Police and Fire


Few calls for Sunnyside firemen

Sunnyside firemen responded early this morning, Friday, to a report of an automatic alarm in the 900 block of Ida Belle Road. Upon arrival, firemen quickly determined there was no fire.

False calls for county deputies

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies determined a report of a weapon offense near Mabton this morning was unfounded.

Cops handle noise issues

Apparently, it was noisy in Grandview yesterday (Thursday), as officers from the Grandview Police Department responded to three noise complaints, including two involving animals.

Marijuana theft leads to arrest

A Sunnyside teen is in the custody of his parents while prosecutors consider charges he will face for allegedly stealing medical marijuana plants.

Manslaughter charge requested

Raul Campos Cabrera, 44, of Sunnyside was yesterday afternoon arrested for his role in the death of his 41-year-old brother, Jose Cabrera.

Traffic woes for deputies

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies investigated three traffic accidents yesterday (Wednesday) in the Lower Valley, none with reported injuries.

Quiet police day in G’view

Police in Grandview made two arrests of persons wanted by authorities yesterday morning (Wednesday) on an otherwise fairly quiet day.

Routine calls for S’side cops

Citizens in Sunnyside since yesterday (Wednesday) have only made 29 calls for service requests of police.

Impaired motorist thought to be at fault in head-on

The preliminary investigation, according to state troopers, indicates alcohol or drugs played a part in a head-on crash that injured two Lower Yakima Valley men last night.

Sentencing for manslaughter charges set for Oct. 20

It will be up to a Yakima County Superior Court judge to decide the sentences of two men who killed 23-year-old Miguel Arciga of Sunnyside.

Sunnyside man hurt in head-on

The Washington State Patrol is reporting a two-car, head-on crash resulted in a Sunnyside man being sent to the local hospital yesterday afternoon.

Car prowler takes stereo

A vehicle prowl in the 600 block of East Washington Street was reported to Grandview police yesterday afternoon (Tuesday). The vehicle may have been left unlocked, according to police.

Broken window investigated

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a report of a broken house window in the 300 block of Price Road near Outlook. Deputies think the double-paned window was possibly damaged with a BB gun.

Two vehicle thefts reported to S’side cops

A vehicle was reported stolen from the parking lot at Walmart in Sunnyside yesterday, and another vehicle was reported stolen from the 800 block of East Harrison Avenue this morning (Wednesday).

Tease photo

Three-rig pile-up sends three to hospital

A Sunnyside teenager is thought to be at blame for a three-vehicle collision that occurred yesterday afternoon at the SR-241 and East Edison Avenue intersection.