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Pursuit of vehicle, Mackay

Police have arrested a man after a vehicle involved in a series of evade offences across Mackay was located on Wednesday (20th May)

It will be alleged an off-duty police officer saw the man driving a blue Commodore sedan, bearing stolen number plates, at 11.30am in the Shoal Point area.

The vehicle is alleged to have been involved in a number of evade offences.

Police conducted patrols along Shoal Point Road and attempted to intercept the vehicle, which continued to evade police.

Shortly before midday police deployed a tyre deflation device to disable the vehicle.

Police entered into a pursuit until the vehicle came to a stop on Mackay-Bucasia Road, Beaconsfield as a result of damage it had sustained.

The man was taken into custody after the deployment of a taser.

A 29-year-old South Mackay man has been charged with multiple driving, drug, and property related offences.

He will appear before the Mackay Magistrates Court on May 21.