Sobering thought

PUBLISHED: 11:15 06 September 2007 | UPDATED: 12:46 04 May 2010

DRUNKEN Jason Parkin put up a bit of a fight when arrested in Newmarket on August 15. But after he sobered up he was polite and co-operative, Ely magistrates were told on Thursday. Parkin, 25, of Derby Way, Newmarket, admitted being drunk and disorderly

DRUNKEN Jason Parkin put up "a bit of a fight" when arrested in Newmarket on August 15.

But after he sobered up he was polite and co-operative, Ely magistrates were told on Thursday.

Parkin, 25, of Derby Way, Newmarket, admitted being drunk and disorderly. He told the court he had a drink problem, and could remember little about the incident.

He was fined £100 with £50 costs and a £15 surcharge.

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