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Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
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SMILE, YOU’RE ON CANDID CAMERA

• A 26-year-old was picked up last night at a local motel after relatives called police to say various valuables have been disappearing from their home on the 1300 block of South Scheuber Road and when they viewed surveillance video they recognized the suspect. It appeared to have been ongoing for a couple of months and the initial reports shows about $800 worth of items taken, including collectible coins, according to the Centralia Police Department. Kameron D.H. Wolden, from Centralia, was arrested for residential burglary and trafficking in stolen property and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

JOY RIDE LEADS TO JAIL

• A 23-year-old Pe Ell resident was booked into the Lewis County Jail yesterday for allegedly driving his Ford Bronco onto someone’s private tree farm, getting it stuck and causing an estimated $3,600 damage. Deputies were called on Saturday and told that sometime during the previous three days, someone damaged a locked gate, roads, fencing, some small trees and some mature trees at the 100 block of Cole Road outside Pe Ell, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office reports Joseph A. Schwartz was contacted and admitted to driving on the property. The investigation showed Schwartz had an 18-year-old passenger from Chehalis with him and also the next day, a 19-year-old Onalaska resident drove on to the property to help retrieve the Bronco, according to Cmdr. Dusty Breen. That vehicle also became stuck, Breen said. Schwartz was arrested for second-degree trespassing and second-degree malicious mischief. Cases for trespassing for the other two are being referred to prosecutors, according to Breen.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called just after 5 o’clock this morning by an individual who heard their car start up and drive away from the 2000 block of North Pearl Street. The missing vehicle is a 1996 Subaru Legacy with a cargo container on top, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFTS FROM YARDS

• Someone stole a dog house from the front yard of a home on the 600 block of South Gold Street in Centralia during the night, according to a report made to police yesterday morning. It was a plastic igloo-type, according to the Centralia Police Department. Also missing at the same time was a bicycle, according to police. Another bicycle was reported stolen later in the day from the 600 block of Jefferson Street and a third bike – with a trailer – disappeared from the 1700 block of Military Road, according to police.

CAR PROWL

• An officer was called about 4:40 p.m. yesterday to the 1700 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia to take a report that items were stolen overnight from a parked and unlocked vehicle.

• Police were called about 3:40 p.m. yesterday regarding an overnight vehicle prowl at the 800 block of Elm Street in Centralia.

VANDALISM

• Police were called about 7:40 a.m. yesterday regarding an unknown person cutting the soft top of a vehicle during the night at the 700 block of Yew Street in Centralia.

DERAILED IN CENTRALIA

• Centralia police said at least two rail cars “jumped the tracks” on a service line yesterday evening near the 400 block of Railroad Avenue in Centralia. None of them tipped over and officers assisted personnel from BNSF who had to uncouple some cars to unblock streets, according to the Centralia Police Department. Sgt. Kurt Reichert said it appeared it may have been caused by a loose rail.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrant, shoplifting, trespassing, malicious mischief, open container in public; responses for alarm, dispute, disorderly person, barking dog, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor assault, misdemeanor theft, violation of no contact order, someone “camping” in a doorway, report of a male destroying a television in the middle of a road … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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CHEHALIS INTRUDER APOLOGIZES, PEDALS AWAY

• Chehalis police were called about 8:20 a.m. yesterday after a resident at the 400 block of Northwest Pennsylvania Avenue said a stranger walked into an open garage, apologized when he was confronted and then left on a bicycle. Nothing appeared to be missing or disturbed but an officer was asked if the individual was found, to let him know he’s not welcome back, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The intruder was described as in his 20s, wearing baggy pants and rubber boots and carrying a backpack.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called about 9:20 p.m. yesterday to take a report of a purse stolen from a vehicle parked at the 700 block of Marsh Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Chehalis police were called about 1:40 p.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 800 block of Northwest Maryland Avenue. The owner was sure it had been locked the night before but found it unlocked and rummaged through, according to the Chehalis Police Department. A gift card was missing, according to police.

