Police and Fire


Dog owner faces animal cruelty charge

Police in Sunnyside have in custody the owner of a dog that suffered cuts from having a heavy chain around its neck.

Sunnyside looks to expand drug ‘take back’ program

Sunnyside Police Chief Al Escalera hopes to make drug “take back day” a year-round program.

CO report unfounded

A possible carbon monoxide detection in the 1500 block of Federal Way activated an alarm Thursday night.

Burglary on Birch Street

GRANDVIEW – Early this morning (Friday), Grandview police officers responded to a report of a burglary in the 100 block of Birch Street.

Assault suspect faces several charges

An adult male believed to have been involved in a domestic assault in the 200 block of Deangela Drive this past Tuesday attempted to flee the scene before being apprehended by Grandview police.

Broken window leads to arrest

A 50-year-old Outlook man was arrested yesterday morning (Wednesday) on charges of burglary, malicious mischief and resisting arrest after he allegedly broke a truck window, then broke the window of a home in the 6500 block of Gap Road near Sunnyside and made entry into the house.

Uncle accused of molestation

A Sunnyside man who was responsible for taking care of his 14-year-old niece and her siblings is in police custody and under investigation after being accused of molesting the teen.

Burnt breakfast this morning brings out Sunnyside firefighters

Burnt food set off a smoke alarm in the 700 block of Otis Avenue early this morning. Upon the arrival of the Sunnyside firemen, there was a lot of smoke, but no fire nor breakfast.

Deputies on hunt for stolen car

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a black 1999 Honda Civic reported stolen yesterday morning (Tuesday) from the 2100 block of Arrowsmith Road near Sunnyside.

Man involved in altercation struck by car

A man involved in a fight last night (Tuesday) was sent to the emergency room at Sunnyside Community Hospital.

Public safety meeting axed

The Sunnyside City Council’s public safety subcommittee meeting was cancelled last night, Monday, due to lack of a quorum.

Tire slashings investigated

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a report made last Friday morning of multiple tractors with slashed tires in the 3600 block of Stover Road near Grandview.

Burglar chased away

A burglar was caught red-handed attempting to steal a computer from a home in the 400 block of South 13th Street in Sunnyside.

Domestic reports end in arrests

GRANDVIEW - Grandview police arrested two men on separate counts of domestic assault at two different locations during the past 24 hours.

Slow day for EMTs