Police have charged a man and woman following the alleged theft of a pet dog and vehicle on July 24.
Police will allege the blue 2011 Suzuki Swift and six-year-old chihuahua were stolen from outside a café on Camborne Street in Alderley at approximately 6am.
The chihuahua was handed in by a man to a veterinarian practice on Stafford Road in Stafford on Tuesday July 26.
The dog (Zoe) was later returned to her owner safe and well.
On Tuesday (August 2), an off-duty police officer observed the vehicle with different registration plates on Muller Road, Boondall.
The off-duty officer observed a woman and man leaving the vehicle and walking into a unit complex.
A short time later, police officers arrived at the scene and took the woman into custody. The man was located a short time later and also arrested.
A 26-year-old Gordon Park man has been charged with two counts of stealing and one count each of unlawful use of motor vehicle and fraud.
He appeared at the Brisbane Magistrates Court today and has been remanded in custody to reappear on September 19.
A 34-year-old Gordon Park woman has been charged with unlawful use of motor vehicle and stealing. She will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on August 30.