Police: Man arrested in Rockaway Beach after $4K worth of power tools recovered

Booking photo and stolen items (Images: Rockaway Beach police)

Stolen power tools were recovered during a search warrant at an address in Rockaway Beach on Aug. 29.

Rockaway Beach police said they assisted in executing a search warrant at a home on South Island Street in Rockaway.

During the search, police said they found several power tools with a total value of over $4,000 dollars that had been previously reported stolen during a burglary earlier in 2018.

The suspect, Richard S. Seward was arrested for first-degree theft for possession of stolen property and multiple violations of his probation.

On Friday, Aug. 31, police also executed a search warrant at an address on Driftwood Avenue in Garibaldi. While searching the property, multiple stolen items with links to a local business as well as local homeowners were recovered.

Illegal narcotics and narcotic paraphernalia were also seized.

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