Police arrested and charged three people after an alleged stolen vehicle was driven dangerously on Brisbane’s southside overnight.
A 4WD, stolen from a Seven Hills home in the early hours of December 11, was sighted by police in the Hamilton area around 8.30pm before officer’s lost sight of the vehicle.
Around 11pm police were called to Hipwood Road, Hamilton regarding two males acting suspiciously, and around 11.20pm the stolen 4WD was spotted by a member of the public in Lynell Street, Hamilton.
Police attempted to intercept the stolen 4WD in a Griffith Road, Nathan carpark around 11.50pm with it allegedly failing to stop, narrowly avoiding a tyre deflation device and speeding off.
Polair tracked the vehicle relaying information to patrolling police. Police will allege the vehicle, containing three people, drove at high speed, through red lights and at times on the wrong side of the road, through several suburbs.
Around 00.10am police successfully deployed a tyre deflation device (stingers) on Wecker Road, Mansfield with all four tyres of the stolen 4WD impacted.
The vehicle continued into Scrub Road, Carindale on four deflated tyres with police alleging it continued travelling at high speed, driving dangerously and failing to stop for police.
Three police vehicles were damaged as officers intercepted the vehicle in Old Cleveland Road, Belmont at around 00.20am. No police officers were injured.
An 18-year-old Carina Heights man was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, burglary, possession of dangerous drugs and a drug utensil. He appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today.
A 17-year-old Everton Park girl was charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, burglary and possession of a drug utensil.
An 18-year-old Cannon Hill man was charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle. He is scheduled to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on January 16, 2020.