Michael Thompson
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Grimsby driver defends warning others of speed trap

A driver prosecuted for flashing his headlights to warn motorists of a mobile police speed trap has defended his actions saying he was doing his civic duty.

Michael Thompson, 64, was pulled over by officers in Grimsby in July after warning several oncoming cars.

He was fined £175 and ordered to pay £250 costs after being found guilty of wilfully obstructing a police officer in the course of her duties.

  • 04 Jan 2011