Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records of area law enforcement and emergency service agencies. Readers with 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.
A vehicle parked at the 600 block of University Street was struck by a hit-and-run driver Thursday 2:36 p.m. Police found the driver and his vehicle three blocks away on North Madison Street and cited him for hit-and-run.
A residence at the 300 block of South Fourth Avenue was broken into Thursday between 10:30-5:20 p.m. Numerous items were taken, including a laptop computer, flat screen TV and digital camera.
Walla Walla County
A 5-year-old was found walking down Reser Road about one-fifth of a mile from his home Wednesday morning 7:52 a.m. The boy told police his was walking to his preschool. Police later found the boy’s mother asleep at the Reser Road residence. In a separate incident investigated by Walla Walla police later that day, the same 5-year-old boy was found with his 20-month-old sibling alone in a vehicle in the Plaza Way shopping center, 1600 Plaza Way, at 6:45 p.m., while the children’s father was shopping for groceries. The father was cited for child neglect.
A resident of the 200 block of York Street reported an MP3 player, purse and IDs taken from her vehicle Wednesday overnight.
A resident of the 200 block of NW Sixth Avenue Friday morning reported the faceplate taken from his vehicle’s stereo.
A resident of the 200 block of South Water Street in Weston reported someone shot a BB pellet through a screen door Wednesday overnight.
A Winesap Road resident reported 10 gallons of fuel stolen from his vehicle Wednesday overnight.
A Ferguson Road resident reported batteries stolen from a John Deere tractor Wednesday overnight.
A resident of the 85200 block of Highway 339 reported a well pump motor stolen from his property.
Jacob Allen Whitney, 19, address unknown. Charge: investigation of possession of controlled substance.
Kolby Christopher Dewitt, 27, 817 Perkins Street. Charge: investigation of possession of controlled substance.