Sirens: Woman Arrested on Assault Charge After Messy Breakup; Counterfeit $10 Bill Used

Centralia Police Department

Window Found Damaged After Tenants Evicted

• At 7:44 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of malicious mischief in the 400 block of South Buckner Street. A window was reportedly discovered to have been damaged after tenants were evicted. 

Juvenile Caught With Marijuana

• At 11:33 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to the 800 block of Eshom Road after receiving a report of a juvenile caught with marijuana. The juvenile will be referred for possible charges to juvenile court. 

Vehicle Stolen

• At 2:21 p.m. on Tuesday, a grey 1993 Honda Accord was reported stolen in the 1000 block of North Scheuber Road. 

Water Meters Stolen in Vehicle Prowl

• At 4:01 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a vehicle prowl in the 800 block of North Tower Avenue. Multiple brass water meters were reported stolen from the vehicle. A suspect has been identified and an investigation is ongoing. 

Woman Arrested on Assault Charge After Messy Breakup

• At 11:58 a.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 1700 block of Cooks Hill Road and arrested Laurie A. Collins, 49, of Centralia, on suspicion of fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, and third-degree malicious mischief. She was accused of punching her boyfriend and breaking his belongings during a breakup. 

Suspect Arrested on Trespass Charge

• At 1:05 a.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 500 block of West Seventh Street and cited Shannon K. Kilgore, 49, of Centralia, on suspicion of criminal trespass. 

Jewelry Stolen

• At 5:16 a.m. on Wednesday, jewelry was reported stolen in the 900 block of K Street. A suspect was identified and an investigation is ongoing. 

Tools Taken in Burglary to Shop

• At 6:01 a.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of a burglary to a shop in the 3600 block of Galvin Road. Mechanics’ tools of varying brands were stolen.

Credit Card Fraud Reported

• At 9:24 a.m. on Wednesday, credit card fraud was reported in the 1100 block of Crosby Avenue. 

Vehicle Prowl

• At 11:41 a.m. on Wednesday, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 800 block of South Pearl Street. Sunglasses and $20 were reported stolen. 

Man Booked for Threats, Obstruction

• At 8:26 p.m. on Wednesday, police arrested Shane A. Mendoza, 28, of Centralia, in the 1500 block of View Avenue on suspicion of obstructing a police officer. Police received a complaint that Mendoza was being disorderly. He allegedly resisted arrest and threatened to stab officers. 

Man Uses Counterfeit $10 Bill

• At 8:31 p.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of a man in his 40s using a fake $10 bill at a business in the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue.

Propane Heater Taken

• At 6:40 a.m. on Wednesday, a propane heater was reported stolen from a porch in the 700 block of South Pearl Street.

Chehalis Police Department

Fraud Reported

• At 1:27 p.m. on Monday, fraud was reported in the 500 block of West Main Street. 

Thefts

• At 1:41 p.m. on Monday, a second-degree theft was reported in the 300 block of Southwest 13th Street. An investigation is ongoing. 

• At 2:06 p.m. on Monday, police responded to the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue to a report of a shoplifter. Joyce A. Eder, 54, of Centralia, was arrested on suspicion of third-degree theft.
Counterfeiting Reported

• At 2:37 p.m. on Monday, police received a report of counterfeit cash from the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. 

Stolen Motorcycle Spotted

• At 2:37 p.m. on Monday, police received a report that a motorcycle stolen a week ago in Centralia was seen in Chehalis driving near the North National Avenue overpass.

Man Strumming Ukulele Reported to Police

• At 3:58 p.m. on Monday, police received a report of a disorderly man strumming a ukulele in the lobby of a business in the 200 block of Northwest Cascade Avenue. No arrests were made.

Man Arrested on Malicious Mischief Charge for Damaging Door

• At 9:16 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to the 1500 block of North National Avenue after receiving a report of a man punching a hole in a door. Cade B. L. Campbell, 22, of Chehalis, was arrested on suspicion of third-degree malicious mischief.

Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

Cough Drops, Phone Chargers Taken in Vehicle Prowl

• The sheriff’s office received a report Tuesday of a vehicle prowl between 12:45 a.m. and 3:15 a.m. that day in the 100 block of Compton Road in Morton. Cough drops and phone chargers were reported stolen. 

Lewis County Jail

• As of Thursday morning, the Lewis County Jail had a total population of 204 inmates with 179 in general population and 25 in the Work Ethic and Restitution Center. Of general population inmates, 143 were male and 36 were female and of WERC inmates, 23 were male and two female. A total of 44 inmates were booked through contracts with agencies outside Lewis County.

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By The Chronicle Staff 

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