ACT court sentences Canberra teen to community-based order for stealing Mercedes, crashing into police car

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By Toby Vue
July 11 2022 - 7:30pm
The crash between a police car and the stolen Mercedes sedan driven by the teenage driver last October. Picture: Alex Crowe

A teenager who was "high on drugs" while driving a stolen sedan "stupidly and dangerously" and ultimately causing a head-on crash with police hopes to make new friends because "most of his friends are criminals".

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Toby Vue

Court reporter

Toby Vue joined The Canberra Times in April 2021 and is a court reporter after covering the round in NSW and Queensland. He has also reported on regional and rural affairs, local government and sport. He was a Sunday Canberra Times reporter. Email: t.vue@canberratimes.com.au.

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