Published: August 09, 2011 | News Blog | 1574 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.
A Shorewood resident told police that her mother had entered her home and fed her cat while she was away. She wanted her mother charged with a crime.
In April 1999, Tampa, Florida, police charged former baseball All-Star Darryl Strawberry with possession of cocaine and soliciting a prostitute. Strawberry subsequently violated the terms of his probation several times, resulting in additional arrests.