Updated at 3:33 p.m.
CHEHALIS POLICE RESPOND TO FALSE REPORT OF HOSTAGE SITUATION
• Chehalis police responded to an approximately 7 a.m. 911 call today to a residence in which they were told by a male his father flipped out, was threatening to shoot everyone and had taken his mother and visitors into a back room. When officers arrived to the home on the 600 block of Northwest Prindle Street, however, a dad and his two children were the only ones present and were just waking up, according to police. None of it happened, detective Sgt. Gary Wilson said. It appeared, for whatever reason, the call was a fake, which would be a crime, Wilson said.
• Centralia police were called yesterday to the 500 block of West Pear Street regarding a burglary that occurred sometime during the previous week.
• A passport was stolen from a residence on the 200 block of North Buckner Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police at about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.
• Centralia police took a report on Friday afternoon of tools stolen from a business on the 600 block of Harrison Avenue.
• Computer cables were reported missing from the 900 block of South Schueber Road in Centralia at about 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, according to police.
• Someone got into a shed on the 100 block of Northwest Airport Road in Chehalis and stole property including children’s’ clothes, chairs and possibly a drum, according to a report made to police about 5:40 a.m. today.
• A deputy took a report yesterday from the 100 block of Holiday Lane in Packwood regarding a theft in which two chainsaws and an Amico 3500 watt generator were taken. It happened sometime between 4 p.m. on Friday and 1 p.m. yesterday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• Centralia police took a report about noon on Saturday regarding the theft of a maroon 1991 Toyota pickup truck with a license plate reading B25903V.
• A Chevrolet Blazer was stolen from the 800 block of Marion Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police about 2:45 a.m. on Saturday.
• Someone stole long horns from the hood of a pickup truck on the 900 block of K Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday. Also taken when the vehicle was prowled was a sub-woofer, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A backpack and a pool cue were stolen from a vehicle parked at the 100 block of West High Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police just after 6 p.m. on Saturday.
• Chehalis police were called to the parking lot at Wal-Mart about 6:15 p.m. on Saturday where the victim said someone had stolen a bag of new purchases and must have been smoking when they did it. Ashes were dropped inside the vehicle, and it smelled like cigarette smoke, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Chehalis police were called about 10 a.m. on Saturday to a motel on the 500 block of Southwest Parkland Drive where a bullet hole was discovered in a window.
• Chehalis police took a report on Saturday regarding a truck parked on the 300 block of Southwest Third Street in which someone smashed its windshield.
• Centralia police were called about 7:50 p.m. on Saturday to the 1800 block of Cooks Hill Road about an injury to a child. Detectives are investigating, according to the Centralia Police Department. Further details were not readily available.
• Officers responded to a business in the 200 block of Westlake Avenue in Morton about 11 p.m. last Wednesday for a report of some disorderly customers. Upon contact, the customers stated that they had misplaced their room key and were trying to get the attention of the manager to get them a new key, according to the Morton Police Department.
• A 43-year-old Centralia man who was reportedly disrupting traffic by being in the middle of the roadway in Centralia at about 9 a.m. on Friday morning was arrested for disorderly conduct. Michael A. Kellogg was booked into the Lewis County Jail after contact with officers regarding Mellen and Yew streets incident, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 24-year-old Chehalis resident was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with a broken eye socket and facial cuts following a two-vehicle head-on crash at an intersection northwest of Napavine at about noon on Saturday. The young man was a passenger in a Ford Explorer utility vehicle that was struck by a 1993 Volvo 850 which attempted to cut the intersection corner at Harmon and Carroll roads, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Both vehicles were totaled, according to the sheriff’s office. Also injured were the 21-year-old driver of the Explorer, with laceration to his face, the 51-year-old Chehalis woman who was a passenger in the Volvo who was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to Chief Civil Deputy Stacy Brown. The 66-year-old man from Chehalis driver the Volvo declined aid, Brown said.
• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, trespassing, shoplifting, burglary, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, failing to transfer a vehicle title within 45 days; responses for alarms, dispute, public disorderliness, suspicious circumstances, protection order violation, collisions on city streets, someone scratching a parked vehicle, noisy neighbor music … and more.
Intersection at Harmon and Carroll roads outside Napavine on Saturday. / Courtesy photo by Stan Craig