• A 21-year-old Chehalis man allegedly entered a business, stole a bottle of alcohol and pushed an employee there just before 8 a.m. yesterday at the 500 South Tower Avenue. After he was arrested he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, according to the Centralia Police Department. Eric J. Stevens was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.
• Centralia police were called about 3:30 p.m. on Sunday to a business at the 100 block of South Tower Avenue where a man had been asked to leave, and punched the store’s owner in the chest, according to the Centralia Police Department. Matthew E. Eastman, 32 of Centralia, was arrested for fourth-degree assault and booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.
• A 35-year-old man was arrested for third-degree assault after he allegedly slammed the victim to the ground in a bar dispute around 1 a.m. on Monday at the 100 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia. Timothy R. Babcock, of Centralia, was subsequently arrested also for first-degree malicious mischief after he allegedly kicked out a window in the back of a patrol car, according to the Centralia Police Department. Babcock was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.
• A deputy was called to the 200 block of Big Hanaford Road outside Centralia after a woman woke up about 10 a.m. on Sunday and discovered her truck was missing from the driveway. She said she’d parked the silver 2011 Ford F150 about 10 p.m. the night before, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• A business reported that two male suspects used an unknown tool to bypass the pay system at the fuel pump on the 1200 block of Mellen Street and stole an undetermined amount of fuel yesterday, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police are investigating.
• Kyle L. Davidson, 31, of Centralia, was arrested for first-degree trafficking stolen property on Sunday night. Officers contacted him at a dispute on the 400 block of West Main Street in Centralia and arrested him based on probable cause established on another case which occurred last week, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 22-year-old Chehalis woman who allegedly gave police a fake name after they contacted her about suspected shoplifting incident about 5:45 p.m. on Saturday at the 1700 block of North National Avenue in Chehalis was arrested for second-degree identity theft. Kristina S. Bailey booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Cash, coin collections and a wedding band were discovered stolen from a residence on the 1000 block of Roosevelt Avenue in Centralia after a houseguest was asked to leave, according to a report made to police about 4:40 p.m. on Saturday.
• Police were called about 12:50 p.m. yesterday to the 1600 block of Mellen Street where an individual reported the theft of a ring described as a heart shaped solitaire in yellow gold.
• Centralia police were called about 5:30 p.m. on Friday to the 300 block of Hemlock Street in Centralia regarding the theft of golf clubs and sports memorabilia from an unlocked shop.
• Centralia police were called to the 600 block of West Pine Street about 10 a.m. on Friday where someone had stolen cement planters and a white angel figurine from the yard.
• Chehalis police were called by an individual about 4:25 p.m. on Friday whose wallet was lost and then turned in to a business on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue, but was minus its cash.
• Centralia police took a report about 3:20 p.m. on Friday of the theft of a bank card that had been left in an ATM machine at the 100 block of South Pearl Street and then used later by someone.
• Chehalis police were called just before 10 a.m. on Friday to the 2000 block of Northeast Kresky Avenue where sometime during the night someone stole a heat pump off the side of the building.
• A pressure washer, paint sprayer and a variety of hand tools were reported stolen out of the back of a truck at the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to a report made to police just before 1 p.m. on Saturday.
ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD
• Centralia police are investigating a hit and run collision to a building on the 600 block of North Tower Avenue. The suspect vehicle is described as a blue truck, according to police who were called just after 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, trespass, shoplifting, probation violation, protection order violation, misdemeanor domestic assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, harassment, hit and run, dine and dash, civil issue, vehicle collision, malicious mischief, suspicious circumstances … and more.