Man arrested for stealing handicap scooter from Gastonia Wal-Mart

A Gastonia man is accused of stealing a handicap scooter from Wal-Mart in Gastonia early Saturday.

Gastonia Police charged Nicholas Ryan Crockett, 24, for shoplifting after Wal-Mart management on E. Franklin Blvd. noticed Crockett fleeing the store on the scooter around 1:30 am. When police arrived they located Crockett, who was already off of Wal-Mart property, and arrest him.  

Crockett was booked at the Gaston County Jail and was given a $1,000 bond.