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Sirens: Beer Keg Swiped Off Truck; Man Arrested for Alleged Assault of Woman, Child

Centralia Police Department

Vehicle Theft

• At 8:27 a.m. on Tuesday, a 1988 Toyota Camry was reported stolen in the 500 block of South Silver Street. 

Burglary Reported at Business

• At 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a burglary at a business in the 400 block of South Tower Avenue. A window was found open when an employee arrived that morning. 

Beer Stolen

• At 1:18 p.m. on Tuesday, two cases of beer were reported stolen in the 100 block of Harrison Avenue. A suspect ran out of the store with the beer. 

Cars Damaged by Flying Brake Drum

• At 2:11 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a report of a two vehicle collision in the 1200 block of North Pearl Street. A brake drum on a vehicle being towed on a trailer reportedly came off, landed in the roadway and struck two vehicles. 

South Bend Suspect Booked on Protection Order Violation

• At 10:49 a.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 600 block of West Main Street and arrested Jimmy W. Oleachea, 37, of South Bend, on suspicion of felony violation of a no contact order and outstanding warrants. 

Teen Booked on Harassment, Assault Charges

• At 11:01 a.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 900 block of Johnson Road and arrested a 14-year-old male student on suspicion of fourth-degree assault and harassment. He was accused of assaulting a fellow student. 

Man Cited on Obstruction Charge 

• At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 200 block of North Railroad Avenue to a report of a disturbance. Darren L. Fullerton, 51, of Centralia, was cited on suspicion of obstructing officers after allegedly refusing to give his name during the investigation. 

Beer Keg Swiped Off Truck

• At 11:29 p.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of a theft in the 100 block of North Tower Avenue. A beer keg was stolen off the back of a truck that was parked behind a local business.

Chehalis Police Department

Credit Card Fraud Reported

• At 10:12 a.m. on Monday, police received a report from the 100 block of Northeast Debra Lane of fraudulent activity on a credit card. 

Driver’s License Stolen

• At 11:49 a.m. on Monday, police received a report of a theft of a driver’s license from the 400 block of North Market Boulevard. 

Mother Reports Assault on Daughter

• At 3:43 p.m. on Monday,  a woman in the 400 block of South Market Boulevard reported that her daughter was assaulted by two females. No arrests were made. 

Lock Damaged in Attempted Burglary

• At 6:07 p.m. on Monday, police received a report of an attempted burglary in the 1500 block of North National Avenue. A person reported an unknown suspect attempted to cut a lock on a storage shed.

Trespasser Reported at Store

• At 11:47 p.m. on Monday, police responded to a report of a trespasser in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. A woman was reportedly sleeping in a building’s entrance.

Theft Reported

• At noon on Tuesday, police received a report of a theft in the 300 block of North Market Boulevard. No arrests were made. 

Man Arrested For Assault of Woman, Child

• At 3:31 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of an assault in the 300 block of Southwest Third Street in which a woman was the victim. Police arrived and learned the man was also accused of assaulting a child. Joshua A. Carter, 24, of Chehalis, was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, and third-degree assault of a child. 

Police Receive Report of Abuse on Dog

• At 4:58 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a person abusing a dog in the 1700 block of North National Avenue. No arrests were made. 

Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

Burglary Caught on Camera

• At 10 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a burglary occurring Oct. 19 in the 1600 block of Windsor Avenue in Centralia. The victim reported he couldn’t find his chainsaw, so he looked at surveillance footage. Video footage showed a woman entering a carport and taking an electric grease gun and a Stihl chainsaw valued together at $1,950. An investigation is ongoing. 

Lewis County Jail Statistics

• As of Thursday morning, the Lewis County Jail had a total population of 189 inmates with 162 in general population and 27 in the Work Ethic and Restitution Center. Of general population inmates, 136 were male and 26 were female and of WERC inmates 26 were male and one female. One person was on work release and 43 inmates were booked through contracts with agencies outside Lewis County.

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By The Chronicle Staff 

Please call news reporter Natalie Johnson with news tips. She can be reached at 807-8235 or njohnson@chronline.com.