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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, October 26th, 2015
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BURGLARY FOOD

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

BURGLARY TOOLS

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

BURGLARY FIREARMS

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

SUPER SHOPLIFTING

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

CRIMES AGAINST PEOPLE

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

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

AUTO THEFT

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

CAR PROWL

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

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

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

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

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

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

STOLEN BREAKFAST

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

ALCOHOL AND DRUGS

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

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

NAKED PEDESTRIAN

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

ON THE ROAD

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

AND MORE

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

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Friday, October 23rd, 2015
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CALLER TRICKS WOMAN INTO GIVING HIM $2,000

• A 77-year-old Centralia area woman who answered a phone call yesterday morning from a man who said he was an officer with the U.S. Treasury Prepaid Department and she would be arrested if she did not immediately pay more than $6,400 she owed, stayed on the phone with him while she drove to her bank and got him the money. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office said the victim purchased four $500 card from Rite Aid and gave the foreign-accented caller the activation numbers. However, the clerk warned the woman it could be a scam and the women drove to the sheriff’s office to report what happened, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. A deputy tried to call the man back, but the person just kept hanging up, Brown said. The victim is out $2011.80. The sheriff’s office recommends if anyone is ever skeptical about such a call, they can contact the sheriff’s office for assistance. Also, Brown said, anyone who gets a call from someone demanding payment ought to hang up, independently verify the number of the supposed agency and phone them to check.

RESIDENTIAL THEFTS

• Police were called on Thursday to a home on the 200 block of East Chestnut Street where an individual reported the theft of prescription medications sometime during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An officer was called to the 2400 block of Borst Avenue in Centralia about 6:40 p.m. on Wednesday regarding the theft of prescription medication, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called at about 4:55 p.m. on Wednesday about a burglary to a home on the 1500 block of Delaware Avenue. Taken were electronics, vehicle keys, a wallet and numerous other items, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation.

• Chehalis police were called about 1 p.m. on Tuesday to the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard after the discovery someone went inside an unlocked apartment and stole a television.

• Somebody stole a flag from a front porch at the 200 block of West Chestnut Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police arrested a 32-year-old man for possession of a stolen vehicle after responding to a dispute on the 1200 block of Ward Street about 3:45 p.m. on Thursday and concluding he was not supposed to have the vehicle. Lucas J. Davis was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was released from jail today as prosecutors declined to file the criminal charge.

• A 31-year-old man was arrested at Scheuber and Fords Prairie roads just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday for allegedly being in possession of a stolen vehicle. Michael E. Thomas, a homeless person, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. According to charging documents, an officer noticed the vehicle was parked at an odd angle, conducted a check and learned it was stolen. Thomas, who was standing at the open driver’s door told the officer someone else had been driving the car, but the officer found two keys in Thomas’s pocket that had been shaved, or ground down, charging documents relate. Neither Centralia police’s summary nor charging documents mention the make or model of the vehicle in question. At his court appearance on Thursday, a defense attorney told the judge Thomas resides in Olympia with his girlfriend. He was released on a $5,000 unsecured bond.

THEFTS AT BUSINESSES

• Centralia police called to a fight in a grocery store parking on the 500 block of South Tower Avenue lot at about 2:15 p.m. on Thursday discovered two security officers struggling to detain a suspected shoplifter. Twenty-three-year-old John R. Cabell had allegedly fled the business with candy hidden in his clothing, according to the Centralia Police Department. Cabell suffered small cuts to his forehead and the other two sustained minor scrapes, according to police. Cabell was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree robbery, according to police.

• Chehalis police were called Thursday to the 700 block of South Market Boulevard after the discovery of images on security video from around 6 a.m. of someone wearing a Halloween mask cutting a lock from an outdoor storage container. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called to Wal-Mart about 10:45 p.m. on Thursday where a woman said she’d accidentally set down her purse and then it vanished.

• Chehalis police were called to Bartel’s clothing store on the 400 block of North Market Boulevard on Wednesday morning following the discovery that during the night somebody cut a lock to their glass front display case and stole shoes and backpacks.

