The Canberra Times is sharing the hilarious antics as described in court of James Dudley March who has been sentenced after pleading guilty to stealing a Toyota Hilux and flipping it soon after.
March stole the car after drinking a beer on the way from a bottle shop to a friend’s apartment at the Stuart Flats in Griffith.
”I really don’t know why I did it, it was stupid and I never should have done it,” March told the court.
The statement of facts said March was driving erratically, hitting curbs on both sides of the street before flipping the car. The force of the impact caused one of the tyres to detach.
Duddles was at the time just eight days into a suspended sentence for 8 counts of burglary and theft (thank you ACT Judiciary for protecting the community so well).
But the best bit is he had the gall to stand up in front of the court and explain his actions thusly:
The former tyre fitter said he wasn’t thinking about the consequences of his actions at the time of the theft as he was grieving over the loss of friends Scott Oppelaar, Sam Ford, their baby Brody and Justin ”Mully” Williams.
This Disciple of the risen Mully will be returning to our streets to spread the word on 6 February 2011.