Lamont burglary suspect arrested
March 31, 2022
COLFAX — Months after things were stolen from homes in Lamont the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office investigation led to an arrest.
The thefts took place last summer. Deputies continued their investigation and found a suspect, who was arrested in Lincoln County in December of 2021 for similar thefts, said Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers.
Deputies visited the suspect at his home just outside of Tyler on Tuesday. They obtained consent from the property owner to search and found some of the stolen items including tools and a $30,000 utility trailer stolen from Lamont.