested for unlawful possession of Oxycontin after pills were found in her pocket and her purse when she was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant last night at the 1100 block of Grand Avenue in Centralia. Officers had been called there just after 7 p.m. about a dispute, according to the Centralia Police Department. Kenda L. Burrow was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• Three people were arrested for possession of marijuana when they were contacted by police about 5 p.m. yesterday at South Silver and West Walnut streets in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. A 33-year-old man was arrested at the same time for an outstanding warrant, according to police.

VEHICLES DAMAGED

• Centralia police were called about 9 a.m. yesterday to a parking lot on the 200 block of West Main Street where three vehicles were “keyed”, according to Centralia Police Department Officer John Panco.

• Police were called about 8:30 a.m. yesterday to the 200 block of South Pearl Street where the paint on two vehicles was damaged from getting “keyed” and a mirror was broken from a third, according to the Centralia Police Department.

GRAFFITI

• Somebody “tagged” a building and “tanks” at a business on the 2100 block of Foron Road in Centralia sometime between 3 a.m. Sunday and 10 o’clock the following morning, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Somebody spray painted the outside of a building a the Port of Centralia off Galvin Road over the weekend, according to a report made to the Centralia Police Department yesterday.

TIRES FLATTENED

• A 24-year-old Chehalis man called police just after 8 p.m. last night when he discovered two of the tires on his vehicle had been slashed while it was parked on the 300 block of Northwest North Street in Chehalis.

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Friday, March 30th, 2012

THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE EVENING

• Chehalis police were called to a real estate office on the 300 block of Northwest Park Street about 6 p.m. yesterday about a possible ghost in its attic. There was a loud noise heard from the upstairs, but as far as he could tell, no ghosts were found, Deputy Chief Randy Kaut said.

INTRUDER MAKES OFF WITH SUITS, CHAINSAW, LEXUS

• An abandoned car found off Centralia-Alpha Road yesterday led to the discovery of a burglary at the home where it belonged west of Chehalis. Deputies arriving at the home on the 100 block of Whitney Boulevard found the front door wide open and the interior ransacked, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Among the items missing were two Armani suits, a Calvin Klein jacket, a nine mm Makarov pistol, a Hank Aaron commemorative bat and a Stihl chainsaw, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss is estimated at $5,000, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said.

JEWELRY STOLEN FROM STORE

• Centralia police were called about 1:15 p.m. yesterday to a business on the 100 block of North Tower Avenue where several sterling silver rings were reported missing from a display case.

COMPUTERS SHOPLIFTED

• A case involving two stolen laptop computers from Wal-Mart and a pair of men from Centralia and Chehalis is being referred for possible charges of organized retail theft, the Chehalis Police Department said today. One incident was reported at the beginning of last week and yesterday officers following up learned a second had been taken, according to police.

POLICE: VANDALISM CAUGHT ON TAPE

• Police were called about 12:20 a.m. yesterday to the parking lot at a motel on the 700 block of Harrison Avenue where someone had busted out windows of a vehicle. Images captured on surveillance video led an officer to arrest a 30-year-old man later in the morning during a traffic stop on the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue, according to police. Seth P.E. Shamley was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief and also for third-degree driving with a suspended license, according to the Centralia Police Department.

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Thursday, March 29th, 2012

BURGLARY AND OTHER THEFT

• A deputy was called yesterday to a warehouse at Mossyrock Dam where someone had stolen nuts, bolts and an unknown number of six-foot-long “cooling cores”. An employee of Tacoma City Light said someone cut chains on a gate to get inside the property off Young Road then pulled back sheet metal siding to get inside, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Whoever it was apparently used a forklift to move large crate to a loading door, according to Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown. The cores which are tubular and have “fins” are used to cool generators at the dam. The dollar amount of the loss is not yet known, but they suspect the items were taken for their scrap value, Brown said.

• Police were called about 11 a.m. yesterday to a burglary at a home on the 900 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia. Taken was a violin and its case as well as a digital camera and other items, according to the Centralia Police Department. Someone had broken through the back door, according to police.

• A 50-inch flat screen television was stolen from a home on the 100 block of Hideaway Hills Lane in Centralia sometime between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A deputy was called yesterday evening to a burglary at a home on the 100 block of Sandy Boulevard in Centralia. Taken was a television, a Glock .40 caliber handgun and a portable safe containing passports, birth certificates, checks and other items, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A back door had been left unlocked, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Police were called about 7:30 p.m. yesterday to an apartment on the 600 block of Dobson Court in Chehalis after a firearm went missing. The HP semi-automatic pistol and its lock box belonging to a 21-year-old man were taken sometime during that day, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Several people had been in and out of the residence and a door had been unlocked, according to police.

