Former AFL footballer Ben Cousins arrives at the Perth Magistrate's Court to face charges of possession with intent to sell or supply methamphetamine, Perth, Monday, April 2, 2012. Police allege Cousins had drugs hidden inside his body when he was arrested at Esperance Airport last Tuesday.
Former AFL footballer Ben Cousins arrives at the Perth Magistrate's Court to face charges of possession with intent to sell or supply methamphetamine, Perth, Monday, April 2, 2012. Police allege Cousins had drugs hidden inside his body when he was arrested at Esperance Airport last Tuesday. AAP Image - Tony Ashby

Former AFL star Ben Cousins arrested after police chase

FORMER AFL star Ben Cousins has been arrested after leading police on a car chase in Perth's southern suburbs last night.

Police allege the former mid-fielder was driving erratically in the southern Perth suburb of Bicton about 10:30pm when he failed to stop for officers.

The 36-year-old was arrested after a short chase that ended at the intersection of Gill and Solomon streets in the nearby suburb of Mosman Park.

He was charged with reckless driving, failing to provide a breath test and failing to stop.

He was granted bail to appear in the Fremantle Magistrates Court on April 8.

Read more at ABC News Online.

 


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