A man accused of fleeing police - and driving on the wrong side of the road while doing so - has faced court.
Troy Cahoon appeared at the Bendigo Magistrates' Court on Monday via video link from the police station cells.
Mr Cahoon was arrested last week after three alleged incidents in Bendigo this month.
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The court heard police patrolling in Bendigo on the evening of October 10 saw a grey Mini Cooper with a faulty headlight on Wills Street and turned around to intercept it.
The vehicle then turned onto Arthur Street and allegedly veered onto the wrong side of the road.
A week later, the same vehicle was allegedly seen in Sunkist Street, Kangaroo Flat.
Police in a divisional van pulled in front of it, nose to nose, and identified Mr Cahoon as the alleged driver.
It was alleged Mr Cahoon reversed, performed a U-turn and sped off, despite police activating their lights and sirens.
Then on the afternoon of October 21, police saw the same vehicle outside a motel in High Street, Golden Square and pulled up behind it, knowing it was wanted in relation to an earlier alleged evasion.
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Mr Cahoon allegedly took off on High Street, forcing multiple other drivers to slam on their brakes.
Police followed with their lights and sirens on, and it was alleged Mr Cahoon crossed over onto the wrong side of the road, travelling over the speed limit and towards oncoming traffic.
Mr Cahoon was arrested the following day and the vehicle was seized.
The court was told his phone allegedly contained messages that referred to evading police the previous day.
During his police interview, Mr Cahoon either made no comment or denied the allegations.
He was charged with three counts of driving unlicensed, three counts of failing to stop on police direction, and two counts of dangerous driving while pursued by police.
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Defence lawyer Nicholas Rolfe sought an indication of the sentence Mr Cahoon would receive if he were to plead guilty to the charges on Monday.
He said Mr Cahoon's life had spiralled out of control because of an ice addiction, which stemmed from a busy working life.
Mr Rolfe said his client had work organised, and had instructed him he had his life back in order.
Mr Cahoon would accept a sentence indication and plead guilty, he said, if he were given the four days in custody he had already served.
But magistrate Rodney Higgins said he had not been convinced four days was long enough.
"Mr Rolfe, he's got to do some more time," Mr Higgins said.
"He's got to do at least a month, at least."
Mr Cahoon did not accept the sentence indication, so did not enter any pleas.
His matter was adjourned to a bail application.
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