- Dangerous Operation of a motor vehicle
- Receipt of tainted property
- Driving while disqualified
Coolangatta Magistrates Court
Overview of Case:
Client was found to be driving a stolen motor vehicle and subsequently engaged in a high-speed pursuit which travelled over the QLD/NSW border. Client had already served 6 months imprisonment in NSW for the offence however was facing further jail time for the offences which occurred in QLD.
Client had a very bad driving history which compounded matters as well as an extensive criminal history.
Client was given a wholly suspended sentence, 120 hours community service and a $250 fine. Client did not have to spend any time in prison and was looking forward to the diversionary programs offered through the department of Probation and Parol.