Faustino Ibarra, a man suspected of stealing one of Tim Allen's custom cars out of the actor-comedian's own garage, says he left the keys for him so he could borrow it.
A Denver police spokesman said Monday that 34-year-old Ibarra is being held without bond while awaiting extradition to California after his arrest on Saturday.
In a jailhouse interview with KDVR-TV. Ibarra claimed Allen adopted him years ago. Police said there is no evidence of any adoption involving Tim Allen.
Ibarra said Allen had left the door to his garage open along with the keys.
Police say the customized 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS belonged to the Home Improvement star but said it hadn't yet been reported stolen when it turned up in Denver.