Sheriff: Man goes on joyride on motorized shopping cart


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says deputies arrested a man who was driving a stolen motorized shopping cart while intoxicated.

According to deputies, Steve Eaton took the motorized cart from a Walmart in Corbin on Friday.

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They say someone later called to report a man driving the cart near an apartment complex while drunk. Deputies arrived and arrested Eaton.

Deputies say in addition to the motorized cart, Eaton also stole 10 non-motorized shopping carts from different stores around the area.

Eaton was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place and unlawful taking.