Crime Stoppers

Charges – Crime Spree – Darwin Area

Friday 03-Mar-2017 15:50

Northern Territory Police have charged a 23-year-old man in relation to a string of offending across the Darwin area.

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Mark Bland from Strike Force Trident said the man was arrested at a service station in Karama last night.

“During the apprehension process, officers from the Territory Response Group deployed a taser as he was attempting to get into the driver’s seat of a car.

“He was then taken into custody.”

A sawn-off firearm was later found hidden in a garden at a residence in Palmerston.

He was charged with:

  • Drive unlicensed (x3)
  • Drive vehicle in a dangerous manner (x2)
  • Drive speed dangerous
  • Recklessly endanger life
  • Assault a member of the Police Force
  • Resist Police
  • Furnish false name
  • Attempt to commit an offence (Escape lawful custody)
  • Breach of Bail (Supreme Court Bail)
He was remanded to appear in Darwin Local Court on Monday 6 March.