Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 1:09 pm



• A deputy was called to the 300 block of Carlisle Avenue in Onalaska after a 36-year-old man returned home to find furniture and other large items missing from his residence. It happened sometime between May 8 and yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The victim is compiling a list of stolen property, according to the sheriff’s office.


• Chehalis police were called about 12:45 p.m. yesterday to the 1000 block of Southwest 20th Street following the discovery that a blue gas-powered water pump was missing from an apartment complex.

• Chehalis police were called yesterday evening about the theft of a license plate cover and bulb from a vehicle parked at a residence on the 700 block of Southwest 20th Street.


• Centralia police report this morning they took a report yesterday of a bank fraud which was initiated by a computer virus on a home computer. The victim was able to contact his bank and stop the transaction, according to the Centralia Police Department. Police say the case associated with an address on the 900 block of West Chestnut Street is believed to have been hatched overseas.


• A 27-year-old Toledo man was arrested yesterday morning for possession of a stolen vehicle after he was stopped by a deputy about 9:30 a.m. at state Route 505 and Camus Road. Lake A. Gregson said he had borrowed the car from a friend but the 1991 Honda Accord had been reported stolen to the Longview Police Department, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Gregson was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.


• Firefighters called just after midnight when flames erupted beneath the southbound Interstate 5 onramp at exit 77 in Chehalis found three adults had been sleeping there, had a campfire and it spread to their belongings, according to the Chehalis Fire Department. “It was more than they could put out with the water they had,” Fire Capt. Ted McCarty said. The fire was extinguished and nobody was hurt, he said.


• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants,  trespassing, probation violation, third-degree theft, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vehicle collision, shoplifting, sexual assault, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances… and more among 117 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.


CORRECTION: This has been updated to reflect that the burglary at the 300 block of Carlisle Avenue in Onalaska occurred between May 8 of this year and yesterday. Incorrect information had been provided by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

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