Woman charged after police chase involving PolAir 2

UPDATE: Police have charged a woman after a dangerous driving incident in Ipswich on Friday night.

Around 6.50pm, police investigating a suspected drug matter attempted to intercept a vehicle on Cothill Road at Booval.

The car allegedly evaded police and drove off in a dangerous manner.

A further attempt to intercept the vehicle in Raceview was unsuccessful.

PolAir 2 was able to keep the vehicle under surveillance whilst police successfully deployed a tyre deflation device, causing the car to come to stop.

A 25-year-old Lowood woman has been charged with two counts of fail to stop a motor vehicle and one count each of unlicensed driving, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and possession of property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence under the Drugs Misuse Act.

She is due to appear in Ipswich Magistrates Court tomorrow.

YESTERDAY: Police Helicopter Polair 2 kept a vehicle under surveillance yesterday until local police could arrive on scene.

Police initially attempted to intercept the vehicle around 6.50pm in Ipswich. The driver of the vehicle is alleged to have evaded police at that time.

A further attempt to intercept the vehicle in Raceview was also unsuccessful.

Polair 2 continued surveillance of the vehicle.

Police were eventually able to use a tyre deflation device at Frazerview causing all four tyres to deflate.

The 25-year-old female driver from Grandchester and the 23-year-old male passenger from Leichardt were located a short distance away.

Both are currently assisting police with enquiries.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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