• A deputy was called yesterday afternoon to the 100 block of Aumick Court in Vader after a property owner discovered his black dune buggy had been stolen. The Castle Rock resident told the deputy it was stored under an awning and must have been taken since Sunday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is estimated at $1,500.

• Fishing poles and a duffel bag were stolen from a shed on the 900 block of South Silver Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 11 a.m. yesterday. The lock had been cut, according to police.

• Chehalis police were called just after 5 p.m. yesterday to a car prowl on Southwest Ninth Street just west of Market Boulevard. Sunglasses and paperwork were taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department,

• Centralia police were called about 9:40 a.m. yesterday to a car prowl on the 300 block of West Summa Street. Nothing seemed to be missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 25-year-old man from Rochester was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after police went to a house on the 700 block of West Main Street in Centralia looking for someone with a warrant last night. Officers saw methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana near Cory R. Aldrich and booked him into the Lewis County Jail, according to Officer John Panco.

WRECK

• A 28-year-old Yelm resident was hospitalized after a single-vehicle wreck at Cousins and Twin Oaks roads west of Chehalis yesterday morning. The driver said she was traveling north and could not stop for a stop sign before her car hit an embankment and ended up in a field, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The unnamed driver had a mouth injury and chest pain, according to the sheriff’s office. Her car sustained moderate damage, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said. The driver was cited for no license, no insurance and for disobeying the traffic sign, Brown said.

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

POLICE: HOME SECURITY CAMERA PAYS OFF

• A Chehalis resident who kept finding medication missing from her home set up a surveillance system and yesterday morning soon after she left, a neighbor was caught on video coming into her house, according to police. It happened on the 400 block of Southwest William Avenue, Chehalis Police Department Sgt. Gary Wilson said. The system showed images of someone breaking into a portable safe and taking ADHD medicine, Wilson said. One pill was taken, he said. Arrested around 12:30 p.m. and then booked into the Lewis County Jail for residential burglary was Brandee L. Leal-Lopez, 29, of Chehalis, according to police.

COMPUTERS LIFTED FROM OFFICE

• Police were called yesterday morning to an insurance office on the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue where someone had broken a window to get inside and stole several computers. Some of the missing equipment was Dell brand, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MORE COMPUTERS STOLEN

• Someone broke in the front door to a residence on the 500 block of West Second Street in Centralia and stole a computer, according to a report made to police about 6:40 p.m. yesterday.

• Police were called about 4:30 p.m. yesterday to a burglary at a home on the 1100 block of G Street in Centralia. Missing was a Mac computer and an iPad, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VINO AND TOOLS BURGLED

• Somebody broke into a shop on the 100 block of Annonen Road near Vader and stole six bottles of wine, three bottles of “sparkling” wine, a saw and various hand tools, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The theft occurred sometime between Friday afternoon and yesterday morning, according to sheriff’s Cmdr. Steve Aust.

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Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

THEFT IN THE WOODS

• A deputy took a report yesterday morning from an employee of Meek Logging who said he returned after the weekend to find someone had cut the cables and stolen a battery from his bull dozer and loader parked out on the “5000 line” about two and half miles off Cooks Hill Road in Centralia, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is estimated at $850, the sheriff’s office said.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called to the 1500 block of Lewis Street in Centralia about 9:35 p.m. yesterday when a man saw a subject take a stereo from a vehicle and run away. A track with a police dog failed to locate the thief, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SECURITY CAMERA STOLEN

• A security video was stolen from a business on the 700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police just after 4 p.m. yesterday.

SLASHED TIRE

• Police were called about 12:35 a.m. today to the 700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia about a slashed tire to a parked car. A suspect was seen on security video from the Travel Lodge, according to the Centralia Police Department.

WRECK

• A 24-year-old Chehalis women was hospitalized with minor injuries after she rolled her Mitsubishi Eclipse on the 600 block of Logan Hill Road yesterday afternoon. A deputy called about 4:20 p.m. concluded she was westbound when she lost control and hit an embankment, causing the vehicle to roll onto its top, according to Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown. The damage to the car was extensive, Brown said.

