Mayenne: Five Months Prison for Driving Without a Licence

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A motorist from the Mayenne, without a Licence and Insurance received 5 months in Prison

A motorist who refused to stop for the gendarmes.  Without a licence or insurance, on Wednesday he was given a sentence of five months in prison.

A driver from the Mayenne, aged twenty years old, was sentenced on Wednesday by the Criminal Court of Laval to a sentence of five months in prison. He was arrested at his home following a refusal to comply.

The case dates back to Tuesday 20th September. Around 2.30pm, at the Baconnière, a gendarmes patrol from brigades of Port-Brillet was doing routine checks.

A driver, after slowing in the control approach, re-accelerates and runs away, not meeting the orders of the Gendarmes.  Quickly identified, he was arrested on the Wednesday morning at his home and taken into custody.  He was sent to court in Laval immediately by the prosecution, and in the afternoon, he had been tried and sentenced.

Several breaches of the road traffic laws are established including driving unlicensed and uninsured, and a refusal to comply.

The young man was detained in prison in Laval, following the judgment.

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