A drink driver has been charged with evading police after he
was caught travelling at more than 200km/h in western
Police pursued the man on the Western Highway at Stawell, 230
kilometres west of Melbourne, after the allegedly stolen car
he was driving was detected speeding around 9.30am on
Police abandoned the pursuit, but the man was spotted at
Waubra two hours later and stopped with police spikes, and
Glenroy man Toufic Tlais, 30, was charged with negligent
driving while pursued by police, dangerous driving, theft of
a motor vehicle, theft of petrol, exceeding the speed limit
and other traffic offences.
He was remanded in custody to appear in Ballarat Magistrates
Court on Monday.