A North Carolina man decided to take an early morning stroll through Walmart. Except he never got out of his car to go shopping.
Concord Police say they responded to a call of a car driving inside the Walmart Superstore located at 5825 Thunder Road early Friday morning.
When they arrived, authorities found 32-year-old Lacy Coredell Gentry behind the wheel of his 2015 Volkswagen Passat inside the store. Police say he drove through the front entrance, causing substantial damage as he tried to cruise around several aisles.
Fortunately, no injuries were reported from the incident. Investigators say Gentry is a former Walmart employee, but are unsure if there was any other motive for the destructive act.
Gentry was arrested and charged with two felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, breaking an entering, two misdemeanor counts of assault with a deadly weapon and other charges related to the damage of property. He was also processed by Concord Police on outstanding warrants related to a prior incident.
Gentry is currently behind held at the Cabarrus County Jail under a $100,000 bond.