Deputies Searching For Man Considered Armed And Dangerous
Yakima County Sheriff's deputies are searching for the driver of a suspect vehicle that fled authorities last week after a report that someone in the vehicle had fired shots at a home in Toppenish. Authorities are searching for 31-year-old Jonathan Vargas of Wapato on charges of eluding and unlawful possession of a firearm. Deputies say Vargas was the driver of a vehicle in a high speed chase after someone in the vehicle fired shots at a Toppenish home. During the chase one suspect jumped from the vehicle and was shot by deputies. The vehicle eventually crashed in Wapato and Vargas fled the area. If you know anything that could help authorities make an arrest contact the Yakima County Sheriff's office at 574-2500 or call Crime Stoppers of Yakima County at 248-9980.