Teen told he “should be ashamed” of Mother’s Day incident

A judge told a teenager who got drunk on Mother’s Day, frightening his mum, that he should be ashamed of himself.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 1st April 2014, 6:30 am
Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Daniel Taylor’s mother rang police at 8pm on Sunday, because her son was so drunk he was headbutting walls and kicking cupboards at their home.

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Taylor, an 18-year-old warehouse worker, of Central Avenue, Wesham, admitted breach of the peace, and was bound over in the sum of £150 for 12 months at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court.

At court, District Judge James Hatton told Taylor: “I’m sure the irony is not lost on you that it was Mothering Sunday, and that your behaviour frightened your mother.

“You should be ashamed of yourself.”