Dylan Bowler, 25, Denied Bail in ACT Magistrate’s Court | Canberra weather

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A tracking device installed on an Evo Energy work device, stolen outside a substation in Lyon, led police directly to a location in Black Mountain where the suspected thief and an accomplice were found on the train. trying to scrape the company stickers off the vehicle. The Ford Ranger ute was then reportedly driven to a police officer, who drew his gun and ordered the driver to stop. The driver ignored the direction and set off along Clunies Ross Street towards O’Connor, veering on the wrong side of the road and getting back onto the trail, nearly hitting a cyclist. Dylan Bowler, 25, appeared in ACT Magistrates’ Court on Friday for multiple offenses, including stealing a car, obtaining property by deception, operating a motor vehicle while driving. police and reckless driving. The police statement of facts presented to the court revealed how Bowler was caught on CCTV at the Lyon substation on December 15 after leaving another vehicle, a gray VW Golf, also recorded as stolen during a burglary in a house at the end of September. work crew and, on the same day, used credit cards belonging to Evo Energy staff, which had been left in the vehicle, to purchase cigarettes at two different locations, as the report later revealed. vision of CCTV business premises in Waramanga and Curtin. READ MORE FROM COURT NEWS: However, the ute’s electronic tracker led police directly to Black Mountain where, in their effort to flee arrest, Bowler and his accomplice allegedly drove straight to the cop, which Magistrate James Lawton has identified it as a most serious offense. The stolen Ford Ranger was found the next day in Hackett. Police investigations led them to a unit in Hawker, for an unrelated case, Friday around 5 a.m., where they found Bowler and arrested him. The bond was challenged by the police attorney due to the likelihood of a repeat offense, although a concrete contractor who appeared in court offered to provide the alleged violator with employment and a bond to secure his appearance in court. court. Magistrate Lawton said that given the strength of the prosecution’s case, the alleged offender’s criminal history and the brazen nature of the latest offenses, one of which was quite serious, he was “not convinced that Mr. Bowler was a good candidate for bail. ” Bowler spent New Years Eve at the Alexander Maconochie Center and was fired to reappear on January 28. Our journalists work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:.

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