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WSU athlete faces gross misdemeanor charge

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018

WSU redshirt junior defensive lineman Hunter Mattox faces a charge of third degree malicious mischief domestic violence following an alleged incident in October involving his girlfriend. The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office filed the charge against 21-year-old Mattox on Oct. 17, said Tessa Scholl,...

Former football player sues Pullman PD

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018

A former WSU football player has sued the Pullman Police Department, the City of Pullman and two individual officers for the use of excessive force and false reporting stemming from a February 2017 incident at Bob’s Corner Market. Treshon Broughton claims his Fourth and 14th Amendment rights, as...

Pullman PD sergeant arrested for sexual misconduct

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018

The Washington State Patrol arrested Pullman Police Sgt. Jerry Daniel “Dan” Hargraves on Tuesday morning on a charge of custodial sexual misconduct in the first degree following an April incident involving a female WSU student. Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy said in a news release Tuesd...

Former Pullman High School athlete murdered in Salt Lake City

Former Pullman High School athlete murdered in Salt Lake City

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

October 23, 2018

Lauren McCluskey, a former Pullman High School track star and student-athlete at University of Utah, was found shot dead Monday night in a car near Utah campus residence halls. Authorities later found the suspect, 37-year-old Melvin Rowland, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Trinity...

Service calls increased for Pullman on game day

Service calls increased for Pullman on game day

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2018

The Pullman Police Department responded to about 180 calls between Friday and Sunday morning, including multiple furniture fires in celebration after Cougar football beat University of Oregon on Saturday in Martin Stadium. Pullman saw an influx of people as College GameDay set up shop for its show...

Several couch fires reported after football game victory

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

October 22, 2018

After a bustling football weekend at WSU, Pullman Police Department experienced an uptick in game-related crimes including multiple couch burnings, fireworks, noise complaints, alcohol-related infractions and reports of unconscious people. Six fires were reported Saturday night starting around 8 p.m....

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

Pullman responders brace for GameDay festivities

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2018

As College GameDay’s broadcast approaches, Pullman first responders are preparing for what is set to be a big weekend for Pullman. “We’re not doing a whole lot different,” Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said. “Our motto is be prepared for anything.” Heston said this weekend is high...

Myers enters insanity plea in Airport Road murder case

Myers enters insanity plea in Airport Road murder case

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2018

Ashley Myers, the woman accused of killing 55-year-old Kenneth Allen of Coeur d’Alene on Airport Road outside of Colfax in September, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday. Myers also pleaded not guilty to a charge of possession of methamphetamine, Whitman...

Football player pleads guilty to ‘baby DUI’

Football player pleads guilty to ‘baby DUI’

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2018

WSU freshman wide receiver Rodrick Fisher pleaded guilty Thursday to a "baby DUI." On Aug. 24, Fisher was arrested and charged with a "baby DUI". A "baby DUI" is when a driver under 21 tests positive for alcohol. For a basic misdemeanor like this, the maximum penalty is up to a $1,000 fine and...

Accused CAC thief faces felony charge

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2018

Broderick Cobbs faces a charge of second degree theft for allegedly stealing money from Pullman’s Community Action Center. Cobbs will face up to 60 days in jail if found guilty, Merritt Decker, Whitman County senior deputy prosecutor, said. He also said Cobbs stole at least hundreds of dollars...

Myers to be charged with first degree murder in Airport Road shooting

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 5, 2018

Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy plans to charge 30-year-old Ashley Myers with first degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Kenneth Allen of Coeur d’Alene near Colfax last Friday evening. If convicted of murder and an additional planned charge of possession of methamphetamine,...

Judge sets Myers’ bail at $1 million in first appearance

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2018

Judge Gary Libey of the Whitman County Superior Court has set 30-year-old Ashley Myers’ bail at $1 million following her arrest last weekend in relation to the killing of 55-year-old Coeur d'Alene man Kenneth Allen near Colfax. Merritt Decker, Whitman County senior deputy prosecutor, said they...

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