Boxes of marijuana fell from a speeding truck and onto streets in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday morning during a police pursuit.
The chase began at about 3:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Venice Boulevard after a burglary at a marijuana dispensary. Sparks streamed from the back of the box truck as patrol SUVs followed the driver in downtown Los Angeles.
The truck's lift gate was up during the pursuit.
The driver was stopped and arrested near 41st Street and Wadsworth Avenue southwest of downtown Los Angeles after the short chase. Details about the burglary were not immediately available.
Get Southern California news, weather forecasts and entertainment stories to your inbox. Sign up for NBC LA newsletters.