17 Aug 2015

High-speed dash leads to Whangarei court date

3:23 pm on 17 August 2015

A man will appear in court today after he allegedly fled police at more than 200kmh State Highway 1 in Northland.

A police spokesperson said the Headhunter's Gang member sped off after he was stopped near Ruakaka last week. He was found at a property in Otaika on Saturday.

A 28-year-old man appear in the Whangarei District Court today charged with theft, assaulting police, failing to stop, reckless driving, resisting police and escaping from custody.