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Police Blotter: July 31

Police Blotter: July 31

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Rape — Longview police Wednesday arrested a 48-year-old Longview man on suspicion of second-degree rape and incest. In keeping with TDN policy on reporting sex crimes, his name will not be published until a judge finds probable cause to hold him.

Forgery — Kelso police Wednesday arrested Thomas Binford Moore, 61, area of residence unknown, on suspicion of forgery.

Vehicle theft — Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday arrested Austin Jeremy Sweringen, 20, of Rainier on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle and second-degree possession of stolen property.

No contact order — Longview police Thursday arrested Kurtis Robert John Mathis, 35, area of residence unknown, on suspicion of violating a no contact order.


  • 1700 block of Goerig Street, Woodland. Wednesday. Someone stole two dirt bikes, a red 2007 Honda CRF50 and a green 2020 Kawasaki KLX.


  • 500 block of 19th Avenue, Longview. Wednesday. A man with a crowbar was seen walking around a neighborhood.


  • 200 block of Cloverdale Road, Kalama. Wednesday. Car egged overnight.
  • 3800 Pennsylvania Street, Longview. Wednesday. Two youths were fighting outside and one of them threw an item at a building.
  • 200 block of Park Road, Woodland. Wednesday. Someone spray painted a disparaging term on the side of a car.

Vehicle prowls

  • 4000 block of Ocean Beach Highway, Longview. Wednesday. Someone smashed the back passenger side window on a vehicle and stole a purse and wallet containing $200 cash.
  • 4000 block of Pennsylvania Street, Longview. Wednesday.


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