Police lay charges after stolen car pursuit – Orana Mid-Western

A man will face court next month after an alleged stolen car was pursued through the state’s Central West overnight.

About 9.45pm on Thursday (4 June 2020), officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District observed a blue Mazda 6 sedan which had been reported stolen on Marsh Street, Wellington, allegedly accelerate towards the Mitchell Highway towards Dubbo.

Officers lost sight of the vehicle and commenced patrols of the Mitchell Highway where they came across the vehicle again on Deep Creek Road, near Geurie.

A pursuit was initiated on Red Hill Road heading towards Wongarbon and back onto the Mitchell Highway where it was pursued throughout several streets in Dubbo.

The vehicle came to a stop in Lunar Avenue, Dubbo, and a 31-year-old man was arrested and taken to Dubbo Police Station.

He has been charged with take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, police pursuit – not stop – drive dangerously, and never-licensed person drive vehicle on road.

The man was refused bail by police and appeared at Dubbo Local Court today (Friday 5 June 2020), and was again remanded in custody to appear at Dubbo Local Court on Wednesday 8 July 2020.

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