PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – A man found asleep in a U-Haul truck with the door open and the engine running has been arrested after police say they found him with credit cards, social security cards and driver’s licenses. drive that had been reported stolen.
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The Port St. Lucie Police Department said in a news release that officers found Grover Willis asleep in the U-Haul at a Speedway gas station at 3 a.m. Wednesday. Police said when they asked to see his driver’s license, he had trouble producing because it was mixed in a bag with several social security cards, credit cards and other driver’s licenses which officers learned they were robbed in South Florida.
Officers said they quickly discovered the U-Haul was reported stolen in South Florida and that Willis did not have a valid driver’s license. Police said in the news release that officers also found a crack pipe and cocaine inside the vehicle.
Police told WPEC that Willis was arrested after initially resisting arrest. He was charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle, unlawful possession of five or more pieces of identification, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer and driving a a vehicle without a valid licence.
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