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Truck Plows Through Sheds, Driver Gets Tazed

RIVERDALE — An admittedly intoxicated man was arrested Wednesday after driving erratically through the parking lot of a Home Depot store.

Dale Arave, 38, told police he had consumed 1/8 gallon of whiskey before crashing his large pickup truck through bushes, a light post, storage sheds and swing sets displayed in the parking lot at 99 W. Riverdale Road. The truck came to a stop when it slammed into a curb and became high-centered.

It began when an officer driving near the store saw smoke coming from the parking lot. When he drove up, he found Arave inside the truck, spinning its tires out.

I could tell he wasn't stopping and calming down. He kept doing damage. That's why I thought, 'This could get interesting.'–Brent Packer, bystander

Riverdale Police Lt. James Ebert said the officer ordered Arave out of the truck. Arave allegedly refus

Added: Mar-15-2013 Occurred On: Mar-15-2013
By: wootom
Regional News
Tags: drunk driver, accident, crash, tazed, tazing,
Location: Riverdale, Utah, United States (load item map)
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