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PD: Midnight Rider steals Crocker Park golf cart

Posted: 10:58 PM, Sep 29, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-30 02:58:50Z

A man Westlake Police jokingly referred to as the “Midnight Rider” was arrested after they said he stole a Crocker Park golf cart and took it for a joyride.

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Police said 26-year-old Michael Taylor, of Avon Lake, was arrested just after midnight on Tuesday after he stole the golf from Crocker Park then drove it down a delivery driveway past security guards.

Security promptly called police. 

Taylor was found by officers on Detroit Road with the golf cart key in his pocket and carrying a Crocker Park jacket, according to police.

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The golf cart was later found on Cedarwood Drive undamaged and was returned turned to security at Crocker Park.

Taylor was charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle and petty theft. He is set to appear in Rocky River Municipal Court on Oct. 6.

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