A north Franklin County man was electrocuted Wednesday when an aluminum irrigation pipe he was moving touched an overhead electrical transmission line about 25 miles north of Pasco.
Franklin County Sheriff Sgt. Jim Dickenson said deputies were called to an alfalfa field near the intersection of Glenwood and Ringold roads after someone found the body of Eloy Cordero-Guzman, 32, around 8:50 a.m.
Cordero-Guzman, who was a farm laborer, sufferedseveral wounds, including burns, Dickenson said.
The irrigation pipe was 30 feet long and the transmission line was 27 feet above the ground with a current of about 7,600 volts.
Police seek 3 men who burglarized Kennewick bagel store early Monday
Kennewick police are looking for three men who burglarized Some Bagels in Kennewick early Monday.
The men ransacked the business at 810 S. Washington St. and stole an undisclosed amount of cash about 2:30 a.m. The break-in was caught on the business' surveillance video.
The crime was discovered about 7 a.m. Monday when a Red Apple Market employee saw that the door of Some Bagels was kicked open, said Mike Blatman, the law enforcement coordinator for Crime Stoppers.
The video shows a shirtless man wearing plaid shorts kicked the door down. He and two other men ransacked the kitchen, Blatman said.
The video shows the men pouring cash from cash drawers into a black bag. One was dressed in a puffy blue jacket with a red cap.
Once they realized there were security cameras, Blatman said, they took a broomstick and started trying to hit the cameras, causing debris to fall from the ceiling.
Damage to the door is estimated at $800 to $900, he said.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Tri-City Crime Stoppers at 586-8477 or 800-222-8477. Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers pays a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that results in a felony arrest and all calls are confidential. Tips also can be submitted at www.tricitiescrimestoppers.org.
To see a video, go to www.tricityherald.com or www.tricitiescrimestoppers.org.
Search continues for 6 suspects in gang-related shooting in Pasco
Pasco police are continuing to look for six suspects involved in a gang-related shooting that left a teenage girl with a bullet embedded in her head.
The 17-year-old girl was a passenger in a car that was shot at on the 800 block of North Cedar Street late Aug. 29. The bullet struck her in the ear before it became lodged, but the injury was not life-threatening.
Capt. Jim Raymond said investigators are fairly certain they know who was involved in the shooting but haven't found them yet.
4 arrested in alleged kidnapping in Warden
Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and assault of a woman in Warden and a juvenile just north of Moses Lake.
The juvenile was forced into a car, and the car was driven to Warden, where Danell Villa, 20, was forced into the car at gunpoint and assaulted, according to the Grant County Sheriff's Office.
Police believe retaliation for an alleged theft of drugs from a gang member was behind the incident.
Scott Lopez, 20, of Warden was arrested on suspicion of two counts of first-degree kidnapping, one count of first-degree assault and two counts of fourth-degree assault. Three other people also were arrested on suspicion of being involved in the case.