The Cart Thief
Granby, NY – A Fulton woman seen driving an electric shopping cart on State Route 3 Sunday was accused of stealing the vehicle 11 days earlier from the Granby Walmart, Oswego County Sheriff’s deputies said.
Rose M. Johnson, 23, of 14 W. 11th St., Fulton, was stopped by a member of the Fulton Police Department Sunday night after she was seen driving the electric scooter with a shopping cart attached on State Route 3 at Airport Road,deputies said.
She was accused of taking the scooter from the store on Aug. 25.
She told deputies that she took the cart valued at $1,000 because her back hurt and that she planned to later return it.
Deputies accused Johnson of misdemeanor petit larceny and gave her a ticket to appear in the Town of Granby Court.