Gainesville man tries to run from officers while pushing stolen golf cart

A man from Gainesville was arrested after officers spotted him pushing a stolen golf cart down the road
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 11:35 AM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - He might have gotten away with it if he could have pushed a little faster. A man from Gainesville was arrested after officers spotted him pushing a stolen golf cart down the road.

Gainesville Police Department officers arrested Terrance Dexter, 51, on Sunday night after they saw him pushing a golf cart down Southeast Seventh Avenue around 7:45 p.m.

Officers caught up to him and he tried pushing faster. Dexter put his hands in his pockets when officers got to him.

They say when officers went to put handcuffs on him, Dexter was holding a screwdriver in his pocket. He then tensed his arm and started yelling.

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Dexter is facing grand theft and resisting arrest without violence charges.

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