Man jumps from moving SUV, caught with drugs

POSTED: Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 2:03pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am

Wednesday at around 8:00 pm Waco officers were tried to stop a man for a traffic violation, but the driver ran from police.

According to officials, the man jumped from the movie vehicle causing the SUV  to crash into an unoccupied, parked car on the 1900 block of Ethel.

Officers gave chase and after using a taser, took him into custody. The found two large plastic baggies of a white powder substance in his possession. Preliminary test show the substance to be methamphetamine.

The amount of methamphetamine recovered weighed out to be approximately 873 grams. The street value is over $87,000.

The case is still under investigation.


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