Convicted burglar Darren Girling, who denied a speeding charge was placed at the scene by his electronic tag that was part of bail conditions for previous offenses.
He was caught speeding twice and decided that he
didn’t really need it adding to his burgeoning rap sheet of over 50 previous
convictions for burglary and car theft.
He was caught doing 41mph
on his Piaggio X9 scooter in a 30mph zone and decided to not to pursue
his defence in court when compelling evidence, in the form of his exact
location provided by his GPS tag, was presented.
denied the charge by claiming that someone had cloned his scooter and
carried out the offence on the A13 near Leigh.
An Essex Police
spokesman said: "Police were able to confirm he was at the scene both
times the cameras activated because he was wearing a Buddi tag as a
result of a bail condition imposed by Basildon Crown Court."