Man drives drunk to protest drunk driving charge
VIENNA (Reuters) – An Austrian man, charged with drink driving, drove to a to complain about the charge whilst drunk, officials said on Monday.
The 65-year-old had his driving license and car keys first taken away from him on Sunday after driving while over the alcohol limit in the northern city of Linz.
He then went home, picked up his spare car keys, went back to the abandoned car and drove to to explain why he was unhappy with the charge.
"When the driver tried to show what had happened the first time, they detected he was still under the influence of alcohol," police said in a statement. The driver was charged a second time.
(Reporting by Alexandra Zawadil; Writing by Sylvia Westall; Editing by Jon Boyle)
SYDNEY (Reuters) – A group of boys who stole a golf buggy from a resort in northern Australia sparked a low-speed highway chase when they were pursued down a major highway by two resort employees in a second buggy.
The chase occurred last Monday when the five boys, aged between 10 and 16, took the buggy from the resort near the Northern Territory police force said in a statement on its Website., the
After running along the main , the chase ended when police arrived and the boys abandoned the buggy. One of them, a 10-year old, was arrested, but the others escaped.
The buggy was retrieved and returned to the resort undamaged, police said.
(Reporting by Jonathan Standing)
Calif. man accused of driving stolen SUV to court
SAN ANSELMO, Calif. – Police have charged a man with stealing a he drove to court the day a jury was to decide whether to convict him in a separate auto theft case.
The man, a 37-year-old San Francisco hairstylist, was arraigned Monday on charges of receiving a stolen vehicle and receiving stolen property after police saw him approach the stolen Lexus in front of the courthouse with its keys in hand.
Police were attracted to the SUV after bystanders noticed several Yorkshire terriers mulling around it.
The man was also charged with animal cruelty and leaving animals in an unattended vehicle.
Meanwhile, he was convicted in the other case. He was charged with possession of a $125,000 Porsche Carrera that had been stolen from a San Anselmo home.