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Dangerous driver giving interim ban ahead of sentencing

PUBLISHED: 16:30 06 November 2020

Jacob Fordham, of Bures, appeared in court charged with dangerous driving Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Jacob Fordham, of Bures, appeared in court charged with dangerous driving Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Charlotte Bond

A Suffolk man who has admitted dangerous driving will be sentenced in February.

Before Ipswich Crown Court on Friday (November 6) for a plea hearing was 25-year-old Jacob Fordham, of Downing Road, Bures.

He pleaded guilty to dangerous driving on February 28 this year and possession of cannabis.

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Roderick Johnson for Fordham said his client had no previous convictions.

He said he had been frank with police when his vehicle came to a stop and had admitted being involved in a “bad driving incident”.

He had also apologised for his actions, said Mr Johnson.

Mr Johnson asked for sentence on Fordham to be adjourned for a psychological report and a pre-sentence to be prepared on him.

Judge David Pugh agreed to adjourn sentence until February 26 next year and gave Fordham an interim driving ban.


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