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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, September 19th, 2016
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INTERRUPTED BURGLARY

• Centralia police were called to the 600 block of Field Avenue about 8 p.m. on Saturday after a resident heard noises and found a stranger in the downstairs of the home. The male, and possibly two other individuals, fled after being discovered, according to the Centralia Police Department. A K-9 arrived to conduct a track which was unsuccessful, according to police. A Honda lawnmower was missing from a shed there, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 7 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle theft from the 1000 block of Southeast Washington Avenue. The missing vehicle was located about 9:45 p.m. in an alley behind that location, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called just after 7 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle stolen from the 600 block of Southwest William Avenue and later located the vehicle traveling on Main Street. The two occupants were booked for outstanding warrants and the victim no longer wanted to pursue charges, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called on Friday to the 1100 block of J Street where a white 1992 four-door Honda had been stolen during the night.

MORE THEFT

• Someone stole four marijuana plants off a porch on the 200 block of Southwest 10th Avenue in Chehalis, according to a report made to police just after 9 a.m. on Friday.

• A generator was stolen from the 1000 block of J Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police on Friday morning.

• Plants were stolen from the front yard of a residence on the 800 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police at about 4:20 p.m. on Friday.

• Police were called about 3:10 p.m. on Friday regarding the theft of mail from the 1300 block of Lakeshore Drive in Centralia.

• A delivered package was stolen from a front porch on the 400 block of West Center Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police just after 9 a.m. on Friday.

• Centralia police were contacted on Saturday by an almost-victim who reported they responded to a Craigslist ad about a home for rent that was actually not available for rent. “The suspect’s intent was to collect first and last month’s rent though in this instance no money was sent prior to the victim learning of the attempted scam,” according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 9:15 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 500 block of Madison Street in Centralia. A backpack was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An officer was called about 8:15 p.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue. Someone had broken out the window, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 3:20 p.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia where someone had stolen a pressure washer from the back of a truck, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about a vehicle prowl at the 300 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia at about 6:50 p.m. on Friday. Missing were CDs and a solar charger, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• A 30-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and two warrants after contact with a deputy shortly after 11 p.m. on Saturday at the 1400 block of Oxford Avenue in Centralia. Cassandra L. Aparicio was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• When a Chehalis police officer stopped a vehicle with a suspect from a Centralia malicious mischief at about 1 a.m. on Sunday on state Route 6, the officer observed suspected marijuana in the vehicle, according to the Chehalis Police Department. A Centralia officer booked Mitchell J. Wilson, 18 of Chehalis, into the Lewis County Jail in connection with him allegedly breaking the windshield of a vehicle at the 1300 block of Oxford Avenue, according to police.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A school bus was rear-ended by a passenger car at the 900 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia just before 1 p.m. on Friday.. There were no children on the bus at the time and the damage was very minimal, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, probation violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, domestic malicious mischief, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving without required interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute,  hit and run, third-degree theft, windows  to a business broken, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 445 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Updated at 8:58 p.m.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 30-year-old Chehalis man was arrested after a police chase in Centralia yesterday that ended with two occupants reportedly exited their moving car as it nearly hit a woman and child in a crosswalk, skidded into a parked vehicle and came to rest on the sidewalk in front of the post office. A deputy had begun pursuing the light blue car about 1 p.m. after getting a report two males in such a vehicle had just grabbed a Honda pressure washer from outside a home on the 2200 block of Graf Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Charging documents state the car ran numerous stops signs, drove through various streets including an alley and one yard before arriving to the 200 block of Centralia College Boulevard, where two males wearing ball caps took off running. Christopher D. Buck was captured a short distance away from the scene and arrested for numerous alleged offenses, as well as a warrant from the state Department of Corrections for escape from community custody, according to authorities. Suspected meth was found in his pocket. The second male wasn’t located, but there was a pressure washer in the car, sheriff’s Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Buck’s bail was set at $25,000 today after he was charged with eluding, possession of methamphetamine, hit and run and third-degree theft in Lewis County Superior Court.

