Man charged with warrants and Skye’s Law after police chase
A MAN has been charged with multiple offences after a pursuit in Ulmarra overnight. About 2pm yesterday (Wednesday 27 November 2013), a 20-year-old man was driving a Mazda on the Pacific Highway at Ulmarra, when Grafton Highway Patrol attempted to pull him over.
Police will allege the man drove away in a dangerous manner. Police pursued him to Swan Creek where they found his car abandoned.
The man was found hiding in a nearby building on School Lane. It's alleged he resisted arrest when police approached him.
The 20-year-old man suffered minor injuries and was taken to Grafton Base Hospital. Once treated, he was taken to Grafton Police Station and charged with drive while disqualified, police pursuit (Skye's Law), driver manner dangerous, resist police, and six outstanding warrants.
He was refused bail and was due to attend Grafton Local Court today (Thursday 28 November 2013.)