Four people have been charged following an alleged dangerous driving incident across the Cassowary Coast yesterday.
Around 12pm, Innisfail Road Policing Unit detected two stolen vehicles travelling in convoy around just north of Innisfail.
A tyre deflation device disabled one vehicle in Tully, at which point the occupants fled to the other vehicle.
Around 2pm it will be alleged they stole a Nissan X-TRAIL from a White Street, Cardwell address.
They travelled back towards Innisfail, where the cars separated and three people were arrested after they left the vehicle and tried to swim across the river.
The other vehicle was stopped in Deeral with the use of the Rescue 510 helicopter and the dog squad.
A 21-year-old woman from Innisfail has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, evade police, dangerous operation of a vehicle, obstruct and assault police
A 21-year-old woman from Cairns has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, evade police and dangerous operation of a vehicle.
Both will appear in Innisfail Magistrates Court today.
A 21-year-old man from Townsville has been charged with 26 offences including burglary, stealing and unlawful use of a motor vehicle, from across Cairns. He will appear in Cairns Magistrates Court today.
A 13-year-old boy from Townsville has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, evade police and dangerous operation of a vehicle.