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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 6, 2001, Centralia, Washington A4 a the chronicle Centralia Chehalis Wash., thursday dec. 6, 2001 news in Brief in the area Rochester to Host Santa breakfast Rochester a the Rochester organization of families will hold its annual breakfast with Santa saturday morning from 8 until 11 . At Rochester primary school. Cost is $5 for a family of four and $ i for each additional person. The Rochester High school Honor society will take pictures of children with Santa for a $3 donation. Roof will accept Cash or new toys or clothing donations As Well. For information Telephone 273-6375. In the Northwest woman charged with vehicular homicide in daughters death Everett apr a North Bend woman has been charged with vehicular homicide in the death of her 9-year-old daughter during a Chase with supermarket employees who had accused her of shoplifting. Anita Durrett. 42. Faces up to 12 years in prison if convicted. Prosecutors allege that Durrett walked out of an Albertson s store on Woodinville Duvall Road on june 9 without paying for s266.16 in groceries. She was confronted by store employees but drove away. Prosecutors say store employees followed Durrett. And that she lost control and crashed into a tree As she tried to elude them. Durrett was injured and her daughter Ladawna was killed. Durrett was charged tuesday in Snohomish county Superior court. She was scheduled to be arraigned dec. 18. Police beat fires a a fire inside a paper recycling truck carrying four tons of shredded paper was extinguished after the truck s operators recognized the situation and drove through downtown Chehalis to the fire department wednesday morning. A ifs the first fire that s come to us in a Long time a Chehalis fire capt. Kevin Curfman said of the incident. A spark near the shredding machine mounted on the truck apparently ignited dust and some of the paper Curfman said. The Driver and passenger recognized it just before 11 ., when they were near the Lewis county courthouse on main Street. They then headed toward the fire department a few blocks North on Park Street. Firefighters wet Down what they could there. The vehicle was then driven to an open space on the West Side of interstate 5 on Hilburger Road where seven firefighters emptied the truck of its contents and hosed it All Down. Curfman said nobody was Hurt and there was no damage to the truck itself. It appeared a Type of Large Black paper clip had gotten into the machine. The Kent based recycling company is called recall. Vehicle prowls a a Lewis county sheriffs Deputy took a report wednesday from a person on . Highway 12 near Davis Creek Road East of Randle who said his or her vehicle had been prowled sometime earlier in the Day. Among the items taken were a Browning Rifle and a Ruger handgun valued at about $1,300. Lewis county jail a inmate population in the main facility As of this morning 118 men and 18 women. There Are 136 Beds in the jail. Staying in the separate facility known As the work ethic restitution Center Are 24 people some of whom Are on work release some of whom Are a work offender eighteen people Are on electronic Home monitoring and 10 Are on Day reporting. In the past 24 hours 10 people were booked into the jail and 11 were released. A a a a a information published in police heat is compiled by the chronicle staff from the official logs and records of local police agencies. Of you have any information about any of these incidents Call crime stoppers at Hoo 74h-6422. Lotteries Washington s wednesday games lotto 7-10-25-34-35-41 Quinto seven of Spades four of Spades Ace of hearts Ace of clubs three of clubs Lucky for life 18-35-38-48 Keno 3-4-18-20-24-32-37-38-40-43-52-54-55-60-63-64-68-75-78-79 daily game 1-4-2 Oregon a wednesday games Power bail 8-9-13-14-21 Power Ball 37 no winners megabucks 4-5-10-24-28-33 pick 4 9-4-5-1 win for life 1-9-20-44 Metal prices a Gold $274.55 Handy amp Harman Only daily quote a Silver $4.24 Handy amp Harman Only daily quote corrections a a property taxes to increase a a Page a1 Story in tuesdays edition of the chronicle included incorrect information about the amount of taxes due after Lewis county a 1 percent property tax increase for 2002. Taxes on a $100,000 Home would be $164 for