VIPER nabs wheelie silly rider

Members from VIPER Taskforce have charged a Narre Warren man after he allegedly performed a mono in front of an unmarked police car yesterday afternoon.

VIPER officers observed the motorcycle driving erratically along Fountain Drive, Narre Warren about 1.30pm when the rider decided to lift the front wheel of the bike off the ground for a short distance.

Police followed the bike for approximately 100 meters before it pulled into a driveway where it was intercepted by police.

Officers spoke to the rider, a 35-year-old man from Narre Warren, and checked the bike.

It is alleged the bike had a cancelled registration, was displaying false plates and the rider was disqualified.

Police also searched the rider and located a small quantity of alleged 1,4 butanediol and methylamphetamine in his pockets.

He has been charged with numerous drug and driving offences and was bailed to appear at Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on 5 May 2023.

The bike was impounded with towing costs of $1019.85.

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