Published: August 09, 2011 | News Blog | 1721 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.
Police are investigating two incidents involving a male exposing himself on the Neumann College campus.
The first incident occurred Jan. 22, about 2:45 p.m., in a stairwell. A female student said she encountered a white male in his mid-20s who was exposing himself.
A second incident was reported about 3 p.m. Feb. 11. The male was described as white, between 20 and 30 years old, about 180 pounds with short brown hair and wearing large frame glasses, faded brown bomber jacket and a blue shirt.
Police responded to a 911 call from NBA star Ron Artest's wife in March 2007 and subsequently booked the Sacramento Kings forward for spousal abuse. Charged with domestic violence and using force to keep a victim from reporting a crime, Artest was booked into the Placer County jail before being released after posting $50,000 bail.