Two appearances after North Canterbury chase

Court House-doorwayTwo people arrested after a road spikes were used to end a police chase in North Canterbury on Thursday night were remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court today.

The chase ended on the Rangiora-Woodend Road after 11pm when road spikes brought the car to a stop and it caught fire and it then caught fire.

Christopher Warren Corfield, 32, a mechanic from Kaiapoi, was remanded in custody to September 30 on charges of unlawfully taking a $10,000 car at Rangiora, driving recklessly at Rangiora, and failing to stop for the police.

He entered no pleas and the remand was to get legal advice.

Michelle Susan Wallace, 32, of Kaiapoi, was remanded in custody to November 29 on charges of unlawfully taking the same vehicle, possession of the class C drug Clonazepam, and possession of a cannabis pipe. She entered no pleas.

A 24-year-old man police said they arrested after the incident did not appear at court today.

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