Suspect in four armed robberies located and arrested by Kennewick police, U.S. Marshals

Kennewick Armed Robbery Suspect
Kennewick Police Department

UPDATE on 1/24/22: Kennewick police announce that Andrew Badziong was brought into custody in an operation executed with the help of the U.S. Marshals Task Force on Monday.

According to a release from the Kennewick Police Department, authorities located Badziong on the 5100-block of W Clearwater Ave. The suspect tried to flee from them on foot, but eventually gave up and was taken into custody without incident.

He was booked into the Benton County on four counts of robbery to the first degree.

The following breaking news article has been left unaltered from its original publishing date.


KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Kennewick Police Department has named Andrew Badziong, 30, as the prime suspect responsible for four armed robberies in October and December.

Kennewick police say three convenience stores and one coffee stand were robbed at knifepoint in October and December.

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Investigators determined that there was probable cause to arrest Badziong in connection to the armed robberies.

The Kennewick Police Department searched an apartment on the 5000 block of W Clearwater Ave. on Wednesday in hopes of finding Badiong, but were unable to locate him.

Police say Badziong is wanted for four counts of first degree robbery.

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The KPD says that Badziong should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Badziong should call 509-628-0333 or leave an anonymous tip at kpdtips.com.

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