Man charged after police allegedly find ‘explosive materials’ locking down streets in two suburbs
A 42-year-old man has been charged after parts of two Brisbane suburbs were locked down yesterday, after police allegedly discovered explosive materials.
Police were called to a home on Hamley Street in Wooloowin around 1.30pm after some explosive materials were allegedly found in a room by a person visiting the home.
Meanwhile, parts of Coorparoo were also locked down, while police negotiated with a man.
He was taken into custody without incident.
The man’s vehicle was seized searched, with police allegedly uncovering “items and documentation falsely attributed to various government agencies”.
Two knives and replica weapons were also allegedly uncovered.
Police undertook a controlled detonation of the explosive materials.
A 42-year-old Capalaba man was transported to hospital for further assessment and has since been charged with one count each of manufacture explosive without authority, authority required to possess explosives, unlawful possession of weapons, possession of a knife in a public place, common assault, carry exposed weapon in a public place, assume designation or description of police officer, possessing dangerous drugs and possessing/acquiring restricted items.
He is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court this afternoon.
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