IT WAS a case of victims turning into crime fighters in Leeton shire recently.
After a vehicle was stolen from their Murrami property on June 26, the residents noticed their vehicle being driven in Stanbridge three days later on June 29.
After spotting the vehicle being driven, police were called and notified.
It is alleged the 30-year-old man behind the wheel of the stolen vehicle then rammed the vehicle his victims were in after they spotted him.
After crashing into them he soon left, but police were quick on the scene and intercepted the man in the stolen vehicle about 3.40pm on June 29.
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The man was arrested and charged with stealing a motor vehicle, driving offences and driving while disqualified.
He was refused bail and will face court at a later date.
Meanwhile, Leeton police have also made arrests following two separate alleged drink driving matters.
On July 1 at 10.05pm on Irrigation Way, officers stopped a 39-year-old Leeton man for a roadside breath test, who allegedly returned a reading of 0.172.
He was arrested and charged with driving with a high-range PCA, driving while disqualified and other domestic matters.
The man has been refused bail and will now need to front a magistrate on the charges.
In a separate incident, police arrested and charged a 25-year-old man with low-range drink driving after he was stopped for a roadside breath test on Toorak Road at 2am on July 4.
After allegedly returning a reading of 0.061, the Leeton man was arrested and he was issued with a court attendance notice for a later date.
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