Police lay charges after PSPA declaration, Kallangur

A 32-year-old man has been charged following an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) at Kallangur last night (Sunday May 22).

It will be alleged the man was tracked by police riding a motorcycle at high speed through the Moreton District, overtaking other motorists.

It further alleged the man attended an address on Oakview Street, Kallangur and barricaded himself inside, refusing to comply with police direction.

An emergency declaration was made at approximately 8pm, as police negotiated with the man.

He surrendered into custody at approximately 8.50pm and the emergency declaration was revoked.

The 32-year-old Deception Bay man has been charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unregistered vehicle, driving without a licence and obstruct police.

He is expected to appear before Pine Rivers Magistrates Court today (Monday May 23).

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