Road spikes deployed during dangerous highway chase
A MAN will appear in court today following a pursuit on the North Coast yesterday morning.
About 10.30am, NSW police were advised by Queensland POLAIR that a Nissan Coupe they were monitoring was travelling south on the Pacific Highway.
Police will allege the Nissan crossed the border into New South Wales and officers from Tweed/Byron Police District and the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command attempted to pull it over.
The Nissan allegedly failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated.
Police successfully deployed road spikes at Duranbah and the vehicle continued at speed, before coming to a stop on the Pacific Highway, Cudgen.
A 36-year-old man from Oxenford, Queensland, was arrested and was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station.
He was charged with police pursuit - not stop - drive dangerously (Skye's Law), drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, never licensed person drive vehicle on road, have custody of an offensive implement in a public place, custody of knife in public place.
The man was refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on Thursday.