KENNEWICK -- A 41-year-old Kennewick man has been arrested in connection with a Saturday burglary at a downtown business, and police still are searching for a second suspect.
Jamie Jefferey Rickel was booked into the Benton County jail on suspicion of second-degree burglary, Kennewick police said.
Officers were called to Twin City Metals on East Bruneau Avenue in Kennewick at 6:49 a.m.
An employee caught a man inside a fenced scrap yard with a bucket of stainless steel scrap metal, police said.
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The man dropped the bucket and ran, jumping a fence and crossing railroad tracks, police said. He reportedly carried a box with unknown contents over the tracks.
The man met up with Rickel and the two drove off in Rickel's green Dodge Intrepid, police said.
Officers found the car and Rickel, who had four outstanding felony warrants including one for a previous burglary, police said.
They're still looking for other man, who's believed to have the first name "Dave."
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