Police pursuit through northern suburbs

A man and a woman have been charged following a police pursuit through the northern suburbs of the Central Coast on Tuesday, April 13.

It started at about 11.40pm when officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District were doing random breath testing on River Rd, Wyong, and a white Holden Commodore allegedly failed to stop.

Officers pursued the vehicle, assisted by PolAir, through the Wyong, Wadalba, Kanwal, Lake Haven, Charmhaven, Gorokan, Canton Beach, Toukley and Noraville areas.

The pursuit was terminated about 15 minutes later on Wilfred Barret Dr, Noraville, after the Commodore crossed on to the incorrect side of the road.

PolAir monitored the vehicle as it continued to travel through the Tuggerah Lakes and Lake Macquarie Police Districts.

A second pursuit of the vehicle started at about 12.25am on Wednesday, April 14, on Macquarie Dr, Warners Bay.

The pursuit ended a short time later when road spikes were deployed and the Commodore came to a stop on Macquarie Dr, near the intersection of King St, Warners Bay.

A man, aged 27, and a woman, aged 28, were arrested and taken to Belmont Police Station where the man was charged with police pursuit – not stop-drive at speed, drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous.

The woman was charged with police pursuit- not stop, drive at speed and possess knife in public place.

The man was refused bail and the woman was given conditional bail and both are due to appear in court again in May.

Media release, Apr 14
NSW Police