High speed chase turns into possible drug bust

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) –  Opelika police tell News Leader 9 that a patrol officer was trying to stop a car in the city, when the driver began leading officers on a high speed chase.

The chase ended on Highway 280 near the Golden Coraal, when the driver pulled over and took off running into the woods.

Police are still looking for the suspect, who has not been identified.

Several narcotics officers were on the scene searching the car, but they cannot confirm if any drugs were found.

News Leader 9 will continue to follow this story and bring you more.

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