Unlawful use of motor vehicle and property charges in Ashmore, QLD

Police have charged a man and a woman after the stolen vehicle they were allegedly driving was tracked by POLAIR traveling in the Ashmore area early this morning, Queensland Police say.

At about 3am, the police helicopter began tracking the vehicle overhead, enabling police to successfully deploy a tyre deflation device at the intersection of Ashmore Road and Heeb Street.

The vehicle was intercepted by police near the intersection of Nerang Southport Road and Kamholtz Place and the male driver and his female passenger were taken into custody.

A 25-year-old Southport man has been charged with a total of 11 offences including burglary, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, possessing dangerous drugs, stealing, receiving tainted property and obstructing police.

A 30-year old woman has been charge with a total of seven offences including burglary, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, stealing and receiving tainted property.

The pair will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on Monday morning, November 5.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers.

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