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By Lee Hughes
Staff reporter 

Sleeping burglar awakened by deputies

Homeowners armed themselves, burglar lucky he wasn’t shot


Last updated 1/30/2020 at 11:02am

SPOKANE COUNTY — Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a burglar caught sleeping in a spare bedroom, then linked the suspect to two other nearby burglaries, according to a press release.

On Sunday, Jan. 19, Deputy Ryan Truman responded to a 12:15 p.m. report of a stranger asleep in the caller’s rural residence on the 7200 block of W. Griffin Road.

Arriving, Truman found a set of footprints in the snow on the driveway leading to the home and immediately recognized the size and tread pattern as that from two earlier residential burglaries earlier that day he had investigated just a...

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