A MAN who was high on cocaine while at the wheel outside a primary school has been blasted for his behaviour – and his parenting.
Darren Henderson was told that “he should know better” when he admitted to police he had a bag of cocaine in his glove box outside Arrochar Primary School.
The 39-year-old also tried to lie to police about when he had last taken the drug in a bid to avoid detection for driving under the influence – only to confess moments later.
Fiscal depute Abigail McKenna said that Henderson was stopped outside Arrochar Primary School on the A82 around 5.25pm on June 18 last year.
Police noticed that he was sweating and chewing his gum vigorously, and challenged him.
Ms McKenna said Henderson told police that he was a cocaine user and claimed he had last taken the drug a week before the incident.
But moments later, while doing a drugs test, he admitted he had lied and that in fact he last used cocaine half an hour before he was…