Cochrane RCMP members arrested two men after a chase that saw suspects tossing illegal items out of car windows.
It happened at around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday when officers noticed a red Mazda driving without its lights northbound on Hwy. 22.
Cst. Bonnie Sauve with Cochrane RCMP said they learned the vehicle was stolen out of Calgary.
"The vehicle was driving quite dangerously endangering the public and almost caused a head-on collision with police. The officers were given permission to deploy a tire deflation device."
Once the vehicle came to a stop, the passengers took off but were quickly arrested.
No one was injured.
Cst. Sauve said the suspects were seen throwing contraband, and a number of Pokémon cards from the windows of the vehicle before it came to a stop.
"They were throwing out stolen items and drug paraphernalia."
"Some drug dealers use to pay each other using those cards."
Forty-one-year-old Dereck McInnis of Calgary is charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5000, possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, resisting a Peace Officer, and flight from Peace Officer.
Forty-three-year-old Jason Wilkening, who had an outstanding Canada Wide Warrant, is charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5000, possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, and flight from Peace Officer.
The pair have been remanded into custody. McInnis is set to appear in Cochrane Provincial court on Sept. 12, and Wilkening on Sept.19.
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