Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records of area law enforcement and emergency service agencies. 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 and today unless otherwise noted.
Textbooks, including “Speaking With a Purpose,” and “Essentials of Sociology,” reportedly stolen from the mail in the 1900 block of Melrose Street.
Two Helpline employees “complained about the way a mother was striking her 2-year-old child.” The mother allegedly punched her child in the chest, according to the witnesses. Police were unable to find an injury on the toddler.
A resident of the 100 block of Newell Street reported a bike, GPS system and a scooter were stolen from their garage.
A rear-end collision occurred at the intersection of Bryant Avenue and Center Street. The 32-year-old woman reported she couldn’t see the brake lights of the car in front of her due to bright sunlight. No injuries reported.
Officers arrested John Newman, 42, on warrants for second degree assault and misdemeanors after responding to the 300 block of Malcom Street for an unrelated disturbance call.
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Concerned parents reported their 15-year-old daughter had run away again.
Several residents of Frog Hollow Road reported envelopes and other mail, mostly containing cash or checks, has been going missing in the past several weeks.
A Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office Deputy “dispatched” a wounded deer with his service pistol near the intersection of Highway 12 and Old Highway 12.
A passing veterinarian dispatched a wounded deer in the 3000 block of Isaacs Avenue after a vehicle struck the animal. No injuries reported to the motorist.
A Quincy Road resident reported an air compressor and battery charger stolen.
Agri Northwest employees reported 400 gallons of diesel stolen from three tractors and a water truck on farm property on West Highway 124.
A tractor water-pump attachment was reportedly stolen from the 84000 block of Highway 12. The owner of the parts reported he found the items at a local scrap yard.
A concerned citizen reported “subjects rolling around in the roadway,” near the Highway 332 and Highway 339 intersection.
Two packages were reportedly stolen from a mailbox on Umapine Road. One package contained a vitamin drink, and the other contained vacuum cleaner parts.
A forest management company reported 12 logs stolen in the Meacham area.
A March Road resident reported three young men “dressed western style,” were possibly attempting to shoot house and vehicle windows with air rifles.
John H. Newman, 42, 19 N. Wilbur Ave., Monday. Investigation of second degree assault.