Drunk mum found ‘covered in grease’ by cops had ‘good excuse’ why kids left home alone


A drunk mum who left her kids home alone was caught by cops coated in grease and claims she has a superbly good excuse for the weird circumstances.

Magen Hendry, 28, was chased by coppers after they noticed her black Audi driving dangerously at 3am in Stockton, County Durham.

Teeside Crown Court docket heard that Hendry had left her two youngsters in mattress after which went to drive her drunk pal home, heading by way of two units of crimson lights.

Police initially overlooked her car, however found it deserted in a carpark with the beautician hiding behind a wall.



Hendry explained the bizarre circumstances that she says ruined her life
Hendry defined the weird circumstances that she says ruined her life

Hendry had coated herself in “anti-vandal” grease, reportedly as an try and camouflage herself behind the wall the place she was hiding with bleeding ft.

Police then found her two children at home crying out for his or her mum, however Hendry has defined why she was behind the wall and coated in grease.

She stated: “I used to be coated in grease as a result of I climbed over a wall to entry a brief minimize home – I did not lather myself in it to camouflage myself – I do not even personal anti-vandal grease.

“My good friend and I had been adorning my home with balloons for my daughter’s birthday.”



Hendry pleaded guilty to two counts of child neglect and one count of dangerous driving
Hendry pleaded responsible to 2 counts of kid neglect and one depend of harmful driving

She continued: “I instructed my neighbour the place I used to be going because it was simpler than waking the youngsters up and bringing them with me at 3am. I wasn’t going 90mph or something like that after which the police noticed me.

“I did not need to drive anymore so I dropped my automotive in the automotive park and began strolling home.”

Hendry pleaded responsible at Teeside Crown Court docket to 2 counts of kid neglect and one depend of harmful driving, with Choose Howard Crowson handing the 28-year-old a two-year supervision order and an 18-month driving ban.

Choose Crowson acknowledged that Hendry had been “careless in regards to the welfare of your youngsters and of different drivers on the highway, The Solar reported.



Hendry was suspended from driving for 18 months and handed a two-year supervision order
Hendry was suspended from driving for 18 months and handed a two-year supervision order

The backlash from her court docket case has affected her badly and a driving ban will have an effect on her youngsters’s schooling, the mum-of-two has claimed.

Hendry has since undertaken alcohol programs, remedy and labored with social providers and stated: “The driving ban will affect the youngsters as taxis to their faculty value a small fortune. I may very well be spending that on good issues for them as a substitute.

“I wasn’t allowed to maneuver them to a better faculty as social providers stated that may disrupt their routine.

“I do know what I did was incorrect however it was a mistake and I’ve discovered from it. Folks have despatched me dying threats and instructed me I am not match to be a mom. This has ruined my life.”

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