'Moss Man' fails to show in Hillsboro for trial

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HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) -- A man known as "Moss Man" failed to show up at his trial Tuesday in Hillsboro.

KGW reports (http://bit.ly/qzr31t) an arrest warrant has been issued for the 37-year-old Portland man, Gregory Liasco.

He is accused of breaking into the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals last October and hiding nearby.

When he was found by a police dog he was wearing a camouflage suit that made him look like a mound of moss.

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Information from: KGW-TV, http://www.kgw.com/