February 18, 2020
NBC Right Now
RICHLAND, WA – The Richland and Kennewick police departments are receiving a cash forfeiture reward of just over $154,000 for their contributions in a federal child pornography case.
Last year, 63-year-old Kennewick resident Dale Gordon Black was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for producing child porn in his home.
About $186,000 was seized from Black – that same cash now being awarded to the Richland and Kennewick Police Departments. A separate $19,000 was paid in restitution.
The way these forfeiture awards work is if a federal agency