Monday, December 05, 2022


For information regarding local and national criminal news, see our latest news stories below.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago

Wagner talks safety

OTHELLO - Adams County Sheriff Dale Wagner stopped by Anytime Fitness to deliver a presentation on personal safe...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Nothing disturbed after break in at Adams County Auditor’s Office

RITZVILLE — County officials said nothing was missing or disturbed following an apparent attempt to break into the Adams County Auditor’s Office Nov. 11. Auditor Heidi Hunt wrote in a press release that the coun...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Suspect in custody in Othello shooting

OTHELLO — A juvenile suspect was taken into custody in the Tri-Cities Wednesday in connection with an early-morning shooting in Othello that left a Coulee Da...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Two men found dead in Warden home

WARDEN — Detectives with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and officers with the Warden Police Department are investigating the deaths of two men found insid...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Moses Lake taking first steps on new police station

MOSES LAKE — It looks like Moses Lake is going to get a new police department building on Central Drive. In a 5-2 vote, members of the city council approv...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Police logs for Nov. 10, 2022

The reports below were provided by the agencies indicated. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Ephrata PD Nov. ...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Wagner leads in ACSO race

RITZVILLE — With an estimated 800 ballots left to count, incumbent Dale Wagner is leading challenger Matthew Carlson in the race for Adams County Sheriff. ...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Moses Lake woman arrested for possession of stolen car

OTHELLO — A Moses Lake woman was booked into the Adams County Jail on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle after an Adams County Sheriff’s deputy stop...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Suspect barricades himself in RV outside Ephrata Walmart

EPHRATA - A man is in custody after a several-hour-long standoff at the Ephrata Walmart parking lot Monday night. Grant County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Ky...

Updated 1 month ago
Royal City drug takeback removes unneeded drugs from circulation

ROYAL CITY — The prescription drug take-back program in Royal City brought in 46 pounds of unused prescription medicines this month, even if the take-back ev...

Updated 1 month ago
Q&A with Adams Co. Sheriff candidates

With the general election next Tuesday, the Columbia Basin Herald submitted some follow-up questions to candidates running for office in Grant and Adams coun...

Updated 1 month ago
Law enforcement reports for Nov. 4, 2022

EPD, MLPD, jail

Updated 1 month ago
Juveniles in custody in connection with homicide

MOSES LAKE — Two juveniles wanted in connection with a Sunday morning homicide in Moses Lake have been arrested, according to a statement from the Moses Lake...

Updated 1 month ago
Talbot puts on QPD badge

QUINCY — Alan Talbot was sworn in as the newest patrol officer for the Quincy Police Department during the regular Quincy City Council meeting Tuesday. Ta...

Updated 1 month ago
Bomb squad responds to suspicious device near Othello

OTHELLO — The discovery of a suspicious device in a vehicle belonging to a fugitive led to the evacuation of some residences in the 300 block of South Reynol...

Updated 1 month ago
Judge fines company for fraudulent business letters

SEATTLE — A King County Superior Court ordered two companies and their owners on Tuesday to pay $24.8 million in penalties after sending over 230,000 deceptive letters to small business owners in violation of the...