ONE DIES IN TOLEDO AREA CRASH
• A 28-year-old passenger died and a driver was airlifted to a Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver after a single-vehicle wreck last night in Toledo. Aid and troopers responded about 7 p.m. after a Honda Accord struck a power pole at Jackson Highway near Ray Road, according to the Washington State Patrol. The car was totaled. According to the state patrol, the vehicle was southbound at a high rate of speed when it struck a guard rail coming around a lefthand corner, crossed the center line and hit the utility pole with its front passenger door. Both men are from Vancouver, according to the investigating trooper. Adam W. Newstrom, 28, died and Jonathon K. Reno, 42, was hospitalized, according to the state patrol. Neither were wearing seat belts. The cause of the wreck is under investigation, but the state patrol says alcohol or drugs were involved.
WANTED SUBJECT SURRENDERS
• Police from Centralia surrounded a travel trailer yesterday evening where a wanted person was hiding out on the 1300 block of Rose Street. The incident about 6 p.m. involved Jordan C. Yocom, 30, of Centralia who was being sought by Tumwater police police in connection with a robbery, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officers used a loudspeaker to call Yocom out and he surrendered peacefully, according to police.
FALSE BREAK-IN REPORT LEADS TO REAL ARREST
• A 34-year-old Centralia man was arrested yesterday after allegedly reporting someone had kicked in the door to his apartment at the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue. Police called about 3:30 p.m. to the purported burglary say the victim had actually kicked in his own door after being locked out and lied about a break-in because he was worried he would be held responsible for the damage. Joshua J. Williams, 34, and Cristi L. Wright, 38, of Centralia, were both arrested for filing false police report, according to the Centralia Police Department. Williams was booked into the Lewis County Jail.