Suspect pursued on electric shopping cart arrested again in Crossville

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CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Crossville woman accused earlier this month of riding a stolen electric shopping cart slowly down the highway has been arrested again on allegations she vandalized the building of a radio station and threatened an employee with a hammer.

Crossville police responded Saturday morning to PEG Broadcasting where an employee stated he had driven by and witnessed a woman tearing up the steps of the building’s front porch.

When officers arrived, they said Sally Selby was standing on the porch holding a hammer, as boards and railings around her were ripped apart and removed.

The employee told police he had approached Selby to tell her to stop and she threatened him with a hammer and said she was trying to fix the steps.

An officer approached Selby and ordered her to drop the hammer which she did but then rearmed herself with it as the officer approached, investigators said.

Police said the officer deployed a taser to get Selby to drop the weapon and she was then taken into custody.

Selby was booked into the Cumberland County jail on charges of vandalism and resisting arrest.

Earlier this month, police said Selby stole an electric shopping cart from Walmart and was spotted riding it in the slow lane on Highway 127.

When Selby was pulled over, officers said she claimed she was on her way to Waffle House to get a cup of coffee.

Selby was charged with theft in that case.

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