Sunnyside police recovered a stolen vehicle in the 200 block of Zillah Avenue and arrested a man, who was charged with possession of stolen property in the second degree, harboring a runaway and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The arrest was made at 11:23 p.m. last night, Aug. 30.
Almost every day runaway juveniles are reported to the police. This morning at 2:27 a.m. a 16-year-old girl was reported missing since noon yesterday and on Wednesday a young boy was reported missing since Tuesday. Charges could be levied against anyone who harbors runaways.
Thefts reported yesterday and today included:
-stolen mail taken from a residence in the 1100 block of South Fourth Street, reported at 10:30 a.m. yesterday.
-shoplifting at Food Pavilion, reported at 3:17 p.m. yesterday by a clerk who gave police the license number of a suspect, who fled.
-shoplifting at Rite Aid by two females, reported at 4:19 p.m. yesterday.
-shoplifting at Wal-Mart where the suspect attempted to take a television set, but left it behind, fleeing in a Dodge Caravan with the Lic. # 209VFS, reported at 7:47 p.m. yesterday.
-items taken from an employee's car at Canam Steel, reported at 11:49 p.m. yesterday.
A burglary in the 100 block of Thill Avenue was also reported, at 5:33 p .m. yesterday when three males were seen walking into a home when the residents were on vacation.
From 9:12 a.m. yesterday to 6:52 a.m. this morning, officers also investigated a report of a bullet hole in a rental home in the 1200 block of East Decatur Avenue (reported at 11:57 a.m. yesterday), six automatic alarms, three animal problems, one abuse of a controlled substance, one business license problem, one family fight, one report of lost property and another of loud music, two suspicious people, six traffic problems, two trespassers and one report of vandalism.
Officers also served three arrest warrants and a court order, gave two assists to agencies, provided two extra patrols and a funeral escort, took a report of found property and handled seven informational calls.