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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
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BREAK-IN CENTRALIA

• An alarm drew deputies to a business on the 2800 block of Harrison Avenue about 11:30 p.m. yesterday where they found a large broken window on the east side of the building and discovered a $100 was stolen from an office, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BREAK-IN CHEHALIS

• Police were called yesterday afternoon about a garage burglary at the 100 block of Northeast Summit Road in Chehalis. A tool box is missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called at 8:50 a.m. yesterday about a break-in to a garage on the 100 block of Northeast Fair Oaks Terrace. A bicycle and a cart were stolen, but were found a short distance away, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

PORCH PILFERING

• A jacket, a radio and a machete were stolen from a back porch on the 1300 block of Central Boulevard in Centralia, according to a report made to police at 10:30 a.m. yesterday.

CAR PROWL

• Someone got inside a vehicle at the 1100 block of Mellen Street and stole the registration, according to the Centralia Police Department. The vehicle was locked inside a garage at the time, according to police.

• Centralia police were called about 4:30 p.m. yesterday to the 400 block of Yew Street where someone prowled a vehicle. There are no suspects, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• Police were called to Chehalis Middle School yesterday regarding two girls allegedly in possession of marijuana. They were released into the custody of the school and their cases are being forwarded to juvenile prosecutors for charging, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Two people were hurt and four vehicles damaged when an oversized load on a semi truck hit the Koontz Road overpass on Interstate 5 in Napavine yesterday. Troopers called about 11:30 a.m. found that concrete from the bridge fell onto or collided with the 2016 Kenworth, a motorhome, a sport utility vehicle and also a car driven by a 55-year-old Toledo woman. A man from Victoria British Columbia and his passenger were injured, but not transported to the hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. Debris from the overpass blocked two of the southbound lanes and the bridge shut down for inspection, according to the state patrol. Mark J. Lautenslager, 53, from Tacoma, was to be cited for first-degree negligent driving, the investigating trooper reports.

• Firefighters and deputies were called about 6:20 p.m. yesterday after a car missed a stop sign in Onalaska and drove down a ravine. It happened at Jorgensen and Burnt Ridge roads and a passerby had already rescued the driver, according to Lewis County Fire District 1. “I guess she happened to come up on it and helped the guy out of the car,” Fire Chief Andrew Martin said. “Which was fairly unstable and 10 to 15 feet down there.” The driver was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, mainly as a precaution, Martin said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, reckless driving; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, hit and run, misdemeanor theft, domestic malicious mischief, credit card fraud, unfounded reports, suspicious circumstances, collision on county road … and more.

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One lane was shut down for about an hour while the car was pulled from a ravine in Onalaska. / Courtesy photo by Lewis County Fire District 1

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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SENIOR CITIZEN JAILED FOR METH

• A 77-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for both possession and delivery of methamphetamine yesterday afternoon at the 2000 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia. Nelson R. Berquist was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called about 4:30 p.m. yesterday regarding fraudulent activity on a credit card in connection with a location on the 1300 block of Lum Road.

FREEWAY TRAFFIC IMPACTED

• Two lanes of southbound Interstate were closed near Napavine after a vehicle hauling an oversized load struck the Koontz Road overpass just before noon today. Additionally, Koontz Road at the bridge was shut down, according to the state Department of Transportation. Engineers will inspect the structure and determine if repairs are needed before it reopens to traffic, according to DOT. Drivers were advised to use alternate routes and plan for extended delays through the area.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence; responses for shoplifting, hit and run, graffiti on a fence … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, December 7th, 2015
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ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• It was a medical issue that caused an elderly woman leaving the gas pumps at the 600 block of Harrison Avenue to accelerate and crash into the back end of a taco bus late Friday afternoon, according to the Centralia Police Department. The impact was great enough the driver’s air bags deployed and the bus was knocked sideways, according to the Centralia Police Department. There was damage both inside and outside the bus, but the person inside was not hurt, according to police. The driver, in her 80s, was transported to the hospital, police said.

• Police were called about 6:10 p.m. on Friday after a train struck a vehicle near Northwest Prindle and Front streets in Chehalis. Aid was not needed because nobody was injured, according to authorities. Further details were not readily available.

