Yakima Police

Suspect in Custody in Connection With David Childs Murder
Yakima Police have a man in custody in connection with the murder of David Childs of Yakima.  Yesterday 34 year old Armando Vieyra was arrested and a vehicle police were looking for were found in the Lower Valley off of Lateral 1 road.  He faces a charge of first degree murder...
Street Racers Charged with Vehicular Assault
The two suspects in the Nob Hill Boulevard crash that injured a woman and her son have been charged with vehicular assault.
Everardo Jaime-Nava, 23, and Jose Badillo Ramirez, 18, were charged Tuesday with two counts each of vehicular assault...
SWAT Team Called in on Selah Hostage Report
Multiple agencies responded to a stand off at a home along the 200 block of Taylor Road, Monday afternoon. News partner KIMA Action News reports a SWAT team was brought in to help diffuse the situation.
Deputies say they received a call that two Hispanic males were being held against their will in th…
Bomb Scare Turns Out to Be Bong Scare
What everyone thought was a bomb turned out to be a pipe filled with pot. The bomb scare evacuated a Yakima neighborhood on the 700 block of North Third Street. A U.S. Army bomb squad crew blew up what they thought might be a pipe bomb. Afterward, they found the pipe was full of marijuana...
One Man Dies Following Abandon House Fire
One of two men injured in a house fire earlier this month in Yakima has died of his injuries. Both were in critical condition when pulled from the home on North Fifth Avenue on Feb. 1 and taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The status of the second injured man remains unclear...
Charges Drop Against Tracy Culton in Goggin Triple Murder Case
Yakima County Prosecutors and Sheriff's Detectives say they will continue to investigate the murders of Bill, Pauline and Betty Goggin in their West Valley home, but currently no one in charged in the crime reported in February 2011. On Friday, Yakima County prosecutors announced that charges w…
Three Young Boys Fall Through the Ice At Kiwanis Park Pond
His name has not been released. He has only been referred to as a boy 12- to 14-years-old from Yakima who fell through the ice at a city park pond on Saturday. He remains at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle today. Yakima police say he was with three other friends who also fell in the pond at Kiw…
Car Accident Sends Yakima Police Officer to Hospital
A Yakima police officer was treated and released from a local hospital after being in a two-car crash at around 10:00 a.m. yesterday. The crash happened at the intersection of West Lincoln and Custer Avenues. Officer Lynn Thorn is a school resource officer...

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