ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - An Albuquerque man claimed he was just trying to get home, but instead police say he stole a car officers were watching.
Michael Quintanilla, 21, was arraigned in Metropolitan Court Sunday charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.
A criminal complaint alleges Quintanilla told police detectives he was drunk and walking home at about 3 a.m. Saturday when he noticed a parked car and decided to take the car to get home.
The car was baited with a tracking device, however, and officers disabled the car. They then arrested Quintanilla.
At last report he remained in the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center under a $500 bond.
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