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By Roger Harnack
Franklin Connection 

Pasco woman arrested in stabbing

Arriaga accused of attack on roommate


Last updated 9/9/2020 at 3pm

Pasco Police Department

Jennifer Arriaga is facing a second-degree assault charge after allegedly stabbing her roommate Sept. 5.

PASCO - A local woman remained in the Franklin County Jail on Wednesday, Sept. 9, accused of stabbing her roommate over the weekend.

Pasco Police Department

The knife on the right is believed to be the weapon used in the attack, Pasco police said.

Jennifer Arriaga, 21, is being held on $2,500 cash bail in the Franklin County Jail for second-degree assault, jail records show.

She was arrested about 3:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, and booked into the jail at 5:05 a.m., records show.

According to records, police responded to a reported stabbing in the 1000 block of West Pearl Street.

Officers arriving on-scene found the victim's roommate with a non-life-threatening stab wound in her upper arm, records show. She reported Arriaga stabbed her without a reason.

Arriaga was in the house and arrested, records show. Investigators found a knife in another roommate's room.

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Roger Harnack, Publisher

Roger Harnack is the co-owner/publisher of Free Press Publishing. Having grown up Benton City, Roger is an award-winning journalist, photographer, editor and publisher. He's one of only two editorial/commentary writers from Washington state to ever receive the international Golden Quill. Roger is dedicated to the preservation of local media, and the voice it retains for Eastern Washington.

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