Emergency Services - 10/31/11


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 Saturday, Sunday and today unless otherwise noted.

Thefts, Burglaries

WW County Sheriff

Waitsburg Elemetary School, 184 Academy St., Waitsburg, reported Friday. Bicycle.

Columbia County Sheriff

1300 block of South Fourth Street, Dayton, reported Friday. Homeowner reported attempted burglary.


WW County Sheriff

Touchet Mercantile, 16284 W. U.S. Highway 12, Saturday. A traffic-related misunderstanding led to assault of Jon C. Bartlett, 44, of Pasco. Bartlett was transported to Walla Walla General Hospital for treatment of a nose injury. A suspect was cited.


WW Police

1600 block of Plaza Way, 7:03 p.m. Sunday. Two vehicles; one person suffered a shoulder injury. No one required medical transport.

WW County Sheriff

Intersection of Harvey Shaw and Gorham roads, about 5:30 p.m. Sunday. One-vehicle collision resulted in a vehicle rollover and fire. Five passengers were transported to Providence St. Mary Medical Center.


WW Police

Bobbi S. Harter, 32, 145 W. Broadway Ave., Milton-Freewater, Saturday. Charge: investigation of violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.

Augustine A. Betancourt, 28, 386 Maple St. Charge: investigation of driving under the influence.

Washington State Patrol

Michael R. Pennington, 59, 5917 Old Highway 12. Charge: investigation of driving under the influence.

CP Police

Thomas L. Johnson, 29, no permanent address listed, Sunday. Charge: investigation of failure to comply.

Department of Corrections

Ryan L. Farr, 29, 716 Hobson St. Charge: investigation of failure to comply.

Fire, Ambulance runs

WW Ambulance

Harvey Shaw and Gorham roads to Providence St. Mary Medical Center, 5:27 p.m. Sunday. One-vehicle rollover.

M-F Rural Fire Dept.

53096 Highway 332, 3:21 a.m. Saturday. Car fire reported near Triangle Station Road, possibly caused by an electrical short. The car was completely engulfed. No other property damage reported.


WW Police

400 block of West Chestnut Street. Two vehicles damaged.


WW Police

Fort Walla Walla Park, reported Sunday. Four large marijuana plants were destroyed after being discovered in the nature area. Two of the nearly 6-foot-tall plants had already been harvested. Police estimate the street value for each plant around $2,000.


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