• Centralia police were called to the 1000 block of Mellen Street about 8:30 a.m. yesterday where someone had stolen a garage door opener from a parked vehicle.

DRUGS

• A 47-year-old Rochester woman turned over to a deputy yesterday by another agency at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia was further arrested for possession of methamphetamine when a search turned up a small baggie in her pants pocket containing a white crystal substance. Donna S. Cline was wanted on an outstanding warrant and subsequently booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

VANDALISM

• Police were called about 9:30 a.m. yesterday to take a report that an individual found the passenger side window of a vehicle busted out at the 800 block of J Street.

ON THE ROAD

• Responders to a single-vehicle collision about 3:10 a.m. today south of Chehalis found a man believed to have been a passenger with a significant head injury but didn’t locate the driver. Deputies found two sets of footprints leaving the 2010 Honda Accord – in a ditch – in the area of Rush and Maurin roads, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The 34-year-old man from Goldendale was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital with plans for a transfer to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the sheriff’s office. Cmdr. Dusty Breen is asking anyone with any information to call the sheriff’s office or Crime Stoppers of Lewis County.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, malicious mischief; responses for stray dog, runaway teen, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, December 28th, 2015
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MAN BOOKED FOR BREAKING FRONT DOOR

• A 50-year-old Centralia man armed himself when someone tried to break down his door around 3 o’clock on Saturday morning at the 600 block of State Street and arriving deputies detained a 28-year-old man leaving the porch area, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Matthew A. Poston gave an explanation for why he was there that didn’t make sense, according to the sheriff’s office. Poston was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for attempted second-degree burglary, but prosecutors declined to file the felony charge. He is being seen in Lewis County District Court today for a possible charge of malicious mischief. The front door and its jamb were damaged, the sheriff’s office reports.

BURGLARY CENTRALIA

• A deputy was called yesterday to the 400 block of Reinke Road outside Centralia where a resident reported having found items out of place upon returning home from out of state, and initially thinking it was his children, but finding out it wasn’t. Sometime between Nov. 23 and Dec. 15, someone stole or damaged about $1,000 of valuables, including gas cans, propane tanks, books, CDs, food and clothing, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

• Deputies called to a residential burglary at the 300 block of East Roanoke Street in Centralia on Thursday found that a BB pistol and a toolbox were stolen from a room in the back of the home and a Mongoose bicycle taken from its front yard. It happened sometime after 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday and 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

BURGLARY CHEHALIS

• Someone threw a rock through the front window of a convenience store on the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard about 2 a.m. on Friday, drawing a response from police and a police dog. K-9 Lobo and his partner conducted a track that ended at a home a few blocks away and found a 55-year-old Chehalis resident and a bag containing about $800 worth of cigarettes, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Ricky McVay was arrested for second-degree theft and burglary and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

VEHICLE THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 8:15 a.m. on Saturday to the 500 block of North Market Boulevard in Chehalis where a 2002 Honda 600 motorcycle had been stolen overnight.

• A white 2002 Ford Crown Victoria was reported stolen on Thursday from the parking lot at the Lewis County Law and Justice Center. The car was taken sometime since Dec. 9, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

DRUGS

• Chehalis police called about 10:40 a.m. on Thursday after someone broke a building’s window on West Main Street near Market Boulevard subsequently arrested a 42-year-old Centralia man for possession of methamphetamine, malicious mischief and resisting arrest. Booked into the Lewis County Jail was Peter D. Harris, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF

• Centralia police were called about 12:15 p.m. yesterday by a resident at the 2500 block of Howard Avenue who said someone had spread roofing nails in their driveway.

