Published: August 09, 2011 | News Blog | 1448 Clicks
A British man fined $82 for driving his horse-drawn carriage while drunk said he ran a red light because the animal is colorblind.
John Mulvenna, 56, who also received a 12-month conditional discharge when he pleaded guilty in Barnsley, England, to a charge of being drunk in charge of a horse and carriage, maintained he went through the red light because his horse, Fred, is colorblind, The Daily Express reported Monday.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa police say a suspicious smell coming from a port-a-potty turned out to be leftovers from an illegal meth lab.
Police discovered the remnants after responding to a call about the smell.
2002 Olympic gold medalist Alexei Yagudin was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding, and making an improper lane change without signaling by Avon, Connecticut, authorities in August 2003. The 23-year-old figure skater received four perfect 6.0 scores in the Salt Lake City games, making him the first (and only) man to earn more than one perfect mark in Olympic history.