CRIME & SAFETY
Burglary Suspect Found Asleep In Leavenworth Bar, Arrested
A 40-year-old man from Chehalis faces felony charges after deputies say he knocked another man unconscious and stole his wallet. They say 22-year-old Nicholas Dunn of Leavenworth had invited Christopher Allen Tudor to his room at the LOGE hotel Monday night, but Tudor knocked him out instead. Chelan County Sheriff's...
Woman accused of breaking into Onalaska home, assaulting mother and daughter
A Centralia woman is facing felony burglary, assault and malicious mischief charges after she allegedly broke into an Onalaska residence and assaulted a mother and child inside the home on Saturday.
Man who sparked manhunt in Napavine charged in Lewis County Superior Court
The "possibly armed and dangerous" man local law enforcement searched for and arrested in Napavine on Monday made his initial appearance in Lewis County Superior Court on Tuesday. ...
Toledo man accused of domestic violence released on $75,000 bail
A Toledo man charged with a felony for allegedly assaulting a woman on Sept. 16 is out of custody after posting $75,000 bail. The suspect, identified as Shawn Alan Lohrengel, 51, was ...
‘Innocent people shouldn’t have to pay the price’: Thurston Co. Sheriff speaks on pre-trial release
The Thurston County Sheriff told us on Tuesday that releasing people accused of violent crimes without bail is putting us all in serious danger.
Two burglary suspects drive car into Thurston County gun shop, police say
Two burglary suspects drove a stolen car into a gun shop on Pacific Avenue early Saturday morning, according to Lacey police. But nothing was taken, either because police arrived shortly after
Bail set at $75,000 for man accused of assaulting woman holding baby in Toledo
A man is facing multiple felony charges after he allegedly assaulted a woman in her Toledo home last week, beating her and chasing her with a knife while she was holding a baby. Bail is
Sirens: Homeless man arrested for allegedly dealing drugs; Physical dispute 'between friends'; 'Prolific thief' caught with $1,200 in goods; DUI arrests
CENTRALIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Vehicle accidents • A non-injury, two-vehicle collision was reported in the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue at 10:50 a.m. on Sept. 15. Damage ...
Thurston County Sheriff's Office fires deputy who lied about his background before hire
The Thurston County Sheriff's Office has fired a patrol deputy for lying about his background, the department announced. The deputy was hired earlier this year, but the Sheriff's Office launched
Centralia Police Department launches crosswalk enforcement campaign
The Centralia Police Department will put additional emphasis on the enforcement of pedestrian safety laws in the coming weeks as officers work in teams throughout the city in an effort to address ...
Weekly Safety Report: Pedestrian Fatality, Suspicious Circumstances, Fire, and Drug Discovery in Chehalis, Washington
This week in Chehalis, Washington, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a pedestrian being struck and killed by a semi-truck on Interstate 5, suspicious circumstances reported to the Chehalis Police Department, a fire at a dairy west of Chehalis, and the discovery of drugs and weapons at the Green Hill Juvenile Detention Facility.
Pedestrian lying down on I-5 in Chehalis struck and killed by semi-truck Thursday morning
A pedestrian who was reportedly lying on the roadway on northbound Interstate 5 in Chehalis was struck and killed by a semi-truck shortly before 1 a.m. on Thursday. Law enforcement had not
Up to 10 people still living on .4-acre lot at Blakeslee Junction, Centralia police chief says
Isabel Vander Stoep, The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash. Sep. 15—Crews are hoping to wrap up a sweep early next week on the nine-year-old homeless encampment in Centralia named for Blakeslee Junction, a three-way railroad crossing near Interstate 5. The few acres between the freeway and the junction owned by the...
Investigators: Inmate smuggled deadly fentanyl into Thurston County Jail
Within a 10-day period, a total of six inmates overdosed. Jail staffers were able to revive the other four using Narcan.
No 'loose ends': Winlock woman testifies in trial of man accused of killing plainclothes detective in SW Washington
The friend of the man on trial in the fatal shooting of an undercover Clark County sheriff’s sergeant offered an unexpected counter to his claim of self-defense during the closely-watched trial
Sirens: Doing 'abnormal stuff'; Man defecates in front of business; Indecent exposure; Man fixes vehicle but steals from home; Driver jailed after chase
CHEHALIS POLICE DEPARTMENT Suspicious circumstances • A suspicious abandoned vehicle was reported in the 600 block of West Main Street just before 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 8. ...
Weekly Safety Report: Burglary, Unsolved Killing, Carjacking, BB Gun, and Judicial Conduct in Thurston County
This week in Thurston County, Washington, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a burglary and assault at a home in Lacey, an ongoing investigation into a 2007 unsolved killing, a carjacking incident at a local gym, the discovery of a BB gun in a high school bathroom, and a dropped judicial conduct hearing over controversial comments made by a former judge regarding a police shooting. These incidents highlight the need for continued vigilance and safety measures in the community.
Police Blotter for Tuesday, September 19, 2023
On 09/19/23 at 8:48 PM in the 14700 block of 119th Way SE, Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael Chandler, 49, on suspicion of 1st degree assault. On 09/19/23 at 2:42 AM in the 5600 block of Martin Way E, police arrested Elliahs Akeem Allen, 25, on suspicion of 3rd degree driving with license suspended.
In focus: Firefighters douse fire at dairy west of Chehalis Sunday morning
Man finds people in his car after keys stolen at Olympia gym
The victim told police his car keys were stolen out of a locker and there were people inside his car.