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Burglary suspect walks out of home right in front of responding Kootenai County deputies

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If suspicious activity is observed, please contact the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office at (208)446-1300 or dial 911 if it is an emergency If suspicious activity is observed, please contact the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office at (208)446-1300 or dial 911 if it is an emergency
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POST FALLS, Idaho -

While investigating a residential burglary Wednesday evening, Kootenai County Sheriff's deputies say the suspect simply walked out of the home right in front of them. 

Deputies responded to an alarm just after 5:30 p.m. to a home near the Washington/Idaho state line. Once on scene, they found a broken window and a bicycle that seemed out of place. While assessing the scene, deputies say a man, identified as 24-year-old Dillon L. Tower, walked out of the home wearing a large backpack and walked toward the bicycle. 

After he was taken into custody, deputies search Tower's backpack and found about 75 items of stolen jewelry, collectables, and other valuables. Deputies say it appears all of the items were from the home. 

Tower was charged with burglary, grand theft, felony malicious injury to property, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

The Sheriff's Office wants to remind citizens to be on the lookout for suspicious activity in your neighborhood and if you see anything concerning, to call them at 208-446-1300 or dial 911 in the case of an emergency. 

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