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Unprovoked assault near Grand Avenue sends man to hospital

From staff reports

January 27, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A 22-year-old male reported an assault from Pullman Regional Hospital near 4 a.m. Saturday. He said the assault was random and unprovoked.He suffered a laceration above his right eye and reported being intoxicated at the time of the assault. Pullman Police Sgt. Dan Dornes said he was unable to give detail to ...

Arrest made in blow dart investigation

From staff reports

January 23, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Police made an arrest yesterday in connection with two blow dart assaults that occurred Jan. 12 in Pullman.Joseph B. Gillies, 18, of Tacoma, was arrested for third-degree assault in Ellensburg, Wash., after detectives from the Pullman Police Department learned of three similar blow dart assault cases under i...

Electronics stolen from residence on Northeast Kamiaken Street

From staff reports

January 21, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

An iPhone, Xbox 360 and several games are missing from a residence on Northeast Kamiaken Street after a burglary that occurred Friday.Police responded at about 3:20 a.m., minutes after the incident took place.Detective Scott Kirk said the burglar entered through an unlocked door.Police are investigating the incident and ...

Police identify car, suspect in blow dart shootings

From staff reports

January 21, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

The Pullman Police Department confirmed Monday it has identified a suspect in its investigation into two blow dart shootings which occurred last week.Police successfully tracked a black sedan that was spotted in surveillance images.No arrests have been made, but Kirk said the incidents are under “activ...

Guitars missing after church burglary

From staff reports

January 21, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Police responded at about 9:30 a.m. Sunday to a report of a burglary at the Concordia Lutheran Church on Northeast Orchard Drive.Pullman Police Detective Scott Kirk said two guitars were reported missing from inside a locked office in the building, which showed signs of forced entry.Kirk said the in...

Man arrested for assault on A Street

From staff reports

January 21, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Police responded at about 12:40 a.m. Friday to a report of an assault near the intersection of A Street and California Street.Alexander A. Birkland, 21, was arrested for second-degree assault, a class B felony, after police determined he had punched another man, causing head injuries.Paramedics treated the...

Charges not filed against suspects of Warner assault

From staff reports

January 17, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Charges will not be filed against the five suspects arrested for various charges in connection with the March 30 assault on WSU instructor David Warner, according to a press release issued Friday by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins.The announcement came nearly seven weeks after the Pullman Police Dep...

Pullman high school student arrested for gun threat

From staff reports

January 17, 2014


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

A Pullman High School student was arrested and expelled Tuesday evening after threatening to bring a gun to school.The 14-year-old student was arrested on charges of felony harassment after making threats on the bus heading home Tuesday afternoon.Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said Pullman police beg...

Pullman Police search for blow dart assailant

Pullman Police search for blow dart assailant

From staff reports

January 16, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Pullman Police have received a report of a second blow dart assault. The incident occurred Sunday on Bishop Boulevard near Sweet Mutiny.The victim, a 20-year-old Pullman male, was walking with his girlfriend around 9:30 p.m. when he felt something sting between his shoulder blades. It was a blow dart, w...

Woman shot at Monroe and Colorado; Weapon? Blowdart

From Staff Reports

January 14, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A 20-year-old Pullman woman was struck by a blow dart Sunday at the corner of Colorado Street and Monroe Street.Sophomore marketing major Ashley Sturza was walking home with her friend when the incident occurred."We were standing across the street, waiting for cars to pass by, and suddenly I felt th...

Whitman County deputies recover more than $40,000 in stolen property

From Staff Reports

December 31, 2013


Filed under Crime

COLFAX—Deputies from the Whitman County Sheriff's Office made two arrests early Saturday morning in connection with a rash of burglaries and break-ins that occurred over the past several months in northern Whitman County.Kenneth L. Himes, 34, was arrested at his home in Tekoa, Wash. for direct involv...

Armed robber posts bond

From Staff Reports

December 20, 2013


Filed under Crime

Daraaraa Waqo, one of the men arrested for robbing a woman at gunpoint in her Pullman home, posted a $50,000 bond yesterday, said Whitman County Undersheriff Ron Rockness. Waqo, 22, and a 17-year-old male were arrested in November for first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary. Waqo pleaded innocent the next day in a P...

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