Cash, drugs found after police chase in Tom Green County

A police chase in Tom Green County ended with a drug bust and a sizable haul of cash.

A Tom Green County Deputy stopped John Robert Arispe of Sterling City on Tuesday afternoon for a traffic violation.

While the deputy was running his driver's license and license plate, Arispe hit the gas and took off in his 1982 Pontiac Grand Prix.

Arispe attempted to turn left onto FM 2105 from Side View Road, but lost control and crashed.

Police searched his car and found 280 grams of methamphetamine and more than $1,000 in cash inside of the vehicle.

Arispe was booked into the Tom Green County Jail for manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance, evading arrest and detention, possession and delivery of drug paraphernalia and two warrants.

His bonds total more than $38,000.

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