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Kennewick Police Department: Daily Briefing: Thursday, November 21, 2013

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Thursday, November 21, 2013
 
C-Shift
 
Vehicle Prowl/6300 blk W Clearwater- The business reported that two of their company
vehicle had windows broken out during the night. It appears that suspect broke out
window to gain access to inside the vehicles. There was nothing of value in the vehicle
to be taken, and no further damage done. No video, no suspect.
 
Theft/5000 blk W Clearwater- Business reported that several wheels had been taken
from the business about a week ago. The wheels were located by victim at Pacific
Recycle and were recovered. Pacific Recycle had identified the person who turned in
the wheels and had video of the transaction. The suspect has been identified.
Investigation on-going.
 
Suicidal/1300 blk W 4th Ave- Officers responded in reference to a 16 year old male,
making suicidal threats. There was no issue at the school, and the school was working
with the parent of the student. Student has not been doing well in school and when
confronted made some statements that could be taken as threats to harm himself.
Crisis Response was familiar with this student and quickly intervened through their
SWIFT program. PD assisted with transport for medical clearance.
 
Warrant Arrest/500 blk N Irving-
Officers located subject who had a juvenile arrest
warrant at this location. He was arrested and booked without incident.
 
Warrant Arrest/1500 blk W 4th Ave- Patrol assisted Detectives with the arrest of male
who had multiple local arrest warrants. Arrested and booked without incident.
 
A-Shift

 
Forgery/5200 blk W Canal Dr- Officer Marquette contacted complainant in
reference to two business checks being stolen and forged. He reported that he had
hired a male who worked at the business for three days. Today he was checking his
business account and found two checks that he had not written. He checked his check  2
book and found the two checks missing. The checks were made out to the male he had
hired for $300 and $400. Both had been cashed. Contact with the suspect was
attempted but no one was home at his residence. Follow up continuing.
 
Fraud/200 blk E 1st Ave- Officer Kuehny contacted complainant in reference to a fraud
report. She reported that yesterday she received a call from a male who identified
himself as her nephew. The male stated that he was traveling to the U.S. to surprise his
mother. Today she received another call from the male who stated he had been
detained at the border and requested she wire him money so he could continue on. She
wired $1883.00 to a Western Union in Mexico. She then received an additional call
from the male stating he attempted to bribe an official and was now being arrested and
needed additional money. She wired an additional $1008.00 via Western Union. She
then called her sister and learned that the male in question was not her nephew. No
suspect information.
 
Burglary/100 blk N Irby St-
Complainant reported that he arrived home from work and
found that his residence had been burglarized. The unknown suspect(s) broke a glass
door in the rear of the residence to make entry. Once inside the suspect stole electronic
items and multiple items of jewelry. A canvass was completed and a witness was
identified that observed two males outside and inside the residence around 1530 hours.
Other neighbors reported seeing a suspicious vehicle in the area a couple of days ago.
Case forwarded to Investigations for review.
 
Warrant Service/700 blk S Tacoma St- Officer Rees arrested male on an outstanding
warrant. He was booked at BCSO.
 
Suspicious Circumstance/300 blk N Dayton St- Sgt Walters responded to a report of an
unauthorized vehicle in the compound. An employee arrived at the office to drop off
her work truck for the night. She unlocked the gate and drove her vehicle in. While she
was parking her truck she observed a flatbed truck drive into the compound and drive to
the rear of the lot. Approximately five minutes later the truck drove out of the
compound. As the vehicle drove past her, she observed it was a tow truck. Contact was
made with the tow company and the driver was identified. He was located and arrested
on six outstanding warrants. Follow up continuing.
 
Warrant Arrest/400 blk S Olympia St- Patrol assisted CAT with a search
warrant at this location. Male was found hiding inside the residence and
was arrested.
 
CAT
 
Auto Theft Recovery/7TH & Olympia St- Detectives were conducting extra patrol in the
area and observed a truck parked on the street with Washington passenger car plates.
The detectives investigated further and discovered the vehicle was stolen from a farm in
Grant County.
 
Warrant Arrest/400 blk S Olympia St- CAT obtained a wanted person search warrant to
search this house for a 32 year old male. He wouldn't come out, so K-9 Officer Kohn
responded. The suspect was eventually found hiding upstairs in a crawl space behind
some duct work. Once he was located he attempted to break through the ceiling drywall
to escape. When this didn't work he gave up. Suspect was booked into Benton County
Jail for 9 felony warrants and other local charges.

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