Man charged following police ramming in Keilor Downs

Police have charged a man following a police ramming in Keilor Downs yesterday.

Officers observed the McLaren Coupe on Milleara Road about 1.30pm on May 21.

Police attempted to intercept the driver, before he allegedly rammed two unmarked police vehicles while trying to flee the scene.

The officers inside the vehicles were not injured.

Officers searched the vehicle, and located and seized a firearm and a quantity of drugs.

The 32-year-old Keilor East man has been charged with a number of offences, including five counts of recklessly exposing police officers to risk by driving, two counts of failing to stop on police direction, four counts of resisting police, trafficking methylamphetamine, possessing methylamphetamine, two counts of driving whilst disqualified, prohibited person possessing a firearm, two counts of possessing a prohibited weapon, and willful damage.

He was remanded to appear before Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court on May 22.