GRANDVIEW — The cause of the Kenyon Zero Storage fire on Monday, Sept. 2, which caused $1,812,000 in damages, is still under investigation reported Fire Chief Pat Mason last Friday.
KENNEWICK — The public’s help is needed in seeking the whereabouts of two Mabton men being sought in connection with the theft of three all-terrain vehicles on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from Yakima Valley Orchards property near Grandview.
YAKIMA — Christopher L. Garcia made a preliminary appearance on charges of second-degree assault and violation of a protection order in Yakima County Superior Court Monday, Aug. 26.
GRANDVIEW —Jonathan Creed Carmona, 18, was arrested Thursday, Aug. 29, and booked into Yakima County Jail after having advanced to the county’s Crime Stoppers most wanted list last week.
SUNNYSIDE — Yakima County Sheriff Department has announced the new address of convicted sex offender Jose Shoemaker Castillo. 40, to the 400 block of Yakima Valley Highway.
YAKIMA — Jose Antonio Aranda Saldana, 50, made a preliminary appearance in Yakima Superior Court Tuesday, Sept. 3, after being arrested Saturday, Aug. 31 in Grandview on charges of arson.
WAPATO — Rigoberto Navarro-Guardado, 31, of Sunnyside, is being charged with felony hit and run and failure to yield after leaving the scene of an accident near Toppenish Thursday night, Aug. 27.
SUNNYSIDE — Facing charges of fourth-degree assault and trespassing, Uriel M. Morfin, 27, made his preliminary appearance in Yakima Superior Court on Monday, Aug. 26.
YAKIMA COUNTY — In July 2019, the Washington State Department of Health indefinitely suspended registered medical assistant credential of Nancy Lizbeth Becerra Farias (MR60908788), who didn’t comply with a substance abuse monitoring contract.
GRANDVIEW — Samuel M. Orozco Jr., 29, is in Yakima County Jail on charges of first-degree arson and two charges of second degree assault and one charge of fourth degree assault following an attempt to kill his parents.
YAKIMA — Charges of possession of controlled substances with intent to deliver, were brought against Abel A. Quezada-Salas, 46, in Yakima Superior Court on Friday, Aug. 16.
YAKIMA — A Sunnyside man appeared in Yakima Superior Court Tuesday, Aug. 13 facing two counts of committing assault in violation of a domestic violence no contact order and fourth degree domestic violence assault, plus a fourth charge of resisting arrest, during his preliminary court appearance.
PROSSER — A Prosser man was arrested in Union Gap just after 8 p.m., on Sunday, Aug. 11, for the suspected murder of his wife, Graciela, in their rural Prosser home the night before.
SUNNYSIDE — A rear end collision at the intersection of State Route 241 (Sunnyside-Mabton Highway) and Willowcrest Road resulted in charges of following to close for a Mabton woman Tuesday, July 30, according to a Washington State Patrol report.
MABTON — Saul Castellanos Barajas, 46, of Mabton, faced the judge in a preliminary hearing held in Yakima Superior Court this past Monday on several charges related to his possession of illegal drugs.
YAKIMA —Three Outlook men and a woman involved in the commission of a robbery with a firearm made their first appearance in Superior Court for a preliminary hearing Monday, Aug. 5.
PROSSER — A former Sunnyside Police Explorer, Antonio Bustamante, 24, recovering from a gunshot early Monday morning, Aug. 7. Bustamante, a Prosser police officer now for one year, and an unnamed partner, responded to an attempted burglary call at the Canyon Street apartments, off Anna Street.
MID DAY COLLISION — Sunnyside firemen/EMTs helped to stabilize the driver of a 1998 Chevrolet Venture who was injured in a collision in the 900 block of South Fourth Street during the noon hour Monday, July 29. Her vehicle flipped after hitting several parked vehicles. Police reported that d…
SUNNYSIDE — Leopoldo I. Mendoza, 20, of Outlook, who was arrested Friday morning on charges of domestic violence assault, made a preliminary appearance in Yakima Superior Court Monday, July 29.
MABTON — A white 2004 Ford F-250 truck believed to be stolen from Zillah orchard was recovered Saturday, July 20 in the 200 block of Second Avenue by Yakima County Sheriff deputies.
GRANDVIEW — Two men were taken into custody by Yakima County Sheriff Deputies Sunday, July 21 after being implicated in a burglary on the 2500 block of Stover Road.
SUNNYSIDE — City police officers were dispatched to 1700 Cascade Way last Wednesday, July 17 in response to a possible assault between two men, in which property damage and physical injury were reported.
Myra Alexandra Verduzco, 28, of Sunnyside was cited with failure to yield following a two-car collision at the intersection of Allen Road and Mabton-Sunnyside Highway last Thursday, about 6:30 p.m., according to Sunnyside Police Commander Scott Bailey. Verduzco struck a 2000 Hondo Civic driv…
GRANGER — A collision with a semi-truck and trailer resulted in the death of a Sunnyside man early Tuesday morning a mile north of Granger, according to a Washington State Patrol report.
YAKIMA — Yakima County Sheriff’s detectives continue their investigation into a first-degree assault case involving a Granger woman and her boyfriend, whom they say is from Sunnyside.
YAKIMA — A motorist arrested July 4 in Grandview appeared for a preliminary hearing in Yakima County Superior Court on July 11 for a requested charge of cocaine possession.
YAKIMA — A Grandview man accused of trying to steal a 3-wheeler from an area farm faces first-degree assault, first-degree robbery, theft of a motor vehicle and first-degree attempted assault.
YAKIMA — A man residing in Sunnyside faces charges of indecent liberties, unlawful imprisonment and unlawful possession of a firearm following his June 23 arrest.
PROSSER — West Benton Regional Fire Authority (WBRFA), the fire and co-first responder agency serving 176 square miles within and outside the Prosser town proper, plans to submit a “Levy Lift” to the voters of Prosser later this summer.
YAKIMA — A Sunnyside man whom Yakima Police were already seeking for arrest faces several other charges after allegedly attempting to elude officers in a stolen vehicle.
PROSSER — Both lanes of Interstate 82, eastbound, were backed up for a minimum of 5 miles last Wednesday, June 19, as a result of a one-vehicle crash at Milepost 77.
CENTRAL WASHINGTON — Several agencies in Yakima and Benton counties, as well as state and federal law enforcement have joined forces to apprehend violent criminals with warrants.
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