• There was a SWAT standoff in Kennewick yesterday.

  • The discovery of a stolen car started the event.

  • Several arrests were made.

Two individuals were arrested after an hours-long SWAT standoff in Kennewick on February 22nd, 2024.

Police Discovered a Stolen Car in Kennewick

The event began when a patrol officer discovered a stolen vehicle in front of a home near 6th and Conway St. Police reported that they apprehended one person outside the residence. At the same time, a second suspect remained barricaded inside the structure.

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SWAT was Called in

The Tri-City Regional SWAT team was summoned to assist in apprehending the suspect. Eventually, officers managed to coax 13 people out of the residence, leading to the arrest of two individuals on unrelated charges.

The Kennewick Police Department will continue to provide updates on the investigation as they become available.

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