FIREARM, ALCOHOL TAKEN IN BREAK-IN
• A pair of 14-year-old girls from Doty were arrested for allegedly burglarizing a home on the 200 block of Stevens Road and taking a handgun, soda pop and beer, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported yesterday. A deputy investigating the Thursday incident discovered the girls had used the phone at the home to call their mother, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. The teens were booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, according to Breen. The gun was recovered, he said.
CENTRALIA BURGLARY AND THEFT
• Centralia police were called at 7:50 a.m. yesterday to the 900 block of Johnson Road regarding the theft of merchandise from the concession stand.
• Centralia police took a report yesterday afternoon of the theft of mail from the 1000 block of North Scheuber Road. The mail box was damaged too, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 41-year-old Chehalis resident was jailed yesterday after allegedly assaulting a clerk who had asked him to leave after he passed out in the bathroom and was belligerent with employees at the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia. Officers called just before 4:30 p.m. indicated Maalgeney R. Denetclaw was highly intoxicated and arrested him for fourth-degree assault, according to the Centralia Police Department.
FAKE BILLS LEAD TO ARREST
• A 24-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for forgery on Thursday in connection with a Jan. 22 call to a business on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue about the receipt of four counterfeit $20 bills, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Dillion S. Simmons was booked into the Lewis County Jail.
• A case involving a 14-year-old boy at the 900 block of Johnson Road yesterday morning resulted in a referral to juvenile prosecutors for a charge of possession of marijuana, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, civil issue, hit and run, vandalism, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 273 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 48-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.