13 and 18 year old girls arrested following Saturday's high speed chase; adult male still wanted for questioning

Thanks Linda for sharing image via GNW. 

Thanks Linda for sharing image via GNW. 

Much of Geraldton heard the high speed chase on Saturday evening throughout town. Police say they are still looking for an adult male regarding the incident, but they have arrested and charged a 13 year old female and an 18 year old female with stealing a motor vehicle. Full press release from Police follows. 

Stolen vehicle and pursuit ends in arrests.

At about 9.25pm on Saturday the 5th of March 2016, Police observed a stolen Nissan Patrol on Chapman Road in Bluff Point.

The police officers activated their emergency lights and sirens however the driver of the stolen vehicle refused to stop.

The stolen vehicle was pursued through multiple suburbs of Geraldton before the driver drove through bushland in Utakarra and Police aborted the pursuit.

The vehicle was located a short time later abandoned at the address it had been stolen from. The area was cordoned off by police and the Police dog was deployed, two female offenders were arrested nearby. An adult male is wanted for questioning in relation to the incident.

A 13 year old female from Utakarra and an 18 year female from Moonyoonooka were charged and released to bail.
Charge: 1 X Steal motor vehicle. 

Sent in: High speed chase around rangeway Karloo area 5 paddy wagons chasing a 4x4 driving with no head lights, just a heads up for people to watch out for the idiot

Posted by Everything Geraldton on Saturday, March 5, 2016