Man charged after police vehicles damaged at Nambour, QLD

A man has been charged with wilful damage, drink driving and traffic offences after allegedly crashing into a number of police vehicles at Nambour this afternoon, Queensland Police say.

Around 3.45pm, it will be alleged a 56-year-old man drove his vehicle into the carpark of a police establishment in Currie Street.

It will further be alleged the man then crashed into the passenger side of a Road Policing Unit vehicle causing significant damage.

The impact forced the vehicle into another police vehicle also causing damage.

Police will allege the man then reversed into another police vehicle causing severe damage to the passenger side.

It will further be alleged the man then drove into the rear of a fourth police vehicle causing significant damage.

Police allege the man then exited his vehicle and challenged police before an officer successfully deployed his Taser.

The man was taken into custody without incident.

A 56-year-old Nambour man has been charged with four counts of wilful damage, one count of each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, driving under the influence, obstruct police, contravene a direction and unlawfully found on a police establishment.

He is expected to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court tomorrow.

No police officers were injured.


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

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