Updated at 12:46 p.m.
SMASH AND GRAB
• An officer responding to an alarm at 4:30 a.m. yesterday at a convenience store on the 100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia found someone had smashed out the front door glass and stolen numerous items. The case was referred to detectives for follow up, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Deputies responding to an alarm just after 3:30 a.m. yesterday at a gas station on the 100 block of Mulford Road outside Toledo arrived to find the front glass door broken and merchandise on the ground. Surveillance video showed two males entering the business and then removing items, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The loss is estimated at $1,500 but a list is still being investigated, according to the sheriff’s office. The damage to the door is listed at $1,000, Cmdr. Dusty Breen said. The intruders were wearing dark jackets, blue jeans and gloves and their faves were covered, according to Breen.
RESIDENTIAL THEFT CENTRALIA
• Centralia police were called about 8:30 a.m. yesterday a house on the 600 block of Lakeshore Drive to take a report of a burglary. The victims called police after noticing a container full of coins and a wallet was missing from their bedroom, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Someone stole a package from the front of a residence on the 700 block of G Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 1:20 p.m. on Friday.
RESIDENTIAL THEFT CHEHALIS
• Police were called about 6:15 p.m. on Saturday to a location on Southeast Washington Avenue in Chehalis about possible stolen checks. The case is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Sometime in the two weeks before Friday, someone stole a large spool of irrigation hose plus two large sprinkler heads from the 100 block of Donahoe Road outside Chehalis. The loss is listed at $4,000, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• A 48-year-old Centralia man observed by an officer driving a stolen vehicle yesterday about 10:30 a.m. at the 1700 block of Hillview Road in Centralia was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle as well as possession of methamphetamine. Kelly O. Moran was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• An officer was called just after 5 o’clock yesterday morning to the 500 block of Northeast Washington Avenue in Chehalis following the discovery someone stole a tool box from the back of a parked truck.
• Chehalis police were called about 7 p.m. on Saturday regarding a vehicle prowl at the 100 block of North Market Boulevard. Taken was a cell phone left on the front seat of the unlocked vehicle, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Police were called to the 2800 block of Russell Road in Centralia on Saturday about an overnight vehicle prowl. A radio was taken from the pickup truck, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 20-year-old woman getting picked up for a warrant at about 8:40 p.m. on Saturday at the 700 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia allegedly kicked an officer as she was resisting arrest. Eternity R.E. Bock, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 22-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for fourth-degree assault after allegedly pepper spraying an individual during a fight at the 200 block of Railroad Avenue in Centralia on Saturday evening. Officers responding about 6:15 p.m. the altercation in front of the train station arrested Tyler A. Reeves, issued him his citation and then released him, according to the Centralia Police Department. A 17-year-old boy involved allegedly tried to physically block an officer from going into the public entrance of an apartment complex, according to police. A case for the teen will be referred to juvenile prosecutors for obstructing, according to police.
• A 19-year-old motorist contacted last night at 11 p.m. on North Gold Street in Centralia was cited for a “trip permit” violation as well as being in possession of marijuana. Police arrested, issued the citation and then released Quinn M. Rector of Chehalis, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 35-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested around 1:10 a.m. yesterday following contact with an officer at the park and ride lot on the 800 block of West Main Avenue in Chehalis. Inside the vehicle in plain view were suspected drug-related items, including suspected heroin and methamphetamine, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Jennifer R. Brown was arrested for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, according to police.
• A 26-year-old Chehalis woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and an outstanding warrant after contact with police just after 8 p.m. on Friday at the 700 block of M Street in Centralia. Alisha A Holmes was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Detectives were asked to determine if a fire that damaged the exterior of a building in Centralia on Saturday evening was arson or just reckless burning. An officer called about 6:45 p.m. to the 400 block of Centralia College Boulevard reported a neighbor saw flames and smoke and extinguished them before anyone arrived, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Chehalis police were called about 8:25 p.m. on Friday to the 1000 block of Southwest McFadden Avenue where someone had slashed tires on a parked vehicle.
ON THE ROAD
• The driver of a Ford Expedition was issued citations for failing to yield to pedestrian and not having insurance after she struck a shopping cart being pushed by an individual and also a child in the parking lot at Wal-Mart at about 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Aid and police responding to the scene at the entrance to the store on Northwest Louisiana Avenue report the 4-year-old fell to the ground and sustained scrapes. The child was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital. The driver said she didn’t see them because the sun was in her eyes, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• A 23-year-old Centralia man was arrested early yesterday morning after allegedly driving into a parked vehicle at the 700 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia and then leaving the scene. An officer responding about 2:15 a.m. booked Bret R. Baker into the Lewis County Jail for driving under the influence and third-degree driving with a suspended license as well as hit and run, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 34-year-old man from Camas is listed in fair condition this morning after an incident on Friday evening in which an allegedly intoxicated driver struck his car on Interstate 5 about three miles south of Tumwater. Troopers responding about 7:25 p.m. to the southbound lanes near milepost 93 report Michael J. Hartung’s disabled Honda Civic was parked on the shoulder when 26-year-old Tyler M. Pendleton’s southbound Subaru drifted to the right, according to the Washington State Patrol. The victim had been standing in front of his car with the hood up, West Thurston Regional Fire Authority Chief Robert Scott said. Hartung was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. The state patrol said his 27-year-old passenger was also injured, but Scott said she just rode along in the ambulance with her friend. The state patrol also reported Pendleton was injured, though Scott said that wasn’t his understanding. Pendleton, from Olympia, is facing a possible charge of driving under the influence, according to the state patrol. Both cars were totaled.
• One student on a school bus playing with a lighter and a leaking aerosol can of deodorant belonging to another student came together on Friday afternoon and ended with a flaming backpack being pushed out the window of the bus. It happened about 1:15 p.m. on Friday along the 100 block of Hewett Road outside Chehalis, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy reports one student sustained a minor finger burn and the case is being referred to juvenile prosecutors for a possible charge of reckless burning. The kids initially tried to put out the fire but weren’t able to, according to the sheriff’s office.
• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, obstructing, malicious mischief, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence; responses for alarm, dispute, tagging, hit and run, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street … and more.