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.