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 October 30, 2019, a male called police claiming he had been assaulted by a female who had an order against him. We could not locate the female to verify this. He had no injuries. Officers could not reach his mother to get him home and he had no other resources at the time. Due to the freezing weather, a night at the Econolodge was provided until he could reach his mother later on in […]
On October 29, 2019, a female called asking for assistance. She advised that she lost her job several weeks ago and is in between jobs. She is currently working with Work Source to get another job. The job that she lost was a job that she had for 20 plus years. She asked for $50.00 dollars for two adult bus passes. She also asked for another $53.95. $50.00 dollars for the last part of her […]
On October 19, 2019, Officers responded to a domestic disturbance between a female and her ex-boyfriend. A 12 year old female was also at the location during disturbance. Female has left the ex-boyfriend 4 ½ years prior but recently moved back in because she lost her job and did not have anywhere to go. Female felt stuck at the location. Domestic Violence advocate contacted via phone but for ease, it was determined that we would get […]
On October 18, 2019, female (same as above) was contacted after she had run out of money while staying at the Super 8. She had secured housing through a housing agency but it was not available until the following Monday. She was provided 3 additional nights at the Super 8 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) to get her through the weekend until her housing was ready.