• A 37-year-old Randle man was arrested after he allegedly attacked his wife last night because she was late getting home. Deputies called about 8:30 p.m learned the woman fled her home after her husband choked her until she saw stars, slammed her face into a floor and put his hand down her pants, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. David C. Haviland was arrested for second-degree assault, second-degree rape and related offenses and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown.
• A 23-year-old Chehalis man was arrested on Friday night for allegedly dislocating a man’s shoulder during a dispute the day before at Stan Hedwall Park in Chehalis. The 30-year-old victim told police he was sitting in a car with his girlfriend when her ex-boyfriend approached and assaulted him, according to Chehalis police. Ryan J. Vanetta was booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault and also malicious mischief as he reportedly threw rocks at the vehicle, according to police.
BURGLARY AND THEFT
• Centralia police were called about 1:15 a.m. today to an attempted burglary at a business on the 600 block of West Main Street. Someone broke into the smoke shop but was apparently scared away by an alarm, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police reported it was not immediately evident if anything was stolen.
• A 32-year-old Centralia man was arrested early Sunday morning for allegedly burglarizing house under construction on the 1700 block of Hillview Road, according to the Centralia Police Department. The unspecified stolen property was found and returned to its owner, according to police. Steve Ingle Jr. was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police. Ingle was released without charges pending further investigation.
• A stolen garden pond was recovered at an Onalaska home after a couple were contacted Saturday in connection with a red pickup truck suspected to be involved with multiple burglaries and thefts. The part of the case involving a 20-year-old Onalaska woman is being referred for a possible charge of obstruction as she allegedly lied to protect her boyfriend, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The boyfriend, James C. Cunning, 35, of Onalaska, was arrested and booked for possession of stolen property in the second-degree, but he is being released without charges pending further investigation. A deputy was told of two other individuals who reportedly borrowed the truck at some point, according to Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown.
• A television and a laptop computer were among the items taken in a burglary at the 900 block of South Silver Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police on Friday morning.
• More than $1,000 of items were stolen from a Mossyrock-area home, shop and camper including tools, skis and two bottle of liquor, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The burglary reported Friday at the 100 block of Winston Creek Road happened sometime since early January, according to the sheriff’s office.
• A deputy took a report on Friday of a $6,000 farm implement stolen from the 200 block of North Military Road in Winlock sometime since April 13. The equipment, used to remove round bales of hay, had to have been towed away, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• A leaf blower and a chainsaw were reported stolen from a garage Saturday evening on the 300 block of South Street in Centralia.
• Centralia police were called about 1:45 a.m. on Sunday to a tavern on the 300 block of North Tower Avenue where a woman said someone had stolen her purse.
DRUGS FOUND HIDDEN IN VEHICLE
• Morton police reported they were called to the 200 block of Jastad Road last week after a citizen discovered two large bricks of marijuana when removing the rear seat in his car. He had locked his keys in the vehicle and when trying to get in, found the “bricks” each weighing a little more than two pounds, according to the Morton Police Department. They were believed to have been there for several years, according to Chief Dan Mortensen. Mortensen said he “back tracked” the car and found it was purchased at auction in Auburn and then sold at a car lot. The chief suspected the vehicle might have come from the midwest a few years back, he said. The marijuana was taken for destruction.
• A 25-year-old Centralia woman was hospitalized after wrecking a bike as she was towed behind a motorcycle in the Winlock area on Saturday night. A deputy called about 7:45 p.m. to the 300 block of Raubuck Road learned she and her brother were traveling downhill when the bicycle passed the motorcycle flipped and tossed her face first onto the black top, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The woman sustained a large cut on her forehead and multiple scrapes, according to Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown.
• A 54-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for driving under the influence following a two-vehicle wreck about 9:30 p.m. on Friday on the 2500 block of Jackson Highway south of Chehalis, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. His PT Cruiser and the pickup truck driven by a 23-year-old Chehalis resident both sustained major damage, according to the sheriff’s office. Matthew D. Clark was booked into the Lewis County Jail, Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said.