Kwinana Courier - - Street Watch -

PO­LICE charged a 40-year-old Ore­lia man af­ter a chase in a stolen car on Au­gust 15. Of­fi­cers tried to stop an Audi TT on Bar­ring­ton Street in Bi­bra Lake at 5.40pm. Po­lice al­lege the driver failed to stop and evaded them through var­i­ous streets in Yange­bup. A short time later, a tyre de­fla­tion de­vice was set up on Wat­tleup Road in Ham­mond Park. How­ever, the car con­tin­ued to evade po­lice through streets in Ham­mond Park and through to North Coogee. The car left the road and en­tered a park off Lu­cre­tia Cir­cle in Coogee. It went down a flight of stairs and con­tin­ued on through more streets. At this time, an­other tyre de­fla­tion de­vice was de­ployed on Rus­sell and Rock­ing­ham roads. The car con­tin­ued through red traf­fic lights but even­tu­ally came to stop on Rock­ing­ham Road. Po­lice said the driver fled from the car, but he was ap­pre­hended nearby. It will be al­leged of­fi­cers found metham­phetamine on the man. The car was al­legedly stolen from a res­i­dence in Piara Wa­ters ear­lier this month. The man was charged with ag­gra­vated fail­ing to stop, reck­less driv­ing, steal­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle and pos­sess­ing a pro­hib­ited drug. He is due to ap­pear in court at a later date.

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