Tempe police are investigating and making great memes after they say a man drove to pick up his girlfriend from jail in a stolen truck Monday.

According to police, an officer was driving to Tempe Police Headquarters when a license plate reader on his vehicle alerted him that he had just passed a stolen vehicle. Another officer stopped the truck and took the driver into custody, Tempe Police Lieutenant Michael Pooley told 12 News in an email.

The driver told police he was going to pick up his girlfriend from jail. The driver said he was borrowing the truck from someone else, police said.

Tempe Police’s tweet about the incident was retweeted over 150 times.



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