Texas Man Accused of Theft Arrested While Cruising Down Highway in Electric Wal-Mart Cart

A 52-year-old man is accused of riding off on a stolen Wal-Mart electric shopping cart Wednesday in Longview, police said. Officers responded about 6:50 a.m. to a theft in progress call at a Wal-Mart where they learned a man had taken one of the electric shopping carts worth $4,000 and left the store in the 500 block of East Loop 281, police said. Police spotted Edward Dickard driving the cart on Highway 259 just north of the city limits. He was arrested and charged with theft of property greater than $2,500 and less than $30,000. Dickard remained in the Gregg County jail Thursday night.   Continue reading...

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