Another Rash of Auto Thefts Hits Kennewick – Reports Up 5% Over 2012
Kennewick police report another auto theft spree this week.
Police are investigating a trio of thefts that occurred on or around Monday, the 14th. Three distinctly different vehicles were taken, according to Kennewick police:
*Cynthia Perry-Rizzo reported, sometime during the night, her white, 2004 Chevy Trailblazer, WA License plate 789VMK, was stolen. The vehicle was last seen in a parking lot at approx. 1000 pm on 10/13.
*Brandon Cushing reported, sometime during the night his white, 2004 GMC Sierra pickup truck, WA B81525R, was stolen. Cushing stated he parked the vehicle on the street at approx. 7:30pm on 10/13.
*Eduardo Blanco reported that his car had been stolen during the night. The car is a lowered white 1993 Honda Civic Coup with purple and green stripes on the side. The vehicle has 15" GSR Blade rims (License # 930ZYU)
Anyone with any information about these thefts is urged to anonymously report tips to Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers at 509-586-TIPS (8477). Sgt. Ken Lattin of the KPD reports the department has investigated 89 stolen vehicle reports so far this year, a 5% increase over this time last year. These thefts occurred in the 1000 block of West 4th, 425 W. 11th, and on North Edison St.