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Deputies Arrest Two Men for Burglary, Fleeing to Grant County Airport

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MOSES LAKE, Wash. -- Two men from Kennewick and Othello are in the Grant County Jail after deputies say they burglarized a home and fled onto airport property. 

Grant County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 23-year-old Joshua M. Zarbok of Kennewick, and 36-year-old Randy D. Triplett of Othello Sunday morning. 

Around 5 AM, deputies say a neighbor reported two people walking around a home on the 9500 block of Road H.4-Northeast with a flashlight.

Deputies say when they arrived, the men jumped a fence into Grant County International Airport grounds, forcing the airport to suspend operations during the search. 

Over the next three hours, officers on foot, ATVs, and the State Patrol's airplane helped with the search. An off-duty deputy and a private citizen also launched their airplanes to help. Deputies eventually found both of the men on airport property. 

Sheriff deputies say one of the men had also been armed with a .22-caliber pistol. 

Operations at the airport went back to normal around 8 AM on Sunday.