Centralia Police Department
Accident Involving Bus
• At 8:21 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of an accident with damage near Oak and Maple streets. The rear end of a school bus rubbed a parked car. No injuries were reported.
• At 9:06 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of gang graffiti spray painted on the side of the viaduct on East Sixth Street.
• At 8:38 a.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of graffiti on a building in the 1500 block of Kresky Avenue.
• At 10:26 a.m. on Tuesday, police arrested and booked a 17-year-old girl on an outstanding warrant in the 900 block of Johnson Road.
• At 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday, police arrested and booked Tavryn L. Lindsey, 21, of Toledo, on outstanding warrants.
• At 8:49 p.m. on Tuesday, police arrested and booked Terry R. Griffis, 51, of Centralia, on an outstanding warrant.
Counterfeit Cash Reported
• At 10:33 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a counterfeit bill that was accepted during the prior evening shift in the 1000 block of Belmont Avenue.
• At 8:47 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a two-vehicle, non-injury collision at Centralia College Boulevard and Iron Street.
Hit and Run Results in Arrest
• At 9:34 p.m. on Tuesday, police arrested and booked Halis C. Hankins, 22, of Chehalis, for hit and run and third-degree assault.
Police Get Report of Sexual Misconduct
• At 8:48 a.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of sexual misconduct from the 1200 block of Jalyn Court in Centralia. The person reported inappropriate touching involving juveniles.
Teen Booked on Liquor Charge
• At 9:43 a.m. on Wednesday, a 17-year-old boy was arrested in the 800 block of Eshom Road on suspicion of being a minor in possession of alcohol.
• At 11:33 a.m. on Wednesday, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 500 block of Harrison Avenue. Tools were taken.
Olympia Resident Booked on Drug Charge
• At 12:42 a.m. on Thursday, police arrested Bibiana Martinez-Torres, 30, of Olympia, on suspicion of resisting arrest and third-degree driving with a suspended license in the 1500 block of North Scheuber Road. When she was taken out of the vehicle at the jail, officers reportedly found a glass smoking device and white residue, identified as methamphetamine, in the back of the patrol vehicle. Martinez-Torres was also booked on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine.
Tool Boxes Stolen
• At 12:59 p.m. on Wednesday, two tool boxes were reported stolen from the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. No arrests were made.
Suspicious Vehicle Reported
• At 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of a suspicious vehicle near the intersection of McFadden Avenue and Sixth Street. People in the area reported seeing a man in a mini van watching kids playing.
• At 9:25 p.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of a woman trespassing in the 1300 block of Northwest State Street.
Lewis County Sheriff’s Office
Suspects Return Items During Interrupted Burglary
• At 7:42 a.m. on Tuesday, deputies were dispatched to an interrupted burglary in the 200 block of Awmiller Road in Winlock. A neighbor reported they saw two males and one female at a residence where they did not belong. When confronted, the individuals apologized, removed items from their vehicle and returned them to the house. The suspects then left in a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser with Oregon license plates. Deputies and assisting agencies noticed forced entry to the garage and back door. The vehicle could not be located. Several items in the home were ready to be loaded, according to the Sheriff’s Office. A list of stolen items, if any were actually taken, is not currently available. The Sheriff’s Office said it appears all the items were returned to the residence. The case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers of South Sound. The victim was a 60-year-old male Winlock resident.
By The Chronicle Staff