Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, August 4, 2017 at 3:37 pm



• An individual woke up yesterday morning at a residence on the 2000 block of Cooks Hill Road in Centralia to find doors open to the house and numerous items stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department. An investigation is ongoing, according to police.


• Chehalis police were called just before 9 p.m. yesterday after a customer tried to sell an electronic tablet at a store on the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue and a person there recognized it as theirs, which had been stolen in a burglary. He left, the owner got their property back, according to the Chehalis Police Department.


• A 24-year-old Centralia woman who allegedly shoplifted at multiple stores in the area of the 1300 block of Lum Road in Centralia yesterday was located by police inside McDonalds allegedly in possession of stolen goods yesterday evening. Officers responding to an approximately 5:45 p.m. call arrested Amanda B. Smith for retail theft special circumstances and also for second-degree burglary since she had been previously trespassed from one of the businesses, according to the Centralia Police Department. She was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.


• An individual discovered a check they had been issued was fake after they tried to cash it yesterday afternoon at a bank on North Market Boulevard in Chehalis, according to the Chehalis Police Department. The woman had signed up on the Internet to be a “secret shopper” and was told to deposit the check, keep some of it and send some money back, according to police.


• Cologne was taken from an unlocked vehicle at the 1400 block of West Main Street during the night, according to a report made to police about 8:30 a.m. yesterday.

• Chehalis police were called about 5:45 p.m. yesterday to take a report that a $300 Stihl blower was stolen from the back of a truck while it was parked outside Home Depot on the 1700 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

• At about 8:15 a.m. yesterday, Centralia police were notified a wallet had been stolen during the night from a vehicle at the 1500 block of Lewis Street and a stolen debit card had already been used at a local restaurant.

• Centralia police were called about 8 a.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Virginia Drive regarding someone rummaging through someone else’s vehicle during the night. Nothing appears missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.


• Police were called to the 400 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia about 7:30 a.m. yesterday to take a report of a broken window on a truck overnight.


• Two juveniles were so intoxicated they had be medically treated before being booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center last night after police were called about a dispute in the roadway at the 300 block of Spruce Street in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. One had an outstanding warrant and the other allegedly assaulted family members who tried to keep him from fighting, as well as allegedly intimidated a public servant, according to police. Both cases were referred to prosecutors for charging.


• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, civil issue, vandalism, third-degree theft, suspicious circumstances, vehicle collision, dog alone inside a parked vehicle … and more among 195 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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