Drunk man spotted in stolen digger

Publish Date
Friday, 10 October 2014, 12:05PM

A drunk driver was spotted riding around Whangarei in a stolen digger this morning.

The man had stolen the small digger from a trailer in Raumanga, by starting the ignition with a stainless steel kitchen knife, around 3.30am.

The man has been charged with excess breath alcohol, unlawfully taking a vehicle and possession of a knife.

The $23,000 digger escaped the ordeal unscathed.

Source: Newstalk ZB