Conor McGregor, a Conor McGregor like-looking man who ran over a police car and was then caught with cocaine & fake gun while violating Covid lockdown regulations is in prison for a year
- Mark Nye, 36, was caught on camera ramming into an oncoming police vehicle
- He was sentenced at Guildford Crown Court on Wednesday after pleading guilty
- He was also disqualified from driving for three-and-a-half years once released
- Nye has been branded the doppelgänger of the UFC champion
A Conor McGregor lookalike who rammed into a police car, broke lockdown restrictions and was caught with cocaine and a fake gun has been jailed for a year.
Mark Nye, 36, was caught on camera ramming into an oncoming police vehicle after being pulled over during a traffic stop in Surrey in March 2020. While under investigation for the crash, he was arrested for violating COVID protocols.
He was sentenced at Guildford Crown Court on Wednesday after having pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving, possession of imitation firearm in a public place and possession of class A drugs.
Nye, who has been branded the doppelgänger of the UFC champion, was also disqualified from driving for three-and-a-half years once he is released from prison.
Mark Nye (36), was caught on camera ramming into a police car. after being pulled over during a traffic stop in Surrey in March 2020
Dash cam footage showed him driving his Ford 4×4 towards a police car in an attempt to escape from the officer questioning him
Nye committed serious offences March 10, 2020 when officers halted him on a traffic stop in Yeoman Drive in Staines-on-Thames at around 7.10pm.
Dashcam footage showed how he drove his Ford 4×4 towards the police vehicle in an effort to escape the officer who was questioning him.
The clip featured Nye climbing on the pavement of the residential street to try and avoid the patrol car. After that, he drove past the officer who chased him.
After Nye was eventually arrested after fleeing on foot. He While the incident was under investigation, he was released on bail.
He was then stopped again on April 16, 2020 after being caught breaking lockdown. He He was found with a small amount of cocaine and an imitation firearm.
The clip showed Nye climbing the pavement on the residential road in an attempt to dodge the patrol car. After that, he drove past the officer who chased him.
After Nye was eventually arrested after fleeing on foot. He The incident was still under investigation and the bail was granted.
Detective Constable Phil Haffenden, who was the investigating officer, stated today: “Since the incident the officer in question has suffered from chronic pain and left with permanent disability.
‘Nye didn’t consider the safety or well-being of the officers involved in the case, nor the safety and well-being of any members of society that could have been injured by his reckless driving. I am pleased Nye will now spend time behind bars for his crime.
Surrey Police spokesperson said that Nye was asked to pull up by officers after acting suspiciously. He refused and rammed the car of the officers before fleeing from the scene.
‘He A police officer was injured when he was hit by a car.
‘After Nye, who had abandoned his car and gotten into another vehicle, was finally captured by officers and taken into custody.
‘During a thorough check of the vehicle Nye had abandoned several small bags filled with cocaine were found.
“While being investigated for these offences, Nye, who was still under investigation, was stopped by officers again on April 16th of that year for violating coronavirus restraints and was found in possession of an imitation gun, which led to Nye being arrested for this additional offence.”