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Man pleads guilty to DWI in a motorized La-Z-Boy

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A motorized La-Z-Boy chair driven by Dennis Anderson of Proctor was operating when he hit a parked vehicle in August of 2008. Anderson pleaded guilty to a DWI charge on Monday, Oct. 20, 2009.
AP Photo/Proctor Police Department via Duluth News Trubune

A northern Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to driving his motorized lounge chair while drunk.

      A criminal complaint says 62-year-old Dennis LeRoy Anderson told police he left the Keyboard Lounge in Proctor on his customized La-Z-Boy after drinking eight or nine beers.

      Prosecutors say Anderson's blood alcohol content was 0.29, more than three times the legal limit, when he crashed the lounge chair into a parked vehicle in August 2008.

      Proctor Deputy Police Chief Troy Foucault says the chair was powered by a converted lawnmower and was equipped with a stereo and cup holders.


      Information from: Duluth News Tribune