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Monday, March 26th, 2012

LOST AND FOUND OUTSIDE PACKWOOD

• A 34-year-old Packwood woman was cold, wet and had a possibly sprained ankle after getting lost north of Packwood Friday and spending the night outside. She had gone for a walk about 4:30 p.m. behind her home in the High Valley area into the Butter Creek Canyon area, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. She called about 5:10 p.m. to say she was lost but then cell phone contact was lost, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said. The woman, whose name was not released, was found a little after 7 a.m. on Saturday, Brown said. She said her dog kept her warm, according to Brown.

UNDER CLOTHES MISSING

• Chehalis police were called about 6:15 p.m. yesterday about a burglary to an apartment on the 400 block of Northeast Jefferson Avenue. A woman said a drawer full of her underwear were missing. Further details were not readily available.

FIREARM STOLEN

• A deputy was called yesterday about the theft of a firearm from the 1300 block of Ferrier Road in Winlock. Someone got into a vacant house sometime after 8 p.m. on Saturday and left with a .22 caliber rifle, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

JEWELRY TAKEN FROM BEDROOM

• A deputy was called yesterday afternoon to the home of a 91-year-old Chehalis-area woman where someone had broken her sliding glass door, gone into her bedroom and stolen about 100 pieces of jewelry, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It happened on the 500 block of Brown Road East, the sheriff’s office reported. The loss is estimated at more than $1,000.

WALLET THEFT

• A 46-year-old was arrested for alleged theft and use of credit cards after Morton police were called Thursday night to the 500 block of Adams Avenue about a missing wallet. Leslie S. Matthews was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Morton Police Department.

CAR RUNS INTO ONY STORE

• A 32-year-old Salkum woman was arrested on Friday for hit and run for allegedly running her station wagon into the front of the Justus General Store on the 100 block of Main Street in Onalaska. It happened around 3:30 p.m. and her car struck a freezer out front, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The owner took down the license plate information and a deputy found her later at a location on Centralia Alpha Road, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said. Jenifer A. Wildman was found with a folding knife tucked in one boot and a butterfly knife in the other, Brown said. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of a dangerous weapon, hit and run and also obstruction as in the patrol car she kept taking off her seatbelt an moving her cuffed hands into the front of her, according to Brown. The damage to the store was not noted by the sheriff’s office.

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Sunday, March 25th, 2012

MINI BIKE WRECK INJURES ROCHESTER WOMAN

• A 32-year-old Rochester woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a motorcycle accident in the Little Rock area last night. Troopers were called about 5:20 p.m. to the 11,000 block of Waddell Creek Road where Kayla R. McKnight had lost control of a Honda 50cc off-road bike and landed in a ditch, according to the Washington State Patrol. She was not wearing a helmet, according to the state patrol. Update Monday March 26, 2012 at 12:19 p.m.: McKnight is listed in satisfactory condition this morning.

THEFT OF TAXI RIDE

• A police dog tracked down a 35-year-old man from Chehalis who left a taxi cab without paying early this morning in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officers arrived about 6:20 a.m. to the area of South Diamond and East Locust streets where they observed Charles E. Frenz who ran, according to police. He was apprehended by a K-9 and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

BURGLARY

• Police were called just before 7 o’clock this morning to an overnight burglary at a home on the 2400 block of Seward Avenue in Centralia.

• Someone broke into a residence on the 800 block of Landing Way in Centralia and ransacked a bedroom, according to a report made to the Centralia Police Department yesterday afternoon. A sliding glass door had been broken and a watch and other items were stolen, according to police,

• Police were called to a residence under renovation on the 600 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia yesterday afternoon where the front door had been kicked in. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police are investigating a burglary of a residence on the 400 block of South Washington Avenue. Somebody broke in some time between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Friday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called to a car prowl on the 700 block of Harrison Avenue on Friday night. Someone had gotten inside an unlocked vehicle and tried to steal a stereo, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A wallet and a purse were stolen from a vehicle at the in a parking lot on the 500 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia sometime on Friday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

911 SCAM

• Authorities are warning the public of a scam in which residents in Washington and several other states are getting phone calls from someone asking for payment for 911 services. The caller claims individuals must pay a fee to register their addresses in a database so responders can find their homes in an emergency, according to a message from Lewis County 911 manager Craig Larsen. Larsen said he isn’t aware of it happening locally but his message notes it is a scam; 911 services are funded through dedicated excise taxes on phone bills and other local government money.