• A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized with a possible concussion after an incident inside a school bus in which his head was struck on a part of the bus. Police called about 11:45 a.m. on Friday were investigating the case as a fourth-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department. It occurred between the middle school and high school in Centralia, according to police.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Centralia police contacted a 30-year-old Tacoma resident yesterday in connection with alleged trafficking of stolen property. Ryan A. Nayran was booked into the Lewis County Jail in the case associated with the 1000 block of South Tower Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called just after 6 o’clock this morning by a female who reported someone used her debit card in an attempt to make purchases of more than $600 on Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

• A ring was reported stolen from the 800 block of Eshom Road in Centralia on Friday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• A truck reported stolen in Chehalis turned up abandoned in a parking lot on the 1800 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia on Saturday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 9:30 a.m. yesterday about a nail gun stolen from the trunk of a vehicle at the 1300 block of Rose Street in Centralia.

• Chehalis police were called Friday night to the 400 block of Southwest McFadden Avenue in Chehalis regarding a vehicle prowl.

ALLEGATION INVESTIGATED

• Chehalis police were called about 8:35 p.m. on Friday about possible sexual misconduct involving a teenage girl. A possible incident from a couple of months ago is being investigated, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND FROM MORTON

• Officers responded to a complaint of a suspicious person at the 200 block of Westlake Avenue in Morton at about 2 o’clock last Thursday morning.  The reporting party thought they heard a loud noise in the room next door, according to police.  After officers contacted the individual next door, it was determined that they had just shut the door too hard. The officer cleared the area.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, misdemeanor assault, attempt to elude, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly persons, hit and run, civil issue, harassment, runaway juvenile, suspected panhandling, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, vehicle into ditch off county road … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, December 4th, 2015
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REPEAT AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called just before 9 p.m. yesterday by a 40-year-old woman who said her 1995 Dodge Ram pickup truck had been stolen. A department spokesperson said that according to the officer’s written report, the woman said it happened between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. and she had been out looking for it and found it, but couldn’t get it started. The report says she went to get help and when she returned, it had been stolen again, spokesperson Linda Bailey said. It’s not clear where it was taken from in either instance, but it’s description has been entered into a law enforcement database for stolen vehicles, according to Bailey. The license plate reads C75070D, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

WARRANT, GUN AND DRUGS

• A 29-year-old Centralia man picked up on a warrant yesterday was also found in possession of a suspected stolen rifle and drugs, according to the Centralia Police Department. Francisco T. Lamas was contacted about 11:25 a.m. at the 700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

WARRANT AND DRUGS

• A 47-year-old man walking along the 1700 block of state Route 508 in Onalaska at about 4:20 p.m. yesterday turned out to have a warrant and when he was searched, a small baggie with suspected methamphetamine turned up, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Steve W. Tower, described as transient, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

DRUGS

• A 26-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with an officer about 9:30 p.m. yesterday at the 100 block of North Tower Avenue. Tristan House booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• A 24-year-old Centralia man sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries yesterday morning when the vehicle in which he was a passenger collided with a tree on South Street near Woodland Avenue in Centralia. Firefighters responding at 9:20 a.m. learned the driver of the sport utility vehicle had left the scene, according to Riverside Fire Authority. The patient was extricated and transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the fire department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, shoplifting, collision on city street, suspicious circumstances … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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Updated at 2:31 p.m.

THEFT CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called just before noon yesterday to a business at the 1100 block of View Avenue where a tip jar had been stolen. A suspect was observed on security video taking the money, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police yesterday arrested a suspect in connection with a wallet lost and then picked up the day before at a convenience store on the 400 block of West Main Street. Victor A.L. Whalen, 49, from Centralia, was was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree theft, according to the Centralia Police Department. Whalen was identified while officers were at a residence looking for other people, according to police.

THEFT CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called just before 11 p.m. yesterday when a male reported a missing bank card and money removed from his account.

DRUGS

• A 36-year-old Toledo man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after being contacted by an officer about 11:25 p.m. yesterday at the 700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. Joshua Williams was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 8:20 a.m. yesterday to W.F. West High School in Chehalis regarding a student who allegedly was in possession of marijuana. The case was forwarded to prosecutors for charging, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Someone slashed three tires on a vehicle parked at the 700 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday.

