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Man With Gun Arrested On North Idaho College Campus

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

Coeur d'Alene Police Officers were called to the North Idaho College Campus on Monday morning for a report of the student with a concealed gun. 

A press release sent out on Monday afternoon indicated that police were first alerted to the situation after another student witness contacted campus administrators. The witness said he saw 34-year-old Michael Rustin Dan of Rathdrum in class on February 6th with a revolver. The student said he saw Dan show the gun in a holster from underneath his coat.

The witness then told administrators that he hung out with Dan later that night and said Dan was talking about dying and not being afraid to die. The witness believed this was due to relationship problems that Dan was having. According to the press release, the witness believed Dan bought 75 hollow point rounds for the gun and he was afraid he was going to harm himself. 

The witness was concerned that Dan would show up on campus on Monday with the gun, and administrators contacted the police department to help locate Dan. 

Officers were able to find Dan and took him into custody without incident after determining he did not have a permit to carry a concealed weapon. The press release also said that officers found drug paraphernalia on Dan that is commonly used for meth. Dan told officers he uses meth and officers say he appeared to be under the influence at the time of the arrest. 

Dan was booked into jail and later posted bond for both misdemeanor offenses. 

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