The Adams County Sheriff's Office needs your help in locating a suspect wanted in connection to a stolen vehicle.

Deputies responded to a report of a stolen vehicle located just before 5 pm Sunday in Othello, in the area of State Route 26 and Danielson Road.

Credit: Google Maps
Credit: Google Maps

The driver of the stolen truck allegedly threatened the reporting party with a screwdriver & then fled on foot.

Othello Police assisted the Sheriff's Department in setting up containment of the area with a K-9 team. K-9 Garrett apprehended one of the suspects, who was found in a vehicle pretending to be asleep. The driver of the stolen truck was located soon after and arrested. You have to love it when team-work pays off.

A third suspect remains on the loose.

29-year old Diego Rangel-Valdez of Othello was arrested for suspicion of assault and possession of a stolen vehicle. 36-year old Serafin Rangel-Sambrano of Mattawa was arrested for suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle.

Now, if we can get your help, let's get the third individual involved. If you have any information about the incident or knowledge of the third suspect's whereabouts, you're urged to contact the Adams County Sheriff's Office at 509-488-2061.

On 02/07/21 at about 1656 hours, Adams County Deputies with assistance from Othello Police Department, responded to the...

Posted by Adams County Sheriff's Office on Monday, February 8, 2021

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