GENERAL VALLEY NEWS
Grays Harbor County Jail inmate only out of jail for minutes, was arrested again for new offense
March 28, 2017
(MONTESANO, WA.) -- A Grays Harbor County Jail inmate was only out of jail and out on the street for about 10 minutes before being arrested for prowling cars in Montesano, Washington Friday March 24.
KBKW Radio in Aberdeen said Grays Harbor County sheriff's deputies were called to the county courthouse parking lot by a courthouse Security Officer that Friday because a citizen reported seeing a man inside her vehicle next to the courthouse.
The Security Officer saw the man exiting the vehicle and detained him for deputies who placed the 30-year-old man under arrest for vehicle prowling. Detective learned that the man had been released from jail approximately 10 minutes earlier, said the report.
After searching the man, Deputies found suspected methamphetamine and heroin on the man. He told detectives he found the drugs in another vehicle he had "already prowled during his ten minutes of freedom," according to the KBKW report.