It wasn’t my fault: 11 crims who played the blame game
FROM blaming it on the booze for a pub fight, to blame family for drugs found on their property, many offenders who front our court system seem to play the blame game. The Western Star has compiled a list of 11 offenders who've fronted court recently who have blamed anything, anyone other than themselves for their crime.
SEEKING compensation for the dozens of seizures he experienced each week as a result of medication, an enraged Scott Drayton threatened to kill a Roma mental health worker.
"SHE had been experiencing blackouts as a cause of alcohol, and I have advised her that if that is the case, then she should not be drinking."
DESPITE being three times over the limit, Michael Woodward did not hesitate to get behind the wheel when his sick wife asked him to drive from their property near Surat to Roma for medical supplies.
IT WAS after 15 vodka sunrises that Casey Cant assaulted another woman outside the Club Hotel Motel.
A GRANDMOTHER who was caught with more than 50g of marijuana on her property has blamed it on her family taking advantage of her.
A HEAVILY intoxicated man claims he believed he was on his own property when he was confronted by the homeowner who understandably asked him to leave.
A BUNDY man claims he was caught drug driving after he was spiked with meth at a party he attended with his son.
A SUPERMARKET ban did not faze one woman who wanted to quench her thirst after assuming the notice had expired.
A ROMA man old enough to know better will pay the price for his "boredom" after facing Roma Magistrates Court.
A MAN who moved to Roma just a few months ago is already thumbing his nose at town after a spending spree with a stolen bank card.
CELEBRATIONS quickly turned nasty for a young woman who "thought it would be funny" to clash together the heads of two unsuspecting pub patrons.