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Man arrested while driving his car he reported stolen after being too drunk to locate it

By Mason White 10:36 AM April 11, 2016
Brian Primm 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A man was pulled over by police in a car that he reported stolen.

The man of Wisconsin, who called police to report that his car had been stolen, forgot to call them back when he found the vehicle.

Brian Primm, 39, was pulled over when police found the “stolen” car with him behind the wheel.

Primm was driving his Mercedes-Benz, which he reported stolen when he went outside and was unable to locate it.

Primm was arrested after police found that he was driving drunk. According to court records, this is Primm’s fourth drunk driving offense.

Primm was arrested around 1:45 a.m., after he was spotted by a UW-Madison police officer driving more than 40 mile-per-hour in a 25 mph zone.

Police realized that this car was reported stolen at 1:00 a.m. Officers were ready to make a high risk traffic stop, thinking the car was stolen. However, the soon realized that the man who reported the car stolen, was driving it.

When asked why he did not to call the police to let them know that he found his vehicle, he shrugged his shoulder, but did not respond.