BUSTED: A Grafton man was arrested by Traffic and Highway Patrol officers on deployment to the region after failing to stop for police.
BUSTED: A Grafton man was arrested by Traffic and Highway Patrol officers on deployment to the region after failing to stop for police. NSW Police

Disqualified rider busted by visiting highway cops

A 19-YEAR-OLD Grafton man earned the ire of Traffic and Highway Patrol officers stationed in the Clarence Valley during their long weekend operation when he was arrested for failing to stop for police.

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The disqualified rider was arrested by Central Metropolitan officers on deployment in Grafton during Operation Stay Alert on Monday, and charged with a number of driving offences.

The arrest was made public on the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command's Facebook page, where it was shared 41 times in 24 hours.