Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

'Tragic' Traffic Record Makes Jail Next Stop

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

'Tragic' Traffic Record Makes Jail Next Stop

Article excerpt

A BOONAH man with an atrocious traffic history landed back in court yesterday after committing his eighth disqualified driving offence in four years.

Scott William Schubring will spend a minimum of four-and-a-half months behind bars after pleading guilty to disqualified driving, possession of a dangerous drug, possession of a utensil and contravening a direction.

Ipswich Magistrates Court was told Schubring had only recently been released on parole from a 12-month prison sentence, when he was caught driving disqualified in a borrowed car in the main street of Boonah on July 8.

Even defence lawyer Matthew Fairclough conceded he could not argue against his client going back to jail.

"He is known so well in the area that it was inevitable he was going to be detected driving," Mr Fairclough said.

Schubring offered no reasonable excuse for flouting the court-ordered disqualification.

Prosecutor Sergeant John Nelson said police later found 2. …

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