A 29-year-old Aldavilla man will be sentenced in the Port Macquarie District Court later this month over a string of charges relating to his alleged escape from police custody.
Matthew Furner, 29, appeared in the Port Macquarie Local Court before Magistrate Georgina Darcy on April 23.
The charges relate to incidents that allegedly occurred between August 25 and September 1. Furner remains in custody on the charges.
Furner is charged with, escaping from the Port Macquarie Base Hospital while in police custody; two counts of assaulting police; common assault; take a motor vehicle without the consent of the owner; two counts of larceny and enter enclosed lands.
He is further charged with, driving in dangerously during a police pursuit; driving while disqualified; and, driving a car with false number plates.
A charge of driving recklessly in a manner dangerous was withdrawn.
Furner pleaded guilty to the charge of escaping police custody while an inmate and driving dangerously during a police pursuit.
The remaining charges will be taken into account during sentencing.
Furner will appear before Judge Ellis for sentencing in the Port Macquarie District Court on July 27, 2020