Court told child was left in car driven to car park by banned driver

PUBLISHED: 14:12 04 October 2010

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POLICE called to a supermarket car park because a child had been left alone in a car later discovered that the driver had been banned just a month earlier.

Devidas Tauckela was given a 21-month driving disqualification by Fenland magistrates on August 24 – but on September 12 he had driven to the Asda store in North End, Wisbech.

Appearing before Deputy District Judge Jones at Wisbech courthouse, the 23-year old from Hedgelands, Wisbech, admitted driving while disqualified and without insurance.

He was given a two month suspended jail sentence, and must carry out 100 hours of unpaid work. He was given a one year driving ban and must pay a £100 fine, costs of £85 and a £15 surcharge.


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