• Man steals car because he was late for exam, police say

    By: Fox13Memphis.com


    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A man told police he was in such a hurry to take an exam that he stole a car to get where he needed to take it on time, according to the arrest records.

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    Memphis police said the victim told officers his car was stolen from the University of Memphis parking lot on Aug. 23.

    Authorities on Thursday arrested Aashrith Kalale, 25, after he was pulled over in the stolen car, according to police.

    Officials said he told officers he took the car because he needed to get downtown to take a test and the bus was late. He said he found the car unlocked and the key was in the cup holder, police said. 

    Authorities arrested Kalale on one count of theft of property. Records from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office showed he remained jailed Saturday.

    The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.

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