Two vehicle pursuits tied to drug smuggling
FLORENCE, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) – The Pinal County Sheriff’s Department pursued two vehicles early morning on Thursday, Sept.
13, all within 90 minutes of each other; both vehicles contained marijuana. According to the Pinal County Sheriff’s office, the first pursuit occurred at 2 a.m., when a sheriff’s deputy was traveling
eastbound on Interstate-8. The deputy noticed a 2000 Cadillac Escalade speeding and attempted to stop the car. The vehicle initially began to pull
over, but then accelerated and the deputy followed.