HOUSTON -

A driver who led police on a chase before crashing in northwest Harris County is in custody.

The Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office says it all began with an investigation into a suspicious person at a park on Spring Cypress. When the deputy constable arrived, the drive fled and led police on a short chase.

According to deputy constables, the suspect threw a briefcase out of the vehicle during the chase. The suspect eventually crashed at Grant Road and Cemetery Road and was taken into custody.

Marijuana and a gun were found in the briefcase, deputy constables say.