Friday, February 7, 2014

Vehicle Theft / Felony Eluding Suspect Arrested

Arrested:  Roberts, Anthony O.; 40 year of age male, transient
Charges:  Possession of a stolen vehicle (2 counts), Felony Eluding, Hit and Run Attended, Trespass

On 2-7-2014 at approximately 11:30 AM members of the Richland PD Street Crimes Unit received information that Anthony Roberts was at the Airport Motel on 4th Street in Pasco.

Assisted by members of the Pasco PD Street Crimes Unit and the United States Marshall's Service, Roberts was contacted and taken into custody.

Roberts was booked into the Benton County jail on the above listed charges.

This arrest was the result of a pursuit that was initiated on February 4, 2014.  Roberts was in the parking lot of Fred Meyer, 101 Wellsian Way, and broke into a car.  He fled the scene in a stolen Chevrolet pickup towing a stolen utility trailer.  Roberts hit another occupied vehicle as he fled the parking lot.  A short vehicle pursuit terminated on Carrier Way and Roberts fled on foot.

Contact Cpt. Mike Cobb, 942-7362, for additional information.