A 28YO Coeur d'Alene man faces three charges, including burglary of Cisco's Antique Store at 1137 Sherman Ave., after leading police on a traffic and foot chase in the southeastern part of Coeur d'Alene Wednesday night. Shane Patrick Amaral was caught by police officers and sheriff's deputies in the 1300 block of Wallace Avenue., according to a police news release. Amaral reportedly drove off from a traffic stop in 1100 block of Indiana Avenue after a patrol officer asked him to exit his vehicle. The officer then followed him as he allegedly ran stop signs and then jumped from the vehicle before it rolled into a fence in a cul-de-sac in the 800 block of 22nd Place. According to the news release, an officer saw silver dishware and candlesticks in Amaral's car. Amaral reportedly told the officer that he planned to return to the antique store to retrieve other stolen items he'd left behind it. Amaral was also charged with eluding and officer and possession of a controlled substance/Sgt. Christie Wood, Coeur d'Alene Police Department. Full news release here.
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