I've received a court summons for a speeding offence on the motorway. The location is incorrect on the "Traffic offence report" sheet he gave me at the time (photocopied and edited different to my copy), it states the wrong town and the motorway junctions match his written location.... 3 junctions north of where we were. The Charges letter states 2 different junctions, again, north of where we were (matching his corrections). I only have about 2 days to submit my plea. I was going to plead guilty but am annoyed that they're trying to prosecute me when they haven't got their facts correct. Do I notify them? I would like some advice please. I would rather not write specifics on an open area such as this though. Thanks for your help.
I have all the paperwork with me and can send copies if needs be. I don't think my description was very clear.
What would the consequences be if I said not guilty by post and stated "I was not at that location at that time and date" or similar?
If I'm to be prosecuted for it then I want it to be correct, I work in engineering and despise inaccuracies such as this. So I'd rather the whole thing went away or I get charged with what I did at a particular time & place (correctly). There's Provida footage of my vehicle, but it will also show things like lampost numbers- so you'd know it wasn't where the officer wrote that it was.
What would you do? Would you contest it or just let it go?
Is all this conversation publicly viewable too?