Disqualified driver faces court

A MAN on parole for disqualified driving offences claimed he didn't know he would be sent back to prison if he drove again. 

Kyrin John Skipper, 25, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court on Monday after being picked up on February 21 as he drove to work in Ipswich.  

Skipper had been disqualified for two years in March last year and had spent some time in prison for the offence. 

In court his lawyer argued Skipper didn't realise the severity of driving while disqualified, and appealed for leniency. 

Magistrate Donna MacCallum was reluctant to believe Skipper didn't know the consequences considering he had already spent time in jail for disqualified driving. 

The case was adjourned until May 30 for the Department of Corrections to consider if they would suspend Skipper's parole.

Topics:  disqualified driver, ipswich magistrate court




Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
Longing to Retire at... $309,000
Unit 3 1 1
Finish me off please! Auction 16/8...
House 4 1
HOUSE OF... $249,000
House 3 1 1
PRICE SLASHED!!! just $359,000...
House 3 1 2

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Ipswich jobs listed daily


Featured Jobs
FULL TIME WEB... Fortitude Valley Full Time 75,000 - 90,000
GENERAL MANAGER ... Gladstone Full Time $120 - $150
SHORT ORDER COOK Walloon Casual


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Free Seed Packets

with token from today's paper
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Post an ad from $30
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Horoscopes

Virgo

Sometimes a situation is not fair, and you will be irritated by the fact that you are not able to bring justice to the table. The best you can...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save