Man arrested for theft of motor vehicle
January 12, 2023
COLFAX—Whitman County Deputies arrested Nicholas J. Bunch, 39 for theft of a motor vehicle, and three counts of vehicle prowl the evening of Jan. 7, states a press release from Jan. 9, 2023.
According to reports, Saturday evening a citizen reported giving a ride to a stranger earlier in the morning and then dropping him off near Dry Creek Road. The citizen reported the incident to law enforcement after feeling suspicious of the encounter.
Concerned deputies contacted the homeowner, and discovered that the homeowner’s 2004 Silverado pickup truck was missing, states the release.