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Man Arrested After Not Remembering The Name Of The Person He 'Borrowed' A Car From

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Grimes was booked into the Spokane County Jail for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, Driving While Suspended and four local warrants Grimes was booked into the Spokane County Jail for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, Driving While Suspended and four local warrants
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A man found driving a stolen car in Spokane Valley Friday night told a deputy he was just borrowing it from someone in Walla Walla.

The deputy noticed the white Crown Victoria pass by him near 5th and Thierman and after running the car's registration, found that it was reported as stolen out of Walla Walla. 

The deputy followed the car to a home on E. 6th and saw the driver, identified as 42-year-old Jerome Grimes, approach an elderly woman at her house. The deputy talked to the woman, who said she had no idea who Grimes was and had never seen him before. Grimes was place under arrest for being in possession of the stolen car. However, Grimes told the deputy it wasn't stolen, and that he was just borrowing it from the son of a woman named Joanna in Walla Walla. Grimes however could not remember the name of Joanna's son. 

After additional investigation, the deputy found the ignition of the car had been manipulated, and that Grimes was in possession of meth. 

As to why Grimes approached the elderly woman shortly before his arrest, the deputy found that in the original report of the stolen car in Walla Walla, the victim, also an elderly woman, believed Grimes entered her home and stole her cell phone and Crown Victoria. 

Grimes was booked into the Spokane County Jail for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, Driving While Suspended, plus four additional warrants. 
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