Juvenile Car Thieves Make Appearance In Court
Two juveniles appeared in court on June 6 after police say they tried to steal a car in northeast Yakima. The 13-year-old and 15-year-old were each held on $500,000 bail. The two face charges of first degree assault and car theft. A second hearing is set for June 8.
Yakima Police say after the two juveniles stole a woman’s vehicle, her boyfriend jumped in his car and gave chase. Shots were fired at his vehicle during the pursuit. The juveniles then crashed the stolen car and were arrested. Both have criminal records and are being held in the county’s juvenile jail. No serious injuries were reported in the incident.