Stolen Porsche and burglary charges at Toowoomba

Police have charged four people with multiple offences after intercepting an alleged stolen Porsche SUV in Wilsonton Heights yesterday.

Around 12.30pm the car, allegedly stolen from a Mount Lofty residence on Monday morning (July 12), was observed by police near the intersection of Long and Ruthven streets in Toowoomba.

As police approached the vehicle it allegedly mounted the kerb and sped off from the scene.

Throughout the afternoon police received multiple calls from members of the public in relation to a black SUV being driven dangerously.

Around 5pm police, including Polair, observed the car enter an apartment complex on Tor Street, Wilsonton, where two people exited and walked to a nearby residence.

Two men were taken into custody without incident a short time later.

A 27-year-old Oakey man was charged with one count each of unlawful use of motor vehicle, driving without a licence, receiving tainted property and burglary.

A 22-year-old Harristown man was charged with one count each of unlawful use of motor vehicle, receiving tainted property and driving without a licence.

Further inquiries led to a 28-year-old Wilsonton Heights man being charged with one count of unlawful use of motor vehicle.

All three men were remanded in custody and are expected to appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court tomorrow (July 15).

A 22-year-old woman was charged with one count of unlawful use of motor vehicle and is due to appear in Toowoomba Magistrates Court on August 11.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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