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This is the motorized La-Z-Boy chair that Dennis Anderson of Proctor was operating when he hit a parked vehicle in 2008. Anderson pleaded guilty to a DWI charge on Monday. (Submitted photo)

Motorized recliner pulled from eBay after bids top $43,000

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La-Z-Boy has long been a unique and clever trademark for reclining chairs.

The Proctor Police Department will soon find out how valuable that name is.


After receiving eBay bids topping $43,000 for a "La-Z-Boy'' motorized lounge chair that police confiscated from a man who drove it drunk into a parked vehicle, Proctor Police Chief Walter Wobig said eBay notified him Monday that the chair is not a La-Z-Boy and cannot be auctioned as one.

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