A GRIFFITH man allegedly attempted to flee police on foot after reportedly refusing to leave a licensed venue in the city.
The 26-year-old was at a licensed club in Griffith around 11pm on January 9 and was asked to leave by staff following an alleged altercation.
He allegedly refused to leave the premises and police were called.
According to police, when they arrived at the venue the man allegedly did a runner, with officers having to give chase on foot.
They were able to eventually catch up to the man, but allege he resisted police.
He was arrested and taken to Griffith police station where he was charged with common assault and resist/hinder police.
Disqualified drivers busted by police
A 33-YEAR-OLD Griffith man will have to front court after police discovered he had been driving while disqualified.
Officers stopped the man on Goolagong Street on January 8 for a roadside breath test, returned a negative test.
However, when police asked for his licence he told them he "didn't have it on him" and "had left it at home".
After conducting a check on the man, officers found he was a disqualified driver until March 22 due to a demerit point suspension.
He was charged to appear before Griffith Local Court.
In a similar, but separate incident, a 26-year-old Griffith man was stopped in Coolah Street on January 11 after allegedly being detected speeding by Griffith police.
When asked to produce licence, the driver allegedly told police he "didn't have it on him".
Officers conducted checks on the man and discovered the 26-year-old was disqualified from driving until March.
He was issued with a court attendance notice to appear before Griffith Local Court in February and was fined for speeding.
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