Community Care Cases On August 27, 2018 Officer Melone responded to a call from the Port of Kennewick at the Mini Golf Course. A Port of Kennewick employee was concern about a transient camp and a vehicle in the parking lot. Upon arrival Officer Melone contacted a male, female and 3 year old son. They advised that they were currently homeless and waiting for housing. They were on their way to Hood Park to camp […]
Community Care Cases On August 19, 2018 Officer Gregg was dispatched to assist with a disturbance. Upon arrival he contacted a female and male. Officers saw obvious signs of domestic violence. Neither one had another place to go for the night. To avoid further harm Officers offer the female a hotel room for the night.
Community Care Cases On August 14, 2018 Officers McGee and Harrington were contacted by Oregon State Patrol to assist with a death notification. The victim worked for Umatilla County, Oregon as a Highway Construction Flagger. While working on Route 11 she was struck by a DUI driver and died. The victim’s husband was very distraught when the news was delivered. He advised he could not work due to medical conditions and his wife had been […]
Community Care Cases On August 13, 2018 Officers were contacted by a family of husband, wife and three young children needing a place to stay after their apartment lease expired and new housing through Section 8 not being ready. Four nights were purchased at Clover Island. On August 17th officers followed up with the family and the apartment manager at the new location, the unit the family was supposed to move into needed more repairs […]
Community Care Cases On July 30, 2018 Officers were contacted by an employee at Lourdes Detox. A patient was struggling with addiction and wanted help. The patient’s family lives in Seattle and wanted to help but had no means to come to Tri-Cities to take the patient. Lourdes asked for assistance from the Community Care, a bus ticket was purchase for the next morning. Patient stayed at the detox center overnight and staffed transported that […]
Community Care Cases On June 13, 2018 Officer Hughes responded to a disturbance between a male and female. They recently moved to Kennewick from Moses Lake, after moving here they broke up and male kicked female out of the residence. She wanted to return to Moses Lake but did not have any money for gas. Officer Hughes assisted her by filling up her gas tank so she could return home.
Community Care Cases On June 11, 2018 Detectives were investigating the sexual assault of an 11 year old female. She was removed from the mother’s care as the mother had allowed her daughter to be placed into danger by the suspect. The victim was immediately taken in by an aunt in Hermiston who provided a secure family environment for her. The family is of limited means as the husband has just started a new job […]
Community Care Cases On June 7, 2018 arrangements were made for two hotel rooms to accommodate for five adults displaced from the Officer involved shooting investigation in Benton City. The Community Care Fund covered the cost of the first two nights; SARC stepped in the following day to assist with additional nights to ensure the residence had been restored to a point where the family would be comfortable in staying.
Community Care Case On June 6, 2018 Officers responded to a domestic disturbance. A female is temporary living at her mother’s house because she is a victim of domestic violence with her boyfriend and order violation. She has no criminal record. Today she and her mother got into an argument which resulted in her mother kicking her out of the house, which left her homeless. Officers purchased a one night stay at Clover Island Inn.
Community Care Case On May 31, 2018 Officer Whitney was dispatched to a court order violation at Barnes and Nobles. Female reported that her ex has just contacted her and took her bags and was waiting at Barnes and Nobles for her to get her bags back. Inside her bags were all her possessions because she is moving to Spokane. She stated that she is homeless and has no place to stay until her bus […]
Community Care Cases On October 24, 2018 Officers contacted a family of 4 with 2 kids. Family had traveled from Georgia to Kennewick for work with a residence included. Job fell through; the father was able to find assistance through another organization the following day. A night at Clover Island provided for the night.
Community Care Cases On October 11, 2018 Detectives were investigating a case involving a forcible rape of a 15 year female by a 26 year old male. The suspect was found guilty of rape and awaiting sentencing. The victim’s family consists of a single mother raising 4 children with the oldest being the 15 year old. The family lives in a small trailer and with very limited resources. Resources were utilized to purchase them with […]
Community Care Cases On October 7, 2018 Officers responded to call at Target parking lot from female needing help. Female traveled from Montana to Kennewick for work. Her ride abandoned her at Target with no money. A night at Clover Island and some food was provided to her.
Community Care Cases On October 5, 2018 officers responded to a welfare check on a family at Walmart parking lot. Officers contacted a family of 4 with 2 kids stranded with a broken down car. Officers purchased a timing belt for the vehicle and breakfast for the family.