Police Round-up: car crash, robbery charges

Published 3:00pm 17 January 2023

Police Round-up: car crash, robbery charges
Words by Jodie Powell

Moreton Bay Region police were kept busy across the weekend, with 11 burglaries reported and six vehicles stolen across the district.

Robbery

A 38-year-old Deception Bay man was arrested for armed robbery and possession of a dangerous drug after an incident at a service station on Deception Bay Rd at Deception Bay.

It is alleged the man threatened and assaulted a 21-year-old employee about 10.45pm on January 13 before removing money from the cash register.

Police dog Stryker and his handler, Senior Constable Griffiths, tracked the man to a Deception Bay residence.

The man is scheduled to appear in the Redcliffe Magistrates Court on February 10.

Stolen vehicles

Police investigations are ongoing after a traffic accident involving a stolen vehicle on the D’Aguilar Hwy at Wamuran about 11.30pm on January 15.

The vehicle was stolen from a property on Lower King St at Caboolture between 9.30pm and 9.40pm on January 14.

Police say two people ran from the vehicle at the time of the crash and were seen leaving Chapman Rd, Wamuran, in a black Subaru.

They say the black Subaru was stolen from a nearby property and was last seen travelling on the D’Aguilar Hwy towards the Bruce Hwy southbound into north Brisbane.

Driving charges

An 18-year-old Murrumba Downs man has been charged with a string of offences after two vehicles were allegedly stolen from an unlocked house in Delmar St, Deception Bay between 10am on January 14 and 7am on January 15.

The man was charged with disqualified driving, dangerous operation of a vehicle, evading police, two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, two counts of receiving tainted property, three counts of entering a dwelling house and committing an indictable offence, attempted entry to a dwelling house at night and two counts of attempted entry to a premises.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear in the Caboolture Magistrates Court on February 13.

A 15-year-old Rothwell boy was charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and is due to appear in the Redcliffe Children’s Court.

Burglaries

Joyner

Two vehicles were stolen from a residence in Rolls Royce Court at Joyner between 11pm on January 14 and 10am on January 15.

Police believe entry was gained through an unlocked door.

They found one of the vehicles at Parkwood Ave, Camira and are searching for the second vehicle, a silver 2022 Toyota Prado with Queensland registration plates 080-FU5.

Burpengary

A silver 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander with Queensland registration plates 305-TKQ was stolen from Bantry Ave at Burpengary between 7pm on January 14 and 7.15am on January 15.

Police say the offenders damaged the front door of the house and stole the keys to the vehicle.

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