SPOKANE, Wash. -

While investigating a car prowling at 720 W. Cora Monday morning, Spokane Police arrested a man sleeping inside a stolen car parked nearby.

Andrew Sherrod, 33, was arrested after he was found sleeping in an idling car that was reported stolen from Newport.

While investigating the car prowling, officers noticed the idling car sitting in a parking lot and when they ran the license plates on the car, found it was reported stolen from Newport and Sherrod was listed as the suspect in the vehicle theft report.

Sherrod was arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail for taking a motor vehicle without permission as well as possession of a controlled substance after officers found methamphetamine on him as he was being arrested.