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Moses Lake man gets 3 months in jail for shooting up driver with heroin before stealing two cars

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MOSES LAKE, Wash. -

A man who admitted to stealing a car in Moses Lake, then later stealing another car because the first car was stolen from him, was sentenced this week to three months in jail.

iFIBER One News reports that 23-year-old Corbin Finigan pleaded guilty to theft in the first degree. According to court records, Finigan was initially charged with theft of a motor vehicle, but the charge was amended as part of a plea agreement.

Moses Lake Police arrested Fingan the morning of Jan. 4  after stealing a running pickup truck from outside a gas station on North Stratford Road.

Finigan was also the suspect of a car theft Jan. 3, where the victim told police he gave Finigan a ride from Spokane to Moses Lake. In return, Finigan injected him with heroin. The vehicle owner passed out and his car was stolen while he took a heroin nap.

Finigan later claimed during an interview with police the victim still had his car. He also said drugs found with him during his arrest were not his and he did not use drugs. Minutes later, he admitted to using methamphetamine.

iFIBER reports that in a later interview, Finigan admitted to taking the car Jan. 3. He told police that a man named Ken Major re-stole the car from him outside of a WinCo Foods where Finigan was panhandling when Finigan went inside the store to use the restroom. 

Finigan then walked to the nearby gas station and stole the pickup truck.

Major, who is awaiting trial in his stolen vehicle case, was arrested Jan. 4 after police located the first stolen car along West Broadway Avenue. iFIBER reports that Major allegedly ditched the car and ran across West Broadway before he was taken into custody after a short foot chase with police. 

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