Police led on pursuit, respond to two shots fired calls

Sunnyside police were led on a high speed pursuit this past Saturday at approximately 8:30 p.m. The pursuit ended on East Franklin Avenue and one individual was taken into custody. Further details were not available as of press time.

Also since last Thursday, officers have responded to two shots fired calls. At about 9:30 a.m. on Saturday a citizen in the parking lot at the Sunnyside Bi-Mart store called police, stating six to seven shots were believed to have been heard in the area. Officers investigating the call were unable to locate evidence of gunfire in the area.

At about 9:15 p.m. that day two more residents called police after what they believed were five to six gunshots fired in the area. Further details were not available as of press time.

Two burglaries and three thefts have also been reported to police since last Thursday. At 4:30 p.m. a resident in the 600 block of North Fourth Street reported her information was used for dental services she didn't receive. An employee of C. Speck Motors on Saturday reported a stereo stolen from a vehicle there and a bike was reported stolen from the 500 block of South Sixth Street the same day.

An alert neighbor witnessed a male subject breaking into an apartment in the area of South Ninth Street and East Harrison Avenue Saturday and yesterday (Sunday) a resident in the 1200 block of East North Avenue reported a computer and other items stolen in a burglary.

Sunnyside police officers have also since last Thursday responded to six 9-1-1 hang-up calls, 18 automatic alarm calls, 12 animal problem calls, four fights, two reports of criminal gang activity, a report of a rape, 13 suspicious activity calls, 15 traffic calls and eight vandalism reports. Officers have also served one arrest warrant and provided an agency assist.


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