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.
Hit-and-run collision reported on East Maple Street: minor injuries reported. Police believe the suspect vehicle was street racing at the time of the collision.
Two-vehicle, non-injury collision at the intersection of Plaza Way and Tietan Street.
Rear-end collision reported at the intersection of Tietan Street and Second Avenue: no injuries reported.
Walla Walla County
Deputies transported a 39-year-old man for mental evaluation after he threatened to kill himself with a knife. The man’s wife had reportedly confronted him about an extramarital affair, sparking the suicide attempt. The 39-year-old’s middle school-aged son managed to wrestle two knives away from him before police arrived.
A Walla Walla woman reported the Department of Transportation sent her a bill for using a toll road in Seattle. The charges were dropped when DOT officials realized the plate reading device had incorrectly identified a license plate.
A North Campbell Road man reported he interrupted a vehicle prowl at his home.
Two vehicle collision on Southeast Meadowbrook Boulevard: no injuries reported.
A deer ran into the side of Ford truck on Bolles Road near McKay Alto Road.
A 62-year-old man allegedly punched a 36-year-old man at Schnitzer Steel. The younger man allegedly backed into the elder man’s wife while attempting to unload scrap metal. No serious injuries reported. The 62-year-old was trespassed from the scrap yard following the assault.
James D. Webb, 43, Milton-Freewater, Wednesday. Charge: investigation of possession of methamphetamine.