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Banned driver from Solihull given suspended jail sentence.

A DISQUALIFIED driver from Meriden has been given a suspended jail term for getting back behind the wheel while he was banned.

A DISQUALIFIED driver from Meriden has been given a suspended jail term for getting back behind the wheel while he was banned.

Richard Davies, of Alspath Road, pleaded guilty at Solihull Magistrates Court to four charges, including driving whilst disqualified, having no insurance, failing to provide a breath test and obstructing a police officer in their duty.

All four offences were committed on June 27 in Park Lane, Balsall Common.

The 40-year-old was sentenced to 16 weeks custody for driving whilst disqualified, 18 weeks for failing to provide a breath test and four weeks for obstructing the PC. The sentences will run concurrently and are all suspended for 18 months. Davies was also made to pay £85 costs.

 

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