Two arrested after collision near Napavine
Two Winlock suspects were arrested after a collision near Napavine Feb. 18, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
Luke L. Nordman, 20, and a 16-year-old male were arrested after deputies responded to a 1994 Ford Thunderbird that had driven into the ditch after failing to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Koontz Rd. and N. Military Rd., south of Napavine. Nordman was found with the vehicle and insisted he had been the only occupant, but the 16-year-old was located nearby and found to be intoxicated.
Nordman was booked for making a false statement to police and the teen was booked for minor in possession of alcohol.
Toledo pair arrested after residential burglary
Two Toledo men were arrested following an attempt to recover personal property from a vacated residence Saturday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
Daniel W. Fultz, 49, and Gregory W. Merzoian, 50, were arrested after being seen trespassing at a residence on the 1500 block of SR 505, east of Toledo. The suspects were pulling out of the driveway in a pickup as deputies arrived and were subsequently pulled over and questioned.
Investigation revealed Fultz had been given permission by a relative of the estate executor to retrieve his personal belongings after having been recently evicted, but only from a storage shed and only in the presence of the executor. Deputies found forced entry had been made to the residence and a wooden bookshelf had been removed and placed on the porch to be retrieved later.
Fultz admitted to entering the house unlawfully and was booked for residential burglary. Merzoian was cited for first-degree criminal trespass and released.
Toledo man booked following cigarette dispute
An argument over cigarettes led to an assault arrest in Toledo Sunday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
Ronald G. Kipperman, 66, of Toledo, was arrested on the 500 block of SR 505 after deputies responded to reports of a physical dispute at the residence. Kipperman’s wife, 71, of Toledo, stated they had begun arguing over hidden cigarettes and the suspect grabbed her neck with both hands and began choking her, with deputies finding red marks consistent with such an attack.
Kipperman was booked for second-degree assault/domestic violence and was referred for interfering with domestic violence reporting, as it is alleged he attempted to take the phone from his wife while she dialed 911.
Winlock man facing DUI, assault charges
A Winlock man was arrested for DUI after leaving the scene of a domestic dispute Sunday, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
Kibling R. K. Placer, 26, was identified as a suspect after deputies responded to reports of an assault on the 300 block of Roe Rd., south of Winlock. Placer’s father, 55, stated his son had been upset when he came to the house earlier that night and began arguing, eventually pushing the victim to the ground and head-butting him.Placer had driven from the scene while deputies were en route, but was later located at the intersection of Front St. and Alder St. in Winlock. He was booked for DUI and referred for fourth-degree assault/domestic violence.