Kennewick Police Set Up Sting, Arrest Two
A sting by Kennewick police has ended with the arrest of two people, 21-year-old Alex Tanner and a 17-year-old female today.
Kennewick PD report they were notified of the theft of a professional trumpet and case worth thousands of dollars from a car sometime between Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
Today the victim also alerted police that he noticed his trumpet being advertised on Craig's List.
Kennewick Police Department's Criminal Apprehension Team set up a sting to catch the suspect.
CAT detectives posed as buyers for the trumpet and said they met the sellers in the parking lot of Starbuck's.
At around 6:40 pm Tanner and the 17-year-old female arrived at the parking lot and met with two undercover detectives.
Tanner allegedly showed the detectives the stolen trumpet at which time the two were taken into custody.
Tanner was booked into Benton County Jail for felony Trafficking Stolen Property and the female was released pending felony charges.