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Former administrator sentenced 20 months for child molestation

From staff reports

March 3, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

COLFAX – A former WSU administrator received a 20-month prison sentence last week in Whitman County Superior Court.Judson Preece, 49, of Pullman, was arrested last August after he admitted to police he inappropriately touched and kissed a 13-year-old girl. A second victim less than 12 years old reported...

Man arrives at hospital wth broken face, blames attacker

From staff reports

February 25, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A man arrived at Pullman Regional Hospital Sunday evening saying the fractures on his facial bones were the result of an attack at the corner of California and B Streets.Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the man reported he was walking in the area when the occupants of a vehicle began to haras...

Camera smasher doesn’t play well with others

From staff reports

February 25, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

A Pullman woman was arrested yesterday after she allegedly trespassed on her neighbors' property and smashed a surveillance camera they installed to keep an eye on her.Tara L. Line, 27, was arrested for second-degree criminal trespassing and third-degree malicious mischief at about 1 a.m. after her n...

Playstation, telephones stolen from Spaulding Street residence

From staff reports

February 25, 2014


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Police responded to a report of a burglary Sunday night on the 300 block of Northeast Spaulding Street.Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the burglar or burglars most likely entered through an unlocked door.Missing from the residence were two telephones, a Playstation console, and a copy of Call ...

Two men arrested for trafficking meth

From staff reports

February 24, 2014


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A year-long drug trafficking investigation resulted in the arrest of two men in Clarkston Thursday afternoon.Detectives from the Quad Cities Drug Task Force observed Rigoberto G. Sanchez, 31, and his uncle, Jose A. Rivera, 35, exchange nearly a pound of methamphetamine for $9,000 in cash.The detecti...

Pullman Police warns citizens of scamming IRS calls

From staff reports

February 12, 2014


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Victims receiving suspicious phone calls from people claiming to be IRS investigators have led to multiple reports of attempted fraud, according to the Pullman Police Department.Scammers often use many tricks to get information out of their victims, according to the Pullman PD press release.The callers “u...

About $260, a lamp missing from Lamont Drive residence

From staff reports

February 11, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Police responded to a burglary Sunday at the home of a 69-year-old woman.The incident took place shortly after 9 a.m. on the 2200 block of Northwest Lamont Drive.Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the woman’s 39-year-old daughter arrived at the house asking for a lamp and was given permission...

WSU wide receiver arrested for assault

From staff reports

February 10, 2014


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Police arrested WSU sophomore wide receiver Gabriel Marks early Saturday morning after he was accused of punching the assistant manager of a bar on Adams Mall.Marks was reported to have been highly intoxicated and acting belligerently at 600 Northeast Colorado St., where he was engaged in a dispute w...

Woman wants to drive, assaults friend

From staff reports

February 4, 2014


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A 23-year-old woman was arrested Sunday night for assaulting a friend who tried to stop her from driving drunk.Kelsey M. Hoidysz was arrested for fourth-degree assault around midnight outside a residence on Northeast Terre View Drive.Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said Hoidysz was intoxicated and try...

Stubborn bar patron calms down under restraint

From staff reports

February 4, 2014


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A man was charged with criminal trespassing and malicious mischief Sunday night after drunkenly refusing to leave a bar on College Hill, breaking a camera, and spending several hours restrained in a chair, Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said.John C. Nixon, 22, was arrested for first-degree crimina...

Cars trade face paint in Summerhill parking lot

From staff reports

February 4, 2014


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Police responded to a head-on collision Monday night in the parking lot of the Summerhill apartments on Northeast Merman Drive.The incident occurred at about 10:45 p.m. when a 2008 Toyota Yaris was traveling too fast and hit a 2005 Chevy Colorado traveling in the opposite direction.Pullman Police Cmdr....

Preece enters guilty plea

From staff reports

January 30, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

COLFAX – A former WSU administrator accused of child molestation has entered into a plea agreement with prosecutors.Jud Preece pleaded guilty Jan. 24 in Whitman County Superior Court to second-degree child molestation. Prosecutors dropped a count of first-degree child molestation in return for the...

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