Chehalis Police Department
Unruly Teen Refuses to go to School
• A parent called police at 9:50 a.m. Friday to report a 14-year-old boy was refusing to go to school. The teen, who was on court probation, allegedly threatened his mother and was slamming doors. An officer responded to the 900 block of South Market Boulevard and the teen was transported to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.
• A woman called police at 10 a.m. Friday to report the theft of a Bible from a vehicle on the 900 block of South Market Boulevard.
Animal Feces in a Car
• A woman called police at 4:44 p.m. Friday to report that someone had put animal feces inside her car while it was parked outside of Sunbirds. She also talked to the 911 dispatcher about war and God, and said she did not want an Iraqi officer to respond. A Chehalis officer responded and spoke with the woman, who appears to have mental health issues.
Upset Customer Causes Disruption at Local Business
• Chehalis police responded to a business on the 1500 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue at 6:07 p.m. Friday to a report of an upset customer who was harassing an employee and refusing to leave the store. The man was reportedly calling the female employee “foul names” and made “crude hand gestures” in her direction, according to the 911 call log. The man also called 911 to tell police that he was trying to get an upgrade on his phone and was frustrated because he had to go to multiple stores and no one would help him. An officer responded and told the man to leave.
• A man called police at 5:09 p.m. Saturday to report his neighbors had left a note on his car on the 200 block of Southwest Lewis Street asking him to stop stealing their cat and to stop driving past his house. An officer responded.
• A 13-year-old boy sustained a cut above his eye after a fight at Penny Playground at 7:44 p.m. Saturday. The boy was beaten by a group of other teens. Police and medics responded to the playground. There were no arrests.
Scheduled Power Outage Causes Disruptions
• Police officers responded to multiple false burglary alarms that were set off by the power outage between midnight and 3 a.m. Sunday. They also responded to a report of an unruly customer at the Best Western Motel at 12:25 a.m. who was upset over the loss of power. The customer appeared to be intoxicated. Someone at Yard Birds also called police at 12:03 a.m., shortly after the outage started, to report there were between 200 and 300 people inside for a party. The caller reported the facility did not have any backup lighting and there was only one flashlight.
Man Steals Groceries
• Ronald M. Huret, 40, of Rainier, was issued a citation for theft after he allegedly stole a cart full of groceries from Walmart at 5:20 a.m. Sunday. Huret allegedly loaded a cart full of groceries, water and paper towels and pushed it out of the store. When confronted in the parking lot by a Walmart employee, the man swore at the employee, put the groceries in his car and drove away. The employee wrote down the man’s license plate number and police were able to determine Huret was the theft suspect.
• Tracy L. Earls, 48, of Chehalis, was arrested and booked into jail for suspicion of fourth-degree assault after a fight on the 1700 block of South Market Boulevard at 8:22 p.m. Sunday.
Centralia Police Department
• Police took a report of a keyed vehicle parked on the 1700 block of Providence Lane at 7:29 a.m. Monday.
Stolen and Recovered Car
• A car parked in the back of Rotary Riverside Park by the river on the 700 block of Harrison Avenue was located at 7:36 a.m. Monday and determined to have been reported stolen.
• Michael E. Bieker, 27, of Centralia, was arrested and booked into jail for alleged possession of methamphetamine on East Maple Street and North Tower Avenue at 10:19 a.m. Monday.
• Five or six batteries and a large tarp were reported stolen at 1:01 p.m. Monday from a storage yard on the 300 block of East Summa Street.
• A 1994 Honda Accord, with license plate AEX9992, was reportedly stolen from the parking lot on the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue at 4:06 p.m. Monday.
• A red 1999 Acura with custom rims and license plate ANC9829 was reported stolen at 5:51 a.m. Tuesday from the 100 block of North Barner Drive.
• Someone called police to report a woman was lighting paper on fire next to a dumpster near City Hall at 4:31 p.m. Monday.
• A garage on the 1000 block of North Tower Avenue was burglarized. The burglary was reported at 6:41 p.m. Monday and is still under investigation.
• A stereo, speakers and an iPod were stolen out of a vehicle parked on the 900 block of L Street. The vehicle prowl was reported at 5:36 a.m. Tuesday.
