On Friday, May 10 a 28-year-old man was arrested as the result of an investigation into the alleged graffiti and wilful damage of businesses and police vehicles over a four-week period.
Police arrested the man around 2.30pm on Binnington Esplanade. When arrested, it will be alleged the man was in possession of a handmade hand gun and a quantity of cash.
It is also alleged, the man, from South Mackay, was also involved in the dangerous operation of a motor vehicle on the May 5 that resulted in ramming of two police vehicles and a number of private vehicles on Nebo Road.
The man is expected to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court today on multiple charges including unlawful use of a motor vehicle, stealing, wilful damage, obstructing police and breaches of bail.
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You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.