ON THE ROAD

• Deputies responding about 9:45 p.m. on Friday to a single-vehicle collision at the 800 block of Silverbrook Road in Randle arrested the suspected driver for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license. Tracy S. Dopp, 55, of Randle, sustained scrapes to the face and the 1995 Chevrolet van sustained major damage, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Dopp was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

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• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, minor in possession of alcohol, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, failure to register as a sex offender; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, dog on a roof, suspicious circumstances, misdemeanor theft, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Sunday, December 27th, 2015
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‘I SAW WHAT YOU DID’

• Police were called to the 100 block of High Street in Centralia about 3:30 p.m. yesterday for a hit and run to a parked vehicle. The incident was witnessed by another individual who left a note describing the running vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect car is described as a dark blue or black Dodge Challenger with a Washington license plate reading AVJ 5681, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, drinking liquor in public, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Saturday, December 26th, 2015
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AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 7:20 p.m. yesterday about a red 1994 Mazda pickup truck stolen from the 100 block of South Tower Avenue. The license plate reads C25615C, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 1900 block of North Pearl Street. Taken was a tool box, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Tools and some paperwork were stolen in a vehicle prowl at the 1000 block of Belmont Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 12:45 p.m. on Thursday.

MORE THEFT

• Police were called about 10:30 a.m. on Thursday to the 1400 block of Johnson Road where packages that reportedly were delivered two days earlier were missing.

• Police were called about 2 p.m. yesterday to the 1300 block of Alexander Street regarding a wallet stolen from inside the facility.

ANIMAL INJURY

• Centralia police were called just after 7 a.m. yesterday to Warsaw Street and Delaware Avenue where a dog returned home injured, with heavy bleeding from its chest. The owner could not afford to take the dog to the vet so it is not known what the injury was or how it happened, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• Police arrested a 25-year-old motorist for driving under the influence after a three-vehicle, non-injury collision at the 500 block of Woodland Avenue in Centralia at about 3:30 a.m. yesterday. Roberto C. Montes Reyes was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Police were called about 3:30 p.m. on Thursday to a two-vehicle minor injury collision at Reynolds Avenue and Industrial Drive in Centralia, in which one of the vehicles continued on. The running vehicle was described as white and possibly a Chevrolet Suburban, which would have front end damage, according to the Centralia Police Department. About an hour later, a suspect was found during a traffic stop near Johnson Road, according to police. Servero Hernandez Cirilo 28 of Centralia, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence and also for hit and run, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for hit and run, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, December 24th, 2015
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FEDS COME TO WINLOCK, ARREST RESIDENT

• A 30-year-old Winlock man was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for allegedly using a social media application to trade images of child pornography. Officers accompanied by members of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office were at the residence on the 2700 block of Highway 603 on Tuesday and subsequently booked Donald L. Schnacker into the Lewis County Jail, according to authorities. Lewis County prosecutors yesterday filed two charges, of both possessing and dealing in depictions of minors engaged in sexual conduct.  Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer said a tip first came into the FBI office in Little Rock and investigators found evidence Schnacker used his phone and the Kik messenger app to access wireless internet from the library. Schnacker’s arraignment was scheduled for today.

PENNIES FOUND ON SUSPECTED CAR PROWLER

• Chehalis police were called about 4 o’clock this morning after an individual on Southwest Seventh Street near Market Boulevard observed the dome light on in their vehicle. An officer arriving to the area spotted a person by a fence, motioned them to come back, and subsequently found numerous items on their person, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Talen C.A. Maddux was arrested for second-degree vehicle prowl, according to police. The items included pennies, a breath mint, a fishing bob, lighters, pencils, pens and a glove, police said. Maddux was booked into the Lewis County Jail.

CAMERA TAKEN IN CAR PROWL

• Centralia police were called just after noon yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 200 block of Tacoma Avenue. A camera was taken, according to the Centralia Police Department.

