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Robinson found guilty of assault charges

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

A Whitman County Superior Court jury found Demetrius Robinson guilty of two assault charges after over an hour of deliberation Tuesday. Robinson faced one count each of fourth and second degree assault stemming from a July 8 incident at a Pullman apartment complex, according to a press release from...

Pullman PD releases video of Broughton arrest

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Pullman Community, Sports

The Pullman Police Department has released footage from an officer-worn body camera and surveillance cameras showing the arrest of former WSU cornerback Treshon Broughton at Bob’s Corner Market on Feb. 18, 2017 that has led to a civil suit against the department. The footage, which was originally obtain...

Students protest police sergeant

Students protest police sergeant

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A student-led protest against the release of Pullman Police Department Sgt. Dan Hargraves, who was charged with first-degree custodial sexual misconduct involving a female WSU student, took place Thursday on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall. “The police have nothing to do with court decisions and...

WSU athlete faces gross misdemeanor charge

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Pullman Community, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU redshirt junior defensive lineman Hunter Mattox faces a charge of third degree malicious mischief domestic violence following an alleged incident in October involving his girlfriend. The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office filed the charge against 21-year-old Mattox on Oct. 17, said Tessa Scholl,...

Former football player sues Pullman PD

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A former WSU football player has sued the Pullman Police Department, the City of Pullman and two individual officers for the use of excessive force and false reporting stemming from a February 2017 incident at Bob’s Corner Market. Treshon Broughton claims his Fourth and 14th Amendment rights, as...

Pullman PD sergeant arrested for sexual misconduct

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

The Washington State Patrol arrested Pullman Police Sgt. Jerry Daniel “Dan” Hargraves on Tuesday morning on a charge of custodial sexual misconduct in the first degree following an April incident involving a female WSU student. Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy said in a news release Tuesd...

Former Pullman High School athlete murdered in Salt Lake City

Former Pullman High School athlete murdered in Salt Lake City

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Lauren McCluskey, a former Pullman High School track star and student-athlete at University of Utah, was found shot dead Monday night in a car near Utah campus residence halls. Authorities later found the suspect, 37-year-old Melvin Rowland, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Trinity...

Service calls increased for Pullman on game day

Service calls increased for Pullman on game day

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Crime, News

The Pullman Police Department responded to about 180 calls between Friday and Sunday morning, including multiple furniture fires in celebration after Cougar football beat University of Oregon on Saturday in Martin Stadium. Pullman saw an influx of people as College GameDay set up shop for its show...

Several couch fires reported after football game victory

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

After a bustling football weekend at WSU, Pullman Police Department experienced an uptick in game-related crimes including multiple couch burnings, fireworks, noise complaints, alcohol-related infractions and reports of unconscious people. Six fires were reported Saturday night starting around 8 p.m....

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As College GameDay’s broadcast approaches, Pullman first responders are preparing for what is set to be a big weekend for Pullman. “We’re not doing a whole lot different,” Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said. “Our motto is be prepared for anything.” Heston said this weekend is high...

Myers enters insanity plea in Airport Road murder case

Myers enters insanity plea in Airport Road murder case

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Showcase

Ashley Myers, the woman accused of killing 55-year-old Kenneth Allen of Coeur d’Alene on Airport Road outside of Colfax in September, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday. Myers also pleaded not guilty to a charge of possession of methamphetamine, Whitman...

Football player pleads guilty to ‘baby DUI’

Football player pleads guilty to ‘baby DUI’

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU freshman wide receiver Rodrick Fisher pleaded guilty Thursday to a "baby DUI." On Aug. 24, Fisher was arrested and charged with a "baby DUI". A "baby DUI" is when a driver under 21 tests positive for alcohol. For a basic misdemeanor like this, the maximum penalty is up to a $1,000 fine and...

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