Ex-boyfriend charged with breaking into home of woman

At 2:23 a.m. Sunday, Sunnyside police received a call from a female asking for help for her mother, who was being held in a bedroom by an ex-boyfriend who had gained entry through a window at a residence in the 500 block of Reeves Way.

The daughter reported her mother was being hurt and needed immediate help.

Officer Rodriguez responded to the call and arrested Ramon Medina Garibay, 38, charging him with violation of a no-contact order. Garibay was turned over to the Yakima County Sheriff's Office.

The incident was listed as a burglary by Sunnyside officers since the man broke into the home. Over the weekend officers also investigated 10 thefts, two of vehicles.

A Honda Civic, taken some time Saturday night from a residence in the 300 block of East Lincoln Avenue, was located Sunday morning by the Yakima County Sheriff's deputies at Fordyce and Hudson Roads.

A vehicle (Lic. #WA 391 KMZ) was stolen from the Safeway parking lot at 1:26 p.m. Sunday. The car had been borrowed by a relative of the owner, who left the keys in the ignition when he went in to shop. The car was gone when he returned to it.

The other thefts included:

-radio items taken from a car in a lot in the 1100 block of South 16th Street, reported at 12:22 p.m. Friday.

-a stereo taken from a vehicle parked in the 900 block of South 16th Street, reported at 3:25 p.m. Friday.

-a stereo taken from a vehicle parked at Wal-Mart, reported at 3:47 p.m. Friday by the car's owner, who told officers his girlfriend saw the theft take place. He gave officers a license number (933 SXT) of the suspect's vehicle.

-a purse, left at a table in a restaurant and missing when the owner returned for it, reported at 12:38 a.m. Saturday.

-a stereo taken from the van of a Wal-Mart employee while she was inside working, reported at 12:13 p.m. Saturday.

-$40 taken from a residence in the 100 block of West Parkland Drive, reported at 5:07 p.m. Saturday by a woman, who was able to give police the name of two suspects.

-theft from a vehicle, reported at 8:48 p.m. Sunday by a resident in the 100 block of West Parkland Drive.

-a radio taken from a vehicle parked at a residence in the 1000 block of Grandview Avenue, reported at 7:02 a.m. this morning (Monday).

From 10:16 a.m. Friday to 7:39 a.m. this morning, officers also investigated 13 suspicious people, 10 traffic problems, 10 animal problems, 11 automatic alarms, three assaults, one abuse of a controlled substance, one custodial interference, five disorderly conducts, six fights, one fraud, one report of graffiti, two reports of harassment, one intoxicated person, three juvenile problems, one illegal burning, seven reports of loud music, one 911 hang-up call, one report of shots fired, three trespassers, one utility problem, four reports of vandalism, one vehicle prowl and two runaways.

Officers also served five arrest warrants, gave five assists to agencies and five to citizens, made a check on the welfare of a residence, received five informational calls and took a report from Wapato police officers, who had recovered a car stolen from a Sunnyside resident.


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