Chase ends in arrests, seizure of drugs

An afternoon police chase in Harlingen lead to the arrests of several men and the seizure of hundreds of pounds of narcotics.

Officials say the pursuit began when U.S. Border Patrol agents attempted to stop a silver SUV on Landrum Road around 3 p.m. today.

Police say the driver fled and federal agents gave chase. The SUV was finally stopped at the intersection of the expressway frontage road and Taft Street.

They say the men ran from the vehicle. Agents arrested at least three men and discovered 500 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle.