Property crime arrests, North Brisbane

North Brisbane detectives have arrested and charged two people with a total of 29 property and vehicle related offences after police were called to a disturbance in Lutwyche yesterday afternoon (February 5).

It will be alleged police were called to a Lutwyche Road electronics retail store around 4.35pm following reports of a man, armed with a knife, acting aggressively inside the business.

The man left the store and entered the vehicle he had arrived in, an alleged stolen sedan with a female passenger.

The pair fled in the vehicle, travelling north on Lutwyche Road, with police alleging it was driven dangerously including on the wrong side of Gympie Road at one point.

Polair was tracking the vehicle when it was involved in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Gympie Road and Murphy Road, Chermside at around 4.50pm.

The pair fled on foot but were quickly apprehended by police.

It will be further alleged a search of the vehicle located a quantity of dangerous drugs believed to be methylamphetamine.

A 21-year-old Upper Coomera man has been charged with 13 offences some of which include – one count each of going armed so as to cause fear, dangerous driving, evade police, drive without a licence whilst suspended and three counts of stealing and two counts of receiving tainted property. He was denied police bail and is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday, February 6.

A 39-year-old Mount Gravatt East woman was charged with 16 offences some of which include – six counts of stealing, four of receiving tainted property, two counts each of enter dwelling and commit and enter premises and commit an indictable offence. She is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on February 21.

The charges relate to alleged recent property offences committed in the Brisbane area.

The car was allegedly stolen from an Underwood home on January 26.

The two people in the other vehicle involved in the traffic crash, a north Brisbane couple, a 69-year-old man and a 67-year-old woman, were not seriously injured.

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