Man, 38, arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a minor for several years, according to Kennewick Police

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Second suspect arrested in sexual abuse of Kennewick juvenile. Police say she is Bret Emineth’s girlfriend and took part in the abuse.


KENNEWICK, Wash. — A 38-year-old man was arrested Monday after he allegedly sexually abused a minor for several years, according to the Kennewick Police Department.

The Kennewick Police Department says a juvenile female reported the crime to police Monday.

After an interview with the girl, the Kennewick Police Department and the Benton County Sheriff’s Office took Bret Emineth, 38, into custody.

Police say a search warrant was completed at a residence in the 2000 block of W Second Ave. to locate evidence of the alleged crime.

Emineth was booked into the Benton County Jail for the alleged crime of second degree rape of a child.

This is an ongoing investigation.