ON THE ROAD

• Police and aid responded about 4:10 p.m. yesterday after a driver suffering a medical issue struck several parked cars and did significant damage to a porch on a home on the 800 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Aid and troopers responded to a collision about 7:15 a.m. today on southbound Interstate 5 near milepost 68. Further information was not readily available.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, protection order violation, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, hit and run, reckless driver, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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KNIFE THREAT IN ALLEY LEADS TO ARREST

• A 35-year-old man who allegedly pulled out a hunting-type knife with a 10- to 12-inch blade during an argument with three individuals in an alley way yesterday in Centralia was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail. Officers called about 10:30 a.m. to the area off the 500 block of North Tower Avenue were told he made threats to kill them, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officer Buddy Croy said he didn’t know exactly what was said, but the disagreement had to do with someone not liking the way somebody talked to each other. “At some point, someone was able to get it out of his hand, and that stopped everything,” Croy said. The suspect walked off but was located, according to Croy. Nobody was injured, he said. Jesse O. Martin, from Sedro Woolley, was arrested for attempted first-degree assault and felony harassment.

STOLEN CREDIT CARD LOCATED ON ARRESTEE

• A suspected shoplifter at the 500 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia yesterday was found in possession of a stolen credit card and methamphetamine, according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect gave an arriving officer someone else’s name instead of his own, according to police. Daryl P. McCrory, 25, of Oakville, was arrested following the approximately 11 a.m. contact, according to police. The officer figured out it was the wrong name based on previous contacts. McCrory was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree theft, identity theft and possession of methamphetamine.

STOLEN WALLETS

• Centralia police called about 11:15 a.m. yesterday by a male who noticed his wallet was no longer in his pocket located security video at a convenience store that showed it fell out and someone else picked it up. The images from the business on the 400 block of West Main Street show the male handed it to another male inside the store who was observed rummaging through the wallet and taking items, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called to a restaurant on the 1500 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue about 10 p.m. yesterday after an employee discovered her wallet was missing out of her purse.

VANDALISM

• A shopper at the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue contacted police about 3:15 a.m. today after finding two tires on his sport utility vehicle had been slashed, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, resisting arrest, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, failure to transfer vehicle title, operating motor vehicle with required interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, hit and run, civil problems, collision on city street, suspicious circumstances … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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FRAUD, FRAUD, FRAUD

• Centralia police were contacted yesterday morning about a credit card stolen in Thurston County getting used to purchase gasoline in Centralia, in connection with the 1200 block of Mellen Street. Police are investigating to obtain possible suspect information, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were contacted yesterday morning by an individual who reported they nearly got ripped off in a transaction being conducted related to Craigslist. They caught it before they were scammed, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning by a person who discovered someone used their information to remove money from their bank account.

BURGLARY ASHFORD

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning a shop building, pump house and home in the Ashford area were all burglarized and among the missing items are two chainsaws and a quad. A friend of the out-of-state owner reported it and what all was stolen won’t be known until the owner makes a list, according to the sheriff’s office. It happened on property at the 300 block of Skate Creek Road North, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 9:10 a.m. yesterday to the 900 block of G Street where the resident reported someone stole several games and gaming systems during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department. The victim was in the process of moving out and not there when it happened, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 6:45 p.m. yesterday following the discovery of a vehicle theft from the 300 block of Southeast Valley View Way. Missing is a 2001 Hyundai, with a license plate of ATL 2655, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A rental truck stolen over the weekend from a business on the 1000 block of South Gold Street in Centralia turned up about 7:40 p.m. yesterday in Chehalis. An officer called to the 100 block of Southeast Sixth Street for a disorderly person wanted on a warrant subsequently contacted David C. Rahnert, 38, from Centralia, and arrested him for first-degree possession of stolen property, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The vehicle was a 2015 Ford van, according to police. Rahnert was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

