Police: Lufkin man drove shopping cart while drunk

Roy Banks (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Roy Banks (Source: Angelina County Jail)

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin police have arrested a man accused of driving a motorized shopping cart around a grocery store while drunk Thursday afternoon.

According to the report, an HEB store employee said Roy Banks, 67, of Lufkin, was riding around the store on a motorized shopping cart while drunk at 2:03 p.m. The employee said they also saw Banks try to hide two alcoholic beverages in his shorts pockets and then try to ride out of the store.

The employees confronted Banks and he was arrested after a police officer arrived, according to the report.

Banks has posted a $500 bail.

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