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Suspected lawnmower thief caught red handed

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KENNEWICK Wash. -- A man is accused of stealing two riding lawn mowers after being caught driving away from the scene ... on one of the mowers.

Kennewick Police say 31 year old Nathan Watkins stole two riding lawnmowers and a trailer full of other lawn care equipment from the home of a 90 year old woman in the area of 4th Ave and Morain.

They say Watkins was fleeing the area on one of those mowers while pulling a trailer and another riding lawn mower.

He was arrested for second degree burglary, second degree theft, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.