ASSAULT

• A 44-year-old Longview resident who allegedly kicked an officer after he was placed in the back seat of a patrol car was arrested last night for third-degree assault. Allen Baker was booked into the Lewis County Jail following contact with the officer about 11:20 p.m. at the 200 block of North Buckner Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• Centralia police were called about 11:15 a.m. yesterday to the 800 block of Eshom Road where a high school student was allegedly found in possession of marijuana. The case is being referred to juvenile prosecutors for charging, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• A 46-year-old log truck driver said an elk came onto the road yesterday morning, causing his load to shift and the trailer to tip over. It happened about 7:25 a.m. along the 1100 block of Fall Road outside Randle, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office  The driver, from Aberdeen, was unhurt and his 2014 Kenworth was not damaged, according to the sheriff’s office. The 2015 trailer sustained minor damage, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, trespassing, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving with no license; responses for alarm, hit and run, telephone harassment, parking complaint, suspicious circumstances … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, November 30th, 2015
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ASSAULT

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 8 p.m. report yesterday from the area near Mellen Street and Airport Road where a victim said he was beat up and his property stolen. He refused however to press charges, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Officers responded to an alleged assault at the 200 block of Fourth Street in Morton at about 10:50 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The case is still under investigation, Morton police reported this morning.

THEFT CENTRALIA

• Police were called about 1:20 p.m. yesterday to the 500 block of West Pine Street in Centralia regarding an air compressor stolen sometime in the previous several days.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 2 p.m. yesterday after an individual ran two males out of his backyard on the 600 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue and discovered his truck had been broken into. Missing were a pair of black Oakley sunglasses and a case with several lenses, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A black digital Fuji camera and a handful of SD cards were stolen from a vehicle parked at the 400 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue, according to a report made to police about 7:30 p.m. last Wednesday. It is a FinePix SD2800 HD Series model, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 5:10 p.m. on Wednesday to Chase Bank on the 600 block of South Market Boulevard where someone had shot the ATM with either a BB gun or pellet gun and rendered it unusable, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 9:30 a.m. on Saturday to the 600 block of Northwest Pennsylvania Avenue where someone had egged a vehicle. Several other vehicles in the area were targeted as well, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND FROM MORTON

• Officers responded to a family dispute at the 100 block of Aberdeen Road about 7:30 a.m. yesterday.  The individuals were contacted and transported to a relative’s residence, according to the Morton Police Department.

UPDATE TO CHS THREAT

• Centralia High School’s principal informed parents yesterday that the Nov. 9 incident in which a threatening message was found written on a desk has been solved and “those” involved removed from school and are facing legal consequences for their actions. Unlike a somewhat similar find on Oct. 2 that prompted an hours-long search of students and the campus – and cancellation of a homecoming assembly – classes proceeded on Nov. 10, but all those entering the school were to be searched.

CHIMNEY FIRE

• Firefighters called about 2:15 p.m. yesterday to a fire at the 200 block of Devereese Road outside Chehalis found a chimney fire and extinguished it. The residents returned home to find smoke, according to Lewis County Fire District 6. District spokesperson DJ Hammer said there was no structural damage and it appeared buildup from the old chimney ignited, even though the fireplace and chimney had been re-done.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, no-contact order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, barking dogs, runaway juvenile, suspicious circumstances, collision on county road … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Sunday, November 29th, 2015
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OFF THE ROAD

• A 21-year-old Mossyrock resident was injured in an overnight single-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 12 near Ethel. Troopers called at 1:07 a.m. to milepost 71 report Danielle A. Young was traveling eastbound when her car left the roadway to the right, struck a dirt embankment and then rolled, coming to rest among some trees. Young was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. She had been wearing a seat belt, according to the state patrol. She was to be cited for driving under the influence. Her 2007 Mazda 3 was described as totaled.

• A 36-year-old Glenoma woman was also cited for driving under the influence after she wrecked her Ford Bronco this morning on U.S. Highway 12 about two miles west of Randle. Troopers called at 10:10 a.m. found Lashawna J. Wolf was westbound when she drifted toward the shoulder, overcorrected and rolled, landing in the ditch. Wolf was injured and taken to Morton General Hospital,  according to the Washington State Patrol. Her vehicle was totaled. She too had been wearing a seat belt, according to the state patrol. Wolf was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance, the investigating trooper reports.

