Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Drunken Joyride on Stolen Bike
The Augusta Chronicle is reporting this morning about a teen arrested for taking a drunken joyride down East Martintown Road in North Augusta on a stolen bicycle.
We have the teen's mugshot (above).
Matthew Ray Cooley, 19, of Augusta, was charged this morning with shoplifting, disorderly conduct public drunk, giving false information to police and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
The arrest was made by the North Augusta Department of Public Safety after an officer saw the teen riding the bike in the middle of the road and swerving about 2 a.m. today. The suspect had allegedly stolen the bicycle from Walmart, according to The Chronicle's story.