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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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GRANGER — Police are asking for residents’ help in locating a man suspected of child luring near Hisey Park on Main Street last Thursday night.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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YAKIMA — The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office announced an address change for registered sex offender Jason Matthews Wane to the 500 block of North Eight St., Zillah.

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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.

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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.

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YAKIMA — A Grandview man accused of assaulting Sunnyside police officers on July 6 is housed at the Yakima County Jail, awaiting a July 23 arraignment.

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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.

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ZILLAH — A man suspected of driving under the influence escaped injury when he rolled his 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt last Tuesday, July 2.

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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.

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GRANGER — Three children from Sunnyside, who weren’t restrained, suffered injuries in a Saturday morning crash on SR-223 at Milepost 2.

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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.

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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.

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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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YAKIMA — A Mabton man was in Yakima County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail until last Friday, June 21, when it was posted by family members.

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GRANGER —The cause of a crash that sent a vehicle into a fence on SR-223 on June 10 is still under investigation, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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