Man arrested after Hume LAC police pursuit

A police pursuit stretched from Crookwell to Goulburn on March 21, with a man taken into custody. Image: Google Maps.

A police pursuit stretched from Crookwell to Goulburn on March 21, with a man taken into custody. Image: Google Maps.

UPDATE: A 38-year-old man will face court on Wednesday, March 22, after being charged with a string of offences relating to a police pursuit. 

A wanted man from Grong Grong, near Narrandera, took police on a pursuit in a white Ford Festiva on March 21. 

Police attempted to pull the man over on Crookwell Road, Pejar, at about 10.20am on Tuesday. 

The vehicle failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated.

A short time later, police observed the vehicle stationary on The Hume Highway, Carrick.

The driver of the vehicle was arrested and taken to Goulburn Police Station.

He was charged with four counts of Skyes Law (police pursuit), four counts of driving unlicensed, four counts of driving an unregistrated vehicle, overtaking a vehicle when unsafe, exceeding the speed limit by more than 30 kilometres per hour, driving recklessly, failing to comply with the request to stop his vehicle, three counts of driving with a cancelled license and three outstanding warrants. 

He was refused bail to appear in Goulburn Local Court on Wednesday, March 22.

EARLIER: A man has been taken into police custody after a police pursuit.

The chase began mid-morning on March 21, with police in pursuit of a vehicle from Crookwell to Goulburn.

The Hume Local Area Command (LAC) crime manager Detective Inspector Chad Gillies said the man was taken into custody on outstanding warrants.

He said police were expecting to execute the outstanding warrants, and the man would likely face further charges based on traffic offences related to the pursuit.