• Two passengers sustained minor injuries and were transported to Providence Centralia Hospital after a 1998 Chevrolet 1500 struck a street sign and sheered off a power pole at the 300 block of Logan Hill Road in Chehalis yesterday morning. A deputy responding just before 7 a.m. found the driver had no apparent injuries but arrested him for first-degree driving with a suspended license and driving without required interlock device, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle was totaled. Thomas J. Murphy, 35, from Ethel, said he thought maybe bald tires slipped on dirt along the white line and sucked them into the ditch, according to the sheriff’s office. Murphy was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

PET AND SUBARU VANISH

• A deputy was called about 9:25 p.m. yesterday by a 35-year-old Toledo area resident who reported when he returned home, he found both his car and his dog were stolen. Missing from the 300 block of Jackson Highway South is a Boston Terrier named Brady and a red 1997 Subaru Legacy, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The victim said the keys had been left in the vehicle, according to Breen.

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported today someone broke into a home on the 100 block of Alderwood Drive in Chehalis through an unsecured door while the resident was on vacation and left with more than $3,000 worth of valuables. Among the items missing are two televisions, two Mac desktop computers and assorted liquor, according to the sheriff’s office. A deputy took the report on Wednesday and determined the break-in occurred on Sept. 4, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.

SECOND-DEGREE THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 6:50 p.m. yesterday to a business on the 1200 block of Alder Street to take a report of the theft of a wallet.

• Chehalis police were called about 10:50 a.m. yesterday to the 2100 block of North National Avenue where an individual reported an EBT card was stolen from their trailer home.

MOTORHOME PROWLED

• A 52-year-old Castle Rock woman reported last night that her motorhome broke down on the 700 block of Toledo-Salmon Creek Road, she left and returned to find someone had stolen all kinds of her belongings. A deputy responding about 8:30 p.m. learned that missing was a Die Hard battery, an Onan generator 6500, binoculars, silverware, beaded jewelry and clothing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

MORE VEHICLE PROWLS

• Police were called to the 1000 block of J Street in Centralia about 1:50 p.m. yesterday following the discovery someone stole change from a jar inside an unlocked car.

• Someone stole change from a car at the 100 block of L Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 10:20 a.m. yesterday.

ASSAULT REPORT

• Centralia police were contacted about 6:30 p.m. yesterday to take a report of a sexual assault occurring several days earlier in connection with a location on the 300 block of West Magnolia Street.

MED DIVERSION ALLEGATION

• The state Department of Health yesterday announced it suspended the registered nursing assistant credential of Jennifer K. Thayer for at least five years in connection with allegedly admitting diverting about 1,500 narcotic pills for her personal use from a resident of an adult family home she operated in Lewis County. Thayer was charged criminally with possession of a controlled substance.

RESIDENTIAL FIRE RANDLE

• One person was hospitalized with non-life threatening burns after firefighters were called to a small cabin fire on the 300 block of Cline Road in Randle today. The cabin was a total loss, according to Fire Chief Jeff Jaques. The lone occupant was taken to Morton General Hospital, according to the chief.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespass, reckless endangerment, misdemeanor domestic assault; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, hit and run, third-degree theft, graffiti on a building, graffiti to a door, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 164 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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Updated at 12:36 p.m.

THREATS

• Deputies were called yesterday afternoon to the 21500 block of state Route 507 in south Thurston County after three firefighters responded to a “medical alert” call from a 68-year-old woman who brandished a shotgun. They had dealt with the same woman the day before, who was new to the area and had some type of mental issues, according to Thurston County Fire District 12. They were on the porch, she was at an open window,  Chief Tina Vanderhoof said. “She was frustrated, picked it up and pointed it at one of our firefighter’s heads,” Vanderhoof said. “They retreated, they thought they heard shots.” Deputies finally after an hour or so were able to resolve the situation at the mobile home park north of Centralia peacefully. Upon searching the home, detectives recovered only a “replica” shotgun, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office tweeted. The woman was to be booked into the Thurston County Jail for second-degree assault.

