Booze Cruz: Drunken Man Busted Taking Front-End Loader For Joy Ride

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HURON COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - Talk about a booze cruise!

Robert Tite busted in Wakeman after he allegedly took a front-end loader for a joy ride while he was drunk.

The 57-year-old was nabbed over the weekend and slapped with driving while under the influence of alcohol and reckless operation charges.

He was on a city street in a front-end loader and almost crushed a police cruiser with the bucket and nearly ran into his own hardware store.

Tite pleaded not guilty to the charges in Norwalk Municipal Court on Monday. The judge set bond at $15K. He's now out of jail.

This isn't Tite's first alleged drunken escapade. He was busted twice before for riding a bulldozer and a horse while sloshed.

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