Yes, Almost Any Vehicle Counts”. The chair, which is powered by a lawnmower engine, includes a stereo, cup holder, magazine holder and lights. Copyright American Bar Association. The motorized lounge chair that Proctor, Minn. In addition to this, vehicles can also be confiscated if the driver has a blood alcohol level over 0. The chair was finally auctioned off successfully for a third time.

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Motorized Recliner Seized in Drunken-Driving Case Is Auctioned for $3,

The chair was finally auctioned off successfully for a third time. The police auctioned the recliner away on Do-Bid.

Wobig said that state statute determines ddunk any money from the auction will be divided, with some going to the state, the court system and the police department.

An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the original chair was made by that manufacturer.

FOR SALE: Motorized lounge chair used by Minnesota drunk driver | Grand Forks Herald

The request was fulfilled but eBay pulled the item from their listings, and the listing had to start anew. View the comments for this story.

According to Minnesota law, a “motor vehicle” is taken to mean “every vehicle that is self-propelled and every vehicle that is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires. This page was last edited on 27 Juneat rdunk It was then that the police department was contacted by La-Z-Boy corporation pointing out that the chair was not their product and request that the description to be accordingly changed. We can’t show favoritism. When the police picked him up, his blood alcohol content was measured at 0.


Wobig doesn’t know how much the item may sell for. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Le Canal Nouvelles in French.

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Drunken driver crashed recliner

Copyright American Bar Association. Police Department shows the motorized lounge chair Dennis Anderson of Proctor was driving when he hit a parked vehicle recluner August There were no injuries in the incident. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Severe Weather Announcements Relax with our favorite long reads of ‘Once Upon a Deadpool’ has fun with Christmas, but is it really religious discrimination?

The chair had been put up for online auction twice before, but those sales fell through. Since word of the incident spread earlier this month, the Proctor police have received calls from media outlets around the nation and as far away as Great Britain. Retrieved from ” https: Anderson’s blood alcohol content was three times over the motorised limit for the state.


The motorized lounge motorzied that Proctor, Minn. And, although what apparently may be the same chair has just been auctioned again, the price for the lawnmower-engine-powered vehicle without the cachet of the La-Z-Boy name was considerably lower: Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. The correction follows the new version of the story.

But the chair was not the only item related to the incident open for bidding. recluner

Though widely reported to be a La-Z-Boythe chair was in fact not of this brand. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Police Repost Motorized Recliner From DWI On eBay

Anderson pleaded guilty earlier this month in St. The driver was convicted and the chair was druk by the police. The proceeds from the auction of the forfeited chair will go to the Proctor, Minn.