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Friday, March 23rd, 2012

POLICE: MAN VANDALIZES CAR, HIDES IN ATTIC

• A 30-year-old man was found hiding in his attic after Centralia police got a search warrant because he refused to come out and talk with them last night about allegedly breaking the windshield on his ex-girlfriend’s car, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officers took Jonathan A. Lischka from his home on the 500 block of South Diamond Street and booked him into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree malicious mischief, according to police.

THEFT

• Chehalis police were called to the 1200 block of Southwest Elzina Street about 8:15 a.m. yesterday in which numerous items including appliances, a computer and a child’s playhouse were missing. The victim was moving out and still had some of her belongings in the home, according to police. There were no signs of forced entry, police said.

• Centralia police took a report about 8 o’clock yesterday morning of a purple 1996 Saturn stolen from the 400 block of North Ash Street. It has a license plate of AGU 1073, according to police.

• A four-wheeled electric scooter was reported stolen late yesterday afternoon from the 2500 block of Fords Prairie Avenue in Centralia, according to police.

• Chehalis police were called just before 5 o’clock this morning when a resident on the 100 block of Southwest 12th Street found a large neon beer sign in her front yard. It seemed to have been stolen and was taken away by an officer, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

LOCK DOWN

• Mossyrock schools were locked down briefly yesterday afternoon while law enforcement went to a home next door to arrest an individual wanted on a felony warrant. He was taken into custody; the lockdown was just precautionary, according to Mossyrock Officer Rebecca Sutherland.

NOT GUILTY PLEAS IN BANK HOLDUPS

• The two men charged with robbing a Chehalis bank after trying to hold up a nearby credit union over the weekend pleaded not guilty yesterday in Lewis County Superior Court. Robert T. Hendrickson, 23, of Centralia and Robert J. Hughes, 32, of Tenino, remain held in the Lewis County Jail on $150,000 and $250,000 bail respectively. Prosecutors allege Hendrickson went into Twin Star Credit Union on South Market Boulevard and was told they had no cash in their drawers and then went up the road to Chase Bank where he got approximately $2,276 from a teller. Prosecutors allege Hughes was the getaway driver. The two men were  apprehended a short time later when their car wrecked on a curve on Cooks Hill Road in Centralia. Their trial dates have been set for the week of May 14.

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

DRUGS

• A 25-year-old Rochester woman was arrested for possession of heroin and methamphetamine after contact with police about 11:20 p.m. last night at the 2400 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia. Officers went there looking for someone with a warrant and when Amanda D. Chamberlain saw them, she ran, according to police. Chamberlain also had an outstanding warrant, according to Officer John Panco. The suspected drugs were found inside her purse, he said. Chamberlain was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police arrested a 24-year-old woman for possession of suspected heroin after a traffic stop in the 500 block of Northeast Washington Avenue in Chehalis late yesterday afternoon. Indications of illegal activity led an officer to bring in a drug sniffing dog who discovered a loaded syringe on the floor board of the vehicle, according to police Sgt. Gary Wilson. Alyssa E. Taylor was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to Wilson.

THEFT

• Centralia police were called to the 500 block of South Tower Avenue just before 8 p.m. last night where a 17-year-old boy allegedly tried to steal two cans of beer from  a grocery store and fought with security personnel when he was stopped. He was booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for second-degree robbery.

WRECK

• A 21-year-old Chehalis man was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital with neck pain after his pickup was struck by a vehicle on Highway 603 at Brown Road East last night. A deputy called about 7 p.m. found the truck had rolled, hit a post and landed in the ditch, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Th pickup truck also collided with a Ford Expedition stopped at Shorey Road, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said. The 49-year-old driver of the other vehicle, a 2011 Lexus, was cited for failing to yield, Brown said.

SEX ABUSE

• Chehalis police arrested a 31-year-old Chehalis man last night for an incident of sexual abuse upon a young girl that took place in the unspecified past. Sean M. Klamn was arrested at a Chehalis home and booked into the Lewis County Jail for first-degree child rape, according to police. The age of the child or if the two knew each other were not revealed. However, under state law, the crime of first-degree rape of a child occurs if the victim is less than 12 years old and can involve the ordinary meaning of intercourse or any penetration however slight with an object or part of a person.

