A Suffolk teenager’s attempts to avoid being caught in possession of drugs have resulted in him receiving a suspended jail sentence and two-year driving ban.
Jai Wilson made a dangerous effort to shrug off detection through four Suffolk villages on a scooter last spring.
At one point, the 19-year-old was said to have ridden his White Knuckle CF 125 through a pub beer garden.
Wilson was handed an 18-week suspended jail sentence, disqualified from driving for 24 months, and ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community by magistrates sitting at Ipswich last week.
Wilson had admitted riding the motorcycle dangerously through the Suffolk Coastal villages of Theberton, Middleton, Westleton and Blythburgh on May 28 last year.
The home improvement installer, who held only a provisional licence at the time of the offence, also pleaded guilty to cannabis possession on the same date.
Wilson, of Banham Road, Beccles, chose to flee after being flagged down with two other motorcyclists by an on-foot police officer.
A probation report said Wilson had thought about stopping his bike but