KPD: Suspect rammed U.S. Marshal’s vehicle while evading arrest

Image credit: Kennewick Police Department, Facebook

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Local police assisted with the arrest of a suspect who rammed a United States Marshal’s vehicle Wednesday in an attempt to evade arrest for robbery charges.

According to a Facebook post by the Kennewick Police Department, the incident took place during the afternoon of June 9, 2021. Officers were called to assist U.S. Marshals when the 40-year-old woman attempted to flee arrest in her car.

While fleeing the scene, the woman allegedly rammed into two vehicles belonging to U.S. Marshals. Her attempt to evade arrest failed as both her car and the federal agent’s car were totaled in the crash.

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The woman, later identified as Yolanda Monzon, allegedly faced charges for robbery to the first degree. She was booked into the Benton County Jail for her outstanding warrant and an additional charge of assault to the second degree for attacking the U.S. Marshals.

This is a breaking news story. An update or follow-up will be issued if/when additional information is released by local authorities.


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