September 19, 2014
It’s not often that press releases I receive get posted here, however, I wish to add my personal thanks to citizens aiding the police in catching bad guys. We are all safer when we work together to protect our neighborhoods.
September 16, 2014
To: Press Release
From: Cmdr. S. Bailey, Operations Division
Subject: Violent offenders arrested in Sunnyside on outstanding warrants.
On the evening of September 18, 2014 Christian Ramirez 21 YOA was arrested in the area of Rouse Road within the City of Sunnyside on an active arrest warrant for 1st Degree Assault in connection to a stabbing case in the Prosser area of Benton County. Ramirez was arrested by the Sunnyside Police Department then turned over to Deputies from Benton County Sheriff’s Office.
On September 19, 2014, approximately 0800 hours, Fidel Gonzalez-Molina 20YOA was arrested on a traffic stop for an outstanding warrant for 1st Degree Robbery and 2nd Degree Assault near the intersection of Sheller and Kriner roads in Sunnyside. A passenger in the vehicle, Omar Cuevas 19 YOA was also arrested on an outstanding warrant. Both are documented gang members.
The arrests stem from concerned citizens providing tips to the whereabouts of the wanted subjects. The Sunnyside Police Department would like to extend our thanks to those citizens who provided information leading to the arrests and urge citizens to continue to partner with local law enforcement agencies in an effort to build safer communities.
Anyone with information regarding wanted persons in Sunnyside is urged to contact the police department at 509-836-6200.