Years ago, before the widespread use of K-9's and now drones, these four suspects might have been able to elude Deputies. But not now.

   Four auto theft suspects flushed out of cornfield near Pasco

Late Monday evening, a Franklin County Deputy attempted to pull over a speeding car that was traveling on the Pasco-Kahlotus Highway, about 8 miles east of Pasco. The suspect did not stop, but the Deputy located the SUV about a mile down the road, near the intersection of Foster Wells Road.

The vehicle had crashed onto the shoulder and the four occupants fled into a nearby cornfield. However, the FCSO called in Pasco PD, who brought in one of their drones as well as a K-9. Many of these drones have night-vision capability, we've seen other departments use them to find lost or stranded people in remote areas.

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The four suspects, who turned out to be juvenile teen boys, were all quickly located, arrested, and are facing a variety of charges including possession of a stolen vehicle and obstruction.

The SUV had earlier been reported stolen out of Kennewick.

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