• A 23-year-old Chehalis man was arrested yesterday after allegedly threatening a family member with a knife, and advising he was going o stab her. Deputies called about 11:40 a.m. to a dispute at the 100 block of Lana Kila Lane booked Anthony L. Varga into the Lewis County Jail for felony harassment, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A 27-year-old Centralia man was arrested about 8:50 p.m. yesterday for felony harassment-threat to kill at the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department. Ryan G. Chapman was wanted for outstanding warrants and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A road rage incident involving a passenger car and two motorcyclists ended with a non-injury collision about 6:40 p.m. yesterday at the 100 block of West Maple Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. Jason W. Shipman, 44 of Puyallup, was cited for harassment and then released pending a court date, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BURGLARY

• A person in the process of purchasing a bank-owned residence on the 1000 block of Logan Hill Road in Chehalis contacted the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office about 6:15 p.m. yesterday to report the discovery that someone had removed all the appliances and a pump from the well sometime since about 6 p.m. the day before. There were no signs of forced entry, according to the sheriff’s office.

• Chehalis police were called about 7:50 a.m. yesterday when an employee discovered a burglary at a business on the 1000 block of Northwest State Avenue. It appeared someone cut holes in a garage door to make entry and stole $200, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• A laptop computer and a pair of prescription sunglasses were reported stolen from a vehicle parked at the 500 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 8:15 p.m. yesterday.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespass, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 153 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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AUTO THEFT

• Police were called about 10:30 a.m. yesterday about the theft of a blue 2002 Ford Escort from the 900 block of South Gold Street in Centralia. The car had no license plates, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police responded to an approximately 5:15 a.m. call today of a vehicle prowl at the 1100 block of South Pearl Street. A window was broken and a vacuum cleaner and clothes were taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called at about 12:30 a.m. today to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia where an individual reported someone got inside their unlocked vehicle and stole change, cigarettes and medication.

• An officer was called just after 9 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 1700 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis. Among the missing items were a bottle of cologne and a Ruger pistol, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 4:30 p.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Southwest McFadden Avenue where a vehicle had been prowled. Thirty dollars in change was missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department. It occurred sometime since Sunday morning, according to police.

BREAK-IN

• Police were notified just after 8 o’clock yesterday morning that a door was found kicked in at the baseball field area of Stan Hedwall Park on the 1500 block of Rice Road. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, probation violation, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, civil issue, hit and run, trespassing, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, disorderly person, collision on city street … and more among 181 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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Updated at 3:33 p.m.

THEFT, THEFT, THEFT

• Two people were arrested yesterday afternoon after a victim of a vehicle prowl saw Michael E. Caton 32, of Winlock, walking in Centralia with his backpack and called police. Caton was contacted by an officer and implicated 39-year-old Kyle W Elliot, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police contacted Elliott in his pickup truck and allegedly found him to be in possession of property from other thefts and burglaries, according to police. The case associated with a location of Tower Avenue and Walnut Street is still under investigation. Caton and Elliott were both booked into the Lewis County Jail. Caton was released today with no criminal charges filed.

• A deputy was called yesterday to the 1900 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia about a break-in to a storage building. A door had been left unsecured and among the approximately $950 worth of items missing was a 55-inch JVC television, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The burglary occurred sometime between 4 p.m. on Thursday and 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office.

• A deputy was called yesterday about a burglary at the 700 block of Lincoln Creek Road west of Centralia in which forced entry was made and numerous items stolen including two large bags with duck decoys, a fishing pole, miscellaneous tools and a portable duck blind, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It appears based on surveillance the break-in occurred about 4:20 a.m., according to the sheriff’s office.

• Police were called to the 200 block of Railroad Avenue in Centralia about 1:10 p.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of medication.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were contacted about 2:35 p.m. yesterday after an individual attempted to withdraw $8,000 from someone else’s account, in a case associated with the 100 block of South Pearl Street.

