Felon Arrested for Possession of Firearm
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) – Officers arrested a convicted felon on Friday in Twin Falls when attempting to arrest another person who had a warrant out for their arrest.
Tirzo Muro, 30, of Buhl, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and one felony count of unlawful possession of a firearm. According to court documents, at about 8:57 p.m. police went to a home on the 300 block of Jefferson Street in Twin Falls to arrest a person with an active warrant.
After knocking on the door of the residence, one officer noticed a silhouette move to the corner of the fence and disappear. The officer looked over the fence and saw a crouched man. The man identified himself as Muro.
The office ask Muro to come over the fence. The officer searched Muro and noticed the top of a sealable baggie near Muro’s feet, which the officer believed might have been on his person. The officer went back to the location by the fence where Muro has been crouching and allegedly found a handgun, two glass pipes and a crystalline white substance believed to be methamphetamine.
Muro was placed under arrest and was booked at the Twin Falls County Jail. Bond was set at $25,000 and Muro’s preliminary hearing is set for April 29 at 8:15 a.m. before Judge Calvin Campbell.