Logan teens charged after leading police on chase in stolen car

A young man and woman have been charged after trying to evade police in an alleged stolen luxury car in Logan overnight.

It’s understood officers spotted the stolen grey Mercedes-Benz station wagon in Waterford West around 8pm.

When they approached the vehicle, it allegedly evaded officers and accelerated away at speed.


Polair was called in to help track the car, with the vehicle spotted in the driveway of a home in Loganlea.

“Officers attempted to intercept the vehicle, however it will be alleged the driver rammed a police vehicle before accelerating away,” police said in a statement.

“Poliar continued to monitor the vehicle as it continued to travel through the Eagleby area before stopping at a nearby address where the driver is alleged to have fled on foot and was arrested without incident.”

A 19-year-old man from Marsden was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, serious assault police, evasion, driving without a license and fail to appear.

He is expected to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court this morning.

An 18-year-old Crestmead woman has also been charged with one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court in January.