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Three People Shot at a Yakima Mini-Mart

Detectives from the Yakima Police Department’s Gang and Major Crimes Units are searching for two people they believe were behind Tuesday morning’s 8th homicide in the city. Three people were… Read More

YPD Names Driver, Passenger in Traffic Accident at Yakima Airport

On May 20, 2022, at about 3:00 am, the driver of a vehicle traveling at an extremely high rate of speed eastbound on Washington Avenue was unable to maintain control… Read More

Suspect in Sunday Shooting Admits Involvement in Another Homicide Last Year

A 43-year-old Yakima man was shot and killed early Sunday morning in what police believe was a gang-related incident.  While being questioned, one of the suspects in the shooting told… Read More

Yakima Officer-Involved Shooting Update

The identity of the officers involved in Sunday morning’s critical incident are identified as: Sergeant Eric Jones (six (6) years with YPD) Officer Les Henderson (four and a half (4.5)… Read More

Suspect Arrested in Alleged Kidnapping-Molestation of 6-year-old Girl

Through the cooperation of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, a suspect in the alleged kidnapping and molestation of a 6-year-old girl last week was arrested Wednesday. The suspect… Read More

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