Evade police, weapons charges – Ironbark

Police have charged three people following investigations into an alleged stolen vehicle which evaded police this morning, Queensland Police say.

At 11.30am, police will allege they attempted to intercept the vehicle on Grieves Road at Haigslea however the vehicle took evasive action and drove around the police vehicle and continued on Grieves Road.

The vehicle continued onto the Warrego Highway where a tyre deflation device was successfully deployed in Ironbark however the vehicle allegedly continued for approximately 1.5 kilometres before coming to a stop on the Brisbane Valley Highway.

Police will further allege a firearm was located in the vehicle.

A 24-year-old Toowoomba man has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of ammunition, unlicensed driving and two counts of fail to stop.

A 21-year-old Russell Island man has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, possession of dangerous drugs and unlawful possession of a firearm.

A 21-year-old Toowoomba woman has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

The trio will appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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