Yakima Man Arrested for October Unlawful Home Entry Incident

At about 11:00 am on Wednesday, January 15th, officers from the Yakima Police Department (YPD) arrested 57-year-old Yakima resident Glen Prater in relation to an unlawful home entry incident that occurred on October 31st, 2019.  Police allege that in the middle of the night on October 31st, Prater unlawfully entered a home in the 300 … Read More

Police Arrest Suspect in Saturday Morning Shooting Death

Yakima police and members of the Pacific Northwest Violent Offenders Task Force have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of Manuel Pantaleon, whose body was found early on the morning of Saturday, December 14th in an alley in the 400 block of South 9th Street. A warrant was issued earlier today for 19-year-old Clyde … Read More

Man Who Was Shot Dies After Being Transported to Hospital

At about 10:20 pm on Tuesday, Yakima police responded to a report of a gunshot victim at the Yakima Inn (1022 N. 1st Street).  After arriving on the scene, officers found 43-year-old Richard Plumlee, who had received a gunshot wound to his torso.  After receiving initial treatment from officers on scene, Plumlee was transported to … Read More

Two People Injured, One Killed in Separate Saturday Morning Shootings

At about 2:00 am on Saturday, Yakima police responded to a report of shots fired at the Mesa Apartments on Gordon Road.  After arriving on the scene, officers found 25-year-old Raymond Barnes, who had received a gunshot wound to his torso.  Police also found 27-year-old April Wiltse-Emery in a different apartment at the complex suffering … Read More

Shots Fired During Arrest of Juvenile

At about 7:30 pm Tuesday night, members of the Yakima Police Department (YPD) Gang Enforcement Unit went to a home in the 300 block of South 7th Street to apprehend a juvenile who was wanted on robbery and assault charges. While YPD officers were taking the juvenile into custody near the front of the house, … Read More

Three Injured in Shooting in Fred Meyer Parking Lot

At about 1:30 am Saturday, November 16th, Yakima Police Department (YPD) officers responded to 9-1-1 calls reporting multiple shots fired in the area of the Fred Meyer parking lot on 40th Avenue near Fruitvale Boulevard. Officers arrived to find three men suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims has been identified as 29-year-old Timothy … Read More

Police Arrest A&A Mini Mart Armed Robbery Suspect

On Sunday, Yakima police arrested 22-year-old Jose Serrano-Dominguez on suspicion of having committed an armed robbery on Friday night at the A&A Mini Mart on North 5th Avenue. Shortly after 1:00 pm on Sunday, an employee of the A&A Mini Mart spotted Serrano-Dominguez standing across the street from the store and called police.  Before officers … Read More

Police Investigating A&A Mini Mart Armed Robbery

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) is investigating an armed robbery at a mini-mart located at 708 N. 5th Avenue that occurred at about 8:40 pm on Friday. Witnesses reported that a man entered A&A Mini Mart at about 8:40 pm Friday, pointed what police believe is an assault-type rifle at the clerk and demanded money.  … Read More

Victim of 3rd Street Shooting Expected to Recover

A man who police found inside his home in the 1100 block of North 3rd Street suffering from a gunshot wound is in stable condition and is expected to recover. Daniel Arellano, a 60-year-old Yakima resident, was found by officers who responded to a report of shots fired in the 1100 block of North 3rd … Read More

Yakima Police Encouraging People to More Securely Store Firearms

The Yakima Police Department (YPD) says that over the last six months, it has investigated more than 50 individual incidents in which some 70 firearms were stolen.  Firearms were stolen during burglaries, car prowls and other theft-related incidents. Those are concerning numbers to police.  As a result, the YPD is encouraging firearms owners to be … Read More