Suspects sought in Walmart thefts in Kennewick, Pasco

BY THE TRI-CITY HERALDFebruary 23, 2013 

Authorities are looking for three people who were involved in the theft of more than $3,500 from Walmart stores in Kennewick and Pasco.

The suspects took turns distracting sales associates so cash could be removed from the stores' registers, according to a release from Crime Stoppers of the Tri-Cities.

If you recognize the three individuals or have any other information, call 586-8477 or 800-222-8477 or go to www.tri citiescrimestoppers.org. Callers may remain anonymous.

Hermiston man arrested for alleged assault over small debt

HERMISTON -- A 22-year-old man was arrested Thursday for allegedly assaulting someone over a small debt.

Francisco J. Carillo got into an argument with another 22-year-old Hermiston man early that afternoon, leading to the assault, according to a release from the Hermiston Police Department.

Carillo was found several hours after the incident and booked into the Umatilla County jail under suspicion of second-degree assault.

The victim was treated by Hermiston Fire & Emergency Services and taken to Good Shepherd Hospital, but his injuries weren't life-threatening, police said.

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