Gun laden black jag in high speed run!

By 20 January, 2009 19

With the AFP media unit apparently off with the pixies again we’re hearing from the Canberra Times about a high speed pursuit ending on Anzac Parade after running from Wagga Wagga to Dickson.

    Two guns were located in the car following the lengthy pursuit, which began in Wagga Wagga…

    Police found the car dumped near Anzac Parade a short time later and conducted a search of the area.

    A man believed to be the driver of the car was arrested near the scene.

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19 Responses to Gun laden black jag in high speed run!
#1
VYBerlinaV8_the_one_10:25 am, 20 Jan 09

A Jag? I’m suprised it made it from Wagga to Dickson without breaking down!

#2
Mr Evil10:50 am, 20 Jan 09

VYBerlinaV8_the_one_they_all_copy said :

A Jag? I’m suprised it made it from Wagga to Dickson without breaking down!

Yeah, that Jag would almost be worth buying! :)

#3
mossrocket10:55 am, 20 Jan 09

some people will do ANYTHING to get out of Wagga…

I saw the car chase pass me this morning on Barton Hwy – about 6 police cars and a couple of undercover cars and a new(ish) black jag in the lead…

#4
Holden Caulfield11:13 am, 20 Jan 09

I like that the car was found “a short time later” after the pursuit “began in Wagga Wagga”.

The driver must have had the flux capacitor serviced before the chase!

#5
justbands11:17 am, 20 Jan 09

> I like that the car was found “a short time later” after the pursuit “began in Wagga Wagga”.

The story mentions how they gave up the chase in Dickson, too much traffic about.

#6
caf2:05 pm, 20 Jan 09

Never mind breaking down, how did it make it that far without having to refuel? I’m surprised it made it past Gundagai!

#7
caf2:07 pm, 20 Jan 09

Oh and you’d think they’d have managed to set up a roadblock in that time – he might have been able to dodge the road spikes but a couple of patrol cars physically blocking the road at Conroy’s Gap would have been hard to dodge!

#8
Felix the Cat6:45 pm, 20 Jan 09

According to the TV news the Jag driver managed somehow to evade seven strips/sets of road spikes.

#9
Overheard6:51 pm, 20 Jan 09

justbands said :

> I like that the car was found “a short time later” after the pursuit “began in Wagga Wagga”.

The story mentions how they gave up the chase in Dickson, too much traffic about.

And a supplementary question: if the chase finished in Dickson, how did they only catch up with the perp near the War Memorial? That’s the mother of all chases on foot.

#10
justbands10:43 am, 21 Jan 09

> And a supplementary question: if the chase finished in Dickson, how did they only catch up with the perp near the War Memorial? That’s the mother of all chases on foot.

No, they stopped chasing him in Dickson…he continued to drive & stopped at the War Memorial.

As an aside, my trainer witnessed him getting out of the car. Apparently he went bush in the Jag before giving up & hightailing it on foot after wiping down the door handles in an attempt to get rid of his prints. My trainer watched this happen & called the cops…who were there within less than a minute.

#11
dexi11:02 am, 21 Jan 09

What model Jag was it?

#12
justbands11:13 am, 21 Jan 09

No idea sorry.

#13
neanderthalsis11:22 am, 21 Jan 09

Photo on the ABC site shows an X-Type. Obviously the man had no style, any ordinary decent criminal knows that an XJ8 or XJR is the only decent getaway car.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/01/21/2470541.htm

#14
Xbikee6:45 am, 22 Jan 09

my trainer was busy.

#15
Pommy bastard8:02 am, 22 Jan 09

Jaguars are great cars.

#16
neanderthalsis9:09 am, 22 Jan 09

Agreed PB. It has to be an 8 or 12 cylinder though, none of this front wheel drive 2 litre stuff.

#17
justbands9:29 am, 22 Jan 09

> my trainer was busy.

And? So was mine…he was torturing some poor basta….errr, working at the time. :-)

Jags are great….if you can have two of them. You need one to use as spare parts for the other.

#18
willo5:45 am, 19 Mar 10

according to the abc old mate recieved a nice holiday for his trouble yesterday…….a refreshing change for A.C.T courts
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/03/18/2849864.htm

#19
Thumper8:05 am, 19 Mar 10

Apparently he went bush in the Jag before giving up & hightailing it on foot after wiping down the door handles in an attempt to get rid of his prints

hahahaha, what a nob.

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