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Police | Kittcom received the following calls on Oct. 5-6 (calls are made to the 911 line and the non-emergency business line):

  • A deer reportedly was killed in a collision with a vehicle on South Thorp Highway and Weaver Road.
  • Two dogs reportedly were running at large on East University Way and North C Street.
  • A dead skunk was reported in the roadway on Kittitas Highway.
  • There was a report of a small protest where people were forcing flyers on others on North Walnut Street.
  • A hit and run was reported on East University Way.
  • A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on North Chestnut Street.
  • The reporting party advised they were having a free speech protest and a group of 50 were protesting against them and a person damaged one of the reporting party’s signs on East 10th Avenue.
  • Items reportedly were stolen from outside a location on Kittitas Street.
  • A two-vehicle, non-injury collision was reported on South Matthews Road and Kittitas Highway.
  • Items were reported stolen and then resold with in the last five months on North Victor Place. In addition, a dog was reported stolen.
  • Reporting party requested assistance on North Walnut Street. Her dog’s paw was stuck in the kennel and she could not get it out.
  • The reporting party believed someone entered his residence and took his medications on McDonald Road.
  • A deer reportedly was struck by a vehicle on Manastash Road.
  • A pickup reportedly backed up into another pickup on East Fourth Avenue and North Pearl Street.
  • An assault was reported on East 11th Avenue.
  • Spray painting was reported on a wall on West University Way and North Water Street.

Fire | Kittcom received the following calls on Oct. 5-6 (calls are made to the 911 line and the non-emergency business line):

  • An oven fire was reported on West Idaho Avenue in Roslyn.
  • A hay truck reportedly was on fire on Interstate 82, milepost 2.

Arrests | The following people were booked in Kittitas County Jail from Oct. 2-4 (Bail and arresting agency information not available for all bookings):

  • A 41-year-old Marysville man was arrested by Kittitas County Sheriff’s deputies for failure to appear/driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and second-degree animal cruelty. No bail.
  • A 40-year-old Ellensburg man was arrested by Ellensburg Police officers for failure to appear/obstruction of a law enforcement officer. Bail $200.

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