Police and Fire


Plenty to do for Grandview cops

Police in Grandview handled a variety of calls yesterday (Thursday), including three traffic incidents and two complaints about noise.

Few calls for county deputies

Yakima County Sheriff deputies handled less than a dozen problems in the Lower Valley yesterday (Thursday). Those included three animal problems and three reports of suspicious activity.

Shoplifter makes off with purse, merchandise

Employees at the Sunnyside Walmart store yesterday (Thursday) called police after seeing a woman leave the store with a purse from the store.

Firemen respond to aid calls

Sunnyside firemen/EMTs have responded to five emergency aid calls during the past 24 hours.

Lost paycheck illegally cashed

Police in Grandview are investigating an incident involving a lost payroll check that was cashed by an unidentified suspect. The fraud was reported yesterday morning (Wednesday).

One injured in single car crash

Yakima County Sheriff deputies responded to a report of a traffic accident in the 2000 block of Sunnyside-Mabton Highway near Sunnyside last night (Wednesday) at about 10:30 p.m.

Electrical breakers, cash stolen in S’side

Since yesterday (Wednesday) police in Sunnyside have been alerted to two thefts.

I-82 grass fire quickly stamped out

A grass fire near milepost 68 on Interstate-82 was quickly extinguished by Sunnyside firemen early Wednesday evening. The fire was reported at approximately 6 p.m.