A notorious Wodonga drug dealer is now wanted by Albury police after failing to front Albury Local Court over a pursuit from three years ago.
Cheyne Orcher was "clearly facing a jail sentence," magistrate Richard Funston said on issuing a conviction warrant for the 31-year-old.
That was on second offences charges of police pursuit and driving while disqualified.
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Orcher has repeatedly been convicted in Wodonga on drug supply charges, only to resume his previous ways on finishing prison sentences.
He has also been charged several times in NSW, including for police pursuits, drug trafficking, car theft and similar crimes.
Mr Funston suggested it was no surprise that Orcher had again not turned up to court.
"I don't think he's ever appeared for these matters," he said.
Defence solicitor Camille McKay told Mr Funston she had tried without success to track down Orcher.
As a result, she said, Legal Aid NSW was no longer representing him.
The pursuit happened on November 22, 2017.
NSW Highway Patrol officers were heading north in Mate Street, North Albury, about 3pm when they saw a silver Ford Falcon sedan with Victorian registration heading south.
Orcher turned into Bellevue Street and as he did, eyeballed the officers from no more than five metres away.
Police turned on their car's lights and sirens, so Orcher accelerated harshly and reached 100km/h in what was a 50km/h zone.
He slowed down through an intersection, then sped up to about 70km/h.
Police abandoned the pursuit and last saw Orcher on David Street, heading south towards central Albury.