Former Enterprise Car Rental employee accused of stealing several vehicles from Louisville International Airport
Police say he was eventually fired after he failed to show up for work.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested a former employee of a rental car company after he stole six vehicles from his employer.
According to an arrest warrant, it happened between Sept. 30 and Oct 17, at the Enterprise Car Rental at the Louisville International Airport.
Police say 56-year-old Stephen Edmondson was an employee of the rental car company and used his badge to move the vehicles off of the airport property on six different occasions. Edmondson allegedly took a 2017 Ford Mustang (license plate no. DFLU01), a 2016 Nissan Rogue (license plate no. PN4W4B), a 2016 Ford Explorer (license plate no. Y1348M), a 2016 Dodge Challenger (license plate no. 860WDN), a 2016 Dodge Ram (license plate no. 379VRL) and a 2016 Cadillac SRX (license plate no. AFBF06).
In total, the estimated value of the vehicles was $158,000.
Police say Edmondson did not have permission to take the vehicles, and officers have no idea where the vehicles are now.
According to the arrest warrant, Edmondson was positively identified by his employers through surveillance images. He was fired on Oct. 19, after he failed to call or show up for work.
A warrant was issued for Edmondson's arrest on Monday, Oct. 24. He was taken into custody on Friday afternoon. He's charged with six counts of theft by unlawful taking on an automobile, and is currently behind held in Louisville Metro Corrections.
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