CIRCLEVILLE – A man took off with an electric cart last week and it ended with one man going to jail and another going to the hospital.
According to the Circleville Police department on May 2nd, 2022 they were dispatched to Kroger to investigate a theft of a motorized shopping cart. When police arrived they were met by Kroger security that showed police security footage that showed a man drive the cart off Kroger property and under the bridge by Watt and Lancaster pike.
When police investigated under the bridge they found two men and a motorized cart with its basket missing. One man identified as Victor Berry claimed that he did not steal the cart but the other man did. After running Berry’s information it was found that he had a warrant for his arrest out of Franklin county. The other man had been injured and was transported to Berger Hospital.
Police reported in the short time between the theft of the cart and when they found it the basket had been removed off the cart. Also after the arrest, a backpack was found that neither man claimed was theirs, it contained a small amount of drug paraphernalia and a small amount of suspected narcotics.
Police were waiting for more security footage to determine which man would be charged for the theft.