A driver decided that we would just drive throught the Augusta Mall as if he was Elwood Blues of the Blues Brothers. The driver did end up in jail and is facing charges for several serious crimes including DUI. I would hate to ask what he was thinking, but odds are I am sure is was pure dumb ass testosterone mixed with a little Jack Daniels.
“He drove through locked glass doors. Continued through the mall and made a left turn and proceeded toward where the new food court is. When he gets to the new food court, the vehicle turns right. The vehicle then drives through those glass doors and exits the mall,” Lt. Tony Walden of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office said.
Stephen Lowe is the man who investigators say was behind the wheel of the SUV.
A day after the joy ride and destruction, plywood hangs where doors once stood.
“He never stopped. He drove in through the side and came out the other side. He never stopped,” Lt. Walden said.
And after he exited the mall, security cornered him waiting for Richmond County deputies to arrive. “When the deputy did try to take him into custody, he did resist arrest,” Lt. Walden said. “NBC Augusta
Blues Brothers Version of Mall Drive Through