La Joya Police Seize 370 Pounds of Marijuana
La Joya police seize several bundles of marijuana on Thursday morning after a short chase in Penitas.
The La Joya officer turned on his lights to pull over the driver of a black Pontiac Grand Am on Buena Vista road, but the driver took off after pulling over and stopping his vehicle. When the officer stepped out of his vehicle the driver hit the gas pedal the took off starting a car chase. The driver and his passenger jumped out of the vehicle after a short chase and got away from the officer, but left behind 370 pounds of marijuana in the car.