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January 23, 2014
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Reno man arrested in burglary

A Reno man was arrested in Carson City after he was identified leaving a Johnson Lane home that had been burglarized.

Kenneth Lamontagne, 25, was spotted driving away from his brother-in-law’s home at about 4:47 p.m. Wednesday.

The victim said he was headed home when he saw a black Jeep Liberty pulling out of his driveway. He recognized his sister’s vehicle.

He found his front door unlocked and a window to the garage had been broken, and the door between the garage and the house had been pried open.

Missing was a Mossberg shotgun and a Smith and Wesson .38 Special revolver and five to six Playstation 3 video games.

While investigators were talking to the victim, the description of the vehicle was broadcast. Carson City deputies heard the call and spotted the vehicle on its way to Washoe Valley.

They pulled over the Jeep and arrested Lamontagne after spotting the shotgun.

He was transported to Douglas County and booked into jail on charges of burglary, grand larceny and possession of stolen property, all with firearm enhancements.


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