Police and Fire


Shoplifting incidents among calls to S’side cops

Shoplifting incidents at two retail businesses in Sunnyside were among the Sunnyside Police Department’s calls for service yesterday (Tuesday).

Grandview noisy last night

Police in Grandview received three noise complaints last night (Tuesday), two of them from the 100 block of Elm Street and one from the 900 block of West Fourth Street.

Formal dress reported stolen

A youngster preparing for her quinceanera is without her formal dress thanks to a thief who reportedly stole it yesterday (Monday).

Car hit at stoplight in Grandview

Police in Grandview investigated a hit and run at the intersection of East Wine Country Road and Elm Street yesterday afternoon

Bridle stolen on Brewer Road

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a theft reported last night in the 400 block of Brewer Road near Grandview.

State officials mobilize for more wildfires

Two fires consuming more than 1,600 acres to date and threatening 100 buildings – not to mention an interstate highway – led to Washington state mobilizing its resources yesterday afternoon.

Porch fire damage averted

Sunnyside firemen responded to a report of a porch fire in the 1400 block of South 16th Street at approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning, Tuesday.

Five injured in separate weekend accidents

Weekend crashes at opposite ends of the county resulted in five people being treated for injuries at area hospitals.

Busy weekend for cops in Sunnyside

Police in Sunnyside have since last Friday been kept busy, including being called out to investigate three thefts.

Cars damaged by kids playing

Two vehicles were reported damaged last Saturday morning by young juveniles who were allegedly walking and climbing on them.

Mabton police officers have a slow weekend

Mabton police are currently investigating report of an assault that allegedly occurred in the 700 block of Allison Road last Friday.

Burglary, traffic problems plague deputies

Deputies from the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office were busy this past weekend with calls from the Lower Valley.

Friday night house fire call out firemen

Sunnyside firemen were called to extinguish a house fire in the 500 block of South 14th Street last Friday evening at about 7 p.m. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Deputies handle various issues

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a theft report made yesterday afternoon, Thursday, in the 7100 block of Van Belle Road near Sunnyside.

Calm but busy day for cops

Police in Grandview have responded to about 20 calls since yesterday morning, Thursday, including seven reports of suspicious activity.