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Police: Drunk man rides motorized shopping cart at Walmart
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Brooksville, Florida -- Police say a man is facing felony charges after taking a drunken joyride through a Brooksville Walmart.

Officers were called to the Walmart on 7305 Broad Street Sunday night in reference to an intoxicated man.  Arriving officers found 48-year-old Timothy Carr riding around in a motorized shopping cart, knocking items off the store shelves.  

As Carr drove around on the car, he reportedly drank from an alcoholic beverage he had taken off a shelf.

When confronted by police, Carr admitted he did not have money to pay for his beverage.

Carr was arrested for disorderly intoxication and retail theft. Because Carr had twice been convicted for retail theft before his latest arrest, Sunday's charge was upgraded to a felony.

Carr is currently at the Hernando County Jail on $2,150 bond.

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