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Nottinghamshire’s Graeme Swann And The ‘Drink-Driving’ Cat

ENGLAND and Nottinhamshire (he used to play for Northamptonshire) spinner Graeme Swann presents our, alleged, Drink Driving Explanation of The Day as he tells Nottingham Magistrates’ Court that he was driving in his Porsche Cayenne because he needed to buy a screwdriver to help rescue a cat. He denies being over the alcohol limit.

The story is, yer honour, that the cricketer was out with friends. He returned home to find a cat trapped beneath the floorboards of his West Bridgford house.

With haste, then, to Asda in Loughborough Road. And he might have made it had it now been for the Celebrity Police Force.

A Pc Denniss tells the court he decided to pull Mr Swann over because he was “driving a high-performance car in an area where there had been a spate of burglaries”.

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Posted: 16th, August 2010 | In: Sports | Comments (3)