Lajitas

photos courtesy of the Brewster County Sheriff's Office

LAJITAS, Texas — A man fled to Mexico in an effort to evade authorities — leaving behind a truck, a firearm, several loaded magazines, and approximately 50 large bundles of marijuana.

During the early morning hours of August 14, 2020, Brewster County Deputies encountered a Chevrolet pickup driving erratically near Lajitas, Texas.

Police say they initiated a traffic stop but the driver failed to yield, fleeing at a high rate of speed.

"He eventually abandoned the vehicle, near the Rio Grande, and escaped, on foot, into Mexico," stated the department.

During the search of the abandoned vehicle, deputies discovered a firearm, several loaded magazines, and approximately 50 large bundles of marijuana.

Anyone with information regarding the driver is asked to contact the Brewster County Sheriff's Office at (432) 837-3488.

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