Collisions & Injuries
Winlock man cited after collision with PUD pole
A Winlock man was cited after crashing his van into a utility pole near Winlock Saturday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.
The 38-year-old driver of a 1997 Chevrolet Express had been traveling south on the 100 block of Knowles Rd., east of Winlock, when he reportedly drifted into the northbound lane and then off the road and into a utility pole, breaking the fixture and totaling his vehicle.
When questioned about the collision, he reportedly stated he was not certain what had happened. He was subsequently cited for driving with wheels off the roadway and driving while license suspended, third degree. No injuries were reported in relation to the Collision.
Those with information about ongoing investigations are encouraged to call the Sheriff's Office at (360) 740-1266 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-748-6422.
Chainsaw stolen from Winlock residence
A chainsaw was reportedly stolen from an open garage earlier this month in Winlock, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.
The victim said an unknown number of suspects had entered a garage on the 900 block of Byham Rd. sometime between noon on Oct. 11 and 5 p.m. on Oct. 19 and took a Stihl chainsaw. It was noted the chainsaw had been engraved with the name "Jack Miller."
Coins, fossil taken from Winlock home
A Winlock area residence was the target of a burglary sometime earlier this month, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.
The 86-year-old male victim told deputies an unknown number of suspects had forced their way into his home on the 100 block of Sergent Rd., north of Winlock, sometime between Oct. 9 and 21. Reported stolen were a collection of US coins, a fossil and a check book, while a window was reported damaged as well. The total estimated loss is around $330.
Logging truck prowled in Winlock
A logging truck was reportedly broken into in Winlock last week, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.
The reporting party told deputies someone had entered her husband's 1988 Kenworth tractor sometime between Oct. 20 and 23 while it was parked at their residence on the 800 block of Byham Rd. Stolen were two large Craftsman wrenches and a snap-on stainless steep vice grip, an estimated value of $220. It was noted the cab of the truck had been unlocked at the time.