Updated at 3:25 p.m.
BAT THREAT ALLEGED
• A 49-year-old Centralia man was arrested for second-degree assault last night after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend with a bat. Terry R. Griffis was booked into the Lewis County Jail following the approximately 11:30 p.m. incident at the 2400 block of Seward Avenue, according to the Centralia Police Department. He is being released without any criminal charge filed pending further investigation.
• Centralia police arrested a 42-year-old homeless man yesterday evening for allegedly trying to start fights with several people at the 1200 block of Alder Street. Michael A. Kauer was booked into the Lewis County Jail for disorderly conduct, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 24-year-old Centralia man approached by a deputy responding to a report of a dispute reportedly used threatening language and clenched his fists so he was detained with the use of a Taser on Friday morning at the 100 block of Centralia-Alpha Road, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office reports that after Cruz D. Chamberlin was cuffed and put into a patrol car he spit on the door and elsewhere, causing it to be taken out of service for sanitation. Chamberlin was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree malicious mischief and other charges are being suggested, such as harassment, trespassing and disorderly conduct. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said Chamberlin slapped a female who had been telling him to settle down and she was arrested as well for a warrant.
• Chehalis police were called on Friday afternoon to report a cat was killed by neighbor dogs on Southwest Chehalis Avenue. The incident is under investigation, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• A case involving two juveniles was referred to prosecutors for charges of reckless endangerment after they allegedly shot BBs through the window of a business at the 100 block of Second Street in Morton while customers were inside on Saturday.
• Centralia police yesterday morning took a report of a vehicle stolen overnight and then learned it had been discovered abandoned and was impounded, in connection with an address on the 300 block of North Diamond Street, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 31-year-old Chehalis man was arrested for a warrant and also for possession of methamphetamine following contact with police about 3:35 .m. today at Tower Avenue and Main Street in Centralia. Aaron D. Skidmore was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 25-year-old Centralia man getting arrested for outstanding warrants about 1:30 p.m. yesterday was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine when a glass pipe with a crystalline substance was found in his pants pocket. Travis C. Harris was contacted at the 600 block of West Main Street in Centralia and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• A 19-year-old Kelso resident was arrested very early yesterday morning for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, according to the Centralia Police Department. Taven B Albright was booked into the Lewis County Jail in a case associated with the 700 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia, according to police. Prosecutors declined to file a criminal charge.
• Chehalis police were called to a vacant home where it appears someone has been staying at the 700 block of Southwest McFadden Avenue. Nothing appeared to be missing, following the Friday morning discovery, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• Police were called yesterday afternoon about a tire on a vehicle getting slashed while its owner was shopping at the 1200 block of Lum Road in Centralia.
• A 15-year-old girl on a dirt bike and a 15-year-old boy on an ATV collided at the 100 block of Lincoln Creek Road yesterday. They and a 14-year-old passenger were all ejected but were all wearing helmets, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy was responding to a complaint of teens racing around Galvin at about 2:30 p.m. and learned they had been looking for a friend, according to the sheriff’s office. The three were taken to the hospital for possible injuries and their parent notified, Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said. Both drivers were to be cited for reckless driving, Brown said.
• Police responded about 9:10 p.m. yesterday when a pedestrian was struck by a slowly moving vehicle at the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue. in Centralia. The victim sustained a minor injury, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A 54-year-old Toledo man was arrested early yesterday morning for driving under the influence after he caused major damage to his car when it left the roadway at the 5600 block Jackson Highway near Toledo and got stuck in a ditch, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office reports. Frank Bertucci was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.
• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, failure to transfer vehicle title; responses for alarms, dispute, hit and run, suspicious circumstances, possible overdose, misdemeanor theft … and more.