SUV driven through glass doors, stolen off showroom floor

AP News
Posted: Nov 21, 2015 12:30 PM

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man they say stole two big screen TVs at a Honda dealership in central Florida, loaded them into an SUV on the showroom floor and drove through double glass doors in an attempt to make a getaway.

Ocala Police say Vantice Beshears, 46, crashed into another vehicle before jumping out of the SUV he was driving. Police found the SUV parked outside a nearby subdivision and saw Besehears walking nearby. Authorities said he appeared intoxicated.

The Ocala Star-Banner ( reports he faces six charges, including grand theft over $20,000 and commercial burglary. He remained at the Marion County Jail on Friday. It's unclear if he has retained an attorney who could comment on the charges.

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Authorities said he also had outstanding warrants from Marion and Lake counties.


Information from: Ocala (Fla.) Star-Banner,