Published: August 09, 2011 | News Blog | 1292 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 Starbucks customer stole a tip jar with $25 in it from a drive-through in League City.
League City Police Lt. Bruce Whitten said the theft happened just after 3 p.m. Sunday at the Starbucks at 100 E. Main Street.
Ol' Dirty Bastard
Ol' Dirty Bastard, the Wu-Tang Clan member Russell Jones who is also known as Big Baby Jesus or Dirt McGirt, was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in the New York State Department of Correctional Services for a drug charge in 2001. He was paroled in February 2003. The rapper was previously arrested in California for making terrorist threats to customers at a West Hollywood nightclub.