The man jacked a BMW, parked on the street of Calea Bessarabiei and went to visit his wife. The vehicle owner, aged 23, alerted the police of Chisinau, when he discovered that his car, worth 5000 euros, was missing.
Police have established that the offender left the territory of Chisinau, moving toward the north of the country. The police found and arrested him at his wife's temporary place of residence in Balti.
The man recognized his guilt, saying the car was unlocked and he decided to take it and pay a visit to his wife. It was also found that he was drunk and had no driving license.
The perpetrator was detained for 72 hours in the detention ward of Chisinau Police Department, being investigated for jacking a means of transport. He has prior convictions.
In accordance with the law, the suspect faces a fine of up to 20 000 lei or imprisonment for 1-3 years.