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 Wednesday and today unless otherwise noted.
Garrison Middle School officials suspended an 11-year-old girl who reportedly wrote a threatening note to a 12-year-old boy. According to a police report, the girl may previously have been bullied. The note made no mention of weapons, police said.
Walla Walla County
An 82-year-old man on Scenic Loop Road reported a man came to his home just after midnight Tuesday and asked for a ride home. The 21-year-old stranger had a pistol, which he left on the porch rail when he was invited inside by the retired penitentiary employee. Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Barry Blackman responded to the home and discovered the young man had been driving with his girlfriend when the pair had an argument. Blackman gave man a ride home and took the Ruger handgun, for which the man was licensed to carry, to the Sheriff’s Office for safe keeping overnight.
A deputy euthanized a deer that was injured after a motorist struck it in the 500 block of Five Mile Road.
A 24-year-old man was cited for first-degree negligent driving after he rolled his vehicle on Lower Waitsburg Road near Ferris Road. The man was transported to Providence St. Mary Medical Center where he was scheduled for surgery for a broken leg.
A Dixon Road woman reported someone going by the name of “Officer Christy” called her Tuesday to tell her that her grandson had been arrested and someone would be available to pickup $7,000 in bail later that day. The 85-year-old woman told the caller she knew the call was a scam attempt and that she would be calling the police.