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Kennewick Police Department: Daily Briefing: Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Theft with Extenuating Circumstances & Warrant /800 blk N Columbia Center Blvd-
Female, 27 of Richland and Male,24 a Kennewick Transient were stopped by Officers
Compton and Reynolds after they exited the store for shoplifting and using a specially
made device that defeats the stores security tags. Both suspects also had warrants for
their arrest. Both are believed to have been involved in several other similar thefts at
other store in recent past. Prosecutor wanted the felony theft charges sent up for
Robbery Attempt/Hood & Tweedt- Male student reported being confronted at
gunpoint about 5-6 weeks ago by a intoxicated Hispanic male who demanded he
surrender his car. He got out of the car and faced the suspect who had his finger off the
trigger. He took the butt of the gun and struck the suspect male in the head area. The
suspect male fell to the ground, the complainant stated he threw the gun towards the
street, got into his car and drove off. He stated as he drove away on Hood he could see
the male slowly get back to his feet and stumble away. He also said he couldn't identify
the suspect as he didn't see his face.
Welfare Check, DUI &FTSID/10th & Union- Sgt Genack responded to a welfare check of
an intoxicated male who pulled into the parking lot, then fell down while getting out of
his car. Upon arrival the 50 year old male from Kennewick was contacted. He appeared
to be very intoxicated. His 2008 Cadillac had fresh damage to its right front quarter
panel. Investigation tracked him to the Safeway gas Station on Kennewick Ave where he
had struck the gas pump cement bumpers and damaged his car, then drove away from 
the scene. WSP assisted by evaluating him for DUI (.27) and transporting him to KGH for
a laceration to his head and then to jail.

B Squad
Accident FTS&ID Injury/10th Ave & Washington- A large blue pickup was northbound on
Washington and turned east on 10th, and hit a male and female walking in the
crosswalk. The suspect fled east on 10th Avenue, leaving the victims lying on the side of
the street. The investigation revealed the pickup had just left the parking lot just prior
to hitting the victims. The pickup appeared to be a newer dark colored extended cab
pickup with a canopy. There appeared to be a sticker on the rear canopy glass. The
sticker was located on lower part of the glass in the center glass. The pickup had light
grill that may be a Dodge grill. The victim's injuries were minor; they were treated for
cuts and abrasions then released. Investigation continuing.
Trespass/3600 blk W Clearwater- Officers responded to a report of people on the roof
of the business. Two 16 years old, a male and female and a 18 year old female were
contacted on the roof with alcohol. JCRs were completed for juveniles citing Criminal
Trespass 2nd Degree and MIP. They were turned over to their parents. The adult was
booked at the BCSO Jail for Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree and MIP.
Domestic/1200 blk E 2nd Ave- Male and female were involved in a verbal domestic. The
pair is married and he said she is moving out in 14 days. He agreed to leave for the
night. She was intoxicated. KPD had responded to the location 15 times in the last 6
months for disturbances or disturbance related follow up.
Recovered Stolen/100 blk E 4th Ave- Officer Grant responded to a report of a vehicle in
the alley behind the ocation. The vehicle is a white Honda Civic. The vehicle had a tow
strap attached to it and had been chopped. The engine, transmission and body parts
were missing. The vehicle was processed and a few possible finger prints were found
and those items were placed in evidence. The owner was notified and the vehicle was
towed. CAT to follow up.
Provoking & Assault/700 blk E Bruneau Ave- Male reported that he and another male
had been drinking when the second male started an argument. First male said he left
and walked home. The second male followed and continued the argument. At one
point the second male was inches away from the first males face spraying him with spit.
He said he pushed the other male back and the male tried to punch him. First male said
he punched the second male and he fell down. When officers contacted him he was
belligerent with them as well. He was booked for Provoking and Assault.
Malicious Mischief/2000 blk W 10th Ave-
The manager reported that a male arrived
with two females. He claimed they damaged his oil plug and demanded free oil fill
which he did not receive. The females were in the restroom during this incident. After  7
the three left an employee found that the toilet seat had been torn off the mounts and
someone had defecated in the trash can.
Warrant Arrest/300 blk E 2nd Ave- Detectives went to this address to arrest a male.
Upon contact a male believed to be the wanted person fled out the back of the house.
Detectives caught the person in the backyard hiding behind a tree. The person
contacted wasn't the subject they were looking for but was his younger brother. The 17
year old had felony warrant for his arrest. He was booked into Juvenile.
Warrant Arrest/5800 blk W Arrowhead Ave- Detectives contacted a 21 year old male
and arrested him for 1 warrant. He was booked into Benton County Jail.
Warrant Arrest/7th & Garfield St- Detectives contacted a male and arrested him for 1
warrant. He was booked into Benton County Jail.
If you have information pertaining to any of the crimes reported in the
Briefing, contact Kennewick Police at (509) 582-1351 or Tri Cities Crime
Stoppers at (509) 586-8477/ (800) 222-TIPS or

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For more information contact Kennewick Police Crime Prevention at
(509) 582-1351.

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