Centralia cops hop into action after theft of ceramic frog

CENTRALIA, Wash. - Police jumped into action early Wednesday after receiving a report of a stolen ceramic frog in Centralia.

The incident unfolded at about 1:25 a.m. Wednesday when a resident contacted 911 to say a ceramic frog had been stolen off the porch of their home in the 1200 block of West Pear Street, according to the Centralia police log.

Officers responded with a police dog, Reign, who tracked down the suspect and also located the stolen frog.

The suspect, a 25-year-old Centralia man, was arrested and booked into Lewis County jail for investigation of third-degree theft.

There was no immediate word on the suspect's motive for stealing the ceramic green amphibian.