‘REDNECK UBER’

• Police were called about 1:15 p.m. yesterday by an individual at the 900 block of K Street in Centralia who reported an abandoned red Honda car parked in front of the residence. It turned out to have been stolen in Tumwater, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 1993 Honda Civic reported stolen during the night from the 200 block of East Oakview Avenue in Centralia turned up abandoned in a field along the 1300 block of Winterwood Drive in Centralia just before 2 p.m. yesterday. It was all in one piece and the owner was given a ride by an officer to pick it up and take it home, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Morton police are still investigating a case involving a vehicle stolen from the 200 block of Mossyrock Road West, which was reported about 8:45 p.m. on Friday, according to the Morton Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 3:40 p.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 800 block of North Pearl Street. Missing were backpacks and fishing gear, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An officer was called about 10:40 a.m. yesterday to the 70 block of Southwest Saunders Way in Chehalis for a vehicle prowl. Someone rifled through a glove box and stole prescription medication, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 10:10 a.m. yesterday by an individual at the 50 block of Southwest Cascade Avenue who said sometime during the night, someone got into their pickup truck again.

VANDALISM

• Chehalis police were called about 8:30 a.m. yesterday following the discovery someone had kicked in a door at Stan Hedwall Park on Rice Road. Nothing appeared to be missing from what was described by police as a batting cage.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, probation violation, fourth-degree assault, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute civil issue, hit and run, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, disorderly person, misdemeanor domestic assault, collision on city street … and more among 180 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Updated at 12:08 p.m.

BOLD INTRUDER TAKES TOOLS

• A 52-year-old man reported yesterday that while he was using a weed eater around the outside of his shop building yesterday between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., at the 100 block of Kjesbu Road outside Silver Creek, someone went inside and stole a Stihl chainsaw and a cutting torch, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BREAK-IN TO OUTBUILDING

• A deputy was called on Saturday morning to the 800 block of Ceres Hill Road west of Chehalis following the discovery someone had kicked open a pump house door and stole a Stihl chainsaw and a Honda BEU2000 generator. It happened sometime before 6:30 a.m. and after 5 p.m. the day before, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is estimated at $2,300.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY

• Chehalis police were called to the 200 block of Southwest 10th Street about 8:50 a.m. on Saturday following the discovery someone had pried the door lock on a shed during the night, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 5:40 a.m. today about a green 1996 Honda civic stolen from the 100 block of Halliday Road.

• A red Nissan Pathfinder that vanished from where it was parked in front of a residence at the 500 block of Northwest St. Helens Avenue in Chehalis between 7:20 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. yesterday turned up just before 11 o’clock this morning abandoned at the 1500 block of Rice Road in Chehalis, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• An officer was called just before 6 p.m. on Saturday and told a red 2004 Kia Rio four-door, passenger car was stolen from the parking lot of a business on the 2500 block of Haviland Street in Centralia. It has a license plate reading AWD 1635, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning that someone stole a 25-foot long, yellow three-axeled flatbed trailer from the 300 block of Centralia-Alpha Road sometime between Thursday and Friday. The victim reported it belonged to his deceased brother and had been advertised for sale, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is estimated at $3,500, according to the sheriff’s office.

VEHICLE PROWL

• A Chehalis officer was called about 2:20 p.m. on Saturday regarding a vehicle prowl at a motel on the 500 block of Southwest Parkland Drive in which more than $5,000 worth of valuables were stolen during the night. A backpack was taken that contained numerous hearing aids along with a black Apple iPad II with keyboard, other electronics and a pilots license, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Centralia police were called about 11:30 a.m. on Saturday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 1000 block of F Street. A stereo was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

LICENSE PLATES LIFTED

• Centralia police were called to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road about 10:45 p.m. on Saturday to take a report that sometime during the day both the front and rear license plates were stolen off a vehicle there. They are Washington plates reading ATL 2381, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning they learned from a 59-year-old Rochester area man that sometime since July, someone stole his checks and spent about $600 at Home Depot in Chehalis.

• An officer responded to an approximately 6:20 a.m. call today to the 600 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia where someone has passed a counterfeit $5 bill at the business.

• Police were called to the 1300 block of Lum Road at about 7:45 p.m. on Saturday after a woman attempted to purchase merchandise with what turned out to be two counterfeit $20 bills. She said she acquired the bills during a garage sale at her home in Tumwater, according to the Centralia Police Department.

