Police: Enfield man allegedly stole vehicle from former employer

44 year-old David McFarlane,of Enfield, Conn. was arrested

David McFarlane
Photo courtesy: Suffield Police Department

Suffield, Conn. (WWLP) – Suffield Police arrested a man who they say allegedly stole a vehicle from his former employer and was using it.

In a news release from the Suffield Police Department, the owner of Suffield Autoworks reported on Thursday that a vehicle had been taken from her property. Police said the vehicle was located a short time later in Enfield, Conn.

The suspect, 44 year-old David McFarlane of Enfield, was located in the area after a Massachusetts State Police dog tracked him from the vehicle. McFarlane was taken into custody without incident.

Police said an officer’s investigation found that McFarlane also violated a protective order.

McFarlane is charged with larceny of a motor vehicle and violation of a protective order.