Rental Thief Suspects Charged

Jeremy Pilgrim and Rita Reeves of Kailua-Kona were both arrested on June 6 on a number of felony charges, including stealing a rental car, according to a report by West Hawaii Today. They were also arrested for third-degree promotion of dangerous drug and possession of paraphernalia.

The couple was driving a 2016 Honda Versa when pulled over by police. The police determined the vehicle was reported stolen from Avis Budget Group on March 24, according to the report.

Both Pilgrim and Reeves claim a friend had given them the car and neither knew it was stolen, Detective Walter Ah Mow told West Hawaii Today. When questioned, neither Pilgrim nor Reeves could provide a last name or a way to contact the person who supposed gave them the car.

Pilgrim remains in custody on a $35,000 bond and Reeves is on supervised release, according to the report.

Click here for the full West Hawaii Today report.

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