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.
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.
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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