KPD: Man Sets Fire to Vehicle While Woman is Still Inside
(Kennewick, WA) -- Kennewick Police were called to a suspicious vehicle fire in the 1100 block of N Arthur Street. The male and female inside the vehicle were involved in a domestic disturbance. The police investigated and it was determined the male involved physically assaulted the female while in the vehicle together. The male poured gasoline in the vehicle and ignited it while the female was still inside the vehicle. Both occupants of the vehicle were able to exit without further injury. The male involved was arrested without incident at a nearby residence and booked into Benton County Jail on charges of 1st Degree Attempted Assault, Domestic Violence and 1st Degree Arson, Domestic Violence.