VEHICLE PROWL

• A suspected car prowler wasn’t too difficult to apprehend in Chehalis early on Wednesday morning as he dozed off in the front passenger seat of the car he’d allegedly been rifling through. Detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said the car’s owner called police just after 5 a.m. to say there was someone sleeping in his vehicle on the 500 block of Northwest St. Helens Avenue. The suspect was still napping when the officer arrived and had to be physically removed from the car, according to police. When Joshua G. Dagris was searched, an iPhone that belonged in the car was found, as were credit cards from a Centralia car prowl a few days earlier, according to authorities. At the jail, a disassembled plastic pen on Dagris was found to have suspected heroin residue inside it, charging documents relate. The 27-year-old was booked and subsequently charged in Lewis County Superior Court with second-degree vehicle prowl, second-degree possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance. An attorney arguing for his bail on Thursday in Lewis County Superior Court noted although the W.F. West High School graduate had just been sentenced a week earlier for a drug violation, he’s been working really hard to get back on his feet. Dagris, homeless during his last case, is now paying rent for a place to live, had just landed a job three days earlier and is undergoing outpatient treatment, defense attorney Joely O’Rourke told the judge. His bail was set at $5,000.

• Someone broke into a vehicle at the 400 block of Northwest North Street in Chehalis and stole speakers and jumper cables, according to a report made to police on Wednesday.

• Officers took a report on Wednesday from the 1500 block of Delaware Avenue in Centralia that someone entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed his wallet, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 43-year-old inmate at the Lewis County Jail was arrested for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act last night after suspected methamphetamine was found under her mattress. The sheriff’s office reports Felicia F. Harris was brought in on the relay from another jail earlier in the day and a corrections officer suspecting drug activity in her cell found the white crystal substance, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police on Thursday took reports of buildings tagged with graffiti on Northwest Pacific Avenue and North Market Boulevard.

GUN SHOT

• Chehalis police were called at 7:23 p.m. on Tuesday after a gunshot was heard on Southwest Sylvenus Street. The officer was not able to locate its source, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

PERSON IN DISTRESS

• Centralia police responded about 7:35 p.m. on Thursday to an argument between family members in which one of the participants sliced their own throat with a knife, according to the Centralia Police Department. The victim was transported from the 1100 block of Scammon Creek Road to Providence Centralia Hospital. The case is under investigation, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, suicidal person, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, possible identity theft, various unfounded reports … and more.

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Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called at 7:10 p.m. yesterday to the 500 block of Harrison Avenue where an individual reported someone broke into their vehicle an stole “items,” according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, dispute, misdemeanor theft, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
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Updated at 6:40 p.m.

MYSTERY CRASH

• Authorities are hoping someone can help them find the driver of a pickup truck found wrecked overnight, since there was blood in the truck but nobody around. There is suspected injury, however, the registration for the vehicle is expired and its owner unknown, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responded about 1 a.m. to the 4300 block of Jackson Highway south of U.S. Highway 12 and found the 1980 Ford F250 flatbed that appeared to be totaled, according to the sheriff’s office. Anyone who has information about its owner or the driver is asked to contact the sheriff’s office, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said this morning.

BLOOD AND DAMAGED VEHICLES

• A deputy called about 10:10 p.m. yesterday regarding a possible vehicle prowl at the 3300 block of Harrison Avenue outside Centralia found the windows broken on two vehicles and blood smeared on the vehicles. The owner said she’d been having problems with her ex, and that he might be responsible, leading to an unsuccessful search of the area, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. However, a short time later, a deputy was advised of a possible burglary in progress in the same area and suspecting the ex may be involved, a police dog was called in, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. Centralia Police Department Officer Ruben Ramirez and his partner Lobo tracked down George F. Jones, 49, of Rochester, in a briar patch along the 2900 block of Harrison Avenue, according to police. Jones was apprehended by the dog and subsequently booked into the Lewis County Jail for two counts of second-degree malicious mischief, according to Breen. Breen said the victim of the possible burglary could not be located. The damage to the windows is listed at about $1,000.

K-9 APPREHENDS SHOPLIFTING SUSPECT

• A 16-year-old Chehalis boy was pulled out from under a recreational vehicle in a backyard by a police dog after he bolted as he was being placed in the back of a patrol car for allegedly shoplifting beef jerky. Police called about 4:25 a.m. on Sunday about the incident at a convenience store on the 600 block of West Main Street detained the teen, but he took off running, handcuffed, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Citizens pointed officers in the direction of the suspect and he was found hiding at the 300 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue, according to police. The youngster was arrested for third-degree theft, escape and for minor in possession and/or consumption of alcohol because he had allegedly been drinking, police said. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for the dog bite, detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said.

