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Police: Suspected drug runner in custody following crash in Mission

Police say a suspected drug runner is in custody after a car crashed into the Rio Grande in Mission.{ }

Update: After the vehicle was retrieved from the water on Friday, police found a bundle of marijuana inside the vehicle.

Lt. Tittle says a man and woman are facing felony evading charges, as well as possession of marijuana charges. The man and woman have not been identified.

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Original story: Police say a suspected drug runner is in custody after a car crashed into the Rio Grande in Mission.

Mission police Lt. Jody Tittle says the suspect drove a car off a boat launch at Chimney Park RV Resort and into the Rio Grande.

A dive team has been called to pull the car from the water.

The Mission Police Department, Mission Fire Department and Drug Enforcement Administration remain on the scene.

Check back for updates.

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