Gang Members Arrested
Yakima County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested two Lower Yakima Valley gang members after a robbery and car chase. Authorities say the suspects robbed the Roadrunner store in Wapato on May 30. A short time later, deputies spotted the suspect vehicle and a chase began. During the chase, the suspects fired shots at patrol vehicles before the suspects vehicle crashed, and the two were taken into custody. Both are from Toppenish and are in their early 20’s. Deputies say both have extensive criminal records and face numerous charges in county superior court. They are being held in the county jail.