Memphis man lied about carjacking to cover up affair, police say 10/02/2019 1:21 pm PDT Comments WREG / Memphis Police via WREG: MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) -- A Memphis man was arrested after police say he lied about being carjacked so he didn't have to tell his wife about his infidelity. On Monday, officers were called to Barnstable Street, where Anthony Thomas claimed two men carjacked him while he was sitting in his vehicle. After running the license plate information, police discovered that the vehicle had actually been towed from Summer Avenue several hours before Thomas claimed he was carjacked. He reportedly told authorities that he lied so that his wife wouldn't learn about his infidelity. Thomas was charged with filing a false police report. MORE: Man lied about carjacking to cover up affair, police say - WREG #Carjacking #FalseReport #LawEnforcement #Memphis #Tennessee #WREG Related Stories Woman returns home to find apartment burglarized, squatters moved in Mother and daughter accused of stealing crab legs, punching manager Lorenzen Wright updates: Widow guilty in NBA star's murder Crime victim advocate carjacked, dragged by teens in school uniforms Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.