Police arrest Grandview boy after chase

SUNNYSIDE POLICE NEWS RELEASE -- On 7/4/13 at 1927 hrs, Officer Paganelli of the Sunnyside Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle in the 500blk of S 16th St in Sunnyside.

The driver of the vehicle failed to yield and cut through the parking lot of a church with the officer giving chase.

The driver pulled over a block down the street. As the officer was contacting the car, in plain view was a clear bag full of handgun ammunition.

A search of the path traveled by the suspect vehicle resulted in the recover of a .40 cal semi auto handgun which was loaded.

This weapon was later confirmed to have been reported stolen out of the City of Grandview. The suspect vehicle was impounded for a search warrant.

The suspect juvenile, who was a passenger in the car was identified as the same suspect from an incident involving a similar weapon in Grandview the night before.

The juvenile suspect was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 2nd Degree and Possession of a Stolen Firearm.

The juvenile suspect has a prior conviction for unlawful possession of a firearm and is a convicted felon.

The juvenile suspect also had 2 felony warrants and was booked into the Yakima County Juvenile Center in Yakima. Grandview also sent up charges on the same juvenile male suspect.

The driver of the vehicle, Adan Munoz, was booked on the charges of Driving while License Suspended 3rd Degree and Reckless Driving.

There were no injures or damage in this incident.