A tip o' the hat to reader Snoggeramus in Australia for sending us this report.
A tip for offenders trying to avoid arrest, if you're going to use someone else's name, make sure that person isn't wanted on warrant as well.
Teenager Clayton Kraig Bligh knew he was wanted on warrant for not showing up at court, so when police spoke to him on the afternoon of May 25, he gave his name as "Travis Gordon", Toowoomba Magistrates Court heard.
However, when police checks found Travis Gordon was wanted on warrant, Bligh was taken into custody where he admitted his name.
There's more at the link.
I'd call that a classic 'own goal'!