Police and Fire


Kidnapping report proves to be unfounded

Police in Sunnyside have since yesterday (Monday) investigated a burglary and a theft, as well as a reported kidnapping.

Pick-up stolen in Grandview

A light blue 1998 Ford Ranger pick-up was reported stolen late last night from the 100 block of Deangela Drive, according to Grandview police.

Sheriff’s deputies have quiet day

Yakima County Sheriff deputies responded to a half dozen calls in the Lower Valley yesterday...

Grandview man faces marijuana charge in Oregon

Rory Gene Womach, 30, of Grandview and Juan Navarro Ramirez, 25, of Yakima were apprehended by Oregon State Police this past Sunday morning during a traffic stop on I-5 near Medford, Ore.

Firemen have busy Monday in Sunnyside

Sunnyside firemen have responded to nine aid calls during the past 24 hours.

Gun-toting teen arrested by G’view cops

Officers in Grandview arrested a 19-year-old male last night (Sunday) in the 200 block of West Wine Country Road on charges of carrying a loaded pistol in his vehicle and concealing the pistol on his person without a permit and while entering a business.

Pursuit last Friday ends in capture of burglary suspect

Police in Sunnyside last Friday morning, just before 11 a.m., assisted the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office after a reported burglary on Sunnyside-Mabton Highway.

Sheriff’s deputies track down burglary suspect last Friday

A suspect in a burglary attempt was captured by deputies last Friday morning in the 5400 block of Sunnyside Mabton Road near Grandview.

Contact made with pot smoker

It is against the law to smoke marijuana in public. That’s the message Sunnyside police delivered after contacting an individual in the 400 block of Rouse Road yesterday (Thursday).

Would-be gas thief caught by dairy workers

Yakima County Sheriff deputies responded to a call from a dairy in the 1600 block of Boundary Road near Mabton last night (Thursday).

Drugs reported at Compass

Officers in Grandview were summoned to Compass High School to handle a report of illegal drugs yesterday afternoon. A juvenile was arrested in the incident.

Firemen have slow day

Sunnyside firemen stamped out a brush fire in the 900 block of Ida Belle Road Thursday evening.