Male Suspected of Stealing Handgun
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest Offers Reward
Spokane Valley Investigative Unit (SVIU) Detectives are attempting to identify the suspect in this photo regarding the theft of a handgun from American Pawn and Loan.
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On January 10, 2020, at approximately 9:45 a.m., Spokane Valley Deputies responded to American Pawn and Gun located at 8112 E. Sprague for the report of a stolen firearm.
Employees stated they noticed a handgun, Rossi .357 revolver, was missing from one of the gun cases. After a search determined the pistol wasn’t sold or held for a customer, they began reviewing their security footage.
The video showed on January 7, 2020, at approximately 2:45 p.m., the male in the photo arrived at the store in what appears to be a white, late 1990’s-early 2000’s Toyota Tacoma. He entered the store and began looking at several different items.
While the employee’s sight was obscured, the male is observed reaching over the counter and removing the pistol from the case. He places the handgun in his pocket before walking over to contact the employee.
After an extended conversation, the male leaves the business with the stolen firearm in his pocket.
The male is described as a white male, in his late 30’s, approximately 6’02”, 225-240 lbs. with brown hair and beard.
Persons with information regarding this theft, or can help identify this suspect, is urged to call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS or going to www.p3tips.com. Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect the cash reward.
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is a civilian organization that promotes public safety by paying cash rewards for information that solves crimes. It is not affiliated with law enforcement. Full Disclosure of reward requirements is available at http://www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org.