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By johnboy - 4 November 2012 28

ACT Policing has arrested a 34-year-old man of no fixed abode, following a pursuit this afternoon (Sunday, November 4).

Around 11am police attempted a traffic stop on white Daihatsu in Stuart Street, Griffith.

The car failed to stop and police activated lights and sirens, pursuing the car through various streets in Griffith and Narrabundah.

The car mounted a gutter in Deeban Place causing a flat tyre. The vehicle came to a stop in Nimbin Street, Narrabundah and the driver exited the vehicle, running down the road.

After a short foot chase police apprehended the driver and he was taken the ACT Watch House.

The man was charged with a range of traffic offences including failure to stop, driving while disqualified and driving with the incorrect number plates attached to the vehicle. He was released on Watch House bail and will be summonsed to court at a later date.

The vehicle pursuit lasted for 3 minutes with the highest speed reached 120km/h in a 60km/h zone.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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Sunday drive Narrabundah style
Pork Hunt 5:55 pm 04 Nov 12

HenryBG said :

threepaws said :

HenryBG said :

threepaws said :

HenryBG said :

bundah said :

The white daihatsu didn’t stand a chance against the unmarked commodore

I dunno – like a rental car, that white Daihatsu can go places no police Commodore ever will.

liability said :

he has “no fixed abode” and the AFP gave him bail? Only in Canberra.

The mind boggles. He has no address for him to be at. How is it even technically possible to bail somebody like that?
Presumably if he had killed somebody he would have been held?

Different rules apply to more serious offences when it comes to granting bail. For traffic offences, I’d be surprised if someone wasn’t granted bail. One would presume that in this case he had somewhere he could stay and be issued bail conditions?

I should have thought that driving a car decked with fake licence plates should be considered as something ever-so-slightly dodgier than a mere “traffic offence”.

The media release says they were ‘incorrect’ not ‘fake’. Still ‘just’ a traffic offence. I’m not saying it’s right, it’s just how it is

You mean, as in, “Sorry your Honour, I have two white Daihatsus and I must have put the ‘incorrect’ plates on last timed I didn’t get them registered.”

Or is it more likely, “Your Honour, seeing as I am a criminal mastermind I decided to defeat RAPID with my genius plan of nicking the plates from a Toyota parked behind the flats near Manuka and put them on my unregistered Daihatsu, which , BTW, I don’t actually own, although it isn’t nicked, I just borrowed it”.

Nice work Henry, you have shown everyone how to beat the system 🙂
However, if the plates nicked from Manuka (if there is such a suburb) were already nicked from somewhere else would RAPID crash?

KB1971 5:49 pm 04 Nov 12

HenryBG said :

bundah said :

The white daihatsu didn’t stand a chance against the unmarked commodore

I dunno – like a rental car, that white Daihatsu can go places no police Commodore ever will.

?

I dunno, the old VK’s used to go bush pretty well.

Way back in 1985 I was sitting in the park next to our house in Pambula, we and the park backed onto crown land adjacent to a quarry.

Anyway, there was a new HWP copper in Bega who happened to be female & out to prove herself. She quickly got the name of Miss Piggy from Muppets fame.

She must have seen my mate Chas somewhere down in town & he came screaming up through the quarry on his CR250 with this V8 VK not far behind. He hung a screaming left towards Merimbula and disapeared into the bush, 30 seconds after the VK went down the fire trail after there was an almighty redline of the V8 & a massive crash…….then nothing. The first big table drain got her!

5 minutes later she came sauntering down the trail with the foulest look on her face & no car 😛

That VK got further down that fire trail than anything else without a front and rear diff ever did 🙂

HenryBG 5:40 pm 04 Nov 12

threepaws said :

HenryBG said :

threepaws said :

HenryBG said :

bundah said :

The white daihatsu didn’t stand a chance against the unmarked commodore

I dunno – like a rental car, that white Daihatsu can go places no police Commodore ever will.

liability said :

he has “no fixed abode” and the AFP gave him bail? Only in Canberra.

The mind boggles. He has no address for him to be at. How is it even technically possible to bail somebody like that?
Presumably if he had killed somebody he would have been held?

Different rules apply to more serious offences when it comes to granting bail. For traffic offences, I’d be surprised if someone wasn’t granted bail. One would presume that in this case he had somewhere he could stay and be issued bail conditions?

I should have thought that driving a car decked with fake licence plates should be considered as something ever-so-slightly dodgier than a mere “traffic offence”.

The media release says they were ‘incorrect’ not ‘fake’. Still ‘just’ a traffic offence. I’m not saying it’s right, it’s just how it is

You mean, as in, “Sorry your Honour, I have two white Daihatsus and I must have put the ‘incorrect’ plates on last timed I didn’t get them registered.”

