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Felon wanted since February arrested hiding in rafters of Lewiston home

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Dustin Peason was taken into custody just after midnight on Saturday Dustin Peason was taken into custody just after midnight on Saturday
LEWISTON, Idaho -

Lewiston Police report a wanted felon on the run since February 2015 was arrested overnight at a house at 1117 Richardson. Police say the man was found hiding in the rafters of the house, partially covered in insulation.

Police first got the information about where the felon, identified as 29-year-old Dustin Pearson, may have been on Friday. Pearson had several felony and misdemeanor warrants out for his arrest. Detectives followed up on the tip and conducted further interviews before a search warrant was served just after midnight on Saturday.

The Lewiston S.W.A.T. team took Pearson into custody after discovering him hiding in the rafters of the house. He was taken into custody on multiple arrest warrants.

Two other people at the house, identified as Nori Pearson and Jessica Martin, were also taken into custody for harboring and protecting a felon.

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