Police and Fire


Firemen have slow week

Since last Monday, Sunnyside firemen/EMTs have responded to 15 emergency aid calls.

Antique trunk, paint stolen

Yakima County Sheriff deputies received a report Wednesday morning of a theft in the 400 block of Price Lane near Outlook.

Grandview police called out numerous times since Wednesday

Since Wednesday morning, Grandview police have handled a lot of routine calls.

Elderly Mabton man attacked, treated for dog bites last Monday

An elderly Mabton man was transported to a local hospital this past Monday after being attacked and severely bitten by dogs in the 400 block of Cedar Street.

Routine calls made to local cops

Police in Sunnyside have since this past Wednesday handled several routine calls for service from the public.

Teens arrested after fight

Seven juveniles allegedly fighting in Westside Park were arrested yesterday afternoon (Tuesday) after fleeing from police officers and trespassing on railroad property, according to Grandview police.

Slow day for deputies

Yakima County Sheriff deputies have only logged four incidents in the Lower Valley since yesterday morning, Tuesday, including a complaint of an animal problem near Outlook early yesterday morning and a civil matter last night near Sunnyside.

Firearm stolen from home in Sunnyside

A resident in the 500 block of South 12th Street in Sunnyside yesterday (Tuesday) reported a gun was stolen from her home. Details regarding the incident were not provided.

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Police department reorganization required while chief undergoes training at academy

While Sunnyside Police Chief Al Escalera is away at the FBI academy to undergo training, the Sunnyside Police Department will have a temporary reorganization.

Police turn to community for insight

Wanting to better understand issues in different neighborhoods and find remedies for problems citizens are experiencing, the Sunnyside Police Department is committing itself to a community policing effort.

On-call fire department volunteers working shifts

Sunnyside Fire Chief Aaron Markham, at last night’s Sunnyside Public Safety Subcommittee meeting, said on-call volunteer officers have filled a need at the Sunnyside Fire Department.

S’side EMTs kept busy during Easter weekend

During the past weekend, Sunnyside firemen/EMTs responded to 15 emergency aid calls.