From the Kennewick Police Department's facebook page


On 04/17/18 at approx: 3:24 p.m. officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at 5300 W. Clearwater Ave (Pandora's Box). The suspect had entered the store and attempted to rob the cashier at knife point. The suspect was unsuccessful with taking anything, and nobody was injured. The suspect fled the store on foot running eastbound.

KPD officers began checking the area and located the suspect in the 4700 block W. Metaline St. The suspect tried to run from officers and had to be tased. The suspect was taken into custody and identified as Cory L. Valenti (21)

During the investigation detectives located evidence linking Cory Valenti to the 3 armed robberies at Jet Mart (1001 N. Volland St).

Valenti was booked into Benton County Jail for 4 counts Robbery 1st.

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