The Can Man nabbed for possession of shopping cart

h rFORT WALTON BEACH – A police officer had his hands full when the Can Man refused to cooperate and tried to use a shopping cart to prevent his arrest.

On May 14 a Fort Walton Beach Police officer spotted 62-year-old Harold Roberts, aka the “Can Man,” pushing a Winn-Dixie shopping cart on First Street near the intersection of Second Avenue, according to an arrest report. The officer, aware that warrants had been issued for Roberts’ arrest, stopped him and tried to arrest him on the warrants plus a new charge, theft of a shopping cart.


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