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Man arrested for assault on A Street

From staff reports

January 21, 2014

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...

Electronics stolen from residence on Northeast Kamiaken Street

From staff reports

January 21, 2014

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

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...

Charges not filed against suspects of Warner assault

From staff reports

January 17, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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...

No breaks for security

No breaks for security

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

December 2, 2013

While WSU students take a break from the everyday hustle in Pullman, city police and fire emergency services remain on alert.Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said an around-the-clock police force ensures the safety of the Pullman community despite the thousands of students and local residents who tr...

Pullman Police warn traveling residents about burglary ring

Chad Sokol | Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2013

Individuals associated with a burglary ring might have returned to Pullman yesterday, according to the Pullman Police Department.Chief Gary Jenkins issued an alert yesterday urging Pullman residents to take precautions as school breaks provide “attractive opportunities for criminals.”Initial report...

Moscow Police investigate suspicious fire

Leilani Leach | Evergreen reporter

November 21, 2013

A structure fire damaged the parole office in Moscow, Idaho, Thursday, Nov. 21.The building was unoccupied at the time, and investigators are treating the fire as suspicious, Moscow Police Chief David Duke said.He said major damage was done to the west side of the building where the fire began, but th...

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