Grant Boursaw: Suspected of breaking into hospitalized elderly woman’s home — how low can a crook go?

Breaking into an elderly woman’s home right after she passed away and while her family’s mourning her loss: It never ceases to amaze me just how low a crook can go.

Detectives with the North Snohomish County Property Crimes Unit says home surveillance photos show convicted felon Grant Boursaw — outside the victim’s home in Arlington, right before he breaks in to steal the victim’s valuables.



He’s wanted for the home burglary and by the Department of Corrections for Escape.

Detectives say they just about had him on Wednesday night. “We went up to an address on the Tulalip Reservation where I learned he’d been staying. He wasn’t home,” says Det. Glenn DeWitt. “While we were up there I saw him drive by in his truck. He drove through the woods and crashed through some trails and was dropped off somewhere in the woods and fled.” Detectives say it was his girlfriend in the car with him who helped him escape. She was arrested for obstructing and later released.

He’s 45 years old, 5’10” and weighs 180 pounds.

He’s been busted for burglary before.

Detectives say he has ties to the Kirkland and Seattle areas and is a long-time Snohomish County criminal.

If you know where he’s hiding, call an anonymous tip into:

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.