At about 1:30am on Saturday, 22 July 2017, police observed an off road motorcycle being ridden on Picton Road Carey Park.
Police indicated the rider to stop the vehicle, using emergency lights and siren.
The rider failed to stop and evaded police, travelling into East Bunbury.
Soon after, the same motorcycle was seen on Vittoria Road Glen Iris.
The motorcycle saw police and the rider stopped the motorcycle at the skate park and ran.
Police Dog “Geoffrey” was deployed and the rider continued to run towards the skate park on Vittoria Road.
On seeing the police gaining, the rider then ran into the lake situated nearby and started to swim towards the other side.
The police dog and handler followed into the water and detained the rider.
A 28 year old man from Bunbury will be charged with No Authority to Drive, Fail to Stop and Ride unlicensed vehicle and will appear in court at a later date.