DRUGS

• A 27-year-old Centralia resident was arrested overnight for trafficking stolen property and possession of methamphetamine. Police made contact with Stephanie Case at the 600 block of Harrison Avenue about 12:50 a.m. and then booked her into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 6:15 a.m. today about a power saw and flashlight stolen from a trailer at the 1700 block of West Reynolds Avenue. Someone cut the lock to get in, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

• Centralia police responded about 9:45 a.m. yesterday to the 200 block of North Pearl Street where a male was seen trying to open the drive-up window at a bank. No arrest was made, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, protection order violation, driving under the influence; responses for domestic misdemeanor assault, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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THANKSGIVING DISRUPTIONS

• Centralia police used a Taser to subdue a man who allegedly tried to reach for a knife he was carrying after attempting to eat a baggie of methamphetamine while he was being detained by police for an alleged assault of his girlfriend. Officers responding to the approximately 3 p.m. call on Thursday at the 700 block of H Street booked Russell E. Charnell III, 33, of Centralia, into the Lewis County Jail for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A garage was reported burglarized about 4 a.m. on Thursday at the 800 block of South Gold Street in Centralia.

THANKSGIVING EVE RACING

• Alexx J. Pouge, 18, of Rochester was arrested after he was contacted on Harrison Avenue for allegedly racing at about 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Pouge was issued a criminal traffic citation and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWLS

• Centralia police were called at 8:20 p.m. yesterday to the 500 block of Hunt Street where an individual reported the theft of their purse from their vehicle.

• A purse was reported stolen from a vehicle at the 1300 block of Logan Street yesterday, according to a report made to the Centralia Police Department at 8 p.m.

• Police were called about 12:25 p.m. yesterday to the 200 block of East Main Street in Centralia where they were told an individual jumped a fence and stole a stereo from a parked vehicle.

• An iPod was stolen from a parked vehicle at the 200 block of Downing Road, according to a report made to police at about 2:45 p.m. Thursday.

• Tools were stolen from a truck at the 1100 block of Creekside Court in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 11 a.m. on Thursday.

BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING WITH COUNTERFEIT MONEY

• A white male suspect described as having Justin Bieber-style hair, passed fake $100 bills at two different businesses at the Centralia Outlets yesterday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CRIME STOPPERS OF LEWIS COUNTY

• Two early morning smash and grab burglaries within an hour of each other at businesses in Toledo and Centralia last Sunday are believed to have been committed by the same suspects, according to law enforcement. Crime Stoppers of Lewis County reports security videos from both locations show the pair were driving a small dark colored pickup truck. Deputies responding to a 3:30 a.m. alarm at the Shell station on the 100 block of Mulford Road arrived to find the front glass door broken and merchandise on the ground. At 4:30 a.m., Centralia police responded to an alarm at a convenience store on the 100 block of Harrison Avenue and also found the front door glass door broken. Crime Stoppers is looking for tips and notes anonymous calls can be made to 1-800-748-6422 or information may be shared online at www.lewiscountycrimestoppers.org

ON THE ROAD

• Firefighters were called about 5:15 p.m. yesterday to the parking lot at Sunbird Shopping Center on North National Avenue in Chehalis where a car came to rest upside down. Chehalis Firefighter Jay Birley said he wasn’t certain how it happened, but said the driver was uninjured.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving without a license, driving with suspended license, operating a vehicle without a required interlock device; responses for shoplifting, hit and run, vandalism, misdemeanor theft, collision on city street … and more.

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Friday evening at Sunbird Shopping Center in Chehalis. / Courtesy photo by Juan Martinez

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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WINDOW FIRED UPON IN CENTRALIA

• A resident at the 1000 block of South Gold Street reported just before 5 p.m. yesterday her window was damaged by a BB which may have been fired from a passing vehicle. Centralia police indicated this morning they have no suspect information.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were contacted about 7:21 a.m. today regarding a vehicle stolen from the 900 block of North Tower Avenue. No further information was immediately available.

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning about a 1985 Toyota pickup truck which had been stolen from where it was parked on the 100 block of Northwest State Avenue. The vehicle is multi-colored and has a license plate reading B26104S, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police were called just before noon yesterday about a vehicle stolen from the parking lot at Wal-Mart in Chehalis, however, it wasn’t.

