Police car rammed in robbery arrest Poached abalone seized
A MAN has been charged with ramming an unmarked police car in the northern suburbs while officers were hunting a suspect in a violent gaming bar robbery in the city.
Police allege a 24-year-old Elizabeth East man reversed his BMW sedan into the police car at 10.30pm on Sunday, before crashing into the veranda of the house.
The man was arrested by the officers and was later
Yesterday, prosecutors dropped all but two of those charges but said they would still use the evidence underpinning them in Keen’s trial.
Mr Morrison said the trial was unfair because the second set of charges should never have been laid. charged with two counts of endangering life.
A passenger in the BMW, a 24-year-old Nailsworth man, was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery.
It’s alleged he was among a group of men who threatened staff at Pulteney Pokies, before escaping with a sum of cash.
Police allege three men, one armed with a sledgehammer and another with an axe, took part in the Sunday morning theft.
Both men have been refused
He said Keen was sentenced for the $3140 theft on the basis it was a “once-off” – and if police or the ODPP felt differently, the deal should not have been made.
That submission failed to sway Judge Stephen McEwen.
“Day in and day out, sentencing bail and were due to appear appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court yesterday.
Meanwhile, a man has been reported for drink driving after he reversed into a police car at Seaview Downs.
Police stopped to assist a motorist in a Holden sedan which had broken down on Ocean Boulevard just before 11am yesterday.
Another motorist in a Suzuki sedan pulled in behind the Holden before he reversed into the front of the police car, courts accept – sometimes against their better judgment – resolutions while asking ‘does the Crown actually agree to this?’,” he said.
“Are you saying that’s locked in for all time and that no one can go behind it and say ‘that’s nonsense’, notwithstanding causing minor damage. He then sped off.
Police stopped the car a short distance away and breath tested the driver, who allegedly returned 0.263 blood alcohol reading – more than five times the legal limit.
The Trott Park man, 38, was reported for reversing without due care, disobeying reasonable direction as well drink driving. He lost his licence immediately for 12 months and his car was impounded for 28 days. No one was injured. what’s really going on?
“I’m totally unpersuaded there’s a basis for a stay in this matter.”
He remanded Keen on continuing bail until next week, when he will hear the trial in the absence of a jury. MORE than 90 abalone have been poached in the Yorke Peninsula.
Yorketown police, acting on information from Fisheries officers, seized a large amount of illegal abalone near Hardwicke Bay just after 1pm on Sunday.
Officers stopped and searched a red Alfa Romeo on Beegoodye Wells Rd, Minlaton.
They found and seized diving equipment and 92 abalone, pictured, which was more than 18 times the legal personal bag limit of five. The matter has been referred to Primary Industries and Regions South Australia for further investigation.