Thieves stole 14 cars from last Tuesday through this morning (April 10). The 14 thefts were among 21 that took place in the same time frame, along with one burglary.
The burglary .was reported at 11:36 a.m. April 8 by a resident in the 1100 block of East Decatur Avenue. Three windows were broken out of a large door in the garage. Damage was estimated at $150. No report was available as to what, if anything, was taken in the burglary.
The thefts included:
-a vehicle, reported at 3:24 a.m. April 4, no details available.
-a lawnmower from a residence in the 300 block of South Fifth Street, reported at 2:44 p.m. April 4, and witnessed by several people who said the thief drove away in a small, red truck.
-a red, 1990 Honda Accord (Lic. #571 MKE), reported at 5:57 a.m. April 5 by a resident in the first block of East Parkland Drive.
-a towel vending machine taken from the Whirl Kleen Car Wash at 820 Yakima Valley Highway, reported at 4:33 p.m. April 5.
-a white, 1994 Ford Thunderbird (Lic. #855 UDF), taken from the Wal-Mart parking lot, reported at 6:56 p.m. April 5.
-a white, Acura (Lic. #205 LFS) taken from the Racquet Club at 701 Scoon Road, reported at 10:01 p.m. April 5.
-money taken from the wrestling room at Sunnyside High School, reported at 6:50 a.m. April 6.
-a green, 1991 Honda Accord, taken from Eakins Trailer Court at 2330 Yakima Valley Highway, reported at 11:20 p.m. April 7 by its owner, who saw it being driven away, eastbound on Yakima Valley Highway.
-a gray, 1992 Buick Regal (Lic. 509 RAP) taken from a residence in the 1400 block of Ida Belle Street, reported at 5:25 a.m. April 8.
-a dark green, 1985 Chevrolet Lumina (Lic. #262 KZX) taken from a residence in the 900 block of South 13th Street, reported at 7:33 a.m. April 8 by its owner who saw it being driven toward the highway by a suspect in a gray sweater.
-a 1992 Honda Accord (Lic. #117 UVZ) taken from a residence in the 1600 block of South 15th Street, reported at 7:29 a.m. April 8.
-a vehicle (Lic. #374 TLO), reported by its owner at 11:56 a.m. April 8, who told officers it had been taken by a prospective buyer, who took it to try out and did not bring it back.
-a gas drive off at The Outpost, reported at 1:53 p.m. April 8.
-a stereo taken from a vehicle at a residence in the 400 block of East Harrison Avenue, reported at 10:06 a.m. April 9.
-a 1989 Honda Prelude (Lic. #300 MMT) taken from a residence in the 900 block of East Harrison Avenue, reported at 11:58 a.m. April 9.
-two boys bicycles, valued at $100 each, taken from a residence in the 400 block of West Maple Street, reported at noon April 9. One is a 19-inch Mongoose and the other a new, green, 20-inch NEX.
-shoplifting from Safeway, reported at 2:38 p.m. April 9. Two juveniles arrested and charged with third degree theft.
-theft from Sears, reported at 7:32 p.m. April 9.
-a vehicle (Lic. # 272 RSG) taken from a residence in the 1400 block of East Gregory Avenue, reported at 3:31 a.m. April 9.
-a white, 1995 Chevrolet taken from a residence in the 700 block of East Grant Avenue, reported at 6:16 a.m. today (April 10).
-A black, Honda Accord (Lic. # 030 LMI) taken from a residence in the 400 block of West South Hill Road, reported at 6:36 a.m. today (April 10).
From 8:44 a.m. April 3 to 6:36 a.m. today, Sunnyside police also investigated nine alarms, five alcohol offenses, 21 animal problems, one citizen dispute, one civil problem, four abuses of controlled substances, two reports of counterfeiting, one custodial interference, 15 disorderly conducts, one driving while under the influence, five fights, two reports of fraud, two incidents of graffiti, three reports of harassment, one intoxicated person, four juvenile problems, three loiterers, five reports of loud music, four medical emergencies, one missing person, one 911 hang-up call, two runaway juveniles, 11 suspicious people, one threat, 27 traffic problems, five trespassers, one unsecured premise, three utility emergencies, five cases of vandalism, five vehicle prowls and one welfare check.
They also recovered four stolen vehicles, found two lost properties, served 20 arrest warrants and two court orders, gave 15 assists to agencies and nine to citizens, provided three extra patrols and two funeral escorts and handled 17 informational calls and a report of a missing person, who was found in Idaho unharmed.