Police arrest six in stolen car, South Australia

Police have arrested six people following a pursuit with a stolen car overnight.

Just after midnight on Tuesday 18 January, police spotted a stolen Ford sedan on King William Road, Adelaide and attempted to stop the car however the driver refused to pull over. Checks revealed the car had been stolen from the CBD yesterday morning.

The vehicle was pursued as it continued south through the CBD but was terminated for safety reasons.

The stolen car was spotted again a short time later in the Goodwood area but was not pursued. Patrols kept observations on the car as it headed south on South Road and on to the Southern Expressway.

The Ford then stopped briefly on the Southern Expressway just south of Seacombe Road bridge where patrols were able to approach and arrest all six occupants without incident.

The driver has been charged with engaging in a police pursuit, illegal use of a motor vehicle, driving unlicenced and drink driving. The five passengers were charged with illegal use of a motor vehicle. They will appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court today and other dates.

  • A 40-year-old man from the NT
  • A 27-year-old man from Walkerville
  • A 32-year-old man from Port Augusta
  • A 29-year-old woman from Seaton
  • A 31-year-old man of no fixed address (driver)
  • A 21-year-old man from Coober Pedy
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