FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Suffolk County police arrested a man and woman accused of stealing a car from a Chick-Fil-A parking lot.Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
Jeffrey Dowling, 39, and Stacy Basso, 36, were charged with grand larceny and possession of a controlled substance on June 17.
According to police, it started when a Chick-Fil-A employee left their keys to a 2014 Chevy Traverse on a table in the dining area.READ MORE: NYPD: 23-Year-Old Charged With Murder Of Delivery Worker Stabbed To Death During Lower East Side Robbery
Another employee, not knowing who left the keys there, asked Dowling if they were his.
Dowling said they were his keys. He and Basso left the restaurant with the Traverse, police said.MORE NEWS: Parts Of Cross Island Parkway To Close Sunday For LIRR Work Near UBS Arena
Police recovered the stolen car on Avalon Court Drive in Melville and returned it to the owner.