• A store employee confronted two men for shoplifting on the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue at 6:35 a.m. Tuesday. The men dropped what they stole and ran away.
Bad Acid Trip
• Centralia police responded to the 1100 block of Grand Avenue at 11:27 a.m. Saturday to a report of a suspicious male who was “freaking out” in the front yard of the 911 caller. When officers contacted the man, he told police that he had taken acid and was hallucinating. Police allegedly located a small paper square of suspected acid in his possession. The man was transported to the hospital for evaluation. Possible drug charges are pending.
Teen Arrested After Spitting
• A female juvenile was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Juvenile Detention Center for suspicion of fourth-degree assault after she allegedly spit on her brother at 8:10 p.m. Friday on the 1200 block of Bayne Street.
• A tire on a vehicle parked on the 500 block of Buckner Street was reported stolen at 9:07 a.m. Sunday.
Possession of Meth
• Victor J. Hobbs, 24, of Vader, was arrested and booked into jail for outstanding warrants and alleged possession of methamphetamine on the 600 block of West Main Street at about 5 p.m. Sunday.
• A string of vehicle prowls were reported in the city of Centralia early Saturday morning. A radio was stolen from a car parked on the 500 block of North Rock Street. Credit cards were stolen out of a car on the 300 block of West Summa Street at 10:35 a.m. Saturday. Two car windows were also reported to have been broken out, one on the 700 block of South Rock Street and the other on the 600 block of North Washington Avenue.
Hit and Run
• Helene A. Senitt, 59, of Centralia, was cited and released for hit and run after she allegedly struck a parked car on the 500 block of South Tower Avenue and drove away at 1:24 p.m. Saturday.
• Daniel N. Schray, 65, of Centralia, was arrested and booked into jail for suspicion of driving under the influence on the 1400 block of Johnson Road at 3:47 p.m. Saturday.
• Nathan E. Cline, 21, of Centralia, was arrested and booked into jail for fourth-degree assault on the 100 block of South Tower Avenue at about 11 p.m. Saturday.
• Gerald W. Parke, 58, of Centralia, was arrested and booked into jail for fourth-degree assault after he allegedly pushed his ex-girlfriend on the 700 block of South Tower Avenue at 12:24 a.m. Saturday.
• A window of a building on the 200 block of East Third Street was reportedly broken out at 11:12 a.m. Friday.
Lewis County Sheriff’s Office
• Matthew T. Gorman, 27, of Onalaska, was arrested and booked into jail for second-degree theft and identity theft after he allegedly used credit cards he had stolen from a 61-year-old woman on Aug. 29 from the 700 block of Burnt Ridge Road in Onalaska.
• Kurt D. Etheredge, 48, of Centralia, is a suspect in a burglary that occurred on the 1100 block of Airport Road at 8:50 p.m. Sunday. Etheredge was seen by a security guard allegedly attempting to steal computer equipment, tools and rain gear. Police are attempting to locate Etheredge.
Unlawful Possession of a Firearm
• Laurie Snowden, 51, of Salkum, was arrested and booked into jail for suspicion of felon in possession of a firearm on the 2500 block of U.S. Highway 12 in Salkum. Deputies went to that address for a civil matter and allegedly saw a loaded, unsecured shotgun in the residence.
• Phillip McCarty, 36, of Doty-Dryad, was arrested and booked into jail for suspicion of felony harassment after he allegedly threatened a woman on the 600 block of Leudinghaus Road and the 200 block of Katula Road at 11 a.m. Friday.
Morton Police Department
• Steven T. Howell, 62, of Morton, was cited for third-degree theft after he allegedly stole two packages of cigarettes from the Morton Country Market at 11 a.m. Thursday.
• Kyle J. Davidson, 22, of Morton, was arrested and booked into jail at 5:37 p.m. Tuesday for second-degree theft and identity theft. Davidson is accused of stealing, and later using, a credit card from the 100 block of High Avenue.
• Police responded to the Morton Quicky Mart to take a report of several teen taking items from the store at 7:37 p.m. on Aug. 29. The teens were referred to the prosecutor’s office for theft charges and released into the custody of their parents.
By The Chronicle Staff
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