Drunk driver crashed outside police station
A man who fell off his motorcycle in front of a police station and later failed a breath test was banned from driving this week.
Magistrates’ Court heard that a police officer outside Southside police station in St David’s saw Malcolm Cox riding a motorcycle at low speed along Southside Road.
Cox, 56, of Warwick, fell off the motorcycle on to a grass verge and the vehicle landed on top of him.
The officer lifted the motorcycle off Cox and asked him if he was all right.
Cox said: “Officer, you have got me. Just take me.”
The incident happened at about 10pm on August 4.
A breath test showed Cox had 199 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood — more than double the legal limit.
Cox pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while over the legal alcohol limit.
Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo banned Cox from the roads for 18 months and fined him $1,200.
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