Yakima Police

Tis’ the Season for Burglaries and Shoplifting
Yakima Police say even though it is the season of giving there is a lot of people taking. Burglaries, shoplifting and vehicle prowls are the most popular crimes this time of year. Police Capt. Rod Light says officers cannot be everywhere...
Yakima Police Catch Drive-By Shooter
A 20-year-old man is under arrest for a drive-by shooting that sent several bullets into a home in West Valley at about 10:20 yesterday morning. It happened on the 200 block of South 62nd Avenue. Police caught the suspect on the 200 block of South 40th Avenue a short time later...
Yakima Man Being Held for Attempted Second Degree Murder
A 31-year-old Yakima man faces a charge of attempted second-degree murder after police say he tried to kill his father during an argument at a home on North 80th avenue. Darrel Nidiffer is being held in the Yakima County Jail. Police say Nidiffer stabbed his 51-year-old father with a buck knife late…
Jacob Lucey Behind Bars Again and Looking at New Charges
Jacob Lucey, 29, is back behind bars after police arrested him at a Yakima home on Friday afternoon. Lucey missed his first court date two weeks ago.
Recapturing him became a top priority for Yakima Police Department, but police are most upset they had to hunt him down at all...
Father and Son Argument Turned Nearly Fatal
A father and son argument turned near fatal Saturday night at a home in West Valley. Yakima Police were called to the home on the 500 block of North 80th Avenue at about 10:45 p.m. They found a 51-year-old man suffering from serious knife wounds to his arm and neck...
Investigation of Goggin Family Murder Case Continues
Despite a plea bargain agreement that allowed 30-year-old Kevin Harper to escape murder charges last month the investigation into the Goggin family murders continues. Yakima County Chief Deputy Stew Graham says investigators are now focusing on Tracy Culton, the only other suspect charged with murde…
Felon Freed From Jail to See Sick Mom But Never Returns
A convicted felon from Yakima with an extensive rap sheet got out of jail for a day and has not been back seen since. He is suspected of committing new crimes. Jacob Lucey, 29, has nearly a dozen convictions under his belt. Yakima police say more are on the way...
Watchful Neighbors Helps Stop House Burglary
Three people are in county jail today after being caught burglarizing a home on the 600 block of Cornell Avenue. A neighbor who saw the suspects stacking items outside a nearby home called the Yakima Police. Police arrested two suspects as soon as they arrived around 10:00 a...

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