Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Monday, December 4, 2017 at 2:41 pm




• Centralia police were called about 5:30 p.m. yesterday following a collision on the freeway’s collector-distributor lane near Harrison Avenue when the suspect vehicle followed the victim vehicle toward a parking lot but then fled.


• A 68-year-old motorist was injured when his car traveled down a 20-foot embankment and came to rest against trees along the 900 block of Lincoln Creek Road outside Centralia yesterday. Deputies responding about 8:15 a.m. indicate the Toppenish man was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital for treatment related to neck, back and head pain. His 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier was totaled, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.


• A 25-year-old motorist who allegedly drove the wrong way on North Gold Street in Centralia and collided with a Centralia police car was arrested early yesterday for driving under the influence plus hit and run, according to the Centralia Police Department. It happened shortly after 2 a.m. and both vehicles were damaged but nobody was hurt, according to police. Dillon S. Lindsey, 25, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.


• A 48-year-old Tacoma woman was arrested for attempt to elude after an episode about 11:15 p.m. on Saturday in Centralia in which she allegedly sped away from an officer when the officer tried to stop her for traveling the wrong way on the road, according to the Centralia Police Department. The chase was associated with Mellen Street and Harrison Avenue, according to police. Sophia M. Roses was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.


• Workers with the state Department of Transportation followed a pickup truck where the driver was suspected of stealing a cattle gate on Thursday afternoon until it crashed on state Route 7 near milepost 9, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect fled on foot and was not located but a meth pipe was found on the floorboard of the vehicle, according to the sheriff’s office. The suspect has been identified as a 48-year-old Aberdeen resident and the case will be forwarded to prosecutors for evaluation of charges of third-degree theft and a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said.


• A 53-year-old Centralia woman who allegedly bit her boyfriend was arrested for fourth-degree assault after police were called about 12:15 a.m. yesterday to the 600 block of H Street in Centralia. Kim D. Elliott was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.

• Centralia police called to Providence Centralia Hospital arrested a 51-year-old man who allegedly threw an item at an employee and arrested him for fourth-degree assault at about 6:15 p.m. on Friday. Darren L. Fullerton, 51, of Centralia, was booked into the Lewis County Jail,  according to the Centralia Police Department.


• Centralia police were called to the 2700 block of Russell Road when an individual arrived home to find someone else inside about 6:25 p.m. on Friday. The resident had discovered an interior door locked which should not have been locked and heard a male and a female voice in the home, according to the Centralia Police Department. The intruder(s) fled out the back door, according to police.


• Deputies are investigating an estimated $20,000 worth of firearms reported stolen from the trunk of a vehicle at the 2700 block of Graf Road in Centralia yesterday. The 21-year-old Centralia man said he was transporting them for his grandfather and there were seven to nine guns taken, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.


• Centralia police were called just before noon on Saturday to take a report of the overnight theft of a white 2014 Chevrolet Malibu from the 500 block of West Center Street. The car was later located in Grays Harbor County abandoned, after it left the roadway and drove off an embankment, according to the Centralia Police Department.


• A 40-year-old Winlock woman arrested for suspected shoplifting at Wal-Mart was subsequently arrested also for identity theft after police discovered she had given someone else’s name as her own yesterday afternoon. Sophea M Delavergne was was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department.

• A black 26-inch Schwinn bicycle was reported stolen at the 100 block of South Oak Street in Centralia about 9:40 p.m. on Friday.

• Centralia police took a report from the 700 block of North Washington Avenue about 6:35 p.m. on Friday regarding the unauthorized use of a debit card over the previous several weeks.

• Chehalis police were called about 11:30 a.m. on Friday by a woman who left her purse at a business at the Twin City Town Center and when she returned, it was gone.

• A purse that was left on a driveway at the 2600 block of Seward Avenue in Centralia was reported stolen about 10:30 a.m. on Friday.


• A computer and an iPad were stolen from a vehicle at the 1000 block of J Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 6:30 a.m. today.

• Chehalis police were called about 2:15 p.m. on Sunday to the 600 block of Northwest Hawthorne Place where someone had gotten into a vehicle and stole bank cards and cash.

• Police were called for a car prowl about 4:20 p.m. on Saturday at the 700 block of Allen Street in Centralia. Its window was broken and a red/tan Coach purse was stolen, according to the Centralia Police Department.


• Police called about 3 p.m. on Friday to the 800 block of Eshom Road in Centralia arrested a 17-year-old boy for alleged possession of marijuana at the school, according to the Centralia Police Department.


• Police responded to the 800 block of Main Avenue in Morton at about 2:40 a.m. last Thursday to assist the fire department regarding a male that had fallen into the Tilton River. The officer located the individual and escorted him back to the other responders, according to the Morton Police Department.


• Chehalis police arrested a 33-year-old man who allegedly broke an apartment window and climbed inside at the 100 block of Southwest Fifth Street at about 11:45 a.m. on Saturday. Matthew E. Eastman reportedly was confused, said this was not his place and it was not, according to the Chehalis Police Department. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree malicious mischief and first-degree trespassing, according to police.


• Firefighters were called on Saturday evening for a fire at a mobile home off of state Route 507 behind DJs market and then another fire in a mobile home on Sunday afternoon on Vantine Road, according to South Thurston Fire and EMS. Administrative Chief Tina Vanderhoof said she didn’t think anyone was injured in either fire and was not certain about the extent of damage.


• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for drugs, warrants, trespassing, hit and run, probation violation, fourth-degree assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving with no license, protection order violation; responses for alarm, dispute, vandalism, harassment, shoplifting, civil issue, vehicle collision, suicidal person, suspicious circumstances, disorderly person … and more among 409 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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One Response to “Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup”

  1. Sw says:

    N. Gold st isn’t a one way street, how can someone be going the wrong way??

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