Some people are born stupid, others really work on it.
But it takes a special kind of stupid to get nine convictions for drink driving and score the last one by ploughing into a cop car while pissed.
A Westport man has been convicted of his ninth drink-driving charge after he collided with a police car while driving on Stout Street.
Colin Moir, 62, pleaded guilty to drink driving and driving while disqualified in Westport District Court last week.
Police prosecutor Sergeant Wayne Corbett said Moir was driving on Stout Street, Westport at about 2.40pm on Sunday September 20. He then drove through an intersection, and collided with a marked police car, causing minor damage to its left rear guard. In the subsequent breath test, Moir blew 842mcg per litre of breath. Moir stated at the time he knew he shouldn’t have been driving, Mr Corbett said. Read more »