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Duluth Man Charged for Vehicle Prowling

Updated: 12/06/2013 5:20 PM
Created: 12/06/2013 4:16 PM WDIO.com

A 20-year-old Duluth man has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing a handgun from a vehicle he prowled.

On Wednesday, Duluth Police say they responded to the 5500 block of West 8th St. for a report of a person prowling vehicles in the area. 

When officers arrived, they found evidence that someone had checked vehicles parked on West 8th Street, from 56th to 44th Avenue West. 

Joshua Leel Miller was taken into custody by officers, after they located items taken from a vehicle near Miller's shoeprints. Police say he was also identified by a witness. 

After searching Miller, police say they found a .22 revolver loaded with six rounds. Miller admitted to taking it out of a vehicle.

Miller faces charges of Felony Theft of a Firearm, Gross Misdemeanor Possession of a Pistol without a Permit, Carrying a Pistol Under the Influence, and Tampering with a Motor Vehicle.

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