COLLEGE PLACE — Police are investigating a report that an unidentified man attempted to lure two young boys into his truck Monday afternoon near Davis Elementary School.
WALLA WALLA – Extradition papers were signed this morning to transfer a Walla Walla man to Umatilla County to face assault charges in connection with the May 5 stabbing of Benjamin Beliz.
WALLA WALLA — The suspect in a stabbing in Oregon who was arrested in College Place was charged Monday in Walla Walla County Superior Court with possession of methamphetamine that officers reported they found in his pants.
MILTON-FREEWATER — A 51-year-old who allegedly stabbed another man multiple times near the former Oasis restaurant was being held in the Walla Walla County Jail this morning.
WALLA WALLA – Police arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of using a Taser and pocket knife to assault a 51-year-old man during an altercation Tuesday night in Walla Walla.
For many men, sitting around a gun store all day would be a dream come true. Gun store owner Jeff Pierce, on the other hand, would rather devote his time to designing and building guns. “Retail wasn’t really my focus,” Pierce said in a recent interview at his store. “It (is) necessary to do the other parts.”
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner has “cut loose” a 24-year veteran of the department who says he plans to run for election to Turner’s post in 2014.
WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla motorcycle police Officer Timothy Hollingsworth was treated and released from Providence St. Mary Medical Center, Tuesday, following a collision at Rose Street and 12th Avenue while on patrol.
Municipal Judge Sam Tucker held Kevin R. Daugherty at gunpoint until police arrived on the scene.
WESTON — A Milton-Freewater judge who found a man in his home held the burglary suspect at gunpoint until police arrived.
WALLA WALLA — Police in multiple jurisdictions are investigating a rash of fraud crimes allegedly committed by one man, Jason Taylor, who surrendered himself to a bail bondsman late last week.
I have decided to move with the times and add enhanced features to my columns.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office has had a recent influx of new personnel, including incoming Chief Deputy John King and Deputy Christopher Johnson, a recent graduate of Basic Law Enforcement Academy.
WALLA WALLA — A 59-year-old Walla Walla man was taken to Harborview Medical center with internal injuries, Wednesday morning, after crashing into a bridge abutment.
Not long ago, I woke early on a Saturday, and while on my way to the kitchen to make breakfast, I saw my 3-year-old son open his bedroom door and attempt to pee across the hallway into the toilet.
WALLA WALLA — According to Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner, the decision to hire a retired Los Angeles police officer, John King, to replace Capt. Barry Blackman was difficult, “based on many factors.”
I have developed a new diet program that allows me to lose weight while I am sleeping. It’s great. I’ve lost two or more pounds every day for the last three days.
Three suspects in the home invasion and assault of a 79-year-old woman in Umapine have been identified, and could face charges of first-degree robbery, assault and burglary.
WALLA WALLA — Police Chief Scott Bieber is focused on gangs. According to Bieber, the Police Department, in coordination with area law enforcement agencies, will take a hardline stance against gangs.
We had fished for eight hours, covering 20 miles of river from Columbia Point Marina south to the confluence of the Columbia and Walla Walla rivers. We hadn’t caught a single walleye.
COLLEGE PLACE — Walmart customers and employees were evacuated from the store at 12:46 a.m. Sunday, after an employee received a bomb threat over the phone, according to College Place Police Chief Dennis Lepiane.
COLLEGE PLACE — A Kennewick woman was arrested Tuesday after allegedly taking her grandson without permission.
Police arrested a 25-year-old man near Lowden after a lengthy pursuit that started in Milton-Freewater and wound through Walla Walla on Monday evening.
The Umatilla/Morrow Major Crimes Team is investigating a home invasion assault that left a 79-year-old woman in critical condition Wednesday.
COLLEGE PLACE — Police are not yet sure how a suspect involved in an 8-hour-standoff, Sunday, escaped arrest.
Like many American’s, I am pretty excited about the upcoming Superbowl. It’s the one time of year when Americans embrace the type of pageantry that was the hallmark of Hollywood in the ’40s and ’50s.
COLLEGE PLACE– A standoff that lasted nearly eight hours in College Place on Sunday did not result in any arrests, according to law enforcement officials.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County Sheriff’s deputies gave unsuccessful chase to a yellow, low-rider Isuzu pickup early this morning after officers spotted suspicious activity near Wallula Avenue.
WALLA WALLA — Police arrested a Kennewick woman, Cathy Johnson, 61, after a high-speed chase from Prescott to Walla Walla on Saturday afternoon.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Police arrested four city residents in early morning drug raids Wednesday and Thursday after several months of investigation into drug trafficking.
PRESCOTT — A house fire Sunday morning has left a Prescott family bereft, according to reports from friends. Fire officials could not be reached for comment this morning.
WALLA WALLA — A resident in the 300 block of North Tausik Way reported an attempted burglary turned into a gun battle this morning at roughly 1:22 a.m. First reports of the alleged gunplay were picked up via scanner traffic, and Walla Walla Police confirmed the initial call.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla District Court Judge John Knowlton fined A. Laverne Filan $250 this week for failing to meet a deadline for cleaning up his property near Waitsburg.
MILTON-FREEWATER - The Umatilla County Sheriff's arrested a 21-year-old man early Sunday morning after he reportedly called 911 and reported he had shot at people outside of his home.
WESTON — Poisoned trees in Weston’s city park will find new life as statues.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Area Crime Watch announced plans to buy a soda blaster for removing graffiti will move forward after the organization received two large donations.
Just when it appeared safe to start following the news again, yet another political debate has hit the media. Likely you’ve heard of it.
John Turner says there are many good ideas for fighting crime, but all require resources.
There were 114 fewer violent crimes recorded in Walla Walla County in 2011 than in 1980. Property crimes saw a similar downward trend over the same time period.
WALLA WALLA – Police arrested a 14-year-old boy Friday on investigation of first-degree assault and felony harassment after the youth reportedly threatened two adults with a handgun.
At 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, I received a phone call.
WALLA WALLA — A city man was arrested on investigation of attempted rape after police responded to a report of an assault Sunday night.
WALLA WALLA — Police are still looking for two suspects allegedly involved in a two-vehicle collision Sunday night on Fern Avenue and Reser Street.
Frank P. Tamayo and Mario R. Deleon were taken into custody a few minutes after police received reports of shots being fired near Isaacs and Ash.
WALLA WALLA -- Police arrested Frank P. Tamayo, 27, for allegedly firing shots in the air from a moving vehicle today.
I like autumn in a general sort of way. The weather wanes cooler, and this is the harbinger of holiday food, the food of northern peoples, with an emphasis on heavy cream, chunks of meat and heavy, doughy breads.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner announced last week the jail will no longer hold people who have been arrested for certain misdemeanor crimes.
WALLA WALLA – More than two weeks after stealing a pair of saddles from a residence on Old Milton Highway, suspects unknown returned the tack to Alvino Mata and Vanessa Mele.
WALLA WALLA — Excessive speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the fatal rollover crash on Lower Dry Creek Road on Sunday evening, according to the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner told county commissioners during budget hearings Wednesday multiple programs could be at risk if he has to cut any more from his 2013 projected budget.
WAITSBURG — The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a string of burglaries in the Waitsburg and Walla Walla area in which thieves have absconded with tens of thousands of dollars of horse saddles and other tack.
Police arrested a 22-year-old College Place woman Wednesday after she allegedly took a CenturyLink work truck for a joyride from Walla Walla to Waitsburg.
WALLA WALLA – Police arrested a 22-year-old woman Wednesday after she allegedly took a Century Link work truck for a joyride from Walla Walla to Waitsburg.