Three to face court today over dangerous stolen car chase

UPDATE: THREE people will face court today charged over the dangerous driving of a stolen vehicle near Oakey and not paying  for fuel. 

Police observed a stolen Volkswagen Polo heading east on the Warrego Highway at Bowenville about 2.30pm yesterday.  

The car was originally reported spotted at Dalby at 2pm.   

Officers will allege the vehicle crossed to the wrong side of the highway at high speed and continued toward Oakey.  

At 3.15pm, the vehicle attended at a service station at Biddeston and left without paying for the fuel when police arrived.

Police successfully deployed a tyre deflation device about 3.25pm on Oakey Crosshill Road.  

The vehicle eventually stopped at a rural property on Oakey Biddeston Road at 3.30pm.  

Three people were taken in to custody.  

The vehicle was allegedly stolen from a Harristown street in the early hours of Thursday, August 9.  

A 33-year-old Newtown man has been charged with dangerous driving, using a stolen vehicle, unlicensed driving, burglary, stealing, obstructing police and wilful damage.  

A 23-year-old Newtown man has been charged with stealing, obstructing police and using a stolen vehicle.  

A 26-year-old Glenvale woman has been charged with using a stolen vehicle and obstructing police.  

All three will appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court today.  

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

EARLIER: THREE people are expected to be charged in relation to a stolen car and police pursuit, according to Queensland Police Service media.

A stolen Volkswagon Polo was reported in Dalby at 2pm on Friday, before driving away from police towards Condamine St. 

A QPS spokesman said the car was stopped by police who had to deploy road spikes on Biddeston Rd, Oakey. 

A 23-year-old Newton man, 33-year-old Newton man and a 26-year-old Glenvale woman were taken into custody.. 

EARLIER: Dalby Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen a suspected stolen vehicle in Dalby this afternoon.

A Dalby Police spokesman said officers were at Hungry Jacks, corner of Drayton and Cunningham Sts, when a suspected stolen car pulled into the car park.

The spokesman said the silver Volkswagon Polo, with the personalised licence plate TAY291, left the carpark towards Condamine St before leaving the sight of officers.

Dalby Police are investigating the matter.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stopper on 1800333000.


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