Police and Fire


Dayton-area firefighters greatly aided by Sunday rain showers

DAYTON – Sunday night rains greatly aided firefighters battling a southeast Washington fire in the Dayton area in Columbia County.

Deputies check out false alarms

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies answered several calls this past weekend that turned out to be unfounded.

DUI case pending

A contributing factor in an early Sunday morning crash that injured two Sunnyside residents, Washington State Patrol officials believe, was drugs or alcohol.

Citizen tip leads to two arrests

GRANDVIEW – An alert citizen helped Grandview police find and arrest two suspects in a series of car prowls last Thursday night.

Aid calls top firemen’s log

Sunnyside firemen/EMTs have responded to 12 emergency aid calls since last Friday.

Mabton cops not too busy

MABTON– Mabton police enjoyed a quiet weekend, responding to only seven service calls.

Sunnyside cops kept hopping

Numerous calls for service kept Sunnyside police busy this past weekend.

Quiet day for sheriff’s deputies

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies handled two calls about domestic problems in the Lower Valley yesterday, Wednesday. One of the calls resulted in an arrest.

Prowlers hit vehicles in G’view

Police in Grandview have investigated three reports of vehicle prowls since yesterday morning (Wednesday), two on East Wine County Road and another early this morning on Acoma Drive.

Backpack containing gun stolen

This past Tuesday a man called Sunnyside police after discovering his backpack was stolen at the local McDonald’s restaurant.