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

YPD Sergeant Returned to Patrol Duty Following November Shooting Incident

Interim Yakima Police Chief Gary Jones has returned Yakima Police Department (“YPD”) Sergeant Joe Salinas to patrol duty as of today, Tuesday, November 18th,following a preliminary review of an incident on November 25th that included Salinas shooting at a fleeing armed robbery suspect. Salinas had been on desk duty since the incident.  Based on information … Read More

Names Released in Friday Night Officer-Involved Shooting

Yakima police have identified the man who rammed his car into two law enforcement vehicles Friday night while trying to elude police and died as a result of injuries sustained when he was shot by a Yakima Police Department (“YPD”) officer. Terence Ryan, whose last known address was in Naches, was reported to be driving … Read More

Suspect Who Threatened Family Members Arrested

Yakima Police Department (“YPD”) officers arrested at 29-year-old man this afternoon after he made threats to harm family members. Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call at about 2:00 pm today that came from a house at 802 N. 40th Avenue.  The caller, a family member of the man who was arrested, told a 9-1-1 call … Read More

Subway Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested – Confesses

Casimiro Gutiérrez, a 26-year-old Yakima man suspected of having robbed a local Subway sandwich shop at gunpoint on Sunday, November 25th, was arrested by Yakima police at a house in the 1100 block of South 8th Street at about 8:00 pm on Monday, November 26th.  While being interviewed by police, Gutiérrez confessed to the Sunday … Read More