A West Leederville man has been charged with deprivation of liberty relating to his two passengers after a police chase overnight.

Police allege that at around 8.45pm, a Holden Commodore carrying three people failed to stop for police on Epsom Avenue in Belmont.

"Police pursued the vehicle through the Belmont and St James areas, before a stinger was deployed at the intersection of Hilllview Terrace and Berwick Street in St James," a police spokeswoman said.

"The vehicle was forced to stop and three people were taken into custody."

A 35-year-old West Leederville man has been charged with failing to stop, a driving offence and two counts of deprivation of liberty in relation to his passengers.

He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court tomorrow.

A 42-year-old Ellenbrook woman has been charged with possessing heroin with intent to sell or supply,
possessing methylamphetamine, possession of cannabis and possessing a prohibited weapon.

She will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on March 1.

The third person in the car, a 29-year-old man, was released without charge.

The West Australian

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