Updated at 4:15 p.m.
• Someone pried open a hasp to a storage shed at the 600 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Randle and stole a riding mower, a utility trailer, a generator, an air compressor, a chainsaw and a tool box, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The victim, a 60-year-old Seattle resident who owns River Run Ranch, said it happened sometime in the seven days before Saturday, according to the sheriff’s office. The loss is estimated at about $900, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.
BURGLARY SILVER CREEK
• A deputy responded about 10 p.m. on Saturday to a burglary at a vacation home on the 1300 block of state Route 122 in Silver Creek where someone had cut padlocks to a gate, a barn and a shed and stole numerous items including a dozen 10 by 10 canopies and a bright blue four-foot tall air compressor, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The victim is compiling a list, according to the sheriff’s office. A garage was ransacked as well, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. The break-in occurred sometime since May 26, according to Brown.
• Deputies responding to a residential burglary alarm at the 2000 block of Van Wormer Street in Centralia about 3 p.m. on Saturday found a ladder leaned against the house and the front door unlocked. A search inside by a police dog was conducted and nobody was there, but stolen from the couple’s home were various valuables including a kids Kindle, a Philips portable DVD player, costume jewelry and seven books of checks, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• An 89-year-old Centralia man reported someone burglarized his home on the 2700 block of Bennet Road sometime between Friday and Saturday, making off with 20 silver dollars, six wrist watches and a set of keys, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• A teenage boy was arrested after allegedly admitting to burglarizing the home of his foster mother’s grown son at the 2700 block of Lincoln Creek Road west of Centralia, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy was called on Friday and learned it happened sometime June 3 and Thursday and when confronted, the teen had returned the car keys, hunting knife, cell phone and alcohol, according to the sheriff’s office. He was arrested for residential burglary, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said.
• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning that a deputy took a report on Thursday of a burglary at a vacation home on the 300 block of Skate Creek Road near Ashford in which someone stole food, alcohol, an old BB gun and other items sometime during the previous week.
• Police were called just before 6 o’clock this morning when the owner of M&K Town Store on the 500 block of North Market Boulevard discovered the glass door to the business broken out. Nothing initially appeared to be missing, according to the Chehalis Police Department. It happened sometime after about 12:30 a.m., according to police.
• Chehalis police were called at noon Saturday to Stan Hedwall Park on the 1500 block of Rice Road following the discovery someone broke into the concession stand through a sliding window and stole the cash register. It had about $80 in it and was valued at $10, according to the Chehalis Police Department. An estimated $10 in food items were missing as well, police said.
• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports this morning that three Husqvarna push mowers valued at $1,200 were stolen from a business on the 1600 block of Bishop Road in Chehalis last week between Wednesday and Thursday.
• A compound bow, a knife and other items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle overnight at the 100 block of Virginia Drive in Centralia, according to a report made to police yesterday morning.
• Centralia police responded yesterday evening to a report of broken windows on a building at Centralia College, at the 400 block of Centralia College Boulevard.
• A 31-year-old Chehalis resident was arrested when he allegedly came at an officer in a ‘fighting stance’ outside a bar on the 300 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue on Friday night. There had been an altercation, according to the Chehalis Police Department. Aaron J. Calista allegedly wasn’t allowing officers to handcuff him, so he was booked into the Lewis County Jail for both disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
WILDFIRE NEAR PE ELL
• Firefighters were called yesterday to a wildfire near Pe Ell of estimated to be about 40 acres. At least two helicopters were sent to assist, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.
• An 18-year-old woman was cited for second-degree negligent driving after a head on collision just before 5 p.m. on Thursday on Jackson Highway near Logan Hill Road in Chehalis, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said the 55-year-old in the other vehicle was cited for driving with a suspended license and no insurance. Two people were injured, with a broken ankle and a broken wrist, Brown said.
• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, protection order violation, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarm, dispute, runaway child, misdemeanor theft, receiving counterfeit money, collisions on city streets; complaints of house getting ‘egged’, neighbor dog barking for seven hours, old man begging for money downtown Chehalis, little girls throwing rocks onto freeway breaking windshield … and more.