Proctor Man Charged for Alleged Excavator Joyride

Updated: 03/20/2014 5:40 PM
Created: 03/20/2014 5:37 PM

The Minnesota State Patrol says a 27-year-old Proctor man has been charged after allegedly stealing an excavator in Duluth and taking it for a drunken joyride. 

Authorities say Dustin Lunde was arrested around 3:30 a.m. on March 9 near the M & H gas station, driving the piece of machinery on a Superior St. sidewalk.

Lt. Eric Roeske says Lunde's breathalyzer test showed that his blood alcohol content was allegedly more than twice the legal limit for driving, registering a .20.

Lunde is charged with theft of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property, and second-degree DWI.

Courtesy: Minnesota State Patrol

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