Duo arrested, charged after leading police on chase through Malaga and Mirrabooka

Duo arrested, charged after leading police on chase through Malaga and Mirrabooka

TRAFFIC Enforcement officers have charged two men for stealing a motor vehicle and possession of drugs after a chase through Malaga and Mirrabooka overnight.

About 9.20pm, officers observed a white Holden utility on Malaga Drive; the vehicle was allegedly stolen from Hazelmere on March 11.

Police attempted to stop the vehicle and it continued to evade police into Beach Road and Torquata Drive before it lost control and crashed into a skip bin outside a property on Torquata Drive.

The driver and passenger attempted to flee but were apprehended.

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The 30-year-old Mirrabooka driver was charged with possession of a prohibited drug, stealing a motor vehicle and reckless driving and will appear before Perth Magistrates Court on April 5.

The 27-year-old Nollamara passenger was charged with possession of a prohibited drug and stealing a motor vehicle and will face Perth Magistrates Court today.