Man riding stolen Publix motorized cart pulled over, DeLand police say

22-year-old charged with grand theft in stealing $2K motorized shopping cart

Published On: Apr 11 2013 10:55:03 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 11 2013 01:42:27 PM EDT
ORANGE CITY, Fla. -

An Orange City man was arrested after police say he stole a motorized scooter cart from Publix.

Samuel Welsh, 22, was charged with grand theft after security cameras caught him walking into the store on Woodland Boulevard in DeLand, take the cart and drive away from the store.

Officers pulled Welsh over while he was still riding the scooter, which is worth around $2,000 and arrested him.