Emergency Services - 08/17/10


Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records of the agencies listed below. Readers with any information on these or other crimes should call the local police or county sheriff's department. By law, victims of crimes may request through law enforcement agencies that their names not be released to the media. Theft and vandalism reports were filed Monday unless otherwise noted.

Thefts, Burglaries

WW Police

600 block Boyer Avenue. Cell phone taken July 26.

40 block South Park Street. A dump truck was stolen from a parking lot some time over the weekend. It was found on 1000 block West Chestnut Street on Monday.

100 block Newell Street. A house was entered through a second floor window. Three firearms, two computers, shotgun shells, shirts, a Social Security card and a 1992 Audi were stolen.

MF Police

Zip Zone II, 419 S. Main St. Driver left without paying for gasoline.


WW County Sheriff

1900 block South College Avenue by State Route 125. 12:40 a.m. Monday. Motorcyclist struck curb and went over embankment and was thrown from the motorcycle. Driver Lance R. Rea, 40, Touchet, received a leg injury.

Biscuit Ridge Road, east of Scott Canyon. 4 a.m. Sunday. A pickup truck being towed by a Jeep lost brakes, struck and pushed the Jeep into an embankment and broke the tow strap. One occupant jumped from the pickup truck and was struck by its tire as it went over the embankment. Another occupant remained inside and it rolled several times down the embankment. Joseph Benzel, 21, Walla Walla was transported by ambulance and Michael Von Borstel, 21, Walla Walla, was transported by private vehicle to Providence St. Mary Medical Center.

WW Police

400 block North Fifth Avenue. A parked vehicle was struck by an unknown vehicle on Thursday. The bumper was damaged.


WW Police

Marcos Miguel Dejesus, 20, transient. Monday. Charge: investigation of second-degree possession of stolen property.

Fire, Ambulance runs

WW Fire Dept.

419 W. Chestnut St. 9:04 p.m. Monday. Authorized controlled burning.

WW Ambulance

1924 S. College Ave. 12:48 a.m. Monday. Motorcycle accident.

WW Fire Dist. 4

1900 block South College Avenue by State Route 125. 12:40 a.m. Monday. Mutual aid to College Place.

124 Harvey Shaw Road. 4:41 p.m. Monday. Mutual aid to District 7 combine and standing grain fire.

100 block Coyote Ridge Drive. 6:55 p.m. Possible structure fire reported. It was a barbecue.

CP Fire Dept.

124 Harvey Shaw Road. 4:41 p.m. Mutual aid to Fire District 7 at wheat fire.

1900 block South College Avenue by State Route 125. 12:40 a.m. Monday. Motorcycle accident.

M-F Rural Fire Dept.

Southeast Second Avenue, Milton-Freewater. 6:39 p.m. Monday. Grass fire.

Waitsburg Fire Dist. 2

124 Harvey Shaw Road, 4:34 p.m. Monday. Mutual aid at wheat field fire.


WW County Sheriff

Waitsburg High School, 421 Coppei St. Seven sprinklers broken.

MF Police

200 block Depot Street. Rock thrown through window.