A Queensland man who failed to appear at an Albury court on Monday has been linked to an alleged theft of a motor vehicle in Moama.TRENT HORNEMAN April 2, 2014 4:47am
NSW police are on the hunt for a Queensland man who allegedly stole two cars, held a Moama man at knife-point and escaped custody three times.
Senior Constable Peter Joice of Deniliquin police said police issued warrants for the man’s arrest after he failed to appear at an Albury court on Monday.
On March 17, the man, 29, allegedly stole a car belonging to a Moama man he had known for a short time.
After writing off the car in an accident while driving toward Womboota, the man was taken to Echuca hospital for treatment.
He was later taken to a mental health facility in Bendigo.
Sen. Constable Joice said the man escaped from the Bendigo facility and returned to Moama.
On Tuesday last week, it is alleged the man, armed with a knife, entered the caravan of the same Moama man.
He demanded keys to other vehicles and a phone, Sen. Constable Joice said.
Moama police arrested the man after spotting a stolen vehicle on the Cobb Hwy, north of Moama.
He was charged with aggravated break, enter and steal, two counts of theft of a motor vehicle and two counts of unlicensed driving.
He was remanded in custody and appeared before a Deniliquin magistrate who refused bail.
Before being taken to a NSW prison for remand, the man was treated in Deniliquin hospital, where he again tried to escape.
Police caught the man before he left the hospital and charged him with unlawful escape of custody.
He was then taken to an Albury mental health facility, Nolan House, for treatment.
The man escaped once again.
Sen. Constable Joice said police believed the man was headed toward Sydney.
When Sam Atukorala addresses his children in his mother tongue of Sinhalese, they understand him completely, but they always reply in English.
Mulwala’s own motor racing sensation Steve ‘Harro’ Harrison has won the 2014 Victorian Super Tin Tops Championship.
St Augustines College, Kyabram, has won the inaugural School’s Sustainability Cup for 2014, beating several Melbourne schools.
The Shire of Campaspe is concerned as to the incomplete reporting of Port of Echuca property matters.
Four people, including a father and his two children, were fined more than $18,000 for their role in an alcohol-fuelled brawl at a Lockington party earlier this year which ended in a teenager beaten up and forced into a dog cage.
New faces for Girgarre FNC
A time to include late loved ones in the spirit of the season.
Firefighters were able to save a Finley property's buildings after a large stack of hay bales went up in flames on Monday.
Eppalock Primary School has gone global.
Scout Group hopes to raise funds for World Scout Jamboree through novel 24-hour endurance test.
Forest tour only way to understand impact.
Fodder depots have been set up in Euroa and Thoona for farmers hit by the recent fires.
The rail tracks are in such disrepear V/Line is having to close the buffet car between Euroa and Seymour due to health and safety concerns to hospitality staff.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.