Approximately 400 lbs. of marijuana seized following foot chase in Brewster Co.

Approximately 400 lbs. of marijuana seized following foot chase in Brewster Co.
Photo of the marijuana found inside the van. (Source: Brewster County Sheriff's Office/Facebook)

BREWSTER COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Brewster County deputies made quite the discovery on Wednesday night.

We're told that south county deputies saw a white van while patrolling along FM 170, near Lajitas.

We're told deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled from them.

Following a brief pursuit, the suspects abandoned the vehicle near the Rio Grande, and fled on foot to Mexico.

Upon a search of the van, that's where authorities found approximately 400 pounds of marijuana.

We're told the case is still under investigation.

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