NSW police charge man following pursuit in Brisbane Water

A man will face court today, charged following a pursuit with police on the Central Coast yesterday.

Just after 12pm (Friday 22 February 2019), officers from Brisbane Water Police District sighted a Ford Falcon in Joppa Street at Niagara Park, allegedly being driven by a disqualified driver.

The Holden sped off, hitting a kerb and deflating two tyres before stopping in Gilda Drive.

Police caught up and stopped behind the Holden. As an officer got out, the vehicle reversed and drove off.

A pursuit was initiated before being terminated shortly after.

The Holden was found abandoned near Glen Road, with two people seen running into nearby bushland. Despite a search of the area, they were not able to be located.

During a search of the vehicle, officers allegedly located white powder, white crystals believed to be ‘ICE’, and a prescription drug. The Holden was seized and will be forensically examined.

About 1.20am today (Saturday 23 February 2019), officers attended a Gosford club after receiving information.

A 31-year-old man was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station.

He was charged with drive motor vehicle during disqualification period, police pursuit – not stop, use offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention, supply prohibited drug, and possess prohibited drug.

The Narara man was refused bail to appear at Wyong Bail Court today (Saturday 23 February 2019).

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