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Pullman residents voice concerns about safety

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins addressed concerns from community members about the death of Lauren McCluskey last night at the Police Advisory Committee meeting. Lauren McCluskey was a 21-year-old Pullman native murdered in October while attending the University of Utah. McCluskey expressed concerns fo...

Police, former WSU student settle for $500,000

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News

A former WSU student who alleged that two Pullman police officers used excessive force while taking him into protective custody in 2016 has accepted a $500,000 settlement from several Pullman police officers. According to the lawsuit, Kyle North, who is diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, entered...

Counterfeit dollar bills found in Pullman

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

January 10, 2019


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

Several cases of counterfeited dollar bills currently circulate the Pullman area, said Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant. There have been six cases of $20, $50 and $100 bills reported as counterfeit in the last three months, he said. Only one bill was included in each case. “This is not a wide...

Student sentenced for rape

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Safety

Antonio Abonza, a WSU student, was sentenced to one year in confinement on Wednesday for the rape of a woman in her Pullman apartment on April 14. Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey sentenced the 23-year-old after a conviction of 3rd degree felony rape by a jury last month. He will also ...

WSU student convicted of rape by jury

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen assistant news editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

A jury found a 23-year-old WSU student guilty of third-degree rape after deliberating for an hour at the Whitman County Superior Court on Monday. Antonio Abonza was found guilty of a rape which occurred on April 14, according to a Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office press release. Evidence p...

Pullman PD officer charged with custodial sexual misconduct resigns

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Dan Hargraves, the Pullman Police Department sergeant facing a charge of custodial sexual misconduct in the first degree, resigned from the department Monday. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins announced Hargraves’ resignation in a news release Thursday. Jenkins also said in the release that Hargraves...

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...

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