A MAN will front court on a swag of charges after allegedly stealing a car, stealing fuel, setting fire to another vehicle and failing to stop for police.
The charges come after a tractor was set alight at South Gundagai on Saturday.
Police will allege that a 54-year-old man from Victoria drove a vehicle stolen from Albury to a property at South Gundagai on Saturday morning.
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It is alleged that he entered the property and stole a quantity of fuel from a parked tractor.
Following this he then set fire to the tractor and left the area.
Police attempted to stop the male as he drove along Hume Highway and Muttama Road but he failed to stop for police.
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Then on Sunday, a member of the public alerted police to a male in a vehicle, parked on the median strip of the Federal Highway near Goulburn. It was established the vehicle that this man was in was the stolen car from Albury.
The man was arrested and conveyed to Goulburn Police Station where he was charged with a number of offences including damage property by fire, stealing a motor vehicle, stealing fuel and failing to stop for police.
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He was refused bail to appear at Goulburn Local Court on Monday, April, 20.
Anyone who has information relating to any criminal offences is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or their local police station.
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