A man who drove recklessly through a number of northern suburbs in a bid to evade police has been jailed.
Jake Leigh Bartlett pleaded guilty to reckless driving, unlawful interference with a clamping device, and two counts of drive whilst not the holder of a driver licence.
On January 24, police attempted to pull Bartlett over on Hargrave Crescent at Mayfield with lights and sirens, but he continued driving.
The Newnham man drove dangerously to avoid being caught, including failing to indicate, driving 30km/h over the speed limit in a suburban area, going the wrong way through a roundabout and overtaking a car despite a solid white line on the road.
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Bartlett also pleaded guilty to destroying a clamping device placed on a vehicle at Mayfield by police and being in possession of a stolen iPhone, which was valued at $600.
Barlett was also charged with breaching a community service order made in January 2018.
He was ordered to complete 98 hours of community service in relation to burglary, stealing and possession of stolen property charges, but he failed to do so.
During sentencing on Thursday, Magistrate Ken Stanton said Bartlett was on drugs at the time of the offending.
"It is not mitigating, but explains the offending," Mr Stanton said.
Re-sentencing of the community services order saw Barlett given a six-week jail term, which would be served cumulatively to the two-month jail sentence for reckless driving and a one-month sentence for the remaining matters.
He was disqualified from driving for 12 months and ordered to pay court costs of $360.20.