[A] teenager from Shap has pleaded guilty to driving whilst disqualified and using a car without third part insurance.
Sean Borrowdale, 18, from Moss Grove, Shap nr Penrith, appeared at Carlisle Magistrates Court today [Tues].
The court was told how on September 10, police officers became aware of a Vauxhall Corsa driving along various roads in the Askham area and around the Lowther estate, the driver was a known disqualified driver.
When spoken to by the officers Borrowdale admitted he had been banned from driving some months ago.
Deputy District Judge Zoe Passfield was told that Borrowdale was not working and was “bored” he has “too much time on his hands”.
After hearing from a Probation Officer the judge placed Borrowdale on a one-year Community Order, to include 80-hours of unpaid work and 40-days rehabilitation activity plus the thinking skills course with constructive thinking included, he was disqualified from driving for a total of nine-months, and has to pay court costs of £85 and a victims surcharge of £85.