Drunken ex broke bay window at girlie night

Blackpool Magistrates Court
Blackpool Magistrates Court

A girlie night in was ruined by a woman’s former boyfriend after an argument.

James Smith banged on his ex’s front window after the row. He then punched the bay window breaking it and drove off while more than three times over the alcohol limit.

Smith, 28, of Breckside Close, Poulton, pleaded guilty to causing damage and driving with excess alcohol.

He was sentenced to 100 hours unpaid work for the community, put on 12 months supervision, disqualified from driving for 26 months and ordered to pay £85 costs plus £60 victims’ surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.

The court heard on January 19 Smith’s ex was having a night in with friends at her home in Dalton Street.

Smith’s ex needed some money and she asked him to bring some round and they argued.

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