POSTED: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 8:40am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm
In La Joya, a routine traffic stop leads police to uncovering over half a ton of marijuana.
1,200 pounds of marijuana was found in a van after police tried to stop a driver for a tail light infraction. The driver refused to stop and a chase began on expressway 83. The driver jumped out of the van as it was moving and got away from police, but left behind $360,000 dollars worth of marijuana.
The driver remains on the loose and if you have any information on the driver please call La Joya CrimeStoppers at 956.585.4855.