• A 45-year-old man was arrested for second-degree assault on Saturday for allegedly earlier threatening his adult son with a knife. When officers arrived to the son’s apartment on the 500 block of North Iron Street in Centralia, Ronald J. Gleason had left, but was subsequently located and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.
• Police were called about 9:15 a.m. yesterday to an antique store on the 800 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia where someone had broken the glass on the door and gone inside. Nothing appeared to be missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 26-year-old Centralia man was arrested last night after he allegedly broke a window at his former girlfriend’s apartment and crawled inside to visit his children. Officers called about 11:45 p.m. to the 2600 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia booked Hugo Flores-Suarez into the Lewis County Jail for burglary, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Two people were arrested when a call for a suspicious vehicle parked off U.S. Highway 12 near Interstate 5 on Friday morning and a couple seen walking with a backpack led deputies to a vacant house with the front partially open door. Elizabeth A. Radford, 52, and Wayne R. Radford III, 28, were found inside and told a deputy they were trying to find who owned the home so they could clean it up, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Coins found in the woman’s pocket turned out to have come from the house. The Chehalis pair were booked into the Lewis County Jail for residential burglary, according to the sheriff’s office.
• Morton police were called on Saturday evening after a black lab chased a woman trying to get a bite of the bag of gas station Jojos she was carrying and accidentally nipped her in the leg instead. An officer contacted the woman at Morton General Hospital and learned one tooth broke the skin on the 23-year-old’s limb, according to the Morton Police Department. The dog was not located, according to police.
CALL FOR HELP ON LAKE LANDS MAN IN JAIL
• A rescue on Saturday night of a disabled boat on Riffe Lake ended on Sunday with nobody injured but one of the craft’s occupants booked into the Lewis County Jail for outstanding warrants. The boaters called 911 about 11:30 p.m. and said they were anchored but stranded about a mile and half from the Taidnapam Boat Launch at the southeast portion of the lake, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Lewis County Fire District 3 responded but their boat became disabled as well, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said. Sheriff’s deputies towed the fire boat but it got too risky to retrieve the original boat, according to Brown. The following day deputies returned and found the boaters about 15 miles from where they said they were, Brown said. Jeremy Doll, 32, of Black Diamond, was arrested for his warrants, according to the sheriff’s office.
• A hail storm led to spinouts and collisions involving five cars and a pickup truck on state Route 508 near milepost 4 on Saturday morning, although nobody was injured, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. It happened about 11:15 a.m., leaving two cars with major damage, according to the sheriff’s office. Nobody was ticketed as it was determined to be caused by the sudden heavy downpour, according to Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown.
• One car was totaled and another sustained major damage but no one was hurt in a two-vehicle collision about 11 a.m. on Saturday on state Route 506 near Telegraph Road in Vader, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A 28-year-old motorist who was westbound on the highway struck a car driven by a 78-year-old woman who was stationary at a stop sign, according to the sheriff’s office. The 28-year-old man was cited for speeds too fast, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown.
• At about 4:40 p.m. on Saturday, a 17-year-old boy from Winlock escaped serious injury but totaled his pickup truck when he fell asleep while driving southbound along a straight stretch at the 400 block of North Military Road near Winlock. The 2004 Ford Ranger veered left off the roady, glanced off a tree and came back onto the road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The driver was cited for second-degree negligent driving, according to the sheriff’s office.
• A 49-year-old Onalaska woman whose car hydroplaned, went sideways and was struck by an SUV on Interstate 5 in Chehalis is blamed for sending a trooper to the hospital on Saturday morning, according to the Washington State Patrol. It happened just before 10:45 a.m. in the southbound lanes near the Chamber of Commerce Way interchange. Trooper Brian L. Ashley, 54, was in his patrol car parked on the right shoulder, and was struck in the rear by Josie A. Ryan’s Pontiac Grand Am, according to the state patrol. The trooper was taken to the hospital with neck and back pain and has been released, spokesperson Trooper Will Finn said. Ryan was cited for speeds too fast for conditions, according to the state patrol. Neither Ryan nor the SUV driver, Randy Bonagofski, 40, of Centralia, were injured, according to the patrol.
• And as usual, other incidents such as calls for shoplifting, family dispute, false alarms, suspicious people who might be buying drugs, selling drugs, or using drugs, bar patrons trying to pick fights with people on Northwest Chehalis Avenue in Chehalis, and a female who said she saw someone peeking up from beneath a dressing room door at Sears at the Lewis County Mall … and more.