GREEN HILL ASSAULT

• Chehalis police were called to Green Hill School about 1:35 p.m. on Saturday to take a report of an incident in which a 17-year-old student-inmate allegedly punched a staff member after he was “escorted to the ground.” A case for custodial assault is being referred to prosecutors, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

PEEING OUTDOORS

• A 32-year-old Centralia man was arrested after allegedly exposing himself to two females when he urinated on a tree in the park at the 100 block of South Silver Street yesterday evening. Matthew E. Eastman was booked into the Lewis County Jail for indecent exposure, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BRUSH FIRE

• Riverside Fire Authority reported yesterday evening they were assisted by the Chehalis Fire Department and personnel from the state Department of Natural Resources in extinguishing a one-acre fire at the 500 block of Proffit Road in Centralia. They tweeted it was an illegal burn.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, trespassing, probation violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving with suspended license, driving under the influence, falsification of insurance card; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, third-degree theft, collision on city street … and more among 277 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Saturday, September 10th, 2016
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ROBBERY OUTSIDE TAVERN

• Centralia police this morning said they are still trying to locate a male who allegedly ripped the purse off the shoulder of a female acquaintance outside a bar on the 1500 block of South Gold Street around 1:25 a.m. today. The two had been engaged in an argument, according to the Centralia Police Department.

POLICE PURSUIT

• A 26-year-old Federal Way resident was arrested yesterday for attempting to elude following a chase that began on Kresky Avenue, wound through a residential area and ended at the transfer station on the 1400 block of South Gold Street in Centralia. An officer attempted to contact a driver who took off around 5:30 p.m. and at the end of the pursuit got out and started running, according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect had an outstanding felony warrant, according to police. Centralia’s police dog Lobo detained Tristan Martinez, who was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Officer John Panco said.

THEFT

• Police were called about 2:50 p.m. yesterday to the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia following a report individuals attempted to cash a forged check. No arrests were made,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called just before 11 a.m. yesterday abut a vehicle prowl at the 800 block of K Street in Centralia in which the items stolen included a GoPro camera, a vehicle chip programmer and the title. Even the license plate was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department. It reads C72591E, according to police.

HIT AND RUN

• Police called about 1:35 a.m. today about a hit and run, non-injury collision at the 100 block of Virginia Drive in Centralia subsequently arrested a 28-year-old Centralia resident.  Nicolas Tomas-Gasper was arrested and then released pending court, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR BURNS UP

• The owner said it smelled hot when he parked it, a Chehalis firefighter said of the car that caught fire in the parking lot at W.F. West High School yesterday. The crew arrived following the approximately 6:30 p.m. call to find heavy black smoke rolling out from beneath the engine compartment, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. “So we did a quick knockdown,” Firefighter Steve Emrich said, but the vehicle was still ruined.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, probation violation; responses for alarm, dispute … and more among 155 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, September 9th, 2016
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Updated at 5:53 p.m.

THEFT CENTRALIA

• Police were called about a residential burglary at about 2:50 p.m. yesterday at the 500 block of Courtland Street in Centralia. A laptop computer was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called just after 3 p.m. yesterday to the 200 block of South Iron Street in Centralia where multiple electronic devices were reported stolen.

• Centralia police were called at 2:45 p.m. yesterday to the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue where an individual reported a restraining order violation and a first-degree theft, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is still under investigation, police said this morning.

• Centralia police were called about 8:35 a.m. yesterday when an individual at the 800 block of West Main Street reported someone attempted to use his debit card online at the Apple store.

THEFT CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called about 1:30 p.m. yesterday to the 1500 block of North National Avenue following the discovery someone had broken in to one of the business’s outbuildings and stole power tools including a chainsaw, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• A portable gaming system and a CD were stolen in a vehicle prowl at the 2600 block of Seward Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police just before 1 p.m. yesterday.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police were called over to the drug and alcohol treatment facility on the 500 block of Southeast Washington Avenue about 10:45 a.m. yesterday after possible drug items were found with a 24-year-old Wenatchee resident during a search. Seabrook T. Bryant was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for possession of a controlled substance, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police were called just after 8 o’clock yesterday morning to the 1400 block of Crescent Avenue where someone had slashed a tire on a vehicle during the night.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, obstructing, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, trespass, hit and run, civil problem, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more among 150 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
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AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called to the 200 block of North Buckner Street yesterday about a white 1994 Honda Civic stolen during the night. It has a license plate reading AYR 2215, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 10:15 a.m. yesterday about a vehicle blocking a driveway at the 700 block of Southwest Pacific Avenue. The white 1992 Honda Accord turned out to have been stolen from Centralia, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

