Man jailed for stealing motorbike on test ride

Criminal with previous 402 convictions jailed for demonstrator GSX-R1000

A CRIMINAL with 402 convictions has been handed down a year in prison after he admitted stealing a Suzuki GSX-R1000, while taking the 180bhp motorcycle for a test ride.

Londonderry Crown Court heard yestrday how Darren Raymond Lennox, was spotted by the police riding the stolen motorcycle 10 days after he'd absconded on it from Miller's Mortorcycle Shop in Ardstraw.

The dealership also gave Lennox a helmet and jacket for the test drive.

Lennox also admitted driving while disqualified, dangerous driving and driving without insurance.

Lennox was also bannedfrom driving for a further 10 years and fined him £500.