Man extradited from the NT, charged over alleged offences in Queensland

January 30, 2023 4:01 pm in by

Police have charged a 59-year-old man who was extradited from the Northern Territory on Friday (January 27) following investigations into a number of alleged serious driving and property offences that occurred last year.

Northern Territory Police apprehended the man on a Queensland arrest warrant for an incident on December 12, 2022 where he allegedly intentionally rammed a police car whilst driving disqualified.

The 59-year-old, upon return to Maroochydore Watch House, was charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, serious assault police, evade police, enter premises and commit indictable offence, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, seven counts of drive whilst license disqualified and four counts of stealing.

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He is due to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court today.

Senior Sergeant Shane Panoho, Officer in Charge of Sunshine Coast Highway Patrol said, “This should stand as a warning to anyone willing to commit offences in our community that we will hunt you down and bring you back to this state and hold you accountable for your actions.”


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