PD Slam Assists with Arrest
Midland Detectives have charged two men and a woman after they attempted to evade police in Hazelmere last night, Thursday 4 February 2016.
About 10.00pm officers observed a Ford Mondeo driving erratically on Reid Highway heading East from Beechboro Road and attempted to stop the vehicle on Lord Street in Brabham, however it is alleged to driver failed to stop for police.
It will be further alleged the vehicle continued to evade police through several suburbs, at times driving on the wrong side of the road and in excess of the speed limit.
On Roe Highway, near the Great Eastern Highway bypass, a tyre on the vehicle blowout and the vehicle caught on fire. Polair 62 identified all four occupants running from the vehicle into adjacent bushland and directed officers to arrest two of the offenders.
PD Slam and his handler arrived in the area and was directed by Polair to the location of the third offender, who was detained by PD Slam on the thigh.
PD Slam and his handler continued to search for the fourth offender, who was located hiding in thick scrub. The offender attempted to resist arrest by kicking PD Slam in the head but was successfully detained on the leg.
Both offenders who received dog bites were conveyed to hospital for medical treatment.
PD Slam was not injured in the arrest.
A 22 year old man from Forrestfield has been charged with:
– Breach of Bail Undertaking
– No authority to drive
– Driver of a vehicle failed to stop
– Reckless Driving
A 22 year old woman from Gosnells has been charged with:
– Breach of Bail
– Possess a Prohibited Drug
A 24 year old man from Midvale has been charged with:
– Obstructing public officers
All are due to appear in the Midland Magistrates Court today.
Inquiries still continuing regarding the fourth offender.