Published: August 09, 2011 | News Blog | 1395 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 were told a man was "taking a bath" in a fountain in a shopping area at 2201 Pillsbury Ave.
Nolan County, Texas, authorities charged Blues Traveler frontman John Popper for misdemeanor marijuana possession in April 2003. The 36-year-old musician was reportedly putting the finishing touches on his band's upcoming album when he was arrested.