By The Chronicle
Centralia Police Department
• At 10:31 a.m. on Friday, a purse was reported stolen in the 2600 block of Seward Avenue. The purse was reportedly stolen after being left in a driveway.
• At 2:59 p.m. on Friday, police responded to the 800 block of Eshom Road to a report of a 17-year-old boy with marijuana. The boy is being referred to prosecutors on suspicion of possession of marijuana.
Debit Card Fraud
• At 4:37 p.m. on Friday, police received a report of a theft in the 700 block of North Washington Avenue. A debit card was used without authorization by its owner in the past several weeks.
Man Booked on Assault Charge After Incident at Hospital
• At 6:13 p.m. on Friday, police responded to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road for a report of an assault. Darren L. Fullerton, 51, of Centralia, was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree assault after allegedly throwing an item at a hospital staff member.
• At 6:25 p.m. on Friday, police received a report of an interrupted burglary in the 2700 block of Russell Road. A victim returned home to find an interior door locked that should not have been, then heard male and female voices. The suspects fled out of the back door.
• At 6:38 p.m. on Friday, police received a report of malicious mischief to a vehicle in the 1200 block of West Main Street. A vehicle’s grill was damaged.
• At 9:40 p.m. on Friday, a 26-inch Schwinn bicycle was reported stolen in the 100 block of South Oak Street.
Vehicle Stolen, Recovered After Crash in Grays Harbor County
• At 11:54 a.m. on Saturday, a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu was reported stolen in the 500 block of West Center Street. It was later found abandoned in Grays Harbor County after it was driven off a roadway and into an embankment.
• At 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 700 block of Allen Avenue. A vehicle’s window was broken and a Coach purse was stolen.
• At 6:30 a.m. on Monday, police received a report of a vehicle prowl in the 1000 block of J Street. A computer and iPad were stolen.
Woman Booked on Assault Charge After Bite
• At 12:15 a.m. on Sunday, police responded to the 600 block of H Street in Centralia and arrested Kim D. Elliot, 53, of Centralia, on suspicion of fourth-degree assault, domestic violence. She was accused of biting a man.
Man Summonsed for Protection Order Violation
• At 2:51 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to the 1800 block of North Pearl Street after receiving a report of a violation of a protection order. Police issued a court summons to a 25-year-old man for violation of a protection order.
Hit and Run
• At 5:32 p.m. on Sunday, police received a report of a hit and run at Harrison Avenue on the Interstate 5 collector/distributor lane.
Accused Shoplifters Cited
• At 11:55 a.m. on Monday, police cited Noah J. Winter, 18, of Rochester and William L. Roberts, 19, of Chehalis on suspicion of third-degree theft for allegedly shoplifting in the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue.
Two Cited for Conduct on Bus
• At 11:56 a.m. on Monday, police responded to the 200 block of North Railroad Avenue to a report of belligerent people on a bus. Brett A. Morris, 46, and Kimberly A. Gotcher, 27, both of Centralia, were cited on suspicion of unlawful transit conduct.
• At 12:03 p.m. on Monday, a Stihl chainsaw was reported stolen from a shed in the 1200 block of South Scheuber Road. A lock on the shed was cut.
Refrigerator, Stove Stolen in Burglary
• At 12:05 p.m. on Monday, a burglary was reported in the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue. A refrigerator and a “parlor stove” were reported stolen.
Counterfeit Cash Reported
• At 1:12 p.m. on Monday, a counterfeit $20 bill was reported in the 600 block of South Tower.
Man Booked on Burglary Charge After Caught on Camera
• At 6:27 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a burglary in the 100 block of Harrison Avenue. Jason W. Olson, 43, of Chehalis was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary after he was reportedly caught on surveillance attempting to break into a closed business.
Chehalis Police Department
• At 11:32 a.m. on Friday, a cell phone was reported stolen in the 1500 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.
• At 2:26 p.m. on Friday, a trespasser was reported on Southwest Chehalis Avenue. No arrests were reported.
• At 11:58 a.m. on Saturday, a trespasser was reported in the 400 block of North Market Boulevard.
• At 2:12 p.m. on Sunday, a trespasser was reported in the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue.
• At 4:27 p.m. on Friday, a theft was reported in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The theft reportedly took place on Nov. 29 and was caught on camera.
• At 2:13 p.m. on Sunday, a theft was reported in the 600 block of Northwest Hawthorne Place.
Suspect Booked for Trespass After Breaking Window, Crawling in Wrong House
• At 11:46 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to a report of vandalism in the 100 block of Southwest Fifth Street. A man allegedly broke a window and crawled into a residence. He was reportedly confused and said it wasn’t his residence. Matthew E. Eastman, 33, of Chehalis, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree criminal trespass and third-degree malicious mischief.
Hit and Run
• At 3:14 p.m. on Saturday, police received a report of a hit and run in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.
Woman Booked on Identity Theft After Shoplifting Report
• At 2:16 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue after receiving a report of a shoplifter. Police arrested a woman but later learned she gave a false name. Sophea M. Delavergne, 40, of Winlock, was arrested on suspicion of identity theft, third-degree theft and a drug court warrant.
Alleged Shoplifter Charged with Burglary
• At 4 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a report of a shoplifter in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. Heather A. Wambolt, 32, of Aberdeen, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree burglary because she had previously been banned from the store.
• At 9:07 p.m. on Sunday, a person reported harassment in the 800 block of Southwest Chehalis Avenue.
Lewis County Sheriff’s Office
Man Flees After Allegedly Stealing Cattle Gate, Crashing
• At 2 p.m. on Thursday, deputies responded to a report of a theft of a cattle gate belonging to the Washington State Department of Transportation valued at $190 at milepost 9 of state Route 7. WSDOT employees reportedly witnessed a man steal the gate and followed him as he drove away with it in his truck. The vehicle was involved in a collision and the suspect, identified as Stoney L. Romine, 48, of Aberdeen, reportedly fled on foot. Deputies identified Romine as a suspect and plan to refer him to the Lewis County Prosecutors on charges of theft and violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act after reportedly finding methamphetamine in the crashed vehicle.
• At 7:14 p.m. on Friday deputies received a report of a DUI driver from an off-duty law enforcement officer in the 2700 block of Jackson Highway in Chehalis. Deputies caught up to the vehicle at 7:37 p.m. and arrested driver Scott H. Ray, 59, of Chehalis, on suspicion of DUI.
• At 11:52 p.m. on Friday, deputies at milepost 32 of state Route 6 stopped a driver for traffic violations. Driver Donald L. Rogers, 68, of Pe Ell, reportedly admitted to smoking marijuana and was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
• At 12:54 a.m. on Monday, deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 3500 block of Jackson Highway and arrested driver Tyler J. Haag, 25, of Onalaska, on suspicion of DUI.
Toppenish Driver Injured After Driving Off Embankment
• At 8:15 a.m. on Sunday, deputies responded to a report of a vehicle crash in the 900 block of Lincoln Creek Road in Centralia. The driver, a 68-year-old male from Toppenish, was transported to Providence Centralia Hospital with head, neck and back pain. The man reported he was driving a 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier on Lincoln Creek Road when the car went off the road and down a 20-foot embankment, coming to rest against two trees. The vehicle was totaled.
Lewis County Jail Statistics
• As of Tuesday morning, the Lewis County Jail had a total system population of 215 inmates with 189 in general population and 26 in the Work Ethic and Restitution Center. Of general population inmates, 150 were male and 39 were female and of WERC inmates, 23 were male and three female. A total of 44 inmates were booked through contracts with agencies outside Lewis County.