Dangerous driving and property crime charges at Caboolture

A woman has been charged with multiple offences after a stolen utility was allegedly driven dangerously near Caboolture yesterday.

Police observed a stolen White Toyota Hilux at a shopping centre in Bongaree, on Bribie Island, shortly before 3.00pm on Monday (August 15).

A woman was seen leaving the vehicle, entering the shopping centre and walking out with a basket full of groceries, before getting back in the vehicle and driving off.

PolAir monitored the vehicle as it drove at high speed and in a dangerous manner through Beachmere.

Police successfully deployed a tyre deflation device along Beachmere Road near Bribie Island Road before the vehicle then allegedly ran a red light, hit another vehicle and came to a stop.

A woman fled the stolen ute on foot and was located a short time later and arrested without incident.

The 42-year-old Caboolture woman has been charged with two counts of stealing, three counts of receiving tainted property and one count each of burglary and commit indictable offence, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, dangerous operation of a vehicle, using, or permitting use of, vehicle for which a number plate attached recorded as cancelled, lost, stolen, destroyed or damaged.

She is due to reappear in Caboolture Magistrates Court tomorrow, August 17.

The Hilux was allegedly stolen from an address in Mooloolaba on Tuesday August 9.

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