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Reefer Madness in Gordon!

By johnboy 12 June 2013 8

ACT Policing arrested a 27-year-old Gordon man after he fled from police yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 11 June) in Canberra’s South.

Around 5:26pm yesterday Police attempted to approach a vehicle parked in Phillip Marketplace.

The male fled the scene and a short pursuit commenced through Phillip before being terminated.

The car was involved in a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Mawson Drive and Heard Street, Mawson, a short time later and failed to stop at the scene.

Three witnesses observed the male run from his damaged car and gave chase

The three men caught the man a short time later near the Mawson Playing Fields where police arrived.

Police seized a small quantity of cannabis in the man’s possession, and two mobile telephone’s located in the car.

Police executed a search warrant on the man’s home in Gordon, later that night, where they located a sum of cash and an additional quantity of cannabis.

The male was conveyed to the ACT Watch House and charged with dangerous driving, not obeying direction of police and traffic in trafficable quantity of cannabis.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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Reefer Madness in Gordon!
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carnardly 8:57 am 13 Jun 13

dogmen numbers 2, 3 and 4?

wildturkeycanoe 5:49 am 13 Jun 13

carnardly said :

two mobile telephone’s…..


So, is it illegal to have two mobiles or was he using them whilst driving the getaway vehicle? Noteworthy stuff for a press release. Also, “a sum of cash” could be anybody’s savings under their mattress. Serious crimes here I’m afraid.

LSWCHP 9:33 pm 12 Jun 13

Hats off to the three witnesses! Damn fine work.

Punter 8:52 pm 12 Jun 13

bundah said :

How awesome that three witnesses to the prang gave chase and caught him.Where were the plod?

Write up says they arrived and caught him.

Roundhead89 11:26 am 12 Jun 13

The hoons seem to have left the Phillip Marketplace carpark since JB HiFi took their cheap car stereos and moved to The Plaza.

carnardly 10:43 am 12 Jun 13

… two mobile telephone’s…..


beardedclam 10:11 am 12 Jun 13

the POI was late, he needed to get to Sydney to help Team Joel of the Voice

bundah 10:01 am 12 Jun 13

How awesome that three witnesses to the prang gave chase and caught him.Where were the plod?

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