CASTAIC (CBS) — What started as a simple attempt to stop a vechile resulted in a high speed chase with the driver tossing suspected bags of drugs out of his car  on the northbound 5 Freeway Tuesday.

The pursuit began around 10:45 a.m. when the driver failed to yield to California Highway Patrol officers in Newhall.

Authorities say the suspect threw several bags of a substance believed to be methamphetamine from the car during the chase .

The pursuit ended just before noon on the 5 Freeway, south of Bakersfield, when the driver pulled over and gave himself up.

The northbound 5 Freeway was closed near Castaic as CHP officers searched for additional evidence.

Comments (10)
  1. glenda says:

    You are the only station that has anything about this, but I wish your live stream worked 😦

    1. Saber 1 says:

      A TOW missile would have stopped the chase.

  2. CG says:

    Even Bakersfield news is not showing anything about this chase that is on their doorstep. Though that is not surprizing cause they ignore that area of the county, but still

  3. john says:

    i can see commercials.. No NEWS

  4. c-man says:

    How long until the police adopt an engine enabling device. What will it take? An important political figure to be killed. Snipers should be placed and head shots taken.

    1. Joe says:

      Great idea!!
      Install one of those devices on every car in the state. AT THE OWNERS EXPENSE
      How long will it be before somebody hacks in the the system and disables hundreds of cars at once.

  5. HooDatIS? says:

    put machine guns on these helicopters and mow these losers down
    that will teach them a lesson

  6. MR, Time says:

    We Americans should take the examples of other country’s around the WORLD; Like Iran, Red China, The Kingdom of Arab Nations not over thrown YET By America for there OIL; They do not caudal DRUG RUNNER’S OR DRUG USERS; They put a BULLET in there head’s; there by saving the need of billions of their dollars. And NO need for DRUG REHABS and SHRINK’S.

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