CHP officers recover nearly $400k worth of weed, psychedelic mushrooms after pursuit in East LA

California Highway Patrol officers located nearly $400,000 worth of marijuana and psychedelic mushrooms at the end of a pursuit in East Los Angeles on Friday.

In a post on Instagram, CHP’s East LA Office said that officers attempted to make a traffic stop on a car, but the driver failed to yield.

The officers and a CHP airship engaged the suspect in pursuit, CHP said.

At the end of the chase, officers located nearly 120 pounds of psychedelic mushrooms and 40 pounds of marijuana inside of the car. They estimate that the entirety of the product is worth nearly $400,000.

There was no information provided on how the chase started or ended, or why the suspect was wanted in the first place.


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