Suspicious vehicle check leads to convicted felon’s arrest in Spokane Valley

Suspicious vehicle check leads to convicted felon’s arrest in Spokane Valley
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A suspicious vehicle check turned into the arrest of a convicted felon by Spokane Valley Deputies on Friday.

It was around 1 a.m. when a deputy stopped to check on a car that was suspiciously parked in a lot near the 15700 block of E. Broadway. A scan of the license plate and it became clear that the registered owner had a warrant out for her arrest.

Deputies found the registered owner, along with another man, 24-year-old Reynee D. Moore, in the car. Permission from the car’s owner to search the car revealed that Moore was hiding a loaded .25 caliber, stainless steel Baur pistol, wrapped in a bandana, in the backseat.

A criminal history check proved that Moore had been convicted of burglarizing a residence in 2014, and his possession of a firearm was illegal.

The registered owner of the car admitted that she was a heroin addict, but a search of the car came up empty and she was released.

Moore was booked into Spokane County Jail for the felony warrant and a new felony charge of unlawful possession of a firearm 1st degree.

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