Adams County burglary leads to 4 arrest, recovery of stolen guns

Print Article

Adams County Sheriff’s Office/courtesy photo A few of the guns recovered during the residential burglary investigation.

ADAMS COUNTY — A multi-agency, multi-county investigation last week into a residential burglary in Adams County resulted in four arrests and the recovery of several stolen guns.

The arrests stem from an investigation conducted by the Adams County Sheriff’s Office regarding a residential burglary in the county. Several items, including rifles, handguns and ammunition, were reportedly stolen during the burglary.

Deputies served several search warrants as their investigation continued. Each warrant yielded the recovery of stolen property, which included guns stolen during the initial burglary and other incidents. The investigation led ACSO deputies to the town of Mesa in Franklin County, where another stolen gun was recovered.

Further information was gathered with regard to a residence in Pasco, where deputies, with assistance from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Pasco Police Department, a warrant was served. The ACSO says guns, a motorcycle and several items stolen from Adams County were found at the Pasco location.

Two suspects from Adams County and two from Pasco have been arrested and booked into jail, with three others facing possible future charges.

“Cases like these are difficult due to the items changing hands so fast. In just hours stolen items are trafficked several miles,” stated the ACSO. “Great work by our team, and surrounding agencies we appreciate the assistance.”

Richard Byrd can be reached via email at rbyrd@columbiabasinherald.com.

Print Article

Read More Local News

Othello council struggles with CBHA, mother-in-law apartments

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald OTHELLO — It was a busy night for members of the Othello City Council on Monday, even though they did little more than postpone consideration of several important issues to future meetings. The co...

Comments

Read More

Othello woman dies in collision near Toppenish

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am | The Royal Register TOPPENISH — Alcohol and/or drugs allegedly played a role in a fatal Monday morning collision near Toppenish that took the life of a 24-year-old Othello woman. About 1:40 a.m. Uriel Vasquez-Maldona...

Comments

Read More

Rural development workshops coming to Othello, Ritzville

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am | The Royal Register ADAMS COUNTY — Kirk Pearson, Washington’s Director of USDA Rural Development, will be presenting two workshops on rural development funding programs on Thursday, April 25 in Othello and Ritzville. ...

Comments

Read More

Othello FFA to hold plant sale

April 24, 2019 at 5:00 am | The Royal Register OTHELLO — The Othello FFA will hold its annual plant sale on Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27 and May 3 and 4. The sale will be held at the Othello High School greenhouse, located at the back o...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

509-770-1227
705 E. Hemlock (downstairs)
Othello, WA 99344

©2019 Sun Tribune Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X