A high speed chase to stop a drug cartel operation ended with a crash.
Police say the chase started on Expressway 83 after police tried to stop a car for a traffic violation and then headed south of FM 2360 towards La Grulla and ending near the Rio Grande river. The suspected smugglers crashed into a tree and also a patrol unit, right behind them. No one was hurt, but the two smugglers tried to make a run for the river. One got away while Juan Luis Cantu Jr was apprehended by police and 551 pounds of marijuana was seized.