Noisy Burglar Spotted by Neighbor, Causes Kennewick HS Lock-down
A 17 year old burglar spotted by an alert neighbor caused a lock-down at nearby Kennewick High School after a police standoff leading to his arrest.
The 17 year old was spotted looking around a house suspiciously at the 3300 block of West Hood Avenue by a neighbor and they called police.
When the Kennewick Police arrived they found a bucket under and ope window to the house with a muddy footprint on top. They could also hear noises from someone banging around inside, according to reports.
The teen was trying to get inside a safe and had already loaded up two different guns in bags.
Police surrounded the house and negotiated through a loudspeaker for 45 minutes before the teen surrendered. The standoff triggered a lock-down at Kennewick High School that is nearby.
The teen was booked into Benton-Franklin Juvenile Detention Center.