Police and Fire


Grandview police called out for suspicious circumstances

Police in Grandview since yesterday (Thursday) have investigated five suspicious activity calls in addition to several other calls for service.

Firemen field few calls

Sunnyside firefighters have handled an automatic alarm, a vehicle fire and provided assistance to Yakima County Fire District #5 firefighters with two structure fires since last Wednesday.

Three thefts under investigation in Sunnyside

Sunnyside police are investigating three thefts reported to them yesterday (Thursday).

YSO deputies have quiet day

Yakima County Sheriff’s Office deputies had a pretty quiet time patrolling the Lower Yakima Valley during the past 24 hours.

Shoplifting reported to S’side cops

Since yesterday (Wednesday) police in Sunnyside have been alerted to two shoplifting incidents at Walmart.

G’view police kept busy

Since this past Tuesday, police in Grandview have been kept busy.

Mabton officer loses some hair during traffic stop

Mabton Police Officer Alex Campbell is missing a little hair as a result of a traffic stop gone wrong this past Monday night.

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Hay goes up in smoke

Approximately 20 tons of hay burns yesterday just prior to 1 p.m. as firefighters from Yakima Valley Fire District #5 work to extinguish the blaze.

Sheller Road accident victim at Harborview

Sunday’s collision believed to have been caused by an intoxicated motorist, which resulted in the injury of 62-year-old Erasmo Cerda of Sunnyside, is being investigated by both the Washington State Patrol and the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.

Two-car fatality investigation continuing

The Washington State Patrol is waiting for the results of blood toxicology reports to determine if 19-year-old Leticia Gasca-Esquivel of Wapato will be criminally charged, after last Sunday’s two-car crash that killed Angela and Kyle Walker near Toppenish.

Shoplifting incidents at Walmart reported to S’side cops

Police in Sunnyside have since yesterday (Tuesday) been alerted to two shoplifting incidents at Walmart.

Faulty smoke alarm blamed for aid call to S’side firemen

A dirty smoke detector triggered an automatic fire alarm to the Sunnyside Fire Department Tuesday morning. Upon their arrival, firemen were unable to locate a fire.

No major blazes for local firemen

During the past 24 hours Sunnyside firemen have responded to two automatic alarms. Fortunately, there were no fires, and the systems were reset without any complications.

Mabton officers kept hopping

Mabton police officers were kept busy during the past weekend with the usual array of noise complaints generated by weekend gatherings.