October 1, 2014
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1119 Meade Ave. 786-7787
613 7th Street
Prosser, WA 99350
Sheriff's Log
Jeanie Ball
April 20, 1941 September 14, 2014
Jeanie Ball of Benton City, Washington, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 14 at her home. Born Jeanie Lynette Gifford on April 20, 1941 in Hood River, Oregon, she spent much of her youth in the Yakima Valley, graduating from high school in Yakima before leaving to get her degree at Brigham young University.
Jeanie will be remembered by all as an artist, a musician, a teacher, a counselor and the most loyal mother and friend. Jeanie served many people all over the world during her life, but especially the poor in spirit. She was a comfort to all who needed comforting. Jeanie is survived by her loving husband and children and grandchildren: Robert Ball, Jennifer Yoakum, Rob Ball, Jessica Schultz, Rhiannon Ball, Evangeline Howe, Arianna Yoakum, Liara Yoakum, Maya Yoakum, Alice Schultz and Annie Schultz.
A memorial service was held at the Benton City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1101 Fay Ave., Benton City, Wa, 99320 on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 10:00 a.m.

September 23
Day Shift
14-13587        Death Investigation                1300 Block of S. Date Street
The RP who lives at the location, called and reported he found his roommate cold to the touch and not breathing.  40 year of age Clinton Hamby was found deceased on the living room floor.  Detectives were called out to the scene and nothing suspicious was found.  Hamby had medical issues and appears to have died of natural causes. 
Night Shift
14-13613        Domestic Disturbance        1100 Block of E. 23rd Ave
The RP reported his ex-wife, 42 year of age Shanna Atwood, threw a propane tank through the window to the right of the front door.  The RP added Atwood was intoxicated and he had been asleep in bed when he woke up and Atwood was at the foot of the bed and then pulled the covers off of him.  The RP said when Atwood exited the residence she grabbed the propane tank that was on the front porch and threw it through the window.  Atwood was later contacted and was arrested for Domestic Violence/Malicious Mischief and booked into the jail. 

Professor to deliver cannabis lecture Oct. 2 at WSU Tri-Cities

Richland - A free, public, research presentation on the effects of cannabis use among men and women will be discussed at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in the East Building Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.
"Marijuana: medical miracle or evil weed?" will be presented by Rebecca Craft, professor and chair of psychology at WSU Pullman. Her research is the first to demonstrate sex differences in the development of tolerance to THC, the key active ingredient in cannabis.