2 vehicles with $1M worth of pot seized near Gila Bend - KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

2 vehicles with $1M worth of pot seized near Gila Bend

Posted: Updated:
(Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
GILA BEND, AZ (CBS5) -

Deputies in Maricopa County are looking for the suspects who abandoned two vehicles carrying more than $1 million worth of marijuana.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said the vehicles were discovered abandoned early Friday morning in the desert east of Gila Bend after a chase with police.

A mid-size SUV was stuffed from the floorboards to the roof along with an extended cab pickup truck, according to MCSO. In all, there were roughly 2,000 pounds of pot.

MCSO deputies searched the area by helicopter but weren't able to locate the suspects.

Anyone with information should call MCSO.

Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

105 West Ferguson Street
Tyler, TX 75702

FCC Public File
publicfile@kltv.com
903-597-5588
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KLTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.