On June 16, in Boucau, it was past midnight when the police noticed a car heading towards them, then suddenly turned off at their sight. They don’t come after him. On the same day, at 9:50 p.m., the said car made another pass. Two passengers on board, including the driver seen the night before. The officials follow him, discreetly.
But the driver realizes it. Another leak, this time running a red light. The vehicle was found 15 minutes later, the engine still warm, parked in the parking lot of a residence. Two boys ran away, according to witnesses. The police find them quickly, near a park.
fear of control
It turns out that the driver had already been spotted, four months earlier, after residents of Boucalais called the police for “wild rodeo and detonations” in the neighborhood. At the wheel of the car described that evening, parked in a dead end, not far away, the same 20-year-old boy. Summoned to the police station to explain himself, he never showed up.
So when the police found him in June, the two files were joined. The boy recognizes the fear of control, due to his driving without a license and without insurance. “I also knew that I had been summoned…” He is known to the Bayonne court. His first convictions in juvenile court continued once he reached majority. “He had solemn warnings but the justice of adults is much more repressive”, underlines the deputy prosecutor, Caroline Parizel.
“And jail? »
In September 2021, the young adult was sentenced by the Bayonne court for refusing to comply. “When the police ask to stop, don’t we stop? asks the president. Until then, he had avoided incarceration, but has been in pre-trial detention since June 18, at the end of his police custody. “What do you think of prison?” “, tries the floor. “I want to assume my bullshit to start on a good basis,” replies the person concerned.