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Longview Police Arrest Man, 52, Driving Stolen Electronic Shopping Cart

Police said they arrested a 52-year-old man riding an electronic shopping cart stolen from a Longview Walmart Wednesday.

Longview police said employees at the Walmart in the 500 block of East Loop 281 called and reported the shopping cart stolen at about 7 a.m.

Officers found the man — later identified as Edward Dickard — more than a mile from the store driving on U.S. 259 just north of the Longview city limits, according to authorities.

Police said they arrested Dickard and charged him with theft.

The cart is worth about $4,000, according to officials.

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