Yakima Police Asking for Community Help to Locate 77-Year-Old Man

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is asking for the community’s help in locating a 77-year-old Yakima area man suffering from dementia who is missing. Richard Hickey, who is described as approximately 5’10” tall and weighing about 160 pounds, was last seen today (Friday, May 24th) at about 1:30 pm near an auto parts store on … Read More

Yakima Police Urge Community to be Aware of Apparent Phone Scam

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is encouraging community members to be wary of an apparent scam that involves callers requesting payment to the YPD over the phone. “The YPD does not call anyone requesting a payment of any kind,” said Communications & Public Affairs Director Randy Beehler.  “If anyone receives a call from someone claiming … Read More

Victim of Homicide near 6th Avenue and Gordon Road Identified

Yakima police have identified the victim of a homicide that occurred on Friday (May 10th) evening as 32-year-old Ruben Emilio Sanchez. Sanchez’ body was found by Yakima police officers around 11:30 pm on train tracks near 6th Avenue and Gordon Road. Yakima police continue to investigate the incident.  No arrests have been made at this … Read More

Body of Shooting Victim Found Near 6th Avenue and Gordon Road

The body of a man who had been shot several times was found by Yakima police officers late Friday night near 6th Avenue and Gordon Road. The name of the victim is not being released pending notification of his family.    Yakima police continue to investigate the incident.  No arrests have been made at this … Read More

Violent Offenders Task Force Arrests Suspect in 2016 Shooting Death

Earlier today, members of the Pacific Northwest Violent Offenders Task Force (VOTF) arrested 24-year-old Damien Iniguez, who is a suspect in the April 2016 shooting death of Antonio Esteban-Olguin. Iniguez was named by law enforcement as a suspect in the death of Esteban-Olguin a few days after the shooting, which occurred on April 10th, 2016 … Read More

Name of Victim of Sunday Morning Homicide on Sliger Road Released

Yakima police have identified the victim of a homicide that occurred early Sunday morning on Sliger Road as 16-year-old David Martinez. Yakima police were dispatched to the 1800 block of Sliger Road shortly before 2:00 am on Sunday, April 21st following reporters of shots fired.  Witnesses told police Martinez was walking to a residence on … Read More

Suspected Burglar Shot by Business Owner Identified

Yakima police have identified 24-year-old Felipe Manual Samano as the man who was shot by the owner of a downtown Yakima business this morning while Samano was apparently attempting to burglarize the business. Yakima police were dispatched to 30 N. 2nd Street, which is currently home to a Farmer Insurance office, at 8:38 am today … Read More

Man Shot by Business Owner During Apparent Burglary

A man suspected of attempting to burglarize a downtown Yakima business this morning was shot by the owner of the business, who discovered the suspected burglar inside the business owner’s building shortly after 8:30 am today. Yakima police were dispatched to 30 N. 2nd Street, which is currently home to an insurance business, at 8:38 … Read More

Yakima Police Asking for Community Help to Locate Teenager

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is asking for the community’s help in locating a teenager who is missing. Jonathan “Jack” Roberts, who is 15 years old and described as approximately 5’ 9” tall and weighing about 175 pounds, was last seen on Tuesday, April 9th at about 8:00 pm near Franklin Park in Yakima.  He … Read More