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Chase in Texarkana, TX, ends in a wreck

TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) - A man being chased by police not only ended up being arrested, but ended up wrecking his car as well.

The chase went from Texarkana, Arkansas to the Texas side, finally ending when the driver crashed into a tree at the intersection of 23rd and Walnut near Highland Park School.

The school was briefly put on lockdown while officers searched for him.

Police tell us the driver tossed out a box during the chase. Officers found more than 17 pounds of marijuana inside.

Derrick Blair was caught hiding behind a house in the area. He was arrested and charged with evading and possession of marijuana.

Following Blair's arrest, narcotics investigators searched his home and reportedly found an additional pound of pot in his bedroom.

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