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July 27, 2016
Four vehicles were entered into in roughly the same area of Butte yesterday.
Taken were a wallet, purse, credit cards and a .40 caliber Smith and Wesson handgun.
Thefts occurred on Bantry Way, Phillips, and White Blvd. No sign of forced entry was found.
The matter is still under investigation, police said.
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Quintin Mahkuk was searching for someone on Pine Street early this morning, but only found the police.
Mahkuk was knocking on doors and trying to enter residences on the street, witnesses told police.
When law enforcement arrived, Mahkuk appeared agitated, Undersheriff George Skuletich told reporters at today’s media briefing.
Police found .4 grams of methamphetamine in Mahkuk’s possession, Skuletich said. Makhuk also had small clear plastic baggies and a spoon.
He was charged with criminal trespass, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, the undersheriff said.
Mahkuk is 34 and from Georgetown Lake, police said.