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Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

SPRING CLEANING SURPRISE

• The sheriff’s office was called yesterday when a 70-year-old Centralia woman cleaning out a trunk in her living room found a box labeled “Seventy commercial explosives, extremely dangerous.” A deputy arriving just before 1 p.m. to the home on the 1500 block of North Pearl Street was told she thought they were something used by her late husband about 20 years earlier, Lewis County Sheriff’s Office Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said. A bomb squad from the Washington State Patrol was called to dispose of the items, Brown said.

THEFT

• A deputy called yesterday morning to a well drilling business on the 900 block of Jackson Highway in Toledo learned someone had broken in probably just before 3 a.m. and stolen approximately $2,000 worth of various wiring, including wires cut from several machines, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Two Stihl chainsaws were stolen from the 300 block of Shanklin Road in Onalaska sometime between Monday and yesterday, according to a report made to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. They may have the words “McDaniel Telephone” engraved on the base, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said.

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Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

THEFT

• Police were called about 9:40 a.m. yesterday about a burglary to a home on the 100 block of North Gold Street in Centralia. It appeared someone had come in through an unlocked door while the resident was out for about an hour, according to police. Missing was an X-Box, games, a backpack and jewelry, including a bracelet and a ring, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called just before 11 o’clock last night to the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia about a car prowl. The owner saw a male inside the vehicle but he left before police arrived, according to the Centralia Police Department.  A stereo was taken, according to police.

• Someone took a wallet, a cell phone and an iPod from an unlocked truck parked at Toledo High School some time during during baseball practice between 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

WRECK

• A 21-year-old driver escaped injury when he lost control of his truck pulling a loaded car trailer this morning on Interstate 5 south of Chehalis. Troopers and aid called just before 11 a.m. to the northbound lanes near milepost 70 found the 1999 Ford F250 and its trailer had partially rolled, blocking the freeway, according to the Washington State Patrol. Two of the three cars dislodged from the trailer, according to the state patrol. All three looked wrecked, according to Lewis County Fire District 5. The pickup was totaled. Vladimir Kachankov, 21, of Battle Ground, was unhurt, the state patrol reported. His trailer had blown a tire causing him to lose control, according to the investigating trooper.

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Interstate 5 near milepost 70 is blocked by a truck and its car trailer. / Courtesy photo by Washington State Patrol

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Monday, March 19th, 2012

Updated at 5:54 p.m.

MUGGING

• Centralia police took a report overnight of an individual who said he blacked out in a local park and when he awoke, there were four men standing around him who demanded his money. He handed it over and they fled, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is associated with an address of the 100 block of South Silver Street. Further details were not readily available

ASSAULT

• A 26-year-old Ethel man was arrested after he allegedly attacked and choked his father on Sunday afternoon. Deputies called to a dispute on the 2200 block of U.S. Highway 12 just before 5 p.m. arrested Robert Donyes for second-degree assault but the Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office is evaluating the case for misdemeanor assault instead.

ILLEGAL KNIFE CONFISCATED

• Chehalis police called to a dispute on the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue just before 6 o’clock yesterday evening ended up arrested a 26-year-old man for possession of an illegal weapon. An officer found a butterfly knife in the pocket of Jeff D. Prindle of Chehalis, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Prindle was booked into the Lewis County Jail for the misdemeanor offense, Chehalis Sgt. Gary Wilson said.

PELLET GUN VERSUS CAT

• Police were called about 6:30 p.m. on Sunday to the 700 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue in Chehalis where a cat had reportedly been shot at close range with a pellet gun. Further details were not readily available.

THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday to the 1800 block of Southwest Ruzicka Drive about a burglary to a home. A computer was missing, and someone may have gotten inside through an unlocked slider, according to police.

• A deputy was called Friday to a vacant house on the 1000 block of Woodland Avenue in Centralia where the back door had been kicked in. Two lawn chairs were missing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Chehalis police were called about 8 o’clock Sunday morning about a break-in to a shed on Southwest Second Street. Someone had pried the metal siding away, according to police. It wasn’t clear what might have been stolen.

• A 1999 Dodge Caravan and several other items were stolen from a shop building on the 900 block of state Route 506 in Vader sometime between Friday and Saturday. Among the other missing valuables are a Honda boat motor, a pressure washer and a lawn mower, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is estimated at almost $5,000.

• A red Honda Dual Sport motorcycle was stolen from a shed on some vacation property on the 12000 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Packwood sometime during the week that ended on Friday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It has a license plate reading 386 592A. The ignition on another motorcycle there was damaged, the sheriff’s office reported. The loss is estimated at $1,500.

