Monday, August 03, 2020


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

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Torres given 20 years for 2018 killing of his father

MOSES LAKE — Jonathan Torres, 22, of Royal City, was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guil...

Updated 5 hours ago
Quincy police seek subject in shooting

QUINCY — Quincy police are looking for an unidentified gunman they believe shot a man several times near a trailer park in Quincy.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Year in prison for Walmart shoplifter

EPHRATA — A Kennewick woman was sentenced to just over a year in prison after pleading guilty in a case involving swapping price tags and concealing items at a Moses Lake Walmart where she had previously been tre...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Man arrested in burglary at assisted-living center

MOSES LAKE — A Moses Lake man was arrested early Friday morning in connection with an alleged break-in at a senior living facility and theft of a resident’s jewelry, according to local law enforcement.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Spokane man sentenced to federal prison

SPOKANE — A former Ferris High School assistant football coach was sentenced to more than 22 years in federal prison Thursday in a case that involved underage girls, including one from Moses Lake.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Quincy police ask for help finding wanted man

QUINCY — The Quincy Police Department has asked for the public’s help locating a man wanted following a July 8 domestic violence incident.

Updated 1 month ago
Ephrata man sentenced after guilty plea

EPHRATA — A 31-year-old Ephrata man was sentenced to just over a year in prison following an incident at a Soap Lake gas station, according to court documents.

Updated 1 month ago
Car theft suspects caught in irrigation ditch

MOSES LAKE — A Moses Lake woman, Tomie Gonzalez, 21, and a 16-year-old were apprehended early Sunday morning after a high-speed chase ended in an irrigation ditch, according to Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Charges filed against suspect in San Antonio kidnapping case

MOSES LAKE — Moses Lake police have filed new charges against a Texas man arrested earlier this week in connection with the kidnapping of a 16-year-old.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Kidnapping suspect found in Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — A man wanted in a kidnapping out of San Antonio was arrested Tuesday by officers with Moses Lake Police Department, according to police official...

Updated 2 months ago
MLPD steps up arrests of people with suspected gang ties

MOSES LAKE — In response to a number of gang-related drive-by shootings in recent months, in which no known victims were injured but property damage occurred, the Moses Lake Police Department has stepped up arres...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Ephrata police hunting for stranger who attempted to kidnap 14-year-old girl

EPHRATA - Ephrata police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a hispanic male in his 20s or 30s that allegedly attempted to kidnap a 14-year-old...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Calls to police down 6 percent in March

MOSES LAKE — As residents were largely confined to their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic, calls to police in Moses Lake declined by 6 percent in March as compared with March 2019, according to Cpt. Mike Wil...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Police: Woman uses pepper spray, runs

MOSES LAKE — A female suspect reportedly pepper-sprayed Walmart loss prevention staff and Moses Lake police officers Saturday night, according to police logs.

Updated 4 months ago
One arrested after reports of shots fired

MOSES LAKE - Officers responded to a report of shots fired near Knolls Vista School in Moses Lake on Saturday shortly before 7 p.m. Moses Lake Police Captain Mike Williams said officers spotted a Toyota passenger...