POSTED: Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 9:35am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:35pm
La Joya police seized more than 800 pounds of marijuana after a high speed chase early Friday morning.
It started just before 7 a.m. when Border Patrol agents alerted La Joya police of a suspicious truck driving towards the river. When the agents tried stopping the driver a high speed chase ensued. The chase ended when the vehicles front right tire exploded. Police and agents found 803 pounds of marijuana in the truck bed and discovered the truck had been stolen out of Mission.