$50K or 50 days for motorist caught without driver's licence

March 22, 2023

A motorist was ordered to pay $50,000, or spend 50 days imprisonment after he was caught driving without a driver's licence recently.

Marvin Bowie, who looked bewildered when Parish Judge Nathalie Creary-Dixon imposed the fines, explained to the St Catherine Parish Court that "a years ago mi lose mi licence."

Bowie was fined $30,000 or 30 days imprisonment for dangerous driving,  $10,000 or 10 days imprisonment for no drivers licence and for insurance coverage he was fined $10,000 or 10 days imprisonment.

It is alleged that on February 19, 2023, the police stopped a motor car been driven in a  dangerous manner by the accused. His drivers licence was requested by the police, it was revealed he had none.

As such he was charged and given a court.

- Rasbert Turner 

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