Crime

Crime

Police officer’s moving van stolen on way to new Kennewick job

Tyler McMullen is a Pasco High School graduate, and he learned about crime first-hand while moving to become a Kennewick police officer when almost everything he owned was stolen. Thieves stole his rental truck carrying all of his family’s possessions and the trailer carrying his Ford Fusion from a hotel in California on Jan. 8.

Crime

May trial set for second suspect in Pasco fatal shooting

A Kennewick man faces a May 15 trial on allegations he killed a man in a Pasco neighborhood shortly after the two argued at a Richland nightclub. Nathaniel L. Thompson, 26, pleaded innocent Jan. 17, 2017, in Franklin County Superior Court to premeditated first-degree murder, first-degree conspiracy to commit murder and drive-by shooting.

Crime

Death penalty repeal bill introduced in Washington state

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday announced proposed legislation to abolish the death penalty in Washington state. No Tri-City inmates are currently on death row but one active case is being considered for the death penalty following the November abduction and murder of the wife of a Kennewick pawn shop owner.

Crime

Sex offender accused of new molestation of Richland girl

Prosecutors now allege that a sex offender who wrote letters from jail to a young teen actually molested her before he was locked up. Kevin L. Kron, 32, pleaded innocent in Benton County Superior Court to first-degree child molestation. That is in addition to his current felony charge of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.

Videos

Richland police ask public to help ID fuel thieves

The Richland police are asking the public to help identify fuel thieves from a surveillance video. The suspects stole gas from J&D Rent at 1629 Columbia Park Drive at 8 p.m. on Jan. 9. The video was released on Jan. 19. People recognizing the sedan on the street or the people in the video are asked to call 509-628-0333.
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Richland police ask public to help ID fuel thieves

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GNC Robbery

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Pasco Police Officer Adam Wright testifies

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Woman dies crossing Clearwater in Kennewick