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Man attempts to rob truck in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news reporter

August 22, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman Police arrested a man after he allegedly tried to steal a grain truck as it unloaded at a local elevator Saturday afternoon on State Street. A grain truck driver had pulled his semi-trailer into the elevator on State Street Saturday afternoon to unload his cargo when 24-year-old Anthony Henare...

County prosecutor seeks witnesses in high speed pursuit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 15, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Safety

Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy is asking for witnesses of a high speed chase that occurred north of Colfax on Tuesday to come forward. Washington State Patrol troopers chased 33-year-old Emory Reeves of Spokane Valley on a motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed from the north side of...

Police search for witness after biker crashes

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 15, 2018


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

Pullman Police are searching for a potential witness to a bicycle crash on Grand Avenue on Sunday morning. A 60-year-old man was biking down Center Street towards Grand Avenue when his brakes failed causing him to ride across Grand, Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. The man avoided any collisions...

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018


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

Pullman saw a drop in crime rates in 2017, according to a report given by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins to the Pullman Police Advisory Committee on Monday. Jenkins presented Pullman PD’s 2017 annual crime report, which contains numbers for various types of crimes committed in the department’s...

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 6, 2018


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

Valhalla Bar and Grill has received a one-week liquor license suspension from the Washington Liquor Control Board The suspension went into effect at 10 a.m. Friday and comes after Valhalla served alcohol to a minor for the second time in as many years, said WLCB Communications Director Brian Smith. Valhalla...

Pullman PD, Fire stress safety for Fourth of July

Pullman PD, Fire stress safety for Fourth of July

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 3, 2018


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

Emergency services in Pullman, including the Pullman Police and Fire departments, prepare every year for the emergency calls that accompany the public’s celebration of America’s independence. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said while the number of calls increases during the holiday, it still...

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

Bicycle patrol offers police softer, stealthier approach

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


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

As the weather gets warmer and students begin to flood into town, Pullman Police Department bicycle patrol officers will be covering the College Hill area more often. Bicycles allow officers to maneuver through crowded and hidden places, but they also help law enforcement to connect with the community. “On...

Former Montana football player charged for assault on WSU track athlete

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 20, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Sports

The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office has charged a former University of Montana football player with second-degree assault after he allegedly beat a WSU track and field athlete last October. Justin Strong, a 22-year-old defensive back who just completed his final season with the Grizzlies, will...

Pullman schools focus on student safety

Pullman schools focus on student safety

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 14, 2018


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

Following a school shooting resulting in the death of 14 students and three faculty members in February at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the issue of school safety has once again been thrust into the spotlight of national discussion. Helped by the formation of various activist...

Deputies make multiple drug warrant arrests over weekend

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 11, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Whitman County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people over the weekend after serving two narcotics-related search warrants. Deputies received a tip claiming the driver of a vehicle was in possession of methamphetamine on Webb Street. The vehicle was then stopped around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, leading...

Pullman PD receives drone certification

Pullman PD receives drone certification

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Top-feature

The Federal Aviation Administration issued the Pullman Police Department a Certificate of Authorization for drones. The certification, which carries the full name of “Public Agency small Unmanned Aircraft System Certificate of Authorization,” allows the department to license their officers inst...

City reduces street vehicle storage limit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 1, 2018


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

The Pullman City Council reduced the number of days residents can store a vehicle on the street from seven days down to four at a meeting Tuesday. Anyone found in violation of the code will receive a fine of $25 and impoundment if the infraction occurs before July 1, while the fine increases to $45...

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