The 47-year-old was pulled over on Elizabeth Street in Surry Hills about 8.40pm on Friday and told police he had a learner’s licence, despite being in the car on his own.
A Sydney man has been charged after allegedly breaching self-isolation and driving with an expired licence while a warrant was out for his arrest.
The 47-year-old was pulled over on Elizabeth Street in Surry Hills about 8.40pm on Friday and told police he had a learner's licence, despite being in the car on his own.
NSW police arrested the man after checks revealed he had an outstanding warrant and his licence was disqualified.
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It was then revealed the man had been at the home of a woman he had an AVO with and was driving her car.
The man had also been told to self-isolate as he had been identified as a close contact of someone with coronavirus.
He was taken to Surry Hills Police Station and charged with contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO, drive motor vehicle during disqualification period, not comply with noticed direction re s 7/8/9 - COVID-19.
He has been formally refused bail and is due to re-appear at Central Local Court on Wednesday.
In a separate incident, a man is accused of spitting at a police officer after being asked to leave the A-League Grand Final at Bankwest Stadium in Parramatta last night.
The 24-year-old from Bronte was asked to leave the stadium but allegedly became argumentative, and officers issued him with a move-on direction.
Police will allege in court the man started to walk away but turned around and spat at one of the officers.
He was arrested and taken to Parramatta Police Station where he was charged with common assault, not comply noticed direction re spitting/coughing - COVID-19, and assault police officer in execution of duty.
He was banned from the stadium and is due to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday 14 October.
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/coronavirus-nsw-sydney-man-charged-allegedly-driving-expired-licence-breaching-isolation/f7b68385-191a-465d-8d4e-efd5ad999886