Arrests & Referrals
Toledo man booked for assaulting wife
A Toledo man has been booked after allegedly choking his wife during an argument, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.
Ronald J. Mitchell, 45, of Toledo, was arrested May 19 after deputies responded to his residence on the 500 block of Toledo-Vader Rd. the day before to reports he had assaulted his wife, a 45-year-old Toledo woman. The victim told deputies Mitchell had struck her in the face and began choking her with both hands until she believed she was going to black out.
Mitchell was apprehended the following day and was booked into the Lewis County Jail for second-degree domestic assault.
Idaho man caught amid kidnapping
Authorities arrested an Idaho man near Toledo May 20 after an AMBER alert had been issued regarding his alleged kidnapping of his children, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Joshua Reavis, of Nampa, Idaho, is reported to have taken his two children, over whom he has partial custody, on May 18 without informing their mother, and the mother later contacted authorities that evening. On May 19, a tip was recieved that Reavis may be heading to Seattle, and an AMBER alert was extended to Washington and Oregon.
On May 20, a motorist northbound on I-5 saw a van matching the description of the vehicle Reavis was driving and members of the Washington State Patrol, as well as the Castle Rock Police Department, who were in the area, contacted him near Milepost 58. Reavis was taken into custody and the children were safely recovered.
Toledo man booked for threatening neighbor
A Toledo man has been booked for felony harassment after threatening to kill his neighbor during an early morning dispute May 22, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.
Ray S. Hoover, 48, was contacted on the 400 block of SR 506, just west of Exit 59, around 2:30 a.m. after the victim, a 68-year-old Toledo man, told deputies they had been in a dispute over Hoover's dog running loose and, after the victim said he was going to contact law enforcement, Hoover threatened to cut the man's throat.
Hoover was booked into the Lewis County Jail for felony harassment.