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Circleville Police Respond to Kroger Electric Cart Theft

CIRCLEVILLE — A man took off with an electric cart last week and it ended with one man in jail and another in hospital.

According to the Circleville Police Department, on May 2, 2022, they were dispatched to Kroger to investigate the theft of a motorized shopping cart. When police arrived, they were met by Kroger security who showed police security footage showing a man driving the cart off Kroger property and under the bridge by Watt and Lancaster Pike.

When police investigated below the bridge, they found two men and a motorized cart with its basket missing. A man identified as Victor Berry claimed he did not steal the cart, but the other man did. After analyzing Berry’s information, it was discovered that he had a warrant for his arrest out of Franklin County. The other man was injured and was taken to Berger Hospital.

Police report that in the short time between the theft of the cart and the time they found it, the cart had been removed from the cart. Also after the arrest, a backpack was found which neither man claimed to be theirs, it contained a small amount of drug paraphernalia and a small amount of suspected narcotics.

Police were awaiting further security footage to determine which man would be charged with the theft.

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