Police and Fire


Sunnyside man sustains injuries in two-rig wreck

A two-vehicle pile-up near Granger yesterday morning left a Sunnyside man with injuries serious enough to require hospitalization.

Traffic issues top Yakima County deputies’ concerns

Yakima County Sheriff deputies handled a lot of traffic accidents over the weekend, the majority during foggy weather yesterday (Sunday).

Intoxicated woman arrested after breaking into motel room

Police in Grandview arrested a woman last Friday night after she reportedly broke into an empty motel room by breaking a window.

Three thefts reported in S’side

Police in Sunnyside have since last Friday investigated three thefts.

Routine traffic stops net arrests

Routine traffic stops have kept Mabton police busy this past week.

Aid calls top firemen’s weekend calls

The Sunnyside firemen/EMTs have handled 16 requests for emergency service aid since last Thursday.

Few calls for deputies

Yakima County Sheriff deputies were called out to investigate a possible burglary this past Tuesday afternoon in the 3000 block of Outlook Road near Sunnyside. No further details on the incident were available.

Suspect caught after hotel room rampage in Grandview yesterday

Officers in Grandview had to use a taser to subdue a suspect resisting arrest after a vandalism incident and a burglary attempt yesterday (Thursday).

Sunnyside police investigating report of armed robbery

Sunnyside police are investigating a robbery at gunpoint.

Sunnyside man shot to death at Wapato bar

A Sunnyside man was shot to death early yesterday morning at Martinez Sports Bar in Wapato, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.

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Caregiver for Sunnyside woman faces felony charge in $20,000 theft

A series of 57 ATM withdrawals over a period of six months resulted in the theft of nearly $20,000 from an elderly Sunnyside woman.

Marijuana use common among motorists

A new survey of drivers shows seven out of 10 have used marijuana, and almost half of those have recently driven within a couple of hours after marijuana use.