Press Release


Deputies arrest burglary suspects stuck in snow

Kittitas County, WA - 01/11/2019 - On 01-10-19 at approximately 11:00 PM deputies responded to the area of Forest Service Road 5480 and Roaring Creek off of exit 62 of I-90, for a suspicious call that resulted in arresting three people for burglary and drug charges.

The original call said that there were several subjects in a truck that was stuck on the groomed road.  Deputies located two subjects.  Further investigation revealed that a cabin had been broken into.  A short time later a third subject was located and all three were taken into custody. One was armed with a handgun.   Along with burglary, the subjects were charged with drug offences. A search warrant was executed on the truck and more evidence was recovered.  The three subjects, two males and one female, all in their mid-thirties, were from the Tacoma area.

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Contact: Sheriff Gene Dana 509-962-7615 gene.dana@co.Kittitas.aus