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Sirens: Woman’s Jaw Broken in Assault By Stranger; Burglary Suspect Caught on Camera

Centralia Police Department

Fuel Stolen

• At 10:10 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a theft of fuel from a residence in the 100 block of East Carson Street.

Boys Referred for Theft Charges

• At 3:03 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a report of shoplifting in the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue and contacted two boys aged 12 and 13. The boys were released to parents and referred to Lewis County Juvenile Court.

Cigarettes Taken

• At 4:59 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a theft of cigarettes from a porch in the 400 block of South Diamond Street.

Teens Spray Graffiti at School, Vandalize Staff Member’s Car

• At 6:17 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to the 800 block of Field Avenue and contacted two 13-year-old boys suspected of spray-painting graffiti on the school and damaging a staff member’s vehicle. The boys are being referred for charges to Lewis County Juvenile Court.

Men Cited After Fight

• At 9:38 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a report of a a fight in the 200 block of South Diamond Street. Alex S. Jacot, 23, of Centralia was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree assault and Deaven M. Lawrence, 22, of Centralia, was cited and released on the same charge. The men were allegedly seen shoving an older man to the ground.

Centralia Man Arrested For Assault at Hospital

• At 9:55 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to the 900 block of South Scheuber Road and arrested Jason R. Ferris, 32, of Centralia on suspicion of interfering with a health-care facility and fourth-degree assault after allegedly refusing to leave the hospital and assaulting security officers.

Truck Canopy Stolen, Falls Off Thieves’ Vehicle

• At 3:08 a.m. on Wednesday, a truck canopy was reported stolen but recovered near the intersection of Field and Gold streets in Centralia. Suspects reportedly stole a truck canopy, which fell off their vehicle as they attempted to flee the scene with the stolen item, according to the police department.

Vehicles Stolen

• At 5:49 a.m. on Wednesday, a red 2000 Volkswagen Jetta was reported stolen in the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue after it was left running unattended to warm it up.

• At 12:03 p.m. on Wednesday, a black 1997 Honda Accord was reported stolen in the 3000 block of Russell Road. It was later found abandoned and returned to the owner.

Woman Booked on Meth Charge

• At 6:06 a.m. on Wednesday, police responded to a report of a disorderly person in the 500 block of South Tower Avenue. Briget J. Parker, 24, of Centralia, was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct and possession of methamphetamine.

Man Arrested After Break-Ins at Railcars

• At 8:17 a.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 100 block of East Sixth Street in Centralia after receiving a report of break-ins at railcars. Miguel A. Palermo-Vasquez, 34, of Centralia, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree burglary.

Vehicle Prowls

• At 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, a vehicle prowl was reported overnight in the 600 block of Alder Street. Tools were stolen.

• At 4:08 p.m. on Wednesday, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 600 block of South Gold Street. Fishing equipment was stolen.

Money Stolen

• At 1:03 p.m. on Wednesday, a woman reported money was stolen from her in the 900 block of South Scheuber Road last week.

Man Booked on Assault, Drug Charges

• At 3:25 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to a report of a domestic-violence assault in the 400 block of West Main Street. Jeff D. Prindle, 32, of Centralia, was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree assault — domestic violence, and possession of methamphetamine.

Woman’s Jaw Broken in Assault By Stranger

• At 3:31 p.m. on Wednesday, police received a report of an assault in the 1000 block of Eckerson Road. A woman reported she was assaulted by an “unknown Hispanic male in his 30’s” several days earlier, according to the Centralia Police Department. The suspect punched her in the face, breaking her jaw.

Burglary Suspect Caught in the Act on Security Camera

• At 3:46 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 2500 block of Howard Avenue to a report of a burglary. William J. Brown, 28, a transient, was identified as a suspect on a second-degree burglary charge after being caught on video surveillance breaking into a residence. He was later arrested by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.

Suspects Arrested on Trespass Charges

• At 9:08 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 500 block of South Tower Avenue and arrested Cole E. Taylor, 25, of Centralia and Shyanne L. Chamberlain, 19, of Covington, on suspicion of criminal trespass after they allegedly returned to a business they were banned from entering.

• At 12:13 a.m. on Thursday, police responded to the 700 block of South Gold Street and arrested Jeremy L. Boggess, 46, a transient, after a resident found him on a couch on their front porch.

Chehalis Police Department

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

• At 2:56 p.m. on Monday, a stolen 1990s-era Honda was found abandoned in the 600 block of Southwest Pacific Avenue.

Suspects Steal TV, Other Items

• At 4:03 p.m. on Monday, shoplifters reportedly ran out of a store in the 1000 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue with a TV and other items. No arrests were made. The suspects were driving a blue 1990s Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Hit and Run

• At 4:32 p.m. on Monday, a hit and run was reported in the 300 block of Northwest State Avenue. A victim reported another vehicle rammed his car and drove off.

Suspicious Man Reported Sleeping Near Playground

• At 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a suspicious man sleeping near a playground on Southwest Chehalis Avenue.

Harassment by Text Message Reported

• At 3 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of harassment through text messages from the 500 block of Southeast 16th Street.

Trespassers Reported Peeing in Parking Lot

• At 3:10 a.m. police received a report of trespassers in peeing in a parking lot in the 300 block of Northwest Chehalis Avenue. No arrests were made.

Transient Cited on Trespassing Charge

• At 5:48 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a report of a man drinking in public in the 1400 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue and cited Henry T. Baker, 58, a transient, on suspicion of second-degree criminal trespass.

Police Receive Panhandling Complaint

• At 6:21 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a complaint of people panhandling in the 1000 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

Man Booked on Warrants, Meth Charge

• At 4:14 a.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 1600 block of South Market Boulevard to a report of a suspicious person. Patrick E. B. Ashley, 39, of Chehalis, was arrested on outstanding warrants and on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine.

Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

Prescription Medication Taken in Chehalis Burglary

• At 2:34 p.m. on Saturday, deputies responded to a report of a burglary in the 100 block of Wallace Road in Chehalis. A woman reported she came home to find a ladder propped up against an open bedroom window and a door that was dead-bolted had been unlocked. Prescription medication was taken.

Pellet Guns Taken in Randle Burglary

• At 9:22 p.m. on Monday, deputies responded to a report of a burglary in the 700 block of Silverbrook Road in Randle which occurred in the past few days. A resident reported he returned to find a speaker box and two pellet guns stolen. It is unknown how the suspected burglar gained entry, as all of the windows and doors at the property were still locked. The case is under investigation.

Man Suspected of Bringing Controlled Substances Into Jail

• At 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, deputies responded to the Lewis County Jail after receiving a report that an inmate was in possession of unauthorized prescription medication including Suboxone. The suspect, identified as Rodney S. Creech, 26, of Chehalis, had recently turned himself in to the state Department of Corrections on a warrant and was booked into the jail. He told deputies he hid the controlled substances on his person in preparation for a three-day jail sentence on his DOC violation, according to the sheriff’s office. He was rebooked into the jail on a charge of violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.

Lewis County Jail Statistics

• As of Thursday morning, the Lewis County Jail had a total population of 216 inmates, with 187 in general population and 29 in its Work Ethic and Restitution Center. Of general population inmates, 150 were male and 37 female and of WERC inmates, 21 were male and eight women. One inmate was on work release and 54 were booked through contracts with agencies outside Lewis County.

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By The Chronicle Staff 

Please call news reporter Natalie Johnson with news tips. She can be reached at 807-8235 or njohnson@chronline.com.