An Idaho man was arrested after police say he stole money from a buffet tip jar at a Kennewick hotel.
Aaron M. Carpenter, 23, was booked into the Benton County jail Tuesday on suspicion of theft following the incident.
Carpenter allegedly stole the money from the Best Western on West 27th Avenue, said Sgt. Ken Lattin, police spokesman. Police found him with the money inside a nearby Wal Mart.
Officers were able to return the money to the hotel.