Police and Fire


Guilty plea entered in local murder case

Robert Bruce McCorkindale, 25, of Grandview yesterday (Thursday) pled guilty to a second degree murder charge for his role in the killing of Preston Yahne of Prosser last year.

Vehicle stolen from Sunnyside’s Sheller Road area yesterday

Police in Sunnyside yesterday (Thursday) were alerted to a vehicle theft in the 2300 block of Sheller Road.

Grandview cops kept busy

Police in Grandview last night investigated a report of theft in the 200 block of Opal Road and a report of gunshots in the 200 block of Avenue E.

Burglars scared off by residents

Unknown suspects kicked in the front door of a residence in the 100 block of Hanks Road near Grandview yesterday afternoon...

Former beau apprehended

Early this morning (Thursday) a woman called Grandview police to report her ex-boyfriend was in her back yard.

Burglary, shoplifting reported in Sunnyside

Police in Sunnyside have since yesterday (Wednesday) investigated a burglary reported in the 2300 block of East Edison Avenue and a shoplifting incident at Walmart.

Lawnmower left out, stolen

Yakima County Sheriff deputies are investigating a report of a lawnmower stolen from the 300 block of Boundary Road near Mabton yesterday morning.

Mabton police kept busy

Mabton police were investigating a report of abuse in the 400 block of B Street Thursday morning. No other details were available.

Firemen have busy 36 hours

Sunnyside firemen have responded to 12 aid calls since this past Tuesday.

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Police fleet needs replacing (soon)

Sunnyside Police Chief Al Escalera told members of the Public Safety Subcommittee last night that the city needs to start replacing police cars within two years.