KENNEWICK, Wash. (CBS Seattle) — A McDonald’s employee found her own stolen car in the fast food restaurant’s drive-thru.
Kennewick authorities tell KEPR-TV that 22-year-old Katherine York was driving Virginia Maiden’s stolen Toyota SUV while going through the McDonald’s drive-thru Tuesday.
Maiden told police that her vehicle was stolen from her apartment complex Tuesday morning.
After Maiden spotted her car, she called Kennewick police who responded to the scene as York was pulling out of the drive-thru. York and a male passenger were detained, but the unidentified man was later released.
Police found stolen clothes from Sears and JC Penney in the vehicle.
York was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle as the investigation into the shoplifting continues. She was booked into the Benton County Jail.
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