News

Man drives stolen shopping cart to probation meeting

Man drives stolen shopping cart to probation meeting

COOL RIDE, BRO: Albuquerque police say the cart is worth more than $1,800. Photo: Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man in Albuquerque, New Mexico drove straight into trouble while trying to show off his hot new ride.

KOAT-TV reports 18-year-old Michael Johnson rode a stolen electric shopping cart this week to meet with his probation officer.

When the probation officer asked Johnson where he got his new set of wheels, court documents say he admitted to taking it from a Walmart.

Johnson was arrested and charged with larceny and receiving stolen property. He also violated his probation when he was arrested and was ordered held on a $500 bond.

Albuquerque police say the cart is worth more than $1,800.

Latest Stories

18 hours ago in Sports

The week’s best sports shots

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.

18 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

kobebryantallstar

Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.

19 hours ago in Entertainment

Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

billmurray

The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.