Reggae Boy Roofe fined for site visitors offences in Scotland

Reggae Boy Kemar Roofe has been cleared of careless driving however fined by a Scottish court docket after he admitted driving with out an MOT (Ministry of Transport take a look at) and a hard and fast licence plate on his automobile.

The 30-year-old dedicated the offence in Glasgow’s Govan district on March 18, 2021, simply 12 days after his Scottish membership Rangers clinched their fifty fifth league title.

Roofe, who joined the Ibrox facet from Belgian outfit Anderlecht in 2020, was driving a black Porsche 911 when he was stopped by police concerning one other matter, the court docket heard. Roofe was discovered to have required an MOT two months earlier than he was pulled over.

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His licence plate was placed on the entrance windscreen after it had fallen off. Roofe appeared within the dock on Monday when he pleaded responsible at Glasgow’s sheriff court docket to the 2 prices.

magistrate Colin Marchment fined Roofe a complete of £420 (US$510). He informed the Jamaica worldwide: “Let’s hope we don’t discover you again in court docket once more.”

A not responsible plea was accepted by the Crown for 2 prices of not having the right particulars on his licence and having an out-of-date tackle on it. A trial happened during which Roofe, of Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, was charged with careless driving on the identical time and place.

Constable Adam Grey, 30, informed the trial that he was in uniform in an unmarked police automobile at 11.50 p.m. Prosecutor Gail Campbell requested what was dropped at Grey’s consideration.

He stated: “We had been finishing up an space seek for somebody unrelated to this matter and I used to be undertaken by a Porsche 911.” Campbell later requested when the officer was first conscious of the car. Grey replied: “Because it handed me.”

The officer went on to say that Roofe’s car went from the within lane into the skin lane the place his car was positioned. Grey stated Roofe’s automobile undertook “two or three” automobiles that had been forward of his police automobile to enter the lane.

The officer added that the automobiles needed to brake “harshly”. Campbell requested what would have occurred if the automobiles didn’t brake.

Grey replied: “There would have been a collision.”

Michael Lyons, defending, put the officer’s police assertion to him.

It learn: “At the moment, the Porsche was travelling in entrance of me in the identical lane as me. I may see there have been three automobiles travelling in entrance of me.”

Lyons requested: “Why did you say two utterly various things? In your assertion you stated that he was in entrance of you while you turned conscious of the automobile.”

Grey: “I made a mistake, it was two years in the past, I made a mistake that the car undertook me – what’s in my assertion is correct.”

Lyons stated: “You understand what it is likely to be – a fabrication, a lie beneath oath.”

Grey replied: “I made a mistake.”

The court docket adjourned for 10 minutes earlier than Campbell withdrew the careless driving cost.

Kemar Roofe, who turned 30 final Friday, has been affected by damage this season, however on Sunday ended a two-month-plus spell on the facet traces by approaching as a 78th-minute substitute in second-placed Rangers’ 2-0 Scottish Premiership win at Dundee United.

Roofe, but to attain this season, had final performed for Rangers in a 1-1 league draw in opposition to Livingston on October 22.





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