His girlfriend reported the car stolen six days later. After that, police found Nelson in a bewildered state after crashing the car and fleeing the accident scene. In February this year, he was sentenced to four years in prison.
The Queensland police confiscated the Lamborghini, and it’s set to be auctioned on June 17 via Manheim Auctions. Funds obtained by the sale will go directly into the government’s coffers. No price or reservation has been attached, but a low-mileage Performante is worth around $330,000 in the USA.
Australia’s Police Minister, Mark Ryan, hopes this sends a strong message to all the hooligans out there.
“If you are considering being reckless behind the wheel, you could have your vehicle confiscated and face severe consequences,” he warned.