Monday, April 27, 2015

Multiple thefts reported from the area of Adair Dr and Allenwhite Dr. Several victims still unidentified

On 4/25/15 Richland PD Officers responded to the area of Adair and Allenwhite Dr in Richland on a report of two males stealing solar lights out of the yards in the area. After searching the area Officers stopped a vehicle and contacted Damien L Bowen 12/11/70 and Justin R Wurmuth 8/28/87. The two suspects ultimately admitted to the thefts and stolen property was located after a search warrant was obtained from the vehicle.  The suspects were booked into the Benton County Jail for theft and DUI. Three victims were identified and their property was returned. Several other victims have not yet been identified and various items of stolen property are currently being stored at the Richland Police Department and we attempt to identify the owners. Anyone living in the above mentioned area who discovered that property had been stolen from their yards are encouraged to contact the Richland Police and make a report so the property can be returned.