Gold Coast Man Faces Multiple Charges Following Police Chase In Stolen Vehicle

56-year-old to face court this month

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A man has been charged over his alleged involvement in a police chase in a stolen vehicle across the Gold Coast.

Gold Coast police were led on a police chase across the Gold Coast after a man was alleged to have stolen a vehicle from Burleigh Heads.

The owner of the vehicle reported it missing on April 3 from the Gold Coast Highway in Burleigh Heads.

The white 2015 Toyota Hilux was spotted by police on Smith Street in Gaven just before midnight last night.

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The Hilux was spotted again hours later at around 1:20AM in Burleigh Heads.

Police continued to pursue the driver who led police on a chase across the Gold Coast.

Despite deploying tyre spikes on West Burleigh Road, the driver of the stolen Hilux continued driving.

The driver eventually came to a stop on Cassia Drive in Varsity Lakes.

Police then apprehended a 56-year-old before transporting him back to the police station and charging him with multiple offences.

The offences include unlawful use of a motor vehicle, disqualified by Court Order repeat offender, driving of a motor vehicle without a licence and possessing anything for use in the commission of crime.

The 56-year-old man is set to face the Southport Magistrate’s Court on April 26.

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Georgie Marr

12 April 2022

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