Worrigee man jailed for two years over police pursuit and high-range drink driving

A 26-year-old Worrigee man who pleaded guilty to being in a police pursuit and high-range drink driving has been jailed for two years.

Police spotted Edward John Cruickshank driving in Albatross Road around 2.39am on March 9 this year, in a Hyundai Santa Fe.

Officers tried to pull over the vehicle, but Cruickshank failed to stop.

When eventually stopped Cruickshank allegedly returned a positive breath test and later a reading of 0.159.

He also pleaded guilty of not disclosing his identity.

In Milton Local Court Magistrate Geraldine Beattie sentenced Cruickshank to two years’ jail with a non-parole period of 12 months.