An unlicensed driver allegedly caught speeding in an unregistered vehicle with two missing windows has been refused bail.
Jessie James, 27, of Ocean Grove, Warrnambool, appeared in Warrnambool Magistrates Court on Wednesday charged with a string of offences, including evading police and dangerous driving.
During a self-represented bail application, the man told the court he had "no excuse to drive around and be an idiot".
"I just made so many mistakes last night, one after the other," he said.
Mr James was refused bail and remanded in custody until July 27.
The court heard Mr James was already on bail for unrelated driving and weapon offences when he was intercepted by police on Wednesday.
One of his bail conditions was to not drive a motor vehicle.
Mr James was allegedly observed driving an unregistered vehicle with two missing windows and a cracked windscreen on Warrnambool's Grieve Street about midnight.
When police attempted to intercept him, he allegedly fled at an estimated speed of more than 90km/h in a 60km/h zone.
He accelerated hard, causing a rear wheel to lose traction and omit a large amount of smoke.
A short time later, the vehicle was found dumped in a nearby court.
Police located Mr James hiding in bush.
A preliminary oral fluid test revealed he had drugs in his system. Mr James, who has never held a driver's licence, refused to undergo an evidentiary drug test, stating he "didn't see the point".
Mr James was arrested, interviewed and charged with a range of offences.
His vehicle was impounded at a cost of more than $1000.
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