Man faces theft charge

A 27-year-old arrested here Oct. 26 made his first appearance yesterday in Yakima County Superior Court. Alberto Verduzco Reyna was charged with forgery, second-degree possession of stolen property and second-degree theft.

Moratorium set for pot

Benton County commissioners have approved an emergency moratorium on new marijuana growing and processing businesses. The moratorium passed 2-0, with one abstention, Tuesday.

Sex offender moves to Sunnyside

According to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office, Ismael Andaverde is now living in the 1200 block of South 11th Street.

Two contract arrests made

Police arrested two persons Monday as part of contract agreements with other jurisdictions.

Theft arrest in Grandview

James Keel Bradley, 43, of 1090 Pleasant Ave., Grandview was arrested early Saturday morning for third-degree theft (less than $750).

Special board meeting set

The School Board has called for a special meeting at 6:30 a.m. today at the Prosser High School Library, 1203 Prosser Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to hold a construction design consultation with the architect an construction manager of the new Prosser High School.

Woman faces theft charge

Kimberlee Ann McKenzie, 36 of 70 G St. Outlook was arrested Friday night for third-degree (less than $750) theft.

Assault arrest in domestics

Jose Alberto Lopez Pineda, 18, 402 W. Maple in Sunnyside, was arrested Thursday near midnight for fourth-degree assault domestic violence.

Stolen property arrest made

Kelvin Jay Senters, 55, a transient from Yakima, was arrested early Thursday morning at 2675 E. Lincoln for second-degree possession of stolen property.

One hurt in auto crash

A Wapato man, attempting to avoid an animal, was injured in a one-car crash Monday night.

Small agenda for Finance

The agenda will be light when the City Council Budget and Finance Committee regular meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at council chambers at 601 seventh St.

Local artist recognized

“Madonna and Child”, by Guillermo Castaneda was recognized with an Honorable Mention at Larson Gallery’s annual art competition.

Taxes, budget on agenda

A Transportation Benefit District and the 2018 preliminary budget are on the agenda for the City Council’s regular meeting today at 6:30 p.m. at the Law and Justice Center, 401 Homer St.

Robbery case ongoing

A bank robbery here and a possible shooting in Grandview last week are still being investigated.

Negotiations on schedule

The School Board’s regular meeting will take place at 6 p.m today at the Keene-Riverview Elementary at 832 Park Ave.