ELECTRICIAN’S WORK DESTROYED

• Someone raided an Interstate 5 construction site and made off with about $1,200 worth of copper wiring. Centralia police called about 11:30 a.m. yesterday to the area of the exit 81 northbound offramp found someone had unscrewed the top of an electrical box and pulled out about 2500 feet of eight-gauge wire, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• Centralia police reported this morning that a 37-year-old man was arrested yesterday afternoon for a warrant from the state Department of Corrections and possession of methamphetamine.  Lance J. Myhre was contacted by police after 4 p.m. at the 1000 block of Roosevelt Avenue, according to police. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

HUFFING SPREE INTERRUPTED

• Chehalis police were called this morning to Walgreens on Louisiana Avenue for a woman found unconscious in the restroom who had apparently taken something off a shelf and was inhaling it. The same woman was arrested yesterday afternoon after an officer responded to a report a woman was “huffing” a can of aerosol at a bus stop near Wal-Mart, according to the Chehalis Police Department. And on Saturday morning, the same individual, 31-year-old Maria E. Hazzard, was found in the woman’s bathroom at Rite Aid on South Market Boulevard allegedly sniffing on something similar, police said. Each time, aid was called and the Chehalis woman was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, issued her citations for inhaling toxic fumes, given a court date and then released, detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, tagging, hit and run, possible assault, parking complaint, telephone harassment, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, concern that as the weather changes people might begin taking up camp inside old busses and motorhomes parked behind a storage business … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, October 19th, 2015
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CAT BURGLARS EVADE POLICE

• Centralia police detectives were called in to assist with a burglary last night at the 100 block of West High Street in which a pair of individuals crawled through a ceiling. Officers responded to an alarm at the Nike store at the Centralia Outlets about 8:20 p.m., according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect and his accomplice managed to escape before police arrived, but, their images were captured on surveillance video according to police.

ROBBERY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were contacted about 8 p.m. yesterday by an individual who reported they were robbed on Friday morning in Centralia. The case is associated with a location at or near Main and Yew streets and remains under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department. Further details were not readily available.

SALKUM BREAK-IN

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that a burglary was discovered on Friday morning at a thrift store on the 100 block of Salkum Road in Salkum. Sometime between Oct. 10 and Tuesday, someone apparently slipped through a gap in the fence at God’s Closet and then slit a tarp to get into an outdoor storage area where they were able to break windows on the southwest side of the building, according to the sheriff’s office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said it’s not yet known what is missing, other than keys to the padlocks on the dumpsters.

CHEHALIS BREAK-IN

• Chehalis police were called at 6 p.m. yesterday regarding a burglary from earlier in the day at North National Avenue. It turned out to be an unfounded report.

AUTO THEFT

• A 28-year-old Centralia resident was arrested last night for allegedly taking her parents’ vehicle without permission. Lacey A. Buzzard was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 25-year-old Rochester man was arrested around 1:20 a.m. yesterday for allegedly being in possession of a vehicle stolen out of California. Jesus K. J. Angulo-Delong was contacted by police near the 400 block of West Main Street in Centralia and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department Kevin J.J. DeLong is being released with no charges filed pending further investigation.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called at 12:40 p.m. on Friday about a vehicle prowl on the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard.

MISSING MAILBOX

• Centralia police were called on Friday morning to the 200 block of Tilley Avenue where sometime the evening before, someone stole a mailbox from in front of a home.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report on Saturday morning regarding graffiti on a garage door at the 600 block of F Street.

• Someone slashed a vehicle’s tires at the 100 block of North Railroad Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police on Friday afternoon.

SEX CRIME

• A Centralia officer on Friday night took a report about a possible intimate relationship between an 18-year-old man and a 13-year-old girl. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• Officers were advised of an erratically driven vehicle that almost struck a pedestrian in the area of the Skookumchuck River Bridge on North Pearl Street at about 2 p.m. yesterday. Officers located the vehicle a short time later and a short pursuit ensued, according to the Centralia Police Department. The vehicle was located later, abandoned, according to police.  The investigation is ongoing.

