Kennewick police arrest 3 in connection to graffiti amid recent uptick

Kennewick police arrest 3 in connection to graffiti amid recent uptick

Kennewick Police arrested three boys for graffiti in the early hours of Friday morning.

After a short foot pursuit, Criminal Apprehension Team detectives caught up to the juveniles around 2:55 a.m.

They had just finished spray painting multiple buildings in the area of Keeyadin Park, police said.

Police added there has been a significant increase in graffiti vandalism throughout the downtown Kennewick area in recent weeks.

Investigators are trying to determine whether this case is connected to such recent activity.

The offenders will be held accountable on paying for graffiti removal costs, police said.