Stolen vehicle chargesin Brisbane

Three people have been charged after a stolen Mercedes was allegedly driven at high speed from Logan to north Brisbane yesterday.

It will be alleged that a grey Mercedes Benz sedan was stolen from the driveway of a residence at Daisy Hill around 11pm on July 19.

Just after 12.20pm on July 20 the vehicle was observed by Polair on Wembley Road, Logan Central being driven at speeds approaching 200 kilometres per hour as it travelled north, overtaking on the wrong side of the road and running numerous red lights.

The Mercedes exited the tunnels at Gympie Road, Kedron and was then driven into a service station where one of the occupants exited to obtain fuel. Police approached the vehicle and attempted to gain entry, but it drove away at speed before mounting the footpath of Gympie Road and coming to a stop.

A man and two women exited the Mercedes and were quickly taken into custody.

A subsequent search of the vehicle by police uncovered a gel blaster, drugs and syringes.

A 20-year-old Everton Park woman was charged with two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and one count each of dangerous operation of a vehicle with prior conviction, burglary, fraud, possess dangerous drugs, driving unlicensed and fail to take reasonable care in respect of a syringe.

A 21-year-old Slacks Creek man was charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, fraud and trespass.

Both were due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

A 22-year-old Woodridge woman was charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, stealing, obstruct police, possess dangerous drugs, possess utensils, and possess property suspected of being used in connection with the commission of a drug offence.

She is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on August 10.

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