• Police were called at 11 p.m. yesterday about a burglary to a residence on the 1000 block of K Street in Centralia. The victim returned home after being gone since Friday and found various valuables missing, including clothing, a purse and a laptop computer, according to the Centralia Police Department. They are still putting together a list of their stolen property, police said. There was no sign of forced entry, and the investigation is ongoing, according to police.
THEFT FROM YARD
• Centralia police were called about noon yesterday regarding the theft of a BMX-style bicycle from the backyard area of an apartment complex on the 300 block of Centralia College Boulevard. The bike had bright pink hand grips on it, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Police were contacted last night by an individual at the 1000 block of Scammon Creek Road in Centralia who discovered someone used her credit card number to cause a charge on her bill of about $100.
• Chehalis police took a report yesterday morning of a car prowl that happened overnight at Jack-in-the-Box on the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue. The vehicle had been left unlocked and a wallet was taken, according to the Chehalis Police Department.
• A 31-year-old Centralia resident was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after contact with police at the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue at about 10:15 p.m. yesterday. Aaron M. Lopez was booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license, driving without required ignition interlock device; responses for alarm, dispute, attempted shoplifting, collision on city street, dog alone inside presumably too-hot vehicle, rental business reporting theft of property by a customer, various unfounded reports … and more.