Sheriff: SW Michigan man drove farm tractor drunk

Man in Paw Paw arrested for driving a farm tractor while drunk

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DECATUR TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Sheriff's deputies arrested a southwestern Michigan man after finding him driving a farm tractor on a county road while drunk.

The Van Buren County sheriff's office says the 49-year-old Paw Paw man was taken into custody around 5 p.m. on Friday in Decatur Township.

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The deputies spotted the man driving the John Deere tractor in both the northbound and southbound lanes of County Road 665.

According to the sheriff's department, the suspect has been arrested for drunk driving twice before and doesn't have a valid license.

He was taken to the county jail. A report will be forwarded to the prosecutor's office for review.

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