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Fired Walmart employee, 32, is arrested after crashing his car through front of the store

Aisle be back! Walmart employee, 32, smashes his car through front of store and goes on joyride after getting fired

  • Former Walmart employee Lacy Gentry, 32, slammed his 2015 Volkswagen Passat into a Concord, North Carolina Walmart causing substantial damage 
  • Police say they were eventually able to get Gentry to stop the vehicle and placed him in custody
  • Police say fortunately no one inside the store or any officers were injured in the incident but that the store and merchandise suffered ‘considerable damage’

Police say 32-year-old Lacy Gentry slammed his 2015 Volkswagen Passat into the Walmart causing substantial damage

A fired Walmart employee crashed his car through the front entrance of the store and caused ‘considerable damage’ after he continued to drive around inside.   

Lacy Gentry allegedly slammed his 2015 Volkswagen Passat into the Walmart in Concord, North Carolina, last Friday at 6am, Concord Police said.  

Police say when they arrived at the scene they were eventually able to get Gentry to stop the vehicle and placed him in custody. 

Authorities say while they determined Gentry is a former employee of the store, they have not discovered further motive for the incident. 

According to police, no one inside the store or any officers were injured during the incident but that the store itself and merchandise had ‘considerable damage’.

Police say when they arrived at the scene they were eventually able to get Gentry to stop the vehicle and placed him in custody

Police say when they arrived at the scene they were eventually able to get Gentry to stop the vehicle and placed him in custody

Photos from the scene of the Concord Walmart show significant damage to Gentry's vehicle as well

Photos from the scene of the Concord Walmart show significant damage to Gentry’s vehicle as well

Photos from the scene show significant damage to his vehicle as well. 

Gentry was arrested at the scene and charged with two felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, felony breaking and entering, two misdemeanor counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and other charges relating to property damage. 

He is currently in the Cabarrus County Jail under $100,000 bond.

Police say Gentry is a former employee of the store, but they have not discovered further motive for the incident

Police say Gentry is a former employee of the store, but they have not discovered further motive for the incident

Police say fortunately no one inside the store or any officers were injured in the incident but that the store itself and merchandise suffered 'considerate damage'

Police say fortunately no one inside the store or any officers were injured in the incident but that the store itself and merchandise suffered ‘considerate damage’

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