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CENTRALIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Thefts

• At 8:03 a.m. Friday, a theft of plants from a porch was reported in the 800 block of West First Street.

• At 12:11 p.m. Saturday, a theft of candy and cereal was reported in the 600 block of South Tower Avenue.

• At 1:17 p.m. Saturday, a caller reported items stolen from a motel room in the 1000 block of Eckerson Road.

• At 9:59 p.m. Sunday, a theft of a bicycle was reported in the 300 block of North Gold Street.

• At 7:40 a.m. Monday, a theft of a purse was reported in the 1300 block of Alexander Street.

Attempted Theft Reported

• At 8:51 a.m. Friday, police were notified of an attempted theft of car cleaning supplies in the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue. The suspect, a female subject, gave the products back when confronted and left before police arrived.

Assault Suspects Booked

• At 2:06 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 800 block of L Street and arrested Tyler M. Lindstrom, 35, of Centralia on suspicion of fourth-degree assault — domestic violence.

• At 11:59 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue and arrested Austin N. Espinoza, 25, of Centralia on suspicion of fourth-degree assault — domestic violence.

• At 11:11 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 1000 block of Eckerson Road and arrested Jennifer A. Mitchell, 37, of Centralia on suspicion of fourth-degree assault — domestic violence.

Trespassing Suspect Arrested, Released

• At 6:17 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 300 block of North Gold Street and arrested and released a 29-year-old Centralia man on suspicion of second-degree criminal trespass. The suspect allegedly returned to property where he had previously been trespassed.

Theft Suspect Cited

• At 8:22 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue and cited a 34-year-old Onalaska woman after police say she was caught shoplifting in a store.

Theft Suspect Booked

• At 11:07 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 500 block of South Tower Avenue and arrested Victoria D. Byrnes, 27, of Centralia on suspicion of third-degree theft.

Disorderly Conduct Suspect Arrested

• At 11:47 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 100 block of South Tower Avenue and arrested Luke A. Roberton, 44, of Centralia on suspicion of disorderly conduct after Roberton allegedly threatened to assault officers.

Assault Suspect Cited

• At 12:17 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 100 block of South Tower Avenue and cited a 33-year-old Lacey woman on suspicion of fourth-degree assault. The woman allegedly struck another woman on the side of the head.

Driver Cited for Suspended License

• At 4:33 p.m. Saturday, police responded to Denny Way and Harrison Avenue and cited a 28-year-old Centralia resident on suspicion of driving with a suspended license.

Driver Cited for Reckless Driving After ‘Burnout’

• At 7:52 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 100 block of North Tower Avenue and cited a 30-year-old Winlock man on suspicion of reckless driving. The man was observed doing a “burnout” in a flatbed truck while a passenger stood in the back of the truck.

Counterfeit Bill Reported

• At 8:24 p.m. Saturday, a caller told police that a counterfeit bill was used at a business in the 1300 block of Lum Road.

Hit and Run

• At 3:30 a.m. Sunday, a hit and run was reported in the 400 block of South Silver Street.

Suspects Booked for Alleged Meth Possession

• At 8:07 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the 300 block of North Gold Street and arrested Sierra C. Yeager, 24, of Centralia on suspicion of possession of meth.

• At 10 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the 300 block of Lowe Street and arrested Joseph K. Dodd, 38, of Centralia on a Department of Corrections warrant. Police reported finding meth on Dodd during a search. 

Vehicle Prowl

• At 5:27 p.m. Saturday, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 100 block of West High Street. Someone stole a debit card. 

Suspect Cited for Indecent Exposure

• At 5:46 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the 600 block of North Tower Avenue and cited a 29-year-old Centralia resident on suspicion of indecent exposure.

Vehicle Theft

• At 3:52 a.m. Monday, a theft of a white Nissan Xterra was reported from a car dealership in the 1100 block of South Gold Street.

CHEHALIS POLICE DEPARTMENT 

Man Enters Store, Screams at Customers

• At 11:27 a.m. Friday, a caller in the 1100 block of South Market Boulevard reported a man kept on screaming at people inside a store, and wasn’t making sense.

Adult Pushes Child to the Ground

• At 11:39 a.m. Friday, police were notified by witnesses that a young adult man pushed a small child to the ground in the 100 block of Northeast Hampe Way. 

Panhandler Reported

• At 4:32 p.m. Friday, a caller in the 7900 block of Interstate 5 reported a man was panhandling just off an I-5 exit ramp.

Physical Dispute Reported

• At 8:27 p.m. Friday, a caller in the 600 block of Northeast Franklin Avenue reported a physical dispute inside a house. The caller said an adult was seen running from the house and some kids came over saying they were afraid.

Police Requested to Remove Aggressive Individual from Property

• At 5:16 a.m. Saturday, a caller in the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue requested police trespass a man from the property. The caller said the man was being aggressive. 

Man Swears at Restaurant Staff, Peeks in Windows

• At 5:54 a.m. Saturday, police were requested in the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue, where a man was swearing at a restaurant’s staff and making everyone feel uncomfortable. The man was asked to leave, and was then seen peeking in the building’s windows.

Theft Suspect Booked

• At 3:42 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue and arrested Brandy L. Evans, 32, of Centralia  on suspicion of third-degree theft.

Man Seen Pushing Woman

• At 4:21 p.m. Saturday, a caller in the 1200 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue reported seeing a man push a woman.

Suspect Booked for Theft, Malicious Mischief

• At 4:26 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 1200 block of South Market Boulevard and arrested Steven M. Fullerton, 57, of Chehalis on suspicion of third-degree theft. Fullerton was later arrested again at 7:58 p.m. Saturday in the 10 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue on suspicion of third-degree malicious mischief.

Theft Suspect Cited

• At 5:58 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue and cited a 19-year-old Chahalis woman on suspicion of third-degree theft.

Hit and Run

• At 8:11 p.m. Saturday, a hit and run was reported in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. 

Group of Men Challenge Individual to a Fight

• At 9:05 p.m. Sunday, a caller at Sixth Street and Market Boulevard reported seeing three to four men in their 20s challenging an older man to a fight.

LEWIS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Assault Suspect Booked

• At 4:22 p.m. Saturday, deputies responded to the 3100 block of state Route 7 in Mineral and arrested William L. Barger Jr., 34, of Bonney Lake on suspicion of fourth-degree assault — domestic violence.

LEWIS COUNTY JAIL STATISTICS

• As of Monday morning, the Lewis County Jail had a total system population of 239 inmates, with 205 in general population, 33 in the Work Ethic and Restitution Center and one on work release. Of general population inmates, 168 were men and 37 were women and of WERC inmates, 27 were men and six were women. A total of 32 inmates were booked through contracts with agencies outside Lewis County. 

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By The Chronicle Staff 

Please call news reporter Cody Neuenschwander with news tips. He can be reached at 807-8208 or cneuenschwander@chronline.com

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