• Firefighters called about 2:30 p.m. on Saturday to the 2400 block of state Route 508 in Onalaska about a child on a motorbike getting hit by a vehicle transported the patient to the hospital with what were described as moderate injuries. Lewis County Fire District 1 Chief Andrew Martin said it sounded as though a mechanical issue, like maybe with the throttle, caused the rider to come out of his driveway onto the road.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, resisting arrest, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, providing false information to police officer; responses for alarm, dispute, bad checks, hit and run, loud neighbor party, vandalism, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, person in public that seems to be intoxicated … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, October 16th, 2015
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INMATE ACCUSED OF BITING JAIL OFFICER

• A corrections officer was allegedly bit in the hand by a Lewis County Jail inmate who was subsequently forcibly brought up to court in a restraint chair, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office reported this morning that 26-year-old Rebecca L. Higgins was incommunicative on Wednesday afternoon when a guard went into her cell to tell her to get ready to go to court. As the guard gave up and walked out, Higgins allegedly jumped up and tried to assault him. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said when the guard escorted her back to her bunk, Higgins bit him, leaving him with three punctures to the “web” of his right hand. Brown said the following morning, when a corrections officer informed Higgins a judge ordered her to brought up to court whether or not she wanted to, Higgins allegedly punched that guard in the chest. She has been arrested for two counts of third-degree assault and remains jailed. Higgins, whose hometown is given as Puyallup, was booked into the jail at the end of August for allegedly assaulting a Centralia police officer who tried to remove her from a locked bathroom.

WOUNDED CHEHALIS RESIDENT FOUND LAYING ON STREET

• Chehalis police were called just before midnight after an injured man was found laying on the road at the 1000 block of Southwest 12th Street. The 48-year-old Chehalis resident was transported to the hospital for trauma to his left eye, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An initial report indicates he would not provide information to the officer, according to police. An officer has learned the the man was transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, and the case is pending an interview with him, police said.

AUTO THEFT

• According to the Centralia Police Department, the owner of a stolen vehicle found the vehicle parked in an alley last night in a case associated with the 800 block of H Street.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police were called at 8:50 a.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of Evergreen Way about an overnight prowl of an unlocked vehicle. Among the items missing are clothing, a flashlight and a battery jump box, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

GRAFFITI

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning to the 200 block of Southeast Ninth Street regarding a fence tagged with yellow graffiti, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• An officer responded to a report yesterday morning of a business painted with graffiti overnight at the 700 block of West Main Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, protection order violation, failure to transfer title; responses for dispute, vandalism, misdemeanor assault, misdemeanor theft, receipt of counterfeit bill, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, October 15th, 2015
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STEALING CIGS

• Centralia police were called just after noon yesterday regarding the ongoing theft of cigarettes from the front porch area of a house on the 1300 block of Rose Street.

ATTEMPTED TRESPASSING

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning by the owner of a vacant house on Southwest Sixth Street who said about  week earlier, it appeared someone tried to break in. An officer took photos and a report, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

LOST AND FOUND

• A coat and a backpack containing toiletries and other items were found in the middle of the street near the post office in Chehalis at about 5:15 a.m. today.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, driving under the influence, protection order violation, failure to transfer title, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, misdemeanor theft, landlord-tenant issues, suspicious circumstances … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
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FIRE BREAKS OUT IN WINLOCK

• A Winlock man arrived home yesterday afternoon to find  a fire had destroyed his shed and it contents, that included thousands of dollars worth of tools. Sixty-two-year-old Craig Ryder said he used to work construction and had lots stored in the building. He doesn’t have insurance, he said. “There was so much, I couldn’t even think how to list it,” he said. The fire was so hot, it broke a window on his home, on the 200 block of Bay Road, Ryder said. Also ruined was the canopy for his truck and an antique wooden boat he’d recently refinished, he said. He was told the cause was probably electrical, as it started near his workbench.

AUTO THEFT CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called at 6:40 a.m. today to the 200 block of Southwest William Avenue after the owner of a green 1997 Honda Accord discovered the car missing. It has a license plate reading 684 ZSM and also some damage above the driver’s side door from a previous vehicle prowl, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called at 3:30 p.m. yesterday to the 2300 block of Sirkka Avenue where someone had reportedly entered the home during the night and removed unspecified items. An investigation continues, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Someone broke into a vehicle parked at the 900 block of G Street in Centralia stealing sunglasses as well as the registration, proof of insurance and other paperwork, according to a report made to the Centralia Police Department yesterday morning. Also stolen was the shifter knob, police reported.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report last night regarding graffiti on a fence at the 600 block of K Street.

