Police charge man with high-range PCA – Dural

A man’s been charged with high-range PCA and domestic related offences following a vehicle stop in Sydney’s north-west yesterday.

About 7.10pm (Tuesday 15 June 2021), officers from The Hills Police Area Command stopped a Ford Ranger on Old Northern Road, Dural, after the vehicle collided with the curb of the roadway.

Police will allege that after speaking with the driver, aged 48, about an alleged breached of an apprehended domestic violence order (ADVO), the man became aggressive and attempted to leave the scene in his vehicle.

He was arrested after failing to provide a roadside breath test and taken to Castle Hill Police Station, where a breath analysis returned an alleged reading of 0.215, more than four times the legal limit.

The man has now been charged with contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (Domestic), resist officer in execution of duty, and drive with high range PCA.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court today (Wednesday 16 June 2021).

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