MASS TOOLS MISSING

• A 53-year-old man yesterday reported a burglary to his shop at the 100 block of Morris Road in Randle, in which numerous high end tools including commercial laser levels were stolen. A list is being compiled, but the victim said multiple complete tool boxes were taken, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Among the missing items are automotive tools and millwright tools, according to the sheriff’s office. The break-in occurred sometime since Oct. 3, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called to the 1300 block of Lum Road in Centralia about 9:20 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle which had been broken into during the day there. A backpack containing school materials was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called just after 1 p.m. yesterday following the discovery a car’s Les Schwab battery had been removed during the night at the 500 block of South Market Boulevard.

• A 52-year-old man who left his vehicle at work overnight because it wouldn’t start returned yesterday to discover someone got inside and destroyed its ignition, apparently trying to steal the vehicle. Two tires and 10 lug nuts were missing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It happened at the 12000 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Packwood and the tires were subsequently located nearby, according to the sheriff’s office.

IDENTITY THEFT

• An individual called police yesterday morning from a motel on the 200 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue in Chehalis about stolen personal information. The case is being investigated, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 21-year-old Centralia resident arrested about 8:45 a.m. yesterday on an outstanding warrant was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Garrett A. Hylton was contacted by an officer at Tower Avenue and Jefferson Street and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called about 3:30 p.m. yesterday to the 900 block of South Scheuber Avenue because a 26-year-old woman allegedly damaged breaking items in a hospital room valued at more than $1,000. The case involving the Centralia woman is being forwarded to prosecutors for a potential charge of second-degree malicious mischief, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police responded to a morning report yesterday of tagging in numerous places of a building on the 500 block of North Iron Street. The investigation has been forwarded to detectives to see if it can be linked to a certain individual, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, trespassing, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, complaint that a residence has garbage piling up outside  … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Updated at 2:22 p.m.

POLICE: TEEN POINTS GUN, FIRES IT INSIDE FRIEND’S HOME

• A 16-year-old boy was arrested yesterday after he allegedly pointed a gun at his friend’s father and another man inside a Chehalis home and fired at a refrigerator, knocking magnets off its door. Officers called about 2:45 p.m. about the incident at the 900 block of Southwest 21st Avenue were told the teen and the young adult son then left on foot, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said after the suspect was seen at the 1800 block of Snively Avenue near the high school fields, he ran off into some woods and the area was surrounded. A police dog was called but the 16-year-old Chehalis resident was taken into custody before the K-9 was deployed, Wilson said. Police did not find a gun, which the victims said was a 22 pistol, Wilson said. Because the one shot didn’t leave a hole in the refrigerator, it’s possible it was instead a type of air-propelled pellet gun, he said. The teen, whose name was not released because he is a juvenile, was arrested for two counts of second-degree assault and booked at the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, according to Wilson. It wasn’t really clear what might have prompted the gun play, according to Wilson.

TRICKED OUT OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS

• An officer was called yesterday morning by a middle-aged woman at the 1400 block of Johnson Road in Centralia who reported she was out several thousand dollars after agreeing over the Internet to receive money from them and send checks out to other people on their behalf. Officer Buddy Croy said he believed it was a typical scam in which the victim received a check or money order or something similar and deposited it, but the funds were not there. “All that money she sent out, she’s now responsible for, to the bank,” Croy said. “Money lures a lot of people.” He repeated the warning that so many have heard before: “If it sounds to good to be true, it is.”

TOOLS STOLEN

• Centralia police were called yesterday to the 1000 block of H Street following the discovery a garage was burglarized. Missing from sometime during the previous two weeks were tools, according to the Centralia Police Department.

COMPUTERS STOLEN

• The Winlock School district reported a burglary yesterday at the Apollo School on the 400 block Arden Street. Somebody entered and removed laptops from the class rooms, according to the Toledo Police Department. They are investigating, according to the police chief.

