Police and Fire


Winery sustains $500,000 in damages

Gallo Winery, located at 2300 Holmason Rd. north of Sunnyside, sustained extensive damage yesterday (Sunday) during a structure fire at its wine production facility.

Firemen have busy weekend

Sunnyside firemen responded to a report of a grass fire at the corner of North 16th Street and Beckner Alley last Friday afternoon.

Two burglaries in Sunnyside

Sunnyside police were alerted to two burglaries this past weekend.

Burglar breaks door, steals TV

Yakima County Sheriff deputies are investigating a burglary reported yesterday afternoon (Sunday) in the 1900 block of Waneta Road near Grandview. The front door of a residence was kicked open and a television set was stolen.

Grandview police investigate various crimes this past weekend

Police in Grandview investigated a burglary reported from DeAngela Drive last Thursday.

State crews sent in to help fight Bickleton-area wildfire

Firefighters battling a raging blaze near Bickleton received some much needed help yesterday.

Aid calls bring out Sunnyside firemen

Sunnyside firemen responded to five aid calls in the past 24 hours.

Cemetery Road sprinkler mistaken for burglar

Yakima County Sheriff deputies responded last night (Thursday) to a report of a possible burglary in the 2200 block of Cemetery Road near Sunnyside.

Mabton police field few calls

Mabton police investigated a report of an unwanted guest in the 700 block of Washington Street early this morning (Friday).

Routine calls for Sunnyside cops

Sunnyside police have investigated seven reports of suspicious activity during the past 24 hours.

Replacing police commander will take a bit of time

Filling Phil Schenck’s shoes won’t be a quick or simple process for the Sunnyside Police Department.

Sheriff’s office contract approved

YAKIMA – In action taken this past Tuesday during their weekly business meeting, Yakima County commissioners approved an agreement with Teamsters Local Union No. 760 on behalf of the Yakima County Sheriff’s office management group.