Kennewick Police find hit-and-run suspect hiding in trash can


KENNEWICK, Wash. — Kennewick Police arrested a 30-year-old man Sunday night after a hit-and-run crash involving a stolen car.

According to police, a crash happened near Fourth Avenue and Vancouver Street around 5 p.m. The suspect, Eduardo Larios, didn’t want police to be called. The victim said they heard that the car was possibly stolen.

Officers got to the scene and Larios took off. The car was confirmed to have been stolen out of Benton County. Larios was quickly identified as officers recognized him since he had a warrant for his arrest.

Two blocks away from the crash, Larios was found in someone’s yard. When police tried to catch him, he allegedly started jumping over fences and running through yards. Police say he was also bit by someone’s dog as he was running.

Officers surrounded the immediate area, asking people to stay indoors as K9 Ivan was brought in to try and track down Larios.

During the search, a homeowner called 911 and said he found a man hiding in his trash can. Police found Larios in the trash can and arrested him.

He was taken to the hospital for injuries he sustained in the crash. Larios was later booked for multiple charges including possession of a stolen vehicle, multiple counts of trespassing, multiple counts of hit-and-run, resisting arrest, obstructing, and his warrant.

UPDATE: Police told KAPP-KVEW that they’re looking for a wanted person who ran from officers. They’re asking people in the area to stay inside as they bring in a police K9.BREAKING: Heavy police presence near Zillah and 7th in Kennewick.

Posted by KAPP-KVEW Local News on Sunday, January 19, 2020