SOAP LAKE, Wash. – Two people were arrested Wednesday in connection to a home burglary near Soap Lake.
Grant County Sheriff officials said a home on State Route 17 North had been burglarized two nights in a row so a deputy kept an eye on the home Wednesday morning.
Authorities said around 6:00 a.m. the deputy saw a car pull up, open a gate and drive up to the home. The deputy then stopped the car as it was leaving the home.
Officials said the driver of the car, Brenda Starcher, 44, was arrested and her passenger Daniel Coreas, 26, fled on foot. Deputies, Ephrata police and sheriff’s K9 Grizzly searched the area, according to the Grant County Sheriff.
Authorities said a passerby told deputies the saw a person who looked like Coreas get into a car that was headed north on State Route 17 toward Coulee City. Law enforcement was able to catch up with the car near Moore Road Northeast and arrested Coreas.
Coreas and Starcher were both booked into the Grant County Jail for second degree burglary.