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.

Car strikes deer, one hurt

A Moxee woman was injured and needed to be hospitalized Wednesday after the car she was riding struck a deer on Interstate 82, one mile west of here.

No impact for environment

The City of Grandview has issued a Determination of Non-significance regarding the proposed new high school.

Mullet to change committtees

As Democrats take majority control of the Washington State Senate, Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, will shift leadership roles as chair of the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.

Forum about DACA slated

The Yakima Valley League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council is staging a community forum to share information about what’s next for DREAMers.

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.

Board to certify police

The Civil Service Commission will consider certifying the scores of police officers tested Nov. 8 when it meets Friday.

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.