Man caught with knife and driving while banned on A1(M)
PUBLISHED: 12:33 25 October 2018
A man has been given a suspended sentence after having a knife in a public place and driving on the A1(M) while disqualified.
Daniel Roberts appeared at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on October 15.
He denied, but was found guilty of having a Stanley knife on the A1(M) at Junction 1 for South Mimms on the northbound carriageway on March 9.
Roberts was unable to provide a good reason for having the knife.
At court he admitted driving a white Vauxhall Combi van while banned from driving, without insurance and with false number plates.
The 42-year-old was jailed for 12 weeks, suspended for 12 months.
He was ordered to pay victim services £115 and £300 court costs.
Roberts, of Cappell Lane, Stanstead Abbotts, was fined £210.