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Burglery Suspect Arrested and Two Firearms Recovered

Lewiston, ID– Released by the Lewiston Police Department on Thursday, April 19

Lewiston Police arrested a 21- year old Lewiston man for Burglary, two counts of Grand Theft and an outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrant after executing a search warrant on his home in the 700 block of 7th Avenue in Lewiston on April 19th with the assistance from Quad Cities Task Force.

Colin Hawkins was arrested at about 1:37 p.m. following a search warrant that stemmed from an April 17th investigation by the Lewiston Police Officer Tyler Knigge of several car burglaries in Lewiston. During the investigation, Officer Knigge learned a shotgun and other property had been taken from multiple vehicles in a Lewiston parking lot. Hawkins was identified as the suspect.

Detectives located stolen property, including the shotgun, in Hawkins’ home. Detectives also recovered another stolen pistol frm a separate Lewiston Car burglary.
The Lewiston Police Department would like to remind residents to not leave firearms in their unattended vehicles. We would also like to thank the Quad Cities Drug Task Force for their assistance.