A man was arrested for burglary on Saturday, April 27th after posing as an Vivant alarm salesman to enter homes.
Ryan Lee Schmidt, 24, was arrested after Moses Lake residents complained about his pushy and aggressive efforts to get into their homes while trying to sell them an alarm system. Schmidt was already wanted for investigation of a residential burglary the previous day. He is suspected of stealing medication after gaining access to the home.
Schmidt had been an employee of Vivant, but was fired on Friday, April 26th. He was wearing a gray polo shirt with the orange Vivant logo and was carrying a Vivant I.D. card.
Police say that any homeowners who think they may have let Schmidt into their home recently should check for stolen items. If you think you may have been a victim you should contact law enforcement through the non-emergency number (509) 762-1160.