Sally Selby, 45, was arrested and charged with theft Friday after police pulled her over on the highway in Crossville for taking the electric scooter on a joy ride, WTVF reported. Selby was spotted on surveillance video entering a Walmart about 4:15 a.m., getting into the scooter and riding it around the store as she shopped.
She then drove the scooter out of the store about half an hour later, appeared to do a test run around the parking lot before riding it on Highway 127, WKRN reported.
Cops caught up with Selby around 5 a.m. after receiving reports of a woman driving the scooter in the highway’s slow lane.
Selby said she was driving to a Waffle House to get a cup of coffee.
The scooter was eventually returned to Walmart.