Or is it more likely, “Your Honour, seeing as I am a criminal mastermind I decided to defeat RAPID with my genius plan of nicking the plates from a Toyota parked behind the flats near Manuka and put them on my unregistered Daihatsu, which , BTW, I don’t actually own, although it isn’t nicked, I just borrowed it”.

HenryBG 5:33 pm 04 Nov 12

Pork Hunt said :

Perhaps this person is a druggo and he has a spritual home in Nimbin St…

Last time I was in Nimbin Street, it consisted of about 40 2.5-bedroom houses constructed almost entirely out of pressed asbestos. Some of them had fake-brick facades glued to the pressed asbestos.

Honestly, WTF were they thinking in the 1950s, to come up with that?

threepaws 5:29 pm 04 Nov 12

HenryBG said :

threepaws said :

HenryBG said :

bundah said :

The white daihatsu didn’t stand a chance against the unmarked commodore

I dunno – like a rental car, that white Daihatsu can go places no police Commodore ever will.

liability said :

he has “no fixed abode” and the AFP gave him bail? Only in Canberra.

The mind boggles. He has no address for him to be at. How is it even technically possible to bail somebody like that?
Presumably if he had killed somebody he would have been held?

Different rules apply to more serious offences when it comes to granting bail. For traffic offences, I’d be surprised if someone wasn’t granted bail. One would presume that in this case he had somewhere he could stay and be issued bail conditions?

I should have thought that driving a car decked with fake licence plates should be considered as something ever-so-slightly dodgier than a mere “traffic offence”.

The media release says they were ‘incorrect’ not ‘fake’. Still ‘just’ a traffic offence. I’m not saying it’s right, it’s just how it is

Pork Hunt 5:23 pm 04 Nov 12

Perhaps this person is a druggo and he has a spritual home in Nimbin St…

HenryBG 5:23 pm 04 Nov 12

threepaws said :

HenryBG said :

bundah said :

The white daihatsu didn’t stand a chance against the unmarked commodore

I dunno – like a rental car, that white Daihatsu can go places no police Commodore ever will.

liability said :

he has “no fixed abode” and the AFP gave him bail? Only in Canberra.

The mind boggles. He has no address for him to be at. How is it even technically possible to bail somebody like that?
Presumably if he had killed somebody he would have been held?

Different rules apply to more serious offences when it comes to granting bail. For traffic offences, I’d be surprised if someone wasn’t granted bail. One would presume that in this case he had somewhere he could stay and be issued bail conditions?

I should have thought that driving a car decked with fake licence plates should be considered as something ever-so-slightly dodgier than a mere “traffic offence”.

threepaws 5:13 pm 04 Nov 12

HenryBG said :

bundah said :

The white daihatsu didn’t stand a chance against the unmarked commodore

I dunno – like a rental car, that white Daihatsu can go places no police Commodore ever will.

liability said :

he has “no fixed abode” and the AFP gave him bail? Only in Canberra.

The mind boggles. He has no address for him to be at. How is it even technically possible to bail somebody like that?
Presumably if he had killed somebody he would have been held?

Different rules apply to more serious offences when it comes to granting bail. For traffic offences, I’d be surprised if someone wasn’t granted bail. One would presume that in this case he had somewhere he could stay and be issued bail conditions?

HenryBG 4:58 pm 04 Nov 12

bundah said :

The white daihatsu didn’t stand a chance against the unmarked commodore

I dunno – like a rental car, that white Daihatsu can go places no police Commodore ever will.

liability said :

he has “no fixed abode” and the AFP gave him bail? Only in Canberra.

The mind boggles. He has no address for him to be at. How is it even technically possible to bail somebody like that?
Presumably if he had killed somebody he would have been held?

Deref 4:40 pm 04 Nov 12

Someone’s in for a severe finger wagging!

Antagonist 4:19 pm 04 Nov 12

“He was released on Watch House bail and will be summonsed to court at a later date.”

And for some odd reason, this surprised me.

bundah 4:02 pm 04 Nov 12

They roared past my place this morning and i figured the pursuit ended a few hundred metres away after the police siren went silent.The white daihatsu didn’t stand a chance against the unmarked commodore

PantsMan 3:45 pm 04 Nov 12

liability said :

he has “no fixed abode” and the AFP gave him bail? Only in Canberra.

Just wait until he gets off.

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 3:43 pm 04 Nov 12

liability said :

he has “no fixed abode” and the AFP gave him bail? Only in Canberra.

Haha

liability 3:15 pm 04 Nov 12

he has “no fixed abode” and the AFP gave him bail? Only in Canberra.

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