Male Arrested and Vehicle Seized Following Police Pursuit

At about 11:00am, Saturday 10th September 2016, Mid West-Gascoyne Traffic officers were conducting patrols of Rifle Range Road, Rangeway and attempted to stop a Ford Falcon sedan.

It is alleged that the driver, a 24 year old male from Morawa attempted to evade Police, abandoning the vehicle and fleeing on foot a short time later.

Police apprehended the male who was charged with Reckless Driving (to escape pursuit by Police) and No Authority to Drive – Suspended.

The vehicle was seized for 28 days and the male will face Geraldton Magistrates Court at a later date.