A LEARNER driver charged with stealing a car and leading police on a high-speed chase appeared in court on eight charges today.

Hemi Thompson, of Kirkwood Rd, Tweed Heads South, pleaded guilty to police pursuit, driving recklessly/furiously and one charge of driving unaccompanied by a licensed driver.

Appearing via video link from jail, the 19-year-old also pleaded not guilty to stealing and driving a motor vehicle, exceeding speeds of 45km/h and two charges of driving unaccompanied by a l...


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