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Guns left by fleeing fugitive were stolen

The Liberty Lake Police Department solved a few gun theft cases with assistance from a helpful citizen recently.

A woman came into the police department on Feb. 24 with several firearms. She told police that they had been left at her home by her daughter, who is currently wanted by the FBI for crimes in Idaho and recently fled the state, said Police Chief Brian Asmus.

Police took the guns and discovered they had all been stolen. The weapons are being sent to police in the jurisdictions where they were taken.

Other calls from Feb. 22-29

Feb. 22: A resident in the 22000 block of East Country Vista Drive called police to report being followed by an elderly man who appeared confused. The elderly man was found safely in his home.

Feb. 28: A resident in the 1900 block of North Forest Ridge Street reported that someone was banging on his garage door. Police could not find anyone when they arrived at the scene. Damage to the door was estimated at $2,000.

Arrests: Police made one arrest for driving with a suspended license.

Citations: Officers handed out citations for failure to install a required ignition interlock device and speeding.

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