THEFT OF GASOLINE

• Chehalis police were called yesterday by a business on the 2500 block of Northeast Kresky Avenue that discovered via surveillance images someone had siphoned fuel from their vehicles during the night. The loss is listed as $30, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

FRAUD CENTRALIA

• Police were called about 2:20 p.m. yesterday by a victim who they discovered a person they know used the victim’s personal information to obtain utilities in the Spokane area and then didn’t pay the bill. The case associated with an address on Alder Street is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police were contacted yesterday afternoon to take a report of fraud in which an estranged husband allegedly accessed his wife’s account, in a case associated with a credit union on the 1300 block of South Gold Street. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ATTEMPTED FRAUD CHEHALIS

• Chehalis police took a report yesterday from a resident who reported he was selling  wood stove on on Craigslist over the Internet and was contacted by an individual supposedly in Texas who sent him a check for more than the agreed upon price and wanted him to cash it at a New York bank. The Chehalis resident thought it was suspicious and didn’t follow through, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

TEEN BOOKED FOR ASSAULT

• A 17-year-old girl who allegedly kicked an officer while being picked up on an outstanding warrant was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center yesterday for third-degree assault. The incident at approximately 3:20 p.m. occurred at the 800 block of West Main Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department.

DRUGS

• Centralia police are recommending a criminal charge of possession of methamphetamine in connection with an arrest for shoplifting made about 8 p.m. yesterday at the 500 block of South Tower Avenue. Jason W. Dix, 41, of Centralia, was issued a citation and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ON THE ROAD

• An Oakville woman was injured last night when her car hit water, skidded off a highway and landed on its roof in McCleary. Troopers called just after 10 p.m. to eastbound state Route 8 report that Angela L. Wickstrom, 46, was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital. Her Subaru station wagon was damaged, towed and impounded, according to the Washington State Patrol. Wickstrom was to be cited for driving too fast for conditions, according to the state patrol.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, drugs, misdemeanor assault, misdemeanor  theft responses for alarm, possible child abuse, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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FAILED INTRUSION ATTEMPT

• Police responding to an approximately 7 a.m. call yesterday that someone was trying to break in to a home on the 600 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia detained a 20-year-old man. The resident was home, heard banging at the back door and when he looked through the curtains, saw a stranger trying to hit the door with his shoulder, according to the Centralia Police Department. Joseph L. McCarthy was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for attempted residential burglary, according to police. However, prosecutors declined to file charges and he was to be released.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE

• A woman who returned to her estranged husband’s Centralia apartment, allegedly threw things around and punched him the head was arrested for first-degree burglary yesterday. Officers responding to the approximately 3:15 p.m. call to the 600 block of North Pearl Street booked 54-year-old Kathy A. Kirby into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

VEHICLE PROWL

• Chehalis police were called yesterday morning by a woman who said  her purse was stolen from her car the previous day at the Safeway parking lot. She said she walked her shopping cart back into the store so employees wouldn’t have to, and during that time her purse disappeared, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

UNCONFIRMED KIDNAPPING

• Chehalis police were called about 8:30 p.m. yesterday by a man who said he’d been abducted from the parking lot at Wal-Mart in October and held captive until yesterday. He appeared to be in normal health and didn’t want the officer to follow up by attempting to locate security videos and declined to take a polygraph, according to the Chehalis Police Department. A report was taken for informational purposes, as nothing was found to support his description of the events that included having been tied up, and taken to Oregon, but eventually able to drive home, according to police.

ON THE ROAD

• Centralia police arrested a 33-year-old woman for driving under the influence after she reportedly drove the wrong direction on a one-way street and collided head-on with another vehicle last night. It happened about 8:30 p.m. in front of the fire station on the 500 block of North Pearl Street, according to the Centralia Police Department. The other driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and Tayra F. Hall, of Yelm, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.

