Man Burglarizes Woman’s Shop and Then Her Missoula Home
Missoula, MT (KGVO-AM News) - On August 20, 2023, Missoula County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a burglary call. The reporting party, Jane Doe, stated an unknown male was in her shop. The male was later identified as 23-year-old Dyllan Johnson.
Jane said she discovered Johnson in her shop and observed him rummaging through items. Jane said she was frightened but still instructed Johnson to leave her property. Johnson left the shop and Jane returned to her home.
However, a few minutes later, Johnson was seen by Jane’s daughter walking up the driveway back towards the residence. Jane said this scared her and her daughter. Jane watched Johnson’s actions from her home and called 911.
Jane said she lost sight of Johnson and thought he might be in their camper trailer. When deputies arrived, she was able to confirm that Johnson had also unlawfully entered their camper because she found Johnson’s phone, cash, lighter, and a charger lying on the bed.
After discovering Johnson on their property, John Doe returned home. John and Jane began to search their property and they reported they believed that Johnson may have also been inside the home because their Roomba vacuum cleaner was sitting next to the front door.
Jane said she knew this item was moved because the Roomba no longer works and was last placed inside a closet in the laundry room. Jane reported she thinks Johnson was looking for items of value and staging them by the door.
Deputies located Johnson and placed him under arrest. Johnson was read Miranda and agreed to speak to the deputies. According to court documents, Johnson admitted to using drugs that day. He stated he has been addicted to methamphetamine and uses it quite a bit every day.
Johnson was searched incident to arrest and two pills were discovered in his pocket. Johnson was then transported to the Missoula County Detention Facility. On the way there, Johnson was moving and sweating uncontrollably in the back seat. Johnson then admitted to taking Adderall.
Johnson is currently being charged with felony burglary. On August 21, 2023, Johnson made his initial appearance in Missoula Justice Court and his bond was set at $10,000.
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