Sunnyside police officers kept busy during Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend was a busy one for Sunnyside police, who investigated a rash of theft reports and one report of a burglary during the past four days.

Last Friday, Sunnyside officers were called to the 2600 block of East Lincoln Avenue, when a customer reported her wallet had been stolen.

Also on Friday, officers were called to the 800 block of South Fourth Street to investigate a report of a missing 12 gauge shotgun, a stereo and speakers reportedly taken from a vehicle.

Late Saturday morning, a theft of DVDs was reported from the 600 block of South Sixth Street. A suspect was held for questioning in regards to the incident.

Officers also investigated a report of a 90-year-old man’s wallet having been reported stolen from the 300 block of South Fifth Street and a report of an attempted bike theft in the 1700 block of Cascade Way. A burglary in the 1600 block of Guernsey Street was also reported Sunday evening. According to the report, nothing appeared to have been taken during the break-in, but the resident requested extra patrol in the neighborhood.

Additionally, police investigated a report of a suspected shoplifting case in the 200 block of East Lincoln Avenue Monday afternoon involving several items, which the suspect later paid for, according to the report.

Also during the past weekend, officers investigated eight animal complaints, eight automatic alarms, four disorderly conduct complaints, two reports of domestic violence, four assault incidents, made two DUI arrests, took information regarding two reports of harassment, investigated eight loud music complaints, four juvenile problems, two unfounded reports of shots fired and one fireworks complaint, five trespassing complaints and handled 18 traffic problems. Officers also investigated 10 reports of suspicious circumstances and one vehicle prowl.

Sunnyside Police Department officers further provided two agency assists, served four arrest warrants, provided six citizen assists, provided two citizen transports, fielded eight informational calls, found and returned three wallets, made six welfare checks and conducted four public service contacts with the general public.


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