Emergency Services - 9/10/13
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.
Walla Walla County
Deputies arrested a 46-year-old man after he admitted taking two climbing ropes for safekeeping after the owner left them unsecured. The man said he just never returned the ropes.
Deputies arrested Richard Perez after the 26-year-old attempted to escape capture by hiding in the trunk of a vehicle. Deputies initially contacted Perez in the 00 block of Hussey Street related to an outstanding warrant. Perez fled, forcing deputies to use a police dog to track him to his hiding spot. Deputies found suspected methamphetamine in Perez’s possession, along with a pair of diamond earrings hidden in his shoes.
A neighborhood watch member reported a suspicious truck loaded with scrap metal in the area of Steen Road and Lower Dry Creek Road.
A West Ballou Road man reported he was drinking beer with a friend when his friend’s horse fell over. The pair thought the horse had a stomach ache until they notice the horse had been shot in the head.
An Appleton Road woman reported that she passed out, and when she woke up her purse was gone.
Birch Creek Road residents reportedly shoveling horse manure onto their neighbor’s property.
Shop burglarized in the 83000 block of Couse Creek Road.
Trash can reportedly stolen in the 100 block of Southeast Fifth Avenue.
WW County Sheriff
Lonnie L. Montoya, 31, 373 South Second Ave., Monday. Charge: investigation of residential burglary.
Richard Perez, 26, no permanent address given, Monday. Charge: investigation of second degree escape and possession of methamphetamine.