Bail for man caught with backpack full of drugs and cash after joy-ride in stolen car

A MAN who ran from police when they pulled over the suspected stolen vehicle he was driving at Broadbeach has been caught with drugs and close to $30,000 in cold hard cash stashed in his backpack. 

It’s alleged police intercepted the vehicle on Charles Avenue around 3:30pm yesterday before the 23-year-old male driver took off on foot.

Police said he was arrested a short time later on Surf Parade where he was allegedly found in possession of drugs and $28,000 cash.


He was charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, possessing dangerous drugs, possessing property suspected of being stolen and receiving tainted property.

Today in Southport Magistrates Court, the Magistrate granted the 23-year-old $20,000 bail on the condition he seek rehabilitation.