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Sirens:Two Booked on DUI Charges; Two Arrested After Interrupted Burglary; Centralia Woman Arrested After Stopping Traffic

Centralia Police Department

Package Stolen

• At 8:29 a.m. on Monday, a package was reported stolen from the front porch of a residence in the 700 block of G Street.

Money Taken

• At 8:57 a.m. on Monday, money was reported stolen in the 1500 block of Harrison Avenue.

Items in Purse Stolen in Burglary

• At 1:06 p.m. on Monday, police received a report of a burglary taking place Sunday in the 2000 block of Cooks Hill Road. Items were stolen from a purse.

Bicycles Stolen

• At 3:20 p.m. on Monday, a bicycle was reported stolen in the 100 block of Eshom Road.

• At 4:57 p.m. on Wednesday, a bicycle was reported stolen in the 200 block of North Railroad Avenue.

Juveniles Steal Cough Syrup

• At 5:13 p.m. on Monday, police responded to the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue and arrested two juvenile males on suspicion of stealing cough syrup. One was released and the second was booked into Lewis County Juvenile Detention on an outstanding warrant. Both were referred to prosecutors on suspicion of third-degree theft.

Scam Phone Call

• At 3:23 p.m. on Monday, a scam phone call was reported by a person in the 800 block of G Street. The caller was posing as the IRS.

No Contact Order Violated

• At 3:57 p.m. on Monday, police received a report of a violation of a no-contact order in the 500 block of Harrison Avenue. The suspect allegedly screamed at the victim as he drove by in a vehicle. The case is under investigation.

Vehicle Prowl

• At 6:49 p.m. on Monday, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 200 block of Railroad Avenue. Geneveva R. Webb, 43, a transient, was arrested and booked into the Lewis County Jail on suspicion of vehicle prowl.

Bicycle Tires Stolen

• At 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday, tires were reported stolen from a bicycle in the 100 block of South Silver Street.

Purse, Contents Stolen

• At 11:28 a.m. on Tuesday, a purse and its contents were reported stolen from the 1000 block of Harrison Avenue.

Centralia Resident Booked on Assault Charge

• At 9:19 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to the 900 block of B Street and arrested Alexis M. Davis, 19, of Centralia, on suspicion of fourth-degree assault.

Juveniles Report Rape

• At 10:34 p.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of a rape from the 1100 block of G Street. Two juvenile girls reported being sexually assaulted by a juvenile male. The investigation is ongoing.

Generator Stolen

• At 7:24 a.m. on Wednesday, a generator was reported stolen from a truck in the 1500 block of View Avenue.

Vehicle Crashes into Utility Pole

• At 8:38 a.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the intersection of Long Road and Alder Street in Centralia to a report of a vehicle crashing into a power pole.

Chehalis Woman Arrested on Theft Charge

• At 4:19 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue and arrested Destiny C. Lloyd, 28, of Chehalis on suspicion of third-degree theft. She was allegedly caught stealing merchandise from the business and had a state Department of Corrections warrant for her arrest.

Merchandise Stolen

• At 4:48 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 1300 block of Lum Road to a report of a theft.

Hit and Run

• At 7:25 p.m. on Wednesday, a hit and run was reported in a parking lot in the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue.

Centralia Woman Arrested After Stopping Traffic

• At 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to the 1000 block of Belmont Avenue and arrested Briget J. Parker, 24, of Centralia, on suspicion of disorderly conduct. Parker allegedly entered the road and intentionally stopped traffic. 

Chehalis Police Department

Hit and Runs

• At 1:28 p.m. on Monday, a hit and run was reported in the 1700 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue.

• At 3:31 p.m. on Monday, a hit and run was reported in the 1200 block of Bishop Road. 

Suspects Reported Trespassing in Store

• At 5:33 p.m. on Monday, police received a report of trespassers in a store in the 1700 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. The suspects had been previously banned from the store after being accused of shoplifting. No arrests were made.

Assault Reported

• At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, police received a report of an assault the previous day on Southwest Chehalis Avenue. 

Disorderly Person At Bus Stop

• At 3:48 p.m. on Tuesday, a disorderly and intoxicated bus passenger allegedly refused to leave a bus stop in the 1600 block of Northwest Louisiana Avenue. 

Lewis County Sheriff’s Office

Two Arrested After Interrupted Burglary

• At 5:08 p.m. on Wednesday, deputies received a report of an interrupted burglary in the 300 block of Meade Hill Road in Glenoma. The homeowner reportedly followed two suspects out of the home and down U.S. Highway 12 until the Washington State Patrol responded to stop the vehicle and arrested the suspects, identified as Richard E. Prangley, 34, of Graham and Krista M. Dodson, 39, also of Graham.

Two Booked on DUI Charges

• At 5:50 p.m. on Wednesday, deputies received a report of an erratic vehicle in the area of the intersection of Jackson Highway and Gray Road in Toledo. Deputies contacted the driver, identified as Lance R. Swofford, 40, of Winlock, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. 

• At 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday, deputies initiated a traffic stop at milepost 113 of U.S. Highway 12 in Randle for a vehicle with a headlight out. The driver, Nicholas R. Stroud, 32, of Randle, was arrested on suspicion of DUI after reportedly refusing to take a field sobriety test.

Lewis County Jail Statistics

• As of Thursday morning, the Lewis County Jail had a total population of 204 inmates, with 178 in general population and 26 in the Work Ethic and Restitution Center. Of general population inmates, 141 were men and 37 women. Of WERC inmates, 21 were men and 5 women. A total of 57 inmates were booked through contracts with agencies outside Lewis County. 

• For the month of August, the Lewis County jail had an average total population of 198 inmates, with averages of 172 in general population and 26 WERC inmates. The average number of inmates booked through contracts was 47.

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By The Chronicle Staff 

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