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64-Year-Old Spokane Valley Homeowner Detains 19-Year-Old Burglar

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On March 6th, 2014, at about 12:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residential burglary call near the 2100 block of S. St. Charles Road. Deputies arrived on scene to find the 64-year-old male homeowner holding 19-year-old Cameron Brunson down on the back porch.

After deputies detained Brunson he said he came to the house to steal back his stolen property. He said a friend told him his stolen items were at the S. Charles Road address and that the back door would be unlocked. Brunson told deputies he went to the library on Argonne that morning to Google the address so he could plan a route to the residence.

He said after he arrived at the house he used a rock to smash out the back slider to gain access. That was when he saw the homeowner come to the door, open it and hold him on the ground until deputies arrived. The homeowner told deputies he did detain Brunson on the back deck after he watched him smash the rear door. The homeowner had never seen Brunson before.

Brunson was booked into jail for the felony charge of Residential Burglary.

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