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Police Recover Guns, Safe Full of Cash and Drugs From Stolen Trailer in Northlake

Police recovered two handguns and a safe full of cash and drugs after spotting a stolen trailer in Northlake last week.

Around 9 AM on October 14th, patrol officers spotted a camper trailer with drilled-out locks parked in the 2100 block of North Northlake Way.

Officers discovered the trailer had been reported stolen and checked inside, where they found a 54-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman.

Police found the man was carrying more than 20 debit, credit, and ID cards which appeared to belong to other people and discovered two loaded handguns in a backpack in the trailer, along with apparent stolen vehicle keys and modified keys typically used by auto thieves. Officers also recovered a small safe.

Major Crimes Task Force were called out to assist. After obtaining a search warrant for the safe, MCTF discovered it contained over $9,300, 39 grams of heroin, 1,357 pills containing fentanyl, 298 grams of methamphetamine, and 1,240 Xanax pills.

Police booked the man—who has previous felony convictions and is unable to legally possess firearms—into the King County Jail for possession of a stolen vehicle, unlawful possession of a firearm and narcotics possession with intent to distribute. Police booked the woman into King County Jail for possession of a stolen vehicle.

Edit: the original version of this post stated the female suspect was identified and released. It has been updated to reflect her booking status.