Charles Knight

Man faces court after high-speed chase

A 23-year-old Ashmore man who was arrested after a two-hour police pursuit yesterday will face court today.

The man was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and unlawful use of a motor vehicle over the pursuit.

Police notice the stolen Porsche Boxster on Bridgeman Dr at Reedy Creek about 10.45am and started a pursuit, but they lost sight of the car.

The driver of the Boxster later collided with a power pole Golden Valley Dr, Tallebudgera and fled on foot, before stealing a utility in an effort to evade police.

Police apprehended the man on Trees Rd, Tallebudgera.

The man has been held in custody to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today.


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