The Daily Evergreen

Sheriffs arrest four Saturday in drug busts

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Whitman County Sheriff deputies arrested four people in two separate incidents for possession of controlled substances and prostitution Saturday. The first traffic stop occurred at about 9 p.m. Saturday when deputies pulled over 27-year-old Tyson Van Dinter of Spokane for speeding on State Route 195...

Car flips in crash on College Hill

Car flips in crash on College Hill

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Safety

A crash involving two vehicles near the intersection of Whitman and Kamiaken streets occurred around noon today. One of the vehicles flipped and suffered severe damage while the other drove off and remains unidentified. Witness accounts conflict, but WSU junior business major Diego Cisneros claims...

Sheriff’s Office seeks reserve officers

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office is looking for volunteers for their Reserve Deputy training program, which is scheduled to run from November through April. The program is good for anyone who wants to serve their community, said Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers. “We’ve had people who...

Cab service begins safety program aimed at students

Cab service begins safety program aimed at students

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2018


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

A new safety program targeted at students aims to help those who find themselves in uncomfortable or dangerous situations catch a taxi ride. College Cabs, a local taxi company in Pullman, initiated a soft-launch of the “Guardian Angel Program” on Aug. 16. The idea of the Angel program came...

String of vehicle prowls Friday night

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Several vehicle prowls were reported Friday evening on Fisk and Gary streets, Sunset Drive and Northeast Oak Street. The first report came from Fisk, and more were reported on nearby Gary Street about an hour after the first call. The officer request additional cases at neighboring addresses, and...

Homeless man steals weed wackers, leads police on high-speed chase

IAN SMAY, Evergreen Reporter

August 23, 2018


Filed under Crime, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community

Pullman Police arrested a man after he led officers of multiple departments on a high-speed chase through Pullman before being arrested outside of Palouse Wednesday afternoon. Officers arrested 37-year-old Shane Hagedorn, a homeless man whose last known address is listed in Spokane, after he ran from...

Man attempts to rob truck in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news reporter

August 21, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman Police arrested a man after he allegedly tried to steal a grain truck as it unloaded at a local elevator Saturday afternoon on State Street. A grain truck driver had pulled his semi-trailer into the elevator on State Street Saturday afternoon to unload his cargo when 24-year-old Anthony Henare...

County prosecutor seeks witnesses in high speed pursuit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 15, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Safety

Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy is asking for witnesses of a high speed chase that occurred north of Colfax on Tuesday to come forward. Washington State Patrol troopers chased 33-year-old Emory Reeves of Spokane Valley on a motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed from the north side of...

Police search for witness after biker crashes

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 15, 2018


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

Pullman Police are searching for a potential witness to a bicycle crash on Grand Avenue on Sunday morning. A 60-year-old man was biking down Center Street towards Grand Avenue when his brakes failed causing him to ride across Grand, Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. The man avoided any collisions...

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

Annual crime numbers down in Pullman

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 11, 2018


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

Pullman saw a drop in crime rates in 2017, according to a report given by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins to the Pullman Police Advisory Committee on Monday. Jenkins presented Pullman PD’s 2017 annual crime report, which contains numbers for various types of crimes committed in the department’s...

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

Valhalla receives one-week liquor license suspension

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 6, 2018


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

Valhalla Bar and Grill has received a one-week liquor license suspension from the Washington Liquor Control Board The suspension went into effect at 10 a.m. Friday and comes after Valhalla served alcohol to a minor for the second time in as many years, said WLCB Communications Director Brian Smith. Valhalla...

Pullman PD, Fire stress safety for Fourth of July

Pullman PD, Fire stress safety for Fourth of July

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 2, 2018


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

Emergency services in Pullman, including the Pullman Police and Fire departments, prepare every year for the emergency calls that accompany the public’s celebration of America’s independence. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said while the number of calls increases during the holiday, it still...

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