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Man on House Arrest Arrested for DUI on Stolen Excavator Says RCSO

Man on House Arrest Arrested for DUI on Stolen Excavator Says RCSO

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ASHEBORO N.C. - A man who was already on house arrest for felony larceny charges was arrested last week after deputies say they stopped him on a stolen excavator which he was operating under the influence. On September 14, 2022, at approximately 3:00 am, a Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Deputy on US Hwy 220 S near Seagrove conducted a traffic stop on a Kubota excavator traveling north bound from the Seagrove area. The male driver, whom the Sheriff's Office identified as Tony Eugene Hiatt, was not provide information that he owned the excavator and according to a press release he appeared to be under the influence. An additional deputy responded and determined the excavator was mostly likely taken from D B MConstruction. Later in the day, the owner of D B M Construction confi...