regular county operations and $210 for Road work. These would be in addition to any other property taxes due for school cemetery Hospital and other taxing districts. The chronicle seeks to be accurate and fair in All its reporting of you find an error or believe a news item is incorrect please Call the newsroom As soon As possible at 807-8224 Between 8 am and 5pm monday through Friday local / Northwest mayor elect wont fire police chief j i Seattle apr mayor elect Greg Nickels said wednesday he will not fire police chief Gil Kerlikowske who was heavily criticized for ordering officers to stand by As Mardi gras riots left one dead and 70 injured. During his Campaign. Nickels said Public safety was Paramount and that he would consider replacing Kerlikowske Over what happened. But after a series of meetings with the second year chief. Nickels said he was confident of Kerlikowske a leadership. Nickels made his decision Over the weekend and told the police chief earlier this week. A i believe Gil Kerlikowske has the values and experience to help renew the spirit of our City a Nickels said. A Over the past couple weeks i be gotten to know him As a person and As the head of our police Nickels who will be sworn into office in january has said the relationship Between the mayor and police chief is one of the most important in City government. He took his time making the decision he said but ultimately determined Kerlikowske a deserves a Chance Here. Quot a i m excited to be working judge declares mistrial in Schubert Case Everett apr the judge presiding Over the murder trial of an Arlington Man whose wife disappeared 12 years ago declared a mistrial wednesday after a jury deliberated 33vi hours without a verdict. David Charles Schubert 62, had been charged with first degree murder in the Case of his wife. Juliana Mae Schubert whose body has never been found. Nine jurors voted to acquit Schubert and three to convict said Richard Tassano one of Schubert s Public defenders. The jury also was allowed to consider second degree murder. On the lesser charge nine jurors wanted to convict Schubert and three to acquit. A unanimous verdict is required in a criminal Case. Jim Townsend. Snohomish county s chief criminal Deputy prosecutor said a decision on whether to retry Schubert a former Arlington Reserve police officer and insurance broker will be made later. Schubert was charged with second degree murder in 1994, but that Case was dismissed the next year after the Lead sheriffs detective died of leukaemia. Then prosecutors decided to charge Schubert with first degree murder after a civil jury s 1998 verdict finding him liable for wrongful death in his wife s disappearance. Schubert pleaded innocent saying his wife simply walked away from her life abandoning two sons then Ages 6 and 8. During the trial prosecutors relied on circumstantial evidence accusing Schubert of killing his wife and hiding her body after she talked about seeking a divorce. In a separate development Schubert s now 18-year-old son Nickolas was found dead sunday by his Roommate in a dorm at University of the Pacific in Stockton Calif. Investigators said there were no signs of foul play and no suicide note was found. Cause of death was not immediately known. The College freshman had been taking medication for a sleep disorder but there was no indication he had taken an overdose coroners officials said. The other son Andre Schubert is now 20 years old. Obituaries Joe e. Hill Winlock resident Joe e. Hill 46. Died monday dec. 3, at Arborview medical Center Seattle. Hill was bom dec. 13,1954, in Chehalis. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Survivors include three daughters Christina Bentivegna of Maryland Brandy Hill of Richland and Tysha Hill of Winlock his Mother and Stepfather Delleen and John Mcnelly of Winlock his grandmother Ruby Hill of Toledo a brother. De of Centralia a sister Sheri Hancock of Centralia and a grandson. Remembrances May be donations to Tysha Hill education fund co Security state Bank 1451 s. Market blvd., Chehalis Wash. 98532. Arrangements Are under the direction of Cattermole funeral Home. Winlock. A a a a memorial service for Joe e. Hill will begin at la am. Dec. 20 at Jackson Prairie Assembly of god Chehalis. George a. Mcniel George a. Mcniel a 21-year Chehalis resident died tuesday