Sunday, November 30, 2014

RPD arrests robbery suspect


Arrested: Amundson, James F. 60 year old Richland resident

Crime: Robbery 2nd


On 11/29/14, at about 1724 hours, RPD was called to 201 Wellsian Way, Goodwill, for a report of a strong armed robbery.  Witnessed reported observing James Amundson steal items from the store and when confronted by store employees Amundson assaulted one of the employees by punching and kicking the employee.  Amundson turned over a table in his attempt to flee.

A couple of minutes later, RPD officers located a male matching the description provided by witnesses.  Amundson was found with items stolen from the store on him.

Amundson was booked into the Benton County Jail for robbery in the 2nd degree.

Posted by Sgt. Darryl Judge.

For additional information please contact Cpt. Mike Cobb (509) 942-7362.