• A 16-year-old boy was booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for harassment related to allegedly making threats at the 1000 block of Scammon Creek Road yesterday afternoon. Officers called at 4:24 p.m. report they also had probable cause for second-degree assault related to a previous incident and a different victim, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Joshua D. Ward, 29 of Randle, was arrested and booked into jail after allegedly trying to cash a forged check at a local bank. Police called just before 1:30 p.m. to the 200 block of West Main Street in Centralia booked him in to the Lewis County Jail for forgery, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Chehalis police took a report yesterday from an individual who said he got a message from a tax business telling him his refund had been credited to his account; he said he believed his W-2 form had been stolen, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Police were called just after 7:30 a.m. yesterday to the 900 block of Orton Street in Centralia where someone had stolen tools from a building which was being renovated, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Centralia police were called about 9:15 p.m. yesterday to a report of the theft of medication at the 900 block of South Scheuber Road.
• Chehalis police were called to the 2100 block of North National Avenue at 10 a.m. yesterday where someone had tried to siphon fuel from someone else’s vehicle. A siphoning hose was left behind in a gas tank, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
KIDS AND KNIVES
• Officers responded to the 400 block of Main Avenue in Morton about 5:05 p.m. on Friday to a juvenile reportedly chasing a group of kids with a knife. The situation is pending further investigation, according to the Morton Police Department.
• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, third-degree theft, civil issue, runaway teen, vehicle collision, suspicious circumstances … and more among 140 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.