ON THE ROAD

• A 50-year-old was injured when he lost control of his motorized bicycle near Randle yesterday afternoon. Troopers called about 4:15 p.m. report that Tad C. Stuck was traveling northbound on the 100 block of Gharet Road and failed to negotiate a curve when he fell off his bike. Stuck was transported to Morton General Hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. The modified Huffy bicycle fitted with a 66 cc motor was undamaged, according to the state patrol. The Randle resident was cited for driving with a suspended license, not having a motorcycle endorsement, not wearing a helmet and an equipment violation, according to the investigating trooper.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, misdemeanor assault, malicious mischief, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, a seemingly homeless person hanging around a business, a seemingly homeless person pooping in a city park … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Updated at 2:37 p.m.

PACKAGE THEFT SUSPECT APPREHENDED

• Two people were arrested after a citizen reported seeing a male steal several packages from the doorstep of a business south of Chehalis at 12:30 a.m. today. Deputies told he left in a red Jeep subsequently located the vehicle and spoke with Jerry G. Sword, 46, of Centralia, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The items belonging to the Water Doctor of Washington at the 2500 block of Jackson Highway were located in the Jeep, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Sword was cited for third-degree theft and then released, according to Brown. His passenger, Tammy M. Callahan, 44, also from Centralia, was taken to the Lewis County Jail where a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine was found in her mouth, Brown said. Callahan was booked for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act and the sheriff’s office is recommending a charge also of third-degree theft, according to Brown.

STOLEN PET

• Chehalis police were called about 8:25 .m. yesterday following the discovery that a Yorkshire Terrier was missing from its fenced backyard at the 700 block of Northwest New York Avenue. It had been on a cable, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The officer subsequently got a message the pet had been located on Louisiana Avenue, according to police.

MISSING MEDS

• Centralia police were called just before 4 o’clock this morning to the 1700 block of Cooks Hill Road to take a report of missing medication and money. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An individual reported the theft of medications yesterday afternoon from the 600 block of G Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called at 7:45 p.m. yesterday about a house and vehicle getting egged at the 400 block of East Pine Street in Centralia.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, trespassing, misdemeanor assault; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, misdemeanor  theft, suspicious circumstances, loud neighbor party, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, October 12th, 2015
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

• A 36-year-old Pe Ell resident was arrested for unlawful imprisonment after allegedly giving his wife a bloody nose and black eye and keeping her from leaving their home on Saturday. A deputy was called at 10:43 a.m. to the 600 block of Maple Street learned she had jumped out a window to get away from him, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Ryan G. Coleman was subsequently booked into the Lewis County Jail,  Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Chehalis police are investigating an incident from about noon on Saturday in which a woman reported someone came into her residence at the 100 block of Southwest 20th Street and possibly stole medication while she was home but left before she saw the intruder.

• Centralia police were called about 8:25 a.m. yesterday to the 500 block of West First Street where someone had attempted to pry the lock on an individual’s garage door.

• An officer was called to the 200 block of North Rock Street in Centralia at 11 a.m. on Saturday where beer had been stolen from the back porch overnight.

• Centralia police arrested a 44-year-old woman and three 17-year-olds for a string of shoplifting incidents at the Centralia Outlets in which an estimated $1,000 worth of merchandise was stolen from three stores on Friday. Officers responding about 5:20 p.m. located the suspects in a sport utility vehicle at the 1300 block of Lum Road, according to the Centralia Police Department. Rosemary V. Valencia  was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree theft and organized retail theft, according to police. She and the two boys and one girl are all from Tacoma, police said.

• A 42-year-old man was arrested yesterday for allegedly taking his sister’s Honda Accord without permission from the 4600 block of Jackson Highway. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports the car went missing sometime between Saturday and yesterday. Xavier A. Cervantes, from Toledo, was found sleeping in the car at Stan Hedwall Park in Chehalis, according to the sheriff’s office. The Chehalis police  Department reports Cervantes is from Winlock, was contacted about 10 a.m. and booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of a stolen vehicle. Twenty dollars was missing from the car, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

CAR PROWL

• Chehalis police took a report yesterday of a firearm stolen from a vehicle the night before at the 500 block of Southwest William Avenue. The weapon was described as a  22 caliber long rifle pistol, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police took a report of a vehicle prowl from the 300 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia on Friday. Someone stole a wallet from an unlocked car, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Someone broke into a vehicle at Borst Park in Centralia on Friday afternoon, stealing clothing, according to the Centralia Police Department. Two juvenile males were seen in the area with the items, according to the Centralia Police Department.

