Sirens: Daily police and fire roundup

Friday, February 9, 2018 at 1:51 pm


Updated at 2:12 p.m.


• Chehalis police are investigating an assault at Green Hill School in which a staff member was attacked from behind, losing consciousness when he was kicked and punched in the head. Chehalis Police Department Deputy Chief Randy Kaut said the episode occurred on Jan. 26. The victim was talking to some juveniles and had turned his back, Kaut said. He sought treatment at the hospital, according to police.


•  An unoccupied stolen vehicle from Seattle was located abandoned about 10:30 a.m. yesterday at the 900 block of B Street in Centralia.


• Chehalis police were called about 1:25 p.m. yesterday to the 1700 block of North National Avenue regarding the receipt of approximately $500 worth of checks written on a closed account.


• Centralia police were called about 10:30 a.m. yesterday regarding an attempted vehicle prowl at the 400 block of South Rock Street. Someone damaged the lock, according to the Centralia Police Department.


•  Four females came in and left without paying $71 for their food, according to a report made to Centralia police about 8:20 p.m. yesterday from the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue. They were last seen in a white sport utility vehicle, according to the Centralia Police Department.


• Police were called to the 500 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia just before 10 a.m. yesterday to take a report of the theft of a sign.


• Chehalis police were called just after 7 o’clock this morning to the 200 block of Southwest 13th Street where a vehicle in a parking lot had been spray painted.


• Passersby and deputies on the scene of a rollover accident yesterday performed lifesaving measures on an injured driver, who was subsequently airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Lewis County Fire District 5 Acting Chief Laura Hanson said a crew was called about noon to the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near milepost 68, but was on another call. Nearby fire departments from Winlock, rural Chehalis and the city of Chehalis responded to assist, according to Hanson. The female driver was the sole occupant of the pickup truck, Hanson said. “I understand there was a tourniquet applied, that was necessary,” Hanson said. Further details were not readily available.


• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, third-degree theft, driving with suspended license, protection order violation, unlawful transit conduct; responses for alarm, dispute, shoplifting, vehicle collision, disorderly person, suspicious circumstances … and more among 131 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 24-hour period ending about 7 a.m.

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