Man arrested after drinking beer while riding electric cart in Walmart, police say

Man Drinks Beer While Riding Electric Cart in Walmart, Arrested

FARMINGTON, N.M. — A man was arrested after he was found riding an electric shopping cart inside a Walmart while drinking a beer, investigators said.

Tommy Singer, 53, was drinking a beer while riding the cart, which also had an empty beer can in the basket, around 11:30 p.m. May 2, when a store employee confronted him, The Farmington Daily Times reported.

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"What beer," Singer told the employee, then got up and started walking away, the Daily Times reported.

Singer then became belligerent and threatened the employee with a knife, KOAT reported.

He left the store and was taken into custody by police, who found him in possession of $106 worth of unpurchased merchandise including eyeliner, lipstick and beer, KOAT reported.

Singer was arrested and charged with armed robbery and tampering with evidence, the Daily Times reported.