Karl Kallasmae remanded in custody charged with theft of a taxi

UPDATE, 2pm: ​A HOMELESS man who stole a taxi, drove at 200km/h and rudely gestured at police officers has been remanded in custody until July 31. 

Karl Michael Kallasmae, 40, did not apply for bail in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court on Monday after being charged with offences including evading police, reckless conduct endangering life and thefts allegedly committed at the weekend between Apollo Bay and Codrington.

Magistrate  Cynthia Toose requested Mr Kallasmae be urgently medically assessed. 

Monday, 8am: A 39-year-old man wanted for questioning in relation to the theft of a taxi at Apollo Bay is expected to appear in Warrnambool court on Monday.

The man, who cannot be named until he appears in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court, is expected to front a magistrate for a bail/remand hearing.

Police had issued a whereabouts alert for the man of no fixed address after the theft of the taxi from a driveway on July 15.

He was arrested in Mortlake on Saturday afternoon.

Two other men will also appear in court today for similar hearings.

A Camperdown man of no fixed address was arrested for breaching his bail when he went within 100 metres of Madden's Commercial Hotel.

The 34 year-old has also been charged with the new offences of unlawful assault and making threats.

And a Hamilton man, 38, will appear in court for a bail/remand hearing after being charged with breaching his bail and an intervention order.

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