A 42-year-old Pearce man is the most recent recidivist offender arrested by Operation Toric, charged for a seventh time since 2017 for driving whereas disqualified. 

Yesterday (January 30) at 3.40pm Operation Toric officers adopted a silver Peugeot 307 with stolen quantity plates driving alongside Ginninderra Drive and on to Hyndes Crescent, Duffy, the place the motive force evaded them by accelerating closely and crossing to the unsuitable aspect of the highway.

At 4pm, the automobile reported to have been deserted by 4 occupants close to Dixon Drive, Duffy.

Police discovered the three passengers close by and ran after the motive force and arrested him. He examined optimistic for a drug in a roadside drug-screening take a look at.

The person had been disqualified from driving till April 2024, and was on bail for comparable disqualified driving offences. That is the seventh time he has been charged with disqualified driving since February 2017.

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Ian Meikle, editor