The Daily Evergreen

Woman arrested, admits selling pot at WSU concert

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Spokane woman for multiple charges relating to the possession and unlicensed distribution of marijuana. Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers said an officer arrested the 19-year-old woman Saturday night on U.S. Highway 195 in the northern part of Whitman Co...

Pullman Police recommend rape charge in 2016 case

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

The Pullman Police Department officially passed a recommendation of charges to the Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office last week stemming from an alleged rape at a WSU fraternity in 2016. The incident allegedly occurred on the weekend of Sept. 2, 2016 in the now-suspended Delta Upsilon Greek chapter hous...

Homeless shelter tries to move past arson

Homeless shelter tries to move past arson

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

January 7, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Showcase

Three weeks after an arson destroyed much of the men’s unit of the Sojourner’s Alliance homeless shelter, the organization is slowly rebuilding its ability to provide services found nowhere else on the Palouse. Director Steve Bonnar said that since the fire, the homeless shelter is operating its...

Drunk driver hits pedestrian

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

January 3, 2018


Filed under Crime, News

Police arrested and recommend charges against a Pullman resident who struck a pedestrian before fleeing the scene early New Year’s Day. Police arrested 25-year-old Alexander Welch around 2 a.m for driving with his lights off. Welch had earlier fled the scene of a hit-and-run after he struck a 53...

Phone scams hit Pullman, police say

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

December 27, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Fraudulent callers have demanded money from multiple Pullman residents in the last week, according to police reports. The callers, posing as Department of Education representatives, threatened to arrest Pullmanites, said Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant. “We had about six different people ca...

Police charge resident in Soujourner’s Alliance arson

Police charge resident in Soujourner’s Alliance arson

DANIEL DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

December 18, 2017


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

Moscow police officers and fire department volunteers responded early Monday morning to a fire at a homeless shelter. Fire investigators are currently looking into the incident and suspect arson. Flames leapt out of the living room window of the Sojourner’s Alliance office and housing unit around...

Police warn to lock belongings

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

Coming off a high number of car prowls in the late summer and early fall, Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant warned people to secure their valuables, before leaving for break. Tennant said most thefts result from leaving valuables visible in unlocked cars, breeding crimes of opportunity. While the...

Whitman County declines to charge USC player

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office declined to pursue charges against the University of Southern California football player who allegedly hit a student rushing the field after the Cougar upset of the Trojans in September. Whitman County Prosecuting Attorney Denis Tracy sent a letter Tuesday informin...

Teens plead not guilty in death of Pullman man

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community

Two teenagers pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of 18-year-old Timothy Reeves in July. Matthew McKetta, 18, and Keagan Tennant, 17, face multiple felony charges in Latah County related to Reeves’ death. The death resulted from Tennant and Reeves allegedly playing a Russian-roulette style game while campi...

Possibility of gang violence investigated

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2017


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

The Pullman Police Department is investigating the possibility that Halloween weekend’s shooting on Duncan Lane was gang-related. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the department is working with several other western Washington agencies on the investigation. Although they are looking into...

Former ice cream shop owner sentenced with sexual assault

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

Dennis Cox, 59, former owner of Baskin-Robbins in Pullman, pled guilty to three charges of child sexual assault Friday. Cox was charged in July for child rape and molestation after the victim reported sexual abuse at Baskin-Robbins, his home and his cabin to the Pullman Police, the Evergreen previously...

Police recommend felony charges for USC player

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

WSU Police Department officially recommended that a USC football player who allegedly attacked a fan storming the field be charged with a felony. The recommendation for a second-degree assault charge against USC lineman Liam Jimmons, who was caught on video hitting a student as they rushed the field....

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