• A black 1990 Honda Accord was reported stolen from the 1000 block of Schueber Road in Centralia on Friday. The car, taken sometime overnight, has a license plate of 242 ZAW, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A maple tree and 11 newly planted trees were cut down on two different properties belonging to Sierra Pacific Industries at Telegraph and McClure roads in Vader, according to a report made to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.

• Centralia police took a report on Saturday of pain pills stolen from the 200 block of West Reynolds Avenue in Centralia.

• Two Selah resident were arrested at the White Pass Ski lodge on Friday after they were identified from security footage as responsible for recent thefts of a a pair of Rosignol skis and a snow board,  according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Allen D. Noble, 19 and Brett W. Dodward, 21, were booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree theft, the sheriff’s office reported.

• Centralia police were called yesterday morning about a vehicle prowl on the 200 block of East Chestnut Street. Tools had been taken overnight, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An Alpine CD player was taken from a vehicle on the 400 block of Roe Road in Winlock sometime between Friday and Saturday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Chehalis police were called Friday about a car prowl in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue, at Wal-Mart. It apparently occurred two days earlier.

WRECKS

• A 21-year-old woman from Winlock was hospitalized for facial lacerations and a sore back after the truck in which she was a passenger lost control and smashed into a car on the shoulder on Interstate 5 south of Chehalis on Saturday. Troopers called about 1:30 p.m. to the northbound lanes at milepost 66 concluded the drier of the truck, Santiago Ramirez-Hernandez, 35, of Winlock, was traveling too fast. His truck and the parked Toyota Camry were both described as totaled. His passenger, Herminia Santiago Santiago, 21, was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol.

• Troopers were called about 1:30 p.m. today to a single-vehicle collision on Interstate 5 near the Toledo-Winlock interchange, according to the Washington State Patrol. A 33-year-old driver from Edmonds was northbound and going too fast when she lost control of her car, went off the roadway to the west and came to rest on the inside shoulder, according to the state patrol. Gema I. Ebanks, of Edmonds, was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital with a back injury, according to the investigating trooper. Her 2003 Toyota was totaled.

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Friday, March 16th, 2012

DRUGS

• A 21-year-old motorist pulled over for speeding yesterday on U.S. Highway 12 near Ethel yesterday was arrested after two and half pounds of marijuana and 18 Ecstasy pills were found in his trunk. A trooper smelled marijuana and subsequently had a K-9 sniff the vehicle, according to charging documents. Samuel N. Daggett, 21, of Mountlake Terrace, showed a valid medical marijuana authorization, but said it was for an ailment the trooper understood not to be approved by the law, according to charging documents. Daggett was charged today with one count of possession of a controlled substance and a count of felony possession of marijuana. His father was in court and asked to co-sign a $25,000 unsecured bond for his release. Charging papers note Daggett said at the jail the amount authorities claimed was wrong, as he had just paid for two pounds of marijuana not two and a half pounds.

INDECENT EXPOSURE

• A 65-year-old man was arrested and jailed yesterday morning after two individuals saw him urinating in a parking lot across from R.E. Bennett Elementary School  in Chehalis about 10 a.m. A driver stopped in traffic told police he made no effort to hide his exposed (parts), according to charging documents. James L. Stephens, who is moving from Rochester to the 300 block of South Market – near where he was observed – was charged with felony indecent exposure because he has been previously convicted of a similar offense or a sex offense, according to authorities. Defense attorney Bob Schroeter told a judge this afternoon Stephens’ criminal history includes a 30-year-old conviction. It was first-degree rape, according to charging documents. He is a registered level three sex offender, according to Chehalis police. Stephens was released on a $15,000 unsecured bond.

FRAUD ONLINE

• A 19-year-old Chehalis woman called the sheriff’s office yesterday after she learned she’d been tricked out a $2,200 engagement ring set she tried to sell on Craigslist. After receiving what she thought was confirmation payment had been made into her PayPal account, she sent the goods via UPS to an address in California, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It turned out the email “confirmation” was fake, according to Brown. The sheriff’s office advises counterfeit payment confirmations can look authentic, but should be independently verified. It’s a common scheme they are seeing, according to Brown.

• A woman called Centralia police yesterday to report she was ripped off by a fake ad that popped up on her computer. It warned there was a virus and charged a fee to repair it, according to the Centralia Police Department. After she paid, she realized it was a scam, police reported. The amount stolen was not indicated by police.

