Centralia Police Department
Vehicles Damaged in Malicious Mischief
• At 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, police received a report of malicious mischief to a vehicle in the 1100 block of South Pearl Street. A rock was thrown through the vehicle’s window.
• At 2:34 p.m. on Thursday, a backpack was reported stolen in the 100 block of South Pearl Street.
Centralia Woman Booked on Meth, Theft Charges
• At 3:04 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to the 900 block of Harrison Avenue and arrested Jesika C. Jellison, 30, of Centralia was arrested on suspicion of first-degree theft, first-degree trafficking in stolen property and possession of methamphetamine.
Suspect Steals Clothes
• At 6:47 p.m. on Thursday, police received a report of a man stealing an article of clothing from a retail store.
Keys Stolen from Running Vehicle
• At 7:54 p.m. on Thursday, a woman reported she left her vehicle running in the 700 block of Harrison Avenue and returned to find the vehicle turned off and the keys gone.
Transient Arrested on Trespassing Charge
• At 1:39 a.m. on Friday, police received a report of a trespasser in the 900 block of Harrison Avenue. Donna S. Wickersham, 56, a transient, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree criminal trespass.
Chehalis Police Department
Parents Report Assault, Bullying
• At 9:14 a.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of bullying and a possible assault among middle school students in the 1000 block of Southwest 20th Street.
Store Reports Candy Thief
• At 11:13 a.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of a suspect eating candy at a store in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue without paying for it. No arrests were made.
• At 11:36 a.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of counterfeit money in the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.
Juveniles Seen in Abandoned House
• At 11:51 a.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of juveniles hanging out in an abandoned house near the intersection of 16th Street and Wilson Avenue.
One Arrested for Taking Vehicle
• At 12:41 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to a report of a dispute in progress between roommates in the 500 block of Northwest Ohio Avenue. One roommate allegedly left in the other’s vehicle before police arrived and returned while they were still investigating. Brian D. Hardie, 52, of Chehalis, was arrested on suspicion of taking a motor vehicle without permission.
Trespasser Reported Sleeping at Store
• At 3:14 a.m. on Thursday, police received a report of a person sleeping in a store in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. No arrests were made.
Possible Vehicle Prowler Reported
• At 9:18 a.m. on Thursday, police received a report of a person possibly prowling vehicles in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. No arrests were made.
• At 12:25 p.m. on Thursday, police received a report of credit card fraud from the 400 block of Northeast Jefferson Avenue. A person reported someone in Belfair was using their card.
Elderly Woman Faces Burglary Charge After Repeat Shoplifting
• At 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, police received a report of a shoplifter in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The store reported the dollar amount of the theft was small but that the woman was previously trespassed from the store for similar incidents. Betty J. Manker, 75, of Rochester, was arrested and referred for charges of second-degree burglary and third-degree theft to the Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office.
Toyota Truck Stolen
• At 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, a 2000 Toyota Tacoma was reported stolen near the intersection of Chehalis Avenue and Prindle Street.
Lewis County Sheriff’s Office
Longview Man Booked on ID Theft Charge
• At 12:56 p.m. on Thursday, deputies responded to a business in the 100 block of Foster Creek Road after an employee reported a man was attempting to pay for services using multiple bank cards and an identity card that did not appear to belong to him. Deputies arrived and arrested Victor H. Bliss, 25, of Longview, on suspicion of identity theft and on outstanding warrants.
Lewis County Jail Statistics
• As of Friday morning, the Lewis County Jail had a total population of 184 inmates with 156 in general population and 28 in the Work Ethic and Restitution Center. Of general population inmates, 134 were men and 22 women and of WERC inmates, 24 were men and 4 women. One inmate was on work release and 42 were booked through contracts with agencies outside Lewis County.
By The Chronicle Staff
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