The Daily Evergreen

Police search for missing link among stolen items

From staff reports

April 15, 2014

About fourteen model train engines, each valued at approximately $200, are missing from a Pullman storage unit after a burglary that occurred sometime in the past few weeks.Meanwhile, officials from the Asotin County Sheriff’s Office are investigating how an envelope of pictures, presumably from the sam...

Woman arrested for assault in mom-related bar fight

From staff reports

April 14, 2014

PULLMAN—A woman was arrested Saturday night after she admitted to having punched another woman, chipping her tooth and causing her to bleed.Pullman police charged Bailey Carlson, 22, with fourth-degree assault. Carlson told officers she retaliated when the victim, a 26-year-old Pullman woman, push...

Drunk driver arrested after causing accident, power outage

These updates were posted to the Evergreen Facebook page during the incident. Avista Utilities, the company that supplies power to all of Pullman, directed its Twitter followers to our page for updates. The complete story ran in the paper the next day.

CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2014

PULLMAN — Almost 45 minutes after a drunk driver sent his truck careening over a hill last night, a man remained trapped inside while workers removed the power lines that entangled the twisted metal.He had been driving south on Grand Avenue, toward downtown Pullman, when he noticed a vehicle speeding in the opposite...

Police search for serial tire-slasher

From staff reports

April 7, 2014

About nine vehicles with slashed tires were reported to the Pullman and WSU police departments Saturday night near the Coffee House Apartments at 1000 SE Latah St.Many of the vehicles were located between the apartments and Spokane Street on the WSU campus.One witness saw a group of people near the a...

Police urge residents to ignore scam phone call

From staff reports

March 27, 2014

A scam phone call requesting money on behalf of the IRS was reported yesterday to the WSU Police Department.The male caller stated there was a mistake in one's tax refunds in past years and money was owed to the IRS, according to a post on the department's Facebook page. The caller requests that money be ...

Spring break in Pullman: quiet, but not too quiet

From staff reports

March 25, 2014

Pullman police responded to a series of incidents during spring break that included a fire, burglaries and reports of mailbox tossing.“Call volume was down to about half over break, which is nice,” Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said.Two men were arrested March 18 after they allegedly ripped aluminum mailbox...

WSU cornerback arrested again

From staff reports

March 12, 2014

WSU cornerback Daquawn Brown was arrested for the second time in a 30-day period after he allegedly assaulted a man and woman during an argument at a charity dancing event March 1 in the CUB.Police and paramedics responded on the night of the WSU Dance-A-Thon to the report of an injured person. The woman suffere...

WSU football player arrested for grocery theft

From staff reports

March 10, 2014

WSU defensive tackle Austin Brown was arrested Friday night for stealing a cart of merchandise from the Walmart on Bishop Boulevard.Walmart reported the incident shortly after it occurred. Surveillance footage revealed Brown leaving the store after neglecting to pay for the goods, which were valued at $...

Woman arrested for assault on her mother

From staff reports

March 10, 2014

A 29-year-old Pullman woman was arrested Thursday afternoon after she allegedly bit and strangled her 51-year-old mother on Northwood Drive.Kristen C. Beck was charged with second-degree assault, unlawful imprisonment and interference with reporting domestic violence. Police were alerted to her mother...

Man arrested by SWAT aided by Chief Joseph resident


March 6, 2014

The two men arrested in the standoff ended by Whitman County SWAT yesterday morning were apprehended in different locations at the complex.According to Assistant Chief Steve Hansen, WSU police tried to pull over a car that was speeding. The driver, a 17-year-old, fled into Chief Joseph Village univer...

SWAT end standoff at Chief Joseph Village

BY MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2014

Whitman County SWAT provided assistance to end a standoff in Chief Joseph Village university housing early Tuesday morning.WSU Police Department Assistant Chief Steve Hansen said WSU police tried to pull over a car that was speeding. The driver pulled into Chief Joseph, and then the suspects got out of t...

Former administrator sentenced 20 months for child molestation

From staff reports

March 3, 2014

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...

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