Yakima Police

Two More Men Arrested in The Yakima Canyon Double Murder
A total of four men have now been arrested in connection with last December's murder of 37-year-old Michael Eby and 35-year-old Ryan Pederson.  Their bodies were found in a car near the Roza Canal. Capt. Rod Light says on Friday detectives arrested Marco Gallegos and Heriberto Villa in Yak…
Three-Car Crash Possibly Caused by Driving Under the Influence
A three-car accident caused two collisions Monday on Summitview Avenue and Marble Road. Police said drugs or alcohol might have played a role in the crash. A 51-year old woman was taken to a Yakima hospital with injuries.
Authorities say the first car heading westbound on Summitview Avenue crossed th…
Law Agencies Raid Homes and Two Restaurants for Counterfeit IDs
Yakima police, the FBI and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raided 11 homes Wednesday in Yakima. Agents also raided 22 cars and two Mexican restaurants. Federal court documents indicate dozens of people are under investigation for possession of counterfeit identification documents and fals…
Street Racing a Concern of Yakima
Street racing is a popular crime especially in the spring and summer months in Yakima. Yakima police reported 23 street racing incidents last year. Although the Yakima Police Department says it is not a common problem, they do receive vehicle-racing complaints from neighbors a couple of ti…
Robbery Victim Tracks Robbers Down, Yakima Police Arrest Two
Yakima Police arrested two men from Toppenish Friday night after police say they robbed a woman of her purse in the area of 32nd Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard. The victim told police a man pulled a gun and demanded her purse. After handing over her purse she contacted a friend and followed the suspe…

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