Truck driver arrested at border checkpoint following aggressive behaviour

ARRESTED: The 56-year-old Victorian man was arrested and taken to the City Watch House where he was charged with two counts of assault a prescribed emergency worker and resist arrest.
ARRESTED: The 56-year-old Victorian man was arrested and taken to the City Watch House where he was charged with two counts of assault a prescribed emergency worker and resist arrest.

A truck driver was arrested at Wolseley, near the Victoria-South Australia border last night.

It will be alleged the man became aggressive when stopped at the checkpoint about 8.45pm on Thursday, October 14 and spat at a police officer and pushed another in the chest.

The 56-year-old Victorian man was arrested and taken to the City Watch House where he was charged with two counts of assault a prescribed emergency worker and resist arrest.

He did not apply for bail and is expected to appear in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court via video link later today.

The man has been tested for COVID and returned a negative result.