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IRS refund, electricity stolen in Sunnyside

Sunnyside police are investigating a report of a stolen income tax check reported from the 2600 block of East Lincoln Avenue last Friday.

The victim reported her purse containing the large income tax refund check, identification card, her credit cards and checkbook, had been stolen from her shopping cart at the business.

She was advised to contact the Internal Revenue Service regarding her refund check and to contact her bank regarding the other items. The police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Police are also investigating a report of stolen electricity from a residence in the 600 block of South Ninth Street. A home owner discovered this past Saturday that her neighbors had been plugging extensions cords into her outdoor outlet. The issue is also being investigated by the city code enforcement officer.

The police also investigated two shoplifting incidents reported from the 600 block of South Sixth Street, reported last Friday afternoon.

Also reported stolen last Friday evening was a black 1999 Volkswagen taken from the 400 block of South 13th Street. The vehicle was reportedly left running when someone took it.

Sunnyside officers were called to the scene of a number of non-injury accidents during the past weekend, including one which involved a vehicle colliding with a telephone pole in the 700 block of Fairview Avenue.

Last Friday night, officers also are were called to investigate a rear end collision at the intersection of East Lincoln Avenue and Hemlock Avenue.

Additionally, officers were also called to the scene of a semi-truck off the roadway near the intersection of Allen Road and Yakima Valley Highway Saturday. No one was injured in the incident.

In other activity, police investigated eight reports of automatic alarms, nine animal complaints, three domestic violence reports, three lost property reports, three noise complaints, three juvenile problem incidents, three reports of malicious mischief and 12 reports of suspicious circumstances.

Sunnyside police also provided 10 agency assists, served three arrest warrants and provided four citizen assists. Sunnyside police, too, handled five informational calls, made two welfare checks and made seven public service contacts during the past weekend.

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