‘You have cost me my job’, man furious after court takes his licence
MURRAY Jeffrey McDonnell shook his head in frustration as Magistrate Roger Stark read out his sentence.
On December 29 McDonnell was stopped by police for a random roadside breath analysis where he recorded a rating of 0.171.
McDonnell represented himself in the Dalby Magistrates Court.
Police Prosectutor Sergeant Derek Brady, told the court that McDonnell is currently residing in New South Wales, Stark was perplexed as to why he was on his way to Tara.
“I was here on holiday” McDonnell told the court.
“I then made the stupid decision to get in the car and drive”
As Stark began to read out his sentence, McDonnell became agitated before tell the judge,
“You have costs me my job”
Stark told the young service technician that it was his own doing.
“You have put yourself in this position, nobody”else”
McDonnell was fined $1050 for driving under the influence and disqualified for driving for eight months.
A conviction was recorded.