Monday, January 18, 2010
Since last Thursday, the Sunnyside Police Department has fielded six reports of shots fired.
The first was received last Friday just before 2:30 p.m. in the area of Vine Avenue and Swan Road. Approximately 10 minutes later a resident in the 900 block of West Grandview Avenue also reported hearing shots in the area. Police investigating both calls were unable to locate evidence of gunfire.
Just before 10 p.m. that night a resident in the 100 block of South Hill Road called the police department to report gunfire, but again police weren't able to find evidence of the claim.
Another resident Friday night just before midnight reported shots fired on North 13th Street. Officers arrived in the area, but were unable to locate shell casings or evidence of property damage.
Saturday morning, two more calls regarding shots fired were received by police. The first call was at approximately 12:30 a.m. A resident in the 400 block of West South Hill Road reported hearing four to six gunshots in the area, but police were unable to locate anything.
Just after 3 a.m. Saturday a resident in the 1400 block of South Sixth Street reported hearing 10 gunshots accompanied by yelling and screaming. Further details were not provided.
Also since last Thursday, five thefts and a burglary have been reported to the Sunnyside Police Department.
Items were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 1700 block of Cascade Way just after 10 p.m. Thursday, a bicycle was reported stolen from a residence in the 1400 block of East Kearney Avenue just after 8:30 p.m. Friday, a motorcycle was reported stolen from a storage shed in the 100 block of Parkland Drive just before 11 a.m. Sunday, a vehicle was reported stolen from the 1300 block of South Sixth Street just before 4 a.m. today (Monday) and a 1995 Honda Del Sol was reported stolen from the 200 block of Grandview Avenue just after 4 a.m. this morning.
Sunnyside police officers have since last Thursday also received 12 reports of suspicious activity, dealt with 20 traffic problems, served 11 arrest warrants and provided three citizens assistance, as well as fielded numerous other calls.