4 Suspects Arrested in Kennewick SWAT Standoff Monday
Four Kennewick suspects are in custody after an early-morning standoff with the Tri-City Regional SWAT team and Kennewick Police Department.
At about 3 am on Monday, law enforcement was called to the 1100 block of West 5th Avenue for a report of a possible domestic violence incident.
Upon arrival, Police witnessed a male and female outside an apartment. The two ran back into the apartment when they noticed the officers. Contact was attempted, however, no one answered the door.
Soon after, a male with noticeable facial injuries exited the apartment. The male victim alleged that a female was being held at knifepoint inside the apartment by four suspects.
At that point, SWAT was called. Shortly after, the female was released and three suspects came out of the apartment. One male suspect refused to exit.
After a search warrant was obtained, the last suspect was taken into custody by SWAT.
Through investigation, it was determined that three suspects unlawfully detained and threatened physical harm to the victims regarding a prior incident.
25-year old Sandy Trujillo, 20-year old Charles Islas, and 30-year old Guadalupe Sanchez were all booked into the Benton County Jail for Felony Harassment and Unlawful Imprisonment. In addition, Trujillo was booked on five warrants and Islas was booked for three warrants. 30-year old Anthony Davis, who was inside the apartment during the incident was jailed on two warrants.
Additional charges are pending as the investigation continues. Kennewick Police are asking anyone with information to call 509-628-0333.