Kennewick Police Department Press Release:

Case Number: 19-00708

Date and Time of Incident: 01/06/19 10:00PM

Location of Incident: 100 block N. McKinley St in Kennewick,

Summary of Incident:


On 01/06/19 at approx: 10:00PM Kennewick Police responded to a home invasion robbery in the 100 block of N. McKinley St. The 32 year old male victim reported that 3 males entered his residence, and robbed him at gunpoint. The victim reported being pistol whipped by one of the suspects. The three suspects fled the scene with cash and miscellaneous property. The victim’s injuries were minor and didn’t require medical attention. Also the victim knew one of his assailants. It was determined immediately that this wasn’t a random incident, and the public wasn’t in jeopardy. Detectives began investigating the case and identified Jonathan S. Ard (26) and Seth D. Briggs (30) as two of the suspects. The third suspect hasn’t been identified, yet.

On 01/08/19 at approx: 7:30PM KPD was dispatched to the 300 block of N. Union St. It was reported that the suspects had entered an apartment at the location. The apartment was contained by police and Jonathan Ard and Seth Briggs came outside and were arrested for Robbery 1st and outstanding arrest warrants. Detectives also arrested Heaven C. Wilcox (19) on an unrelated arrest warrant. Detectives served a search warrant at the scene and recovered illegal narcotics, stolen handgun and property taken during the robbery. Detectives also recovered a stolen vehicle from the parking lot. Jonathan Ard, Seth Briggs and Heaven Wilcox were booked into Benton County Jail.

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