Driver charged; vehicle seized over burnouts at wedding – Greystanes

A driver has been charged and his vehicle seized after allegedly conducting burnouts at a wedding in Sydney’s west yesterday.

About 1pm (Sunday 20 September 2020), officers from Traffic and Highway Patrol Command were called to Beechwood Road, Greystanes, following reports a Holden Commodore was driving dangerously at a wedding.

On arrival, officers spotted the vehicle, which had duct tape over the numberplates, where it conducted a burnout. Police stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, a 27-year-old man.

He underwent a roadside breath test, which returned a negative result. Further inquiries revealed the Holden Commodore was unregistered and uninsured.

A second vehicle was found dumped on nearby Hewitt Street, with its tyres blown and no number plates.

The 27-year-old man was issued a Field Court Attendance Notice for aggravated burnout and is due to appear before Parramatta Local Court on Tuesday 17 November 2020.

He also received five infringement notices for driving an unregistered vehicle, use uninsured motor vehicle, owner use vehicle on road/road related area with tax unpaid, use Class A vehicle number plate obscured/defaced, and use modified vehicle on road without compliance certificate.

The Fairfield man had his licence was suspended, and officers seized the Holden Commodore sedan.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information about dangerous driving behaviours is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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