Sirens: Animal Cruelty; Assault; Theft; Malicious Mischief



Failure to Transfer Title

• A 56-year-old Centralia man was arrested and released at around 1:35 p.m. on May 20 for failing to transfer the title of his vehicle within 45 days.



• A hit-and-run collision damaged the side of a parked vehicle in the 1100 block of South Pearl Street just before 6:40 p.m. on May 20.



• Bradley S. Gentry-Anderson, 20, of Centralia, was arrested along with a juvenile male for assaulting a person with a stick and then stealing their phone in the 2000 block of Borst Avenue just before 8 p.m. on May 20.


Malicious Mischief

• Chase N. Ettner, 37, of Centralia was arrested in the 700 block of Harrison Avenue after he intentionally damaged a vehicle belonging to someone he has a domestic relationship with. The incident was reported at around 8:30 p.m. on May 20.



• Creede R. Harris, of Centralia, is being referred to the prosecutor’s office for assaulting a patron of a local business in the 3500 block of Galvin Road at around 9 p.m. on May 20. Harris was arrested and released.


Vehicle Recovered

• A vehicle stolen out of Thurston County was recovered in the 900 block of Harrison Avenue just before 3 a.m. on May 21.


Criminal Trespass

• A man and a woman were trespassed from a private property in the 1200 block of West First Street at around 1 p.m. on May 21 after they tried to set up a camp on the property.


Vehicle Prowl

• Pieces of mail and packages were reported stolen from a U.S. Postal Service truck just before 11:20 a.m. on May 21 in the 1300 block of Kullien Avenue. An unknown suspect reportedly broke out a window and stole the items. The suspect vehicle was described as a silver Ford F250 that was seen fleeing the area by a witness.

• An attempted vehicle prowl was interrupted by the owner of the vehicle in the 2800 block of Russell Road just before 11:10 p.m. on May 20. No arrests were made.


Animal Cruelty

• Two distressed dogs were reported inside of a hot vehicle that had its windows shut in the 1120 block of Harrison Avenue just before 11:30 a.m. on May 22. A charge of animal cruelty is being referred to the Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office against the dog owner, who was identified as Crystal A. Lopez, 43, of Glendale, California. A third dog was discovered lying down on the passenger side floorboard in critical condition. The dog was transported to an emergency veterinarian clinic. Lopez was arrested and released.



• Property was reported stolen from the porch of a residence in the 100 block of North Cedar Street just after 8:45 a.m. on May 21. The report stated property may have also been missing from the owner’s vehicle. No arrests were made.

• Tools were reported stolen in the 200 block of West Oakview Avenue shortly after 11:50 a.m. on May 21. There is no suspect information.

• A catalytic converter was stolen by an unknown suspect from a parked vehicle in a parking lot in the 500 block of North Iron Street just before 3:10 p.m. on May 21.

• Deonna A. Williams, 34, of Centralia, was cited and released for third-degree theft on Harrison Avenue at around 10:15 p.m. on May 21. Williams reportedly did not pay for several items while using the self checkout area and left the store.

• Doughnuts were reported stolen in the 500 block of South Tower Avenue just before 11:10 a.m. on May 22. The case is under investigation.

• Jaime Hammill, 34, of Chehalis was cited for shoplifting in the 1000 block of Belmont Avenue at 6:50 a.m. on May 23.


Weapons Charge

• Justin J. Swart, 35, of Onalaska was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail for an unlawful display of a firearm in the 700 block of Harrison Avenue shortly after 4:35 p.m. on May 22.



As of Monday morning, the Lewis County Jail had a total system population of 156 inmates, including 136 in the general population and 20 in the Work Ethic and Restitution Center (WERC). Of general population inmates, 113 were reported male and 23 were reported female. Of the WERC inmates, 17 were reported male and three were reported female.