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Kirsty Wheldon, 34, was pulled over by police in her Ford Kuga around 2 a.m. June 6 when officers noticed her “driving at a high speed and making sharp turns,” Sefton Magistrates Court heard Monday.
Officers suspected she was under the influence due to her erratic speech and a saliva test confirmed 19 micrograms per liter of cocaine in her system, which is double the 10 mg limit of possible “accidental exposure.” “.
Wheldon pleaded guilty to the crime and was banned from driving for three years.
His lawyer, Heather Toohey, described the punishment as “extremely long” and the court heard that Wheldon had suffered a difficult few years after his ex and father of his three children, Tony Gath, threatened to blow himself up in a gas explosion, barricading himself. within. the family home and threatening to stab the police.
Gath, now 41, was jailed for two and a half years in May 2020 after he broke into Wheldon’s row house and turned on the gas stove, promising to turn it on when she left him.
Police and firefighters in Wallasey, Merseyside, had to mount a major security operation and evacuated neighboring houses and a nearby school.
Meanwhile, Gath remained inside the house threatening to harm himself and emergency crews, saying: ‘I lost my children, I have nothing to lose, stay back or I will stab you.’
He finally surrendered after a three-hour siege after Wheldon pleaded with him to surrender.
In the two years since the incident, Wheldon has lost custody of all three children and they now live with their grandmother 40 miles away, the court heard.
Defense attorney Toohey said the children were removed from her mother’s home four months ago because of a domestic relationship with another man.
That relationship has since ended when she “tries to put her children first,” the court heard.
‘As you can imagine, it’s been an extremely difficult year for her. They are not allowed to live with her for protection reasons,” said Ms Toohey.
“She does not accept that she was under the influence of drugs. The night before, she had had a great night out. She accepts that she had a big blowout. It had been an extremely stressful last four months.
Her remorse is reflected in her guilty plea.