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Montesano Police Department

The Montesano Police Department responded to 70 calls from Nov. 9-15. Here are some of the calls:

Friday, Nov. 9

Agency Assistance, Schouweiler Road, Elma, 1:44 a.m.: Secured the scene of a commercial burglary while Elma police officer entered and cleared the building.

Driving complaing, 100 block West Brumfield Avenue, 8:30 a.m.: A maroon Jeep reportedly hit a light pole twice within a 10-minute period. There was no damage, but an employee was concerned about the driver. Vehicle was gone by the time police arrived.

Animal problem, 400 block East Pioneer Avenue, 9:39 a.m.: A stray gray and white cat, bleeding and missing paw was reported in the area. Unable to locate.

Disorderly conduct, 500 block West Cooper Street, 2:56 p.m.: A previous tenant reportedly was at an address and refusing to leave. The 37-year-old woman claimed to be a federal marshal and was loud and aggressive. When told to leave or be arrested, she fled and yelled for the officer to tell her boyfriend to come to her mom’s house.

Barking dogs, 500 block South 7th Street, 5:59 p.m.: Caller took officer to a house he believed barking was coming from. The officer checked the area and determined the barking to be coming from a different house nearby. The owner was advised to bring the dogs in if they could not stop barking.

Warrant arrest, 100 block North Main Street, 10:02 p.m.: A man was arrested on a county warrant.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Suspicious circumstance, Chehalis and Kennaston, 1: 05 a.m.: An empty vehicle was found running while stopped in the middle of the road. The officer located the owner nearby and advised her to secure the vehicle.

Suspicious circumstance, 300 block North Church Street, 1:10 a.m.: Officer contacted an older man, who said he was walking home from the bar and was almost to his house.

Traffic stop, Monte-Elma Road, 1:54 a.m.: A vehicle was stopped for possible DUI. The driver was just having trouble with the fog.

Traffic Accident, Monte-Elma Road at Poplar, 2:11 a.m.: A driver swerved to avoid a deer and crashed into a ditch. It was towed.

Littering, Arland Avenue, 3:53 a.m.: Bags of garbage and yard waste were dumped in a lot south of the location. Based on the name and address information on items in the garbage, it is believed to be from an abandoned house in the area.

Animal problem, 300 block North 1st Street, 7:43 p.m.: A very large cat reportedly chased a 15-year-old girl and her friend. The mother retrieved the daughter; the animal was a large house cat.

Suspicious circumstance, Wynooche Avenue, 11:39 p.m.: An officer stopped a teen who said he was coming back from the store to get a “pop.” He did not have a beverage. Asked if he was aware he had a curfew, he said he was aware of it an on his way home. The individual was informed his probation officer would be notified. The officer followed him home.

Sunday, Nov. 11

Suspicion, 600 block East Broadway Avenue, 11:59 p.m.: A woman called police to report that her downstairs neighbor, who appeared to be drunk, threatened her after pounding on her door complaining of a leak; she couldn’t find a leak. The man said his neighbor is loud all night, every night. He wasn’t feeling well and when trying to relax when he saw water coming from his ceiling, so he went upstairs to tell his neighbor to quit. The officer separated the neighbors and advised the man to call if there were more problems rather than contacting his neighbor.

Monday, Nov. 12

Animal problem, 100 block South River Street, 12:13 p.m.: A neighbor noticed a garage with the door half open. She peeked in and saw it full of exotic birds and feels it its too cold for them. The property owner told police he would contact the owner of the birds to provide contact information to police. A veterinarian said birds should not be left in an environment below 50 degrees Fahrenheit and required a light source for Vitamin D.

Bicycle theft, 600 block West Marcy Avenue, 1:22 p.m.: A resident walked into the Montesano Police Department to make a report of a stolen bicycle the previous night. The resident claimes that sometime after 7:30 p.m. the bike was taken from their backyard. They had no idea who might have taken it but did give a description of the bike as a Next Mountain Bike Power Climber, blue and silver in color.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Suspicious Person, 900 block East Beacon Avenue, 5:48 p.m.: Returning home a woman noticed a car parked near her garage with a woman in the driver seat. As the woman approached the vehicle it sped off. The woman checked the garage and found nothing missing. A partial plate identification was provided.

Suspicious Circumstance, 500 block South Fifth Street, 4:16 p.m.: A resident, who had made previous calls to the police, was following up on suspicious activity when two cars parked near the location. People from one car went into the other and left down traveling East on Wtnooche. They counted around five people in the car.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Suspicious Activity, South Tenth Street and Byles Avenue, 11:47 a.m.: A man was stopped who had been going door to door asking residents several questions about who was at home and at what times they were there. The man stated that he was working for a business trying to solicit business in the area. Police advised the man that he lacked proper licensing to conduct such business in the city limits and if he continued he would be cited.

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