As we wrap up 2016, let's take a look at some of the more eye-opening crime stories in Tri-Cities.

  • 1

    Daniel Rowe

    Daniel Rowe of Richland last August drove up to Olympia to beat up Black Lives Matter protesters disrespecting police officers. Not getting his opportunity, he chose to stab a kissing bi-racial couple instead:

  • 2

    RIchard Heathman

    Richard Heathman of Hermiston stabbed a woman in the neck and then tried to choke the responding officer.

  • 3

    Anthony Garver

    Anthony Garver escaped from Western State Hospital last spring. He was incarcerated for tying a 20-year-old woman to her bed with electrical cords, stabbing her 24 times in the chest and slashing her throat.

  • 4

    Rayfield Cole

    Rayfield Cole of Kennewick strangled and stabbed his girlfriend in front of her children last spring after she announced she was leaving him

  • 5

    Rory Star

    Rory Star arrested for threatening people with a knife last October in a Richland Starbucks shortly after being released from prison for stabbing a friend.

  • 6

    Theresa Wiltse

    Theresa Wiltse is accused of kidnapping and murdering a 69-year-old Kennewick woman in November

  • 7

    John A. Feher and Heather Kristine Walbridge

    Last March a Richland couple was arrested for trying to hire someone to kill her ex husband in Vancouver, WA.

  • 8

    Casey Henderson

    Last March Casey Henderson beat, choked and killed Katy Straalsund of Richland while they were at school together in Seattle.

  • 9

    Kevin Philips

    Kevin Phillips stabbed his own father in October.

  • 10

    Nick Bryant

    Nick Bryant is accused a stabbing his own girlfriend and Tri-Cities man Christopher Gilchrist Halloween night over meth. Gilchrist stumbled to a nearby home and got help from a woman handing out Halloween candy before dying.