Police and Fire


Ranch loses approximately $300,000 in afternoon blaze

Property valued at $300,000 at the Lyendekker Ranch, owned by Eric Lyendekker, was destroyed by fire this past Saturday.

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Fire displaces family

Sunnyside police officers comfort the victim of a house fire last Friday morning while Sunnyside firemen work to contain the fire located in the 200 block of North Second Street.

Sunday evening robbery on Hudson Road reported

Yakima County Sheriff deputies are investigating a robbery reported last night (Sunday) from the 4400 block of Hudson Road near Outlook. Details on the incident were not available due to the active investigation.

Van Belles uninjured in collision on Van Belle

Jose D. Cortes, 34, of Zillah was injured when the State Patrol says his 1990 Lincoln Town Car collided with a tractor and Ford pick-up in the Outlook area last Friday.

Sunnyside resident reports checks stolen from her

A woman living in the 1300 block of South Sixth Street yesterday (Thursday) called the Sunnyside Police Department to report some of her checks stolen.

Extra patrols out May 18-31

This year’s annual statewide “Click It or Ticket” campaign will take place between Monday, May 18, and Sunday, May 31.

‘Wrong guy’ hit in face, robbed

A strange case of mistaken identity has Yakima County Sheriff deputies hunting for suspects who punched a man in the face twice last night (Wednesday) at about 9:30 p.m. and took his cellphone, before returning the phone and claiming he was the “wrong guy.”

Busy night for Grandview cops

Police in Grandview were busy last night (Wednesday), making arrests in both a domestic assault incident and a DUI case.

Cops nab egg tossing teens

Two teens from Sunnyside landed themselves in trouble with police yesterday (Wednesday) after an alert motorist spotted them throwing eggs at a home and vehicle in the 1000 block of West Grandview Avenue.

Deputies help subdue vandal

Yakima County Sheriff deputies assisted Mabton police in subduing a woman who was reportedly breaking windows of homes and cars in the 500 and 600 blocks of B Street in Mabton late Monday night.

Bad check under investigation

Police in Grandview are investigating a report made yesterday morning (Tuesday) of a forged check that was mailed to a resident of the city. Along with the check was a request to cash it and return a portion of the money to the sender.

Routine day in Sunnyside

Sunnyside police have had a fairly quiet past 24 hours, receiving several routine calls for service.