On January 3rd, 2020, Sergeant Blosser was contacted by two females who work door-to-door solicitor job and were left behind by the people who brought them to town. They had no money or resources to get back home. No local contacts and motel they have been staying advised that the ladies are good people, just stuck. Provided 2 nights motel to get them by, a gift card for food, and 2 train tickets to […]
On December 28, 2019, Officer Howard was contacted by a female in front of Day Springs. He recognized her as a victim of an apartment fire earlier this month. She said that the Red Cross assistance that she received had ended the day before and she had no place to go. She was out of her element at Day Springs, and the clients at this location looked like they were ready to take advantage of […]
On December 27, 2019, Officer Canada was dispatched to a vehicle prowl where money and gift cards were stolen from a female who was at the cancer center for treatment, her wallet was stolen. A gift card was purchased for her to help with food and gas to get to and from treatments; she commutes from Mesa to the cancer center.
On December 20, 2019, Officer Melone responded to a suicidal subject at the Kennewick Suites room 211. Crisis advised that a male stated he needed someone to pay for his motel room and that he was suicidal. Upon arrival, contact was made with the male. He advised that he was $20 short to pay for the room for the night. He has been staying at the location and all of his personal property. He stated […]
On December 12, 2019, Officer Castilleja was dispatched to an assist from a female who was requesting information about the Community Care Fund. Officer Castilleja contacted the female who told him that she has been applying for 5-10 jobs a week attempting to look for employment. This female had a 16-month-old child at home. The female said that she had just received an eviction from management, due to being delinquent on this month’s rent, which […]
On December 10, 2019 at approximately 1316 hours, while working as a School Resource Officer at Highlands Middle School, Officer Harris was notified by a Communities in Schools counselor that a parent was in need of assistance with obtaining lodging. Officer Harris contacted the parent and inquired how he could assist. Parent explained that her husband had kicked her out of their apartment along with her two children, (both Highland Middle School students) and a […]
On December 1, 2019 at 11:13 hours, a female called and advised that she needed some assistance with staying at a hotel. When asked why, she stated that two years ago she moved from Ocean Shores to Richland to live with her mother and stepfather to be a semi “care taker” to them. She said that she had four children ages 3, 4, 7 and 9. She told officers that she moved out to a […]
On November 25, 2019, a vehicle was stolen from the owner. The vehicle was later recovered with no keys for the victim and they could not afford the tow bill and get a new car key, as the keys were stolen with the car. Funds were used to pay the tow bill for the victim.
On November 21, 2019, a male got intoxicated and pointed a gun at his own head. His 13-year-old and 11-year-old children were in the home. He continued to display the gun in a reckless manner amounting to reckless endangerment. The older child ran to a neighbor and called her grandparents. Officers arrested him for reckless endangerment and immediately connected him with mental health services. The children were placed in protective custody. Both children had not […]
On November 15, 2019 – Assisted a single mother of two (8 and 4 year old girls), youngest at Children’s Hospital in Spokane with leukemia. Family needed assistance with rent, PUD and some cash for groceries/food at the hospital.
On July 29, 2019 officers responded to a welfare check at a local hotel on a female who was being asked to leave because she was past her check out time. Female did not have any family or friends in the area. She had exhausted all of the medical resources in the Tri-Cities area and was unable to be placed into a mental health facility due to her extreme medical issues. She said she was […]
On July 26, 2019 officers and mental health professional followed up with the elderly female at the hotel because she is considered a health risk because of her dementia and other health issues. Her care giver was still in jail and Adult Protective Services had not made contact with her. She could not remember where her caregiver was and talked about leaving the hotel because they could not afford being there. She told them she […]
On July 25, 2019 an officer was contacted by agency that helps youth at risk. They ask to partner with Kennewick Police Department to help a youth in need. They were in the process of helping a homeless youth get into an inpatient facility. They had a bed for him but not until the next day and he needed to be off the streets for the night. The youth does not have family in the […]
On July 25, 2019 officers and mental health professional responded to a welfare check on an elderly female at a local motel. After talking to the female for an extended amount of time it was clear she suffered from dementia. The female was being care for by a male who got arrested the night before. She had no way of paying for the hotel and was planning on sleeping at the park with all her […]