Employees accused of stealing cars from rental company at airport

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Three sports cars, an SUV and a luxury sedan were stolen between May 22 and June 9 from a rental business at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

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Police said the suspects were trusted employees of Avis Car Rental.

Dahmavire Palmer and Markus Petty, both 19, were arrested Wednesday in connection with the thefts.

Channel 9 attempted to contact Avis but the company has have not commented.