UNDERAGE DRINKING

• A 15-year-old Chehalis boy was arrested early yesterday morning for allegedly trying to kick in a door to a business on the 500 block of North Market Boulevard in Chehalis. An officer called about 4:30 a.m. subsequently located him and booked him into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for “criminal attempt” and possession and/or consumption of alcohol, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• An officer was called to W.F. West High School in Chehalis just after 9 o’clock on Friday morning regarding an intoxicated student. The 15-year-old Chehalis girl was issued a citation and released to her parent, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police on Friday took reports of a series of graffiti incidents, starting from the 500 block of West Main Street and discovered at Rotary Riverside Park, Borst Park and out on Galvin Road.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, vandalism, hit and run, unfounded report, disorderly persons, harassing phone calls, possibly suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

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Friday, October 9th, 2015
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Updated at 8:34 p.m.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, BROKEN BONES

• A 51-year-old man was arrested overnight in the Doty area after a deputy spoke with his girlfriend who had a possible broken wrist and said she had been pushed down a flight of stairs and kicked and punched in the ribs. A deputy was in the area after the woman called 911 and said she was looking for her keys in the river and was injured, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A motorist picked her up walking along Elk Creek Road, the sheriff’s office reports. A deputy located Ron C. Lusk at a residence and booked him into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree assault and violating a no-contact order, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Brown said the victim’s phone was also thrown in the river and the sheriff’s office would recommend additional charges such as interfering with domestic violence reporting and third-degree malicious mischief. Brown described Lusk as a Kennewick resident but also said he was picked up at his residence in the area. Lusk was charged with all four offenses today and ordered held on $250,000 bail.

THEFT

• An officer was called about 6:35 p.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of pain medication from the 900 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia.

• A leaf blower and a pressure washer left outside a building on the 1100 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia were reported stolen yesterday afternoon.

• Centralia police were called yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl that occurred during the previous few days at the 1000 block of Woodland Avenue. The main item missing was paperwork, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 22-year-old woman who allegedly decided not to sell heroin to a potential customer, pinned them against a wall with her forearm and told them to never come back – and kept the money, yesterday – was arrested and then charged today with second-degree robbery. The buyer was a police informant. Caitlin M. Allred was also charged for allegedly recently trying to pass off a brown substance as heroin in an alleged sale to a police informant, according to court documents. A judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court set her bail at $25,000. The second charge is called sale of a controlled or counterfeit substance for profit. A third charge for possession of methamphetamine comes from a search of the trailer where yesterday’s incident occurred, and the discovery of pipes and baggies with trace amounts of meth. The allegations don’t indicate where yesterday’s incident occurred, or where the earlier controlled buy happened but show the law enforcement officers in the case are from the Chehalis Police Department and the Centralia Police Department. Jack L. Daniels, 37, also present at the trailer when it was searched was arrested for and subsequently charged with possession of methamphetamine, regarding the residue, according to court documents. His bail was set at $25,000. Charging documents show Allred and Daniels with separate addresses in Winlock.

• Officers were called back to a motel room by a manager yesterday who discovered drugs and a handgun believed to have been left behind after arrests the night before. Leo M. Mitchell, 20, from Olympia, had been arrested out of the room at the 1200 block of Alder Street for possession of a stolen vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department. Julie L. Gore, age 31, was picked up at the same time for an outstanding warrant, according to police. The investigation is ongoing.

• Two teenage boys allegedly smoking marijuana in a truck while watching football practice at Toledo High School were contacted by a sheriff’s deputy last night. The cases will be forwarded to juvenile prosecutors for charges of possession of marijuana for the 14-year-old and 16-year-old, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

DANCING IN THE STREET

• A 20-year-old Centralia man was arrested yesterday for the second time in two days for disorderly conduct. It was after 10 o’clock last night when Jacob S. Drury was “dancing down the centerline of the street, in the fog,” Centralia Police Department Sgt. Kurt Reichert said. The officer contacted Drury near the 1400 block of North Pearl Street, which is near Drury’s residence at an apartment complex at Reynolds Avenue for people with challenges, Reichert said. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, failure to transfer title, driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license; responses for theft, vandalism, harassing phone calls, missing person who subsequently turned up, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street; complaints about fireworks, a house without garbage service, a guy sleeping behind a store … and more.

