LIBERTY COUNTY, Texas — Excited drivers stopped to scoop up some serious cash early Saturday after Tennessee suspects made it rain during a high speed chase on Highway 59.
Deputies from Liberty and Polk counties were chasing five suspects on the highway when the suspects began to dump cash out of their vehicle between FM 2090 and FM 1485.
One motorist stopped on the highway to collect some dollar bills, while one trucker watched another driver use his shirt as an apron and filled it with money.
A deputy deployed strips on the highway, puncturing three of the tires on the fleeing SUV, but the suspects continued to ride on the rims before eventually stopping.
The suspects were arrested and identified as, Marquavis Lytle, Deangelo Young, Deandre Brown, Reginald Black and Chaka Grady, all from Nashville.
When questioned, the suspects had quite a bizarre excuse…
According to deputies, all of the men at first denied any knowledge of the money that was found in truck. However, three of them told deputies they were on their way to Padre Island for ‘Spring Break,’ until they were reminded that Spring Break ended in March.
In the end, deputies collected a total of $48,000 off the side of the road.