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Man arrested in theft

ROSALIA — Whitman County Sheriff’s Office deputies apprehended a man with $10,000 worth of stolen property at the Horn School Rest Area in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 14.

Brian G. Funk, 53, of Spokane, was caught pulling a trailer loaded with plywood valued at $3,500 after the owner of the trailer spotted his stolen property on the highway, Sheriff’s Office records show.

The owner of the trailer and plywood followed Funk while informing deputies of his whereabouts, leading to Funk’s eventual arrest at the rest area on Highway 195 at approximately 1:30 a.m.

When questioned, Funk d...


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