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Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED

• A 20-year-old Olympia man was arrested just after midnight at the 1200 block of Alder Street for possession of a stolen vehicle, missing from Lacey. Leo M. Mitchell was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. Information about what model or make of vehicle was not readily available.

ALCOHOL

• A 35-year-old woman who allegedly threw a beer bottle through a window at the 1400 block of West Main Street in Centralia during a domestic dispute early this morning was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief. An officer responding about 1:30 a.m. booked Diana Frias into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police took several calls yesterday of a possibly intoxicated person walking in the road and urinating in the road in a case associated with the 500 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. Officers eventually arrested 20-year-old Jacob S. Drury for disorderly conduct and minor in possession and/or consumption of alcohol, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 1:35 p.m. yesterday to W.F. West High School, for a 17-year-old boy who allegedly had been drinking. A bottle of vodka was located in a backpack, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The case was referred to juvenile prosecutors for a charge of minor in possession and/or consumption of alcohol, police said. An officer was requested to return to the school less than two hours later for a possible second situation, but the request was cancelled, according to police.

NOT A PROWL

• Chehalis police were called about 10 a.m. yesterday for a report of a vehicle prowl at the 100 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue. There was no vehicle prowl, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An individual thought his backpack was stolen but found it in his other vehicle, police said.

THEFT

• An officer was called about 4:30 p.m. yesterday about the possible theft of hydrocodone pills from Southwest 20th Street.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, probation violation; responses for dispute, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, rollover collision on county road … and more.

 

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Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
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PARKING OFFICER THREATENED

• A 50-year-old man who found a notice on his vehicle it would be impounded if not moved made a comment to a parking enforcement officer in Chehalis that got him put in jail yesterday. “He said he would shoot whoever towed his vehicle,” Chehalis Police Department spokesperson Linda Bailey said. Brian D. Hardie was arrested for felony harassment, Bailey said. The vehicle in question was at the 400 block of South Market Boulevard and Hardie reportedly approached the officer downtown at the 400 block of North Market Boulevard. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

PROWLED VALUABLES RECOVERED

• A contact at about 9:15 a.m. yesterday with a person sleeping in a bus at the 1500 block of Bishop Road south of Chehalis turned up items reported missing two hours earlier in a vehicle prowl in the same area. Missing and recovered were a welder’s book and a backpack, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Richard T. Harris, 32, of Olympia, said he found them, according to the sheriff’s office. Harris also had with him two Kenworth keys and two radios which a deputy concluded belonged to a nearby cement business, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Harris was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree possession of stolen property, according to the sheriff’s office.

THE HONDA BEAT

• Centralia police were back at the 600 block of M Street yesterday following the theft of a dark gray 1994 Honda Civic. The missing car has a big dent in the back driver’s side door and also sports black hub caps, according to the Centralia Police Department. It has a license plate of ACH 5532, according to police.

• A Honda Civic stolen out of Chehalis turned up around 3:20 a.m. today, abandoned in a Centralia parking lot at the 600 block of West Pear Street. It was returned to its owner, according to police.

STOLEN TRUCK TORCHED

• A 2005 Ford Ranger stolen from Morton sometime between Monday and Tuesday turned up completely destroyed by fire at the end of a logging road outside Randle, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning. Its license plates had been removed, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss is estimated a $3,500, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

OTHER THEFT

• Stolen from a front yard at the 100 block of Woodland Avenue in Centralia yesterday: A stroller for twins, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 4:15 a.m. today by an individual at the 1200 block of North Tower Avenue who believed someone used his personal information in an identity theft. The victim has a suspect in mind, according to the Centralia Police Department.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

• Chehalis police were called about 2 p.m. yesterday when an individual called 911 to report seeing a male trying to open vehicle doors in the parking lot at Rite Aid on the 500 block of South Market Boulevard. No arrest was made and no report was submitted, according to a spokesperson for the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Police were called to a business at the 700 block of Harrison Avenue about 1:20 p.m. yesterday to take a report that tenants damaged a room they were renting before leaving. The investigation is continuing, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• An officer responded to an 8 p.m. call yesterday to the 500 block of Northwest Front Street where someone had found a small bottle containing a crystal substance, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police were called about 10 p.m. yesterday to Green Hill School on the 300 block of Southwest 11th Street where green vegetable material was found in a student-inmate’s room, and then more discovered during a strip search, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The case will be turned over to prosecutors, according to police.

