MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT IN THE FOREST
• A motorcyclist and his female passenger were transported to Morton General Hospital yesterday evening after they crashed on Forest Service Road 25 in East Lewis County. They were traveling northbound near milepost 10 when they came upon a sweeping left curve and the 68-year-old Olympia man applied the brake; the 2002 Yamaha XVS stopped suddenly to its left side and slid to a stop, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. He thought the front brake may have seized, according to the deputy’s report. Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown said the full extent of their injuries were unknown, but the passenger ended up with abrasions and the driver had a possible collarbone injury.
VEHICLE VERSUS BICYCLE IN CHEHALIS
• Police responded about 7:30 p.m. yesterday when a 33-year-old Chehalis man on a bicycle was struck by a van while crossing 13th Street at South Market Boulevard. The man had an injury to his foot or ankle, according to the Chehalis Police Department. No citation has been issued as of this morning, as there were conflicting stories about who had the right-of-way, according to police. The driver of the Ford Econline van is a 31-year-old Elma resident, Deputy Chief Randy Kaut said.
• A pistol was reported stolen yesterday afternoon from a travel trailer residence on the 3200 block of Galvin Road in Centralia.
• Centralia police were called about noon yesterday regarding a wallet stolen from the 100 block of South Silver Street and learned that someone had attempted to use the credit card.
• A wallet and an iPhone were among the property stolen from a vehicle on Southwest First Street near Market Boulevard in Chehalis yesterday.
• A 35-year-old Chehalis man was arrested yesterday in connection with a traffic stop back on April 8 in which a search of the vehicle turned up a white crystalline substance. Jacob E. Waldrop was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Deputy Chief Randy Kaut said he didn’t know specifically the reason for the delay.
• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, disputes, shoplifting, possibly suicidal person, possible theft of prescription meds, suspicious circumstances, dogs left alone in parked vehicles … and more.