NOT-SO-FUNNY MONEY

• A 50-year-old man from Aberdeen was arrested about 6:15 a.m. today after allegedly using counterfeit $100 bills when checking in to a motel at the 1000 block of Eckerson Road in Centralia. Burton C. Brown also had an outstanding warrant and was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BURGLARY CHARGE FOR ALLEGED SHOPLIFTER

• A woman who had been trespassed from Wal-Marts in Tumwater and Lacey was arrested yesterday after allegedly shoplifting about $455 worth of merchandise from a store on Northwest Louisiana Avenue in Chehalis, leading to her arrest for second-degree burglary. An officer called about 5:40 p.m. booked Jennifer L. Cedre, 39, from Olympia, into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• A 43-year-old inmate who reportedly got upset and punched the computer screen of a kiosk at the Lewis County Jail yesterday morning was arrested for second-degree malicious mischief. David M. Maki was being held there on another matter, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The estimate for the repair is about $1,000, according to the sheriff’s office.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• A 22-year-old Oakville resident was arrested for driving under the influence after passing traffic on the right at a high rate of speed and striking a Toyota pickup truck, causing it to roll yesterday afternoon on Interstate 5 north of Centralia. Troopers called about 5:30 p.m. to the northbound lanes near the Lewis-Thurston county line report the truck landed on its top and both occupants were injured. The driver, Todd L. Budden, 52, and passenger, Linsey C. Budden, 49, both from Seattle, were transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the Washington State Patrol. Kelli M. Rogers, 22, from Oakville, was reportedly unhurt and was booked into the Lewis County Jail. The Toyota pickup as well as her Hyundai Santa Fe were both described as totaled.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor domestic assault, misdemeanor theft, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute,  trespass, harassment, civil problem, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, call about a male laying on the ground in a parking space who was gone when officer arrived … and more among 150 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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Updated at 5:41 p.m.

INTERRUPTED BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• Two Centralia residents who allegedly were interrupted as they stole five firearms from a rural Chehalis home were subsequently arrested yesterday morning and booked into the Lewis County Jail. Deputies called at 7:17 a.m. about the incident at the 400 block of Sterling Heights Road were told the intruders fled through a wooded area behind the home toward Coal Creek Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A call from a business about two suspicious males getting into a vehicle led law enforcement to stop the vehicle, where they found one of the firearms, according to the sheriff’s office. Kyle W. Wagar, 35, and Emmanuel Martinez, 24, were arrested for first-degree burglary and five counts of theft of a firearm, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Centralia’s police dog Lobo arrived and helped recover three guns, Breen said. Bail was set this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court at $25,000 for Martinez and $50,000 for Wagar. Lewis County Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor Brad Meagher told the judge Wagar is facing a possible third-strike with the case.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• Centralia police were called about 11:30 a.m. yesterday regarding a burglary to a business on the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. Tires were stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police were called just before 7 p.m. on Monday following the discovery of a burglary in a garage area on the 200 block of Northeast Terrace Road. Someone had cut a padlock and taken almost $1,400 worth of tools, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Among the missing items were a large concrete hammer drill, a 12-inch sliding Craftsman chop saw and an Echo weed-eater, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• A white 1992 Honda Accord was reported stolen from the 1000 Block of North Washington Avenue in Centralia just before 5 o’clock this morning. The car has a cracked windshield and a “wing in the back,” according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called to the the 300 block of Southwest Third Street about 7:30 p.m. yesterday where a green 1995 Honda Accord which had been parked in a visitor’s spot had been stolen. An officer later came across the car parked at the Holiday Inn on Liberty Place in Chehalis, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Police were called yesterday afternoon when an individual called to report seeing her sister’s stolen car parked in Chehalis at the 300 block of Southwest Third Street. The purple 1993 Honda which had been taken from the 1400 block of Lewis Street in Centralia was recovered but was missing its battery, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• An officer was called to the 500 block of Yew Street in Centralia about 7:50 a.m. yesterday to take a report of a motorcycle being stolen. The missing bike is a teal green 2003 Suzuki 1200, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 9 p.m. on Monday to the 500 block of Northwest Rhode Island Place where a locked silver 1998 Acura had been stolen sometime within the previous half hour.

