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Odessa Man Tries to Run Police, Later Arrested

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa man tried to run from police after getting busted with drugs but he didn't get very far though.

Officers pulled over Thomas Estrada, 32.

The report says he stopped but got out and ran on foot.

Police say while they were chasing Estrada, they saw Estrada pull a plastic bag from his clothing and empty it into a puddle of water.

Estrada was eventually caught.

Police say what he emptied into the puddle turned out to be cocaine.

They searched his car and say they found some marijuana, a scale, rolling papers, plastic baggies and a sales ledger.

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