Brusic is trying to help prevent an outbreak of the disease at the jail or in the juvenile jail. He says he's working with staff at the Department of Corrections to keep non-violent offenders out of custody.
Police know the robberies can turn deadly. Yakima Police detectives continue the search for two murder suspects wanted in the 2017 fatal shooting of 25-year-old Vikrum Jaryal a clerk at the AM/PM on east Yakima Avenue who was killed during robbery.
Anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of a violent crime fugitive is encouraged to contact the Yakima Police Department at (509) 575-6200 or by calling 9-1-1. Tips can be also be reported to Yakima County Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-248-9980, or the organization’s website at crimestoppersyakco.org.