ON THE ROAD

• A 21-year-old Winlock resident was suspected to be impaired when he wrecked his 1994 Ford Ranger last night at the 500 block of Rhoades Road near Winlock. A deputy responding about 8:50 p.m. found the truck’s rear quarter panel struck a utility pole after its driver lost control near a corner, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Tomas Aparicio-Chagolla, was reportedly uninjured but was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence, according to the sheriff’ office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, driving with no license, driving with revoked license, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, missing person who was subsequently found … and more.

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Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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Updated at 7:37 p.m.

MAN CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPPING

• A 30-year-old construction worker from Bucoda was arrested yesterday for allegedly holding his ex-girlfriend hostage as they drove the backroads of Lewis County in his truck, striking her whenever she tried to get out. The woman told police it went on during the course of about an hour and that he put a cigarette out on her chest as well during the ordeal. Tehl M. Dunlap was booked into the Lewis County Jail and today he was charged with first-degree kidnapping and fourth-degree assault in Lewis County Superior Court. The alleged incident was reported to police about 12:18 a.m. last Monday. Charging documents state they were at Frank’s Hideaway Tavern in Winlock and that Dunlap subsequently brought her back there. The judge this afternoon set his bail at $20,000. His arraignment is Thursday.

DOMESTIC VEHICLE VERSUS BICYCLE

• A Winlock woman was arrested yesterday for allegedly driving her truck into her boyfriend who was on a bicycle, following an argument. A deputy and aid responded about 1:25 p.m. to the intersection of Park and Meier roads outside Winlock where she said it was accidental. Charging documents state the 44-year-old man said she was stopped at a stop sign while they were talking and he left by making a left turn in front of her, according to the documents. He told the deputy she accelerated and hit him so hard, it knocked him over and he skidded on the pavement. Lisa K. Williams, 48, was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with second-degree assault. A judge this afternoon allowed her to be released with a $10,000 unsecured bond.

SIBLING ISSUES

• Centralia police were called just after 7 p.m. yesterday about a 30-year-old woman allegedly threatening her sister in a a case associated with the 500 block of West Chestnut Street. Kandise A Hickox, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for harassment, according to the Centralia Police Department. Prosecutors declined to file that charge.

ELBOW ASSAULT

• Chehalis police were called to Green Hill School yesterday to investigate an incident in which a 16-year-old student-inmate allegedly swung an elbow, striking a staff member. The case is being referred to prosecutor for a charge of custodial assault, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

THE HONDA BEAT

• Yet another Honda car went missing in Centralia yesterday morning, An officer was called at 7:37 a.m. to the 600 block of M Street and learned a silver 1999 Honda Civic was stolen from in front of the home, according to the Centralia Police Department. A half dozen Hondas have been stolen in Centralia and Chehalis since Saturday morning. Centralia police Sgt. Stacy Denham said in some cases they have been recovered just a block away, or just across town. The ones they have located have been intact, he said. It doesn’t appear valuables have been removed or parts taken, he said.

OTHER THEFT

• Centralia police took a report yesterday regarding the theft of a wrought-iron bench from a yard on the 300 block of Jefferson Street.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police called to a dispute about 10:40 p.m. yesterday at the 100 block of Southwest Fifth Street ended up arresting Jennette A. Lian, 39, for possession of methamphetamine. Residue on a smoking device field-tested positive for the drug, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The Chehalis woman was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

VEHICLE FIRE

• Firefighters were called about 6 p.m. yesterday to a van on fire at Bishop and Labree roads. They extinguished it, nobody was hurt, according to the Chehalis Fire Department.

BOMB SCARE CLEARS OUT WINLOCK MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL

• A bomb threat yesterday at Winlock High School led to the immediate evacuation of students, but a search by trained dogs with the Washington State Patrol turned up no bombs or explosive materials. Deputies and the Toledo Police Department responded to the buildings on North Military Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The threat warning of a bomb going off later in the afternoon was found by a student at approximately 12:30 p.m. and the student alerted staff, according to Chief Deputy Stacy Brown. The youngsters from the middle school and the high school were evacuated to the football field and then either picked up by parents, or taken to the elementary school till the end of the school day, according to authorities. Sheriff Rob Snaza stated he has assigned a detective to investigate and will take appropriate action should a suspect be identified.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation, driving with no license, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, misdemeanor assault, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, various unfounded reports … and more.