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Last Updated: Friday, 1 September 2006, 17:47 GMT 18:47 UK
Drunk teenager shopped by mother
A teenager has been sent to a young offenders institution for 10 months after being shopped by his mother for riding a motorbike while drunk.

Gary Flett, 19, ignored his mother's pleas not to go out on the bike after drinking while watching a World Cup Match in June this year.

She was worried he would kill himself or someone else and rang police.

Flett, of Fountain Avenue, Workington, admitted dangerous driving and being nearly three times over the limit.

Carlisle Crown Court heard how police picked him up 10 minutes after his mother had called and that he was barely in control of his motorbike and riding without lights.

He also admitted failing to stop for the police and having no licence or insurance.

He was also banned from driving for three years.


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