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HILLSBORO -- The 'moss man' suspect who failed to appear in court several weeks ago on a burglary case was captured Saturday near Detroit, Mich., police said.

A Washington County judge issued a bench warrant for Gregory Liascos, 37, earlier this month after he didn't show up for his first day of trial. Jurors were sent home for the day, according to the Washington Co. Sheriff's Office.

Liascos is suspected of breaking into the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals in October 2010 while wearing a camouflage ghillie suit. He was later found by a police dog.

He told KGW at the time that the episode was all a misunderstanding with his children over a Halloween costume. Police misinterpreted his get up and proximity to the museum, he said.

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