In December, 2015, we reportedÂ howÂ a Burien Police officer lost a semi-automatic rifle that fell out of the back of his patrol SUV that had stopped to deploy spike strips during a pursuit.
The King County Sheriff’s Office even offered a $1,000 reward for the missing rifle at the time.
Turns out that the lost Bushmaster XM15-E2S was recently found in the apartment of a two-time felon, and The Seattle Times has an excellent story about its mysterious discovery.
“What is clear is that police records, emergency-dispatch audio, witness accounts and charging documents that outline the rifleâ€™s journey make for a strange tale.”
Read the full story by Evan Bush here.