Pursuit ends in arrest near Waitsburg
Joseph A. Abbott was booked into Walla Walla County Jail last week
January 14, 2021
WAITSBURG—A Walla Walla man was arrested last week near Waitsburg after leading law enforcement on a chase from Columbia County.
On January 7, 2021, at approximately 7:30 p.m, Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 500 block of Bolles Road, near Waitsburg, to assist the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and Washington State Patrol in locating a suspect that fled on foot from a stolen vehicle.
The suspect, Joseph A. Abbott, 25, of Walla Walla, led law enforcement officers on a pursuit through Columbia County before crashing the stolen vehicle near Waitsburg. According to...