Updated at 7:11 p.m.
ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD
• A 55-year-old Winlock resident who wrecked his motorcycle off the 200 block of Knowles Road in Winlock early Saturday morning sustained head injuries, broken bones and abrasions along his body, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy responding about 1:35 a.m. cited Corey L. Smith for driving under the influence but he was released at the hospital so he could be treated, according to the sheriff’s office. His 1992 Harley Davidson sustained major damage, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.
• A 20-year-old Toledo resident sustained minor injuries but was arrested for driving under the influence after his 1999 BMW 323 came to rest on its side against a tree along the 700 block of Tucker Road outside Toledo. A deputy responding just after midnight on Friday noted Edgar B. Clairez had been wearing a seatbelt but his car had rolled and was totaled, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was taken to the hospital for medical clearance and not booked into jail, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.
• A 39-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for driving under the influence as well as hit and run after allegedly crossing lanes and striking an oncoming vehicle at the 1700 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia. Officers responding to the approximately 9:30 p.m. call on Friday report Consuelo Paulin-Garcia fled the scene but was located a short time later, according to the Centralia Police Department. Two victims were injured, according to police, with one treated for labor contractions and the other for neck pain. Paulin-Garcia was booked into the Lewis County Jail, but is being released with no felony charges filed pending further investigation.
• Centralia police were called about 11:30 a.m. on Friday about a hit and run accident at Harrison Avenue and Interstate 5 in which the fleeing vehicle was described as a gold-colored pickup towing a trailer full of lawn care equipment.
• An officer called about 11:20 a.m. on Friday about a car versus bicyclist accident at the 200 block of West Main Street in Chehalis was unable to locate the suspect vehicle but did find a male pushing a bicycle who said he didn’t know anything about it, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
PROSECUTORS: DETAINEE SPITS, KICKS OFFICER
• A 43-year-old Bucoda man put in the back of a patrol car for an outstanding warrant was arrested for third-degree assault after allegedly kicking a Napavine police officer in the lower stomach and belt area. The incident occurred after the man allegedly spit on the side of the police vehicle and was “escorted to the ground” when Officer Noel Shields believed he was about to spit on him, according to court documents. John P. Beck was booked into the Lewis County Jail on Friday night, according to its online roster, but charging documents state the incident near McDonalds on Kirkland Road happened yesterday. Beck was charged today in Lewis County Superior Court with third-degree assault and his bail was set at $10,000
MAN IN ROAD, COVERED WITH SHEET
• Centralia officers called just before 1 o’clock this morning about a man standing in the roadway blocking traffic, with a large sheet covering himself, ended up using a Taser to take him in to custody. Police arriving to the area at North Pearl and West Fourth streets report he charged them and when they tried to talk with him, he made threats and was aggressive, according to the Centralia Police Department. A Taser was deployed and Shane M. Schafer, 45, of Centralia, was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.
WATER BALLOON INCIDENTS PROMPT CHASE
• An 18-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for reckless driving last night after allegedly attempting to flee a victim of a water-ballooning. Officers called about 10:35 p.m. to Main and Silver streets in Centralia detained Hodges C. Bailey and two under-18 youth for allegedly striking numerous vehicles in both Centralia and Chehalis with the water-filled balloons, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A gold 1998 Mazda 626 was reported stolen about 8:35 a.m. on Saturday from the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia.
• Centralia police were called about 11:15 a.m. yesterday to a home on the 800 block of West Plum Street to take a report of a stolen pistol.
• Police were called about a 30.06 rifle stolen in a burglary at a residence on the 700 block of Vienna Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 11 p.m. on Saturday.
• A 32-year-old Winlock woman allegedly stole an LED candle from a chapel at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road in Centralia on Friday afternoon. Lucia D. Spross was arrested for third-degree theft and then released, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Chehalis police were called to the 500 block of Southwest William Avenue at about 2 p.m. on Friday to take a report that five tires were stolen from behind the home early that morning or during the night.
• A counterfeit $100 bill was spent at a retail store on the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 7:10 a.m. on Saturday. A report of a similar instance at the same location was made on Friday afternoon, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• An officer was called about 8:10 .m. yesterday for a vehicle prowl at the 1700 block of Ham Hill Road in Centralia. Missing was a GPS unit, tools and binoculars, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Centralia police were called about 10:15 a.m. yesterday to the 100 block of North Washington Avenue for a broken window to a vehicle. Just before 10:30 a.m., a report of a broken windshield was made from the 1300 block of Rose Street, and just before 11 a.m., a victim reported the same at the 200 block of North Washington Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Centralia police were called for malicious mischief to a vehicle on Saturday night at the 200 block of West Second Street, the 400 block of West Hanson Street, the 1400 block of Belmont Avenue and the 900 block of Marion Street.
• Austin J. Hines, 20 of Centralia, was arrested and booked for felony possession of marijuana after contact with police about 11:25 p.m. on Saturday at Centralia College Boulevard and Cedar Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.
• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, underage drinking, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, possession of marijuana, possession of liquor by minor; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, third-degree theft, hit and run, harassment, suspicious circumstances, collision on city street, graffiti to a fence and tree and locomotive … and more among 477 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.