ASTUTE police work will lead to a Mortlake man being charged with offences after he turned up to court in a car fitted with false number plates.
Dean Schroen, 46, appeared in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court on four briefs or evidence and for breaching a community corrections order on Monday.
His case was adjourned until a plea hearing on December 1.
But, before Mr Schroen could leave court a Warrnambool police officers noticed his car.
Mr Schroen is expected to be charged on summons with fraudulent use of number plates, driving while suspended and driving an unregistered vehicle.
He's existing briefs of evidence relate to driving offences and a burglary and theft of a defibrillator from the Mortlake oval.