Published: August 09, 2011 | News Blog | 1712 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.
Katherine Lambeth, 50, of Cloverhill Drive allowed a man named "G" to borrow her 1980 Oldsmobile, Officer Shawn Haney reported. In exchange, she received from him $50 worth of crack cocaine and a promise to return the car by 5 p.m. last Saturday. When he didn't return the car as promised, she reported her car missing Monday. The car is valued at $1,500.
Richard Fliehr, better known as Ric "The Nature Boy" Flair, turned himself in to North Carolina authorities in November 2005 after a road rage incident. The 56-year-old wrestler was charged with a misdemeanor by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. Flair allegedly throttled a Charlotte man and kicked the man's Toyota, leaving a dent during the road rage incident. The wrestler was released after posting $1,000 bond.