2 Queens residents arrested after robbing Costco in Port Chester
Two Queens residents have been arrested after robbing the Costco in Port Chester.
Port Chester police say officers responded to a call for a stolen vehicle found in the Costco lot on Thursday.
Police say a 28-year-old woman was leaving the building with a large amount of pharmaceutical products. When police confronted her, she jumped in the car and drove off.
After a brief police chase, officials learned the car was behind the Marriott hotel and blocked the exits. When they tried to speak to the girl, she drove off through bushes and trees nearly hitting an officer and a K-9 in the process.
During a second chase, officers arrested the girl after she ran into a guardrail
Police say a 31-year-old man reportedly ran off from Costco with more pharmaceuticals before being taken into custody. Officials say the two reportedly stole a total of about 10,000 in pharmaceuticals. Power tools and expensive clothing was also found in the car which officers believe were all stolen.
Both were arraigned in Rye Town Court and released.