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 Saturday, Sunday and today unless otherwise noted.
A would-be shoplifter fled when confronted by the manager of Safeway in Plaza Way, dropping $116 worth of food and DVDs.
A resident of Washington School Apartmenst reported someone stole a $300 CD player and a tire pressure gauge from his vehicle.
Police arrested a woman on warrants after she attempted to shoplift items from Super One Foods.
A Winnebago Street man reported a theft of an inside door panel from his 1977 Ford pickup truck.
A woman reported someon stole her phone after she set it down for “just five minutes” while attempting to catch her dog at Pioneer Park.
A 5-year-old cat allegedly bit a 58-year-old woman.
Walla Walla County
A caregiver reported her employer’s vehicle stolen from the Walla Walla Airport.
A Waitsburg man reported a battery and half a tank of fuel were stolen from his truck.
A Southeast 12th Street man reported a man propositioned him at his home Sunday afternoon.
A Scenic View Drive resident reported a car stereo system stolen.
A vacant home was reportedly burglarized in the 700 block of Southeast Creekside Drive.
A prowler reportedly took items from a car in the 400 block of Southeast Birch Avenue.
Report of check forgery on East Richmond Avenue.
A dog reportedlhy bit a woman in the 700 block of West Commercial Street.
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies conducted 17 traffic stops over the weekend, and issued seven speeding tickets.
A motorist reportedly struck a parked vehicle in the 500 block of East Tremont Street, then fled the scene.
A concerned citizen reported a telephone scam.
Vandalism reported to a gate on South Fifth Street
A woman reported keys were stolen from her vehicle in the 1000 block of Northeast Third Avenue.
Tires reportedly slashed in the 200 block of Northwest Fifth Avenue.
A Northeast First Avenue resident reported items were stolen from her vehicle.
Burglary and theft of items from a home on Prunedale Road in Milton-Freewater reported.
A landowner reported people trespassing and tearing up private roads around Langdon Lake whith four-wheel drive vehicles.
A man reported he lost his Irish wolfhound dog named Dan near milepost 3 in Highway 204, Weston.
A report of 15 untended goats along the roadway near Ballou Road and Highway 11 in Milton-Freewater.
Susan Rosalez, 38, 1118 N. Buchan St., Sunday. Charge: investigation of felony violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.
Angelita S. Castillo, 18, 1023 Lowden Street, Sunday. Charge: Investigation of driving while intoxicated.
Brandon Leomarcellis Tessman, 27, 335 Preston Ave., Waitsburg, Saturday. Charge: investigation of distribution of methamphetamine.