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By Lucas Walsh
Cheney Free Press 

Multiple vehicle prowls in Airway Heights and Cheney over Christmas

Police Chief Rick Bechtel comments on string of crimes


Last updated 1/11/2023 at 1:01pm

CHENEY/AIRWAY HEIGHTS – Multiple vehicle prowling incidents were reported by Airway Heights and Cheney police departments between Dec. 19-31.

Cheney Police Chief Rick Bechtel said “The holidays provide a density of opportunity for vehicle prowlers, and we usually see an ebb and flow of increased activity during these times.”

Lieutenant J. Keith of Airway Heights police also commented, saying of the prowls “There’s no evidence that they are in any way related or connected in an organized way.”

“It’s unfortunate,” Bechtel said “but people tend to let their guard down duri...

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