• Chehalis police were called about 11:20 a.m. on Monday to the 600 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue where sometime during the night, someone stole a white 1997 Ford F250 pickup truck. It contained medication, a handicap placard and the keys had been left inside, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called just after noon yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 1400 block of Lewis Street in Centralia. Tools were taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A GPS device was stolen from a vehicle parked at the 1200 block of Ham Hill Road in Centralia, according to a report made to police just before 10 o’clock yesterday morning.

• Police were called at about 7:35 a.m. yesterday regarding a vehicle prowled at the 1200 block of West Walnut Street in Centralia. Some change was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Sometime between Monday and Tuesday, two vehicles were broken into along Whitney Boulevard outside Chehalis. A Pioneer stereo was removed from one and an iPhone along with other items stolen from another, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Police were called about 11:30 p.m. on Monday to a car lot at the 200 block of South Market Boulevard in Chehalis where one of the vehicles for sale was found partly blocking the northbound lane, left unlocked and out of gear. Its CD player had been ripped out, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 11:30 a.m. on Sunday regarding  vehicle prowl at the 200 block of West Main Street. A CD player had been removed during the night from the truck which had been parked behind an apartment, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were called about 1:20 p.m. yesterday to the 1300 block of South Gold Street regarding bank account fraud.

• A business on the 1200 block of Mellen Street in Centralia reported to police yesterday it had accepted two counterfeit $100 bills, according to the Centralia Police Department.

WANDERING WITH KNIFE

• Chehalis police called about 2:15 p.m. on Friday about an individual wandering around waving a knife and talking to himself around the 600 block of West Main Street ended up arrested a 21-year-old resident of Silver Creek for an outstanding warrant. Doug A. Lee was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VEHICLE VERSUS PEDESTRIAN

• Chehalis police were called about 1:35 p.m. on Friday to a report that a customer had backed in to an employee at Home Depot on the 1700 block of of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. A police department spokesperson had no written information or details as of this morning.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor theft, driving under the influence; responses for dispute, runaway teen, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances … and more among 183 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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Updated at 5:38 p.m.

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY

• Centralia police were called about 4:15 a.m. today for a burglary at a home on the 1300 block of Kulien Avenue. The victim is compiling a list of items stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Sometime between noon and 1:50 p.m. yesterday, someone broke a window to a residence on the 200 block of Chehalis Valley Drive outside Chehalis and stole a Dell laptop computer from a table. A Homelight chainsaw with a 40-inch bar was also discovered missing from an adjacent shop, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• A deputy took a report yesterday of a burglary to a shop building on the 400 block of Drews Prairie Road outside Toledo in which an estimated $1,100 worth of tools were stolen including such items as a chop saw, skill saw, cordless drill and sawzall, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office said this morning they arrested Donny R. Elliott, 40, Chehalis, yesterday for residential burglary in connection with a break-in at the 100 block of Chandler Road reported back on Aug. 18 in which a safe, cash and diamond rings were among the items missing. As much as $20,000 was stolen, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A case is being referred to prosecutors for charges against a 41-year-old Pe Ell man suspected to have been involved as well, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Some of the property has been recovered, Breen said.

SELLING OTHER PEOPLE’S STUFF

• Deputies arrested a 27-year-old Chehalis man this weekend for allegedly selling a travel trailer that belonged to somebody else, using forged documents. Back on Aug. 25, Matthew M. Morris allegedly sold the 13-foot 1976 Trillium trailer from the 100 block of Sheridan Street in Centralia, belonging to a Tacoma resident. He accepted $50 cash from an Olympia man for the trailer, which is valued at $2,500, according to the sheriff’s office. It has been recovered, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. Morris was already in jail on an unrelated matter, but was booked Sunday for second-degree theft and forgery, Breen said.

