ONE-ARMED JOE JAILED AFTER LATEST DANGEROUS DRIVING OFFENCE

25-year-old Joseph Baker has been handed a 14-month prison sentence for driving whilst disqualified and dangerous driving – the latest in a string of driving offences.

Just 12 months ago, Baker, of Chapel Street in Newport, was jailed for 11 months after 2 pursuits earlier that year on both 17th June and 15th July. He was sent to prison for 11 months and disqualified from driving for over 2 years.

On 4th July this year, yet another driving offence was committed by Baker, who was born with just one arm. He failed to stop for Police at Pell Lane in Ryde. The vehicle he was driving, a BMW, travelled for over a mile with a missing wheel before being ditched near the railway track at Ashey.

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Police swarmed the area and arrested Baker, who was eventually charged with 2 counts of driving whilst disqualified and 1 of dangerous driving – charges he admitted at the Isle of Wight Crown Court. He has previously been convicted of driving whilst disqualified in both 2017 and 2018.

Baker’s solicitor told the court earlier this month that the incident on 4th July was ‘hardly the worst case of dangerous driving your honour will have seen’. They also told the court that Baker had an ‘addiction’ to the urge to drive.

Baker was given a 14-month prison sentence and his driving ban was increased by a period of 3 years and 7 months.

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JHVF
JHVF
2 years ago

So, in about 12 months he’ll be on the road again.

JK
JK
2 years ago

Solicitor says hardly worse case of dangerous driving ? He was doing around 80mph on Upton Road then rear ended some poor lady. Anyone crossing road wouldn’t of had a chance. Ridiculous

Az-zahra Aziz
Az-zahra Aziz
2 years ago

Removing the other arm may be wise before it takes someone’s loved one from them. Many would likely do so for him IF he injuries their child or members of family.

Common Sense
Common Sense
Reply to  Az-zahra Aziz
2 years ago

Removing his head would be better. Now where’s that guillotine……???

Darren Street
Darren Street
2 years ago

Low life scum

 

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