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(left to right) Brian Wallace and Samuel Adams

MOSES LAKE - 28-year-old Samuel Adams of Moses Lake is behind bars after he and 40-year-old Brian Wallace of Omak allegedly burglarized a home and made off with over $20,000 in cash in Okanogan County last week.

A press release from the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office states that the burglary occurred at around 10:31 a.m. at a home on Chesaw Road in Oroville on Sunday.

After further investigation, deputies were able to identify the two suspects.

On Tuesday, June 28, at 4:25 p.m., a deputy arrested Adams at a motel in Tonasket. Law enforcement was able to recover some of the stolen money as well as a vehicle Adams had purchased with the stolen cash.

Adams was booked into the Okanogan County Jail for residential burglary, 1st degree theft and outstanding warrants.

Wallace remains at large.