News & Events

Man Stabbed During Domestic Incident

At about 3:00 am today (Friday, February 8th) Yakima police responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting a stabbing victim in the 800 block of North 5th Avenue.  When officers arrived, they found 63-year-old Roy Corbray suffering from several knife wounds.  Corbray was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment.  Information regarding Corbray’s current … Read More

YPD Accepting Community Academy Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the Yakima Police Department (YPD) Community Academy. The 12-week academy will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm every Tuesday starting February 26th in the YPD Training Room, 207 South 3rd Street. The academy, which is held in a classroom setting, is designed to give community members a … Read More

Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Fruitvale Bakery

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is investigating an armed robbery at a bakery located at 1705 Fruitvale Boulevard that occurred at about 2:00 pm on Tuesday. Witnesses reported that a man wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt (with a gray stripe along the front of the hood) and blue jeans entered the bakery, Panadería Delicias, at … Read More

12th Avenue Shooting Victim’s Name, Condition Released

John Pryor, a 43-year-old Yakima man who was shot in the neck on Sunday morning, is reportedly in serious but stable condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Yakima police responded to a call of shots fired in the 1800 block of South 12th Avenue at about 9:10 am on Sunday, January 20th.  When officers … Read More

Victim in Shooting By Mini-Mart Now Being Treated at Harborview

A man who was shot on Saturday evening near a mini-mart on Fair Avenue was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Sunday for treatment.  The victim, whose name is not being released pending confirmation that his family has been notified of his condition, is reported to be stable but still undergoing treatment for … Read More

Police Urge Car Owners to Take Steps to Combat Car Prowls

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is urging car owners to take a few practical steps to avoid being a victim of a car prowl. “There has been an increase lately in the number of reported car prowls in Yakima,” said YPD Lieutenant Shawn Boyle.  “Car owners can reduce the chances of their car being broken … Read More

Police Investigating Quick E Mart Armed Robbery

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is investigating an armed robbery at a mini-mart located at 616 South 3rd Street that occurred at about 9:00 pm on Tuesday night. Witnesses reported that a man wearing a black ski mask, black sweatshirt, and jeans entered the Quick E Mart just before 9:00 pm Tuesday, pointed a gun … Read More

Officers make arrest following arson on Naches Avenue

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) arrested Jayme Hernandez Aria, 29, last night after he admitted starting an apartment fire that displaced three families. There were no injuries. At 4:55 pm last night, Sunday, January 6th, Yakima Fire Department (YFD) firefighters and YPD officers responded to a call about an apartment fire at 503 South Naches … Read More

Investigation Underway Following Homicide on South 9th Avenue

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is seeking the public’s help after a 29-year-old man died of gunshot wounds last night, Wednesday, in the area of 700 South 9th Avenue. YPD officers were called to the area at 10:21 pm last night to check on a shots fired call. They found the gunshot victim unconscious with … Read More

YPD Officers Helping Families During the Holidays

Three Yakima Police Department (YPD) officers are bringing an early Christmas holiday to families in need of assistance. Erin Levy, Lyn Thorn and Eli Huizar are YPD school resource officers and they spent today delivering gifts to three families in the Yakima area. The officers collected donations in order to purchase food items and presents … Read More