Ky. Man Arrested For Using Golf Cart In Robbery

A Kentucky man faces charges for using a golf cart to crash through a storefront in Arkansas to steal several cases of beer.

Police in Hot Springs arrested 24-year-old Alejandro Cortez-Sanchez of Florence, Ky., after he allegedly crashed into the El Alamo Store on Christmas Day.

When officers arrived, they spotted a suspect motoring away in a golf cart and gave chase. Cortez-Sanchez stopped and was arrested.

Several cases of beer were recovered from the cart and returned to the store owner.

Cortez-Sanchez was still being held Tuesday in the Garland County Jail on $8,000 bond. He faces felony counts of theft and commercial burglary and a misdemeanor count of fleeing.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Troy Location: Paintsville on Jan 1, 2009 at 08:19 AM
    It just keeps getting better, what is next. A man on motorcycle drags atm machine for 30 miles. Wait i better stop talking, somebody out there will do it.
  • by karen Location: sears on Jan 1, 2009 at 06:53 AM
    how stupid
  • by Rick Location: Georgetown on Dec 31, 2008 at 08:10 PM
    DO NOT call this man a Kentuckian. He is obviously an illegal and should be deported
  • by steve on Dec 30, 2008 at 03:53 PM
    YEEHAW!! Arkansas and Kentucky can't go wrong here!! Man this is funny give the man a beer he ran out lol! Its new years for crying out loud! At least we have fun when times are bad.
  • by Sheena Location: Virginia Beach on Dec 30, 2008 at 11:33 AM
    Whenever I need a good laugh, I turn to my "hometown" news....be it the duct tape bandit, the turtle man, or the golf cart thief. LOVE IT! Keep the stories rollin.
  • by veiwer on Dec 30, 2008 at 10:41 AM
    dont sound like he was ky try mexico I guess he needed a beer
  • by Stuart on Dec 30, 2008 at 09:33 AM
    You think that a man who crashes a golf cart into a store, steals beer, then drives off on a golf cart is an IDIOT? JOIN THE "CLUB."

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