dec. 4, at his Home at the age of 72. Mcniel was bom july 23, 1929, at Clio Mich., to George or. And Ina Gasche Mcniel. He grew up in Millington Mich. During world War la. Mcniel served As a surgical technician at Fitzsimmons Hospital Denver. On april 8, 1948, he married Ruth Marie Daenzer in Millington. In 1952, they moved to California where they lived in several communities while Mcniel worked in the aerospace Industry As an electrical mechanical Engineer. Mcniel and his wife attended the lutheran Church in California where they helped establish several congregations. In 1980, they moved to Chehalis where they belonged to peace lutheran Church Chehalis. Mcniel enjoyed music and was an avid tournament cribbage player. Preceding him in death were his parents Brothers Wallace and Ralph and infant Milton and Sisters Emma Mcniel and Violet Mclaughlin. In addition to his wife of 53 years Ruth at Home he is survived by sons Robert of Waterloo iu., George or. And Mark both of Snohomish Keith of Selma Ore., David of Kalama Daniel of la Junta colo., Timothy of Powers Ore. Michael of Litchfield Park ariz., Geoffrey of Gilbert minn., Kenneth of Glendale ari/., and Loren of Chehalis daughters Linda Hyuck of Lacey Ruth Winter of Marysville Natalie Thomas of Tucson ariz., Teresa of Everett Ramona Blackman of Pocatello Idaho and Rosemarie Haynes of Murfreesboro Tenn. Brothers Lucian of Mcbain Mich., and Ronald of Otter Lake Mich. A sister Ruth Quick of Wolverine Mich. 44 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Arrangements Are under the direction of Brown mortuary service Chehalis. A a a a f funeral for George a. Mcniel will begin at 11 . Friday at peace lutheran Church 2071 Bishop Road Chehalis with the Rev. . Williams officiating. Interment will follow at 1 30 . In Claquato cemetery Chehalis. Obituaries published in the chronicle Are free. Announcements of special services that accompany obituaries Cost $15. The chronicle reserves the right to edit obituaries to meet news guidelines. For our new mayor a Kerlikowske said. A we be discovered that we share a vision of How to continuously bring out the Best in our police officers. Kerlikowske acknowledged it has been a difficult year for him and his staff and said his top priority is to establish better leadership in the department. Nickels said he and Kerlikowske have named three areas of concentration leadership making sure everyone in the police Force is held accountable Tor their actions and providing More training in the department. A i know what kind of tone i want to set and i believe Gil Kerlikowske is the right person to set that tone a said Nickels who added that he and the chief will hold regular meetings. During the riot last february. Kerlikowske and other commanders ordered officers to stand by fearing any move would Only incite the crowd further. Kerlikowske said Mardi gras in 2002 will be much different a he Hopes it will be a a Celebration Quot without the wild crowds and alcohol. A i can assure you there won t be a riot a he said. Man gets year for spitting on state patrol trooper Longview apr a Man who spit in a state trooper s face was sentenced to a year in jail after refusing to submit to a blood test for hepatitis c. Colwitz county Superior court judge Don Mcculloch said he would consider reducing the sentence if Merris Jessee Wallulatum or. Could show he does not have the infectious disease. Quot anytime you want to take the test and show you re not hepatitis a come Back a Mcculloch said tuesday. Wallulatum 36, of Clackamas Ore., was arrested sept. 22 North of Castle Rock after Washington state patrol troopers stopped him for driving erratically. During the arrest. Wallulatum spit at a trooper prosecutors said. A passenger in the car told troopers Wallulatum had hepa Titis a a liver disease spread through Contact with the blood of an infected person. Wallulatum pleaded guilty to third degree assault and Drunken driving last month prosecutors were seeking a four month sentence. But two weeks ago Mccullogh refused to hand Down a sentence saying he wanted to know whether Wallulatum had the disease. Wallulatum wrote the judge a letter saying the passenger in his car had lied because she thought troopers would take him to the Hospital rather than jail. 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