Police charge man with multiple traffic offences after two separate evade incidents

Police have charged a man from Liffey with multiple traffic offences and are seeking witnesses to two evade incidents he was allegedly involved in.

Police will allege the man was driving a white 1994 Nissan Navara dual cab ute, DU3875:

  • yesterday, around 2.40pm, on Wellington Street and Illawara Road at Longford, where it’s alleged the ute evaded police driving in a reckless manner through a heavily built-up area and a roadworks zone.
  • on 22 July, around 10.20am, on the East Tamar Highway in the Swan Bay and Windemere area, where it’s alleged the ute was driven in a reckless manner attempting to cause a crash with a marked police vehicle which was attempting to intercept it.

The 21-year-old man has been charged with multiple offences including reckless driving x2, evade police, and drive while not the holder of a driver licence.

As part of the ongoing police investigation, police would like to speak to anyone who saw the ute being driver dangerously including the occupants of a silver Holden Commodore sedan near the Shell Service Station in Longford; and anyone at or near the roadworks zone on Illawara Road. Information can be provided to Longford Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be provided anonymously.

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