AUTO THEFT

• A stolen Honda Accord was recovered yesterday evening abandoned at the 1100 block of E Street in Centralia and returned to its owner. It had been taken from the 200 block of West Oakview Avenue around July 23, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 39-year-old man from Edmonds was arrested yesterday evening after a police officer in Morton “ran the plate” on the car he was driving on Second Street and discovered it was stolen out of Seattle about 2 a.m. the day before. The officer allegedly found in the Honda a plastic smoking device that contained a substance that field tested positive for meth as well as three bank cards in the driver’s pocket with other people’s names on them, according to charging documents. Anthony H. Laico said he borrowed the car from a friend but was also wanted on an outstanding warrant for escape from community custody from the state Department of Corrections. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail and charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of methamphetamine and escape from community custody.

CAR PROWL

• An officer was called about 1:10 p.m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 1000 block of E Street in Centralia. A window had been broken out and “items” stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called to the 1300 block of Logan Street about 11:50 p.m. yesterday where someone had stolen tools from a truck.

PHYSICAL ALTERCATION CHIPS TOOTH

• Chehalis police called about 10:45 p.m. on Saturday about a fight between two clients at American Behavioral Health Services on the 500 block of Southeast Washington Avenue ended up arresting a 26-year-old who allegedly punched the other guy in the face, causing him to get lightheaded and leaving him with a chipped tooth. Purcell D. Toston Jr., from Seattle, was booked into the Lewis County Jail and charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with third-degree assault.

MORE ‘PRUNO’ UNCOVERED INSIDE JAIL

• Two inmates were arrested on Saturday after a shakedown at the Lewis County Jail for second-degree introducing contraband. Jared A. Heminger, 21, Rochester, was allegedly found in possession of a hypodermic needle and Tristen J. Allender, 22, Olympia, was allegedly making “Pruno,” according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office today declined to file the felony charges.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor domestic assault, third-degree malicious mischief, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, suspicious circumstances … and more among 135 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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HEAD-BUTTER BOOKED

• A 59-year-old Centralia man was arrested for allegedly head butting an 84-year-old man yesterday. An officer responding to the approximately 10 a.m. call at the 2800 block of Mount Vista Road arrested Michael B. Graybill for fourth-degree assault and booked him into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DOMESTIC DAMAGE

• Centralia police were called about 10:50 p.m. on Saturday about a 21-year-old man allegedly damaging his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle at her residence on the 3000 block of Borst Avenue in Centralia and then following her to Tumwater. Chandler K. Jennings allegedly threw items out of his vehicle at the victim’s vehicle, causing more damage, according to the Centralia Police Department. The Aberdeen man was arrested in Tumwater by the Washington State Patrol and booked into the Thurston County Jail for the incident which occurred on Interstate 5, according to police.

FIGHT

• Shannon K. Kilgore, 47, of Centralia, and Gary J. Williams II, 19, of Centralia, were observed fighting in the city parking lot on the 300 block of North Tower Avenue behind the Centralia Police Department about 7 p.m. yesterday. Both were cited for fighting in public and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 7:20 a.m. yesterday regarding a white 1994 Lincoln Continental stolen from the 1300 block of Roe Street. The car was found, undamaged, later in the day,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A GMC pickup and attached tent trailer with  British Columbia license plates were stolen from Johnson Road and Caveness Drive in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 2:50 p.m. on Friday.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called about 1:15 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 2800 block of Mount Vista Road. The door was damaged and camping gear stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were called just before 9 a.m. on Friday about a vehicle prowl at the 400 block of Denny Way. Chainsaws were removed from the rear of a truck,  according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD

• Three people were hurt when two passenger vehicles collided head on, on U.S. Highway 12 just east of White Pass on Friday morning. Sherrie A. Moorehead, 43, of Troy, Montana, was driving a 2006 Hummer westbound when she crossed the centerline at a curve, according to the Washington State Patrol. Her Hummer and the 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup were both totaled, according to the state patrol. Troopers called to the scene about 10:45 a.m. report Moorehead was transported to Yakima Memorial Hospital as were the Tacoma residents occupying the Dodge. They are listed as John H. McCulloch, 69, And Carol A . McCulloch, 76.

AND MORE

• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, third-degree theft, hit and run, fourth-degree assault, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street  … and more among 492 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.