Dangerous operation of vehicle charges, Holmview

Police have charged a man after observing a suspect motorcycle yesterday afternoon in Holmview.

Officers from the Logan District Drug and Firearm Team were travelling southbound along Kingston Road in Waterford around 3pm and observed a motorbike that had allegedly been used in a number of recent armed robberies.

Police attempted to pull over the motorcycle at the intersection of Kingston Road and Tygum Road, however the rider changed lanes and proceeded onto Albert Street.

He has continued along Logan River Road and increased speeds through the intersection of Castile Crescent at Edens Landing.

A short time later the rider has dropped the motorcycle whilst attempting a U-turn and ran into nearby bushland.

Police gave verbal commands for the man to stop, however he did not comply and was subsequently tasered.

The man was arrested without further incident.

Police allegedly located a replica handgun, flick knife, a quantity of cannabis and a hypodermic syringe in his backpack.

The 30-year-old Annerley man has been charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a vehicle, drive uninsured vehicle, driving of motor vehicle without a driver licence, evasion offence, offences involving registration certificates etc-made/sold/possessed false registration certificate, label, number plate or permit, vehicles used on roads must be registered, possessing dangerous drug, fail to properly dispose of needle and syringe and unlawful possession of weapons category M (flick knife).

He is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

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