Man leads Benton County deputies on chase before driving down dead end

Photo: Benton County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Benton County Sheriff's Office

KENNEWICK, Wash. – After not stopping at a red light, a driver decided to take off instead of stopping for police.

It all happened near 1st and SR-397, according to Benton County deputies.

The driver was going 80 when, as deputies put it, he “became lost heading into Finley, and drove down a dead end road into an orchard.”

That’s where he was arrested for attempting to elude.

Deputies attempted to stop a vehicle that ran a red light and was driving recklessly in the area of 1st/ SR397. The…

Posted by Benton County, WA Sheriff's Office – Sheriff Jerry Hatcher on Sunday, January 19, 2020