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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.