Clayfield Man Arrested for Stealing A Mercedes

A 33-year-old Clayfield man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into a Bonney Avenue residence in Clayfield and stealing a black Mercedes Benz C250 Coupe in the early hours of May 6th.

According to Queensland Police Sergeant Jodie Murray, the man is accused of entering the home through an unlocked side door around midnight and taking cash, keys to the Mercedes, and other property from inside.

He then allegedly stole the luxury vehicle, with Queensland registration plates 511 ZZT, from the driveway before fleeing the scene.

Just over an hour later at 1:15 am, police reported locating the stolen Mercedes being driven suspiciously on Balmain Street in the nearby suburb of Wooloowin after members of the public reported the vehicle.

The 33-year-old Clayfield man was arrested and has been charged with entering a dwelling to commit an indictable offence, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, and obstructing police.

He is scheduled to appear before the Brisbane Magistrates Court on June 7th.

Witnesses are urged to immediately report any suspected crimes or suspicious behaviour to police by calling Policelink at or on 131 444 or reporting anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

This latest alleged vehicle theft incident has a police reference number of QP2400770542.

Published 19-May-2024