Evanston, WY.   –   On Tuesday morning, a pistol was turned into the Evanston Police Department. The weapon had been spotted in the middle of the street in the area of Crestview Drive.

Police put out a notice looking for the owner of the pistol, asking those with information to contact the Police Department and provide a description of the firearm.

The owner of the pistol was eventually located, and the pistol was returned to him.

Evanston Police thanked the public for their assistance in locating pistol’s owner in a Facebook post.