THE man accused of leading police on a chase where road spikes were deployed last week will remain behind bars.
Jayen Henry Dunn had three cases re-listed in Armidale Local Court on Monday.
Police allege he had no licence and got behind the wheel of a stolen ute, before a police pursuit that ended when road spikes were deployed.
He's facing five charges including police pursuit; stealing a car; never being licensed; refusing or failing to submit to an oral fluid test; and custody of a knife in a public place.
In court on Monday, Dunn made no application for bail and it was formally refused.
Magistrate Roger Prowse ordered a specialist medical report to be compiled by Corrective Services NSW while Dunn is in custody.
Two other unrelated matters were also mentioned but Dunn's solicitor did not enter pleas to the allegations, which have been adjourned to July.
The charges stem from about 1.45pm on Thursday when New England police were alerted to reports a white Mazda ute had been taken from a home on Dumaresq Street in Armidale.
Highway patrol officers spotted the ute at a roadworks site not long after, and said they attempted to stop the ute but allege the driver sped off.
Police gave chase and claim the driver was travelling well in excess of the signposted limit, for about 20km.
Officers set up road spikes at Commissioners Waters, east of Armidale, and deployed them when the ute went past.
The ute eventually stopped and a 23-year-old man was arrested.
Police said checks revealed he had never held a driver's licence, and claim he also recorded a positive roadside drug test.
The man was taken to Armidale Police Station and charged with the string of offences.
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