Gold Coast police chopper hunts down joyrider

A Gold Coast teenager has been charged following investigations into the dangerous operations of a stolen vehicle in Loganholme on Sunday night.

Police attempted to intercept a stolen vehicle around 9pm on the M1, however it failed to stop.

The Gold Coast Police Chopper, POLAIR, tracked the car at Ormeau and then back through Loganholme.


After Police successfully deployed spikes the driver then made off on foot after leaving the car on the motorway.

POLAIR continued to track the man before being captured.

He will appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Monday charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle, failing to stop a motor vehicle, driving a motor vehicle without a driver’s license, and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.