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Crime

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Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago

MLPD makes case for new $7M.station

MOSES LAKE — Even if the city of Moses Lake remodels and expands the current police department building, the Mos...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
ACSO arrests man in connection with trespass

RITZVILLE — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man wanted in connection with trespassing following last week’s fire south of Lind. In a statement, ACSO deputies arrested Richard Dean Hendrickson,...

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
GCSO identifies driver, victims in fatal crash

MOSES LAKE — Investigators with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office have determined who was driving the vehicle during a single-car accident on July 30 west of Moses Lake that left one person dead and three injured...

Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago
GCSO seeks public's aid in finding missing Othello-area man

OTHELLO — The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding an Othello-area man who has been missing since Aug. 4. Audel Espinoza-Duenas, 43, ...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Moses Lake celebrates National Night Out

MOSES LAKE - National Night Out returned to Moses Lake Tuesday night at McCosh Park for the first time since 2019. “It's just all about us and our citizen...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Ephrata man killed in collision near Coulee City

COULEE CITY — An Ephrata man was killed when he hit the back of a car while riding his motorcycle Sunday morning. Dennis Armour, 68, died at Confluence Health-Central Washington Hospital Sunday, according to a p...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Former Moses Lake nurse sentenced for morphine theft

SPOKANE — A Moses Lake woman was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison after she was convicted of tampering with medications while on the job as a registered nurse. Esther Ray Tuller, 41, was convicted of t...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
One killed in crash near Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE - A press release by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office Monday said a crash west of Moses Lake Saturday resulted in one dead and three injured. The release states a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier was travelin...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Rectenwald to remain as interim Grant Co. sheriff through Nov.

EPHRATA — Ryan Rectenwald will continue as interim Grant County Sheriff through mid-November when the 2022 election is certified. Rectenwald’s appointment to...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
3 charged with disaster relief fraud

SPOKANE — A federal grand jury indicted three Eastern Washington residents - including a man from Moses Lake - last week for fraud in obtaining COVID-19 relief money, according to a Department of Justice press re...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
‘Get out, dunk the chief, get a snow cone’

COLUMBIA BASIN — Police cars, fire trucks, information booths, Quincy’s Chief for a Day, snow cones, ice cream, a dunk tank featuring Moses Lake Police Chief...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Law enforcement logs for July 29, 2022

The items below are consolidated reports from Columbia Basin law enforcement agencies. All those named as defendants or suspects are considered innocent unti...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
ICE officer arrested in Othello child sex trafficking investigation

OTHELLO — A 47-year-old Ellensburg man was arrested by Othello Police officers Tuesday in connection with an incident where he allegedly traveled to Othello ...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Semi causes six-car pile-up south of Quincy

QUINCY — Nine people received minor injuries in a six-car pile-up south of Quincy on Wednesday when a semi-tractor trailer failed to stop for construction wo...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Q&A: Grant County Sheriff candidates

EPHRATA — The announcement earlier this year by long-time Grant County Tom Jones that he would not seek re-election, followed by his retirement in June, thre...