Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 4:30 pm



• A 37-year-old Chehalis man was arrested after a long pursuit that reached speeds upwards of 110 mph last night through rural Chehalis. It began 10:35 p.m. when a deputy spotted a vehicle traveling 18 mph over the speed limit in the area of Forest-Napavine Road and Jackson Highway, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. As the deputy turned, the vehicle abruptly took off, skidding around a corner and driving down the center of the roadway, according to the sheriff’s office. The chase led up to near Kirkland Road, to the end of North Fork Road and then up a logging road, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. The vehicle then traveled in reverse down a second road and eventually stopped when it struck the front of a deputy’s vehicle, Breen said. Andrew T. Bradley was taken into custody and booked into the Lewis County Jail for attempting to elude and for second-degree assault, according to Breen. The damage to the patrol car was slight, Breen said.


• Chehalis police were called just after 7 a.m. today about the theft of a Honda Accord from the 200 block of Southwest 13th Street. The car went missing sometime after 2 a.m., according to the Chehalis Police Department. Officers located the vehicle in the area missing all four of its wheels and tires, according to police.


• A 17-year-old boy seen trying to get cash from an ATM yesterday at a business on the 100 block of Foster Creek Road, with several bank cards and receipts in his hand, allegedly admitted he’d stolen a wallet when he got a ride to the area from a Winlock man. The Longview teen spoke to a deputy just after 1 p.m. at the business and handed over the wallet, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He was arrested for six counts of second-degree theft and booked at the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said today.


• Centralia police were called about 3:10 p.m. yesterday for a second-degree burglary at the 1400 block of Mellen Street. “Items” had been stolen during the night, according to the Centralia Police Department.


• A business on the 100 block of South Tower Avenue in Centralia reported the theft of a musical instrument yesterday afternoon. A summons was issued for the person who leased the viola, according to the Centralia Police Department.


• Centralia police were called about 11:50 a.m. yesterday to a business at the 800 block of B Street where someone had cut through a fence and then unbolted and stole a 48-inch LED off-road light bar from a vehicle.

• Centralia police were called about 10:20 a.m. yesterday about a vehicle prowl at the 500 block of Hemlock Street in which a flashlight was taken. It happened last Thursday night, according to the Centralia Police Department.


• Chehalis police were called to an apartment on North National Avenue about 6:30 p.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of a metal bowl out of a bathroom.


• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vehicle collision, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances … and more among 163 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.

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