Police arrest suspect in connection with string of armed robberies

Police arrest suspect in connection with string of armed robberies
Photo courtesy of Kennewick Police Department.

TRI-CITIES, Wash.- Police arrested 20-year old Juan Delatorre as a suspect in a string of armed robberies that happened in Kennewick, Pasco, and Sunnyside between June 8th and June 10th.

Police said two convenience stores in Kennewick and two stores in Sunnyside were robbed in the early morning hours of June 8th. Additionally, three more stores in Kennewick and one store in Pasco were robbed on June 10th by a suspect who displayed a weapon.

During the investigation, detectives determined Delatorre was a person of interest in the robberies and obtained a search warrant.

Delatorre was arrested on Monday on suspicion of First Degree Robbery.