Published: August 09, 2011 | News Blog | 1404 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 man in the 1400 block of East Banavie Terrace in Bel Air told police on May 16 his friends and him were playing beer pong in a garage near Aldino Road when one of them accidentally shot him in the forehead with an air pump gun.
Miami, Florida, authorities charged CNN personality Larry King with grand larceny in December 1971. The 38-year-old King could not afford to pay back a financier for whom he was working. The judge threw out the larceny charge as it was beyond the statute of limitations. However, King pleaded no contest to one count of writing bad checks.