Two men have been charged following a pursuit in Sydney’s west yesterday.
Officers from Mt Druitt Police Area Command were patrolling Tregear when they stopped a Holden Commodore on Debrincat Avenue, about 4pm (Saturday 8 May 2021), and spoke with the driver and three passengers.
As a passenger was removed from the back seat, the driver allegedly accelerated away, and a pursuit was initiated.
The Holden stopped in Magnolia Road, North St Marys and police arrested the driver, a 33-year-old man, and a second male passenger, aged 26, as they ran from the vehicle.
During a search of the driver, officers allegedly located cannabis, an electrical stun device disguised as a torch, and more than $5000 cash in his possession. The passenger was allegedly found in possession of cannabis.
Both were taken to Mt Druitt Police Station where the younger man was charged with seven offences including
– Police pursuit
– Supply a prohibited drug
– Possess a prohibited drug
– Goods in custody suspected of being stolen
– Resist arrest
– Possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, and
– Knowingly deal with the proceeds of crime.
He appeared in Parramatta Bail Court today (Sunday 9 May 2021), where he was formally refused bail to appear at Mt Druitt Local Court on Wednesday 12 May 2021.
The older man was charged with possession of a prohibited drug, and resist arrest. He was granted conditional bail to appear at Mt Druitt Local Court on Wednesday 19 May 2021.