Updated at 6:11 p.m.
• Centralia police called about 2:45 p.m. yesterday to the 1100 block of North Washington Avenue where a 32-year-old woman allegedly threatened two of her roommates with a kitchen knife arrested Amber G. Harper for first-degree assault. The Centralia woman was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department. She was charged today with two counts of second-degree assault, for allegedly raising the knife over her shoulder as she demanded to know where her bottle of whiskey was. She has no previous criminal history, according to prosecutors. Her bail was set at $15,000 when she went before a judge this afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court.
• Centralia police said yesterday morning they were looking for an identified male suspect for second-degree domestic assault following a call just before 8 p.m. on Saturday to the 400 block of Prairie Rose Street where he allegedly struck a woman in the face causing significant injury.
• Centralia police took a report on Saturday afternoon of a sexual assault, allegedly by a person known to the victim. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 30-year-old man was arrested for domestic harassment this morning after he allegedly threatened to assault an individual. Officers called about 7:15 a.m. today today to the 700 block of South Gold Street cited Mic J. Banks, of Centralia, and then released him pending a court date, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Almost $1,300 worth of valuables including a 9 mm handgun, ammunition for it and a samurai sword were stolen in a burglary witnessed by neighbors at the 100 block of Pier Road south of Chehalis just before 2 p.m. on Friday. Deputies were unable to locate a suspect, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reported this morning. Also missing are silver coins, two pocket watches and other jewelry, according to the sheriff’s office.
• Centralia police were called on Friday about a second-degree burglary which involved the theft of cash from a business on the 600 block of South Pearl Street.
• Chehalis police were called just after 12 a.m. today about a silver 2006 Ford Focus that went missing from where it was parked at the 600 block of Southeast Adams Avenue.
• Centralia police were called yesterday about 11:45 a.m. to the 1400 block of Lum Road in Centralia where they took a report of the theft of numerous pieces of merchandise. Suspects have not yet been identified, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Chehalis police were called to the 10 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue about a suspected internal theft at a business the week before. They are awaiting for further information, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Police were called just before 1 p.m. on Friday to the 600 block of South Tower Avenue to take a report of a female suspected of forging and cashing stolen checks.
• An officer was called about 9:45 a.m. on Saturday to the 700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia regarding tools stolen from a truck.
• Centralia police were summoned at noon on Friday to the 1200 block of Alder Street to take a report of intentional damage to a motel room.
• An officer called about 3 p.m. Friday about a male and a female who appeared to be engaging in intimate relations inside a car parked off North National Avenue in Chehalis found that indeed was what was occurring and arrested one of them because of an outstanding warrant, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Someone called 911 just after 6 p.m. on Friday, asking for a phone call from an officer about a Facebook post from a clown advising to watch out for a visit the next day in Adna.
ON THE ROAD, OFF THE ROAD
• A 32-year-old driver said he fell asleep after working a graveyard shift before wrecking along the 700 block of West Reynolds Avenue in Centralia yesterday. A deputy called about 1:20 p.m. noted the vehicle traveled about 50 yards along a ditch and struck a utility pole. The driver said that awakened him and he panicked and stomped on the gas, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle then hit a culvert, a ditch and a second culvert before coming to rest in a parking lot, according to the sheriff’s office. Joshua D. Johnson appeared to have minor injuries and declined medical treatment, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. He was issued a citation for second-degree negligent driving, Breen said. The road was shut down while the pole and wires were replaced, Breen said.
• A 15-year-old driver, who along with his 39-year-old passenger was allegedly intoxicated, was arrested after reportedly speeding away following an attempted traffic stop in Chehalis on Saturday. Deputies called about 4 p.m. were told a pickup truck hauling a trailer struck the median on northbound Interstate 5 and exited at LaBree Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy found the vehicle on Bishop Road and pulled up behind, when the vehicle took off but the driver then lost control, coming to a stop, according to the sheriff’s office. The Chehalis boy was arrested for attempting to elude, Chief Deputy Dusty Breen said. A case was referred to prosecutors against the adult for allegedly being complicit in the intoxication, Breen said.
• A 45-year-old man from Winlock was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after he was hit by a motor home when he stepped out of his vehicle to inspect damage from striking a small deer in Mossyrock. Deputies responding after the approximately 7:35 p.m. accident on Friday at the 500 block of Mossyrock Road East spoke to the driver of the 29-foot motor home who said he didn’t not see that the vehicle was stopped partially in his lane, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The victim sustained possible internal injuries as well as broken bones in his “extremities,” according to the sheriff’s office.
• Centralia police were called about 4:23 p.m. on Friday for a hit and run accident in which a light pole was struck at the 700 block of North Tower Avenue. The suspect is described as an older man and alcohol is believed to have been involved, according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect vehicle is a mid 2000s white Ford F 150, which would have a bent front end axle, according to police.
• Centralia police were called about 9:23 a.m. on Friday to Pearl and Cherry streets for a hit and run incident involving a pedestrian. The case is under investigation, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• And, as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, shoplifting, misdemeanor assault, reckless endangerment, driving under the influence, no-contact order violation, protection order violation, possession of liquor by a minor; responses for alarm, dispute, trespassing, civil issue, suspicious circumstances, suicidal person, friendly stray dog, third-degree theft, collision on city street … and more among 394 calls for local law enforcement and / or fire-emergency medical services in the 72-hour period ending about 7 a.m. today.