The Daily Evergreen

Deputies arrest three after chase

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018


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

Whitman County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people from Spokane after a high-speed chase Saturday morning. An officer from the Palouse Police Department was assisting with a traffic emphasis when they noticed a truck matching the description of a 1996 Ford Ranger stolen from Kendrick, Idaho...

Woman reportedly hit on Terre View Drive

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 30, 2018


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

Emergency services are responding to reports of a collision with injuries between a bicyclist and a vehicle on Terre View Drive near Campus Commons North at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Pullman Police received a call from an individual who said their boyfriend had hit a person on a bike while...

Whitman County Sheriff’s K-9 passes away

Whitman County Sheriff’s K-9 passes away

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 8, 2018


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

Whitman County Sheriff's Office announced the death of their narcotics dog Unix over the weekend. Veterinarians diagnosed the 9-year-old German Shepherd with an aggressive form of cancer during a check-up the previous week, Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers said. Unix died suddenly in his sleep overnight...

Student sues for handling of racist incidents

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Administration, Crime, Greek, News

A student has filed a lawsuit in federal court against WSU for its handling of an alleged racial incident at a fraternity in February 2015. Dominique Stewart, a then-18-year-old African-American student at WSU, attended a party at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity on Feb. 21, 2015, when a member of the ...

Seattle man stabbed at Willow Place Apartments over weekend

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

An unknown suspect allegedly stabbed a 19-year-old Seattle man, who is not a WSU student, in the chest during a confrontation Friday night at the Willow Place Apartments. Pullman Police received two calls just before 8 p.m. Friday night, Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. One call came from some...

Two officers suspended after an alleged assault of WSU student

Two officers suspended after an alleged assault of WSU student

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2018


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

Both Pullman and WSU police departments placed one of their sergeants on administrative leave after a WSU student claimed an officer sexually assaulted her. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant and WSU Assistant Chief of Police Steve Hansen both confirmed their departments had placed a sergeant on administrative...

Student faces attempted rape, extortion charges

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

WSU Police arrested a student late Sunday for attempted rape and extortion, according to WSU Police and the Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office. Police arrested 24-year-old Urijah Willis just before midnight on Sunday after a woman, who is also a WSU student, claimed he had threatened to post personal...

WSU employee arrested on child pornography charges

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen asst. news editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, WSU Pullman campus

Pullman police arrested a WSU employee for child pornography charges on campus Friday morning. The employee, Robert Marshall Long, 56, who works as a research technician in the Institute of Biological Chemistry on campus, was arrested in his office in Clark Hall, according to a Pullman Police Department...

Sheriff arrests two in Albion for meth

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Crime, News

The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office arrested two 59-year-olds, one man and one woman, for possession of methamphetamines in Albion early Sunday morning. While working on a separate case in Albion on Saturday, deputies received information that two individuals possessed meth in their home, Whitman...

Judge sentences Pullman teen to 25 years

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Crime, News

A Latah County District Court judge sentenced 17-year-old Keagan Tennant to the maximum sentence of 25 years in prison Thursday for the shooting death of a Pullman teen last summer. Judge John Stegner sentenced Tennant, Latah County Prosecutor Bill Thompson said. Tennant must serve at least five years ...

Former RA pleads guilty to bomb threats

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Crime, News

The former WSU resident adviser who made multiple bomb threats in Stimson residence hall pleaded guilty in Whitman County Superior Court last Thursday. Jose Tecuatl, 18, pleaded guilty to a single charge. When he accepted the plea deal, prosecutors dropped two additional charges, KXLY reported. Tecuatl...

Athlete sues over lost scholarship

Athlete sues over lost scholarship

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Administration, Crime, News, Top-feature

Former WSU football player Zaire Webb sued Head Coach Mike Leach, the university and three administrators over his dismissal from the team in October of last year. Webb filed the lawsuit March 2 with the Whitman County Superior Court. The suit names WSU, Leach, Senior Financial Aid Adviser Andrew...

No P.R. No B.S. No Retreat. Watchdogs since 1895
Crime