npressfetimg-4296.png

Woman attempts to flee officers; rams vehicle into patrol cars – YakTriNews KAPP-KVEW

December 19, 2021 3:33 PM

Posted: December 19, 2021 3:33 PM

KENNEWICK, Wash. — A woman has been detained after ramming her car into patrol cars at Columbia Center Mall on Sunday morning.

Benton County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) responded to Columbia Center Mall in Kennewick around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday after locating a vehicle that was associated with several commercial burglaries.

BCSO says they had planned on blocking the vehicle, and then search for the suspect in the mall, but the woman ran to the truck when she saw officers.

READ: Kennewick police investigating a gun shot complaint Saturday morning

The woman got into the truck and rammed three BCSO patrol cars while attempting to reverse and go forward in the parking space. Deputies immediately deemed the suspect an imminent threat to holiday shoppers in the area.

Within minutes, Deputies contained the situation and detained the woman. She is now in a local area hospital where she is being checked for any injuries that may have occurred from the vehicle crash. From there, she will be booked into Benton County Jail.

A total of three different agencies responded to the incident, including BCSO, Kennewick Police Department (KPD), and Pasco Police Department (PPD). No officers were harmed in the incident.

BCSO says that one patrol car is heavily damaged and will need serious body work repairs. This will not impact their patrols or response time to calls.

READ: Drunk driver crashed into parked cars on remote Benton County road

Deputies have identified the woman as 26-year-old Morgan Childers. She has an out-of-state warrant from La Grande, Oregon, for Theft in the 1st Degree.

Childers is a suspect in other area crime as well. In Pasco, she is associated with theft from a Lowe’s store. In Richland, she is the suspect in organized retail theft. Further details on these incidents are not available at this time.

Childers will be booked into Benton County Jail for Assault in the 2nd Degree for a deadly weapon, as well for Driving Under the Influence. She will also be charged by KPD for theft charges for stealing from Columbia Center Mall minutes before this incident occurred.

This incident is still under investigation, but Columbia Center Mall is back to normal for holiday shopping.

READ: Kennewick resident has been missing for nearly 2 months

Source: https://www.yaktrinews.com/woman-attempts-to-flee-officers-rams-vehicle-into-patrol-cars-at-columbia-center-mall/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Releated

npressfetimg-539.png

NASCAR’s Symmetrical Next Gen Cars Are Getting Skewed In Practice – Jalopnik

NASCAR’s newest Next Gen cars may be designed to make these vehicles as symmetrical as possible, but some teams have already found a way around the rules. During this week’s test session at Daytona International Speedway, some cars have been running some fairly excessive skew — and right now, it could very well be totally legal.

Basically, skew refers to the angled nature of the NASCAR Cup Series car. The front end looks like it’s pointing in a different direction than the car is actually going, which gives the whole thing a sort of crab-walk look. The rear axle is mounted on a skew when compared to the whole chassis. For…….

npressfetimg-538.png

Is Norway the future of cars? – Kathimerini English Edition

The speed by which electric vehicles have taken over Norway has stunned even the cars’ enthusiasts. [Asya Demidova/The New York Times]

Last year, Norway reached a milestone. Only about 8% of new cars sold in the country ran purely on conventional gasoline or diesel fuel. Two-thirds of new cars sold were electric, and most of the rest were electric-and-gasoline hybrids.

For years, Norway has been the world leader in shifting away from traditional cars, thanks to government benefits that made electric vehicles far more affordable and offered extras like letting electric car owners skip some fees for parking and toll roads.

Still, electric car enthusiasts are stunne…….