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Shot fugitive faces charges

UPDATE: A 16-year-old Stockleigh boy has been charged following a series of incidents allegedly committed between Warwick and Jimboomba yesterday.

It will be alleged around 10.30am on Sunday Warwick Police sighted a vehicle wanted for a previous evade police incident.

A tyre deflation device was set up on the Cunningham Highway at Willowbank, but the driver allegedly avoided it and rammed a police vehicle at around 11.30am.

Around 12.10pm the driver allegedly avoided a tyre deflation device set up on Waste Facility Road at Bromelton.

At this location, it will be alleged he drove at an officer before ramming two police vehicles.

It will further be alleged the driver abandoned the vehicle at an address on Kurrajong Drive at Jimboomba.

The 16-year-old Stockleigh boy has been charged with a total of fifteen offences including one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, two counts of failing to stop at the scene of a traffic crash, and three counts each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, stealing, evade police and driving unaccompanied as a learner driver.

He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justices Act 1992.

 Inb In other crime news the man shot by a police officer in Killarney on July 27 has been charged with a number of armed robberies allegedly committed across south-east Queensland.

The string of alleged offences includes armed robbery, assault and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, as well as others.

The 34-year-old from Burpengary, along with his acquaintance, a 29-year-old Ipswich woman, were wanted for several offences and spotted by police in Aratula.

They were followed to Spring Creek Rd before they were forced to get out of their vehicle.

When the couple, who police say were armed, got out, police fired two shots at the man.

A Police Union spokesman has said it was for the officers' own safety.

The man is scheduled to face Brisbane Magistrates Court on August 21.

There will be a separate QPS Ethical Standards Command investigation into the shooting incident.

 

If you have any information that could assist police, phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  armed robbery, killarney



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