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 Thursday and today unless otherwise noted.
Gang graffiti on an electrical box was reported at the 400 block of W. Cherry.
A resident of the 200 block of N. Clinton Street reported a lawn mower, weed cutter, shovels and rake stolen Monday-Wednesday.
A resident of the 00 block of W. Morton Street reported a windshield damaged Thursday 10:47 p.m.
Walla Walla County
District 7 crews put out three field fires in the last two days. On Thursday, crews put out a 3- to 5-acre wheat fire off Brown Road near the top of the hill. Only a small portion of standing wheat was damaged.
On Wednesday, crews put out two fires in the Hart Road area. The first was at 7:30 a.m. and burned 40 acres of standing wheat. The second was at 10:30 a.m. and burned 40 acres of stubble.
A resident of the 200 block of NE Deccio Road reported a bicycle taken from his garage.
A resident of the 00 block of Huckleberry Loop reported graffiti damage to his house.
Walla Walla County Search and Rescue were called in late Thursday night to help find a missing couple who had left on a mountain biking excursion earlier in the day. Undersheriff Edward Freyer said search and rescue was called to help. As crews were being mobilized, the couple was found by initial rescue crews around 2 a.m. about a mile north of Harris Park. The couple was escorted back to their vehicle.
A manager at Walker Furniture, 85332 Highway 11, reported coming to work and finding broken windows and other damage.
A resident of the 84600 block of Tum-A-Lum Road reported that a generator was taken from the residence.
A manager of Ranch & Home, 85342 Highway 11, reported damage to their fence.
A vehicle driven by a 23-year-old woman crashed into a telephone poll around 12:25 a.m. today near Key Road and Highway 11. Minor injuries were reported.
Jeffrey Robert Duquette Jr, 20, 1601 Pleasant St. Charge: investigation of felony malicious mischief.