Arrest of Wanted Man

Police News - Non Breaking

A man police had been seeking following a number of alleged break and enters, dangerous operation of motor vehicle and arson incidents between Bowen and Sarina has been arrested in Ayr.

The 29-year- old man was taken into custody at the weekend following the execution of a search warrant on an Irving Street, Ayr, residence.

The man attempted to flee the scene however was arrested by attending officers after a short foot chase.

The 29-year- old South Mackay man has been charged with three counts of enter premises and commit indictable offence by break, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, arson of a motor vehicle, obstruct police and possession of dangerous drugs.

He is due to appear in Townsville Magistrates Court this morning.