BEND, OR -- A Washington state couple was arrested by Bend Police, Sunday evening, after they were allegedly caught driving a vehicle stolen from Olympia, Washington. The beige pickup had no license plate and an altered temporary tag in the window, when an officer pulled it over, just before 6 p.m. The driver, 28-year-old Troy Porter, initially provided false information to the officer, but police soon determined the truck had been reported stolen at the end of June.
Once officers identified Porter, they determined he had an out of state arrest warrant. His passenger, 35-year-old Brooke Eng, had stolen identification and was in possession of Methamphetamine. During the investigation, officers recovered several other pieces of stolen property in the pickup. The investigation is ongoing.
Porter is charged with Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, Possession of a stolen vehicle, False information to a Police Officer, Failure to display a license and an out of state warrant. Eng is charged with Meth possession, Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, Possession of a stolen vehicle and two counts of Identity theft.