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Proctor Police Chief Walter Wobig with the motorized lounge chair his department seized after its owner drove it into a parked vehicle. The chair fetched $10,099.99 at auction on eBay Thursday. Steve Kuchera / Duluth News Tribune

Motorized DWI recliner finally auctioned off, at a fraction less than original high bid

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DULUTH, Minn. - The auction ended at 7:12 p.m. and $10,099.99 emerged as the winning bid for a motorized recliner.

Proctor Police Chief Walter Wobig had no quarrel with the price to be paid for a vehicle his department seized following the drunken driving conviction of its owner and operator, Dennis LeRoy Anderson.


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