Wednesday Jul 9
Trial set for Connell woman accused of embezzlement
A Sept. 3 trial date has been set for a Connell businesswoman charged with embezzling at least $28,000 from a Mesa farm and a public cemetery district.
Collision blocks Highway 17 near Mesa
The accident occurred at milepost 12, which is near Merion Road and about five miles north of Mesa, according to Washington State Department of Transportation.
New theft charges against Connell woman serving time for embezzlement
A former Connell councilwoman already doing two years for skimming money from a Mesa farm will return to a Franklin County courtroom next week on new theft charges involving another farmer and a public cemetery district.
Two injured in rollover accident near Mesa
David J. Gates, 43, drove a 1998 Ford Explorer off Highway 395, then overcorrected, causing the truck to roll over, according to a Washington State Patrol news release.
Rollover north of Pasco injures Oregon man
James M. McDermott of Beaverton, Ore., was driving south on Highway 395 when his 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer drove off the road and rolled, coming to a rest on its wheels, the state patrol said.