Police urge Richland residents to lock doors, vehicles

Tri-City HeraldMarch 5, 2014 

— Police are asking Richland residents to lock their doors and vehicles after a spike in break-ins recently.

Since the start of February, there have been 11 residential break-ins where people left their doors open or unlocked, police said. Multiple electronics have been taken during the burglaries.

In central Richland, several unlocked vehicles have been prowled and items stolen, police said.

Richland police are asking citizens to call 911 if any suspicious people or vehicles are in their neighborhoods. The dispatch center can be reached at 509-628-0333.

Tri-City Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service