• A 23-year-old Chehalis resident pulled over just before 8 p.m. yesterday at the 800 block of West Main Street in Chehalis after a deputy observed him driving in an erratic manner was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana. According to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy noted a strong odor of burned marijuana and field sobriety test results were consistent with marijuana use. Pedro L. Boites was taken into custody, taken to Providence Centralia Hospital for a blood test and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, violation of court order; responses for possible fraud, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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PARCEL PICKED OFF PORCH

• Centralia police were called yesterday to the 500 block of South Washington Avenue to take a report of the theft of a package from a door step. The victim called UPS when the coat she ordered didn’t arrive and was told it had been delivered several days earlier, according to the Centralia Police Department.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY

• Police responded to a 5 p.m. call yesterday at the 800 block of Elm Street in Centralia and found someone had attempted to break in to an outbuilding.

BURGLARY

• Chehalis police were called yesterday to a residence on Southwest 10th Street near Market Boulevard where a woman said she was missing $15 and found that someone had pried open her back door on Saturday.

PEEPING TOM REPORT

• Police responded to the 300 block of First Street in Morton after a 3:45 a.m. call yesterday about a suspicious person looking into windows and knocking on doors. The officer was unable to find the person according to the Morton Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• A stolen car was recovered yesterday evening at the 500 block of Woodland Avenue in Centralia. The  Honda Civic had been reported stolen the morning before from the 200 block of Tilley Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called yesterday afternoon about an overnight vehicle prowl at the 800 block of West Pear Street in Centralia. Missing is a purse, according to the Centralia Police Department.

PHONE HARASSMENT

• Chehalis police were called yesterday by a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center on Southeast Washington Avenue about a weird phone call they’d received. An unknown person called the facility and made comments referencing something they were about to do that could get them 25 years, according to the Chehalis Police Department. There was no way to contact the caller back, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, parental visitation issue … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, December 21st, 2015
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COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATOR RAID

• A 25-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly got into a Chehalis restaurant’s cooler, told an employee he was hungry and had permission from the owner to take some food. He left on his bicycle from Jeremy’s on the 500 block of West Main Street about 6 p.m. on Friday with at least one large uncooked prime rib, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Genaro M. Rivas was subsequently located and booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree burglary, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 9:30 a.m. yesterday about a car stolen from the 200 block of Tilley Avenue. Missing is a black 1999 Honda Civic with a license plate reading APW 3800, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A 1998 Honda Civic stolen in Monroe last month turned up yesterday evening on Forest Service Road 2304 outside of Randle. It’s owner was contacted and the loss is estimated at $500, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

CAR PROWL

• Police were called to the 200 block of Washington Avenue in Chehalis on Friday about a vehicle prowl in which a stereo, a GPS unit and various CDs were stolen overnight.

• Someone stole an iPod and a stereo from a Honda Civic parked at South Market Boulevard near Main Street in Chehalis, according to a report made to police on Friday morning.

FRAUD

• Two people were arrested yesterday for forgery in connection with the deposit of fraudulent checks into TwinStar Credit Union in Chehalis last month. The amount associated with the case is $1,342, according to the Chehalis Police Department.  Booked into the Lewis County Jail were Michael L. Hill, 27, and Raeanne M. Manners-Bell, 32, both from Chehalis according to police.

DRUGS

• A pair of Chehalis residents were arrested early this morning after police responded to the 600 block of West Main Street. One of them was at the counter purchasing Charm Blow Pops and when a deputy pulled into the lot, went back and dumped candy from their pockets, according to the Chehalis Police Department. A search incident to arrest turned up a needle and suspected drugs, according to police. Booked into the Lewis County Jail for drug violations were Carl D. Salzer, 23, and Darcie N. Negrete, 24, according to police.

• A 20-year-old Chehalis resident was arrested after police were called to the Twin City Town Center about a person inside a vehicle believed to be shooting up drugs just after 3 p.m. on Saturday. An officer contacted the individual and found a syringe and a brown substance, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Eric J. Stevens was booked into the Lewis County Jail for a drug violation, according to police.

