Emergency Services - 2/4/14

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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

Two-vehicle collision at Hobson and McKinley streets due to icy road conditions: no injuries reported.

Two-vehicle collision at Whitman Street and Wilbur Avenue due to icy road conditions: no injuries reported.

One-vehicle collision at Home Street and Aubin Road: no injuries reported.

Walla Walla County

A woman reported a “collections” agency scammed her out of $500 by claiming if she didn’t pay, she would be arrested.

Sheriff’s deputies rescued three boaters aground on a sandbar in the Columbia River.

Waitsburg

A motorist struck a fence in the 200 block of Bruce Street, then fled.

Umatilla County

An Athena man reported he wanted to to turn himself in for smoking marijuana because “‘he is harder on himself than others.’”

Arrests

MF Police

Fernando Razo Reyes, 28, 215 N.W. Sixth Ave, Monday. Charge: investigation of possession of methamphetamine.

Valley cold snap prompts opening of warming shelter

WALLA WALLA — A warming center will be open tonight through Thursday at First Congregational Church, 73 S. Palouse St., as temperatures head to single digits.

United Way is coordinating volunteers to staff the shelter in shifts starting at 6:30 p.m. to midnight, midnight to 5 a.m. and 5-8:30 a.m.

Donations of blankets, outerwear and warming foods are welcome and beverages. Info: call 509-240-0133.

WALLA WALLA — A warming center will be open tonight through Thursday at First Congregational Church, 73 S. Palouse St., as temperatures head to single digits.

United Way is coordinating volunteers to staff the shelter in shifts starting at 6:30 p.m. to midnight, midnight to 5 a.m. and 5-8:30 a.m.

Donations of blankets, outerwear and warming foods, such as instant hot chocolate and oatmeal, soup and cider are needed. Organizers also hope to get toothbrushes, toothpaste and hand wipes to give guests. Paper towels, napkins, plates and cups, along with plastic forks and spoons are sought, as well. All donations should be dropped off at the church.

For more information about using the center, donations or volunteering, call 509-240-0133. Updates will be posted on the United Way and Walla Walla County Emergency Management Facebook pages.

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