Richland Police Department
Subjects Arrested on Warrants and Meth
Arrested: Ayers, Casey Michelle; 30 year of age female, Richland ResidentWarrants: 2 Felony warrants for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Felony warrant for ID Theft, Felony warrant for Theft of a Motor Vehicle
Arrested: Coffey, Brandon Lloyd; 23 year of age male, Kennewick address
Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine)
On 9-29-13 at about 5:10 PM officers made a traffic stop in the area of Putnam and Wright in Richland. The reason for the stop was several equipment violations. Ayers and Coffey were passengers in the vehicle. After citing the driver for equipment violations the officers began speaking with Ayers and Coffey. Ayers admitted to having 4 warrants out for her arrest. Those warrants were confirmed and Ayers was taken from the vehicle. As she was exiting, officer noticed a syringe containing a clear liquid on the floorboards at the feet of Coffey. He was also taken into custody.
After a brief interview, Ayers was booked into the Benton County jail. Coffey was later released and charges will be forwarded to the Benton County Prosecutor for review. The vehicle driven by Misty Schneider was impounded pending execution of a search warrant.