Corby teen caught driving while disqualified three times in two months could face jail

He was caught by police despite a previous ban

Sunday, 14th March 2021, 11:53 am
One of the incidents was in Corby Road, Weldon.

A 19-year-old from Corby was caught by police officers behind the wheel of three different cars while disqualified from driving.

Liam Kurs, who lives in Rowlett Road, appeared before magistrates in Northampton last week to admit a string of driving offences.

Despite having racked-up previous driving bans, he was caught behind the wheel of a black 62-plate BMW in Corby Road, Weldon on January 20 this year. He was charged with driving while disqualified and driving without insurance and released.

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Then just ten days later Kurs was found in Jimmy Kane Way, Corby, behind the wheel of another 55-plate BMW. He was charged with driving while disqualified, without insurance and without due care and attention.

While waiting for a court date for these two offences, Kurs was caught yet again in a Volkswagen Up in Rowlett Road on March 7. He was charged with driving without a licence, without insurance and in a car without a valid MOT certificate.

When he appeared before magistrates on March 8 he admitted all eight offences.

Magistrates ordered a pre-sentence report to be compiled by probation officers that leaves open the option for a jail sentence.

He will appear before the court again at the end of this month for sentencing.

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