Police pulled over a Holden Commodore at Clunes they suspected was stolen following a pursuit from Ewingsdale this morning.
Police pulled over a Holden Commodore at Clunes they suspected was stolen following a pursuit from Ewingsdale this morning. Rodney Stevens

Police nab suspected stolen car following pursuit

UPDATE Friday: POLICE pulled over a suspected stolen car at Clunes yesterday morning following a pursuit that started on the Pacific Hwy north of Byron Bay.

Highway patrol cars detected the suspected stolen blue Holden Commodore station wagon travelling south on the highway at Ewingsdale at about 9am.

A pursuit was initiated during which the Commodore turned off the highway onto Bangalow Rd and headed towards Lismore.

A highway patrol car made its way from Lismore to Clunes and had road spikes ready to stop the Commodore.

Road spikes were not needed when the driver of the Commodore pulled over about 9.20am when he reached the waiting highway patrol car, closely followed by two highway patrol cars from Byron Bay.

The driver and his two passengers, a man and a woman, were spoken to by police at the scene.

A female officer from Lismore was called to search the female passenger of the Commodore.

The driver of the Commodore was arrested at the scene and taken to Byron Bay police station for questioning.

 

ORIGINAL REPORT: POLICE pulled over a suspected stolen car at Clunes this morning following a pursuit that started on the Pacific Highway north of Byron Bay.

Highway patrol cars detected the suspected stolen blue Holden Commodore station wagon travelling south on the highway at Ewingsdale at about 9am this morning.

A pursuit was initiated during which the Commodore turned off the highway onto Bangalow Rd and headed toward Lismore.

A highway patrol car made its way from Lismore to Clunes and had road spikes ready to stop the Commodore.

Road spikes were not needed when the driver of the Commodore pulled over about 9.20am when he reached the waiting highway patrol car, closely followed by two highway patrol cars from Byron Bay.

The driver and his two passengers, a man and a woman, were spoken to by police at the scene.

A female officer from Lismore was called to search the female passenger of the Commodore.

The driver of the Commodore was arrested at the scene and taken to Byron Bay police station for questioning.



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