Alleged burglary, car theft and explosives at Caboolture

TWO men and a woman have been charged following an incident involving an alleged stolen vehicle at Caboolture yesterday afternoon.

It will be alleged a Riflebird Drive, Upper Caboolture, home was broken into on April 18 with cash and a vehicle stolen.

It will then be alleged around 3pm police attempted to intercept the stolen vehicle on King Street Caboolture when it failed to stop.

Whilst attempting to locate the vehicle police were advised it had allegedly been involved in a collision with a private vehicle.

When police again located the vehicle at Twin View Road at Wamuran it allegedly drove directly at them forcing officers to take evasive action. The vehicle then entered a dirt road where it will be alleged it was involved in a second collision with a private vehicle before it became bogged.

The occupants of the vehicle ran off with three people later located by the dog squad.

A 30-year-old Wamuran man has been charged with fail to stop motor vehicle, dangerous operation of a vehicle, burglary and commit indictable offence, unlicenced driving, stealing of a vehicle, stealing, three counts of receiving tainted property as well as unrelated charges of contravene direction, stealing and authority required to possess explosives (ammunition). He is expected to appear at the Maroochydore Magistrates Court today, April 25.

A 21-year-old Torbul woman and a 28-year-old Withcott man have each been charged with unlawful use of motor vehicle, stealing and receiving tainted property. Both have been released on bail to appear at Caboolture Magistrates Court on May 14.

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


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