ST. ANN, Mo. – A man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police say he ditched a kilo of cocaine out a car window on the highway.

Chief Aaron Jimenez with the St. Ann Police Department says their Narcotics Violation Unit was following a drug suspect when he threw the drugs out his car window.

Jimenez says the pursued the suspect to the area of Oak Ridge and Monroe in St. Ann, where the suspect drove into a wooded area, hopped out of the car, and ran from the scene.

St. Ann police officers chased the man down and took him into custody without incident.

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