THEFT AND BURGLARY

• Police were called about 6:45 p.m. yesterday to the 1600 block of West Mellen Street in Centralia where someone had apparently broken in to a home while the residents were away. Damage of an unspecified nature was found inside, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police took a report about 12:15 p.m. yesterday of a car prowl on the 100 block of South Silver Street in Centralia. A stereo was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

WRECKS

• Officers were called to a school bus hitting a parked vehicle about 3:25 p.m. yesterday at West First Street and North Washington Avenue in Centralia. Police said there were no injuries and the damage as minor.

• A truck driver was tracked down at a loading dock in the Port of Centralia after he reportedly backed up on Harrison Avenue to make his turn, twice striking a car behind him. A deputy called about 3:50 p.m. learned the 61-year-old driver from Rochester moved out his way after the first bump only to have him back up further and get her car again, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He told the deputy he heard a horn but was unaware of the collisions, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said. His Peterbilt  tractor-trailer rig was undamaged, but the Saturn sustained an estimated $3,000 damage, according to Brown. A Toyota Camry also somehow involved was not damaged, Brown said. The 75-year-old truck driver from Alberta, Canada was cited for hit and run, Brown said.

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Thursday, March 15th, 2012

ATTEMPTED DOG-NAPPING

• A resident of the 500 block of Jackson Street in Centralia called police about 10:15 a.m. yesterday after he caught someone trying to steal his St. Bernard. He had gone in the backyard to get his dog and spotted its back end going around the fence toward an alley “kind of struggling” according to police. He saw a guy pulling his dog away, grabbed the dog and then alleged dog-napper shoved him before running away, according to Officer John Panco.

THEFT

• A deputy took a report yesterday of several appliances stolen from a vacant house on the 500 block of South Street in Centralia. The victim is “Fannie Mae” and the contact person is an assistant from a real estate company. Missing was a hot water heater, a dishwasher, a double oven and range as well as the kitchen sink, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A deputy took a report yesterday evening of items stolen from a barn on the 100 block of Kahout Road in Curtis, including the metal coupala from atop the barn, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Also missing is a barber chair with a white cushion and stainless steel frame and 30 to 40 wood boards, according to the sheriff’s office. The theft occurred sometime between Jan. 2 and Saturday.

• Police responded to Oakview Elementary School in Centralia just after 3 o’clock this morning where a window had been broken and someone apparently went inside. Unknown if anything was missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DUI

• Centralia police arrested a man yesterday on the 1400 block of Lewis Street after he reportedly drove his truck through a neighbor’s yard then went inside a home and refused to answer the door when police knocked. His vehicle had caused “damage”, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officers got a search warrant and then found Zachary S. Gunderson, 30, hiding inside with Jason R. Moore Sr., 29, according to police. Gunderson was arrested for driving under the influence, obstruction and hit and run, according to police. Moore was arrested for obstructing.

WRECKS

• Centralia police responded to a two-car accident on the 2000 block of Northeast Kresky Avenue in Chehalis about 11:10 a.m. yesterday. While the damage to the vehicles was serious, the injuries were not, according to Chehalis police. One driver had turned in front of the other, Sgt. Gary Wilson said.

• Deputies didn’t find a driver when they responded yesterday morning to a wreck on the 300 block of Big Hanford Road outside Centralia. A 1999 Plymouth had struck a guard rail and gone into a ditch, sustained an estimated $1,000 damage, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It was towed.

STOVE FIRE

• Firefighters were called about 9:20 a.m. yesterday to a kitchen fire at a dental office on the 2400 block of Borst Avenue in Centralia. The damage was limited to an electric range, according to Riverside Fire Authority.

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Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

MAN JAILED AFTER HOSTILE ACTIONS TOWARD PET, VEHICLE

• Deputies were called to a home on the 1200 block of North Fork Road east of Chehalis about 9:20 p.m. yesterday after a man allegedly kicked a small cat across a porch and threw a brick at his ex’s car. A 45-year-old woman said they’d separated about three weeks earlier and he came knocking, wanting her to come back to him, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. She told him to leave, shut the door and then watched as he kicked the animal and damaged the car, according to the sheriff’s office. A deputy subsequently contacted Michael T. Gleason, 48, of Chehalis, and booked him into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree malicious mischief, domestic violence, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said. The case was also referred to the prosecutor’s office for a possible charge of animal cruelty. Brown didn’t have details on the cat’s condition. The damage to the Mercury Cougar was estimated at $750, Brown said.