A man has been charged for allegedly leading police on a pursuit that ended when he was arrested in another man's cannabis crop in Koonawarra on Tuesday.
Police attempted to stop a driver of a white Subaru Impreza to search the car shortly after 11am.
Officers started a pursuit when the 34-year-old man failed to stop.
Following a brief chase, the Subaru pulled into a driveway on Wyndarra Way.
The driver and his female passenger, aged 27, allegedly fled from the car.
The Subaru continued to roll down the driveway and into a fence, resulting in minor property damage.
A witness said she heard the car hit the driveway of her neighbour's property then police sirens, prompting her to look out her window to see the car coming towards her fence.
"The man jumped out of the car before it hit leaving the girl inside it," she said.
"The police got him but the girl got away over the fence."
Police allegedly followed the driver over a fence and landed in a cannabis crop.
The occupant of the house, a 41-year-old man, has been issued a future court attendance notice for cultivate prohibited plant and is due to face Port Kembla Local Court on January 29.
About 14 cannabis plants were located and seized.
Police were hunting the female passenger, who was located a short time later and released pending further inquiries.
The driver was arrested and taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station, and was charged with police pursuit, unlicensed driver - never held, affix false/misleading plates, use unregistered motor vehicle and use uninsured motor vehicle.
The man was refused bail and is expected to face Wollongong Local Court on Wednesday.
Inquiries are continuing.