POLICE: CHEHALIS MAN SPRAYS ANOTHER WITH BEAR MACE
• A 24-year-old Centralia man called 911 on Saturday afternoon after he was attacked with bear mace in north Centralia, according to police. Police called about 3:20 p.m. were told he was invited to a residence on the 1300 block of Windsor Avenue and when he arrived, was met outside by someone and as they walked toward the rear of the home someone else jumped out of the bushes and sprayed him. The substance is like pepper spray used on bears, and is much more potent than even the spray police officers use in their work, according to Sgt. Kurt Reichert. Damen Kroll, 23, of Chehalis, was subsequently arrested for fourth-degree assault, and booked in to the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.
PACKWOOD FIGHT SENDS ONE TO HARBORVIEW
• Deputies were called about 2 a.m. on Saturday to Packwood after a 26-year-old man from Auburn was stabbed, allegedly during a fight with a 25-year-old man from University Place. It happened at a gathering at a home on the 100 block of Terrace Way, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where he was in stable condition last night, according to detective Sgt. Dusty Breen. It’s unclear if it was done in self defense and is under investigation, according to Breen. Breen declined to say what the alleged implement involved was. The 25-year-old suffered some minor injuries, he said.
CENTRALIA SWORD THREAT LANDS MAN IN JAIL
• A 52-year-old man was arrested on Friday evening after allegedly pushing his ex-girlfriend and threatening to cut her up with a sword, according to the Centralia Police Department. Officers called about 7:30 p.m. to the 1000 block of Long Road in Centralia booked Edward A. Morgan, of Chehalis, into the Lewis County Jail for third-degree assault, according to police.
ONY FIGHT ENDS WITH ARREST
• A 21-year-old Onalaska man was arrested for taking swings at a large group of people who attempted to break up a fight between him and another subject at about 7:50 a.m. on Friday at the 300 block of Carlisle Avenue, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Connor F. Green allegedly refused to identify himself, lied about having a gun and was resistive when deputies tried to detain him. He was booked into the Lewis County Jail, for disorderly conduct, resisting and obstructing, according to the sheriff’s office.
BAD TEXTS AND PHONE CALLS
• Centralia police were contacted about 10:15 p.m. yesterday on West Third Street about a girl receiving sexually explicit text messages from a man. They are investigating.
• A mother called Centralia police on Friday to report her daughter received more than 300 phone calls from a male the daughter has a protection order against, according to the Centralia Police Department. The case is under investigation.
• Chehalis police were called about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday to the 400 block of North Market Boulevard where a man complained he got a harassing text from the grown son of the woman he is dating. He was asked to make a formal report after he sobered up, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
INTOXICATED 20-YEAR-OLD STUMBLES ACROSS DEPUTY
• A 20-year-old Chehalis man found about 2:33 a.m. on Saturday drunk and staggering down the side of the roadway at the 600 block of Forest Napavine Road West south of Chehalis was given a citation and then a ride home. Gregory S. Albright, who said he’d been drinking Bacardi and Jack Daniels, was cited for minor in possession and / or consumption, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• Someone stole the steering wheel (and ignition) to a 1987 Jeep pickup at the 1300 block of North Pearl Street in Centralia, according to a report made to police just before noon yesterday.
BURGLARY AND THEFT
• Centralia police were called about 3:30 p.m. yesterday to the 1800 block of North Pearl Street where they were told a home had been broken into and video games stolen.
• Police took a report yesterday about 1:15 p.m. of a break-in to a basement of a residence on the 600 block of South Pearl Street in Centralia. It’s not clear if anything is missing or how or even if someone got inside, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Chehalis police were called about 9:15 p.m. on Saturday regarding the theft from an enclosed back porch on the 600 block of Southwest Pacific Avenue of two chainsaws, a leaf blower and a weed eater sometime during the day.
• The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning they identified a possible suspect through security video in the theft of a ski bag with gear valued at more than $1,100 from the White Pass Ski Lodge on the 13000 block of U.S. Highway 12 that occurred last Tuesday. The victim is a 63-year-old Longview man, according to the sheriff’s office.
• A 24-year-old Centralia woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and heroin when they were allegedly found on her after she was picked up on a warrant at the 1000 block of South Gold Street in Centralia Saturday afternoon. An officer contacted Chantel Latour just after 1 p.m. at the same time as contacting another person with a warrant, according to the Centralia Police Department. Latour and 27-year-old David Lindsay were booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.
• A 51-year-old Centralia man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and a stolen motorcycle on Friday at North Gold and Marion streets in Centralia. Martin W. Gallagher was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.
• Chehalis police were contacted by security personnel at Wal-Mart about 7 p.m. last night who said they received a call from a woman who said she’d just arrived home and realized she left her toddler in a shopping cart in the parking lot. A spokesperson for the police department said there was no arrest and no report written, so she didn’t know any more details or even if it truly occurred.
• And as usual, arrests for warrants, driving with a suspended license (or allowing a suspended driver behind the wheel of one’s car), misdemeanor domestic assaults; complaints of loud music, loud dog; responses for non-injury collision, misdemeanor thefts, lost purse, runaway child, request for a check on a relative who didn’t take her meds and didn’t come home … and more.