Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2015    Login | Register           

3 arrested for trying to steal golf carts

Three teenagers were arrested early Saturday night after a citizen told police she saw them attempt to steal a golf cart parked in the Wisdom Woods apartment complex, police said.

The three were found on another stolen golf cart and also previously attempted to steal a third cart, police said.

When a police officer first spotted the three teens in the stolen golf cart, they fled on foot onto the property of Dolce-Peachtree conference center where they were later discovered and placed under arrest.

Arrested were Lamar Walton, 17, of West Manor, Peachtree City and Joshua P. Mobley, 18, of an unknown address in Peachtree City and an unnamed juvenile.

The three were unsuccessful in stealing the two golf carts because one was chained down and the other had an ignition that was modified to take a non-standard key, police said.

Walton was charged with three counts of entering an auto, two counts of obstruction of a police officer, two counts of criminal trespassing, two counts of criminal attempt to commit theft by taking and one count each of loitering, theft by taking and identity fraud; the latter charge was due to his possession of a debit card in someone else’s name, police said.

Mobley and the juvenile were both charged with three counts of entering an auto, two counts of obstruction of a police officer, two counts of criminal trespassing, two counts of criminal attempt to commit theft by taking and one count each of loitering and theft by taking.

Topic: 
Location: 

Comments

I wonder if these boys live in Section 8 housing?

mbest's picture

We need to know what they look like so we can keep them away from our neighborhoods and stores.

mbest's picture

We should know who to look out for.

Ad space area 4 internal

Government

The Fayette County Public Art Committee is issuing a call for Fayette County photographers to participate in a unique photo mural project at the Fayette County Administration Building.

Sponsored Content

Opinion

Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by comparing how each of these men handled people who tried to disrupt their question-and-answer perio

Community

The Southern Conservation Trust and First Baptist Church of Fayetteville will be hosting Serve Sunday, a community service day, Sept. 6 at The Ridge Nature Area.