A man will face court today after he was charged with a string of offences following two police pursuits in the state’s north-west last week.
Last Friday (3 December 2021), officers attached to Oxley Police District commenced an investigation after receiving information an alleged stolen fuel card was used to place fuel into a stolen Nissan X-trail at a service station on Railway Avenue at Gunnedah.
Later that day, police were engaged in two separate pursuits with the alleged stolen vehicle in the Curlewis and Gunnedah areas, with the vehicle evading police.
Following extensive inquiries, detectives, together with officers from Gunnedah Police Station and the Dog Unit, attended a house in Jaegar Avenue, Gunnedah, yesterday (Wednesday 8 December 2021).
Officers arrested a 29-year-old man as he was allegedly jumping out of a window.
He was taken to Gunnedah Police Station and charged with drive conveyance without consent of owner, dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception, knowingly deal with proceeds of crime, drive whilst disqualified (x3), police pursuit (x2), drive speed dangerous, drive manner dangerous, and revocation of parole.
The man was refused bail and is expected to appear in Gunnedah Local Court today (Thursday 9 December 2021).