Kennewick man charged with first degree child molestation

A Kennewick man accused of having sexual contact with a nine-year-old girl is charged with first degree child molestation.

Kennewick police believe 30-year-old Brandon Filmore Baker molested the girl back in May while at a friend's house on South Tacoma Street.

Baker was officially charged on September 23rd after a lengthy criminal investigation.


NOTE: Your Local ABC was contacted by a 30 year old Kennewick man also named Brandon Baker, who works for Energy Northwest. Because both the suspect and this man share the same name and age, there has been some who thought he might have been arrested. we want to make it clear that this gentleman, whose full name is Brandon Matthew Baker, and is a Kamiakin HS graduate, is not the suspect and not wanted for any reason at this time.