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Research assistant charged for Halloween assault

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

A WSU student and research assistant in the Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering allegedly assaulted a woman at a bar Tuesday night. Pullman Police arrested Ahmed Yousef Ali Ben-Sahil after allegedly grabbing a woman’s crotch at Stubblefield’s Bar Tuesday night. The woman...

Athlete assault investigation continues

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Crime, News, WSU Pullman campus

Pullman Police continue to investigate a University of Montana football player who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a WSU track and field athlete, causing him to be hospitalized in the early morning of Oct. 21. According to a police report, track and field thrower Bradley “Wyatt” Meyring,...

Two assaults reported during Halloweekend

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

Halloween weekend saw an influx of people in Pullman, and an increase in activity followed for the Pullman Police Department. While police did have to respond to a number of calls, they did not have to deal with as many issues as expected over Halloweekend, Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said...

College Hill shooting victims released from hospital

College Hill shooting victims released from hospital

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Crime, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The blood stains on the pavement are easy to miss. A person might walk right by it and not notice, likely distracted by the swarm of small bugs gathering in the air. Early Sunday morning, gunshots rang out on Duncan Lane, two houses from where partygoers were enjoying themselves. The bullets, which...

Two injured in shooting on Duncan Lane

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

A suspect is at large after a shooting at a party near campus that resulted in two non-life threatening injuries early Sunday morning, according to a Pullman Police Department news release. At about 1:45 a.m., Pullman Police officers heard two gunshots on Duncan Lane as they were responding to a...

Shooting reported near campus

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Crime, News

A shooting was reported early Sunday morning near campus. WSU alert sent out texts and calls informing students and community of a shooting on Duncan Lane just before 3 a.m. Sunday morning. An update provided information that the injuries sustained are non-life threatening. According to the WSU...

Sexual assault exam kits backlogged statewide

Sexual assault exam kits backlogged statewide

KELSEY JONES, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2017


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

Seven small boxes sit in storage at the Pullman Police Department. Each of the boxes contains evidence from a sexual forensic examination kit collected at the hospital when seven people came in and reported they had been sexually assaulted. These boxes are several of thousands of kits across the state...

WSU network connection disrupted last week

JESSICA ZHOU, Assistant news editor

October 22, 2017


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

A severe network disruption, believed to have been caused by malicious attacks, took place between 1:30 and 4:24 p.m. Tuesday and 1:18 to 2:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, according to a WSU Information Technology Services news release. This resulted in "severe degradation of WSU’s ability to send...

WSU Spokane research developed police bias training

WSU Spokane research developed police bias training

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


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

Researchers at WSU Spokane have developed a training program to find and combat bias in police forces. The research, led by Lois James of the WSU College of Nursing, resulted in a training program for police departments called “CBT Sim,” which stands for “Counter Bias Training Simulation.” “It...

Two arrested for drug possession, shoplifting at Walmart

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Pullman Police arrested two men for drug possession and theft early Thursday morning at Walmart. Police arrested 30-year-old Devron Parrish and 35-year-old Taylor Contos after they reportedly shoplifted merchandise from the store. While apprehending the pair, police found methamphetamine and heroin...

Fake ID attempts at Dissmore’s

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Pullman Police responded to three fake identification incidents Friday, two of which occurred at Dissmore’s. The first incident happened when an 18-year-old woman attempted to use a fake ID to purchase alcohol, said Penni Reavis, Pullman Police Support Services manager. The second incident of...

WSU freshman football players dismissed for alleged shoplifting

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

October 6, 2017


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

WSU football players Zaire Webb and Anthony White Jr. were dismissed from the team after they allegedly attempted to shoplift $225 of products from Walmart. According to Pullman Police Department's logs, the two were arrested Wednesday evening. Thursday evening the players were removed from the WSU football roster online. Pullman PD said t...

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