Drunk in charge of a steam powered lorry

Hertfordshire Mercury, 31st October 1914

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At Stevenage Petty Sessions on Thursday last week, David William Perkins, of 22 Parkland Road, Bengeo, was charged with being drunk in charge of a steam motor lorry, at Stevenage, on the evening of 15th October.  He pleaded not guilty but the evidence showed that the lorry was so driven that it collided with a lamp-post, and that when seen by the police the defendant was so incapable as to warrant his detention.

The bench imposed a fine of £2, or 14 days’ imprisonment.  The defendant paid £1 and was allowed until Monday to pay the remainder.

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