"I WAS really drunk".
That was what Shaun Micheal Burgin told police when they stopped him for a random breath test at Mooloolaba on Thursday night.
Problem was his getaway car was not a car at all, but his bicycle.
The 20-year-old Bli Bli man appeared in Maroochydore Magistrates Court yesterday charged with putting a vehicle in motion other than a motor vehicle while under the influence.
It was alleged Mr Burgin produced a blood alcohol reading of .15.
"I was just at the wrong place at the wrong time," Mr Burgin said.
"I had no money left for a cab so I rode my bike."
Mr Burgin was fined $400 and a conviction was recorded.
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