STOLEN VEHICLE

• Centralia police were called about 8:15 a.m. yesterday to the 1300 block of Logan Street about a stolen vehicle that was later recovered locally, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A deputy responded to an approximately 8:50 a.m. call yesterday about a stolen vehicle discovered at the end of Buckley Road northeast of Toledo. The 2007 Honda Pilot was in good shape and had been missing from Clark County, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called just before 3 p.m. yesterday about an overnight vehicle prowl at the 400 block of East Magnolia Street in Centralia. Taken were documents and unspecified miscellaneous items, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Jacob W. Stute, 29 of Chehalis, was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief after he was seen breaking a window of a vehicle in the parking lot at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road about 11:40 p.m. yesterday. Stute was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ASSAULT AT MEDICAL FACILITY

• A 63-year-old Centralia resident who allegedly struck a medical professional at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road yesterday evening was arrested for third-degree assault. Officers called about 5:25 p.m. booked Steven G. Thurman into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

TRESPASSING

• Chehalis police were called to a vacant resident on Northeast Coal Creek Road near North National Avenue yesterday morning after its owner discovered pry marks on a door and muddy shoe prints inside. Northing appeared to be missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

ANIMAL GUTS

• An officer was called to the 700 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue in Chehalis yesterday morning after a resident found next to their garbage a bag containing “cut up deer.” The officer checked it and it indeed was the leftovers from cleaning a deer, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, unfounded report … and more.

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Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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Updated at 12:46 p.m.

SMASH AND GRAB

• An officer responding to an alarm at 4:30 a.m. yesterday at a convenience store on the 100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia found someone had smashed out the front door glass and stolen numerous items. The case was referred to detectives for follow up, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Deputies responding to an alarm just after 3:30 a.m. yesterday at a gas station on the 100 block of Mulford Road outside Toledo arrived to find the front glass door broken and merchandise on the ground. Surveillance video showed two males entering the business and then removing items, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is estimated at $1,500 but a list is still being investigated, according to the sheriff’s office. The damage to the door is listed at $1,000, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. The intruders were wearing dark jackets, blue jeans and gloves and their faves were covered, according to Breen.

RESIDENTIAL THEFT CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 8:30 a.m. yesterday a house on the 600 block of Lakeshore Drive to take a report of a burglary. The victims called police after noticing a container full of coins and a wallet was missing from their bedroom, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Someone stole a package from the front of a residence on the 700 block of G Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 1:20 p.m. on Friday.

RESIDENTIAL THEFT CHEHALIS

• Police were called about 6:15 p.m. on Saturday to a location on Southeast Washington Avenue in Chehalis about possible stolen checks. The case is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FARM THEFT

• Sometime in the two weeks before Friday, someone stole a large spool of irrigation hose plus two large sprinkler heads from the 100 block of Donahoe Road outside Chehalis. The loss is listed at $4,000, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

AUTO THEFT

• A 48-year-old Centralia man observed by an officer driving a stolen vehicle yesterday about 10:30 a.m. at the 1700 block of Hillview Road in Centralia was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle as well as possession of methamphetamine. Kelly O. Moran was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• An officer was called just after 5 o’clock yesterday morning to the 500 block of Northeast Washington Avenue in Chehalis following the discovery someone stole a tool box from the back of a parked truck.

• Chehalis police were called about 7 p.m. on Saturday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 100 block of North Market Boulevard. Taken was a cell phone left on the front seat of the unlocked vehicle, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police were called to the 2800 block of Russell Road in Centralia on Saturday about an overnight vehicle prowl. A radio was taken from the pickup truck, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ASSAULTS

• A 20-year-old woman getting picked up for a warrant at about 8:40 p.m. on Saturday at the 700 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia allegedly kicked an officer as she was resisting arrest. Eternity R.E. Bock, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 22-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for fourth-degree assault after allegedly pepper spraying an individual during a fight at the 200 block of Railroad Avenue in Centralia on Saturday evening. Officers responding about 6:15 p.m. the altercation in front of the train station arrested Tyler A. Reeves, issued him his citation and then released him, according to the Centralia Police Department. A 17-year-old boy involved allegedly tried to physically block an officer from going into the public entrance of an apartment complex, according to police. A case for the teen will be referred to juvenile prosecutors for obstructing, according to police.

DRUGS

• A 19-year-old motorist contacted last night at 11 p.m. on North Gold Street in Centralia was cited for a “trip permit” violation as well as being in possession of marijuana. Police arrested, issued the citation and then released Quinn M. Rector of Chehalis, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 35-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested around 1:10 a.m.  yesterday following contact with an officer at the park and ride lot on the 800 block of West Main Avenue in Chehalis. Inside the vehicle in plain view were suspected drug-related items, including suspected heroin and methamphetamine, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Jennifer R. Brown was arrested for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, according to police.

