Colac district police were kept busy with erratic drivers on Tuesday, who were estimated to be travelling at 120km/h in a 60 zone, before being arrested near Forrest after getting bogged.
A police spokeswoman said the alarm was raised about noon in relation to two drivers, a 15-year-old girl from Melbourne, and a 27-year-old man recently released from prison, who was on parole.
Two vehicles were initially seen in Apollo Bay travelling together and their estimated speed was 120km/h in a 60 zone.
Police set up a road block near Forrest, when they headed north, which forced the drivers down a dead-end road, where they got bogged.
Both were charged with reckless conduct endangering life as well as evading police and driving-related offences.
They were also issued with $5452 tickets for breaching chief health officer COVID regulations.
The 15-year-old girl from Melton was arrested, interviewed, charged and released on bail to appear in a children's court on a later date.
The 27-year-old man is alleged to have breached his parole, so will be heading back to prison and will later face his new charges in a magistrates court.
"It was pretty blatant offending and they were clearly travelling together," the spokeswoman said.
"There were also stolen items found in the vehicles and the man was wearing a couple of bracelets. Enquiries are continuing.
"What they didn't have was local knowledge and that proved crucial in the end, leading to their arrest just before 1pm," she said.
The man was previously sentenced to serve 22 months in jail on serious charges and is believed to have only recently been released from custody.
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