Drivers evades police in Stolen Vehicle, Capalaba. 11th March 2015

Evade police, stolen vehicle, Capalaba

A man has been charged after allegedly failing to stop for police at Capalaba yesterday.

It is alleged around 2.40pm Polair observed a stolen vehicle at a service station at the corner of Redland Bay Road and Neumann Road.

It will further be alleged, as a police car pulled into the service station and approached the stolen vehicle, it drove off at speed. As another police vehicle approached from a different entrance, the stolen vehicle attempted to avoid police, causing a minor collision.

Police will allege the stolen vehicle then accelerated heavily and exited the service station onto Redland Bay Road.

Officers found the car abandoned in a shopping centre on the corner of Old Cleveland Road and Creek Rd at Carindale and a man was arrested a short time later.

A 26-year-old Birkdale man has been charged with evade police in relation to the incident.

He was further charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, three counts of evade police, six counts of unlawful possession of a motor vehicle, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, break and enter and possession of stolen property in unrelated matters.

A 31-year-old Birkdale woman was charged with one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

They were due to appear in the Cleveland Magistrates Court today.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

QLD Police

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