Published: August 09, 2011 | News Blog | 1272 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.
Two men of questionable means worked the Post Office lobby, systematically rattling the little doors on the P.O. boxes, perhaps hoping one would spring open and disgorge fungible treasure.
New Jersey authorities charged Kimberly Jones, better known as Lil' Kim, with possession of marijuana in July 1996 after a police raid on the home of her rap rabbi, Biggie Smalls (whose legal name is Christopher Wallace).