Centralia Man Booked After Striking Man With Vehicle, Making Threats

By The Chronicle

A Centralia man was charged Monday for allegedly hitting another man with his vehicle after threatening him.

Andrew J. Filer, 28, of Centralia, was charged Monday in Lewis County Superior Court with second-degree assault and harassment, threat to kill. 

Filer was granted $20,000 bail. His next court hearing is scheduled for Thursday.

According to court documents, police responded to the incident at 5:27 p.m. on Friday to the 200 block of West Main Street. 

An alleged victim reported he was driving a vehicle with a woman who was formerly in a relationship with Filer and observed Filer and the woman have a dispute. 

The alleged victim got out of his car, and Filer allegedly threatened to kill him, according to court documents.

The man said he and the woman drove off and while stopped waiting to take a turn were hit from behind by Filer’s vehicle. 

The alleged victim reported that he got out of his car to confront Filer, who allegedly accelerated toward him, hitting him in the leg.