Man assists police in own arrest - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Man assists police in own arrest

SPOKANE, Wash. - A 34-year-old man was arrested Sunday after returning to a store looking for a bag of methamphetamine he dropped.

Police were called to the Ziggy's home improvement store in the 4000 block of N. Market after employees at the store reported finding drugs.

Shortly after an employee found the drugs near a checkout stand, 34-year-old Christopher Wilson came into the store searching for an item he lost by the same stand. Wilson did not find what he was looking for but did leave his name and phone number with employees.

Store employees were suspicious and decided to check surveillance video. Video clearly showed Wilson dropping the drugs by the counter just minutes before it was found. Employees then called the Spokane Police. An officer arrived and tested the drugs, which came back positive for methamphetamine.

Officers used the information Wilson left to track him down at his house where they informed him he was under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

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