By Richard Spillett, Crime Correspondent For Mailonline
Published: 14:02 BST, 7 May 2019 | Updated: 14:02 BST, 7 May 2019
A motorist who installed a jamming device on her car to avoid speeding fines has avoided a jail term.
Debra Brown, 56, was spotted driving her BMW 135i on a country road but when cops tried to measure her speed they found their equipment was being jammed.
Police launched an investigation and when Brown's car was seized an examination revealed it was fitted with a Laser Pro Park device, which was connected to a Speed Cheetah.
When questioned about the device, Brown claimed it had been fitted to the vehicle to assist her when parking, Teesside Crown Court was told.
Debra Brown has been convicted of perverting the course of justice after fitting a jammer to her car to avoid speeding fines
When the device prevented police from testing her speed, she claimed it helped her to park
Brown, from the village of Appleton Wiske, North Yorkshire, denied perverting the course of justice but was convicted after a two day trial.
She avoided an immediate jail term but received a nine month prison sentence suspended for 18 months and was