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    Talking DUI in a stolen motorized Wal-Mart shopping cart

    DUI in a stolen motorized Wal-Mart shopping cart
    Thursday, January 22, 2009 Share Email Print Comment
    By MARSHA DORGAN
    Register Staff WriterMarcos Urbano may have taken Wal-Mart’s customer service a little too far.

    Around 9 p.m. Tuesday, a Napa police officer southbound on Soscol Avenue, north of Lincoln Avenue spotted something unusual driving toward him in the northbound fast lane.
    As he approached the object, he discovered it was a motorized shopping cart for the disabled, worth $3,000 from Wal-Mart on Lincoln Avenue.

    The officer stopped the driver — Urbano — who apparently had driven the cart from the store northbound on Soscol, police said.
    Urbano, 24, of Napa, was arrested on suspicion of felony grand theft, driving under the influence and not possessing a valid drivers license.

    “It was a dangerous situation. The cart doesn’t have any lights and it was dark, and he was in the fast lane of the roadway,” Napa Police Sgt. Tom Pieper said.
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    Sounds like the DUI is the least of his worries.

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    Do you really need a drivers' license to operate a handicap cart, like a Hovaround? They're pretty much considered to be pedestrians around here I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TXCharlie View Post
    Do you really need a drivers' license to operate a handicap cart, like a Hovaround? They're pretty much considered to be pedestrians around here I think.
    If you are driving it down the middle of the road while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs it is considered a motor vehicle here. The same with a lawn mower, atv, moped, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    If you are driving it down the middle of the road while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs it is considered a motor vehicle here. The same with a lawn mower, atv, moped, etc.
    You really don't need to patrol around my house when I'm cutting grass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    You really don't need to patrol around my house when I'm cutting grass.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    You really don't need to patrol around my house when I'm cutting grass.
    While you are cutting grass you aren't driving in the #1 lane of a 4 lane road are you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    While you are cutting grass you aren't driving in the #1 lane of a 4 lane road are you?
    Well, you got me there. Even I can manage to keep it in the yard.

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    LOL- That's a genuine classic, but I didn't know that Five-O knows his rights

    Sec. 542.009. OPERATORS OF CERTAIN MOBILITY DEVICES.
    (a) In this section, "motorized mobility device" means a device designed for transportation of persons with physical disabilities that:
    (1) has three or more wheels;
    (2) is propelled by a battery-powered motor;
    (3) has not more than one forward gear; and
    (4) is not capable of speeds exceeding eight miles per hour.
    (b) For the purposes of this subtitle, a person operating a nonmotorized wheelchair or motorized mobility device is considered to be a pedestrian.

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    I was almost run over by an old lady on one of those things in Wal-Mart the other day.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    I was almost run over by an old lady on one of those things in Wal-Mart the other day.
    I can go, go , go in my Hoveround. Indoors, outdoors ,all over town...........
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    I can go, go , go in my Hoveround. Indoors, outdoors ,all over town...........
    I figured you were old enough to have one of those!
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    Quote Originally Posted by IndianaFuzz View Post
    I figured you were old enough to have one of those!
    I actually took advantage of the bullet hole in my foot last year to ride one time on a Walmart cart. It was people like Buttercup, walking in the middle of the aisles, that kept me from getting the thing up to 40mph.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    I actually took advantage of the bullet hole in my foot last year to ride one time on a Walmart cart. It was people like Buttercup, walking in the middle of the aisles, that kept me from getting the thing up to 0.4mph.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    I actually took advantage of the bullet hole in my foot last year to ride one time on a Walmart cart. It was people like Buttercup, walking in the middle of the aisles, that kept me from getting the thing up to 40mph.
    Hahaha!




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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    the bullet hole in my foot
    Care to explain the circumstances that led to you having a hole in your foot?

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    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
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