■ TWO teenage boys and a man faced court on Sunday after two pursuits in Northern NSW involving stolen vehicles.
The pursuits occurred at Lennox Head and Tweed Heads on Saturday and Sunday.
The Lennox Head pursuit was initiated by the Richmond Police District Target Action Group and ended after road spikes were deployed. A 17-year-old boy and 18-year-old man were arrested in Ross Lane at Lennox Head.
They were taken to Ballina Police Station and charged with steal motor vehicle, larceny, take and drive conveyance, police pursuit not stop drive recklessly.
They were refused bail and were due to appear in Ballina Local Court on Sunday.
The second started in Lennox Head and ended in Banora Point after the car was abandoned. A 16-year-old boy was charged at Tweed Heads Police Station in relation to the Banora Point pursuit. He will face court on charges of possessing property stolen outside the state, dangerous driving, police pursuit not stop drive recklessly. He was refused bail to appear in Tweed Heads Children’s Court.
Ongoing inquiries regarding the located stolen property are under way.
Police were also assisted by the Queensland Police Service’s Dog Unit.
Anyone with information about the incidents is urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.