HOT CHIMNEY PIPE IGNITES WALL

• Firefighters called at 4:10 p.m. yesterday to a fire at a home on the 900 block of Garrard Creek Road west of Centralia and south of Oakville found an individual there had sprayed a garden hose onto the wall and ceiling controlling the spread of the flames. The damage to the wall and ceiling was related to heat from a metal chimney pipe that passed through a wood wall, according to Riverside Fire Authority. Nobody was injured and the residents were able to remain in their home, according to the fire department.

NOT A FIRE

• Firefighters called to a downtown apartment building last night for smoke rolling out of a sidewalk-level window well were relieved to find it was steam from a laundry room. “It fooled me when we first pulled up,” Chehalis Fire Department Capt. Kevin Curfman said. “But we figured out pretty quickly what it was.” Curfman said the weather conditions must have been just right to make the dryer steam look like smoke at the San Juan Arms building on Cascade Avenue.

ON THE ROAD

• Nobody was injured when a 58-year-old driver could not stop in time and ran into the back of a school bus at about 12:45 p.m. on Friday at the 300 block of Rhoades Road in Winlock. The Winlock resident’s 2006 Mercury Milan sustained major damage and the rear bumper of the bus was scratched, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was cited for following too closely, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, disorderly conduct, no-contact order violation, protection oder violation; responses for alarm, dispute, civil problems, buildings tagged, misdemeanor theft, misdemeanor assault, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, out-of-control child, teenagers knocking over garbage cans … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Sunday, December 20th, 2015
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SKETCHY MAGAZINE SELLER

• A resident at the 200 block of Elizabeth Browning Drive who allowed a door-to-door salesman to use her bathroom discovered a computer tablet missing after he left, according to a report made to Centralia police about 10 a.m. yesterday. The victim had paid cash for a magazine subscription, according to the Centralia Police Department. The receipt was signed Josh Medarz which may or may not be his real name, according to police. The salesman was described as tall, skinny and about 19 years old, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• Police were called about 6:30 p.m. yesterday about a white 1991 Toyota 4Runner stolen from the 1400 block of Johnson Road in Centralia. The vehicle has a license plate reading ATN1638, according to the Centralia Police Department.

FRAUD

• Centralia police were contacted about 2 p.m. on Friday by an individual who said someone got into his motor home which was stored away from his residence and took his credit card, used it and then returned it without his knowledge. The charges weren’t discovered until he checked his statement, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case associated with a location on the 200 block of North Ash Street is under investigation, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for misdemeanor theft, collision on city street … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, December 18th, 2015
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Updated

RETAIL RUCKUS

• A 30-year-old man confronted about minor shoplifting about 8 p.m. yesterday allegedly fought with store security and then was arrested for first-degree robbery as a knife fell out of his pocket during the altercation, according to the Centralia Police Department. Terry J Ayres, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail after the incident at the 500 block of South Tower Avenue, according to police. When charges were filed later in the day, they were for second-degree robbery. Ayres’ bail was set at $30,000.

• Chehalis police were called to Home Depot about 2:15 p.m. yesterday, told that a customer was cursing and causing a scene, upset because his $7,000 order hadn’t arrived, was late and they wouldn’t give him a refund. Store personnel told him to leave and he wouldn’t, so the 53-year-old Rochester man was arrested, according to the Chehalis Police Department. John A. Ward was booked into the Lewis County Jail for first-degree trespassing, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, according to police.

AUTO THEFT

• Chehalis police were called about 4:40 p.m. about a stolen car located in the parking lot at Wal-Mart. Police were told on Tuesday a rented 2015 Buick Encore vanished, along with its keys and a female who had been at the home on Northwest Quincy Place. The rental agency got the female’s name, went to her Centralia residence, got the keys and she told them where to find the vehicle, according to the Chehalis Police Department. No arrest has been made, according to police.

DRUGS

• Deputies following up on information a registered sex offender they had been looking for was at a residence on the 100 block of Stubb Road in Cinebar found 56-year-old Bill J. Lane coming out of a cabin there late yesterday afternoon. A search incident  to his arrest turned up suspected methamphetamine on his person, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Lane was booked into the Lewis County Jail for a warrant and for possession of meth, the sheriff’s office reported this morning.

