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Counterfeit dollar bills found in Pullman

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

January 10, 2019

Several cases of counterfeited dollar bills currently circulate the Pullman area, said Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant. There have been six cases of $20, $50 and $100 bills reported as counterfeit in the last three months, he said. Only one bill was included in each case. “This is not a wide...

Student sentenced for rape

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019

Antonio Abonza, a WSU student, was sentenced to one year in confinement on Wednesday for the rape of a woman in her Pullman apartment on April 14. Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey sentenced the 23-year-old after a conviction of 3rd degree felony rape by a jury last month. He will also ...

WSU student convicted of rape by jury

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen assistant news editor

December 20, 2018

A jury found a 23-year-old WSU student guilty of third-degree rape after deliberating for an hour at the Whitman County Superior Court on Monday. Antonio Abonza was found guilty of a rape which occurred on April 14, according to a Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office press release. Evidence p...

Pullman PD officer charged with custodial sexual misconduct resigns

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 29, 2018

Dan Hargraves, the Pullman Police Department sergeant facing a charge of custodial sexual misconduct in the first degree, resigned from the department Monday. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins announced Hargraves’ resignation in a news release Thursday. Jenkins also said in the release that Hargraves...

Robinson found guilty of assault charges

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018

A Whitman County Superior Court jury found Demetrius Robinson guilty of two assault charges after over an hour of deliberation Tuesday. Robinson faced one count each of fourth and second degree assault stemming from a July 8 incident at a Pullman apartment complex, according to a press release from...

Pullman PD releases video of Broughton arrest

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018

The Pullman Police Department has released footage from an officer-worn body camera and surveillance cameras showing the arrest of former WSU cornerback Treshon Broughton at Bob’s Corner Market on Feb. 18, 2017 that has led to a civil suit against the department. The footage, which was originally obtain...

Students protest police sergeant

Isabell Wyll, senior social science major, protests the release of Sgt. Dan Hargraves on Thursday on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall. Hargraves was arrested for first degree custodial sexual misconduct on Oct. 30.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018

A student-led protest against the release of Pullman Police Department Sgt. Dan Hargraves, who was charged with first-degree custodial sexual misconduct involving a female WSU student, took place Thursday on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall. “The police have nothing to do with court decisions and...

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

Lauren McCluskey, a former Pullman High School student and track athlete, was murdered by 37-year-old Melvin Rowland, who she was formerly in a relationship with.

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

Cougar fans pile in and wait for ESPN's College GameDay to start Saturday by Martin Stadium. Pullman and WSU police reported more alcohol-related incidents than usual, but nothing overly extreme.

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...

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