Emergency Services - 12/13/12

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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 Wednesday and today unless otherwise noted.

Thefts, Burglaries

WW Police

  • 300 block of Ash Street. Items reported stolen from apartment, including cell phone, medical syringes and $3,400 cash.
  • 500 block of Edith Street. A dvd player and $800 cash reported stolen from bedroom.
  • 500 block of Pleasant Street. A Polaris ATV reported stolen.

WW County Sheriff

  • 000 block of North Campbell Road. An 11-year-old girl alerted her father to a burglar attempting to enter a home via the living room window. The father gave chase, and provided a description of the home-breaker to law enforcement.
  • Touchet High School, 90 Champion Street, Touchet. A teacher reported her wallet stolen from her classroom.

MF Police

  • 800 block of Perkins Street. Tools reportedly stolen.

Columbia County Sheriff

  • 400 block of Bundy Hollow Road, Dayton. Scrap metal reportedly stolen.

Assaults

Columbia County Sheriff

  • 800 block of South Fourth Street, Dayton. Two men fighting in the street: one arrested.

Collisions

WW Police

  • Myra and Poplar streets, 4:31 p.m., Wednesday. Two vehicle collision: minor injuries reported.
  • Second Avenue and Morton Street, 7:02 a.m., Wednesday. A Benton City motorist struck Stanley Unger, 81, who was walking in the crosswalk on Second Avenue. Unger, whom police say has a history of walking into traffic without looking, was taken to Providence St. Mary Medical Center for injuries including a broken arm and fractured skull, according to a police report. Unger was listed as in serious but stable condition this morning.

Arrests

WW Police

  • Joe A. Johnson, 73, 513 S. Third Avenue, Wednesday. Charge: investigation of driving while intoxicated.

Miscellaneous

WW County Sheriff

  • Walla Walla County Jail, 300 W. Alder St., Wednesday. A jail staff member mistakenly gave food items to the wrong inmate when the 6-foot man passed himself off as a fellow inmate, listed as 5 feet 8 inches. The swindler and his cellmates consumed a “chicken cup,” a “spicy chicken cup,” a “beef cup,” instant refried beans, tea, a strawberry fig bar, chili, tortillas, Flaming Hot Cheetos and spicy pork skins. The alleged con artist was charged more than $46 for the fraud when jail staff discovered their error.

Umatilla County Sheriff

  • Cache Hollow Road, Milton-Freewater, 10:22 p.m. Wednesday. A concerned citizen reported “there is a light in the sky that is red, blue and green that is flashing, and in the middle there is a white light.” Dispatchers stated “the reporting party is watching it through binoculars. It has not moved for 30 minutes,” before losing contact with the caller.

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