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Suspected Arsonist Makes Appearence In Court
A suspected arsonist accused of setting five fires in White Swan made his first appearance in court on May 29 wtih bail set at $1 million. Accoding to our news partner KIMA Action News, Yakima County deputies arrested Roy Carrizal last week after following tips from White Swan residents...
Vandals Strike Naches Intermediate School
Investigators are tracking fingerprints and blood left behind from a break in at Naches Intermediate School May 21. Yakima County Sheriff’s Officials say they destroyed thousands of dollars in property. It took four people an hour to clean the mess...
Click It Or Ticket
Do you wear a seatbelt? The majority of people already buckle up when behind the wheel. In fact, the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission says the seatbelt compliance rate of nearly 98 percent is one of the highest in the country...
Toddler Drowns In Yakima Canal
Family members of 18-month-old Tanner Morrison were watching him May 12 when Yakima County Sheriff's deputies say the family lost site of him for only one minute. Then panic set in, 911 was called, and authorities soon found the child in an irrigation canal in the 2 hundred …
Search And Rescue Unhook A Man Hanging On A Cable
A 26-year-old man was rescued May 13 after he was caught hanging on a cable over the Naches River. Yakima County Sheriff's deputies say member of the Yakima Search and Rescue Water Response Team along with members of the tech rescue team had to rig a pulley system and a rescue li…
Fifth Arson Fire In White Swan
Yakima County Fire officials responded to a fire at 260 A Street on May 13. It is the fifth case of arson in the last two weeks. Yakima County Fire officials say they believe this fire is related to the local string of arson cases. The cost is estimated near $20,000 with the majo…
County Landfill To Be Used As Shooting Range
A portion of county landfill property could be used by the Yakima County Sheriff's Office and corrections officers for an outdoor shooting range and training facility. Nearby neighbors, like Gordon Martin, are concerned with the project...
Motorcyclist Killed At Hill Climbing Event
A 44-year-old man from Oregon City died Saturday morning as he was preparing for the Northwest Nitro Nationals near Moxee. Authorities say Shane Donaca was testing his Banshee custom hill climb motorcycle after he changed a spark plug and adjusted the engine...
Sixth Person Arrested In Granger Murder
Police have arrested 42-year-old Richard Perales in connection to the Granger murder case. They said he failed to notify police about Marcus Torres' location after the murder of Jose Correa.
Deputies say Torres hid in a hole in the back of Perales' house after the killing...
Nurse Arrested In Marijuana Bust
Police arrested Michelle Wanick, a nurse at the Yakima County Jail, on April 20, after investigators found more that 100 marijuana plants in her home in the 1,600 block of  South 14th Avenue.
The raid stems from an incident where Wanick's nine-year-old daughter was …

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