Suspect tries running from police after caught with drugs, arrested soon after
ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -
A brief foot chase ends in a drug arrest in Southeast Rochester.
According to Rochester police, they stopped Antonio Howard, 36, of Rochester, after a traffic violation on the 1600 block of 15th Avenue Southeast. The officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana, and began to search their vehicle.
During the search, he discovered a draw-string bag that contained more than half a pound of synthetic cannabinoid, plus 45 grams of marijuana.
Howard took off after the officer tried to arrest him but was caught a block down the road.
He faces multiple sales and possession charges, plus a fleeing on foot charge.
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