Kennewick Man Threatening To Kill Officers On Craigslist Placed On A 72 Hour No Bail Hold

Keith Brier is on a 72 hour no bail hold at the Benton County jail after making threats to kill a Kennewick police officer.

Benton county officers have until June 12th at five o'clock to formally charge Brier.

Yesterday police recived an anoymous tip that Brier was making threats on craigslist to kill an officer.

Because of the threat, the Tri-City Regional SWAT team was deployed and the home of 38-year-old Brier was surrounded on the 16-hundred block of South Dayton Place at about 3:00 p.m.

Brier eventually walked out of the house and was taken into custody. His 6-year-old son was also inside the home and turned over to his mother who had been waiting with police.