A disqualified driver will face court today charged after allegedly speeding and driving dangerously across Sydney’s west and south-west.
About 10pm yesterday (Thursday 19 March 2020), police will allege a Mercedes AMG sedan – with no registration plates and no headlights on – was speeding along Narellan Road, Campbelltown.
The vehicle then allegedly drove in a dangerous manner, including on the wrong side of the road, through the Campbelltown, Liverpool, Fairfield, Penrith and Mt Druitt areas.
Officers from Mt Druitt Police Area Command – with assistance from the Aviation Support Branch, the Dog and Mounted Command, and officers from Operation Talon – commenced an extensive search to locate the vehicle.
Following inquiries, the vehicle pulled up outside a home in Mount Vernon Road, Mount Vernon, just after 11.30pm yesterday.
The driver, a 36-year-old man, was arrested at the property and taken to Mt Druitt Police Station.
Officers searched the Mercedes sedan, where they located cocaine and $6350 in cash. These items, and the vehicle, were seized to undergo forensic examination.
The 36-year-old man was charged with drive motor vehicle during disqualification period, drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, use registrable vehicle not display authorised numberplates, and breach of bail.
The Fairfield man was refused bail to appear at Mt Druitt Local Court today (Friday 20 March 2020).
Investigations are continuing.