POLICE have praised the public for information leading to the arrest and charging of an alleged hoon driver.
Warrnambool Police Sergeant Craig Merry said it was the actions of quick-thinking locals who tipped off police about dangerous driving in Staffords Road, Allansford on Thursday night.
"As a result of those phone calls we managed to find a male in his 30s who is to be charged on summons.
"We've also impounded his car and he has to pay fee of $1130 dollars."
The man, in his 30s from Warrnambool, is to receive summons in relation to his behaviour and appear in court at a later date.
Sergeant Merry said the skid marks go for 170 metres on the road and that numerous complaints have been made in the area.
"This is a reminder for locals to be safe on the roads and that police are watching and will investigate any antisocial hoon behaviour in the future.
"Both Uniform and Highway Patrol proactively patrol the Police Service Area and will take action in regards to this behaviour, and request the public to report such behaviour.
"There have been ongoing issues in that area of Allansford in recent weeks.
"It's a really good thing that the public got in contact and we managed to find the offender."
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