PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On Tuesday morning, August 27th, 2013, at about 2:00 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff's Deputy J. Moffett responded to a residential burglary call near the area of 16600 S. Carstens Road.
While en route to the residence, the victim told dispatch that a young white male, approximately 5'10", 130-140 pounds, wearing a plaid jacket and blue jeans entered the victim's residence and took her car keys.
The victim said the suspect displayed a rifle, told her he was being chased and needed help, then took her car keys and stole her 2005, gold Chevrolet Trail Blazer. The victim said her front door had not been locked and that her car keys were right next to her purse.
The suspect left the scene in the vehicle and several deputies that responded to the scene were not able to locate the suspect. Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading to an arrest in this incident.
Persons with information should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should forward the tip via the Internet website www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org.
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.