d been driven by an American with a fancy Hollywood addr
ess. Jason Butler, 4
5, was worried about losing his licence if he t
otted up too many points. So he claimed the driver was Walter Earl, of South Grand View, Los Angeles. Colleagues contacted Mr Earl through Interpol. He denied being behind the wheel and his passport
showed he had not been in Britain for several years. Butler, of Wo
Glos, quit the Avon and Somerset force in January. He admitted two offences of a
ttempting to pervert the course of justice at Plymouth
court yesterday. The judge adjourned the case for psychiatric reports.