Man behind bars after threatening office with Airsoft gun

KENNEWICK POLICE NEWS RELEASE-- On March 6, 2014 at about 1301 hours, during a phone call Robert Lack had with Patrick Thomas Whiteman, Whiteman was getting upset and told Lack he was going to use an airsoft gun and shoot people at Lack's office and then protest out in front of the location.

Lack took the threat seriously so the office was placed into lock down and Lack called 911. Officers located Whiteman and arrested him. Whiteman was taken to Benton County Jail and placed on an investigative hold for felony harassment.