Sirens: Stolen Phone Suspected of Being Used in Drug Deals; Two Dine and Dash

Centralia Police Department

Vehicle Taken

• At 8:07 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a report of a person taking a vehicle without permission in the 1400 block of Central Boulevard. 

Graffiti Reported

• At 8:34 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of graffiti on his garage overnight in the 300 block of N Street. 

• At 4:47 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of graffiti spray painted on the door of a building in the 300 block of North Street.

Diesel Stolen

• At 1:58 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a theft of diesel fuel from a tank in the 1100 block of Long Road over the past several months. No suspect information was available.

Woman Steals Candy

• At 2:16 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a woman stealing candy from a store in the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue. No arrests were made.

Transient Cited on Trespass Charge

• At 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a report of a trespasser in the 200 block of West Main Street. Kelly A. Holen, a 33-year-old transient, was cited and released on suspicion of criminal trespassing. Two transient males were also given warnings for being on the property. 

• At 6:17 a.m. on Wednesday, the same person was arrested on suspicion of trespassing after she was reportedly found sleeping in a closed business in the 200 block of Centralia College Boulevard and refused to leave.

Hit and Run

• At 6:41 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a hit and run in the 100 block of North Tower Avenue. A late 90s model Dodge truck reportedly sideswiped a second vehicle and fled. No injuries were reported.

Shoplifters Reported

• At 10:37 a.m. on Wednesday, merchandise was reported stolen from a retail store in the 600 block of West Pear Street. 

• At 1:41 a.m. on Thursday, police received a report of a shoplifter in the 900 block of Harrison Avenue. The suspect was identified through security footage and a summons will be issued, according to the police department.

BB Gun Stolen

• At 12:31 p.m. on Wednesday, a BB pistol was reported stolen in the 900 block of B Street. 

Summons Issued for Suspect in Theft from Employer

• At 12:42 p.m. on Wednesday, police issued a summons to a 44-year-old Centralia woman on suspicion of third-degree theft after she was accused of stealing from her employer in the 600 block of Harrison Avenue. 

Protection Order Violation Under Investigation

• At 3:28 p.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of a possible violation of a protection order in the 300 block of Genge Street.

Chehalis Police Department

Assault Suspect Arrested

• At 7:51 a.m. on Monday, police responded to a report of an assault in the 500 block of Southeast Washington Avenue. Todd P. Osborn, 50, of Seattle, was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree assault.

Thefts Reported

• At 8:15 a.m. on Monday, a third-degree theft was reported in the 1000 block of South Market Boulevard. 

• At 4:51 p.m. on Monday, a third-degree theft was reported in the 300 block of Southwest 16th Street. 

Assault 

• At 8:18 a.m. on Monday, police received a report of a fourth-degree assault in the 500 block of Southeast Washington Avenue. 

Money, Car Keys Stolen

• At 9:07 a.m. on Monday, a man reported money and car keys stolen from the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. 

Two Dine and Dash

• At 11:26 a.m. on Monday, police received a report of a man and woman dining and dashing in the 100 block of Southwest Interstate Avenue. No arrests were made. The pair were described as a man and woman in their early 20s. The man had a shaved head, a mustache and a tattoo on his right hand, according to police.

Teen Released to Parents After Shoplifting Report

• At 12:41 p.m. on Monday, police received a report of a shoplifter in the 500 block of South Market Boulevard. The 16-year-old female suspect, of Onalaska, was released to a parent and will be referred to prosecutors on a charge of third-degree theft for allegedly taking $30 in merchandise.

Trespassers Reported

• At 12:43 p.m. on Monday, police received a report of people trespassing on property in the 1000 block of Northwest State Avenue. Two men were reportedly living in tents on private property. No arrests were made.

Identity Theft

• At 2:43 p.m. on Monday, identity theft was reported in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. 

Stolen Phone Suspected of Being Used in Drug Deals

• At 3:27 p.m. on Monday, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The phone was reportedly stolen in October. The former owner reported they were tracking the phone through an app and believed it was being used to sell drugs.

Man Reports Assault, Robbery of Cell Phone

• At 7:05 p.m. on Monday, police received a report of a robbery near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Vine Street. A male victim reported three men who he didn’t know attacked him without provocation and stole his cell phone. 

Truck Window Broken

• At 1:19 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of malicious mischief to a truck in the 400 block of Southwest 18th Street. A window was broken on the truck. 

Graffiti Reported on Fence

• At 4:17 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of graffiti to a cedar fence in the 300 block of South Market Boulevard. 

Protection Order Violated

• At 7:39 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a violation of a protection order in the 1000 block of Southwest 20th Street. A person reported juveniles came to a residence with the intent of assaulting another juvenile, but no assault occurred. No arrests were made.

Malicious Mischief Reported at Juvenile Facility

• At 9:48 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of malicious mischief to a light fixture at the Lewis County Juvenile Detention facility in the 1200 block of Southwest Pacific Avenue. 

Lewis County Jail Statistics

• As of Thursday morning, the Lewis County Jail had a total population of 227 inmates with 190 in general population and 37 in the Work Ethic and Restitution Center. Of general population inmates, 152 were male and 38 female and of WERC inmates, 33 were male and four female. A total of 40 inmates were booked through contracts with agencies outside Lewis County.

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By The Chronicle Staff 

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