Police make an arrest in Drayton.
Police make an arrest in Drayton.

Two men face 28 charges after ramming police

UPDATE: Drayton police have charged two men with a combined total of 28 offences after a registration check conducted by a passing police patrol of a vehicle at a petrol station revealed it was displaying stolen number plates.

It will be alleged at 3.15pm yesterday police observed the car at a Brisbane Rd petrol station. 

As police approached the vehicle the male driver has fled on foot, with police taking the two male passengers into custody.

It will be further alleged the male driver threatened a 60-year-old man at a residence further along Brisbane Street and demanded the keys to his Ford sedan.

The man then got into the Ford and allegedly reversed at a police vehicle that had stopped behind him before driving forward into a fence and becoming stuck. 

Following a brief struggle with police the man was taken into custody.

A 23-year-old Chinchilla man has been charged with 16 offences including unlawful use of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving, serious assault police and obstruct police, possession of dangerous drug (amphetamines) and driving whilst disqualified and under the influence of a liquor or drug. He has been denied police bail.

One of the passengers, a 28-year-old Toowoomba man, has been charged with 12 offences including unlawful use of a motor vehicle, four counts of stealing, three counts of possession of dangerous drugs including cocaine and testosterone. He too, was denied police bail.

Some of the charges relate to alleged offences committed at an earlier date.

Both men are due to appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court on Monday, March 19

YESTERDAY: POLICE have made two arrests after a ramming incident this afternoon.

A Police spokesman said officers arrested two people on Brisbane St, Drayton who were under the influence of drugs or alcohol in the vehicle involved.

Police make an arrest in Drayton
Police make an arrest in Drayton

The spokesman said the vehicle was using number plates stolen from another vehicle in Wilsonton.

Officers had initially responded to the call at 3.15pm.

YESTERDAY: TOOWOOMBA Police are responding to reports of a ramming incident in the city.

A Police spokeswoman confirmed that officers were currently attending an incident where a suspect vehicle is believed to have rammed a Police car.

The incident is currently unfolding.