• Centralia police were called about 10 a.m. yesterday to take a report from the 1000 block of L Street that an unknown person had entered and unlocked home while the resident was away and stolen some medication.

CAR PROWL

• Officers took a report that someone broke out the window on a parked vehicle and removed a bowling ball and bowling shoes after being called just after 9 o’clock yesterday morning to the 100 block of Mellen Street in Centralia.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, dispute, obstructing, harassment, disorderly conduct, failure to transfer vehicle title, driving under the influence, driving with no license, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, unfounded report, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, domestic misdemeanor assault … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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DOMESTIC ARREST

• Centralia police called just after 9 p.m. yesterday about an assault at the 300 block of South Street ended up subduing a suspect with a Taser. Steven D Bliss, 45, Centralia, was arrested for domestic fourth-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

MACE IN FACE

• A deputy was called to the fire station on Harrison Avenue in Centralia at about 8:25 p.m. yesterday regarding an assault victim being treated there who had been sprayed in the face with mace. The case is under investigation, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

THEFT FROM SCHOOL

• A $1,300 chainsaw was taken from the bed of a pickup truck in the parking lot at White Pass High School in Randle about 6:30 p.m. yesterday. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office says it was a Stihl 661C with a 28-inch bar.

THEFT NEAR TRAIN STATION

• A bike and trailer were stolen from the 200 block of Railroad Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 4:40 p.m. yesterday.

CHRISTMAS SHOP(LIFT)ING

• Centralia police are looking for a shoplifter who took a rain-type jacket from a store on the 1400 block of Lum Road and left on a skateboard yesterday afternoon. Officers called about 3:20 p.m. were told the male was small in stature, sported several tattoos on his face and body and was wearing socks with marijuana plants on them,  according to the Centralia Police Department. The same suspect also stole Vane tennis shoes from a nearby business,a according to police.

FRAUD

• Police were called to the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue about 1:30 p.m. yesterday regarding several counterfeit money orders being passed. The case is still under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• A Chehalis resident reported to police yesterday that someone had forged his name on a check and cashed it for $325, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

VANDALISM

• Centralia police took a report yesterday morning that rocks were thrown at a car while it was parked sometime over the previous evening at the 900 block of South Pearl Street.

ON THE ROAD

• A vehicle being driven by the assistant chief for Riverside Fire Authority was rear-ended just before 4:30 p.m. yesterday at Harrison Avenue at Interstate 5, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was not injured but the driver of the other vehicle was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital for minor injuries, according to police.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, domestic misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, malicious mischief, possible hit and run, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, a ruckus at a bus stop … and more.

Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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DOGNAPPING

• A black and white border collie was reported stolen from its backyard on the 800 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia at about 11 a.m. yesterday, according to the Centralia Police Department.

AUTO THEFT

• An individual went to the Chehalis Police Department yesterday afternoon to report that when he woke up, a car that he had rented was missing. He said he believed it may have been taken by a person who was at his home on Northwest Quincy Place, because the car, the keys and the person were all gone, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The stolen vehicle is described by police as a gray 2015 Buick Encore.

PARCEL THEFT

• Centralia police were called about 4:20 p.m. yesterday regarding the theft of a package that had been left by the front door at the 500 block of South Washington Avenue.

ON THE ROAD

• A 50-year-old Toledo woman with a child passenger was arrested for driving under the influence after another motorist reported the vehicle going all over the roadway and into oncoming traffic yesterday evening on the 100 block of West Side Highway near Vader. A deputy responding about 5:15 p.m. got a search warrant for her blood and booked Marie A. Jeroue into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff gave the teenage passenger a ride home, according to the sheriff’s office.

AND MORE

• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, malicious mischief, protection order violation, domestic misdemeanor assault; responses for dispute, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.