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Shots fired on College Hill; no investigation

From staff reports

September 2, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Residents and party-goers heard gunshots early Sunday morning at the Boulder Creek Apartments on College Hill.Pullman Police Sgt. Dan Dornes said officers responded to a fight at the apartment complex, which disbursed before they arrived. Residents said they heard gunshots, and police recovered a 32-cal...

Suspect in winery break-in flipped truck, layed in highway

From staff reports

August 26, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

PULLMAN – A man who allegedly broke into the Wawawai Canyon Winery early Monday morning told law enforcement he was responsible for two previous break-ins. The incident marked his third encounter with law enforcement over the weekend.Jedidiah Adams, 25, of Pullman was found outside his residence about a h...

Man arrested after break-in, defecation at College Hill apartment

From staff reports

August 26, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

PULLMAN – A half-naked man was arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly broke into a College Hill apartment, assaulted several people and defecated in the residence.The suspect, later identified as Levi B. Gentry, 23, was seen in the Churchill Downs area, allegedly not wearing pants and han...

Three arrested for drugs in Colfax store parking lot

From staff reports

August 12, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

COLFAX – Three people were arrested Tuesday morning after detectives saw them with heroin paraphernalia in the parking lot of a downtown grocery store.Upon making contact, the detectives from the Quad Cities Drug Task Force found each suspect was already wanted on at least one out-of-county misdemeanor ...

Man pleads guilty to child rape in Pullman

From staff reports

July 28, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A former Pullman man accused of child rape has pleaded guilty in Whitman County Superior Court.Richard Devaney, 41, was deemed fit for trial in May after undergoing a mental evaluation at Eastern State Hospital in Medical Lake.Devaney was charged with first- and second-degree child rape for alleged sexual ...

Local DUI number down from last year

From staff reports

July 28, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Local law enforcement stopped eight people suspected of driving under the influence during heightened patrols earlier this month – notably fewer than the 19 who were stopped last year during the same period.The annual Summertime DUI Emphasis campaign took place this year from July 1 to July 13. The patrols...

SCAM ALERT: Unlicensed magazine peddlers frequenting Pullman

From staff reports

July 15, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Unlicensed magazine peddlers have been soliciting throughout Pullman lately, and they might attempt to defraud potential customers.The solicitors are described as males and females in their late teens and early 20s. They operate door-to-door and claim to represent “Lifestyles Success, Inc.” – a...

Kitten found in hot car, euthanized; police arrest owner

From staff reports

July 14, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A man was arrested Saturday evening for allegedly leaving three animals in his truck – a circumstance that resulted in the death of kitten.Marvin H. Mead, 47, was identified as the owner of the truck and charged with second-degree animal cruelty, a gross misdemeanor.The kitten was found barely breat...

Pullman police arrest cat burglar after break-in

From staff reports

July 11, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Police responded Thursday morning to the report of a break-in at 1340 Old Moscow Road, where they apprehended a cat burglar.The 17-year-old boy, who had broken a window to get inside the Whitman County Humane Society shelter, was attempting to steal a cat.The incident took place around 8:30 a.m., when th...

Assault charge dropped for WSU wide receiver; 18 months probation

From staff reports

July 11, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

WSU wide receiver Gabe Marks is on probation for 18 months after pleading guilty to charges of trespassing and frequenting a tavern as a minor.The 19-year-old junior was arrested in February after he allegedly punched the assistant manager of a College Hill bar. A charge of misdemeanor assault was dropped...

Pasco man gets life sentence for rape of two women

From staff reports

July 10, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A Pasco man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday morning for the rape of two local women.David Margerison, 30, is convicted of raping one woman near the Snake River in Whitman County and a 16-year-old Clarkston girl in Asotin County. Margerison was charged with first- and second-degree rape in Wh...

Spokane man arrested for driving wrong way in stolen minivan

From staff reports

July 9, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A man was arrested Tuesday evening after he was allegedly caught driving a stolen minivan in the wrong direction on Maiden Lane.A Pullman police officer pulled over Gary S. Walters, 47, of Spokane around 9 p.m. after identifying the vehicle as one stolen earlier that evening.The 2005 Chevy Venture w...

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