Motorized Lounge Chair Up For Auction

Dennis LeRoy Anderson, 62, pleaded guilty last week to driving his motorized La-Z-Boy chair while drunk. Published reports say police in Proctor, Minn., are putting the chair up for auction. The new owner will have a chair powered by a lawn mower engine — complete with stereo and other amenities.

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Last week we told you of a man with a motorized La-Z-Boy chair. LeRoy Anderson was arrested for driving it drunk and hitting a parked car. Now police are putting it up for auction. Which means you could own a chair with a stereo and cup holders. It's powered by a lawn mower engine. It has headlights. There's a steering handle near the footrest. And it is decorated with a sticker which reads: Yeah, it's fast.

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