KPD: Man arrested after he threatens to kill 2 children in local hotel

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A man is behind bars this morning, after police say he made multiple threats to kill children in a Kennewick hotel.

Kennewick Police responded to the La Quinta Inn in Kennewick yesterday.

Officers tried to talk to the man in the room in question, but they received no answer.

Police entered the room and found Bernardino Garza and two children inside.

Garza had allegedly threatened to kill the two 9-year-old children and would not allow them to answer the door when police arrived.

KPD arrested Garza and booked him into the Benton County Jail.

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