A man and a woman have been charged with a plethora of property, drug and traffic offences in Mount Isa.
Sergeant Whitney Lacy said the couple were intercepted while travelling in separate vehicles on Marian Street around 7.15pm on January 9, for the purpose of a licence check and Roadside Breath Test (RBT).
On further investigation Police found the male driver matched a description of a man pawning stolen goods.
CCTV footage identified him as wearing the same hat and sunglasses and matching tattoos.
Police conducted a search of both the vehicles which resulted in finding a number of suspected stolen property items including brand new tools, clothing, registration plates, personal identification and cards belonging to other persons.
Other items found included axes, a hunting knife, house breaking implement kit, capped and uncapped used syringes.
The 38-year-old man was charged with 18 offences ranging from stealing, fraud to fail to properly dispose of needle and syringe and driving a defective vehicle.
He was remanded in custody until February 28.
The 24-year-old woman was charged with five offences including stealing, possession of used utensils or a pipe and possessing property suspected to be used in the commission of a drug offence.
The woman was also issued with five traffic infringement notices.
She will appear in the Mount Isa Magistrates Court on February 2.
Both the man and woman were from Garbutt, Townsville.
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