• A 26-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and an outstanding warrant after contact with police just after 8 p.m. on Friday at the 700 block of M Street in Centralia. Alisha A Holmes was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SUSPICIOUS FIRE

• Detectives were asked to determine if a fire that damaged the exterior of a building in Centralia on Saturday evening was arson or just reckless burning. An officer called about 6:45 p.m. to the 400 block of Centralia College Boulevard reported a neighbor saw flames and smoke and extinguished them before anyone arrived, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 8:25 p.m. on Friday to the 1000 block of Southwest McFadden Avenue where someone had slashed tires on a parked vehicle.

ON THE ROAD

• The driver of a Ford Expedition was issued citations for failing to yield to pedestrian and not having insurance after she struck a shopping cart being pushed by an individual and also a child in the parking lot at Wal-Mart at about 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Aid and police responding to the scene at the entrance to the store on  Northwest Louisiana Avenue report the 4-year-old fell to the ground and sustained scrapes. The child was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital. The driver said she didn’t see them because the sun was in her eyes, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A 23-year-old Centralia man was arrested early yesterday morning after allegedly driving into a parked vehicle at the 700 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia and then leaving the scene. An officer responding about 2:15 a.m. booked Bret R. Baker into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence and third-degree driving with a suspended license as well as hit and run, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 34-year-old man from Camas is listed in fair condition this morning after an incident on Friday evening in which an allegedly intoxicated driver struck his car on Interstate 5 about three miles south of Tumwater. Troopers responding about 7:25 p.m. to the southbound lanes near milepost 93 report Michael J. Hartung’s disabled Honda Civic was parked on the shoulder when 26-year-old Tyler M. Pendleton’s southbound Subaru drifted to the right, according to the Washington State Patrol. The victim had been standing in front of his car with the hood up, West Thurston Regional Fire Authority Chief Robert Scott said. Hartung was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. The state patrol said his 27-year-old passenger was also injured, but Scott said she just rode along in the ambulance with her friend. The state patrol also reported Pendleton was injured, though Scott said that wasn’t his understanding. Pendleton, from Olympia, is facing a possible charge of driving under the influence, according to the state patrol. Both cars were totaled.

• One student on a school bus playing with a lighter and a leaking aerosol can of deodorant belonging to another student came together on Friday afternoon and ended with a flaming backpack being pushed out the window of the bus. It happened about 1:15 p.m. on Friday along the 100 block of Hewett Road outside Chehalis, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy reports one student sustained a minor finger burn and the case is being referred to juvenile prosecutors for a possible charge of reckless burning. The kids initially tried to put out the fire but weren’t able to, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, malicious mischief, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, tagging, hit and run, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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

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

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS MISSING FROM SCHOOL

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

ARRAY OF APPAREL THEFTS

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

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

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

INAPPROPRIATE CONTACT

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

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

VANDALISM

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

AND MORE

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

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Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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PACKWOOD BURGLARY

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

SHOPPING SEASON ADVICE

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

OTHER THEFT

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

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

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

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF FIREARM

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

SPRAY PAINTING ALL OVER

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

ANIMAL ATTACK

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

AND MORE

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

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Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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ON THE ROAD

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

SURVEILLANCE IMAGE MONITORING HELPS CATCH BURGLARS

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

NO-NAME CUSTOMER WON’T PAY

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

TRESPASSING

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

VANDALISM

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

AND MORE

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

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Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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ATTEMPTED BURGLARY AT PORT

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

VEHICLE THEFT

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

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

FRAUD

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

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

VEHICLE PROWL

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

VANDALISM

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

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

AND FROM MOSSYROCK

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

AND MORE

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

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Monday, November 16th, 2015
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INTO THE DRINK

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

AUTO THEFT

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

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

BURGLARY

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

VEHICLE PROWL

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

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

SEXAUL ASSAULT

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

OTHER ASSAULT

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

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

VANDALISM

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

EXPLOSIVE EXPERTS SUMMONED

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

AND MORE

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