Police find drugs after chase in north Houston

January 23, 2010 5:18:59 AM PST
Police discovered more than three pounds of marijuana after a chase in north Houston last night. Houston police tried to pull over an SUV for a traffic violation near Homestead and Parker around 11pm. The SUV took off. After a short chase, the SUV crashed into shrubbery. The SUV's passenger grabbed a bag and ran away.

The driver was arrested. Police caught the passenger a short time later and discovered bales of marijuana in that bag. He was also arrested.