TWO men have been charged, accused of trying to break into a towing business and using a car stolen from East Tamworth.
Mervin Fermer faces nine charges for three separate matters, and Justin Johnson is accused of entering enclosed lands and being carried in a stolen car.
The pair were arrested in a police operation in Parry Street on Wednesday.
Police allege the pair entered the enclosed yard of Dunn's Recovery in Moonbi just before dawn on Wednesday.
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Police were alerted and quickly gave chase, highway officers and general duties police deployed to the Moore Creek area to track the car the pair were allegedly in.
Oxley Detective Acting Inspector Jason Darcy said the car was reported stolen from Levien Avenue earlier this week.
Operation Rapidus - a high-visibility blitz - was already working in the West Tamworth area when it tracked the pair to Parry Street later in the day.
Rapidus involves highway patrol and general duties police, detectives, the Crime Management Unit and the Target Action Group saturating parts of the Oxley area to disrupt and prevent criminal activity.
The pair spent the night in custody and appeared in Tamworth Local Court on Thursday.
Fermer is accused of police pursuit; larceny; three counts of driver never being licensed; entering enclosed lands without excuse; driving a stolen car; driving a car that menaces another with intent; and a burnout.
He did not enter pleas, was denied bail by magistrate Philip Stewart and will remain in custody until next month.
Johnson was also refused bail until later this month.