Burglary, thefts, noise complaints keep Sunnyside cops hopping

Sunnyside police are investigating an attempted burglary reported today in the 1200 block of Tacoma Avenue.

Businesses owners arrived this morning to find someone had attempted to gain entry to their store by using a rock to break the glass-plated front door.

According to the police report, the door glass didn’t appear to be damaged. The incident was reported at approximately 4 a.m.

In other activity, police investigated five suspicious circumstances during the past weekend, including a report of a suspicious looking adult male wandering through the 400 block of Alexander Road after 2 a.m. this morning.

Upon investigation, officers discovered the man was wanted for a number of outstanding warrants. The man was taken into custody and booked into the Sunnyside jail on a Yakima County Sheriff’s Office warrant.

Police also investigated a report of a vehicle break-in in the 700 block of South Eight Street Saturday morning. Reported missing was a cell phone.

Also reported as stolen was an undisclosed amount of money, which the victim reported having left on the counter at a local convenience store. When he returned to collect his money, it was gone. Police are continuing to investigate the incident reported from the 800 block of East Lincoln Avenue.

Police also investigated six noise complaints during the last three days, most of which were reports of loud music.

Animal complaints during the past weekend included three loose dogs of undetermined breeds, a barking dog, an abandoned puppy and a report of an aggressive pit bull in the 1400 block of South Eighth Street, and a report of a dog attempting to attack some children in the Newhouse Avenue area. Officers were unable to locate the dog, described as a brown and white boxer.

In addition, police also investigated 10 automatic alarms, a juvenile problem, three traffic incidents, a report of lost property, one DUI, two reports of harassment and a citizen dispute.

Officers also provided one agency assist, a citizen assist, two welfare checks, served two arrest warrants, fielded nine informational calls and three found property reports since last Friday.


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