Drinking and driving? Police say drunken man cracks open a beer, drives motorized cart at Walmart

CLEVELAND - Eastlake Police arrested a man they said drank and drove (a motorized cart) into his local Walmart.

Officers responded to Walmart after someone called and said that a man was drinking beer in the store after he entered in a motorized cart and drove himself to the bathroom.

The man, a 54-year-old from Painesville, had an open container of Milwaukee's Best on the scooter when police spotted him "stumbling" out of the restroom.

He was arrested and cited for disorderly conduct.

From the department's Facebook page:

12/09/13 0229hrs officers responded to Walmart for a male drinking beer in the vestibule that had entered the store on Walmart’s motorized cart and drove himself to the restroom.

On arrival, the male stumbled out of the restroom and sat on the motorized cart. He was identified as a 54 year old from Painesville. There was an open twelve pack of Milwaukee’s Best beer on the motorized scooter in front of him.

When asked where he was going, he stated Painesville and when asked if he knew where he was, he said Walmart but was unsure of the city.

He was arrested for disorderly intoxication and was released with his citation when he was sober.


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