A 20-year-old Tascott man will face Gosford Court later this June after leading police on a high speed car chase across the Southern Central Coast.
At about 9:50pm on Saturday, June 22, police attached to Brisbane Water Highway Patrol attempted to stop a Holden Commodore, police at the time noticing that the vehicle’s front plate did not match the rear plate.
The vehicle failed to stop on Avoca Dve, where police will allege the driver fled at high speed along Avoca and Empire Bay Dve.
Due to excessive speed and manner of driving. police discontinued attempting to stop the vehicle.
At about 10pm, police again sighted the vehicle in Umina Beach.
The vehicle again failed to stop and travelled through a number of residential streets in Woy Woy and Umina Beach.
The vehicle continued onto West Gosford and Somersby, at high speed.
Road spikes were unsuccessfully deployed on Debenham Rd South by another Highway Patrol officer.
The vehicle continued to Narara on Manns Rd before entering a cul-de-sac and driving into a residential driveway.
The vehicle came to a stop and then reversed into the side of a Highway Patrol vehicle causing minor damage.
Shortly after all three occupants were arrested.
The driver was conveyed to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with: Police Pursuit Not Stop, Reckless Driving, Mid Range Drink Driving (second offence), Drive Whilst Disqualified, Exceed Speed Limit Over 45kph, Refuse or fail to submit to breath test (roadside), and a further six outstanding warrants.
Media release, Jun 23
NSW Police Media