An alleged serial speedster has had his motorcycle seized and will have to front court following a Road Policing Task Force investigation into a series of traffic offences in Bald Hills this year, Queensland Police say.
Investigations commenced in January after a motorcycle was detected by an unmanned speed camera travelling over the speed limit on the Gympie Arterial Road on a number of separate occasions.
It will be alleged the motorcycle failed to display registered number plates when it was detected exceeding the 100km/h speed limit a total of 10 times on the following dates:
• January 1 at 1.19am – 135km/h
• January 5 at 4.56pm – 128km/h
• January 6 at 4.06am – 123km/h and allegedly performing a “wheel stand”
• January 7 at 9.57am – 127km/h
• January 8 at 3.24pm – 136km/h
• January 8 at 8.14pm – 145km/h
• January 11 at 7.17pm – 135km/h
• January 12 at 10.25pm – 135km/h and allegedly performing a “wheel stand”
• February 26 at 4.44pm – 135km/h and allegedly performing a “wheel stand”
• April 23 at 1.05pm – 134km/h
Following a protracted investigation by officers from the Road Policing Task Force, a 25-year-old man from Bridgeman Downs was issued with a Notice to Appear on May 19.
His motorcycle was seized last night (May 24) from an address in Bridgeman Downs.
He has been charged with 10 counts each of speeding and fail to attach number plate, three counts of fail to have proper control of vehicle, and one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and is scheduled to appear in the Sandgate Magistrates Court on June 26, 2017.
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