Emergency Services - 11/23/11


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 Tuesday and today unless otherwise noted.

Thefts, Burglaries

WW County Sheriff

Northwest Grain Growers, Harvey Shaw Road near State Route 124. Grain elevator entered, copper wire from electrical boxes taken.

Umatilla County Sheriff

Weston-McEwen High School, 530 E. Main St., Athena. iPod Touch from locker room.

Triangle Station Road, Milton-Freewater. Prescription medications from residence.

Columbia County Sheriff

600 block of East Race Street. Fishing poles and other angling appurtenances.


WW Police

Rose Street, 100 feet west of 12th Avenue, 9:45 a.m. Monday. Two vehicles: no injuries reported.


WW County Sheriff

Mirla A. Garza, 46, 534 S. Third Ave., today. Charge: investigation of failure to comply.

Terry W. Porter, 48, 244 Malcolm St., Tuesday. Charge: investigation of driving under the influence.

Mike J. Miranda-Vargas, 21, 1501 N. Elizabeth St., Milton-Freewater, Tuesday. Charge: investigation of failure to comply.

Sean T. Wright, 38, no permanent address available, Tuesday. Charge: investigation of failure to comply and Department of Corrections violation.


WW Police

500 block of Juniper Street. Graffiti on garage owned by J. Andrew Rodriguez.

Fire, Ambulance runs

WW Ambulance

Tietan and Modoc streets to Walla Walla General Hospital, 8:18 p.m. Tuesday, traffic collision. One person transported. No further information available.


Waitsburg High School, 421 Coppei Ave., 10:09 a.m. Tuesday. Walla Walla County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a 15-year-old student on investigation of illegal use of fireworks and possession of drug paraphernalia. The student allegedly threw firecrackers at another student in a hallway during class break. When questioned, he explained someone sneaked up behind him and placed lit fireworks in his pocket, and he had to throw them. The deputy discovered a fireworks wrapper, two glass pipes and a lighter in his pockets.


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