• Reported stolen about 6:45 a.m. today from the 400 block of North Tower Avenue in Centralia was a silver 2001 Honda Civic. The victim stated the keys were in the car and it was unlocked, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• A deputy took a report yesterday of a break-in to a residence on the 100 block of Crescent Beach Drive in Packwood that took place between Nov. 15 and last Tuesday in which various tools and a riding mower were stolen, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
• Centralia police were called about 10 a.m. yesterday to the 1400 block of Lum Road regarding a burglary to a garage. Various tools were missing, according to the Centralia Police Department.
• Centralia police took a report about 8:50 a.m. yesterday of a gas-powered scooter stolen from the 1100 block of F Street.
• Chehalis police were called yesterday to the 200 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue regarding more than $1,200 charges made on a credit card that shouldn’t have been made.
• Spencer R. Barney, 26, of Centralia, was arrested about 8:25 p.m. yesterday for an outstanding warrant and being a felon in possession of firearm, according to the Centralia Police Department. Barney was contacted along the 200 block of East Summa Street and then booked into the Lewis County Jail, according to police.
• A 31-year-old Olympia resident was arrested about 2 o’clock this morning at the 1800 block of Harrison Avenue in Centralia for driving under the influence and possession of a stolen gun. Booked into the Lewis County Jail was Byron T. Bullard, according to the Centralia Police Department. He was released without charges pending further investigation.
• A fire that started in the engine compartment of a car in the parking lot at Providence Centralia Hospital yesterday evening is believed to have begun in the electrical system, according to Riverside Fire Authority. Firefighters called about 5:30 p.m. to the 900 block of South Schueber Road extinguished the flames that were confined to the 1994 Ford Thunderbird, according to Capt. Erik Olson. The car’s owner was present and said she’d had some electrical problems, according to Olson.
• Police say a 24-year-old Centralia man fled from them on a motorcycle yesterday traveling through yards and on the railroad tracks to evade capture. It happened around 1:20 p.m. in the area of Downing Road in Centralia, according to the Centralia Police Department. Ronald A. Yeager Jr., is wanted for felony eluding, according to police.
• A 29-year-old Kelso man was injured when his car left the roadway off Interstate 5 this morning near Napavine, crossing the offramp at Rush Road and coming to rest in a grassy field. Chad R. Fredricks was traveling southbound and attempting a lane change when he wrecked, according to the Washington State Patrol. Troopers responding about 6:24 a.m. describe his Subaru Legacy as totaled. The investigating trooper blamed inattention and reports Fredricks was to be cited for second-degree negligent driving. He was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital, according to the state patrol.
• And as usual, other incidents such as arrests for warrants, misdemeanor assault, driving under the influence, driving with suspended license; responses for alarms, disorderly person, misdemeanor theft, suspicious circumstances, request for an officer to remove a house guest who’s worn out his welcome, request for an officer to get an ex-girlfriend to stop calling … and more.