Snohomish County, WA – The Washington State Patrol recovered an occupied Stolen car on November 11th, 2020 at the Arlington Rest area along Interstate 5. Troopers shared a photo of the vehicle on Twitter. The driver, of the stolen car, conveniently parked the vehicle in a “Police Parking Only” Spot at the rest area, see photo below.
This sharp eyed Washington State Patrol Trooper was quick to realize this vehicle was not an undercover police vehicle and made contact with the driver. Not only was the car not an undercover police vehicle, the driver was not an actual police officer. To top this story off, the vehicle had previously been reported as stolen.
In addition to the unofficial award of “Dummy of the Day, this guy received a free ride to jail in an actual police vehicle and the stolen Honda was returned to the registered owner.