Crownsville man 'tired of walking' arrested for allegedly driving stolen car in Carroll

A Crownsville man was arrested after allegedly being caught speeding in a stolen car in Carroll County Saturday, Aug. 18.

Jared Temple, 19, of the 900 block of Indian Creek Lane, was charged with unlawfully taking a vehicle, according to charging documents. His bail was set at $8,000 Saturday, before a judge ordered Temple held without bail at a hearing Monday, electronic court records show.


Temple was driving a silver Dodge Caliber 53 mph in a 35 mph zone on southbound Md. 32, according to the statement of probable cause.

A Maryland State Police trooper from the Westminster Barack stopped the vehicle near Lake Forest Court, identified Temple and ran a registration check, according to the statement.

The routine check revealed that the vehicle had been reported stolen by its owner Friday, according to the statement.

The officer who stopped Temple for the traffic violation called for backup. When it arrived the state troopers approached the vehicle, police wrote.

Troopers arrested Temple, who they described as compliant, police wrote.

Temple admitted to police that he stole the car, saying it was unlocked and the keys were left inside, according to the statement.

Asked by an officer why he had taken the vehicle, police wrote, “[Temple] stated, ‘I was tired of walking.’ ”