UPDATE @ 4.00PM | A man accused of pinning a Police officer between two cars during an alleged petrol drive-off will remain behind bars.
Jamie Duksic, 52, chose not to appear in Southport Magistrates Court when his matter was mentioned today.
He’s accused of trying to steal petrol from a service station on Frank St in Labrador last Thursday.
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A Police officer suffered a fractured shoulder and leg injuries after he was pinned between his patrol car and the offender’s vehicle when he tried to stop him driving away.
Duksic did not apply for bail and he will remain behind bars.
His matter will return to court next month.
EARLIER @ 10.30AM | A man’s been charged after a drive off incident in Pimpama last week where a police officer was rammed with a car.
The 52-year-old allegedly attempted a petrol drive off in a car with stolen plates 387 ZDO, at a station on Frank Street just after 11.00pm on August 8.
An attendant ran out to try and stop the man getting away, with the commotion causing a police patrol car to pull in from the street.
A 28-year-old male Constable got out of the police vehicle to step in front of the man’s car, but he was hit and pinned between the car and the police vehicle.
He suffered a fractured shoulder, knee and leg injuries in the incident.
The driver got away, though the car was tracked down to Corrine Street where it was involved in a collision, the man exited the vehicle and fled.
He’s since been charged with one court each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, driving a motor vehicle without a licence, unregistered vehicle, uninsured vehicle, receiving tainted property, fraud, making off without paying, two counts each of failing to comply with duties of driver involved in a crash and give the drivers required particulars to any other driver.
The man is due in Southport Magistrates Court today.